Bathroom Remodeling: A Home Investment

Bathroom Remodeling: A Home Investment

A house is an asset and our elders have always told us that investing in a house and land is a safe and long term investment. Bathroom remodeling is a form of investment. Whether room additions or bathroom renovations, those makeover projects add value to a house. Hence, if people are considering selling their house or if they are planning long preservation works, bathroom remodeling plans are the answer to their needs and objectives.

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Bathroom Remodeling: A Safe Home Investment

People should conceive new bathroom remodeling designs as increasing the value of their house and therefore its resale price bon in the short term and long term. However, as all safe investment plans, people should invest their money in long term quality asset and in renovation works that ensure return on investment. Hence, the bathroom finishing and the quality of the materials, fixtures and fittings should be of high standard and durable. In fact when looking at the before and after bathroom models people should see and feel the difference.

Therefore, people should invest in professional work that will guarantee a high quality finishing and that remodeled bathrooms will look luxurious, cozy, comfortable, warm and above all that they reflect their personal taste and personality. All these factors will ensure return on investment. In this respect it is important that people prepare a bathroom remodeling plan. They should keep in mind that a bad finishing and unprofessional work instead of adding value to their house can on the contrary decrease its worth.

Planning Bathroom Remodeling

When working out a decoration plan, there are some inherent factors that people should consider to judge whether or not they are making a wise investment: the remodeling expenses, the value of similar houses in the vicinity, the quality of the renovation, property market conditions, space availability, the overall condition of the house and the house interior decoration. When it is pointed out that a bathroom renovation adds value to a house, the additional worth corresponds to the cost of the remodeling expenses. But there are also other internal and external factors that impact on the price value.

A bathroom is an inherent unit in the house. Therefore when decorating their bathroom, people should ensure that the design bathroom is in tune with the interior decoration of the rest of the house. If there are clashes, they will decrease the value of the building. When people have opted for a decoration style, they should work out a financial budget. Indeed it is not wise investment to spend more than what can be afforded. A budget estimation will help people know how much they can financially afford to invest in the renovation of their bathroom.

It would be rather detrimental if at some point in the middle of the project people do not have enough money to finish the renovation. A half-finished decoration is always an eyesore and it is a bad investment since it decreases the value of the house. To prevent such detrimental situation, it is wise for people when budgeting the work, to find out which bathroom design ideas, remodeling materials, fixtures and fittings and which decoration furniture and accessories best meet their financial means.

To minimize cost, often people tend to opt for do it yourself bathroom remodels. While such options can be beneficial as long as people have the know-how, expertise, experience and time to undertake such renovation works, yet, it can be to their disadvantage. Renovation work can be difficult, time consuming and hell for inexperienced people. In the end they can find that while initially they wanted to save money, they in fact have lost money. The aim of going for a bathroom remodeling is to improve the look of a bathroom to add value to the house.


Jane Hurley
I have been working in and teaching Bathroom Design and Remodeling for over 25 years. I stumbled into it; a designer friend needed an assistant for a couple days. One day turned into 1 month, that then turned into 1 year...and the rest is history. Now I want to share my knowledge through this blog and hope you all can benefit from it :)

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One Response to “Bathroom Remodeling: A Home Investment”

  1. I would have to agree with you wholeheartedly

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