Are you planning upon a bathroom remodel in the Birmingham
While you are planning your luxurious bath consider your desired style. If you're unsure of it visit bathroom and plumbing showrooms, designer show houses, and annual bath expos. Look through magazines and brand name websites. Check out designer books from your library. Keep a folder of pictures cut out from magazines and printed copies of design elements you find that you like.
Next, decide upon the materials you want. Do you want to save money by using fiberglass sinks, tubs or showers? Or do want to splurge for the best with granite or marble countertops, automated toilets and marble tubs? Perhaps you like quartz stone or glass tiles. The choices of materials are so many that you are limited only by budget and your imagination.
Homeowners looking to remodel often have a lot of great ideas. Consider though, hiring a designer for the ideas and knowledge they can bring to the table. For example, they can make suggestions to maximize space and resale value. The trend today is more towards luxurious showers than huge tubs. Wider doorways and wider shower doors with no lip at the bottom are also preferred and are more accessible for handicapped persons. Grab bars blend seamlessly now and hand held shower heads are all the rage. A designer can introduce you to what's available, what's hot and what brings the best resale value.
If luxury is your goal consider a pass through fireplace for warmth and beauty. Warming drawers for towels and luxurious lighting over a hot tub are a big plus. Heat strips under ceramic tile or stone floors are a wonderful addition, especially in the winter when tile can be cold on the feet.
Televisions and sound systems in the bath are taking the go, with in mirror flat screen televisions being a very much desired item. With the television only visible when it is on, it is high on most desired lists.
If your bath shares space with your washer and dryer, consider moving them. They may be new as well as high tech but they will be detrimental to the luxurious perfection you want to achieve. Having a separate location for them is especially a must if you ever plan to sell your home.
If you have a television or sound system in your bath you will need some sound softening materials such as rugs, fabric curtains or plush towels on open shelving.
After all, you want your new bath to be a calm and relaxing retreat that soothes weary muscles and minds. As hard as we work, we deserve every bit of the luxury from a bathroom remodel in your Birmingham, Alabama area home.
Give our professionals at Southern Home Services a call and let us show you how we can make your dream of a luxurious bathroom become a reality.