Fundamentals of a Successful Remodeling Project
Welcome to the Second Chapter of Module 1 of the bathroomgurureview design training series. In this tutorial we are going to look a little closer at what it takes to have a successful remodeling project. Good planning, careful designing and accurate workmanship will just about guarantee that your efforts will be rewarded with a bathroom you are proud of. And while you may be considering hiring a contractor for bathroom renovations, the more input and work you contribute to the project yourself, the more money you will save, and the smoother your project will progress. Meaning you can do a lot of the physical demolition, cleaning and prep work yourself and leave the more technical stuff such as plumbing or electrical to the experts if necessary.
Planning is the Key
This training series will guide you through a complete bathroom remodeling project from start to finish. Hopefully you have had the opportunity to go through Module 1 chapter 1. Now that you are familiar with a brief history of bathroom design you are now ready for an overview of the design process. In the first module we will present ideas and techniques for planning the overall design of your bath using your present bathroom layout as a jump off point for better usage and creative remodeling of the space.
In the next module we will dive even further into the more targeted bathroom design ideas such as choosing and planning your fixtures. Details are important if you are to create a professional looking bathing area, so we also cover finishing materials and accessories.
Who Will be Using Your Bath?
But for a lavatory to be effective it must actually meet the needs of the end user therefore we will not only look at the more common bathroom layouts for families and guest, it would also be beneficial to examine creating a bathroom for the physically inhibited such as children and older individuals. The chapter will be rounded off by finalizing the bath design process to create a blueprint that you or your contractor can follow and use as a guide for what needs to be done.
Dealing With Contractors and Permits
In module three of the bathroomgurureview design training series, planning the construction of the space is the next step in the programme. In the first stage you used your creativity to come up with some interesting and useful design ideas for your bathroom, now in the more practical construction phase, we teach you how the professionals plan the process to make it work safely and efficiently. This outline is also an effective tool to map your progress and keep timelines and expenses in check along with building codes, acquiring permits and dealing with mandatory inspections.
Getting down to business is what the fourth module is all about. Get those work gloves on as we present to you a comprehensive remodeling construction guide. From general construction skills such as carpentry, we also teach you the skillsets and tasks necessary to build your unique bathroom. Follow step-by-step instructions on how to remove your old fixtures. Learn structural rough in techniques for heating, plumbing, and electrical work. Install fixtures, prepare surfaces for finishes and put in accessories.
The Fundamentals of Great Bathroom Design
At bathroomgurureview our goal is to help you succeed with your bathroom design and remodeling project. Knowing the basic principles of design will ensure a beautiful and functional bathroom. Our hope is that you will learn enough from these tutorials so that you will actually enjoy the process of creating a new and exciting bathing and relaxation area in your home. Just remember that the planning and construction of your new bathroom will go a lot smoother if you have a grasp on the concepts of construction and installation.
Enjoy all That Hard Work
Today’s homeowner wants to create a room in their home with a spa like atmosphere where they can temporarily relax and prepare themselves for the sometimes hectic world outside. On the path to achieving this goal, renovators are turning their attention to designing their own bathrooms. Bathroomgurureviw gives you the resources, know-how and creative ideas so that you too can design the bathroom you have always wanted . Stay tuned for chapter 2 of module 1 entitled “Getting Started With Bathroom Design”.