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The Benefit in Bathroom Makeovers

Posted on Wed, Aug 19, 2015

bathroom_accentsOne of the most common areas in a home that people will focus on remodeling is the bathroom. This is a room in the home that demands comfort. It is also one of the main areas that homebuyers place their focus on when deciding if a home is right for them. Because of these reasons and more, bathroom makeovers are often at the top of the list when it comes to valuable remodels.

Homeowners who have a long list of makeover desires for their home should first determine if the bathroom is the best place to start. To do this, learning more about the benefits of this specific makeover is important. Below are several benefits that can make this makeover the best decision yet.

Increased Home Value

It is estimated that homeowners will see just between 50-60% of the money that they spend on a bathroom remodel return when they sell their homes. However, it is important that the work is completed properly. Bathrooms can quickly begin looking outdated. For this reason, stick with neutral colors that will stand the test of time when completing a bathroom makeover.

Storage

If the homeowner is planning to stay in the home for a while, giving the bathroom a makeover can have entirely different benefits. One of these benefits is storage. Since the bathroom is one area of the home that requires the most storage space, remodeling it to include more storage can be a huge benefit. Having additional storage in the bathroom can also help to cut down on the clutter around the home. A decrease in clutter can help create a relaxing space, free from stress. However, this is also something that will appeal to homebuyers.

Comfort and Style

Many people rely on their bathroom to relax. Whether this is by taking a hot shower after a long day's work or soaking in the tub, relaxing in the bathroom is something most people enjoy. Giving a bathroom a makeover can help to increase the amount of relaxation and comfort that a homeowner feels in their bathroom. They can also add in bits of their own style so that they also enjoy the décor, colors and fixtures in the bathroom. Making these changes can allow any homeowner the benefit of enjoying their bathroom enough where they feel comfortable and at peace while relaxing there.

Efficiency

One issue that commonly occurs in a bathroom is inefficient fixtures. Sinks can leak and toilets can run and these issues can quickly increase the costs associated with water usage. They also have a negative effect on the environment. Completing a bathroom remodel is a great way to reduce the amount of energy that is used in the home. During these changes, it is best to choose fixtures that are energy-efficient and that will have less of an impact on the environment. Not only does this help to benefit Mother Nature, but it helps to make the bathroom more efficient, which will save the homeowner money in the long run.

Bathroom remodels have forever been one of the first items that homeowners will tackle in their home. Not only are they cost-effective, but they are pretty simple to pull off. Some homes only require a bit of paint and new flooring to get the look that a homeowner wants.

Whether the project is intended to be small or even if the entire bathroom will be gutted, homeowners will find that they can receive a great deal of value from giving their bathroom a facelift. Plus, with all of the amazingly beautiful options that are available in bathroom décor, it is easy to see why this is such a popular renovation option.

 

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