4 Things You Should Not Forget During a Bathroom Renovation

Posted by Krista Fracke on Friday, October 26th, 2018 at 4:40pm.

A bathroom renovation can be one of the best projects you complete if you wish to impress Jacksonville buyers. Many house hunters pay particular attention to the details and the features in this room as they spend time in it each day. This means that when considering updating and improving this area, there are certain things you don’t want to miss. Here are four things you should not forget during a bathroom renovation in your Jacksonville home.

1. Hire a Professional

While you may consider yourself a handyman, hiring a professional contractor to ensure the project is done correctly should be a priority. There are many aspects of a bathroom remodel including plumbing, electrical work, installation, etc. Hiring someone to complete much of this work for you will not only be convenient, but it will also ensure that the work is done correctly the first time and you will encounter fewer and less expensive repairs in the future.

2. Brighten Up the Room

Bright bathrooms are a large selling point for many potential buyers. They want a bathroom that feels inviting and welcoming. They also want ample lighting to help them get ready each morning as well. Add bright lighting in this room with a gorgeous light fixture as well as recessed lighting. If you have extra space or a large bathroom, consider lighting above each vanity and feature.

3. Consider Energy-Efficient Features

While features like a low-flush toilet or an energy-efficient shower head may not seem like a huge selling point, they can be small perks that excite homebuyers. These features can help potential buyers save money each month, which they all desire. And while these features likely won’t make or break the sale of a home, they are benefits that many desire.

4. Create a Focal Point

Include an element in the room that immediately captures the attention of others. For example, hang a large mirror with a decorative frame in the space or install a large, beautiful light fixture. These are very basic elements but can add a substantial amount of design and texture to the room. However, be careful because if you have a smaller space, choosing an object that is too large can make the room look small and cramped.

A bathroom renovation is a large project but when done right, it can have huge benefits. Keep the above in mind to create a room you and potential buyers will love. 

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