Should You Remodel Your Bathroom Yourself or Hire a Contractor?


It is recommended that you remodel your bathroom at least once in 5 years. There might be different simple and little upgradations required like you might need a plumber to fix a leakage of a pipe or tap. But complete remodeling of the bathroom is required after years.

Now to question is, should you remodel your bathroom yourself, or you need to hire a professional contractor for this task?

Well, we all know that DIY projects are fun to do and these projects are good for saving a lot of money. But when it comes to remodeling a bathroom, it requires a high level of accuracy and professionalism. So, it is somehow difficult to remodel the bathroom yourself.

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Moreover, in other DIY projects, you can save money on labor and also you can craft many things and this also saves a lot of money. But for a DIY bathroom remodeling can save only the cost of the labor. The rest you need to spend money. Like for purchasing a bathtub, tiles, and other sanitary which you can’t craft yourself.

So, overall, it is not a good idea to do a bathroom remodel work yourself. If you are in Washington DC, then it is recommended that you hire a handyman services Washington Dc, it would be good to remodel your bathroom professionally and then you won’t need to remodel your bathroom for next few years.

Now the question is, how should you remodel your bathroom? It is very tricky and you have to decide a few things yourself. Don’t put the decision making on the contractors.

Obviously, you don’t want to get slipped in the bathroom. So, it is advised to select the tiles with a textured surface which provides a good grip. Or you should select small sized tiles so that there come more grout lines, it will also provide your feet a better grip on the tiles and you will be comfortable even when the floor is wet.

Don’t ignore the wiring. Try to implement a 20 Amp circuit in your bathroom, as you need to use hair dryers and hair straightener irons in the bathroom. Also, try to have different sockets instead of only one socket with a multiplug for all the appliances.

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Make it sure that all your bathroom accessories are fixed at a reasonable height for you and for most of the other people who are supposed to use the bathroom. Obviously, you can’t adjust the height for the kids. But for adults, there should be a nice height for most of the people.

For rest of the accessories, like sing and the bathtub, you have to decide as per your space. If you have more space in your bathroom then keep all the things separate. It will add beauty and everyone will be comfortable using the bathroom.

One thought on “Should You Remodel Your Bathroom Yourself or Hire a Contractor?

  1. Hello,

    A very well explained article and it highlights the importance of little bathroom renovations and remodeling tasks to do yourself, while you have explained the importance of hiring a professional contractor when you need to completely redesign your bathroom.

    I have bookmarked this article to my browsers bookmark bar and I will definitely ask my bathroom renovation Vancouver company to not only read this blog post, but to also read the other DIY bathroom design ideas on your blog.

    I have gone through different posts for DIY bathroom designs on your blog, and I have pinned a few images as well which I love. Your blog will be a great help for me for my coming bathroom renovation work this month.

    Thanks again

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