There are many ways to refresh a bathroom. Sometimes its as simple as buying new accessories to change the look up a bit. Sometimes just painting can breathe new life into an old bathroom. Many people want to give the bathroom an update without necessarily gutting and remodeling the space. Another alternative is replacing some of the fixtures and the shower area. Here’s 5 reasons you might want to remodel the wet area or shower are only.
You can remodel the shower/tub area in as little as one day! If you only have one bathroom, this can be a huge advantage. If you use a shower system like the Kohler Luxstone shower walls then you can enjoy the benefits of a luxurious shower in one day!
There can be a lot of stress associated with remodeling a bathroom because there are many variables to consider and having to make choices floor tiles, vanities, cabinets and toilets etc. can be a daunting task. It can feel like planning a wedding. Remodeling just the shower area can make this process significantly simpler.
- Design Planning
Sometimes it can be tough to visualize what the bathroom will look like when choosing fixtures and accessories. Having the most important part of the bathroom already finished, it will be much easier to design the remaining parts of the bathroom. You can now visualize with more clarity how the finished product will look.
When most of the bathroom is still in good shape and all that’s needed is a face lift. The shower area is where most of wear and tear takes place. Grout will deteriorate over time and colors will fade. Sometimes updating the shower area is all that’s really needed.
Doing the shower area only can be significantly more cost effective and still give you the desired result of making the entire room look different. With a shower system you will save on labor costs although the cost of the materials can be more expensive. Either way remodeling only the shower area should run you less than a full bath renovation and give the bathroom a fresh look!
Overall, there are many reasons to start with remodeling the wet area first and just give the bathroom a quick facelift before deciding to go with the full remodel. If you find yourself thinking about making the bathroom look better in a fraction of the time and with a lower cost, then this is a good option to consider.