5 Signs Your Bathroom Needs An Upgrade

October 14, 2016

 

As one of the most-used rooms in the house, the bathroom can be surprisingly overlooked, especially when it's time for an update or renovation. A bathroom makeover can be a very worthwhile investment, adding value to your home and increasing your quality of life. Here are some tell-tale signs that your bathroom is due for a change.

 

MOLD

If there are dark spots in your bathroom, like in the corners, on the ceiling, near the bathtub and shower, then it's definitely time to update. Look for mildew and mold near the corners of the shower and tub. Minor issues like leaky faucets an drips, even when not immediately visible, can lead to serious problems. 

 

OLD FIXTURES

If your toilet is older than your children, it's probably time to renovate. Plumbing has made huge strides in recent years and toilets are much more efficient than they used to be. Low-flow toilets will save you money and help the environment.

 

YOU'RE CRAMPED

If you're looking for more elbow room when brushing your teeth or getting ready in the morning, you need more space! A standard 8'x5' bathroom doesn't allow for extra room or design options. 

 

STORAGE

Are your toiletries and towels overflowing? An organized bathroom is a thing of beauty. It might be time to add shelves, invest in a vanity, or renovate to make more room for storage. 

 

YOU'RE READY TO SELL

When it's time to sell your home, you'll be competing with more modern, updated bathrooms in newer houses. If the design is outdated, or the bathroom seems cramped, a renovation is in order. An updated bathroom can be a major selling point and can help your home sell more quickly.

 

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