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Signs You're Ready for a Bathroom Remodel

Friday, December 17th, 2021 by Team Arrow


Your home’s bathroom is easily one of the most important rooms in the house - which is why making it work for you and your family is crucial for everyday living. 

A bathroom remodel isn’t just about the style (although they can be pretty stylish!), but making this essential room functional and safe for your family.

If you’re unsure if you need a bathroom to remodel, keep reading, as we take a closer look at the factors that could be compromising your bathroom.

 

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1. ‘Small’ problems start to get bigger

Let’s face it, our bathroom is easily one of, if not the most used room in the house. So, the more you use it, the more you need to maintain it. With each element of the bathroom's infrequent use, whether the toilet, faucet, or shower/bath, they all need to be kept in good working order.

Of course, over time, small problems may start to arise, such as:

  • Leaky or loose fixtures
  • Broken, chipped, or loose towel racks or accessories
  • A leaky, or overactive (flushing too much water) toilet
  • Grout that’s starting to chip away

The trouble is, these ‘small’ causes for concern can quickly escalate when left unresolved. If you’re starting to notice more and more small issues occurring, it could be time for a bathroom remodel!

2. Your bathroom is no longer functional

When we buy a house, we usually move in with the anticipation of living there for a good few years. After all, nobody likes moving house - it’s stressful, expensive and time-consuming! 

However, as your family grows and changes, your bathroom needs can also develop. With kids around, it could be that you need more storage space. Or perhaps, as you get older, there might be a need for more accessible features.

No matter what your needs are, a bathroom remodel can help to reinvent your bathroom space, accommodating your concerns without the need to move. If you’re unsure if these points apply, try asking yourself the following:

  • Do you, a family member, or a parent/in-law struggle to bathe?
  • Is there now a baby in the household?
  • Have your in-laws moved in, or do they frequently stay with you?
  • Have your children outgrown their current bathroom?

If you find yourself nodding along to the above, it could be time to undergo a bathroom remodel that supports your changing needs.

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3. Visible damage/wear and tear

If your bathroom shows signs of disrepair, this visible damage can quickly escalate when left untouched, putting your bathroom and home’s safety in jeopardy. When water leaks, it can cause significant damage far beyond your bathroom! When mold or water damage starts to appear, you know it’s time to take care of these unattractive (and unsafe) problems - both for your safety and health. 

So whether it’s cracked tiles or peeling paint, bathroom remodels can quickly resolve these concerns and get your bathroom back to where it should be.

4. Outdated decor and facilities 

Maybe your taste has changed since you first moved in, or you never quite got round to giving your bathroom a facelift, but if the decor is no longer your style, it could be time for a remodel. 

Trends change so frequently, that your once-favorite-colors may no longer be ‘in’ much longer, or what seemed like a great idea at the time could be unsightly to you.

Take some time to think about the style and color of your bathroom. Not really sure? If you’re feeling indecisive, opt for neutral tones that can be paired with an accent color via accessories. Many homes have old-fashioned tiles in their bathrooms, making the space instantly look out of date. A bathroom remodel takes into account your bathroom’s functionality, safety, and style, to perfectly suit your home and family.

 

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5. Dysfunctional layout

It’s easy to look at your bathroom space and think there’s only one way your bathroom can be laid out. This is often the case with older properties with smaller bathrooms and odd layout designs. In this case, trying to rearrange your bathroom can feel like a mammoth task!

A bathroom remodel will help you to closely examine the space available, maximizing your facilities for the most functional (and spacious) layout possible.

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6. Minimal bathroom storage

Storage is key in any home - but especially in the bathroom. Nobody wants to be dashing down the hallway for a towel, or find themselves tripping over dirty laundry on the floor. 

No matter the size of your bathroom, even the smallest amount of storage can make a huge difference to your everyday living, especially as your family grows.

7. Thinking about selling your home

A functional and safe bathroom space can be a huge dealbreaker for those looking to buy a property, especially if they’re eager to move in right away without making significant changes. If you’re getting ready to sell your home, a bathroom remodel can help to attract buyers and even potentially bump up your sale price! 

Nobody wants to move into a property with unreliable plumbing and outdated decor. Giving your bathroom an upgrade both in function and design can help to sell your property when it comes to putting it on the market.

Are you ready to remodel your bathroom?

A stylish, functional, and sanitary bathroom is crucial for a busy home. If you’re concerned that your existing bathroom isn’t up to scratch, get in touch with our bathroom remodeling experts for a free estimate in Kansas and Missouri.

Here at Arrow Renovation, we will help you make the most of your bathroom space, working with you to achieve a stylish, functional, and safe bathroom for you and your family. With expert installation and high-quality products, we are well equipped to undergo bathroom remodeling projects of all sizes.

We’re proud to offer bathroom remodeling services in Leawood, Prairie Village, Lansing, Olathe, Lee’s Summit, Shawnee, Overland Park, Raymore, Kansas City, Lenexa, and the nearby areas. Simply drop us a call at 1-855-251-7315 or contact us online to get started.

 

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