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Bathroom Remodeling Project Types Explained

Bathroom Remodeling Project 1: The Upgrade

Bathroom Remodeling Project Type 1 – “The Upgrade”:

The bathroom upgrade is your most affordable option. This type of project is mostly cosmetic. It includes removing fixtures, tile, and finishes. New tile, paint, and fixtures will be installed in the same spots, with no structural changes. The walls, floor, plumbing, and electrical systems will be reused. This type of approach is great if there are no electrical or plumbing problems to repair, and you’re ok with the existing layout. It is definitely right for you if you have a limited budget and just need to brighten things up a bit. This is the most cost effective approach to remodeling a bathroom in your home. This process usually takes about 7 days for an average size bathroom.

Bathroom Remodeling Project 2: The Partial Gut

Bathroom Remodeling Project Type 2 – “The Partial Gut”:

The bathroom Partial Gut is your next most affordable option. This type of project is mostly cosmetic but does include removing some of the walls and replacing only necessary plumbing and electrical problems. It includes removing fixtures, tile, and finishes. New cement wall boards will be installed as required, but the bulk of the walls and ceilings will remain in place. New tile, paint, and fixtures will be installed in the same spots, with no structural changes. It is definitely right for you if you want a completely new look and you have some concerns about potential plumbing or electrical problems. This is the second most cost effective approach to remodeling a bathroom in your home.

Bathroom Remodeling Project 3: The Complete Demo

Bathroom Remodeling Project Type 3 – “The Complete Demo”:

The Complete Demo is your most involved option. This type of project is both structural and cosmetic. It includes a complete gut of the existing bathroom down to the bare studs. All wall and ceiling boards are removed, along with all of the fixtures, tiles, and finishes. New electrical, plumbing, insulation, tile, paint, and fixtures will be installed. This type of project is appropriate if you have the budget and really want to start from scratch. After getting rid of your old wall board and insulation, you will be able to to rework the bathroom layout and include additions such as new lighting, exhaust fans, and custom closets and storage.

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