Bathroom renovations can open up a can of worms. There are several unwanted challenges arise when updating older types of bathroom in Sydney. This could be from the ancient plumbing leading into the shower, bath or sink to water damaged flooring. You never know what you will find once you start dissecting the bathroom. When you lift up that old ceramic or vinyl flooring, don’t be surprised as to what could be lurking beneath the surface. If the ceramic tiling is not properly laid, severe water damage could occur later that over time may require a total bathroom renovation.
If you are not a professional and need advice on proper installation techniques, local hardware stores often hold weekend classes on a number of different home renovation projects also YouTube is full of information videos. Investing a few hours of your time to get it right the first time will pay off in the long term or if you are looking to hire an expert, before you do, thoroughly research past home contracting projects and get references from various sources.
Hire a Bathroom Contractor to do your renovations:
If you have friends or relatives that have had any work done using a home contracting company, go out and have a look at the workmanship. It is highly recommended if you get the opportunity to see first-hand the previous work of a bathroom renovation it will help you in the selection process based on pricing and the quality of work.
Sign a contract with your bathroom renovator:
Before signing off with your home contractor, scrutinize their work under a magnifying glass, look for the slightest cracks and furrows in the ceramic tiles, examine the grouting, caulking around bathtub, showers, sinks and any cabinetry along with any imperfections in the walls, remember once the home contractor disappears from the worksite, it can be difficult to get them back to the home to make repairs. It is also vitally important to draft a binding contract between the homeowner and the bathroom renovation company you choose. You want to make sure the company you hire will return to the worksite to make any necessary repairs should something go wrong with the bathroom/home renovations from the plumbing to the flooring, being consumer smart will protect your investment.