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Improving your bathroom

There are many reasons to spruce up your bathroom- for current or long term benefits, after the kitchen it is the most important room in the house when it comes to adding value, so your efforts will not be wasted. Given the current housing market any room for adding value will certainly be appreciated, just don’t spend more than the estimated value you expect it to generate.


It is sensible beforehand to devise an informed budget for such a project based on the value of your home along with what you can realistically afford. One interesting fact to consider is that almost two thirds of all new bathrooms have higher fitting costs than the total price paid for the products combined. It is always advisable to get a registered and recommended professional in to carry out the installation and shopping around to get a couple of quotes before making your decision is a good idea to ensure you are not being overcharged.

Curb the costs

There are ways in which you can have a stunning bathroom without the designer price tag. An easy way of keeping costs down, if possible, is by keeping the layout the same to avoid any necessary relocation of waste pipes which can too often be a tricky and costly process. Other factors to consider when re-arranging the bathroom suite is the positioning of walls, both outside and solid stone as well as any windows. It is also important to check if you are fitting a new shower that it is compatible with your current heating system, otherwise this will be another usually unexpected expenditure.


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