Remodeling Tips

Remodeling Tips 2012-03-16T07:35:54+00:00


Bathroom Remodel Contractor – Remodeling Tips from a San Diego Bathroom Remodeling Contractor 

Bathroom remodeling can be a fun or a miserable experience to everyone, especially when the job is not done by a professional bathroom remodel contractor. So, to retrieve the best results, it is highly advised to seek  the help of someone who is well-versed and well-skilled in the craft of remodeling bathrooms.

Many of the bathrooms today, particularly the older ones, show many signs of wear and tear due to constant use and moisture or water damages. Most of the time, joists of the flooring become rotten and they really need to be replaced. Plumbing underneath the floor also deteriorates and there are times that they are beyond repair and replacement is the only option left.

Do you think you can do all these jobs? If you are not aware of bathroom fixtures, plumbing, and tile setting then it is more likely that you are not qualified to perform the complicated tasks. Unless you insist, you will surely end up with a bathroom which has been erroneously fixed, leading you to a more complicated problems and more expenses.

However, with a licensed bathroom remodel contractor, you are assured that he has all the skills and knowledge to tackle all the bathroom remodeling jobs you have. A reputable contractor is someone who has done the type of work you are looking to have done and other customers have found them and their work to be impressive. They should also have a good work ethic and have references. With a well experienced contractor working on your bathroom, the chances for an unforeseen problem arising  are far less than with a do-it-yourself project. Working with a professional contractor will make you feel confident that any inspection he performs within your bathroom will be done right. So when a bathroom remodeling job is what you have, it really pays for you to find the best contractor to further eliminate your worries.

The first thing a bathroom remodel contractor should do is to assess the condition of your bathroom. Is it structurally sound? The next thing that he needs to inspect is the plumbing system of the bathroom. Older bathrooms usually have lead pipes which can be worn away by rust and may need to be replaced with new pipes. The use of new lines will make your bathroom or home remodel updated to the newer building code requirements imposed. After all these things have been thoroughly investigated by the contractor, he will be able to come up with a quote for how much your bathroom remodeling project will cost.

Now, if  your bathroom remodeling job only entails a facelift, this will make your project quite simple and more affordable. Say for example, giving your bathroom a facelift can be done just by changing your vanity cabinets, faucet, pedestal sink, or perhaps purchasing new towels and shower curtains. A handyman can help you with these which will also cut costs.

In conclusion, if your house is 25 years old or older, a complete and thorough bathroom remodeling is advised. This can be very time consuming and inconvenient to the typical DIYer so a professional bathroom remodel contractor would be your best option.

About the Author

Marc Gieselmann is the owner of HK Construction, a remodeling and new construction company focusing on the needs of home owners in Poway and San Diego, CA. Learn more helpful tips about choosing a bathroom remodel contractor for your construction project at or you can reach Marc Gieselmann at HK Construction direct by calling 858-748-6580.