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Update your bathroom in about a day for around a thousand dollars. Watch how to remodel a lite project that can refresh a room without breaking a budget or wasting a weekend.

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Use this 6-Step Home Remodeling "Quick Guide" to review the bathroom remodeling process. It assembles information you need and outlines it a step-by-step view.

Step 1: Analyze the Numbers

Before you start any bathroom remodeling project, run some financial numbers to determine whether your project is a smart investment.

The numbers include the estimated costs, home value assessment, financing costs, and other related calculations.

Review cost-related issues to bathroom remodeling vs. buying a new home.

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estimate the cost of your project
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Step 2: Collect Ideas

Your 2nd step in bathroom remodeling is deciding what you would like to do and collecting ideas.

This includes reviewing -

  • bathroom remodeling pics,
  • bathroom remodeling ideas,
  • architectural plans,
  • floor layouts,
  • home gallery,
  • bathroom company information,
  • bathroom shopping and more.

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Step 3: Plan the Needed Specs

Step 3 is sketching your ideas on paper (or digitally) and developing the spec plan.

The spec plan determines what type of materials and design considerations that will be needed. It will also contain the product specifications for each remodeling element such as bath appliances, flooring, cabinetry, other.

You will use the spec plan and architectural design to bid the project out to a contractor.

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Step 4: Find a Contractor

Step 4 is finding and negotiating the contract with a bath remodeling contractor.

Give your remodeling ideas and specs to a contractor for review and bid analysis.

Use the local network (aligned with HomeAdvisor) to find the right contractor for your project.

Review guides for contractor selection and negotiation.

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Step 5: Financing Your Project

Step 5 is arranging financing once you select the contractor and finalize the contract for your project.

Using the equity value in your home is one of the best financing option for bathroom remodeling. Start with a home equity line of credit or a bank equity program.

Other options may include cash-out refinancing, personal savings, and/or financing from home improvement contractors.

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Step 6: Manage the Project

Step 6 is where the project begins.

It starts with setting up the work area, removing everything that needs to be replaced, installing plumbing and electrical if needed, putting in the final touches, etc.

It also means working with the contractor, managing the project, and getting the remodeling project inspected before releasing any funds.

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working with the contractor
managing the home remodeling project
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View Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

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The 2nd step in bathroom remodeling is deciding what you would like to do. This includes reviewing bathroom remodeling ideas, architectural styles, home pics and more.

View A: Bath Photo Remodeling

Our collection of photo remodeling ideas for the bathroom and bath area.

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bathroom
powder room

 

View B: House Plans

An excellent resource for remodeling trends is to view house plans from leading architects.

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house plans
more house plans
architectural styles

 

View C: Gallery

View our selected gallery for the bath area.

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gallery: bathtubs
gallery: bathtubs
gallery: bath faucets

 

View E: Home Improvement Directory

Finally, view this indexed directory to product information from manufacturers and retail operations.

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search: master bathroom
search: bath - powder room

 

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What Can We Say About Bathroom Remodeling

Many don't consider bathroom remodeling as a major project - and it doesn't have to be. You can start off slow by installing new bath appliances followed up with new cabinetry and vanities.

But if your remodeling turns into a majar project, we suggest you start with this step-by-step guide after you have reviewed many of the ideas and topics above. This step plan will help plan and manage the project to ensure a successful, beautiful bathroom outcome.