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But before you pick up the phone to start interviewing bathroom remodelers, you’ll want to think through some of the details. Here’s what to do first.
1. Plan Your Design
While professional bathroom remodelers will be able to help you make structural decisions, it’s wise for you to know ahead of time what you’d like the end result to look like. Do a little brainstorming to come up with concrete ideas, like, “I’d like a freestanding tub and separate shower,” or “I prefer a pedestal sink to a drop-in model.”
Browse sites like Pinterest for inspiration as to layout, aesthetics, and materials. Save some photos to show your contractor and point out what you like about them.
2. Determine The Contractors You’ll Need
You might think one firm can come in and tackle your entire bathroom remodel. While some can, it is better in many instances to hire a few specialty contractors. Contrary to popular belief, this can actually save money and increase the longevity of your remodel.
So, first think about who you will need: a custom millworker, plumber, bath fitter, etc.
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3. Look Into Necessary Permits
Small-scale bathroom remodels most likely won’t call for any permits. However, large-scale projects may require building permits, which you can obtain through your local government offices.
Also, keep in mind that many local governments require electrical wiring to be inspected. Look into