Planning for a Bathroom Remodel

Beautiful modern bathroom. D and F Plumbing serving Portland OR and Vancouver WA talks about planning for a bathroom remodel.

[2021 Update]

Are you planning to remodel your bathroom? Even simple changes can revitalize an old, outdated bathroom. In this article, we’ll outline a few main features you can upgrade to bring a fresh look to an older bathroom. 

Install New Plumbing Fixtures

Depending on how old your home is, your bathroom remodel could be as simple as adding new faucets. But if you want a more dramatic change, consider installing a new vanity, tub or toilet. You can also revitalize your bathroom by quickly changing out drawer handles and towel racks. 

Add a Fresh Coat of Paint

Repainting your bathroom is another affordable and easy way to breathe new life into your bathroom. You’ll want to clean your walls and patch any holes prior to painting. Also, keep in mind to select a mildew-resistant semi-gloss or satin paint. 

Select Timeless and Durable Tiles

Ceramic, porcelain, and stone tiles are great choices for bathrooms because they are water-resistant and highly durable. To start small, you can just focus on the floor tiles first, then come back to the shower tiles at a later date.

Choose a Durable Countertop

Your vanity is an important component in your bathroom remodel. It should look good, have plenty of storage space for toiletries, and be durable against moisture. Popular countertop materials for bathrooms include granite, marble, laminate, and quartz.

Remodel the Bathroom Yourself or Hire a Professional?

Remodeling projects can give you a big bang for your buck, but it’s easy to get caught up in all of the excitement of designing rather than making sure your plumbing will actually work. Take a hard look at your project and decide whether or not you can do it yourself or if you should hire a professional plumber. 

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Experts in Plumbing Installation

If you’re planning for a bathroom remodel this year, you have a lot of decisions to make. After all, a bathroom remodel is an investment. For expert help in the Portland and Vancouver area, contact D&F Plumbing, Heating and Cooling. Whether it’s a few simple fixture updates or an entire bathroom remodel, our plumbers know how to make your bathroom look timeless and perform efficiently. We’ve been satisfying customers with their plumbing needs for over 93 years and we always leave the seat down!

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