Having a budget can help you to have more control over your expenses and the total cost of your project. You can pick out unnecessary items or add-ons that your contractor might sneak into your contract. It also sets limitations, reducing your comprehensive options to choose from, but hey, at least you won’t be having a hard time deciding on the design. You can stay within the specific price range that you can afford. A budget can also help you keep track of your expenses. Here are tips on creating your remodelling budget plan, so you won’t end up broke:
Look up other sources
Use magazines and articles to choose designs that you have interest in. These magazines and articles show an accurate cost estimate of the materials used and the total cost of the whole project, so you can have an idea about the total budget you need.
Do some research
Research the costs of the materials you want on your own. Once you have made a list of the materials and their prices, compare them with the contractor’s bidding price for the materials. Choose those who offer excellent quality for a low price.
Base it on your home’s value
Another accurate way to create your budget plan is by using the value of your home as a reference. Know the cost estimate of your house so you can establish the range of how much your budget is going to be.
Using budget calculators
Online budget calculators provide you with a set of fields to answer with the cost estimates that you have listed, to generate a budget plan based on those estimates.
Just stick with the everyday bath essentials
- Start by investing in accessories that are stylish, durable, and will make your bathroom remodelling project perfect. Soap is undeniably one of the most important things a bath should have. Accompanying the soap must be a good and well-constructed soap dish that doesn’t melt away with the soap. It must fully serve its purpose as a soap dish. Ample space must be given for towel hanging. It is wise not to keep your used towels too close to each other, especially if you are not the only one using the bathroom.
- A decent amount of space should always be considered when it comes to planning the layout of your bathroom or how you want your bathroom to turn out. Ditch the cliché bathtub and go for a much better alternative, such as installing a dedicated shower stall within your bathroom. If you want to maximize the given space you have, try opting for a shower pod. This is a convenient small scale cubicle dedicated for showering.
- Having mirrors in the bathroom is a must as they give us a reflection of how we look. Rugs are equally important as well since they dry our feet before we go outside the room, fresh from the bath. Rugs also make your flooring a bit more attractive.