Upgrading your bathroom yourself can not only improve your home, but add value to its resale value. However, some projects are a little too much for the average homeowner to take on themselves. Here, we’ll explain which projects are perfect for you to handle vs. which ones require the professional bathroom experts at BGE HOME.
DIY Projects You Can Handle In Your Bathroom
Looking to take on a project to improve your bathroom? Here are a few that are both easy for anybody to do and will help save you money in home repairs.
Retile the walls in your shower. Tiling work is a fairly straightforward job that requires some planning and effort, but isn’t too difficult. You primarily need to understand what pattern you want on your wall, and pick out the right-sized tiles for the job.
Updating your showerhead. This is a job that can be done by anybody! All you have to do is unscrew your old showerhead and put in your new one.
Install wallpaper or tile the walls. If you want a fresh look in your bathroom, take it on yourself! By either installing wallpaper or tiling your walls. This will update your bathroom, giving it a stylish and trendy look!
Bathroom Projects That Require Professional Assistance
While there are many projects you can handle yourself as a homeowner, there are a few that you will want to bring in professional help for.
Significant plumbing upgrades or changes. If you plan on adding any new water-using appliances to your bathroom—whether you’re converting a half-bath to a full, or if you want to add a bathtub to your shower-only bathroom—you likely need an expert. Anything relating to plumbing can be difficult, and not installing it properly could damage your home in the long-term.
Flooring. Installing flooring can be difficult, especially in your bathroom. These tasks are usually best left to the professionals who will be sure to be careful with all the expensive and delicate piping and wirings under your bathroom’s floor.