Steps to Planning Your Bathroom Remodel

Is your bathroom looking a little bit dated? Or maybe you’re building a new house and are starting from scratch. No matter your situation, Koval Building supply can offer you start to finish support. We’ll work within your budget to help you design a bathroom that’s both functional and stylish. Drop in for a visit at any of our showrooms and find out how we can help you achieve the bathroom of your dreams.

Bathroom Remodel Design First Steps

The best bathrooms are a combination of form and function. Of course, you want your bathroom to beautiful but, even more importantly, you want it to work for your lifestyle. Here are the top elements to consider when designing your bathroom.

1. Style of Home

Before beginning a remodel or even making any purchases, decide on what style will best complement your home. Is your home modern? Traditional? Opulent? Once you’ve figured out your style, you can begin planning a design.

2. Available Area

The size of the area you have to work with is another key consideration when designing your space. If your bathroom is small, that will limit what you can do and will dictate everything from the size of your vanity to the style of your bath tub and shower.

Elements of a Great Bathroom Remodel

The four main elements to consider when designing a bathroom are: space, materials, lighting and a focal point. Let’s take a look at how you can make the most of each.

1. Space

All of the best bathrooms feel large and luxurious. And you can achieve that no matter what your room size might be.

The key is to place the vanity, toilet, shower and bathtub in a way that is purposeful and flows well, creating positive space.

Mirrors are also your best friend for achieving a spacious look. Choosing a large mirror or several smaller ones will open up your room and break up your wall space.

2. Materials

Deciding what materials and textures you want in your bathroom is the next step. While your budget may partly determine what you can afford, it’s important to choose quality products that will last, saving you money in the long run. Opting for natural materials like hardwood and ceramic tiles will ensure you a high-quality finish without blowing your budget.

3. Lighting

The right lighting is essential for any bathroom. Modern bathrooms look great with square ceiling lights and lighting bars while traditional rooms call for sconce or lantern-style lighting.

Placement is also key. Overhead lighting and lights atop your vanity mirrors allow you to customize the amount of light you need.

4. A Focal Point

Every room need one element that’s the main focus of the room. In a bathroom it can be just about anything. You can paint one wall a different color or you choose to put the focus on a fabulous tile shower or a luxury claw-foot bath tub. Whatever focal point you choose, play it up so that the eye is immediately drawn there upon entering the room.

Remodeling Your Bathroom with Koval Building Supply

Do you need help planning your bathroom remodel? Koval Building Supply has tons of tips to help homeowners with remodels and brand new rooms alike. As West Virginia’s largest, independent plumbing and wholesale company, we not only specialize in bathroom design but in hot tub installation and other forms of home maintenance. From the best deals on hot tubs, to bathroom and kitchen faucets for sale in West Virginia, visit our Morgantown, West Virginia or Uniontown, Pennsylvania showrooms today.

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