A bathroom is one of the most used rooms in a house. This is especially true if a large number of people are living there. Bathroom remodels can benefit your home in many ways. Let’s take a look at a few of them:
Mildew and Mold
If the moisture in a bathroom is not being effectively controlled, it can become a breeding ground for mildew and mold. Both of these unwanted guests thrive in environments that are moist and warm. They are capable of growing on caulk joints, grout, ceilings and walls. However, the dangers of mildew and mold go far beyond causing potential health problems for you and your family. Damage can be caused behind the walls of your bathroom. If this damage goes unnoticed for an extended period of time, it could create a problem with the structural integrity of your home. Using correct construction methods and quality materials for bathroom remodels, ensures they will resist moisture and last for a long time.
As time goes by, families inevitably evolve. When this happens, the function of the bathroom needs to as well. As a family becomes larger, the addition of a master bathroom could shorten the line of people waiting to use the bathroom every morning. A person who never takes a bath might prefer having a shower stall installed so the additional space where the tub used to be can be utilized in other ways.
Some people may want to explore ways to lower their water bills. One way to do this is by installing fixtures that are specially designed to be water efficient. Low flow shower heads and water efficient toilets are two things that many people are having installed in their bathrooms in an attempt to conserve water. Low flow shower heads can also increase the pressure of the water flowing through them.
Improves Your Bathroom’s Appearance
If you have been using a bathroom that was designed 30 or 40 years ago and you are tired of using a toilet that is a hideous color, bathroom remodels can make your bathroom look exactly the way you want it. It can now be a room in your house that you are proud of.
Increases The Value of Your Home
This is probably the biggest benefit of bathroom remodel and home improvement. The installation of new fixtures, pipes and tile will significantly increase the value of your home. You can recoup the cost of the remodel when you sell your home.
Call Erich Leatham at Mountain West Construction today at 828.697.8894 to get an estimate.