Plumbing For Bathroom Remodel Project
Originally posted 2017-04-14 11:00:52.
What You Need To Know About Bathroom Plumbing Remodels
Are you planning a bathroom remodel for your home or office? If you are, you should perform a serious examination of your plumbing pipes. Plumbing pipes may not wear out as rapidly as plumbing fixtures, however, what you don’t know can really hurt. More frequently than you might imagine, the plumbing in your walls and under your home, are worn, cracked, and on the very edge of breaking. Pipes can become twisted and brittle over time, and the fittings can come lose or break, too.
This article by Brooks Plumbing Co. goes into the details of bathroom remodeling the includes your plumbing.
Replace Home Plumbing With Your Bathroom Remodel
Remodeling a bathroom involves different stages and tasks, from the more mundane jobs of removing old fixtures and attaching the plumbing connections for the new ones, to the exciting design choices for new floor material and sink and shower types.
There’s one part of a remodeling job that isn’t mandatory, but which we highly recommend you integrate into you Olympia, WA bathroom remodel when you schedule it: full plumbing replacement.
Does this sound like an unnecessary hassle in an already large-scale job? It isn’t as time-consuming or difficult as you imagine, especially with expert plumbers and bathroom remodeling specialists like the team at Brooks Plumbing handling it. And there are some very good reasons to decide to make pipe replacement one of the essential steps.
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Certainly not every home requires a major plumbing overhaul during a bathroom remodel. You should, however, make certain you do a thorough inspection before you connect those nice new shower, sink, toilet, and bathtub fixtures to your current plumbing system.
The following video from ABQ Builder demonstrates some for the work that goes into how plumbing was replaced for a bathroom remodel.
Bathroom Plumbing Rough-In
With this project, walls and floors and new indoor plumbing pipe were all part of the project. Sometimes a bathroom remodel can be very complex, so it pays to plan in advance. If you think plumbing pipes will be impacted during your project, make sure you get a professional assessment before you get started.
Here’s another article from Bath Planet that discusses items you need to think about when you are planning your bathroom remodeling project. it stresses the importance of taking care to pick out the right appliances and fixtures that will work best for you.
So, you want to remodel your bathroom. Maybe you need enhanced functionality, an updated style, or just want to add value to your home. Whatever the reason, there are some important things to keep in mind if you want to avoid hard-earned money down the drain.
Bathroom remodeling can be costly, so one of the most important things you can do is to be careful with your design choices. Some things, like paint for example, can be changed rather easily and inexpensively. But, structural work – not so much. The last thing you want is to invest a lot of money into a bathroom that will leave you feeling unhappy a few years from now. Here are some tips for making sure you make the best choices for you:
If buying a bathtub sit it in first to make sure it’s comfortable.
Collect ideas on Pinterest and revisit them often for several weeks to see if the appeal lasts.
Go to a showroom so you can see products in person.
Make choices that you can live with, even if your purpose is to improve home value.
The complete article is available here.
Once again, planning and careful attention to detail are very important in the overall success of your bathroom remodel. This article also puts an emphasis on your plumbing pipes, stressing the need to upgrade from your old system to a new one. The cost of new pipes is easily offset by the efficient use of water and avoiding potential problems that will be far more expensive.