Bathroom Remodel Ideas That Thrill Buyers

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Bathroom remodeling ideas are essential when home buyers come to your home for a showing, as they will scrutinize the bathroom. So if you want to capture them, this is the room you should focus on. If you’re not happy with how your bathroom looks now, make some changes before buyers walk away disappointed. Here are the bathroom remodeling ideas you should focus on.

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    Choose Bathroom Fixtures and Showers Buyers Love

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    While the vanity may not be the most glamorous amenity in your bathroom, it can make or break the room’s design. If it lacks ample storage, has impractical materials, or is placed clumsily, your bathroom won’t be functional. Choose a vanity with sufficient storage that can hold bathroom necessities. It should be made of strong, durable materials. Consider using hardwoods that can resist moisture for cabinetry or turn to wood veneers and solid surfacing countertops for a higher return on investment than laminate countertops and cabinets.

    Choose a bathroom vanity that isn’t too big or too small for your bathroom; it should match the room’s size but still accommodate your needs for getting ready. Even if you want to impress buyers, don’t cram a huge vanity into a tiny bathroom. The size of the room is more important than the size of the vanity. When installing the feature, pick a spot that won’t interfere with your bathroom’s flow.

    These days, home buyers are no longer looking just for great soaking tubs. Busy lifestyles call for showers which are functional and convenient. If your bathroom still has a tub, get rid of it and install a big shower. You can get a shower with his and her showerheads and body sprays or looks to water-saving fixtures to help future owners save water and money on utility bills.

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    Choose Plumbing Fixtures for Beauty and Function

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    In recent years, toilets, faucets, and showerheads have become more water-efficient. This is mostly due to the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program. Many WaterSense winners function just as well as other fixtures. There are even rain shower heads that are low-flow. WaterSense-qualified toilets save approximately 16,000 gallons of water per year. If you’re changing the faucet, get one with an aerator as it will decrease your sink’s water flow by 30 percent or more.

    Bathroom fixtures can complete your bathroom beautifully. In fact, something like a new faucet can give you some fresh bathroom décor ideas to pursue. Fixtures come in a myriad of designs and you can easily find the perfect pieces for your bathroom. Polished chrome, brushed nickel, and oil-rubbed bronze are popular finishes for bathrooms.

    The more storage you have in your bathroom, the more buyers will be interested in your bathroom upgrades. When buyers get to your bathroom, they will open cabinets to see how much space they have. Make sure they are only half full. Store the small things you use daily like hair elastics in a closed box or basket to avoid cluttering the shelves.​

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    Choose Neutral Bathroom Decor Colors and Textures

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    Buyers love neutral elements. If you plan to change your cabinetry, install new tiles, or repaint walls, keep a neutral palette. Neutral colors add to the cleanliness of a bathroom and can be customized with accessories. If you feel that the room will look bland with neutral elements, add colorful towels and accessories.

    Carelessly chosen bath accessories can wreck the look you’ve worked hard to create. It is important to choose accessories that reflect the look of your fixtures and your bathroom’s overall style. You can replace an ugly shower curtain, place a stunning vase on the vanity, add task lighting, or change towels. Luxurious towels can instantly transform a bathroom. Display new towels as towels never look the same after being washed.

    Other accessories you can add include candles, scented soaps, and bath oils. Showcase these products in groupings and do not scatter them around the room. Scattered accessories clutter a room. Focus on simplicity and only add a few elements. If you’re adding jars and candles, vary their height.

    Young buyers and seasoned buyers alike love fresh, gorgeous bathrooms that make them think of soothing spas or luxury hotels. Most of all, they want to picture themselves enjoying this lavishness in their new homes. But the truth of the matter is that most homes don’t have perfect bathrooms. If you want to make your bathroom a buyer’s dream, try these bathroom remodeling ideas. You will create a sanctuary that buyers won’t help but love.