When you are going to take on the big task of remodeling your home, it is an excellent idea to read first. There are many books and magazines available with great remodeling content that will give you step by step instructions on everything from flooring to ceiling fans, from faucets to wall coverings.
If you have conquered your own fear of doing the remodeling yourself, you are already half the way home. There is no reason with all of the help available that you cannot create the home of your dreams all by yourself.
A great place to start with your books packed full of remodeling content is the bathroom. You will first want to read about bath tub basics. You will probably want to remove the old bathtub. If you are lucky, you will be able to remove the tub without too many problems, provided there is enough room to do it. If you find the space is too small, you may be forced to demolish the tub where it is and then remove it.
If it is fiberglass, it won’t be too bad. If it is cast iron, that is a little more tricky. It is possible, believe it or not, to break the tub apart by using a sledge hammer. Keep in mind, however, that the energy you create by swinging a large hammer is going to go somewhere. Be sure you will not damage adjoining walls with the force.
While replacing the tub, this is a perfect time to consider designing your bathroom faucets. There are plenty of designs to choose from, just consult your magazines with remodeling content and find the type that suits your needs. Before setting your new tub, inspect the plumbing, both the water lines and the drain pipes to be sure there is no signs of leaking. You’ll want to take care of that before going any farther.
Your remodeling content books will have lots of information about bathroom counter tops as well. The overall design elements will compliment one another, so you will want to choose a counter top that makes the design flow together.
Depending on the size of your space, you may want to consider a counter top that reaches from wall to wall. That will create a great deal of space for you. Bathroom wall covering is very important as you will want to be sure it matches your entire color scheme.