Open the door and say, “Ah.” Your master bath can be more than just functional; it can be a spa.
Bathroom remodeling continues to be one of the most popular home improvement projects. It ranks consistently among the top 10 most reviewed categories on Angie’s List, which has more than 700 home and health categories.
What you can do with a bathroom depends on its size and who’s using it.
Hall bathrooms are commonly used by kids and guests, and an update may be focused more on making the most of a high-traffic, cramped room. Ideas include replacing a mirror with a medicine chest faced with a mirror, or replacing a pedestal sink with a vanity that has cabinet space.
A master bathroom is usually larger and more private. It’s a likely candidate for a spa makeover. Some ideas from highly rated remodelers:
Plan to do your homework before starting the project. Be realistic about your budget. The average cost of bath remodeling in 2013 is $18,538, down slightly from 2012, according to the National Kitchen & Bath Association.
Before you start talking to contractors: