Things to Consider in a Bathroom Remodel

Of all home improvements, a well-planned bathroom renovation is sure to increase not only the comfort of a home but also its resale value. Bathroom makeovers can be as simple or as difficult as you want them to be. The process may involve only some paint and new fixtures, or it could include a complete tear-out down to the studs. Either way, if done correctly, it is sure to add value to your home. Gibbs Home Improvements always provides its clients with the best information for their home improvement needs.

Bathroom Remodeling Factors to Consider

Many factors will fall into play when deciding how to remodel your bathroom. The small components that make up your ideal bathroom should be well thought out beforehand so that the final product will not only represent the aesthetic and cohesive design that you hoped for but will also ultimately provide efficiency and necessary functionality. Here are some factors to keep in mind when taking on a bathroom remodeling project:

Bathroom Functionality

Will your remodel achieve what you want your bathroom to do? For example, if you have a growing family, will your bathroom remodel make the space big enough for a couple of kids to use at the same time? Will it be easy enough to clean and will items be easy to reach when needed?

Availability of Bathroom Storage

In any home, storage space is a must. Bathrooms do not have to be limited to storage under the sink or the medicine cabinet. A small linen closet that can also hold medicines and toiletries is a bonus.

Bathroom Lighting

Lighting is rarely considered in a bath remodel, but if you have too much, the lighting can make the bathroom very hot, while not enough will make it difficult for the ladies when applying makeup. Be sure to ask your Milwaukee home improvement company for advice.

Moisture Levels

The demon of any bathroom is moisture. It can loosen tile, peel wallpaper and grow mold quickly, so make sure your bath is vented correctly, especially if it does not contain a window to open.

Shower and Sink Models for Your Bathroom

There is an almost unending choice of showers and sinks for a bath remodel. A cast iron tub with a tile surround is a classic look while a fiberglass insert is a cheaper install but still looks good and functions well. Sinks can be granite or a composite, both of which are durable and can stand up to daily use.

Bathroom Flooring

Flooring has a few options. Tile is usually the go-to material, although lately homeowners have opted for Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) which is very durable and looks great, too.

Home Improvement Services for Southeastern Wisconsin

Whatever you do, Milwaukee bathroom remodeling is sure to make your home more comfortable as well as more valuable. From bathroom remodeling and window repairs to roof repairs and home additions, Gibbs Home Improvements offer all-inclusive home improvement services.


Gibbs Home Improvements


  • 6982 N. Range Line Rd.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53209

Phone: (414) 915-6085



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Southeastern Wisconsin