Every remodeling project has pros and cons. As the homeowner, you are able to weigh both the positive and negative effects of the project and determine if it is worth it to you to go through with your plan to make updates. One of the most common remodeling projects is upgrading your bathroom.
If you are considering upgrading your bathroom, here at Ascension General Contractors, we’ve created a list of a few of the top pros and cons to help you in the decision-making process.
Cons of Upgrading your Bathroom
Cost to Upgrade
A lot of homeowners are unaware of the hefty price tag of a bathroom upgrade. As with any project, there are some simple updates you can make but, some more involved upgrades that could need a larger investment. It is always a good idea to write out your goals and what features you’d like to include to help you determine if it is a project you can afford. If some of your goals go outside of your budget, consider cutting out the ones that are not the highest priority for you to make it stay within your budget.
Disruption of Daily Routine
Some remodeling projects cause more disruption than others. Especially when upgrading your bathroom you will find your daily routine has to adjust to accommodate the completion of the project. A good contractor will work with you to help minimize inconvenience as much as possible. But depending on how long the project will take, it may be beyond what you are willing to do, and perhaps you want to wait until a better time to complete the project.
Pros of Upgrading your Bathroom
Increases the Value of Your Home
One of the biggest pros for those looking to sell their home in the future or those preparing for that possibility is the fact that a bathroom remodel is a great investment. In fact, it is one of the best home remodeling projects for return of investment. Exactly how much return of investment depends on what you’ve done to update the bathroom. But if you are looking at increasing the value of your home, the bathroom is a great place to start.
Enhance Your Living Experience
Last but not least on our list of pros and cons, is the fact that an upgraded bathroom can enhance your living experience and allow you to enjoy your home more. There are endless design options to help customize the room to your lifestyle and it can make daily life easier and more convenient. Which is a pretty big pro!
Have you decided to upgrade your bathroom? Give us a call! At Ascension General Contractors, we are here to bring your plans to life. And we are also full-service repair specialists!