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Considerations to Make when Remodeling Your Bathroom
With spring officially here, and temperatures slowly but surely rising, many homeowners are considering various remodeling projects in their living space. Bathroom remodeling is one of the most popular projects people take on this time of the year, and many homeowners try to attempt this remodel on their own—this can be a mistake. If you try to tackle a bathroom remodel on your own, you could potentially damage your plumbing in Andover, MN, or you could inadvertently do an installation wrong due to improper measurements. What you need is a qualified professional, which is where our team comes in! We’re happy to share with you some important considerations that should go into a bathroom remodel, and when the time comes we’re happy to be there for the installation and any other bathroom plumbing services you may need.
Older Homes May Need Repiping
Was your home built before 1970? If so, there’s a good chance that your pipes have aged to the point that they need to be replaced. Aging plumbing systems have a greater chance of becoming corroded, which will lead to wasteful and damaging leaks, leaving you spending money you would of course much rather save. When it comes to a bathroom remodel, your plumbing is already exposed, and that makes it the perfect time to invest in repiping services, at least for the bathroom being remodeled (whole-house repiping may benefit you even more, so be sure to ask us about this service!) An added benefit of repiping is that it allows you more freedom in designing a new bathroom exactly to the specifications you want, since your pipes can work with the changes rather than being something your plumber has to work around.
Set a Realistic Budget
There are a variety of small bathroom plumbing features to think about when determining the cost of your bathroom remodel. For example, if you plan on moving any fixtures—such as your toilet, or kitchen sink—or you want to install a larger toilet, hypothetically speaking, then the cost might be higher. Each plumbing fixture must be properly fitted and aligned with the space in which they’re installed, so prior adjustments and construction might be necessary to accommodate. Considering your budget at the beginning of your bathroom plumbing project is a good idea, and we’re happy to discuss your options with you.
When you hear the phrase energy efficiency, you probably think about factors such as lighting and electrical appliances. These definitely do contribute to energy use, but here, we are talking about your plumbing appliances. How efficiently are you using your water? Today’s modern plumbing installations include water-saving low-flow showerheads, low-flush toilets, and other plumbing appliances that help to reduce water consumption, and therefore reduce your water bills as well. Our team is happy to help you choose quality, high-efficiency plumbing appliances that will save you money and will help make your bathroom more functional and aesthetically pleasing.
Contact Air Mechanical, Inc. today for reliable plumbing services! We’re happy to share tips and tricks with you to help you avoid plumbing problems now and in the future.
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