Homeowners, who want to update their homes’ styles and improve functionality and space, often conduct remodeling projects on their living areas and kitchen. Many also consider renovating their bathrooms by changing wall and floor tiles, replacing bathroom units, such as sinks, toilets, bath fitters, countertops, and cabinets.
Accordingly, a lot of homeowners who do a full bathroom remodeling project consider changing their bathtub to shower. It allows them to have more space for other bathroom units they want to have in the room, making it adapt better to their needs.
However, even with the benefits bathroom remodeling projects provide for homeowners, a few may back out of their plans because they do not know how to execute the renovation works appropriately due to lack of the required skills. When homeowners are not confident with their abilities, they can opt to hire professional contractors to ensure proper installation of bathroom units, such as tiles, showers, storage cabinets, toilets, countertops, and bath fitter CA.
On the other hand, homeowners who think they have the necessary skills to do their bathroom remodeling projects independently and confidently will choose to do the work themselves to save money. With proper research and the right tools, people can manage to renovate their bathrooms on their own.
When doing a full bathroom renovation, homeowners should not only focus on the bathroom units that they most often use, but they also have to consider changing the tiles, particularly the ones installed on the floor. Replacing the tiles will ensure the new bathroom floor is durable and has no cracked tiles or loose grout. It averts water from seeping through the floor’s inner layer and causing damage to the subfloor and the bathroom.
Like installing the plumbing system and other bathroom units, the tiles’ installation process also affects its durability and lifespan. Hence, the tiles’ proper installation will help it sufficiently do its function, which is to repel water from seeping into the bathroom floor’s inner layers.
The first thing homeowners should do when they include tile installation in their remodeling project is to plan. They have to consider how much of their budget can be allocated for their tiling project and how much time installing tiles may take. Installing tiles will take time. It will take at least a day or two to prepare the bathroom and a day up to a week to install the tiles.
Accordingly, in the planning process, homeowners have to measure the bathroom floor area in which they will base the number of tiles and the amount of materials they will order. But, before buying the tiles, people need to decide which tile to use in their bathrooms. People can choose from various tiles, including unglazed quarry tiles, porcelain tiles, marble tiles, and rustic hand-made tiles. It is ideal to have samples of different tiles to get a feeling of how these will look on the bathroom floor and help people determine the tiles’ layout when they install it.
Many homeowners who plan a DIY bathroom remodeling work will conduct thorough research on how they can proceed with the project to install, for example, tiles correctly and determine which equipment is needed. This infographic from Duracare Baths lists the necessary tools and processes for tile installation on the bathroom floor.