A beautiful bathroom remodel, with the help of a company like Towers-Murray Plumbing Co Inc, on a budget is definitely a possibility, but there are some areas where you don't want to scrimp. Knowing where to spend the money and where to cut back can help you create the gorgeous bathroom you've always wanted without digging too deeply into your wallet.
High-end bathroom fixtures are one of the places where you want to go with the best you can possibly afford. Why? Fixtures are both functional -- you use them every day, so you need high quality -- and decorative. Here's why you want to budget a bit more for your bathroom fixtures:
1. Add to your home's resale value.
A remodeled bathroom is one of the best ways to add value to your home. But inexpensive fixtures are obvious to potential buyers, and give an immediate impression of low quality. While fixtures would be easy for a new owner to replace, they may not even make an offer if they have concerns about the overall "cheap" feeling of the home.
On the other hand, high-quality fixtures make an everyday bathroom seem just a little more luxurious. And following current trends in fixture materials can make your home seem modern and fresh, even if it's otherwise rather run-of-the-mill.
2. Enjoy putting your own touch on the bathroom.
Fixtures are one area where you can choose the material and construction. You can look for fixtures with added artistic touches that express your personality and make you happy to be in the bathroom. Plus, investing in the bathroom faucet, for example, can make the bathroom space more "fun and sculptural" according to Consumer Reports.
3. Save water -- and money.
Poorly made water-saving fixtures can be frustrating when they don't work right or overly restrict the flow of water. But well-made, high-end fixtures that save water can be good for the environment and save you money on water heating bills, without the frustration.
4. Customize for the exact look you want.
Low- and mid-range fixtures are exactly what you see in the box -- there aren't a lot of options for customizing. But high-end manufacturers offer more opportunities to create exactly what you want, like mixing and matching faucet bases and handles. In general, higher-end fixture manufacturers also have options that are more distinctive to match the tastes of those who are interested in top quality.
Talk to your bathroom remodeling expert or contractor for more information about your options when it comes to bathroom fixtures. Spending a little more money on these can give your whole project a more polished and pleasing feel.