The longest amount of time that many people in a household spend in a bathroom is usually during the time in which they are bathing. It can be an uncomfortable experience bathing in a bathroom that is outdated, such as by having damaged flooring materials and outdated fixtures. Did you know that having an outdated bathroom can also decrease the value of your house? It is actually a wise investment to make upgrades to an outdated bathroom to make it more modern and comfortable. In this article, you will learn about some of the changes that can be made to your bathroom that you will be proud of for many years to come.
Get a Radiant Heating System
The first thing that many people want after bathing is heat, as the water make the body cold. It is worth considering a radiant heating system for the floor in your bathroom. The system will not only keep the floor warm, but it will warm the entire bathroom up in a short period of time so you can have comfort after bathing. Don't worry about the system causing your energy costs to go up, as it is very energy efficient. The system will basically be installed beneath the flooring materials in your bathroom and send heat through.
Don't Use a Shower Curtain
If you have been using a shower curtain, the best way to update your bathroom is to get rid of it. Although shower curtains are necessary for certain shower types, it is worth getting a new shower installed that has a door. The most modern showers are equipped with glass doors that slide or swing open. Water from the shower is less likely to fall onto the floor if there is a door installed, which means your floor will not deteriorate in an untimely manner due to water damage. A shower with a door can possibly increase the value of your house.
Upgrade to Double Sinks
In large families, it is sometimes necessary for more than one person to use the bathroom at a time. For instance, two people might need to brush their teeth and take care of other needs at the same time. Having a fixture or vanity that has only one sink can make such a situation more complicated. Upgrading to double sinks is a wise decision if there is enough space in your bathroom to do so.
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