Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-19-2010, 10:33 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 31
Rewards Points: 0
Share |
Default

Bathroom Renovation tips


A repair to our living room will be better if we give workers access to a wall from the adjoining room. So, now we have a bathroom re-do on our hands. We welcome it, as this bathroom is hideous and was overdue to be addressed.

Questions:
1.) The renovation will entail a new tub and single vanity. Where do people get these? The big boxes? I'm in Atlanta, so if there are places known for supplying these I should have access. I've just never been in the market before.

2.) I've never tiled before, but friends/family are encouraging me to give it a try. I'm a pretty good DIYer. The floor sounds doable, but I'm concerned about the walls around the tub. On a scale of 1 - 10, what is the DIY difficulty level of tiling walls/surround above the tub?

HHac8014 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2010, 03:44 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 140
Rewards Points: 0
Default

Bathroom Renovation tips


I did my bathroom over a few years ago and I am very happy with the results. You can definitely tackle it. I would approached it by asking a lot of questions before you do it and do your research. There are some tips that you will get. There is plenty of help on this site and there is a dedicated tile site that is something like johnbridge tile forum. Between the two you'll be fine. Take your time!!!

bfan781 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2010, 08:42 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: SoCal
Posts: 1,794
Rewards Points: 0
Default

Bathroom Renovation tips


I recently gutted and remodeled our hall bathroom. I bought the vanity via Costco online - very nice unit we really liked at a good price and delivered to my door. The Kohler soaking tub and all Kohler fausets I got via a local plumbing supply for a good price. Wall, shower surround, and floor tile came from Home Depot and Lowes - good price, decent selection, and whatever you don't like or use is readily returnable. Toto toilet from a local building supply. Mirror was inexpensive from Home Goods, and light fixtures from a lighting store.

Last edited by vsheetz; 04-19-2010 at 08:44 PM.
vsheetz is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bathroom Renovation AppleMac*Fit Project Showcase 31 03-08-2010 03:24 PM
Major Bathroom Renovation, planning advise LukeAU Kitchen & Bath Remodeling 1 12-24-2009 06:13 AM
Bathroom renovation Quadfam4 Project Showcase 19 10-15-2009 10:29 AM
bathroom renovation sassycreek Remodeling 22 07-23-2008 10:12 AM
Bathroom Renovation TonyD Remodeling 6 01-10-2007 11:28 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.