Special Remodel Considerations to Take While Doing Electrical & Plumbing Up a Bathroom in Manchester, WA

When remodeling a bathroom, often a homeowner will want to completely redesign the layout of the bathroom. When redesigning the bathroom there are two systems that are greatly affected and that is the plumbing and electrical system. Most people never consider what is involved when changing the bathroom layout. For those who want to completely redesign their bathroom, Straight Up Remodeling would like to share some of the plumbing and electrical considerations to ensure you are prepared for this level of remodeling.

What Plumbing & Electrical is Needed for Bathroom Remodeling?

One of the easiest and cheapest ways to remodel a bathroom is to leave toilet, sinks, and shower/bath tubs where they are. However, some people are willing to spend the extra time and money to create the bathroom they want. As a homeowner you must first be willing to spend the money and time to redesign your bathroom electrical and plumbing system. Both plumbing and electrical systems will have their own considerations. Let’s break them down to ensure you are willing and ready for steps needed to create your dream bathroom.

How Hard is it to Move Plumbing in a Bathroom?

One of the first things to consider is the plumbing system and how they are set in the floor. When moving a toilet you will need to reroute the waste line and the vent line. For the sinks and shower/bathtub drainage line you will need to reroute the drainage line which might mean you will need to change and re-frame the floor. The water supply line will also need to be changed as well. These considerations must be thought out during the planning or designing process. Your contractor should know this and have a plan for these changes. To aid your contractor, seek out a current floor plan with all of the plumbing and electrical systems noted so they can plan out the plumbing system before they begin demolition and construction. During the bathroom remodeling you have a perfect opportunity to have the plumbing system inspected. If there are missing vent lines or corroded or leaking pipes, save money in your budget to have your plumbing system repaired. These are some of the considerations for the homeowner. If you want to redesign your bathroom’s layout, make sure to hire a professional. There are a lot more considerations that a professional should already know to plan for. To help make your remodeling project go smoother, it is recommended to have a professional remodeling contractor.

How Do You Wire Electrical for a Bathroom Remodel?

When doing major changes to your bathroom layout, you will need to also reroute your bathroom’s electrical system. You will you need to change the wiring for lighting and outlets. You may need to supply power to exhaust fans, or you may be wanting to install a spa style bathtub. Another new and highly popular addition to a bathroom is floor heating which will also require a new power source. When designing the electrical system make sure to share with your contractor all of the new features that may require power. This way they can plan properly.

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When remodeling a bathroom, and you want to make some big changes, the electrical system and plumbing is a major element to the remodel. There are other elements as well such as wall structure frames for bathtub, shower and more. If you need a quality contractor to help you with your bathroom remodel, contact Straight Up Remodeling today.

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