Debunking 4 Bath Remodeling Myths



Investing in a bathroom remodel and ending up disappointed with the results is every homeowner’s nightmare. Fortunately, this can be avoided by making wise decisions about your project. It helps to identify common bath design and remodeling myths that may be limiting your choices. As a trusted bathroom contractor, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Schaumburg can help you bust some of these myths. 

Common Myths

1. “You should always separate the tub and shower.”

Not every home can accommodate a bathroom with a separate tub and shower. If you plan to just work with the space you do have, you can either pick one or the other. Your decision will depend on your current needs. Keep the tub if you have small children (a tub makes bathing them much easier) or if you enjoy a long, luxurious soak at the end of the day. But if taking showers is more your thing because it offers a fast and convenient way to clean up, and if you want to keep a more open feel in the bathroom, then pick a shower.

2. “A remodel is only worth it when you expand the bathroom.”

Not exactly. With the right layout and design considerations, and with the assistance of a trusted bathroom remodeler like DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Schaumburg, you can still create an airier, more spacious feel in your small bathroom.

3. “You have to add luxury bath features.”

There are plenty of ways to make your bathroom look more stylish without the need to invest in luxury features. Smart use of color, shower and faucet fixtures, and lighting choices can turn your space into something resembling a high-end spa. Here’s a tip to ensure your bathroom will never go out of style: stick to a timeless design and color palette so you can enjoy its look longer.

4. “It’s all about looks.”

Improving the look of your bathroom shouldn’t be the only goal of your renovation. To make the most of your project, focus on comfort and functionality as well. For instance, make sure your space has good lighting design so you can safely navigate your bathroom and make grooming and putting on makeup easier. Even if the space already has a window, think about adding an exhaust fan to improve ventilation. 

Let’s Start a Conversation!

When you search for “bathroom contractor near me” online, you’ll find DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Schaumburg at the top of the results. And with good reason – you can always count on us to meet your bathroom renovation needs with personalized and quality solutions. You may request a bathroom quote by calling (847) 973-5097 or filling out this contact form. Our design center, which serves the Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, Elk Grove, and Palatine, IL areas, is open to serve you Monday to Friday, and on Saturday (by appointment only).

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