First Things First – Bathroom Renovations

If you’ve ever dreamt of creating your own bathroom sanctuary, inspired by those glossy images on social media or the latest trendy designs you’ve spotted on The Block, then you’ve come to the right place. But before we jump into the deep end of fixtures, tiles, and paint colours, there’s one crucial element we need to discuss first – establishing a realistic budget for your bathroom renovation.

Budgets might not be as exciting as selecting that perfect rain shower or freestanding tub, but trust me, it’s the foundation for your dream bathroom becoming a reality. So, why is budgeting so important?

First off, your budget sets the pace for your project. It determines the extent of your renovation. Are we looking at completely overhauling the current layout or just a basic facelift? The size of your budget will guide these decisions, helping you prioritise what’s essential and what’s simply a nice-to-have.

Imagine this – you’re halfway through the renovation when you stumble upon the freestanding bath of your dreams, only to realise it’s way out of your budget. Heartbreaking, isn’t it? By setting a realistic budget from the get-go, we can avoid these disappointing situations and ensure that every choice you make is one that you’re comfortable with, both design-wise and financially. 

Secondly, a realistic budget keeps your project on track. As we’re all aware, renovations can throw curveballs. Perhaps there’s unexpected plumbing work or a structural issue. A well-planned budget, with a bit of a buffer built in, ensures these surprises don’t bring your project to a screeching halt. You’ll thank yourself later, I promise.

Now, you might be thinking, “I have no idea how much this should all cost?!” Don’t worry! That’s where our team comes in. We’ll guide you through every step of the process, helping you create a budget that’s realistic, manageable, and tailored to your vision. We have also recently launched our online estimating tool which is a great place to start when considering your budget.

We know each project is unique, just like our clients. Our goal is to create stunning transformations that don’t break the bank but do leave you feeling like you’re the star of your own renovation reality show. After all, we believe that everyone deserves to have their dream bathroom, and a solid, realistic budget is the first step on that journey.

So, are you ready to transform your tired, run-down bathroom into the sanctuary you’ve always dreamt of? Set your budget, outline your vision, and get ready to create the best before-and-afters your money can buy. With genuine care, tradies on time, and a focus on making sure you’re the centre of attention, we are with you every step of the way. 

Happy renovating!

Sheldon Powe-Hobbs

By Sheldon Powe-Hobbs

Sheldon is the founder and director of Custom Bathroom Creations.

Category: Tips and Tricks

16 Oct, 2023

Before we jump into the deep end of fixtures, tiles, and paint colours, there’s one crucial element we need to discuss first – establishing a realistic budget for your bathroom renovation.

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