The Perils in Bathroom Remodeling


Remodeling your bathroom
is a great way to use your creativity and get rid of outdated items that simply clashed with your design ideas. With the help of a licensed professional you will be able have your dream bathroom installed.

Problems That May Arise

Although home improvement shows on television can make remodeling a bathroom seem like a walk in the park, certain issues can arise that can delay the bathroom remodeling project or cause extra work to be needed. One of these issues could be that your plumbing system can get in the way of your new design.

Your current pipes were configured to suite your old bathroom, when you and your hired professional start the process of removing certain items, you will find that you new design and your piping may not agree with one another. In order to solve this issue, the pipes can be rerouted or repiped by specialist. If you think that this problem can be overlooked, think again. The need for your pipes to be rerouted or repiped can cause your remodeling project to cease.

Local Codes

When remodeling your bathroom it is important to take heed of your local codes. These local codes provide standards and guidelines that must be followed. In the event that you fail to follow any other the city’s requirements you can be fined and your project can be put on pause until you comply with such codes. In order to learn about what codes you and your professional help need to follow. Your city will provide you with a listing of guidelines that you must adhere to.

If you think that you can cut corners by not following some of the codes provided by the city, think again. A code enforcer can visit your home to inspect and make sure that your remodeling project is in ordinance with the city’s standards and requirements.

Should You Replace Your Tub or Shower?
When you remodel your bathroom, you may start to question if you should replace your shower or tub. If your tub or shower is cracked or leaking then it may be in your best interest to replace it. Cracks and a leaking tub or shower can wreak havoc on your newly remodeled bathroom.

Water from the cracks or leak can cause damage to your flooring and also cause you and your family’s health to be at risk. Mold and mildew can develop due to water exposure. When this occurs your family could be prone to having allergic reactions or even asthma attacks.

Looking to hire professional plumbers for your Atlanta home’s bathroom remodel? Call Greenlee Plumbing at (678) 386-7513 for our quick and efficient services.