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Planning a Bath Remodel-When To Get Plumbing Quotes

When planning a bath remodel there are many things that you have to decide when laying out your budget, and getting plumbing quotes may be part of this process.

If you are working at cutting the cost of a bath remodel by doing all or much of the work yourself, that is a good approach, especially in our current weak economy.

However, it is important to assess your skills, and recognize when a professional plumbing service is your best option. If you are reasonably handy in this area, and you don't have any complicated plumbing issues you may be fine, if not then you may need to factor the cost of a plumbing professional into your budget.

While cutting your bath remodel cost may be your goal, don't undermine yourself by making the wrong decision. Sometimes less can cost you more in the long run.

This is true of electtrical issues as well. Installing a light fixture may be well within your skill set, but if you are attempting to put in a jetted tub, then this may be beyond what you can accomplish.

Do be sure to get the proper permits from your local building authority, and have work followed up with inspection. This too can save you in the long run.

It is always recommended to figure an extra 10 to 15 percent within you bath remodel budget to cover the unknown. A remodel of any kind often offers surprises that were unexpected. If it turns out you don't need it, then you can celebrate.

Plan your bath remodel thoroughly, do a lot of comparison shopping to get the best quality for the price, and do be sure to consider both electrical and plumbing issues you will face, and decide honestly whether or not you are up to handling them by yourself, or if you should get plumbing quotes to you can better define your budget.


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