Bathroom renovations can be long and expensive, but they can be very fun and exciting as well. Whether you hire a professional, or are more of the do it yourself kind, you can easily transform your bathroom into something that is uniquely yours through renovation. Although sometimes a daunting task depending on the renovation, in the end it will be much appreciated as everybody loves nice feeling bathrooms. I know I appreciate nice and clean bathrooms that are updated. Changing the bathtub or sink can make a huge difference to how a bathroom looks and feels. Perhaps instead of the plain white ceramic that is currently your bathtub and sink, the look of copper has appealed to you and you want to purchase a copper sink or bathtub as a replacement. Ask where the product is made.
Often times companies like to use a middleman overseas to get the copper cheaper for them so they can make a bigger profit off the sale but the quality of material and workmanship is horrible. The last thing you want when you are doing a renovation to have your bathroom look nicer is fixtures that are half-quality. The saying you get what you pay for is often true. Be very careful and always ask where the product was made so that you know you can trust the quality. Obviously some manufacturers are much better than others.
Second, if you are looking to purchase a custom copper sink then check the thickness of the copper. When working with sheet metal for things you want it to be thicker because that means it is better. By having thicker metal you lower your risk of having leaking and noisy water sounds as you fill up the sink or bathtub. The last thing you want is a water mess in your bathroom which creates more problems.
Third, if you are looking to purchase a custom copper sink then ask for sample material. This might seem weird, but it is a great practice to abide by. The company you are purchasing from has the ability to send you a sample so you can see the quality and thickness before you purchase. You are really just covering your bases by doing this. This allows you to know exactly what you will be receiving if you choose their services.
Aside from getting a new tub or sink, you will want to look at getting new cabinets or save some money by resurfacing your current cabinets. Benefits of refacing your cabinets with this company include their use of green products in the process of refacing and the quick turn around time compared to completely replacing them. If you want a more simple project, then this might be the route to take. Also it gives you a chance to try something new. When you reface cabinets you remove doors, sand them, recover the cabinets in different veneers, and work on new drawer and door fronts with different hardware and accessories. Refacing cabinets typically includes three main pieces which are doors, hardware and accessories. Aarco is a great company to work with when installing a new bathroom! Not only do they have lots of experience, they have many options of things for you to choose from.