Last modified: 2020-02-28 | Approximate reading time 4 mins
Considering updating your bathroom but unsure where to start? A bathroom is one of the most used spaces in a house and as such, it should be both comfortable and functional. Being that it’s so frequently used, an ideal bathroom is one which doesn’t wear out easily and makes use of materials that stand up over time.
In order to make the bathroom renovation process easier for you, we have compiled a list of the best stores and suppliers of bathroom renovation products in the Ottawa area.
Preston Hardware is a one-stop shop hardware store with everything you need under one roof located at 248 Preston Street, Ottawa.
Trudel Home Hardware is a hardware store where employees are ready to answer any of your questions and is located at 140 George St, Ottawa.
Nepean Flooring is one of Nepean’s destinations for everything flooring related, from vinyl to carpets to tiles. Located at 31 Northside Rd, Ottawa.
Westboro Flooring & Decor Inc. doesn’t just sell flooring materials, they also offer windows and wall coverings but their showroom is filled with great flooring options. Located at 195 Colonnade Rd South, Ottawa.
The Electrical & Plumbing Store is a premier destination for everything electrical and plumbing. They offer an extensive list of brands and products. They have two locations 1080 Ogilvie, Ottawa and 31 Northside Rd.
Westend Bath and Kitchen has a showroom that will undoubtedly inspire your own designs. Located at 1600 Woodward Dr., Ottawa.
Gus’s Kitchen and Bath has an excellent selection of everything you may need for your bathroom, however, it’s their vanity choices which help set them apart. Located at 2183 Carling Ave, Ottawa.
Laurysen is a family owned business specializing in kitchen and bathroom design. Their selection of wood cabinetry is some of the finest in the area. Located at 2415 Carp Rd, Stittsville just outside of Ottawa.
Euro Tile & Stone is a leading supplier of high-quality stone and tile to transform any room. Located at 3103 Hawthorne Rd, Ottawa.
Ottawa Tile offers customers a wide range of high-quality tiles from all brands. Located at 42 Colonnade, Nepean.
Randall's offers its customers a huge selection of paints amongst other home improvement solutions. Located at 2120 Robertson Rd, Nepean.
Dulux Paints has an extensive selection of paints, stains, and finishes amongst all the supplies necessary to transform a space with paint. Located at 1919 Baseline Rd, Ottawa.
Bathroom surfaces tend to suffer from a lot of wear and tear, coming into daily contact with both heat and moisture, two elements which can really degrade many materials. Therefore, it can very easily become a visibly damaged space within the house. This is why its fundamental to keep one’s bathroom in great shape so renovating could ultimately improve the overall comfort level of your home.
Before taking any action, it is necessary to check several aspects of your bathroom. This will help you to set out a budget and general plan for any renovations you decide to carry out.
Paint: Some types of paint have been adapted to be more suitable in moist conditions. These paints are easier to wash than other options and therefore it is advised to use paint which is optimized for bathroom use.
Floor: Does the floor of your bathroom need a little love? Have a look around the bath and shower. Cracks must be repaired as quickly as possible before any water gets in which can cause further cracking. Maybe the grout between the tiles has become discoloured and needs replacing.
Cabinets: Are your cabinets overflowing? Do you store your linens in the bathroom? Do you need more storage space?
Bath, shower, toilet, and plumbing: Keep an eye out for mould, any cracks and the overall quality of enamel plumbing surfaces. Take note of the water flow to make sure your plumbing is in good working order, this way it’s one less thing to update. If you decide to act, be aware that while renovating your bathroom can be expensive, it is also a significant investment in many cases.
Therefore, it is important to consult and stay within your budget as much as possible, because costs add up easily during a renovation project. Remember while the renovation works can prove costly, over the long run the work done will increase the resale value of your property.
We suggest that you consider the option of paying slightly more for higher quality materials that have more durability and a longer warranty. We also advise contacting certified professional contractors for any work to be carried out.
To see examples of bathroom renovation projects completed by RenoQuotes.com contractors, check out "10 examples of beautiful bathroom renovation projects".
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