When you’re planning to remodel a kitchen or bathroom in your Montgomery, Alabama, home, the plumbing costs can quickly skyrocket. Between replacing fixtures, updating pipes and planning the layout, the costs associated with plumbing can be some of the highest in your project. Save money by following these helpful tips to keep your plumbing remodeling costs down:
Keep the Same Locations
It’s tempting to start moving things around in the bathrooms or kitchen to create a more visually appealing layout. However, moving fixtures and appliances that connect to the existing pipes will get expensive. Leaving the piping in place can help you save a bundle on the renovation.
You can find simpler ways to change the look and feel, such as replacing the tub or adding new fixtures that look beautiful in the updated space. The same applies to kitchen remodels, as moving a dishwasher or adding a new water line for a refrigerator can cost a lot.
Shop for Used Items
Adding all new appliances and fixtures will also eat up a lot of your renovation budget. Instead of getting everything new, consider adding a few used items to your kitchen or bathrooms. Flea markets, auctions, resellers and antique stores are good places to shop for high-end, high-quality pieces that won’t break your budget. When you shop for used items, you can also find fixtures that add unique flair.
Keep Your Toilet
In a bathroom renovation, you may think about swapping out the toilet for a new model. While this is a good way to spruce up the look and feel, you may be surprised to see how much a new toilet costs. If the main components of the toilet are still in good condition, replace the seat to make it look new while spending less than half the money.
At Air Conditioning by Luquire, we offer a variety of plumbing services for your renovation. Contact us at 334-230-5870 for information on how we can help with your kitchen or bathroom remodel.
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