Take a stroll through the leafy suburbs of Coorparoo and Bulimba in Brisbane and you may hear a lot of singing. The reason is the popularity of bathroom renovations in Bulimba and Coorparoo. Home owners are renovating bathrooms as fast as they can get bathroom renovators like Making Fine Kitchens to come and upgrade their bathroom for them. Renovations range from a simple bathroom upgrade to more extensive remodels and extensions.
Simple bathroom renovations involve updating all the existing cabinetry, tapware bath or shower with new ones. The purpose of a simple bathroom renovation is to transform the bathroom into something fresh and modern with a touch of luxury. More extensive bathroom renovations will usually involve a complete gut and redesign of the bathroom, perhaps extending the existing area to provide a more luxurious space.
In the suburbs of Coorparoo and Bulimba the older homes will either have quite small bathrooms that really need extending or quite generous size bathrooms that our crying out for a remodel. The trend in bathroom renovations is space. Space for a generous free standing tub is probably the most desired component in a bathroom renovation, closely followed by the need for a spacious shower. With space comes the option to include other luxurious items such as a steam room, hot tub, dual basins and generous storage space. Home owners are often stealing a space from a neighbouring area such as a veranda or garage to help give their bathroom that feel of luxury. If space is not available in an adjacent area then the bathroom is often relocated to an area where space is available.
Another noticeable trend in bathroom renovations in the suburbs of Coorparoo and Bulimba is adding in extra ensuites to a home. Traditionally there would only have been one main bathroom in a home. Then mid-century the ensuite bathroom off the main bedroom began to emerge. The trend now is for ensuites off more than the master bedroom. Many home owners are adding ensuites to a second or even a third bedroom. Perhaps this is due to children living at home for longer or the popularity of dual living .Also residents of Coorparoo and Bulimba tend to stay put. They have really grown to love where they live and would sooner renovate than sell up and relocate somewhere else.
Quality is the overriding factor in all bathroom renovations. Home owners love to see smooth clean lines in their bathroom. Cabinetry is often custom made to suit a particular purpose or to give a certain look. That look is understated elegance, in keeping with the period style homes that are so abundant in the suburbs of Bulimba and Coorparoo. The key to a successful bathroom renovation is careful planning coupled with experienced designers and trades. When choosing your bathroom renovator be sure to discuss all your needs and function of your bathroom with your bathroom designer and ideally visit their showroom when choosing all the elements to include. Perhaps soon we will hear singing from your bathroom too.