Posted on September 5, 2014 at 9:00 am.Written by Shamrock Plumbing & Drain Cleaning, Inc. Thinking about remodeling your bathroom? Here's a few good reasons why you should! Remodeling the bathroom is a great way to get more out of your home. After spending a small fortune purchasing the home itself, remodeling is a cost-effective way to go the extra mile. This is especially true in the bathroom, where homeowners spend a great amount of time. Since most bathrooms are used by several different family members and guests, the total value of remodeling a bathroom is compounded several times. Remodeling a bathroom can help to increase a home's selling price, improve safety, and reduce utility bills. A full explanation of the primary advantages of remodeling the bathroom are listed below. Improved Safety An unsafe bathroom can lead to injuries and potential legal liabilities. If a person becomes injured while in the bathroom, the costs could be much greater later down the road. For this reason, it is important to keep bathrooms updated with the latest appliances. Showers should have abrasive surfaces that protect individuals from slips and falls. It is also recommended to have a handle in the shower to help people catch themselves in the event of a fall. In other cases, homeowners or their guests could get electrocuted from water touching unsafe electrical sockets. Although these injuries might appear unlikely, it is always better to be prepared for the worst by replacing these items with newer components. Added Home Value A freshly remodeled bathroom will substantially increase the potential selling price of a home. This will be helpful later down the road when the time comes to sell the home. Since a home's price will increase after remodeling, the total cost of remodeling a bathroom is much lower. In fact, many homeowners break even after remodeling their home. Even before selling the property, homeowners can enjoy the improved living space in the meantime. This means that remodeling a bathroom can add value in several different ways. Energy Efficiency Homeowners are often surprised to see how much money they are wasting each month on their utility bills because of an outdated bathroom. Older toilets often use a great amount of water for each flush. Although this used to be helpful to prevent clogging, modern toilets use high water pressure to get the same effect. Showers and sinks can also save water by reducing water flow and increasing its velocity. In addition to saving money, homeowners can rest assured that they are helping the environment as well. Looking to remodel the bathroom in your Orlando home? Call Shamrock Plumbing and Drain Cleaning at (407) 292-8881 and let us make your vision a reality!