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Home Design Books to Help You Makeover Your Bathroom

There are three major factors that determine the scope of a bathroom renovation or bathroom makeover: space, money and time. Bathroom renovations, even when they involve professionals, run into snags and problems and sometimes require a change in plans. There are a number of resource books which can help you create a functional and attractive bathroom design. Just remember to keep labor and material costs within your budget and your time frame. These home design books can help you with your bathroom makeover.

Tips:

Browse through magazines with current bathroom designs to get a sense and feel of what is current today.

Visit the local library and used book stores to find bathroom design and bathroom renovation books.

Makeover Your Bathroom with These Home Design Books

Bathroom Makeover: Design It

Can’t Fail Color Schemes–Kitchen & Bath: How to Choose Color for Stone and Tile Surfaces, Cabinets & Walls

If your wondering how you can pull your bathroom together visually, and make all of the fixtures and surfaces match, pick up a copy of Can’t Fail Color Schemes. This book by Amy Wax offers tips on matching materials found in bathrooms and kitchens, including wood, stone, tile and lighting.

Can’t Fail Color Schemes–Kitchen & Bath: How to Choose Color for Stone and Tile Surfaces, Cabinets & Wallsis easy to use and pretty to look at. The book is broken down into different styles, making it simple to skim the book and find what you need. The book has rich detail about color and how color works in home design. Although the book is for the bathroom and kitchen, it contains useful enough ideas that could be applied to further color picking decisions for home renovation projects.

Can’t Fail Color Schemes–Kitchen & Bath: How to Choose Color for Stone and Tile Surfaces, Cabinets & Walls retails for about $15.

New Bathroom Idea Book

The New Bathroom Idea Book by Andrew Wormer provides a bevy of visual ideas for bathroom remodeling. It’s all about the details, as this book walks you through bathroom cabinets, storage ideas, fixtures, flooring and more.

Design Ideas for Bathrooms (Design Ideas)

There are a lot of photos in this book to help the DIY bathroom renovator find design ideas. The book covers potential problem areas including ventilation and storage areas. Determine which features will best suit your family’s needs. For example, you might give up some bathroom storage space if it means keeping a window in the bathroom.

Design Ideas for Bathrooms is written by Susan Boyle Hillstrom, Glee Barre, and Mark Samu and published by Creative Home Owner.

Bathroom Makeover: Plan It

Baths: Your Guide to Planning and Remodeling

Baths: Your Guide to Planning and Remodeling is one book in a series by Better Homes and Gardens. The book covers bathroom design features, how to budget a bathroom renovation, and it explains the type of materials including surfaces and fixtures typically used in a bathroom remodel.

Just keep in mind, even the best plans may have to be modified as you get deeper into the bathroom remodeling.

Bathroom Makeover: Do It

The Complete Guide to Bathrooms: Ideas & Projects for Building & Remodeling

The Complete Guide to Bathrooms: Ideas & Projects for Building & Remodeling

published by Black & Decker will get the DIY home bathroom renovator off to a good start. The book covers everything from roughing in the bathroom to installing the bathtub and and making plumbing connections.

For the hands-on bathroom renovation, pick up a copy of this book.

Sources

Amazon.com

Barnes & Noble Retail Store

Personal Experience

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