A Guide to Bathroom Renovation in Las Vegas

Renovating your bathroom can be a great way to update your home and increase its value. However, it can also be a daunting task. Here are some tips to help guide you through the process:

Set a budget: Before you start any renovations, it’s important to determine how much you can afford to spend. Set a budget and try to stick to it as closely as possible. This will help you avoid overspending and ensure that you get the best value for your money.

Decide On a Style: Choose a style that fits with the rest of your home and that you will enjoy for years to come. Look for inspiration online, in magazines, and in-home design stores.

Consider the Layout: Think about the layout of your bathroom and how you can make the most of the space you have. Consider moving the toilet or shower to create a more functional layout.

Choose your Materials: Consider the durability and the cost of the materials you choose. For example, porcelain tiles may be more expensive than ceramic tiles, but they are also more durable.

Hire a Professional: If you’re not comfortable doing the work yourself, consider hiring a professional contractor to help you with your renovation. They can help you with the design, the materials, and the installation.

Plan for the Unexpected: Be prepared for unexpected costs and delays. Make sure to have a contingency plan in case things don’t go according to plan.

Get Permits: Make sure to get any necessary permits before starting your renovation. This will ensure that you are in compliance with local building codes and that your renovation is safe and legal.

Don’t Forget About Lighting: Lighting is an important part of any bathroom renovation. Make sure to choose lighting that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing.

Add Storage: Consider adding extra storage to your bathroom to help keep it organized and clutter-free.

Have Fun: Finally, remember to have fun! Renovating your bathroom can be a great way to express your personal style and create a space that you will enjoy for years to come.

Ask Questions Before You Start

Are you considering renovating your bathroom in Las Vegas, but feeling overwhelmed by the process? Here are some questions to help guide you through your bathroom renovation journey:

1) What are some important factors to consider when planning a bathroom renovation?

2) How do I determine my budget for a bathroom renovation, and what costs should I expect?

3) What are some popular design trends in bathroom renovations, and how can I incorporate them into my own renovation?

4) Should I focus on functionality or aesthetics when renovating my bathroom, or is there a way to balance both?

5) What are some key steps to take before starting a bathroom renovation, such as obtaining permits or selecting a contractor?

6) How can I make the most of a small bathroom space during a renovation?

7) What are some eco-friendly options to consider when renovating a bathroom?

8) How can I ensure that my bathroom renovation stays on schedule and doesn’t experience unexpected delays?

9) How important is lighting in a bathroom renovation, and what are some tips for selecting the right lighting fixtures?

10) How can I incorporate unique and personal touches into my bathroom renovation to make it truly my own?

Understanding the Basics of the Shower or Tub

Certainly, understanding the basics of a shower or tub is essential when renovating a bathroom. Here are some common questions and answers about showers and tubs:

Question: What is the difference between a shower and a tub?

Answer: A shower is a quick way to clean the body with water spraying from a showerhead while a tub is a deep container filled with water where one can sit or lie down to soak.

Question: What are the different types of showers?

Answer: There are different types of showers, including standalone showers, shower and tub combinations, and walk-in showers.

Question: What are the different types of tubs?

Answer: There are different types of tubs, including freestanding tubs, alcove tubs, corner tubs, and drop-in tubs.

Question: What are some popular materials used for showers and tubs?

Answer: Popular materials for showers and tubs include porcelain, acrylic, fiberglass, stone, and ceramic.

Question: How do you choose the right shower or tub for your bathroom renovation?

Answer: Consider your budget, space availability, style preferences, and functionality needs when selecting a shower or tub for your bathroom renovation.

Question: What are some common shower and tub design features?

Answer: Common design features include showerheads, faucets, handles, drain grates, shower curtains or glass doors, and built-in shelving or niches.

Question: What are some popular shower and tub accessories?

Answer: Popular accessories include bath mats, non-slip strips, soap and shampoo dispensers, shower caddies, and handheld showerheads.

Renovating your bathroom can be a challenging but rewarding process. By setting a budget, choosing a style and layout, selecting materials, hiring a professional, planning for unexpected costs and delays, obtaining permits, maximizing storage, and incorporating lighting and eco-friendly features, you can create a beautiful and functional bathroom that meets your needs and preferences. Understanding the basics of showers and tubs, such as types, materials, design features, and accessories, is also important when renovating your bathroom. Remember to have fun and enjoy the process of transforming your bathroom into a space that you will love for years to come.


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Rob Ransom
Rob Ransom
30 January 2024
GI Construction - January 2024 I do not give 5 star ratings – As a process improvement professional, there is always room for improvement. 4 star is fabulous, but since this is an algorism I will deviate from my norm. In 2021 I had gone out to bid, only to find out that most construction and supply houses had prices that I found to be unacceptable. Products such as shower heads, faucets and cabinets were priced extremely high, they were also hard to get. So, we put this on hold and did smaller projects; outdoors, flooring, kitchen, etc. to show you we were getting introduced to construction projects. In October 2023, we went out to bid on renovating our 30-year-old, 2.5 bathrooms in Las Vegas. I reviewed many companies and found 3 that were reviewed well and had no issues with the board of contractors. After review of their costs and discussing how they would work the project, we decided on GI. They started the work when we had purchased all the materials that we needed to purchase, (shower heads, cabinets, basins, tile for the showers and floors, etc. They started their day at 7 am and worked to 3 PM. They take pride in the work and make sure it is done correctly. As an example, Jose (one of the tile guys) did the main bathroom shower and flooring. He worked his artistry in making it extremely beautiful. He would cut a piece for one of the benches, use it on top and take the other piece he just cut and place it in front, so it was a continuation. He did this on each of the benches and step over in the entrance. Just look closely at the main shower enclosure and you will see the quality. Problems yes! We were phasing in the project the main bathroom and ½ bath first, then the guest bathroom. After the main bathroom was completed, I turned on the hot water in the glass vessels we had picked out. I was waiting for the water in the shower to get warm. I turned around and saw the water was hot going into the vessel, so I turned it off – I thermal shocked the glass, it broke, fell to the floor, chipped the new tile and generally made things a mess! I called the team manager (Valentin) and told him what had happened, his response was “No problem - We’ll take care of it.” So, I reordered the glass vessels and got them re-installed. The tile I repaired with a chip kit I had used when we had redone the tile the prior year. The other issue we encountered was we lived in the home during the construction. Dust everywhere and constantly cleaning to keep the house livable. The bottom line to me is the quality of the people that are doing the work and their dedication to the customer’s complete satisfaction is one of the things that made this less arduous. The entire project took 7 weeks; 2 weeks delay due to our buying the wrong products and having to find replacement products. The GI team worked with us, guiding us to right suppliers and helping wherever they could. I will put pictures of GI Construction’s finished work and during the project. Hopefully you will be able to tell their quality. Just a side note: Valentin and his teams kept this project going Monday thru Friday. They don’t work on the weekends, but pulled a half day on Saturday a couple of times to meet my schedule. I can’t say enough of Valentin’s professionalism! The customer is always in the forefront of his mind, making them feel good, lowering their anxiety about the project.
Katherine Long
Katherine Long
20 December 2023
My experience with GI Construction was great. Construction Workers was very pleasant and timely.
kylan becho
kylan becho
14 November 2023
We reached out to GI Construction to do some work for our bathroom remodel and could not be happier with our experience. They were professional from start to finish, always on time, answered any questions I had throughout the project, and just did a great job overall. During our planning stage Isaac really took his time to ensure that the work they were doing was going to be both functional and practical. Both he and Valentin wanted to make sure that they were giving us the best possible product and went over every possible design to help us choose the best one for our needs. In a time where good, trustworthy contractors are hard to find, GI Construction sets a standard that should be held across the industry. Thank you GI Construction for all your work, it was worth every penny!
Rose Carter
Rose Carter
17 August 2023
We hired GI construction to take over a small bathroom remodel of a shower. The first contractor we hired did a horrible job, we lost money and had to terminate his services in the middle of tiling. Issac the owner and Valentin the project supervisor met with us and went over everything step by step giving us confidence that the nightmare construction would be turned around. So glad we chose GI construction, our walk in shower turned out beautifully! Long story short, don’t cheap out, go with a professional! My husband and I would use GI construction again. We love our new shower! Services performed: shower remodel
Jim O'Connor
Jim O'Connor
25 July 2023
We really wanted to have our master bathroom reconfigured to accommodate a nice walk-in shower and have an old jetted tub removed. After contacting several companies with little to undesirable responses we contacted GI Construction. Isaac responded to our house the very next day and observed what we envisioned. He was vey knowledgeable and forthright in his assessment of our project. We contracted with GI Construction and we couldn't have been happier with our choice. Valentin and Roberto came to the house to establish a plan for construction and a timeline. Roberto was a true craftsman and insured every aspect of our construction was done with strict precision. The walk-in shower and associated construction was done in a timely manner and with ultimate concern for our pleasure and acceptance. If you are looking for a "professional contractor" to do your construction project look no further than GI Construction - you won't be disappointed. We would highly recommend them for any project you may encounter. Thank You GI Construction for providing us with a beautiful and functional master bath !!
Gregory Will
Gregory Will
23 May 2023
Went through GI Construction by referral online. They were professional, answered my questions when I had concerns and when we were ready they scheduled the work and stayed on task through out the process. Kept us in the loop regarding any issues and did an fantastic job. They are honest and available when you need to talk to someone. Would highly recommend for their services. ** Thank you Isaac & Valentin for making our bathrooms look amazing!**
Jason Bagley
Jason Bagley
25 April 2023
After searching and obtaining many bids from different construction companies, Isaac with GI Construction provided us with a low cost, complete and solid option that did not hide or leave open any unknown fees. There methods of a simple TI were perfect for our needs as well as saving us thousands on unneeded expenses. I'd personally recommend GI for any project small or big.
Kimberly Allison
Kimberly Allison
9 February 2023
My project manager Valentin was so helpful and very responsive with any issues. Foreman Jorge went above and beyond to make sure I was happy with all the finish work and he and his crew stayed late on a Friday to finish the job. They even moved my very large headboard back in from the garage. All workers were professional and polite. I would definitely recommend this company and will be using in the future. Rodney and Kimberly Allison
Lucy Melugin
Lucy Melugin
6 January 2023
We worked with Isaac, the owner and Valentin, the project manager and their amazing crew. We couldn't be happier with the end project! We had a water leak from an upstairs tenant so the whole bathroom had to be redone and a wall in the bedroom on the other side plus we had some plumbing and wiring done as well. I would love to leave a picture but couldn't see where to add it.
RadBluff 2
RadBluff 2
22 December 2022
Working with G I Construction was one of the best experiences we have with contractors. The attention to detail, care for one's property and getting things right the 1st time is what G I Construction mission is. Top notch!
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