Bathroom Reno checklist
Decide on what to do- a few examples
heated towel rack
Grab support bars
Tiled shampoo niche?
Seat in shower?
-Ensure your plumbing shuttoffs work!
-At least know and test suite/home valves work.
Shop for things you want, like Vanity or tiles, or glass concepts. Plan for it, buy stuff on sale to save money. Buy faucets, toilets, tubs, shower controls, vanity, mirror, everything you can ahead of time so it's ready for installation.
Decide on possibly reGlazing the tub/sink is a suitable option. Saves 1000's of dollars.
If you are going to tearout out the old stuff, a plumber (at least) will be advisable.
When you're ready to start, turn off the water source!
Remove the big stuff first.
Mirror/cabinets, racks, holders, etc
shower/tubwall tiles next
Disconnects for shower drain/controls.
Clean it up.
If you have removed it to the studs, now is the time to evaluate stud leveling, locations, handle/grips, niches, location of controls, mounting brackets, backing, water access, valves, glass attachment areas, floor leveling, plumbing for new vanity (likely different), dealing with old polyB piping.
Electrical mods should be done.
- significant if infloor heating added
- significant if new fan install
Install hood fan, or upgrade if possible.
Install new tub or shower base
Have new plumbing roughed' in, inspected
Water test, drain, pressure test etc
Install waterproof shower/tub walls
Tile of shower walls
Tile of floors
Installation of Vanity
installation of countertop
Installation of faucet
Installation of Backsplash
Installation of Mirror/cabinet
Installation of towelracks, grab bars,
installation of shower curtain bar
Installation of Glass door/glasswork
Installation of Toilet
Installation of shower trims,