best value for a bathroom remodel


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Old 04-27-11, 07:13 AM
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best value for a bathroom remodel

I have a four bedroom home the attic has been converted to a bedroom and the other 3 are on the second floor with a 10 by 11.5 bathroom was a full bath the tub surround leaked so we pull the tub and put in a shower stall we are wanting to make it back into a full bath we have the laundry in this bathroom and want to know if it is better to have it there or to move it to the basement and have a large bathroom which is the best idea for resale
 
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Old 04-27-11, 07:45 AM
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Perhaps you could retype your question and add some punctuation marks. Everything is one long sentence running into each other, and nothing makes sense.
 
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I think the real estate people are starting to catch on that nowadays people take showers and tubs are seldom used. As long as there is a tub available in another bath, I would leave it as is.

Another consideration is weight. Your attic floor joists may not have been designed to support the same load as a living space. Unless you know that the joists are adequately sized, I would be hesitant to put in a tub.
 
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As Wayne said, I think whether there's another tub in the house makes a big difference here

While it's getting to be more common to see main or upper floor laundry, I don't see a problem moving that downstairs if you need to put a tub back in
 
 

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