Sometimes it is pretty obvious when you need to renovate your bathroom, and sometimes you don’t need to do a renovation, but you want to. There is a lot of work, as well as time and effort that goes into a bathroom renovation.  So you not only need to think about if you have the energy for it, but also if you have the funds.

While you may get the help of bathroom renovations Sydney professionals, it is still a big process, because you have a lot of decisions to make about the type of tiles, basin, shower, toilet, etc. you want to include. Renovating your bathroom can also help improve the value of your home as well, if you are thinking about selling in the near future.

So, have a read on below at some of the main signs that its time for a bathroom renovation:


One of the main reasons people like to renovate their bathroom is simply because it’s old. There isn’t anything that is particularly wrong with your bathroom, everything works as it should, but it just doesn’t look nice, or have the latest design.

Over the years technology and design change, for example, there are now mirrors that don’t fog up, even when you have a hot shower on a cold morning. Who doesn’t want awesome new features like that in their bathroom? Even something as simple as a heated towel rack can make your bathroom feel new again.

Leaking Shower

If you have a leaking shower, this may be a sign of other problems within your bathroom and could be the aspect that tips you over the edge to move forward with your bathroom renovations. Leaking a shower usually doesn’t happen straight away and are usually a result of years and years of use.

While you could just fix your shower and leave the rest of the bathroom as is, if your bathroom is really that old, maybe it is indeed time to consider a full-blown bathroom renovation. Also, if you think about it, if you have to change the tiles in the shower, and your bathroom is really old, will you be able to find the same tiles that will match the rest of the bathroom?

Selling Your Home

While it may seem odd to go through the entire process of renovating your bathroom in your home, only to go and sell the house without getting much use out of the hard work you put in, renovating your bathroom can add a lot of value to your home.

So, if you are thinking of selling your home, it is a good idea to consider renovating your bathroom. The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house and it is one of the things that people look for when buying a house. If you don’t renovate that old bathroom all the new potential buyers are thinking about is the work that will be involved for them having to do the renovation themselves.

Poor Waterproofing

Waterproofing wet zones in your house is critical to ensure that no damage to either your bathroom or your wider home. If your bathroom was built a few decades ago it is likely that there was little to no waterproofing done at the time.

The notion of waterproofing has only really been big in the past few decades and people have started to understand just how important it is to not only have their bathroom waterproofed but also have it done properly. When you do decide to renovate, you will need to find a qualified waterproofer to get the job done properly.