Bath Fixture Basics

Learn to choose a shower, tub, faucet, sink and toilet that fits your design and your budget


A bathroom renovation isn't about going out and buying a bunch of new fixtures. The key to a successful remodeling experience is the amount of planning you do before you even start shopping.

Start with HGTVRemodels' Bathroom Planning Guide and develop a well-thought-out plan for your bathroom remodel. You should identify goals and priorities, with the help of a completed Day in the Life of Your Bathroom Questionnaire and Bathroom Goals Worksheet. You also should have a clear vision of what your new bathroom will look like, whether it's the master bath or powder room. Finally, you should have a solid budget to follow.

Once you have a solid design plan in place, follow these tips when shopping for bathroom fixtures:

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