May 16, 2016
By Mark Paup

Some Ideas for Updating Your Bathroom Plumbing

Updated February 5, 2024

We offer full-service bathroom remodeling that can turn an old and tired bathroom into a beautiful new space. But not everyone is ready for a complete remodel of their bathroom. In some cases, you’ll only wish to have a few of the fixtures replaced to provide the room with a pleasing upgrade. We’ve listened to some ideas below for ways to update your current bathroom if you aren’t currently in the market for a full remodel.

A low‑flow toilet

The toilet uses more fresh water than any other appliance in the house. In many homes, it can account for as much as 40% of the freshwater used per year. An old toilet can use up to 4–6 gallons per flush, while a low-flow model only uses 1.5 gallons! That will add up to big savings over the year—and it will help benefit the environment as well.

A new sink

Don’t like the appearance of your current bathroom sink? You can change it—and there’s an enormous variety of new types of sinks to use as a replacement, such as pedestal and vessel sinks. Work with a plumber to find the type of sink design that will enhance the look of the bathroom, while also providing other benefits such as easy cleaning and additional storage or floor space.

A new shower

Do you have a bathtub-shower combination, but find that you don’t use the bathtub often enough to justify keeping it? Perhaps you’d like to change it for a solo shower model that will make the bathroom more stylish looking, as well as save space.

Call up our bathroom plumbing experts, and they’ll help you with finding the right new fixtures for your bathroom.

If you want a service provider who will treat you and your home like their own, call Golden Rule today. We offer service throughout the Des Moines, IA metro area.

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