So you want to remodel your bathroom? Then congratulations and a fair warning are both in order. Because whether you’re simply upgrading your sink or ripping out every last tile, it takes tons of research to get a successful bathroom renovation right.

But help is here! In our new weekly series, Dream Bathroom Remodeling Guide, we’ll guide you through every last step of a Pinterest-worthy bathroom remodel. Bonus: A bathroom renovation recoups upward of 60% of your costs if you ever sell, according to Remodeling Magazine’s 2019 Cost vs. Value report.

Before you obsess over faucets, the first step is to ask yourself some basic questions, to assess your wants and needs. Here’s a guide to help in your decisions.

Original Article by Margaret Heidenry who is a writer living in Brooklyn, NY. Her work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, and Boston Magazine.