New technology transforms our day-to-day lives, from bringing the internet to our kitchens to stoves that can be programmed to turn on, cook, and shut down without you being there and refrigerators that will tell you when you are out of milk. The “smart home” is quickly becoming the norm and our bathrooms are keeping pace with the new technology. Here’s a look at the trends:
How About Adding Some Sparkle?
It is spring time! This can mean renovation time for your home! One easy way to bring in a new style is to update with new tile walls. You have picked your main color scheme, but it still could use some accents to tie it all together. You like this, love that, and just can’t figure out what it is missing. A certain flare, a style all your own to set your bathroom design apart from all others. You don’t just want your project to look good, you want AMAZING! Plumbtile has your answer: Metal tile art from Saint-Gaudens.
It can be easy to overlook the bathroom. It’s a functional space first and foremost, and unless you like long hot soaks in the bath, you probably don’t spend a whole lot of time in there. But that is no reason to neglect it. So here are some simple but effective ideas for perking up a tired bathroom without ripping the whole thing out and starting over.
Bathroom lighting is generally one of the least thought about items in the home, given the amount of time we spend in the bathroom you would think this is the top priority. The lighting in your bathroom should get the same attention as the lighting throughout the rest of the home. Most modern bathrooms are more than just a pit-stop in your day it is now a place to relax and recharge. Homeowners are now adding spa tubs, shower systems, and even steam showers.
There are several different options for those who are looking to install a tub. Of all the different types of tubs available two of the most popular choices are jetted and soaking tubs. Let’s take a look at the differences to make it easier to decide which type is best for you.
Unfortunately, we can’t all have an enormous bathroom. Not every home we live in has the best options for storage space or even space for that matter. But the question is, what are you going to do to change that? There are a few things you can do and could be as simple as adding a mirror, going with a smaller vanity, or getting creative with storage baskets. Read More
There is no question that the bathroom is the most used room in any home. It should be a welcoming room. Fixtures should be functional. The design should be pleasing to the eye. While a remodel can seem daunting, it is doable with the right knowledge. But first, know the questions to ask yourself before starting. Read More
Is the next renovation project your bathroom? The best and cheapest route to go in making a significant change is purchasing new bathroom fixtures. There are so many to choose from, that it can become overwhelming and strenuous. You will have to consider style, functionality, cost, and how compatible they will be with your bathroom needs.
If you live in the United States, most bathrooms do not have a bidet, but in Europe, South America, the Middle East, and Japan they’re commonplace. A bidet looks like a toilet but is designed to help you “freshen up” after your toilet use. It accomplishes this by having jets that spray water for a far superior clean to toilet paper. Make the most out of your bathroom design or remodel by maybe not choosing between the two but incorporating them both into your new bathroom. They both can be great looking and extremely functional and can offer cleaner, more open, and comfortable choices for you and your guests. Read More
With winter here, it doesn’t mean your rest and relaxation has to be over. There are many ways to convert your bath into a year-round getaway. Follow these steps and you will achieve your own personal spa! Read More