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:
Tag: bathroom remodel
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.
When it comes to renovating a small bathroom, the design can either bring on stress or provide a simple sanctuary for your long days. There are ways to avoid drastic mistakes that so many have made when it came to changing the look and feel of your small bathroom.
Remodeling your bathroom is not something we do often or have even done once. Every remodel poses potential headaches and mishaps, but proper planning can help homeowners avoid making mistakes and minimize stress. Here is some common faux pas to steer clear of as you prepare for your bathroom renovation. Read More
If you are thinking about remodeling your home what are some of the do’s and don’ts of taking on this task? It can be a stressful time and quite costly if you don’t understand some of the best ways to start. First let’s decide which room to remodel first. Once you have decided which room you will remodel, you will want to draw up some plans. What do you want the upgrade to look like? And one more question, are you looking to add value to your home or is it something you are deciding to do for your family? Read More
It is very difficult in today’s society to find a good contractor that can be trusted. Many individuals look to cut corners for an easy buck. Cutting corners in a kitchen or bathroom renovation might look good on the surface but after a couple of years the results might not be what you expected. For this reason, it is always important to take necessary precautions to cover yourself. Some ways to do that is to only pay a portion of the cost upfront. Have contracts specify estimated costs. Be sure to add what is expected of your contractor and when they should be completed with the project.
Count on dust, noise and traffic from trades that you’ll probably get to know quite well as they become part of your daily grind. Remodeling gets messy. And then there’s the inconvenience of construction encroaching on your most personal space—the bathroom.
You family is growing and you find yourself dreaming and wishing for an extra bathroom but you just don’t have the room. Or do you?
Not all bathrooms need to be large spacious rooms. If this is only a spare bathroom maybe a half bath 3’x5’ will work a simple sink, toilet and towel rack do. If you really want a full bathroom then you just need a space big enough to add a shower 3’x8’ and you will have your full-size bathroom! Read More
The day is finally here, you have made up your mind and you are going to renovate your bathroom. But you are not really sure what the cost of it will be. You are looking at contractors and taking bids on the labor and you know you have some variables to think about; How old are the pipes? Will I need new plumbing? Would it be more cost effective in the long run to replace the copper lines? How do I plan a budget? Read More
You can add style and value to your bathroom by simply changing out and upgrading your flooring and fixtures in your bathroom. These easy fixes can not only change the look and feel of the space, but can help you increase your home value. You can choose from a variety of flooring, fixtures, and finishes to make your bathroom space more modern, spa-like, or traditional. Follow these design ideas to increase value in your home – upgrade your bath!