There’s a common assumption that master bathrooms must have a double vanity. While it’s true that most homeowners do choose to include two sinks or a double vanity in their bathroom remodel, there are times when one sink is actually preferred and has a few great benefits as well.
Freestanding tubs add a touch of luxury to the bathroom. They are beautiful to look at and the ideal spot to relax and soak the stresses of the day away. Freestanding tubs are like functional pieces of art in your bathroom. Add one to your bathroom design and you will be creating a beautiful focal point that will enhance the overall aesthetic of the space. And with the wide variety of size, shapes, and styles to choose from you can go with something traditional like a clawfoot tub or go a more modern route with a clean oval shaped tub. How do you choose which one to go with? Continue reading to get some tips on how to select the right freestanding tub for your bathroom.
Families with children know how messy bathrooms can get. Towels on the floor, water everywhere, toothpaste on the walls. Hey, let’s be honest, this can happen with just adults in the household too, but there are ways to tame the mess by making smart design decisions. And we know a thing or two about designing functional family bathrooms.
We covered a lot of bathroom remodeling topics in our blog this year, including design guides and before & after project spotlights. And since it’s the last day of the year, we decided to take a peek at which posts were the most popular with our readers and share them with you. If a bathroom remodel is on your wish list for 2019, you’ll find these blogs helpful and they might even give you some great ideas to implement into your own design.
One of the most common complaints homeowners have about their bathroom is that it is too small. And when it’s too small, it’s usually short on storage too. So, how can you create better functionality in space that already feels cramped? Great question! Here are 10 design tips you can use in your bathroom to maximize space.
One of the top benefits of remodeling any space in your home is the ability to make it suit your individual style preferences. When you purchase a resale property, there’s bound to be a room or two (and sometimes the whole house) that has finishes and fixtures that you just don’t like. Even when you’ve lived in a home for 5-10 years you may find that your personal tastes have shifted over time and you now have the urge to make some updates.
You’ve been thinking about a bathroom remodel for a while now. Every time you are in it you can’t help but notice all the things that you don’t like. If this sounds like you, you’re not alone. Bathrooms and kitchens are the rooms in our homes where we notice imperfections more readily than others. When these rooms aren’t allowing us to perform our regular daily functions as well as they could it becomes a major source of dissatisfaction.
Subway tile is a design element that looks and feels both retro and modern at the same time. That’s what makes it so versatile as a backdrop in either a traditional or contemporary space. And even though it’s been around for over 100 years, its popularity has surged over the past decade and shows no signs of slowing down just yet. The most common way to install it is in a horizontal brick pattern, but if you’d like to add a little pizzazz, here are a few ideas from recent remodels we’ve completed with no-so-basic subway tile designs.
When you are remodeling your bathroom there are several options when it comes to providing closure for your shower. There’s the tried and true shower curtain, the economical sliding doors, and then you have the framed glass door, or a frameless glass shower door. Budget can play a big factor in which option makes the most sense for your particular project and any of will work to keep water inside the shower, where it belongs. But in recent years, most of our clients have been opting to invest in a frameless glass shower door for their bathroom remodel and there are definite benefits to doing so.
When you spend years in your home you start to accept some of its quirks, like poorly arranged rooms or cramped bathrooms. Such was the case with these clients who longed for a nice master bathroom but figured it wasn’t in the cards for them. We are so glad that they reached out to the Thompson Remodeling team to help! We specialize in transforming spaces from weird to wow and have seen our share of strange configurations.
Are you curious to hear about what’s trending in bathroom remodeling? We are! Recently, the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) released the results of their annual Kitchen & Bath Design Trend Report, which is based on a survey of its members throughout North American. The survey asks for input on the design style, colors, materials, and products they are commonly specifying for their kitchen and bath remodeling clients. Here’s a look at what they reported for this year’s trends in bathroom remodeling, as well as what we can expect to see in the near future.
Many older Grand Rapids homes were designed with small utilitarian bathrooms. Today, homeowners want more than just a place to brush their teeth and take a quick shower; they want a relaxing, well-lit space with modern luxuries. Many times, our clients want to recreate a bathroom space from a luxury hotel or vacation home they visited. And why shouldn’t we want to have that kind of space to enjoy everyday at home? After all, it’s the first place you’ll visit in the morning and the last place before bed. So make it luxurious, rustic, modern, or whatever suits your taste.