Bathrooms | 04.19.22

Five Common Bathroom Design Mistakes

Thinking of remodeling your bathroom? Make sure your design doesn’t include any of these common bathroom design mistakes. Over the years we worked on many bathroom designs for all types of baths – master, guest and powder rooms. Although it might seem simple, there’s a lot to think about when creating a well-functioning bath. You have to consider the placement of all the necessary plumbing and fixtures, the lighting, storage, flooring, and window and door configuration. And then of course there are details like tile layouts for backsplashes and showers.

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Featured | 02.28.22

Project Spotlight: Fully Customized Accessible Bath

Thompson Remodeling was pleased to create an accessible bath for the owner of this 1920's Grand Rapids home. Our design was completely customized to our client's precise needs. Here's a look at what we did, including a look at the before and after photos.

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Featured | 10.20.21

Project Spotlight: Mission Style Condo Bath Renovation

We enjoyed remodeling this condo bath in Grand Rapids for our clients who were looking to create a space in warm earthy tones with a mission style aesthetic. Let's take a look at what we did, starting with the before photo and floor plan.

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Bathrooms | 11.23.20

Our Most Dramatic Bathroom Remodels

Better functionality, updated finishes, and improved layouts are three elements of a great bathroom remodel. Over the years, we have worked with many families to bring their bathroom vision to life, making their goals the driving force behind our creative designs. We've pulled together a few of our favorite bathroom remodels that had the most dramatic changes, including their before and after photos and links to the full stories behind the project. Take a look below.

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Bathrooms | 10.26.20

Houzz Reports Top Bathroom Trends for 2020

Every year, Houzz, an online interior design and remodeling community, surveys their users who have recently completed or are planning a home project to learn more about trends and motivations behind specific renovation types. This year, nearly 1,600 homeowners provided their opinions on remodeling their bathrooms. We've read through the survey results and compiled a top 10 list of bathroom trends for 2020. Check it out below!

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Bathrooms | 08.14.20

Thompson Remodeling's Bathroom Remodeling Resources

The bathrooms in our homes get more use than any other room in the house. The more people in your household, the more wear and tear it's going to take. Outdated or worn out finishes, lack of storage, and poor layout are the most common issues we discuss with clients who are planning a bathroom remodel. Over the years we've created a lot of helpful resources for those who are getting ready to update their bathroom. We recommend reviewing the 10 listed below if you are considering one in your near future.

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Featured | 06.29.20

Check Out Our Most Popular Bathroom Remodels

Our project gallery is full of bathroom transformations, but the five we are about to show you are our website visitor’s favorites. The remodels you are about to see represent a variety of sizes and budgets, each with its own set of design challenges. We hope you enjoy taking this virtual tour and invite you to view more photos of the projects by clicking the links provided below.

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Featured | 07.22.19

Remodeling Your Bathroom for Aging in Place

It’s a fact that as we get older and our needs change, certain areas of our homes may become difficult to navigate and cumbersome to use. The last thing many homeowners want to do is move out of the homes and neighborhoods that they love. The great news is that you don’t have to. Instead of moving, you can remodel your home for aging in place by modifying it for better safety, comfort and functionality.

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Featured | 05.19.19

5 Ideas for Creating Focal Points in Your Bathroom

Bathrooms may be the smallest rooms in your home, but they’re also the most used by both your family and your guests. This is why bathroom remodels top the list of many homeowners’ wish lists. Designing small spaces can be challenging. Bathrooms in particular require a layout that maximizes functionality and careful selection of materials and finishes the best suit the owner’s preferences. Focal points are an important part of every renovation design, especially in bathrooms. They are the details that create visual interest and anchor points for your aesthetic choices.

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Featured | 07.31.18

Dress Up Your Bathroom with a Vessel Sink

Looking for a place to add some pizzazz in your bathroom remodel? A vessel sink can be a great option for creating a beautiful focal point in your powder room or master bath. This type of sink is designed to sit above or partially below the countertop and the options are plentiful when it comes to style. You can find anything from an oversized rectangular trough-style sink to something more ornate in a decorative glass, or perhaps even something hand-painted.

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Featured | 06.13.18

Five Signs That It's Time to Remodel Your Bathroom

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.

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Featured | 05.26.18

Project Spotlight: Lakeside Lower Level Retreat

With a beautiful home on the lake, you can expect to see a lot of your family and friends in the summer and fall seasons. Our clients were looking forward to hosting parties and get-togethers in their lower level with direct access to the lake, but they wanted to make some updates to the space. The existing layout was functional and included a main living space, kitchenette, and full bathroom. It had almost everything they needed to keep the entertaining contained to the lower level without having to go upstairs.

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