The pandemic has us critiquing our spaces at home and looking for ways to make them more comfortable and functional for working, schooling, and entertaining. The flip side of all that activity is the real need for a place to relax and recharge. One room in the house that can be used very effectively as a private oasis is your master bathroom. With a thoughtful design, you create a place where you can recharge in the morning and decompress in the evening.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the place to see the latest innovations in electronics, including new appliances. Even though this year’s event was held virtually, 2,000 companies introduced new products. We’ve done the research to find the most exciting items coming our way for kitchens and baths. Here are four of the most impressive.
A thoughtful bathroom remodel design can solve a variety of problems. Lack of storage, outdated finishes, and a dysfunctional layout are typically at the top of the list of complaints from homeowners who are ready to remodel their bathrooms. A great way to get ideas and find inspiration is to look at photos of bathroom remodels. Our Project Spotlight blogs include after photos of projects, but go one step further by providing before photos and the story behind the remodel's design.
Designing a shower might seem like a pretty simple task, but there are several important elements you must consider to ensure that it will be comfortable and fit your needs. Some homeowners are looking for something basic while others want all the bells and whistles of a luxury spa shower. No matter which you prefer, you should review each of the elements listed below when developing your shower design.
Lighting your bathroom vanity can be tricky. Have you ever been in a bathroom and felt that it was either too dark or that the lighting was not flattering at all? Knowing where to place fixtures, what type of fixtures, how many to choose, and selecting the right light bulbs are important considerations. But, where to you start?
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 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.
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.
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.
Imagine the length of seventeen inches. Now, consider if you added that width of space to your bathroom. What kind of impact could it have? A lot! Read on to see how Thompson Remodeling took an older, cramped bathroom and transformed it into a functional and elegant main bath.
After a decade or so, our bathrooms can start showing their age. Just like an out-of-date wardrobe, the tell tale signs of an old remodeling trend can begin to feel dated. In this master bath it was the glass block shower wall, which was a very dominant feature in the space. Our clients came to us with a vision to give their bath a makeover by updating the finishes and reconfiguring the shower the entrance.