One of the most common home remodeling projects homeowners undertake is a bath remodel. Bath renovation projects are usually done to update the look of the room or improve the design to better fit the homeowners’ needs and lifestyle. If your family is growing or changing, you might need a considerable re-design.
Or if you just want an updated look, new cabinets and a change of fixtures should do the trick. So with that in mind, let’s look at some of the major elements of bath remodeling, and what many homeowners are doing.
Tubs: These days, some homeowners are actually eliminating their bathtubs entirely. This may seem like a drastic move, but if you’d rather have the space, and don’t enjoy taking baths, it could be a good option. Most realtors will tell you that if you have another tub on the same floor, removing one tub should not affect the re-sale value of the home.
However, the majority of homeowners don’t want to part with their tubs, and many feel that a new freestanding tub is the best option for them, while others favor drop-in tubs, spa tubs and jetted tubs.
There are numerous great new products that bring the relaxing ambiance of a spa into your home: Deep freestanding soaking tubs that allow full immersion, whirlpool and air baths that massage from head to toe, and much more.
Designers are also elevating the experience by adding built-in lights, music and aromatherapy. Most good quality soaking or massage tubs are made of acrylic. A beautiful new material for stand-alone soaking tubs is a synthetic stone-like product usually called a resin or solid surface tub.
It gives a luxurious smooth silky look that is solid and can even be scrubbed with an abrasive pad or sanded to remove stains or scratches.
Bathrooms are spaces that should be warm, comforting and relaxing—yet creating this dream space with a remodeling project may be a bit of a challenge for anyone. To alleviate the stress and time-consuming work associated with bathroom renovations, many homeowners choose to have certified bathroom designers on the remodeling work.… Read moreView latest blog posts