Adding Style and Function to Your Bathroom

Bathroom remodels come in all shapes and sizes, from minor facelifts to complete makeovers. If gutting a dated bathroom and starting from scratch isn’t in your budget, there are lots of other options available to achieve a new look without breaking the bank.

Begin your minor bathroom remodel by removing any dated wallpaper and painting the room a fresh, new color. Next, replace bathroom accessories—such as towel racks, toilet paper holders, and soap dishes—with ones that have a more stylish design and finish, such as brushed nickel.

Bathroom Faucet Upgrade

Replacing your sink faucet can go a long way toward improving both the look and function of your bathroom. When shopping for a new faucet, be sure to choose a quality model that has brass inner working to provide years of trouble free service.

To keep your new faucet clean longer, consider a Moen faucet with built-in antimicrobial protection to help inhibit the growth of stain causing bacteria, mold, and mildew.

Furniture Style Bathroom Vanity

Another great upgrade that can really make a bold statement and enhance the décor of your bathroom is replacing the bathroom vanity.

Furniture style vanities have become more and more popular in recent years, compared to traditional built-in bathroom vanities.

Tankless Hot Water Heater

To make your bathroom experience more enjoyable and reduce your monthly utility bills, consider replacing your standard tank type water heater with an energy efficient tankless.

Unlike tank water heaters, which have to keep a supply of water heated even when not in use, tankless water heaters heat water only when needed and provide an endless supply of hot water that’s perfect for taking long, lazy showers or filling large garden tubs.

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Flooring Ideas for Bathrooms

You can be as creative or traditional as you want when choosing your bathroom flooring. From ceramic tiles to cement flooring and pebbles, the possibilities are endless.

Small Bathroom Floor Plans

All the bathroom layouts that I’ve drawn up here I’ve lived with so I can really vouch for what works and what doesn’t. If you have a bigger space available the master bathroom floor plans are worth a look. You can find out about all the symbols used on this page on the floor plan symbols page. There’s also information on bathroom dimensions. Find More.

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50 Modern Bathrooms

We are just awestruck by this Italian company Cerasa‘s bathroom collection. Brought to our attention by style spotter Trendir, these designs ooze a sort of vitality we rarely see of such spaces. With in-floor bathtubs and luxury furniture the atmosphere they bring about is akin to those found in spas. Obviously most of the concepts do require a lot of space and we suspect any of these would find room in a typical apartment setting. But if you are the kind of person who is not too shy to treat yourself to some niceties (plus have space to play around with), you might want to give this a look. Find More.

Is Wood Flooring in the Bathroom a Good Idea?

Question: We are renovating our home, and my wife wants to put hardwood floors in all the bathrooms, to match the hardwood we’re installing throughout the rest of the house. I have my doubts. Is wood flooring in the bathroom a good idea?

Answer: Hardwood is a better bathroom flooring choice than, say, carpet, but it can still be very problematic. Moisture kills hardwood, and a bathroom is probably the most humid area of the entire home. Showers in the morning, warm baths for the kids in the evening… bathtub overflows, spills and splashes can severely damage the floor. Find More.

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Bathroom Floor Tile Design Ideas For Your 2015 Remodel

Remodelling your kitchen and bathroom are two of the top renovation projects that are likely to add resale value to your home. So how should yopu go about choosing a design for your bathroom that will add a real return on your investment? What about starting with the bathroom floor tiles and working your way up from there? Find More.