Archive for the ‘Bathroom Remodeling’ Category

What Comes First with a Bathroom Remodel?

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 by Nick Cohen

bathroom-remodeling-completeFirst things first. A bathroom remodel is a long process, and you’re going to want to be as prepared as possible before the job begins. If you’re researching the early steps of a remodel, you’re off to a great start! Many people ask us what they should prepare to do first and foremost when they start their bathroom remodel because they want as much preparation as possible.

However, what we tell them is different than they may expect. You might be curious about whether your bathtub will go in first, or that vanity you’ve had your eye on. But as you will see, there are a lot of “first steps” that need to be completed before you move on to the exciting installation—which is just another reason it’s so important to hire a licensed and bonded contractor! (more…)

What Homeowners Wish They Knew Before Their Bath Remodel

Monday, January 9th, 2017 by Nick Cohen

Our contractors do whatever they can to help homeowners feel prepared for a bathroom remodel. Choosing the wrong materials or neglecting to really spend time thinking through the design can cause some regret, and we think it’s important to have a space you love, the first time around.

We’ve heard a lot of people who try DIY bath remodels say there are many things they wish they had known or been able to do differently. We want to share those with you to help you from making some of the same mistakes. (more…)

Rethink Your Bathroom Décor for a Spacious Remodel

Monday, December 19th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

Many homeowners have one goal in mind when it comes to a remodel. Often, the main goal is space—expanding the square footage of the bathroom so people have more room to move around and get ready in the mornings.

If space is the goal for your bathroom remodel, don’t neglect the other elements that bring a bathroom together. Here are three reasons you should rethink your entire décor scheme if you really want to take advantage of an opportunity to remodel. (more…)

How Long Will It Take to Remodel My Bathroom?

Monday, November 14th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

Remodeling a bathroom can raise the ROI (return on investment) you can expect if you sell your home. But perhaps more importantly, a remodeled bathroom makes your home a much more welcoming and comfortable place to be.

With a new shower, tub, sink, cabinetry, faucet, and more, you feel more relaxed, and it might make your morning and nightly routines a whole lot easier. But how much time will it take from beginning to end? (more…)

4 Ways to Make Your Bathroom More Comfortable for Everyone

Monday, October 31st, 2016 by Nick Cohen

Some of the people in your life may be living with disabilities or chronic pain that makes it difficult to navigate smaller spaces. While you may not think much about how comfortable you feel in the bathroom, a family member may feel discomfort in a way that’s difficult to understand. You can make your bathroom more comfortable for everyone who visits or lives there with these bathroom add-ins. (more…)

Remodel for a Low Maintenance Bathroom

Monday, October 24th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

The bathroom is, of course, not a room you could do away with. But sometimes, you wish you didn’t have to care for it so often.

Cleaning and maintaining a bathroom can be tough work. It can be difficult to keep a bathroom looking shiny and new when you have kids or a busy lifestyle. Plus, bathroom plumbing components can run into a lot of problems over time, simply because they get more use than other plumbing components in your home. (more…)

Unclutter Your Smaller Bathroom Today

Monday, September 26th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

A bathroom is supposed to feel clean and sanitary, so when your bathroom is a bit too cluttered, you look for ways to solve the problem. However, all of the items in your bathroom are necessities—towels, medicine, soaps—and you cannot exactly throw everything away. (more…)

What Happens When You Change Your Mind During a Remodel?

Monday, September 12th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

As contractors, we understand that plans can change as a remodeling job goes on. You might realize that you wanted a different appliance, cabinetry finish, countertop material, or kitchen sink than originally planned—and this happens quite a bit. Still, we think it’s important for you to know just what happens when you change your mind during a remodel, as it can set the process back quite a bit more than you might expect. (more…)

Hiding the Toilet with a Bathroom Remodel

Monday, August 29th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

Of course, every bathroom needs a toilet. But what you often want to avoid when you are remodeling a bathroom is making the toilet into a centerpiece. In this quick guide, we go over some modern ways to make your toilet a less prominent feature in your bathroom remodel.   (more…)

Why Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling Sometimes Takes Longer

Sunday, August 14th, 2016 by Nick Cohen

Taking on a remodeling job in your bathroom or kitchen is a lot different than doing so in any other room. For one thing, you’re moving fixtures rather than furniture. And then there’s the plumbing—something you don’t have to deal with when you’re expanding a living room or remodeling a bedroom. (more…)