Advanced Builders & Contractors Blog: Archive for the ‘Bathroom Remodeling’ Category

Bathroom Remodeling and the New Walk-In Shower

Monday, October 1st, 2018

showerhead-dripping-close-upWhen you choose to remodel your bathroom, the main reason might be so you can change out an old tub and shower combination with a stylish walk-in shower. But even if this isn’t the primary reason for having a large renovation done for your bathroom, we strongly recommend you consider the walk-in shower as one of the centerpieces of your remodel.

Once you decide you want a new walk-in shower for your bathroom, you have other choices to make. After all, there’s no single type of walk-in shower: you can choose its shape, size, lighting, seats, storage space, and more.

Below are a few ideas to get you started thinking about installing a walk-in shower during a bathroom renovation. Your remodeling contractor can help guide you toward an ideal new installation to fit with your plans and create the new bathroom you want.

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Some Basic Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes People Make

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

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The big bathroom remodeling mistake people often make is deciding they don’t need to remodel the bathroom because it’s not worth the effort. We know the bathroom make-over may not seem as initially exciting as re-doing the kitchen or arranging for re-landscaping to create a drought-friendly lawn. But a bathroom remodel can make a big difference in your life and add significant value to your home.

We’ve written before about why a bathroom remodel can benefit you. Today we’re offering a few cautions for when you do commit to ripping out the old fixtures, floors, tiles, pipes, and the rest of it. Here are common remodeling mistakes homeowners often make—so you won’t make them.

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Making a Bathroom Remodel Less Stressful

Monday, July 9th, 2018

woman-relaxingLife is stressful enough already, and when you’re contemplating a major bathroom remodel in your home, you may think of putting it off just because you don’t want to handle all the extra anxiety the work is going to bring.

Believe us, we understand. We have provided professional bathroom remodeling services in Los Angeles, CA for over 14 years, so we know all about the pressures the work can put on clients. But it’s part of our job to make it as easy as possible for you and remove as much of the stress as we can. We’re a design/build company and handle all the remodeling services in-house so you won’t have to worry about dealing with separate contractors. That right there is one way we can make your upcoming remodel less difficult and anxiety-inducing.

Here are some other ways you can survive a remodel and keep yourself sane and even calm!

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Some Modern Trends in Bathroom Remodeling

Monday, May 28th, 2018
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Subway tiles in a recently-remodeled bathroom.

One of the reasons you may be planning for a bathroom remodel in Calabasas, CA is to take advantage of current trends and the best in recent technology. Your old bathroom is tired and may be inconvenient, and you want to change all that with a remodel that makes the best use of what’s popular and useful.

This is why you always want to go to a contractor who can handle the design and construction of your remodeling project. When you work with Advanced Builders & Contractors, we will see you have the best bathroom modernizations: the ones you want, and the ones you didn’t realize you want. Here are a few:

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Tips for a Minimalist Bathroom Remodel

Monday, May 21st, 2018

There are so many benefits to choosing to live a minimalist life—or at least one where things are not the most important part of your life. Many homeowners choose to have décor and designs throughout the home that reflect the outward simplicity and zen that allows them to focus on the more important things in life and feel free of ties to meaningless items.

Maybe you’re already immersed in this lifestyle, or maybe you’re considering it for the first time. We hope this guide to minimalist bathroom remodels will help guide you in the right direction.

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What’s Your Bathroom Remodeling Priority?

Monday, February 5th, 2018

bathroom-remodel-shower-sink-rusticUnfortunately, it’s tough to completely plan through the total cost and time involved with a bathroom remodel. Change orders are bound to happen throughout the process that delay the job, and sometimes unexpected costs come up when contractors discover things such as code violations or rusty pipes that need to be replaced before the job can move on.

Still, there are ways to make sure your bathroom remodel has fewer hiccups, and that has to do with thorough planning. What’s the key to a smooth bathroom remodel? Knowing your priorities!

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Shower Technologies to Consider in Your New Bathroom

Monday, October 30th, 2017

rainfall-shower-hot-steamYou may have never really thought of what type of options were available to turn your shower into an experience from the future—until it’s time for a remodel. Suddenly, you find out that there is a whole world of options for shower tiles, handles, doors, and so much more. But today, we’re focused on those shower upgrades that can make your shower unlike any you’ve ever imagined.

Check out some of the newest shower gadgets and fixtures that will make your shower the talk of all your guests. Comfort and convenience is at your control when you remodel your bathroom this year.

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Bathroom Remodeling for Accessibility in Multi-Generational Homes

Monday, October 16th, 2017
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A curb-less walk-in shower with seating.

Some people remodel a bathroom for the sole purpose of adding a bit of their own style. Sometimes, a bathroom is remodeled to make space for a new addition in the family, or for the opposite reason: when a child has gone off to college and parents can finally focus on building the home they’d love to retire in. Of course, larger families have different bathroom needs than smaller families, and it becomes tough to choose a bathroom style and configurations once there are two or more generations living in the same household.

If the older, wiser generation in your household needs a little bit of help navigating the space in your home, the bathroom is the best place to start. Follow our tips for finding an accessible bathroom (without sacrificing the décor) with a bit of help from remodeling contractors.

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Remodel Your Bathroom Like a Spa Getaway

Monday, September 18th, 2017

People remodel their bathrooms for many reasons. You might do it primarily because your family is expanding and you need more space. You might hope to get a return on your investment. Or you might simply be looking for a change of scenery. No matter the reason, when you remodel the bathroom, you hope to enjoy the renovations. Why not make it into the bathroom you’ve always dreamed of?

We know that spa-like equipment isn’t the right fit for every bathroom. And, of course, you likely don’t have enough space to have that dream sauna experience. But we think most bathroom remodels can benefit from at least a little bit of luxury. It goes a long way!

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5 Bathroom Organizational Tips

Monday, September 4th, 2017

bathroom-lots-of-spaceEven if you’re currently remodeling a smaller bathroom, there’s simply no way to get unlimited space. Bathrooms tend to be the most cramped rooms in a house, even though they hold the items you use every single day and need easy access to.

We want to do what we can to help you stay a bit more organized. Follow our tips, or call our team if you’re considering a bathroom remodel in Los Angeles!

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