Advanced Builders & Contractors Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Bathroom Remodel’

“If Only I Had…” Avoid These Common Bathroom Remodeling Regrets

Monday, May 11th, 2020

screaming-manHaving a bathroom remodel go wrong and end up far from what you intended isn’t like getting a bad haircut. You may have to deal with the immediate consequences of that botched new hairstyle or making the wrong choice for how you want to look—but the haircut we’ll grow out, and in a few months you can start over. A bad bathroom remodel is permanent, at least unless you schedule a second remodeling. And who wants to have to do that?

We have many years of experience with handling bathroom remodels in Brentwood, CA, and throughout the Los Angeles Area. We’ve heard many horror stories from people who didn’t think through their remodel, and we want to share with you a few things many homeowners wish they had known or considered before they went ahead with revamping a bathroom.

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Considering the Layout for a Bathroom Remodel

Monday, January 6th, 2020

bathroom-rubble-for-remodelWe’ve often touched on the big topics of bathroom remodeling in Malibu, CA, such as how to enlarge a cramped bathroom to give it more space as well as the feeling of greater space. What we’re focusing on today is the bathroom layout, and this applies to any bathroom remodel.

Creating a layout means making effective use of the space so nothing goes to waste. If you’ve ever thought that there’s no such thing as a bathroom that’s “too big,” you haven’t seen some of the layout failures that can affect a remodel. A bathroom with large empty zones is inconvenient, and it can’t be remedied by moving in furniture, as in other rooms. A great bathroom redesign creates proper configurations between showers, tubs, toilets, sinks, storage, etc.

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The Horrible Mistakes of a Sloppy Bathroom Remodel

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

toilet-plumbing-concerned-womanRemodeling a bathroom is supposed to make life easier, increase the value of a house, and spruce up a room that often gets ignored in renovation efforts. Unfortunately, not all bathroom remodels are equal because not all bathroom remodeling contractors are equal. If you have plans to remodel one of your home’s bathrooms, make sure you work with our experienced team of designers and builders so you can avoid some of the big problems a less-skilled contractor might inflict on you.

We’ve seen some dreadful bathroom remodels during our years of work and had to fix quite a few big mistakes. Below we’ve listed some of the errors that happen when you have inferior remodeling work.

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New Storage Concept for the Bathroom Remodel: Open Shelves

Monday, May 13th, 2019

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More homeowners are discovering how much a lift their home and their daily lives can receive from a full bathroom design “do-over.” If you live in a home that’s older than 20 years, you probably have a bathroom that’s functional but dull. If you’ve already been thinking about a remodel, then you flashed through various style websites and magazines and seen some of the current trendy and gorgeous bathroom design concepts. With the right remodeler and design ideas, you can change the tired master bathroom to something with the touch of a vacation spa.

We want to talk about one of the popular trends for new bathrooms: open shelving and “unconcealed” storage.

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Some Key Steps for a Successful Bathroom Remodel

Monday, January 14th, 2019

bathroom-remodeling-completeYou’re starting off the New Year with plans to remodel parts of your house—and the bathroom is one of them. We think this is a great choice: bathroom remodeling is often overlooked when people think of updating their house, but the right new bathroom makes life easier, more enjoyable, and increases property value while simultaneously lowering water bills.

How do you get started with a bathroom remodel? We’ve listed some of the key steps toward making your remodeling a success.

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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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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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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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Smart Storage for Your Bathroom Remodel

Monday, June 26th, 2017

Bathroom-shelvingOne of the biggest complaints many people have before remodeling a bathroom is the lack of storage. If your home is part of a development, rather than a custom build, this may be something you think about a lot. In fact, even if you chose custom cabinetry from scratch years ago, you may have regrets now.

Bathroom storage is something that will never go out of style. So if you’re remodeling your bathroom and need a little push in the right direction as far as storage is concerned, check out our tips!

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