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

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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When to Hire a General Contractor

Monday, April 16th, 2018

ktichen-planning-toolsHomeowners often take pride in self-sufficiency: it’s a big part of taking on the responsibility of homeownership. When it comes to construction jobs for home improvement, people sometimes think about taking on the job themselves or hiring a “handyman” to do the work. This usually isn’t the best idea. A homeowner can also go to individual contractors. There’s another option, which is to hire a general contractor for the project.

When is hiring a general contractor the best step? You want to havea  general contractor to help on large, long-term remodeling projects or anything that requires multiple different contractors, (the subcontractors) such as an electrician, a plumber, a painter, floor and countertop contractors, etc. A general contractor provides a top-level organizer who puts the entire project together to see that all steps are done correctly, adhere to local code requirements, and are done quickly and with as little money waste as possible.

We can break it down further with some specific times when a general contractor is the right choice for your residential construction project:

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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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The Best Shower Ideas for Small Bathroom Remodeling

Monday, August 7th, 2017

bathroom-small-showerThat small bathroom is a welcome part of your home, because without it, more family members and guests would be sharing bathrooms elsewhere. But when it’s time to remodel, you may feel limited by its small space. This is particularly true when it comes to the shower. While you may wish all of the showers throughout the home were spacious and comfortable, you may need to compromise.

However, this compromise may not be as serious as you think. In fact, you might end up loving it more than you’d realize. Here are our tips for the best ideas of what to do with the shower in a small bathroom as you remodel.

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Finding the Right Contractor for a Home Renovation

Monday, July 10th, 2017

home-remodel-stairway-kitchenRenovating a home is a big job. You may be content to hire a handyman for a small job like repairing a window or garbage disposal, or you may even try to do it yourself, but for something as big as a bathroom remodel, kitchen remodel, or room addition, you must find professionals to know the job will be done properly.

And it isn’t enough that a contractor knows their stuff. You also need to be sure they can meet your timeline and budgetary needs, and, perhaps most importantly, that you will feel comfortable having them in your home. Today’s guide offers some guidance into finding the right contractor for your home renovations, and ensuring you’ll get the work you need completed by professionals in the industry and in customer service.

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