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Watchung, New Jersey homeowners Ben and Sandie have a great home on a beautiful piece of property, but they were ready to make some changes to the outdated and cramped kitchen and bathroom. Continue reading
A Bidet in US Bathroom Remodeling
The idea of installing a bidet in a US bathroom remodel can seem silly and intimidating. Any American to have visited the European continent has been fascinated, horrified, and intrigued all at the same time by these mysterious and seemingly over complicated toilets. Bidets are extremely popular all over the world, especially in Japan where more than 70% of homes reported having one. The truth of the matter is, bidets are awesome and Americans would do well to install bidets in their bathrooms more often. There is a reason why these little fixtures are found all over the world. Following are some reasons why the USA should jump on the bandwagon. Continue reading
Furniture Style Bathroom Vanity
When it comes to choosing a design style for your bathroom, there is a plethora of options to choose from. When it comes to the vanity style, there are some great varieties that will be a great addition to your home, with the bonus of the extra storage and functionality you crave in what could easily be the smallest room in your home.
Using Glass Block in Bathroom Remodeling
Your home is your pride and joy so you always want to be sure that you take care of it and do what you need to do when it is time to remodel it. Remodeling can make a great and beautiful difference in your home and can increase your home’s value as well. The bathroom is a great place to remodel because there is literally so much that you can do with it and so many beautiful fixtures, bathtubs, sinks and showers that you can purchase. If you just want a little bit of privacy in your bathroom, along with some added elegance, you may be considering using glass blocks to surround your tub or shower. Glass blocks are beautiful, affordable and can really transform your bathroom.
Bathroom Exhaust Fan Options
Bathrooms are one of the rooms in your home that will get the dirtiest and require the most cleaning. When you clean your bathroom, however, you will see that you probably use harsh chemicals that have strong odors. These chemical odors can overcome you if your bathroom does not have the proper ventilation. You may see that if you dye your hair in your bathroom, as well, you will have those smells to deal with. These are instances in which a bathroom exhaust fan would be helpful. Bathroom exhaust fans also serve other purposes, including getting the steam out of the bathroom so you do not have steamy windows and mirrors or shower walls and providing bathroom lighting. What many people do not think about, however, is the fact that with bathroom lighting, you can install a bathroom exhaust fan. There are many different bathroom exhaust fan options available at your local home improvement store, so you are sure to find something that you like.
Remodeling prices have the consistency of the weather . Meaning that “estimates” will vary with a range of highs and lows. A friend of mine on Facebook recently received quotes for a small home service. The three estimates were $4,000, $975, and $450. My comment was that the guy at $4,000 was probably sub-contracting to the $975 who in turn was hiring the $450 guy to actually do the work. While I added an “LOL” at the end, this scenario of wide range of remodeling prices is generally a result of companies quoting on different work and then not explaining where the differences in materials, labor, and overall customer service may be. Continue reading
The style of the bathroom vanities have changed, the new styles bring a touch of style and elegance to the bathrooms. Bamboo bathroom vanities improve the style and beauty of bathrooms. There are antique, traditional, and contemporary style vanities.
Many of the corner bathroom vanity come in wood; some of the popular woods are cherry, maple, oak and mahogany. Many home owners are not buying the standard vanities like our parents, they are looking for unique designs, something different that says something about their personality, and these new vanities are innovative and beautiful. All modern bathrooms have the one thing in common, sinks, toilets, vanities and mirrors. Continue reading