This Somerset County, New Jersey project request was to remodel the master bathroom that had not been used in years because of the small size and awful condition. The homeowners required a larger shower, grab bars and more overall space. To achieve this, an adjacent closet space was included making the bathroom 32% larger.
Moving the location of plumbing fixtures in an older home is always an adventure. There was a cast iron pipe in the wall between the old bathroom and closet that had to be rerouted. Both the sink and the shower were shifted over, with the added space, spacing out that area better. The bathroom door was also increased in width, adding to the framing work, which required moving the forced hot air vent. The extra space allowed us to design a roomy shower with a bench seat. With the increased width, a sink vanity was used for more storage replacing the old pedestal sink.
A new, larger bathroom was the need. A stylish, detailed space was the want. The desires were noted, designed, and delivered. The custom, frameless glass shower door tops off the 4’ x 4.5’ shower that includes a full quartz bench, pebble tiled floor, wall niche, recessed light, rain head and handheld spray. The pebble floor tile is also used as an accent inside the niche and as a feature strip in the wall tile. The single lever sink faucet is just one of the many brushed nickel fixtures and accents in the bathroom. The caesarstone vanity top flows onto the top of the shower knee wall creating a seamless transition. The vanity is cherry wood with amber stain and a brown glaze. The floor and walls are both covered with 12” x 24” porcelain tile. The tile was from Best Tile in Keyport, NJ.