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Folding Bench Seat for a Shower

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Shower seats are very practical for many reasons in bathroom remodels. Free standing shower seats are liable to topple over, however, wall supported shower benches come with a hinged support bracket, so they can be folded up and out of the way when not in use. While they are commonly installed for elderly people or people with mobility issues, many find that it is useful when exhausted. Women also frequently use it for support while shaving their legs. Continue reading

Funny Bathroom and Toilet Sayings

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Bathroom designs and remodeling are serious business. They require professionals with a high attention to detail to complete. While "one day" bathroom makeovers are doable in some cases, most require several weeks of planning and execution. However, that doesn't mean a homeowner can't be cute, clever, and funny with the finishing touches. Read below for a few funny bathroom and toilet sayings along with some pictures of bathroom remodels. Continue reading

Assessing Bathroom Remodel Needs

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Assessing Bathroom Remodel Needs This is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions. “The most important aspect for remodeling your home is to have the look and feel that works best for you.” – Kathi Fleck, Renovate, Remodel… Relax! Have you been wanting to transform your bathroom into a space you and your spouse can retreat to? Have you been saving pins, searching the internet for concepts and purchasing small items here and there? Are you ready for a change, but not sure how to start the process? If you answered yes to even one of these, you may be among the large percentage of homeowners who hold off on starting their bathroom remodel. Continue reading

Coolest Bathroom Design Trends of 2016

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Coolest Bathroom Design Trends (1)Choosing to renovate your home’s bathroom is not a small undertaking. These improvements take a fair amount of time to complete, too, but the payoff is usually well worth it in the form of increased property value and your own improved satisfaction with your home. In order to ensure that you are making a sound investment, it is wise to devote some time to researching what options give you best bang for your buck. We at Modernize know that these four cool trends will surely keep your bathroom impressive for years to come. Continue reading

A $3,000 Bathroom Remodel

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DISCLAIMER: This article, nor I, have the answer to what A $3,000 Bathroom Remodel is or exactly would include. Read my rant below to understand the basis for this article's title. Award winning NJ bathroom remodel - Design Build PlannersA homeowner can choose to have almost any budget, high or low for a project. The question is then, "What do you get for that particular budget?" The factors are many, such as DIY (do it yourself) or hire a professional. Check out our informative article about Who Will Build Your Remodeling Project. The extent of the work scope is also a major factor. For instance, in a bathroom remodel the project may call for a complete demolition and gut of the walls and floor. Doing this allows for checking the in-wall plumbing connections and electrical wiring then updating as needed. Plus, any rotted wood or mold can be addressed. New insulation and fresh, moisture resistant drywall and cement board can be installed. Some may opt to forgo these steps and tasks and simply do a bathroom makeover where the fixtures and tile are replaced and the wall components listed prior remain. Continue reading

Heat Lamp for Bathroom Remodeling

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Heat Lamp for Bathroom Remodeling Heat Lamp for Your Bathroom-Design Build PlannersEveryone knows how daunting getting into and out of the shower can be in the cold winter months when you feel like your hair is going to freeze into icicles if you do not immediately dry it. A great way to get around this and start the morning off feeling relaxed, warm, and at ease is by installing heat lamps in your bathroom. A bathroom heat lamp is an excellent idea if you are doing a remodel, or even if you are just making a few small changes. Not only will it help you and your family be more comfortable, if will raise the value of your house, as it is one of those little luxuries that makes a huge difference in daily life. Continue reading

What is a Back Lit Vanity Mirror?

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What is a Back Lit Vanity Mirror? back lit vanity mirror - Design Build Planners (3)Bathrooms should be more than just a place you go when you need to use the toilet. In fact, the bathroom should be a place where you can relax in your bathtub after a long day at work. If you are looking to create an almost spa like experience in your own, personal bathroom, you should consider getting an illuminated bathroom mirror. It will help to provide the room with a stunning ambiance, both day and night. A back lit vanity mirror is nothing more than a traditional glass mirror that will combine a sleek design with functionality, using powerful, yet low energy lights behind the mirror. If you have always wanted one of these mirrors, here are some things to consider before remodeling your bathroom. Continue reading

What to Know About Body Sprays for a Shower

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bathroom shower body sprays ~ Design Build PlannersWhat to Know About Body Sprays for a Shower Remodeling your bathroom can be fun and can make a great difference in your home. There are plenty of things you can do in your bathroom, but your bathroom shouldn't just be beautiful. It should be convenient as well. One of the best things you can do for your bathroom remodeling project is to get a bathroom body spray nozzle for your shower. They are easy to install and can make showering a far more pleasurable experience. Continue reading

Bathroom Exhaust Fan Options

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Bathroom Exhaust Fan Options bathroom exhaust fan - Design Build PlannersBathrooms 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. Continue reading

Selecting a Toilet for Your Bathroom Remodel

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Selecting a Toilet for Your Bathroom Remodel Selecting a Toilet for Your Bathroom Remodel (1)-Design Build PlannersSelecting a toilet for your bathroom remodel can leave you feeling out of touch if you don’t know how much toilets have changed. Technology is everywhere; even in your toilet. Toto toilet or Kohler toilets have become the rage because they look elegant, come in a variety of colors, and in different height sizes. Before you go in for your bathroom remodel make sure you know what your needs are and why you are getting a bathroom remodel. Is it because your old toilet no longer looks aesthetic and neither does it function properly? Do you want to remodel your toilet because you require an accessible toilet for someone who is going through health issues? Continue reading