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Bathroom Design & Remodeling

Create timeless bathrooms and kitchens by avoiding…

Create timeless bathrooms and kitchens by avoiding…News from Guelph Mercury:
Create the bathroom or kitchen of your dreams with Ensuite Bath & Kitchen Showroom. Although many people appreciate the aesthetics of modern design trends, it is often a better idea to go for timeless looks that will not date the look of your home too soon. Here are some design tips that help you create a timeless look.

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Trendy shapes and sizes
Trends in kitchens and bathrooms often appear in shapes. This is most common on…………… [...] Continue Reading…

Loan options abound for remodeling projects – Washington Post

Loan options abound for remodeling projects – Washington PostNews from Loan options abound for remodeling projects – Washington Post:
By Wendy A. Jordan August 20
Mike and Cherie Jacobs — with their son Daniel, daughter Ginny and dog Snickerdoodle — recently renovated their 1974 home. (Brittany Greeson/The Washington Post)
After 11 years in their Annandale, Va., home, Mike and Cherie Jacobs were ready for something bigger and better. But sacrificing their super-low mortgage rate to pay for this was out of the question.
When the Jacobses boug…………… [...] Continue Reading…

Homeowners are remodeling bathrooms with more modern styles, experts say

Homeowners are remodeling bathrooms with more modern styles, experts sayNews from WREX-TV:ROCKFORD (WREX) -
What does your bathroom say about you? If it’s still full of ceramic tile and clunky shower doors, it says you’re getting behind the times. Remodelers and homebuilders are reporting that “sleek” and “stylish” are the current trends, and they may be here to stay. 
“Remodeling bathrooms is a popular home improvement project, but they’re not cheap,” Angie Hicks, Angie’s List Founder, says. “They can cost anywhere from $ 10,000 to $ 15,000.”  
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14 Enviable Bathroom Designs

14 Enviable Bathroom DesignsNews from Design & Trend:
1.This stunning master bathroom located on an estate in Aspen was designed by Frank de Biasi. We love the juxtaposition created by the reclaimed wood walls and marble stone, the pairing is contemporary yet warm. 
 

(Photo : Courtesy of FrankdeBiaisi.com)
 
2. This bold bathroom was designed by Kelly Wearstler, which combines her signature style by incorporating graphic geometric wallpaper with striking gold hardware. We love the use of line here, and the result is one beautiful sleek bathroom!
 

(Photo : Courtesy of KellyWearstler.com)
 
3. The tile [...] Continue Reading…

A guide to the drought’s new shower standards

A guide to the drought’s new shower standardsNews from The San Diego Union-Tribune: Low-flow shower-heads are on display at Lowes in Poway. Some shower-heads with the WaterSense designation output up to a 2.0 gallons per minute. — Misael Virgen

Low-flow shower-heads are on display at Lowes in Poway. Some shower-heads with the WaterSense designation output up to a 2.0 gallons per minute. — Misael Virgen

How low-flow can we go? In California’s ongoing game of water-saving limbo, the bar just dropped another notch. But you won’t have to bend over backward [...] Continue Reading…

Clinton woman unknowingly hires fake contractor who botched bathroom remodel

Clinton woman unknowingly hires fake contractor who botched bathroom remodelNews from WATE 6 On Your Side:

CLINTON (WATE) – A new resident to East Tennessee has found out the hard way that some contractors aren’t to be trusted. She unknowingly hired a man who had been arrested in Florida for grand theft after pretending to be a contractor. The contractor wrote a bad check and botched a bathroom remodel.
It is really important to know who you are hiring. Online classified websites like Craigslist and Thumbtack are filled with the names [...] Continue Reading…

How to pick a remodeling project that actually pays off

How to pick a remodeling project that actually pays offNews from Bangor Daily News:
When you consider which home remodeling projects to tackle and which ones to shelve, it is wise to think about the payback potential. Which projects will increase the value of your home enough to recoup your investment potentially?
Remodeling Magazine recently completed its 2015 lists of remodeling values, broken down by the type of project and geographic market. Thirty-six projects were compared in over 100 markets, making this the most comprehensive remodeling payback guide available.
People tend to associate remodeling [...] Continue Reading…

State funds lawn and toilet rebate program, tightens faucet and showerhead …

State funds lawn and toilet rebate program, tightens faucet and showerhead …News from OCRegister:

SACRAMENTO – California officials launched two initiatives Wednesday to boost residential water conservation: the nation’s toughest water efficiency standards for shower heads and a $ 30 million rebate program to rip out grass lawns and replace old toilets.

The California Energy Commission voted to require shower heads sold at stores in the state to spray less water than current models following similar moves for toilets, faucets and urinals.
The initiatives came four months after Gov. Jerry Brown [...] Continue Reading…

Bathroom Remodeling: Small Bathroom Design Ideas You Can Try

Bathroom Remodeling: Small Bathroom Design Ideas You Can TryNews from Realty Today:

Posted by Staff Reporter (media@realtytoday.com) on Aug 06, 2015 08:00 AM EDT

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NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 05: A view inside the bathroom stalls during Olympus Fashion Week Fall 2005 at Bryant Park February 05, 2005 in New York City. (Photo : Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Designing a small bathroom is not complicated. Here are some small bathroom designs that you can try:
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Create a wonderful focal point in your bathroom with timeless furniture-style vanities. You [...] Continue Reading…

4 easy bathroom updates you’ll be happy you made

4 easy bathroom updates you’ll be happy you madeNews from ConsumerReports.org:

If you’re undertaking a full bathroom remodel, seriously consider outfitting it with aging-in-place features, even if you don’t need them right now. Because they’re so well-designed, they won’t be conspicuous, and if you—or someone you are selling your house to—need them one day, you’ll be good to go. If you can’t do a remodel, you can still retrofit an existing bathroom with some easy yet meaningful fixes:

Switch showerheads
Handheld showerheads elegantly solve multiple problems. You can keep the showerhead stationary [...] Continue Reading…

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