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How To Make A Small Bathroom Look Bigger

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This is a small bathroom but it needed a complete overhaul to save it from ‘just plain ugly’ – a designer’s nightmare. From the floors to the walls to the lighting, everything had to be done. I wanted to do it myself to save money on labor. This did not help me save time by any means. Little things like these should never be overlooked. Chic, well-chosen faucets and shower heads can surprisingly turn an ordinary bathroom into a stylish one. Brass faucets with sheen finishes are very classy-looking and … Read More

Basement Finishing & Remodeling West Bend

Our award-winning design team can help bring your vision to life to add additional livable square footage to your home. Our designers are well versed in the current code requirements and additional factors to consider for basement remodels and can help guide you through this process.

There are a few things we have planned for the basement area. First and foremost is a bedroom/bathroom combination. This is initially designed for Abby (soon to be twelve) to have a larger space than her currently fairly small bedroom. But it will also be designed for the possibility of one or more of our aging parents to move in with us. Consequently it will need to be designed in an accessible manner, including wider doors and a walk-in shower (no tub). We’d also like it to have a walk-in closet for Abby and/or the parents. It should be large enough to fit a … Read More

The Sustainable Couple (2)

When I decided to buy a house for resale, I broke all the rules the real estate professionals tell you about on the infomercials. That turned out to be a costly decision.

As far as other choices are concerned, you can choose a shower door to match or complement your bathroom. Choose a special color or tint, or even a unique etched design. There’s also a wide spectrum of hardware available for frameless shower doors, ranging from vintage-inspired styles to contemporary choices. Thank you Catherine and Jojo for your additional tip. Moving furniture around does provide a nice change, and if you do it right, can make the room more functional too.

I think vintage pendant lights above each sink will look kick ass. So I bought two, for $118 total. They were a little bit more than a wanted to spend, but they are stunning and look like old … Read More

Bathroom Remodel Naperville 312 548 8228

In some instances, certain types of flooring are more appropriate than others depending on room’s function. For instance, tile in the bathroom makes more sense than tile in the bedroom.

So no matter what type of bathroom remodeling project you have in mind for your home, give Bell Home Solutions a call today to get started on the road to your ideal bathroom remodel. The kitchen is the heart of the home, but the design needs to make sense with the rest of the house. The architect has the knowledge of designing plans which can accommodate the structure of the house while incorporating your personal wishes of your dream kitchen. I think there was a whole generation of people with no taste….just can’t pin down exactly when it was.

We have never had any major remodeling done but I know that it can be stressful and there can be unexpected … Read More

10 Basement Remodeling Tips

The TBF System is different from other basement finishing systems because it offers solutions for the ENTIRE space, including wall panels, flooring, trim and ceiling options. When you choose TBF, it’s the last time you will have to finish your basement!

Warm air rises, so it makes sense to install heating vents at floor level. Baseboard heating is a good option, but make sure it makes sense for your plan and is easy to tie into your existing HVAC system. For a finished space, you want to make sure you’re not relying on space heaters, so plan carefully. Thank you! We started the project in May and it was completed the beginning of July. Our contractor did everything.

Also, take this pre-renovation time to determine if your laundry room is configured to suit your family’s needs. You may want to add walls (if there aren’t any) or move a wall … Read More

Ideas To Renovate Laundry Rooms

If your water-damaged basement was finished with conventional building materials, you already know how poorly it performed. Drywall got soggy. Painted surfaces became stained. Wood paneling and trim became warped and moldy. Carpeting began to smell.

This basement finishing system is so versatile that it allows you to do practically anything you want with your basement. You can add a bedroom, extra living space, or even mount a TV on our strong basement walls. Design an entertainment room for you and the kids! Warnings heeded. I think hiring by the project is the way to go, so he has incentive to finish ASAP to my satisfaction. Voting this Up and Interesting.

Total cost – to date, with nothing I know of left to buy (and we know how that usually works out;), is $28,000, including permit, equipment, materials, and contracted labor. Building permit (included) was about $1,700 – but I … Read More

Material Selection And Tiling

Brushed nickel shower head with digital shower valve, victoria and albert bathtub, curbless shower with hidden shower drain, flat pebble shower floor, shelf over tub with LED lighting, gray vanity with drawer fronts, white square ceramic sinks, wall mount faucets and lighting under vanity. Linear drain (hidden).

Although bathrooms are small rooms that are usually removed from the central parts of a home, you and your family will spend a great deal of time in them. Transforming a tired, drab bathroom into something more modern, attractive, and efficient can make a significant impact on your daily life. Bell Home Solutions can help you completely revamp your bathroom with our comprehensive remodeling services. We handle the entire process, so you don’t need to work with various contractors for each different step and deal with misunderstandings due to poor communications. Whether it’s plumbing, lighting, drywall, cabinets, or new fixture installation, you can … Read More

Bathroom Design Ideas, Remodels & Photos

Washington State Kitchen & Bath can help you achieve the best in bathroom remodeling. After all, your bathroom is an important component of the home. Make your time in the bathroom pleasurable with a bath remodel. From walk in baths and jetted tubs to shower installations, new bathroom counters to setting bath tiles, we can do it all.

Next, we bought a wooden mailbox post from Home Depot, stained it and replaced the ugly, bent metal pole and the dented mailbox as well. Amazing how much a nice mailbox can change the look of a place. You may want to show your list to someone who has done this before or, at the very least, to the kitchen designer at your home remodeling center. With nearly three decades of experience, you can rest assured that we know what we’re doing and that you’ll receive the benefits that only years of … Read More

Bathroom Remodeling In Phoenix

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All vanity hardware was replaced. The hinges ($12.98) are not my favorite but they will have to do – it’s a guest bathroom after all. The pulls ($20.79 for 10) on the other hand, I am loving them. I bought enough for our kitchen when we update that. More on that later. Way later! Come read the actual testimonials of our happy clients, as they describe the many positive changes they’ve experienced after a Feng Shui consultation.

I have an awkward shaped room that has a fireplace at one end, so close to the corner, with sliding glass doors beside it. … Read More

Material Selection And Tiling (2)

This article shows how versatile laminated chipboard reclaimed from old ContiBoard furniture can be in making shelves and drawers around the home. My first choice of wood for making drawers, furniture and shelves is real wood, either hardwood like oak, softwoods like pine or even good quality plywood.

A very simple home improvement tip is to declutter. Start with this easy task: If you have kids, you may be guilty of cluttering your fridge with their work and little design magnets. Keep your appliances clear by attaching just some of your children’s artwork and only a few magnets at a time. You can switch these items out every week. Enjoyed your lens. I am not a do it yourselver. However, I have always wanted to take and old house or an old car and make it look good. Someone very recently took the house I am in now and completely … Read More