Bathroom Design

Avoiding Basic Bathroom Remodel Mistakes

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Consider creating a private place for your toilet out of plain sight when planning your bathroom remodel

When you design your bathroom remodel, chances are you are looking forward to creating a comfortable and accessible space for everyone in your family. However, during a bathroom remodel, many changes looking like a good idea on paper can actually make the room less desirable when the project is complete.

Reviewing your bathroom design multiple times before demolition is significant because not only do you want certain amenities added in your bathroom remodel, but you also want to avoid mistakes you’ll hate having to live with. A very common challenge is how the toilet is placed in your bathroom design. In larger floor-plans a private area is a definite option. With smaller bathrooms, other ideas are available to help the aesthetics of your bathroom.  Below are a few ideas.

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Recouping Bathroom Remodel Dollars

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When you do a bathroom remodel, expect to get some, but not all of your investment back when selling

When considering a bathroom remodel, it’s reasonable to think in terms of what return you might have when you sell your home. After all, homes are often the largest asset many of us own.

The value of most bathroom remodeling projects have both subjective and objective measures. And, depending on the homeowner’s perspective, the appropriate measurement of the value of a remodel can vary greatly. Continue reading

Bathroom Design Ideas – A Bathroom Remodel Plan From The Bottom Up

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Bathroom design ideas starting with tile floors add distinction and style to your bathroom

Bathroom design ideas can include many, many different elements. One concept to consider when planning a bathroom remodel is developing your idea from the bottom up. Tile, wood or carpeted floors help create a signature bathroom a homeowner can enjoy in the present and benefit from when selling their home.

Flooring choices are a cornucopia of options to enhance bathroom design ideas. Tile floor, for example, can be a tone-setter for any bathroom remodel. Colors, textures sizes of titles are just a few ways to make bathroom renovations distinctive and fresh. Even more, tile designs can take the look and feel of any bathroom remodel to the next level, making that room special.

The visual impact a floor can make is huge and can be one of the most significant bathroom design ideas to be considered during bathroom renovations. Continue reading

Bathroom Remodeling Questions and Answers

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Your bathroom remodel will go quickly and easily if you plan ahead

Bathroom remodeling can be quite a chore for a homeowner. To avoid being overwhelmed, whether you’ve done it before on not, it requires a great deal of planning to create the final product.

Schoenwalder Plumbing specializes in bathroom remodeling and kitchen remodeling and answers a few recurring questions our designers and plumbers hear regularly below hoping to help homeowners gain a bit more insight.

The average cost of a bath remodel project

The size and scope of a project will dictate the cost. Most standard-size bath remodel projects in which all fixtures are replaced will range from $15,000–$20,000. Adding a bathroom to your basement, attic or spare bedroom will range from $20,000–$30,000. Partial remodel projects typically range $5,000–$10,000. The scope of the project along with selection of the fixtures can influence the final cost greatly. A great place to start identifying fixtures and exploring new ideas is at our Waukesha based kitchen and bathroom remodel showroom. Continue reading

Universal Bathroom Remodeling In Waukesha WI

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Universal bathroom remodeling often includes large easy to enter showers, shower chairs and hand grabs for balance

Universal Bathroom Remodeling is the design of bathroom environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without adaptation or specialized design. The bathroom represents one of the most significant areas where effective use of Universal Design allows people to live in their homes in their later years with dignity.

Studies show 89% of people say they want to stay in their homes as they age. This means the everyday activities must be able to be done, regardless of the bending, reaching, stretching and other routine movements most people take for granted.

The goal of Universal Bathroom Remodeling is to build function and ease of use of each product within the environment. It allows people to live in their homes safely, independently and comfortable, regardless of age or ability level. Continue reading

Waukesha Bath Remodel Ideas

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A bath remodel with a roomy shower and built in bench is convenient and great for elderly people

Homeowners have accelerated a trend of creating their own version of Shangri-La when updating their

homes with bath remodel projects here in Waukesha, Wisconsin

Whether you have just moved into your home or have lived there “forever”,  changes can be made to improve the feel and the function of your bathroom. You spend a lot of time in your bathroom, so it makes sense to create surroundings you enjoy. Continue reading

Bathroom Remodel Idea Checklist

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Knowing what you need, want and desire in a bathroom remodeling project will improve your final results. (PDF link bottom of page)

A bath remodel is a very personal project. It’s where nearly every day starts and ends. When a homeowner is planning to remodel their bathroom, usually much thought goes into how it will be used and what personal preferences will be part of the final design.

A major key to successful bathroom remodeling is being able to effectively convey what you want from your contractor. The means identifying what your desires are so the remodeling project can meet expectations. A complete bathroom remodeling showroom is a valuable tool when planning any remodeling project.

A bath remodel can easily change floor plans, affecting the mechanical systems. The systems included are electrical, plumbing and heating-air conditioning. It is important for homeowners to appreciate colors, textures and styles which are very important to the final look of a bathroom remodel project. Additionally, they must also consider the impact of the mechanical systems and be ready to accommodate any unique needs during the planning process. Continue reading

Bathroom Remodeling Studio – Showroom In Waukesha WI

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Trying products can help you pick the perfect solution for your needs

Bathroom remodeling can be easier than ever before when a complete Kitchen and Bath Design Studio and Showroom is available for your use.

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