Bathroom Renovation

Avoiding Basic Bathroom Remodel Mistakes

Bathroom Remodel | Bathroom Design | Waukesha WI | Schoenwalder Plumbing

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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Bathroom Remodel Ideas for the Elderly In Waukesha WI

Bathroom Remodel | Universal Design | Waukesha WI | Schoenwalder Plumbing

A universal bathroom remodel often includes large easy to enter showers, shower chairs and hand grabs for balance

A bathroom remodel is one of the most basic adjustments to make when preparing a home for aging homeowners.

As more seniors choose to remain living in their homes instead of an assisted living facility or nursing home, more accessibility is a primary need. For many, a bathroom remodel such as this helps people maintain their independence and dignity.

Changes allowing freedom of movement without the risk of slips and falls is paramount. To achieve this goal, options such as walk-in bathtubs or showers, grab bars, specific use lighting and more should be part of the bathroom remodel plan.

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says about 235,000 annually people seek medical attention for bathroom-related injuries. The result is safety should be the most important quality when developing an accessible bathroom remodel. Continue reading

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 To Consider Before Your Bathroom Remodel

Bathroom Design Ideas | Waukesha WI | Schoenwalder Plumbing

Bathroom design ideas are best to discuss before a bath remodel, and much less expensive

Bathroom design ideas are only useful before your bathroom remodel. Afterwards, they are little use.

The bathroom design ideas and questions in this article are designed to create a list of ‘what ifs” to help you consider as many possibilities before a bathroom remodel project starts.

At Schoenwalder Plumbing, we pride ourselves on delivering a bathroom remodel to our customers that meets, and if we plan well, exceeds their expectations.

Not only do we want to be sure new and upgraded amenities are included in your list of bathroom design ideas, we want to be sure all structural options are explored as well.

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Bathroom Remodeling – Changing With Your Needs

Bathroom remodeling is often the first project homeowners consider to meet the evolving needs of their family.

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Bathroom remodeling is a practical step as your needs change grow

Every family goes through changes. Usage patterns are distinct for young families, families with older children and empty nesters. The same is true for every room in your home.

Sometimes, a new home is an answer for evolving needs. This is especially true when relocating is right for your family, whether it is driven by a new school district or location next to the golf course you will use daily in retirement.

With bathroom remodeling projects we are involved in, however, families have decided to adjust their bathroom design to fit their needs. Their bath remodel starts with a wish list of what their new bathroom design should include. Continue reading