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Project of the Month: Master Bathroom Update

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Dec 13, 2016

Master bathrooms are private retreats designed for comfort, safety and aesthetics pleasing to the users.

The owners of a home in Jamesville, NY wanted to update their master bathroom, which was a style from 20 years ago, with new fixtures, cabinets, lighting and tile.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers, Projects of the Month

4 Design Ideas for Walk-in Showers Without Doors

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Nov 22, 2016

More homeowners are asking us about “walk-in showers without doors” when they consider remodeling a bathroom. Doorless walk-in showers were featured in several of the new homes showcased in this year’s “Parade of Homes” and the trend is growing.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers

Project of the Month: A Bathroom Remodel with Universal Design Features

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Nov 8, 2016

“Universal Design” is being considered more often in home remodeling, especially when renovating bathrooms. The owners of a home in Manlius, NY completely remodeled a bathroom and added Universal Design features for accessibility, comfort and safety.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Universal Design

9 Stylish Design Ideas for Bathroom Vanity Sinks

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Nov 1, 2016

When it comes to choosing a sink for your bathroom remodel or upgrade project there are a number of design styles and options for finishes, faucets and shapes to consider. Are you looking for a sink that will complement your bathroom’s decor? Or are you looking for a sink that will make a statement on its own?

In this article we will look at sinks for bathroom vanities. A bathroom vanity is the cabinetry that houses plumbing fixtures and provides storage for your bathroom essentials. The vanity includes a countertop, sink and faucet fixtures.

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Topics: Bathrooms

Which Type of Shower Door is Right for Your Bathroom?

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Aug 16, 2016

If you are planning to remodel a bathroom or update an existing shower, you will find that there are a number of options and styles of shower doors.

Since a shower is a main feature in any bathroom, it’s important to select the right type of shower door for the space. Here are some facts and design ideas from projects we’ve worked on for Central New York homeowners to help you make the right choice.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers

Facts to Know About Manufactured and Custom Tile Shower Bases

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, May 10, 2016

If you’re planning to add a walk-in shower to your home selecting a shower base or pan is one of the most important decisions you’ll need to make.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers, Tile

8 Design Ideas for Safe and Accessible Bathrooms

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Apr 19, 2016

Home accidents often occur in bathrooms due to slips and falls. Safety and access are important factors in designing functional and accommodating bathrooms.

What should you consider when planning to renovate or remodel a bathroom? We have eight design ideas to share that will make your bathroom spaces safer and user-friendly.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers, Universal Design

The Top Five Reasons to Remodel a Bathroom

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Mar 15, 2016

Is it time to remodel a bathroom in your home? Do you have a bathroom that has long needed renovation or do you just want a comfortable personal space? Why procrastinate? Here are the top five reasons homeowners plan a bathroom remodeling project:

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Topics: Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers

Slip-Resistant Bathroom Flooring and Shower Base Options

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Feb 23, 2016

If you are planning to remodel a bathroom it is important to carefully consider flooring and shower base product options for both safety and function. Slips and falls are the leading cause of injuries at home and often occur in a bathroom.

While no floor or shower base is “slip-proof,” floors and shower bases with texture can be “slip-resistant.” There are many slip-resistant products available for floors and shower interiors in a variety of textures, colors and surfaces including luxury vinyl flooring, solid surface bases and tile. Check the manufacturer’s product information to determine if it is slip-resistant.

Here are three options for slip-resistant bathroom flooring and three options for slip-resistant shower bases:

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Topics: Bathrooms, Tile, Flooring

Our Picks for the Best Bathroom Design Trends for 2016

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Bathroom design trends are influenced by the introduction of new products and features and the changing preferences of homeowners and professional designers.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Design Trends and Ideas, Walk-In Showers

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