McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

Elements to Consider for a Bathroom Remodel

Posted by Amy Ross on Wed, Aug 11, 2021

Bathroom remodeling projects can feel like a big undertaking, but any room we begin and end each day in deserves some attention. When executed well, a bathroom remodel can add serious value to your home – for a future buyer or for yourself. Having a private space to relax and recharge is essential. Think about the practical elements first – like lighting, storage, and showers/tubs; then add stylistic touches from there.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Walk-In Showers, Tile

Tips for a Successful Master Bath Remodel

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Oct 29, 2018

Many rooms can be relatively easy to change with a new coat of paint, updated furniture, and a little redecorating. However, areas like the bathroom and kitchen are often defined by their layout and the appliances and fixtures they contain, so if you’re looking to update either of these spaces, a complete remodel may be the best route to take.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Home Remodeling

5 Questions You Should Ask Before Beginning a Bathroom Remodel

Posted by Brian Ciota on Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Besides the kitchen, the bathroom is one of the most used rooms in your home, and one where functionality is just as important as style. Since you’re using it every day, you should be able to walk in and feel happy about this space—not annoyed by a leaky faucet, or cringing at the out of date design. If your appliances are worn out, or your bathroom is starting to look like it belongs in another time period—it’s time for an upgrade. A bathroom renovation can seem like a big undertaking, but with the right amount of planning, and a trusted Design-Build contractor, you’ll end up with a bathroom you can feel good about! If you’re ready to consider a bathroom renovation, there are a few questions you should be asking before you begin to make sure you get everything you need out of your renovation.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Home Renovation

8 Design Tips to Help You Get the Most Out of a Small Bathroom

Posted by Brian Ciota on Wed, Apr 18, 2018


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Topics: Bathrooms, Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas

Use These 4 Walk-In Shower Ideas to Transform Your Master Bath

Posted by Brian Ciota on Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Does your master bathroom need an update? Whether you’re looking for a full remodel, or just want to make a few changes, updating your tub or shower can be a seemingly small way to make a big impact. A walk-in shower can add a feeling of luxury to an otherwise utilitarian bathroom.

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

Home Design Ideas: These Are Predicted to Be the Biggest Trends in 2018

Posted by Brian Ciota on Fri, Jan 5, 2018

With a new year comes new design trends. If one of your resolutions in the new year is to give your home an upgrade, this is the perfect time to keep an eye out for design inspiration. While the weather is snowy and cold, you can start compiling ideas you’d like to show your trusted design-build contractor, who can help you find the designs that will be best suited to your home. Whether you’re thinking about doing a home addition or a home remodel, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular predicted design trends for 2018. Below you’ll find ideas for every room of your home, from the bathroom to the kitchen, and everywhere in between.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Kitchen Design, Home Remodeling, Design Trends and Ideas

Why You Should Consider Doing These Three Renovation Projects in the Summer

Posted by Brian Ciota on Fri, Jun 16, 2017

With more pleasant weather on the way, now is a great time to act on those home renovations you’ve been dreaming about during the cold winter and rainy spring. The summers may feel short in CNY, but this season provides a substantial chunk of mild weather. This makes it an ideal time for hiring a trusted design-build contractor to discuss your plans with, and make your home renovation dreams a reality before cold weather arrives and the snow starts flying yet again. Below we’ve listed three types of renovation projects you may want to consider completing in the summer.

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Topics: Kitchens, Bathrooms, Renovating, Additions

Consider These 2017 Remodeling Trends to Take Your Bathroom from Functional to Spa Worthy

Posted by Brian Ciota on Mon, Apr 17, 2017

How long has it been since your bathroom has been given an update? It’s easy to let a room like this go on serving its utilitarian purpose, but with the time spent there and its importance for a functioning household, why not make your bathroom into a place that’s functional and enjoyable to be in?

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Topics: Bathrooms, Design Trends and Ideas

The Top 5 Home Remodeling Articles for 2016

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Dec 27, 2016

If you missed some of our home remodeling articles during the year, now is your chance to catch up.

Here are the top five most read articles for 2016:

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Topics: Bathrooms, Kitchen Design, Design Trends and Ideas, Room Colors

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