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Category Archive for "Bathroom Projects"

Master bathroom makeover

The Challenge: The master bathroom had no door, it had soaker tub that was never used and a tiny shower. There was poor clothing storage and too many windows. The Idea: Create a master bathroom with a barrier free shower. Rearrange walls and eliminate a picture window The Solution: We rearranged the room completely changing...

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Bathroom addition

The Challenge: The bathroom was small and disjointed with a less than desirable layout. It had no tub and a single sink with dated wallpaper and carpeted floor. The electrical panel was in the way. The Idea: Create a private master suite that has a soaking tub and walk in barrier free shower. Add more...

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Master Bath With Half Walls

The Challenge: The master bathroom was built with a faulty design that allowed water to seep under the glass blocks and ruined the floor. The problem was identified when a tile popped up one day. Fortunately the leak did not go down into the first floor. After some deliberation the clients decided that refreshing the entire...

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Bathroom Out of a Laundry Room

The Challenge: This home had a laundry room that was slab on grade because this room was once part of a garage. The home only had one bathroom that was inadequate for the family. The laundry room was small, and it did not appear to be wide enough for a traditional 3/4 bath. We knew...

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Handsome Master Bathroom Remodel

The Challenge: The master bathroom had the original charm but was outdated. It had wallpaper and a bathtub. The flooring was vinyl and the cabinets were white.   The Idea: To eliminate the tub, move the toilet over to get a larger mud set tile shower. To update the cabinetry and storage and bring in a...

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Spec Home Bathroom Update

The Challenge: The bathroom had been created in a spec home with builder grade fiberglass shower, basic fixtures and a carpeted floor. The shower was too small and there was not enough storage at the master sink. The soaker tub had tile around it and looked bland.   The Idea: To steal some space from the...

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Mid-Range Bathroom Remodel

The Challenge: The bathroom had been modified dramatically by the previous owner. The back bedroom had been converted into a bathroom by taking out a bathtub and opening up a wall. They had added  a jetted soaker tub, but left an awkward set of doors and an unfriendly layout with carpeted floors.   The Idea: To...

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Univeral Design Bathroom Remodel

The Challenge: The bathroom was original and had a series of complicating factors for the owners who now have new accessibility issues. The wheelchair was banging into the walls and the bathtub was too difficult to navigate with a helper. The original idea was to eliminate the built-ins and enlarge the space dramatically. In order the...

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Master Bath with Granite Slab Shower

The Challenge: This project was a modern home In Eagle, Idaho. The master bathroom had a functional design but outdated finishes. The bathroom was a work in progress when we arrived. The floor had already been removed and the toilet was leaking at the seal causing the OSB to swell and fail. The client had...

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Tight Bathroom Makeover

The Challenge: This was a 1936 home with one functional bathroom centered between the two bedrooms of the first floor. With a new baby on the way, a larger more efficient bathroom was necessary. There is still a potential master bathroom downstairs. The window was too low for a shower and the space was too...

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