Smith & Vansant Architects PC
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Cozy bath traditional-bathroom
 

Cozy bath

By replumbing this old and leaky salvaged bathtub, as well as giving a thorough makeover to the room, transforming the modular shower into a fabulous new custom shower with skylight, a new built-in and integrated wainscoting, a new window and fresh paint this bathroom now elegantly serves all the clients bathing needs.
Renovation/Addition. Rob Karosis Photography
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April 17, 2014
carmen09 wrote:
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The break above the chair rail in this image is 3' - 4" above the finish floor.
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November 22, 2013
Classic Clawfoot Tubs wrote:
Was the floor sloped badly? Looks like a pretty big shim under a foot
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Good eye! Yes, there was quite a bit of settling in the older parts of this house. There was a tremendous amount of water which sloped right into the foundation and over time took its toll. We dealt with the water flow, but didn't change the second floor of the old cape.
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June 19, 2013
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Paint info: Donald Kauffman - DKC- 97 - Eggshell Finish
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July 4, 2012
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This ladder is a salvage piece our client found.
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Natural Wood Decor also has great teak towel ladders for the bathroom. http://www.naturalwooddecor.com/Teak-Towel-Ladder-with-Adjustable-Shelf-p/tsl1864-teo.htm
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May 1, 2012
clarkfarms1897 wrote:
Faucet Brand - Hi there - can you tell me the faucet brand and style? We are doing a bathroom renovation in an old farmhouse and this would fit perfectly!

Thanks!
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This is from California faucets. Good luck with your project.
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April 15, 2012
nbimom wrote:
Can you please give the paint color and brand used on the floor? - How well does the painted wood floor endure moisture in the bathroom? Thank you.
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This is a match to DKC-33 from the Donald Kaufman Collection suitable for floors. Moisture is managed well with a properly sized bath fan.
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January 4, 2012
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You're welcome. I'm really sorry not to have the info for you.
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Hi Becky - do you know what tub faucet they used for this project? We have an old farmhouse bathroom project and this one would work perfectly! Thanks!
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Over the staircase was what Smith described as "a musty old bathroom."This salvaged clawfoot tub was repaired and replumbed, and it's a perfect fit underneath the slanted roofline. Smith integrated another built-in bookshelf for storage and added a new window. A vintage ladder of the client's serves as an antique towel rack.
Danyelle Mathews added this to The Family Home: Going Greener
4. Take a family outing to the salvage yard. There are many treasures to be found at a salvage yard. Some of my favorites are the rows and rows of old claw-foot bathtubs. If you're currently building a home and looking to add some character, a vintage claw-foot tub might be your ticket. I bet the kids would love to splash around in the one pictured here.More ways to work with salvage finds
Or use it as a leaning towel rack.
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A claw-foot tub is the quintessential pick for a farmhouse bathroom. Warm, comfy touches like beadboard wainscoting and built-in details finish the look.
11. Monograms. Towels that are monogrammed say country home ... same with silver or pillowcases or anything else you can put your initials on. For couples who share a last name, try a monogram using your last initial as the center letter, with your first initials on either side.
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Test the water. Lead in the water can come from old lead pipes and fixtures leaching lead into your water supply. Have your water tested, and ask to have separate samples taken from each faucet. If lead is found in your drinking water, use bottled water or a water filtration system that specifically removes lead until you can have the plumbing redone.

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