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Even though it is one of the smallest rooms in the house, having a high-quality washroom shouldn't be an afterthought; after all, a bathroom remodel is one of the most worthwhile home investments you can make. It might not be cheap, but adding updates — like a new bathtub, walk-in shower and double sinks — will increase the overall value, quality and comfort of your home. More 
Scott Haig, CKD
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Scott
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A double glass vanity on a custom open-frame support lends an open feel to this boutique guest bathroom.
“Backsplash” — Kayla Sullivan
Allbright Bullock Architects
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Kirk's House master bath
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Allbright Bullock Architects
“sink” — ibuiltthis
Innovate Building Solutions
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Roll in shower and wet room
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This roll in shower combines style and function seamlessly. This wet room design uses a "base former" which is set directly on the joists to make a one level room without having to modify a homes framing - very cool design. The glass enclosure keeps the water contained - but the larger opening makes the space wheelchair friendly.
“interesting shower tile design, strip down the wall with shower fixtures.” — bgl51
Mary Anne Smiley Interiors
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Strait Lane Estate
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The counter in this award wining bathroom is an art photography image printed on steel and toped with glass to create a cool watery landscape for lovely handblown glass sea creatures and natural stone objects. The custom wall hung cabinet has carved panel doors for a cutting edge subtle texture. Photographer: Dan Piassick
“Window” — bcwalker01
Scott Haig, CKD
4 Reviews
Guest Bath details
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Split-face, polished and matte finish travertine delineate the different uses in the bath. A glass tile backsplash travels around the room as an accent.
“tumbled rock wall” — lsptahoe
Scott Haig, CKD
4 Reviews
Guest Bath details
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Integrated LED lights illumine the bath at night.
“Backsplash trim” — topspur
Studio NOO Design
15 Reviews
Tiny blue bathroom remodel
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A touch of modernism in this tiny blue bathroom in a renovated country house.
“tub spout” — skooltchr
Allbright Bullock Architects
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Kirk's House master bath
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Allbright Bullock Architects
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When you're ready to start the renovation process, it is important to consider popular trends as well as your own family's needs. First of all, you should consider how best to use the space you have. Think about what your family needs most, and then determine if that pedestal bathtub or larger vanity is worth the investment. Next, find ways to add more bathroom storage. Adding more cabinets and shelves to such a small space can be tricky, but it is often crucial for storing towels and beauty supplies. Finally, think about the overall feel of the space. With a creative use of materials, even a bathroom can have decorative elements.

How do I determine my bathroom layout?


As you remodel, you want to think about resell value and buyer preferences, but you also want to think about what you like. Having a bathtub is key when selling your home, but it might not be a great use of space if your family doesn't take many baths. Instead, opt for more sink space with a larger vanity and double sinks. If several people use the same bathroom in the morning, try separating the toilet and shower area from the sink so multiple people can get ready simultaneously. Or if you like to have options, a bathtub and shower combination is the best of both worlds.

How can I add more bathroom storage?


Since space is always needed, purchase an oversized vanity with plenty of cabinets and drawers. If that's not enough, add a medicine cabinet, wall cabinets or floating shelves. Even something as simple as a shower caddy can make a difference. Organization can also save you space. Straighten up deep drawers by using handy trays and dividers.

What materials should I include in my bathroom?


Because the layout and storage options are pretty standard, picking interesting materials is key for helping your bathroom stand out. Tile offers a wide variety of colors and styles, which makes it a popular flooring choice, while mosaic tiles are common in showers. The grout can be challenging to clean though, so stone or granite might be better shower alternatives. Just like in a kitchen, implementing a fun tile backsplash or countertop color can help liven up an otherwise dull space. And last but not least, don't forget the hardware! Cabinet pulls, shower heads and faucets come in a variety of finishes, which allows you to add bits and pieces of personality.
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