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A Finished Space

Another example of a small bathroom where the floor is the star.


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Bathbiz
Love the design elements..But..one of my big pet peeves is is how we sacrifice safety concerns for slip and fall in Lou of beautiful designs in the limited spaces.

In the day we had 5 x 8 bathrooms in which we put tub and showers in but the tubs in those days or 14 inches high and usually had a built-in apron. Now we are installing beautiful soaker tubs that are 21 inches deep with arm rests and ledges or tile decking, so that the actual footwell is often 6" into the bath from the outside edge. And then we do not install grab bars because frankly, we do not like how they look or the message they may signal that we are getting older.

Well we are, and we should not be designing a shower component into these tubs. It is a slip and fall hazard.
(See photo 1 and 15)

Good job on those who change out a tub and shower combo to a nice large shower only with a seat and even better grab bar.

If you do a tub only (like photo 4) that is another option.

I am renovating a 5 x 8 bath and stay tuned so stay tuned for more.
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Gayle
Decided awhile back that our main, windowless, bath needed some wow factor. This is the only bath original to our 80 year old house. You should have seen hubby's face when I showed him the paint sample!
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