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How to Choose Bathroom Tile Colors

 

by Matthew Cenzon

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingTiles are easy to clean and virtually stain resistant. Plus, they don’t retain odors, bacteria or allergens. These characteristics make tile an excellent choice for both your bathroom flooring and walls.

One issue some people find with tiling their bathroom is that once a tile color has been chosen, it is difficult to change. Unlike a stucco wall, you can’t simply paint over your tiles if you decide to go with a different color pattern. That makes choosing the right color for your bathroom tiles a somewhat difficult task, but here is some helpful information that might aid you in your decision making process. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eco-Friendly Bathroom Design Tips

 

What to consider, from faucets and fixtures to sinks, vanities, walls, and floors, when designing a bathroom that is environmentally friendly.

 

Faucets and Fixtures
Conserving water is the most important environmentally friendly strategy for the bathroom, and you can do it beautifully with new faucets and fixtures available from companies such as Kohler and Toto. Look for contemporary and traditional styles and finishes in low-flow showerheads, toilets, and lavatory faucets. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Top 10 bathroom renovation tips

 

By Karen Cole Banack and Melody Duron

 

Consider some important points before updating the look of your bathroom.

 

An effective bathroom design should address all your needs, physical and spiritual. Here are the most important tips to consider when considering bathroom renovations.

 

San Antonio Design Remodeling1. Choose elegant fixtures.

 

A pedestal sink with graceful lines is more attractive than a blocky cabinet vanity. A classic claw-foot tub is like bathroom sculpture. Even enclosed in a deck, the simple lines of the lip have an inherent beauty that surpasses most acrylic versions. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

Create a Glam Hollywood Bath

 

These readers traded sweat equity for high-end fixtures and finishes that evoke the silvery glitz of 1930s Tinseltown. Here’s your ticket to transforming your bath without the movie-star price tag

 

by Gillian Barth, This Old House Magazine

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingFrank and Janice Go to Hollywood

 

“If we were going to do this bath, it had to be magnificent.” —Janice and Frank Gingerelli, Bloomfield, New jersey

 

After 30 years of enduring their master bath’s busy orange-and-fuchsia wallpaper, dingy beige tile, and dim light from one puny window, Janice and Frank Gingerelli wanted the opposite for their remodeled space. They made it bright and airy by installing a new leaded-glass window and exposing the ceiling rafters. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Assessing Needs for a Bath Remodel

 

Use these worksheets to figure out what you want and what you need

 

by Kristen Hampshire

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingWe need more space. That’s one thing most everyone can agree on when evaluating their current bathroom. And if the home is older, there likely is very little elbow room in the ‘ole water closet. “The typical shower in the typical house built 20 years ago was probably a 3×3 foot or 3×3.5 foot size, and it’s just not large enough,” says Ken Perrin, president, Artistic Renovations, Cleveland, Ohio. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Natural Wonder: Master Bathroom Makeover Ideas

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingDo It in Style

 

Can more than 2.5 million votes be wrong about what makes a beautiful master bathroom? That’s how many ballots were cast on the DIY Network’s site as part of the annual Blog Cabin contest, which awards one lucky viewer a revamped home — this year, overlooking lush Woodstock, NY (yes, that Woodstock). Good Housekeeping developed three luxe bath looks, and voters picked a favorite. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Before and After: Bathroom Renovations

 

Get a bathroom that boasts fabulous style and function. Find inspiration for your remodeling project from these amazing before and after bathroom makeovers.

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingBefore: In Need of a Refresh

 

A gorgeous pedestal sink was no match for the busy wallpaper in this petite powder room. The dated floral pattern drew the focus, away from the of the classic sink. But it took only $195 to completely transform the look of this bathroomRead more

 

 

 

 

Six Bathroom Design Tips

 

An architect’s advice on turning a good master bath into a great bath — without breaking the bank

 

by Stephen Vanze

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingIn much the same way that the kitchen has become more than just a room to prepare meals and more of a place that accommodates the gathering of the whole family, the master bath has become more than just a bathroom in recent years. How do you make this room a pleasant place to start the day without breaking the bank? I have six suggestions that can help you to plan that perfect bath. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

Bathroom Tile Design Ideas

 

Bathroom Tile: What Works

 

The right tile improves the style of your bathroom. Learn the pros and cons of different tiles, then pick the perfect one for your space.

 

San Antonio Design RemodelingMarble

RMSer BelleInteriors designs a serene bathroom with a palette of spring green and yellow. Black marble contrasts well with the color scheme and bright white trim. One of the best qualities of marble is that it has a beautiful, unique look, but like most stone tiles, it requires sealing and regular cleaning. Read more

 
 
 
 
 
 

High-End Bathroom Tile Designs

 

It can be difficult to bring style into a space that’s all about function. The single greatest amount of bathroom real estate is devoted to tiling, and here are a few simple ways to make sure tiling packs a pretty big stylistic punch.

 

by Amy Azzarito

 

San Antonio Design RemodelerUse Various Tile Shapes in Different Colors

 

San Francisco Bay-area designer Kriste Michelini uses tile to create a divide between the wet and dry areas of the bathroom. She frequently experiments with unique combinations of tile and uses various tile shapes in the same marble material to create a sense of infinite space. Read more