5 Beautiful Features To Consider When Remodeling Your Bathroom

Dated: August 23 2021

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5 Beautiful Features to Consider When Remodeling Your Bathroom

5 Beautiful Features To Consider When Remodeling Your Bathroom

Remodeling a bathroom can not only be expensive and time-consuming, but homeowners often face a variety of design decisions to make before and after beginning a bathroom remodel project. Below, we’re sharing 5 of our favorite bathroom design features to consider before taking on your remodeling project.


Beautiful Lighting

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Bathroom remodeling pros agree that the proper lighting can make or break a bathroom remodeling project. Decorative sconces around vanity mirrors, back-lit mirrors, skylights over the shower, and statement chandeliers are all important features to consider when remodeling your bathroom. Build light fixtures into your designs before you begin your remodel. Lighting is especially important around counter space and overhead shower areas. Pro Tip: Don’t forget dimmer switches for those new fixtures.


A Statement Backsplash

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Make your new bathroom shine with an impactful vanity backsplash. Patterned tiles (think chevron, geometric, and more) to create a dreamy space that never has to be re-painted and will create visual interest and an elegant touch in your new space. This is an especially important feature if you’re installing a neutral or natural wood tone cabinet/vanity.


Shower Controls Near the Entry

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Contrary to how many older showers have been designed, it’s better for everyone to move your shower controls to the entrance of the shower when planning out the design for a new bathroom. This will add a little extra expense to the renovation, but will be well worth it. Remember, nobody likes a cold spray of water in their face first thing in the morning! Pro Tip- Only buy quality plumbing fixtures. This is not the place to save money, as cheap, off-name brand fixtures often have plastic components inside them that wear out over time, costing you more in the long run when they need to be replaced or cause unexpected leaks.


Add a Linen Closet

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Don’t forget to consider how much space you’ll need for towels, bathroom accessories, toiletry items and more. A properly designed linen closet inside your bathroom will keep the space organized and clutter free for years to come, ensuring your new bathroom remains the peaceful retreat you initially envisioned. Consider integrating the linen closet with the vanity to save on space.


Consider a Slab Shower Surround

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Avoid scrubbing grout and give your new shower a ‘statement wall’ appearance by using a stone slab such as marble, granite, dolomite, quartz and more to make your shower surround pop! This simple alternative to tiling can add a dramatic look and reduce long-term maintenance on your shower walls.


For more advice on which updates and upgrades will add the most value to your home, give us a call or message us at The Sandy Hartmann Group!


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Andrea Hartmann

Andrea is the Managing Partner of The Sandy Hartmann Group and runs the team alongside Sandy Hartmann. She would love to talk to you about real estate! Andrea was born and raised in the Tampa Bay a....

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