If you’re looking for natural stone, marble or granite wall panels for a bathtub or shower but think you can’t afford it – think again. With the development of a new scratch resistant composite bathroom wall surround system called Sentrel you can get the look of natural stone without the big cost or grout challenges sometimes associated with marble and granite. Outlined below are the frequently answered questions about this system.
Updated January 20, 2019
From searching the Internet you may come to the conclusion that the only option to convert a bathtub into a shower would be with an acrylic shower base and sliding shower doors – but nothing could be further from the truth! In the article below check out 5 new and unique types of entries, bases and styles of glass being used in these conversion projects. Your small bathroom doesn’t need to be boring ever again!
Since a shower base is the “foundation” of a shower enclosure making the right choice is critical (if you select a base that cracks or leaks down the road the costs can be significant because it may require replacing the entire stall or it might have damage the floor below the base). Although no one type of base is universally “the best” (each type has their own pros and cons) acrylic shower pans are near the top of the list in popularity.
This article will explain the advantages, disadvantages and options in this type of base.
When Charles Bey and his wife Carlotta (who live in the Euclid suburb of Cleveland Ohio) were approved by their doctor for a VA grant (Veterans Administration) for a roll in shower they could not have been happier. Since Charles had his foot amputated and was fitted with a prosthetic the ability to maneuver around their 5’ x 7’ bathroom and climb over a high bathtub rail to shower was not easy.
Learn below how Charles and Carlotta with the help of Cleveland Design & Remodeling and The Bath Doctor (divisions of Innovate Building Solutions) updated this bath to improve function, reduce maintenance and add long lasting style.
Many shower remodeling projects begin with the challenge of how to creatively “find” space without the cost or expense of having to gut the area and try to “take” square footage from an adjoining room. This challenge is exactly what Cleveland Design & Remodeling encountered in a recent shower remodel in the Northeast Ohio suburb of Broadview Hts where the owners not only needed more area – but improved accessibility for a family member with special needs.
Learn below how these problems were solved to create not only a high functioning space, but one that added style as well.
When you’re thinking about remodeling a bathroom and need a new shower enclosure you’ll find many options in doors. The most common are sliding doors, pivot doors and no door at all (also known as a walk in shower). In this article learn what a sliding (or bypass) door is, it’s advantages, disadvantages and options.
Choosing a shower door is not the easiest task. Is it better to go with a pivot door, a sliding door – or get rid of the door entirely and do a walk in shower? In the article below learn what a pivoting door is, it’s advantages, disadvantages and options.
If you don’t like the looks or closed in feeling of shower doors or curtains around your tub enclosure you’re not alone. Fortunately by using a bath shield you can create a clean, open space while still keeping the water in the tub. Learn below what a tub shield is, advantages of this system, where to use this product and options you can choose from.
For many years home sizes and remodeling projects just kept getting bigger and bigger –well that trend is over! In the article below learn why small remodeling and small homes are all the rage now:
You might be thinking I’m nuts to say you can add a curbless barrier free shower and improve looks at the same time – but this is not your grandmothers shower anymore! Yes it is true that many people choose a no threshold shower to make it easier to get into the shower – but what’s not known to most people is these showers can not only add safety and function, but they can have the wow factor of creating a sleek spa shower experience.
The article below will define what a curbless shower is, the advantages with this type of shower base, design considerations and product options.