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7 Reasons We Love Contemporary Bathroom Design (and You Should Too)

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling

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If your bathroom is stuck in a 1990’s ‘builders-grade’ time-warp we get it (and we see it daily looking at bathroom remodeling jobs also). A pitted bright brass 3’ x 3’ stand-up shower with flimsy doors. This shower feels like an old-fashioned phone booth. It stands next to a mega-sized drop-in Jacuzzi tub. This huge space-wasting dust collecting monster is never even used any more. The stained oak double-bowl vanity with raised paneled doors really looks dated.

Sure, this bathroom WAS hot…. back in the day. You’ve concluded its time to reinvent this behind-the-times space.

You’re not only looking for an updated bathroom design style which you’ll love using today, but one which will live well for many ‘tomorrows’ to come. What design style can that be?

I would argue that bathroom design style is contemporary.

In this article I’ll look at 7 reasons I (and my team) love contemporary bathroom design (and why we believe you will too).

How to create a fun summer home feel in your 5’ x 8’ bathroom

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling

How to create a summer home feeling in a 5 foot by 8 foot bathroom Columbus Ohio

Wouldn’t it be cool to feel like you’re enjoying a “summer home” every day you step into your bathroom? While most of us love the idea of owning a summer home many things get into the way (kids, college expenses, health care costs etc.). But what if you get a summer home ambiance – even in your standard 5’ x 8’ bathroom you use every day?

This was the vision of a progressive Columbus Ohio couple when they bought a traditional ranch home about 2 years ago. In the short run this home would provide a place for their daughter, future son in law and grandchild to stay until their careers took them elsewhere. In the long run this home would not only be a comfortable place to retire, but also a place to relax and enjoy – just like being at a summer home (even during the cold Central Ohio winters!).

So how did they create a summer home ambiance in their 5’ x 8’ bathroom? Let’s take a look at the key design concepts and products used.

5 Guaranteed Tricks for Choosing Shower Wall Panels without Busting Your Budget

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling

Waterproof laminated shower and bathroom wall panels in a Mid-Century modern bathroom| Innovate Building SolutionsUpdated September 15, 2019

Options in shower wall panel systems can be daunting. These systems are available in various sizes, textures, colors, budgets for decorating styles ranging from traditional to contemporary to even cool new styles like Modern Farmhouse. However, the selection process is overwhelming . It can be simple to choose a panel system if you have unlimited funds – however, most of us don’t fall into that category. So in this article my goal is to tackle 5 guaranteed tricks (or strategies) to help you choose shower wall panels without busting your budget (or making your kids return all their Christmas gifts so you can afford this bathroom remodel. 

4 Design Options in Grout Free DIY Shower & Tub Wall Panels

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling

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Laminated wall panels have a tile look and feel – but there are NO actual grout joints

Updated February 3, 2019

If you’re in the process of remodeling a shower or tub surround and want to eliminate the hassle of grout or get rid of a dated and dirty looking fiberglass unit you’re not alone. However, it’s important to choose a DIY panel system which matches your budget and sense of style. The article below will profile 3 hot options which provide different design styles, price points and options. The common thread with all 3 systems is they are easy to clean and easy to install!

Don’t put up with your tired scrub brush any longer!

7 Reasons to Choose a Shower Door over a Shower Curtain – Part 1

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling

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2 sided glass shower door with a Flexpan reinforced acrylic pan

Updated February 22, 2019

“Should I choose a shower door or a shower curtain?” – asked one of our customer recently. When I said “it depends,” – she said “what kind of a cop-out answer is that!” While the interaction may be funny it’s really true that neither the shower door nor the shower curtain is a slam dunk favorite over the other. The selection depends on many factors including the amount of privacy/openness desired, budget and ease of cleaning to name just a few factors.

In Part 1 (of a 2 part series) I’ll focus first on 7 advantages of choosing the shower door over the shower curtain (in Part 2 I’ll flip this around and look at the advantages of the shower curtain over the door).

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