Remodeling Your Bathroom Before You Sell

More than five years after the housing bust, the real estate market remains weak in many parts of the country. As a seller, the weak market means you need to go the extra mile in order to beat the competition. If you are planning to invest a significant amount of...

Why Do We Call a Bathroom Remodel a “Makeover”?

The English language is a strange animal. You know some classic examples like the fact that we drive on a parkway and park in a driveway. However, as our language evolves certain terms come into play that seem completely out of place. For example, why has the old term...

Tub or Shower Stall?

When it comes to bathroom remodeling projects, there is a question that has been perplexing the minds of homeowners and contractors since the dawn of creation: tub or shower stall? Okay, maybe not since the dawn of creation, but at least for the last few years. The...

Goodbye Copper, Hello PEX

One of the benefits of the modern bath makeover is the opportunity take advantage of new technologies in the construction industry. One of the areas where this is clearly demonstrated is the area of plumbing. Thanks to a material known as PEX, more contractors and...

Three “Must Haves” for Your Bathroom Remodel

So you’re getting ready to embark on an extensive bathroom remodeling project. Hopefully you’ve taken the time to sit down with a professional designer or someone who has already done this before. Why? Because remodeling your bathroom without a plan is a...

Two Exciting Remodeling Trends for the Bathroom

Remodeling the bathroom doesn’t seem all that exciting to many homeowners. In fact, most of us think of the bath as a purely functional space without any other benefit beyond showering and shaving. However, when you incorporate a few design elements and some...