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Why Clawfoot Tubs Are Back In Vogue

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A truly great product can never go out of style and this is true about clawfoot tubs. Many experts in home decoration believe that clawfoot bath tubs add style and glamour to your home and this is why this bathtub is becoming very popular again. These tubs come in different styles but two of the most popular styles are the roll top and the roll rim. Depending on your taste, you can choose the cast iron or the porcelain construction.

One advantage of  selecting a claw foot bathtub in your  bathroom remodel is that it is very easy to install. You do not have to drop it in and no caulking is required. Just select the desired spot in your bathroom, and it will be placed there. In addition, clawfoot tubs are designed for comfort. These tubs are deeper than most drop-in tubs so you have more space to relax in the tub.

Another advantage is that you can choose the perfect finishing for your tub and match this with other fixtures in your bathroom. You can go for polished brass, brushed nickel, antique bronze or chrome. You can also opt for the basic black or white foot style if it suits your style. Use your creativity and reward yourself with the perfect clawfoot bathtub.

At Luxury Bath of Central Ohio we are always happy to work with you to find the best fit for your taste and style.  It’s never forgotten that it is YOUR bathroom remodel.  Contact us to today to start building the bathroom of your dreams and explore the many options available to you!

 

Shedding Light on Your Bathroom Remodel

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During the process of bathroom remodeling, an often overlooked detail is lighting. Adequate illumination is something many home owners don’t think about, when planning for a new bath. But, the bathroom is one of the most functional and widely used spaces in the home. It should provide adequate lighting in key functional areas.

One of the places where adequate lighting is needed in the bath, is near the vanity or sink. Family members will use this area to shave, put on makeup, or style their hair. Poor illumination over the sink can make many of these tasks difficult. In many baths, a single, overhead fixture is simply not enough. The style of the new light fixtures should work with the vanity and the overall style of the bath.   Recessed ceiling lights just outside the shower area can be an effective and attractive option. Combining recessed lights with side or top vanity fixtures is a great way to add the layers of illumination needed for any task in the bathroom.

At Luxury Bath Systems of Central Ohio, we have many design options available to you.  Contact us today to get started on the bathroom of your dreams!

The Many Benefits of Walk-In Bathtubs

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Walk-in bathtubs are bathtubs that have a sliding door allowing a person to get in the bathtub without lifting their legs over a high ledge. Seniors and those who are disabled love walk-in bathtubs because they are safer and more convenient to use. In addition, they drain quickly, are easy to maintain and have easy to use controls.

Many walk-in bathtubs come with hot air bubbles, an in-line heater, lovely faucets, and can be equipped with an interior grab bar. They are made of durable construction, are installed quickly and offer several great looking models to choose from. The special features on walk-in bathtubs make taking a bath not only enjoyable but a way to put away the stress and worries of the day.

These special bathtubs also ease muscle strains and cramps, back and neck pain, lessens stress and are soothing and enjoyable! Seniors love walk-in bathtubs because it helps them with mobility issues and increases their independence.

With the many benefits and enjoyable features of walk-in bathtubs; it just makes sense to check them out. Luxury Bath of Central Ohio offers a great selection of walk-in bathtubs to suit your needs and enhance your life. Contact us today, or visit our showroom, for more information!

Selecting Tile for Your Bathroom Remodel

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A bathroom remodel is one of the best ways to add value to your home. In addition to adding value you are also making the space more aesthetically pleasing, and tiles are a great way to accomplish both goals!

When contemplating tile options,  you should focus on the color and shape of tiles, and whether or not you want tiles on the wall as well. By visiting Luxury Bath of Central Ohio you are sure to find a wide selection of amazing tiles and bathroom fixtures that will suit your style, and your bathroom.

Aside from coloring and the shape of tiles, you also need to consider what type of tile that you feel is the best fit.  It is also important to decide on what size tile you are looking for. Do you want large tiles or smaller tiles that allow for more of a pattern?   There are a lot of options when it comes to choosing tiles for your bathroom, and we are here to help you navigate those options and help you find your ideal fit!  For more information about renovating a bathroom contact Luxury Bath of Central Ohio.

Considering Resale Value in Your Bathroom Remodel

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When considering a design and theme for your bathroom remodel, it is often best to keep the look classic. Popular color schemes and trends change drastically over time, and picking features that are a little trendy today may not have mass appeal in the future. Sticking with a classic bathroom design can be key to resale value later on.

This is not to say your bathroom design has to be boring. Decorative mirrors, striking accent colors, and choosing your accessories with a theme in mind can all inject the personal touch that you desire.  It’s best to keep the color on items that can easily be changed, such as walls that can be repainted.  Remember that it’s a much more costly and labor intensive project to replace sinks, flooring, and tiling.  When selling your home, you can count on potential buyers paying close attention to your bathroom.  The design and look of the bathroom will not only affect their overall impression of your home, potential buyers will also be thinking about how much work they may have to put in to it on their own at some point.

Luxury Bath Systems of Central Ohio is here to help you consider the space you have to work with, and plan your design accordingly.  We’ve been in the business of bathroom remodeling for a long time, and we can help you design your dream bathroom for less, and help make it a timeless addition to your home.  Please contact our office today to explore bathroom remodeling options.

Select Eco-Friendly Fixtures For Your Bathroom Remodel

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When considering a green bathroom remodel, the most important facet in most homeowners’ minds these days is water conservation. With the number of green items on the market, that goal is easy to accomplish. By installing water-saving fixtures, you will not only reduce your bathroom’s footprint, but save money on your monthly water bills.

Products with a WaterSense label save up to 20 percent more water than average fixtures. There are many options to explore such as high-efficiency showerheads that won’t lessen water pressure and high-efficiency faucets with built-in aerators that reduce water flow. Low-flow and dual-flow toilets are much improved over those from just a few years ago. Dual-flow units let you choose water flow according to waste.

Energy efficient lighting fixtures are another way to update your bathroom and reduce your footprint simultaneously. Switch to compact fluorescent bulbs for vanity fixtures, while overhead, xenon lights produce less heat and save additional energy. Consider using as much natural light as possible to save even more energy.

With many energy efficient options available to you, your bathroom remodel can save you money in energy costs without sacrificing the look and feel that you desire. We invite you to visit our showroom in central Ohio, or contact us today to discuss the many options available to you for your bathroom remodel!

Cut Cleaning Time with a Bathroom Remodel

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With a busy schedule, how much time can you devote to cleaning?  This is an important question to ask yourself when considering a bathroom remodel.  This question can affect options such as using tiling vs. a wall system, color schemes, and other factors.  If cutting down on cleaning and maintenance of your bathroom is important to you, we have a fantastic option available.  Luxury Bath is the exclusive supplier of advanced acrylic surfaces featuring Microban protection.

Higher humidity levels in your bathroom help create  a microbe friendly environment that can lead to mold, bacteria, and mildew.  To combat this, and cut down on time spent cleaning, Luxury Bath Systems provides antimicrobial protection in the form of the Microban protection system. Microban is built directly into our bathroom wall systems, ensuring that it works twenty four hours a day, seven days a week, constantly cleaning and fighting to keep your bathtub and shower area cleaner.

Microban technology does not mean that your bathroom will be maintenance free, but it does cut out a lot of the time and effort that you would otherwise spend cleaning compared other wall surfaces.  Selecting our Acrylic Wall Systems in your bathroom remodel will ensure that the areas will be more resistant to microbes, staining, and that the areas you clean will stay cleaner for much longer. This system will never wear away, protecting your bathroom for years and years after the installation.

If you are interested in our bathroom wall systems that can add style and protection to your bathroom, Luxury Bath of Central Ohio will be able to provide you with the most reliable and attractive services available.  Visit our showroom, or contact us to learn more about how we can help you with your bathroom remodel!

Bathroom Remodeling: The Classic Style

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Making the decision to remodel your bath is big, but sometimes making the selection for the look and style can feel even bigger!  With so many options available to you, it can feel daunting to take it all in and select a look and style.  If you don’t quite know what direction you would like to go and are balancing different ideas, the classic style is a fantastic option.

Classic style bathrooms have a very broad appeal.  The classic style has a very clean and timeless feel and leaves you with plenty of room to still give it your own touch.  Color schemes within the classic style are typically neutral, featuring the tried and true black and white color contrast.

The classic style also is a wise choice concerning resale value as it has proven to be very versatile and timeless.  For example, your main bathroom features can belong to the classic style, but they can also be combined with features such as modern lighting or tiling to give a completely different look and feel.  In the end you’re left with more options and plenty of room to really customize the space and make it your own!

No matter what style you choose, we’re here to help you turn the bathroom of your dreams into a reality in your home.  You’re always welcome to visit our showroom here in central Ohio, or schedule an estimate.  We’ll surprise you with how fun and easy bathroom remodeling can be!

Increase Your Home’s Value With A Bathroom Remodel

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Whether you are planning on selling your home in the near future or not, it is important to consider how some remodeling projects can pay off in terms of increasing the value of your home. After all, at some point, the value of your home will be an important factor in your life and making sure you get the most from your home improvements can help give you the best resale value possible.  Many buyers are especially drawn to looking at the bathrooms since they are an area of the home that is used often.

Many real estate experts agree that money spent remodeling the bath can often be recovered at 100% or more of the amount invested in the project. This is especially true in areas with a strong housing market. When considering a remodel project for your bathroom, traditional features are often preferred.  Walk in showers are also an excellent option.  Of course, if you only have one bathroom, you may be better off spending your remodeling budget on adding another bath.

If you are interested in the prospect of adding more value to your home, and increasing your enjoyment of one of the most used areas of your home, Luxury Bath of Central Ohio is here to help you get started!  Contact us today!

When Is It Time To Consider A Bathroom Remodel?

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A bathroom remodel is a great way to add luxury to one of the most used and enjoyed spaces in your home.  Oftentimes, however, the need for a remodel isn’t based on luxury alone.  The bathroom, like any other part of your home, requires maintenance over time to remain a functional space.  If you spot any of these telltale signs, it may be time to consider a bathroom remodel:

1.  Is it getting excessively difficult to clean the surfaces of your bathroom, especially tiles and sinks?  If your regular cleanings are becoming less and less effective, for instance, if you notice stains that just aren’t coming out, or mold and discoloration, it may be time to consider a remodel.  New high tech wall systems such as our Acrylic Wall Systems are available that are more durable and stain resistant than older types of surfaces.

2.  Are you having consistent functional issues with your toilet?  Mechanical issues such as flushing, running water, etc.  that keep coming back will not simply get better over time.  What about your shower?  Are you having issues with water pressure?  These kinds of issues are not only frustrating and inconvenient, they are also indications that it’s time to update.

3.  Is your bathroom space not fitting your personal needs?  Would you benefit from the added safety of a walk in tub, shower seat, or grab bar?  Or, do you constantly find that you wish you had larger mirrors, or more cabinet space?

Remember that you aren’t stuck with what you have.  You have many, many, options available to you to upgrade your bathroom space to fit your wants and needs!  As you read this article, if any of these issues sounded familiar to you, please contact us today to start the process of your dream bathroom transformation.