bathroom Archive

Contemporary, Spa-Like Bathrooms in Demand

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Bathroom styles are shifting to contemporary, spa-like styles that are accessible and easy to maintain, according to the latest trend report from the National Kitchen & Bath Association, which surveyed 420 designers to...
April 7, 2014

7 Bathroom Remodeling Trends

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine What’s trending in bathroom remodels? Houzz recently released its 2014 Winter Bathroom Trends Study showing the top bathroom remodel preferences of more than 7,500 home owners in the U.S. and Canada. The report...
February 24, 2014

A Decorator’s Personal Guide to Surviving a Home Remodeling Project

By Patti Stern, guest contributor Whether an experienced do-it-yourselfer or a first-time remodeler, a remodeling project can be intrusive and overwhelming to every aspect of a person’s life. That’s why hiring a professional can save time, money, and a...
February 17, 2014

Smart Bath Upgrades

Homeowners considering some updates before they sell? Pass on wise remodeling advice by emailing a free article, 7 Smart Strategies for Bathroom Remodeling, from the REALTOR® Content Resource. It’s one of five free articles now available in the January...
January 12, 2014

It’s World Toilet Day! Can You Stage a Toilet?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR(R) Magazine The United Nations bestowed Nov. 19 as “World Toilet Day 2013.” Sure, toilets get their own special day too. After all, believe it or not, you’ll spend around three years of your life...
November 20, 2013

The Dirtiest Spot in a Home Isn’t Where You Think

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine A new study reveals that the kitchen is the “germiest” place in a home–not the bathroom, as most people would assume. That’s right, the place where you are cooking and eating food is...
June 6, 2011

Bathroom Updates: 4 Trends to Watch

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Granite is slowly beginning to lose some of its popularity in favor of other bathroom vanities, and green–the color, that is–is catching on, as these trends–along with others–gain steam in bathrooms this year,...
March 7, 2011

From Bathroom to Spa: 4 Simple Tips

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Luxurious, spa-like treatment to the bathroom can go a long way in getting buyers attention, and it doesn’t have to break the bank to get the look either. An article by Michael Keith...
September 6, 2010

Bathroom Update: Maximum Impact on a Minimal ($71) Budget

By Charlene Storozuk Let me start out by telling you that our home was the recipient of this quick and easy facelift.  My husband and I bought our home as a fixer-upper. It’s taking longer than expected to finish...
October 19, 2009