Apr
2015
27

Real estate tips: Staging the bathroom for a quick home sale

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Are you selling your home in the near future? While you may be putting a lot of effort into sprucing up the kitchen and living areas, don’t forgo the bathrooms. Clean, attractive, stylish bathrooms not only help sell a house, they are a key factor in getting higher bids. Fortunately, staging a bathroom without breaking the bank is easier than you think. A good cleaning is an absolute must, so it’s time to bust out the bleach and rubber gloves. You want bathroom spaces to sparkle! While you clean, make note of any necessary repairs. Peeling wallpaper must go and…


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Apr
2015
22

Bathroom Renovation Mistakes To Avoid

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Once you’ve decided that your bathroom needs to be updated, you will need a thorough plan to ensure that everything goes smoothly. All too often, people forget to pay attention to detail and wind up costing themselves more time and money than necessary. Before rushing into a bathroom remodel, it’s important to make yourself aware of the common mistakes people make so you know what to avoid! Properly Ventilating Your Bathroom Over the course of a houses lifetime, a bathroom fan can become filled with dust and dirt, which can lead to a number of problems. You want to be…


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Apr
2015
14

8 Money Saving Ideas For The Bathroom

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The process of renovating or remodeling bathrooms can get quite expensive. If you aren’t careful, you could easily spend thousands of dollars on a relatively simple upgrade or enhancement. If you’re already putting money into upgrading your bathroom, there are other ways you can cut down in order to save money! Here are a few everyday tips and tricks to help you keep the cost of your washroom down. Purchase soap, toilet paper and other bathroom necessities in bulk, especially if you have enough storage to house it all. These are items that are guaranteed to be used, so although…


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Apr
2015
10

Drab to fab: 5 ideas for upgrading your bathroom on a budget

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On a strict budget? That doesn’t mean you’re stuck with a drab bathroom that falls short when it comes to style and function. Consider simple upgrades that transform the look and feel of your bathroom for less. Mirror makeover A mirror is a main focal point of the bathroom. A dated, dirty or scratched one brings down the appearance of the entire space. If a new mirror is out of your budget, consider painting the frame a trendy new color or buying a mirror-framing kit that lets you add a stylish frame to an existing mirror in a few simple…


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Apr
2015
8

Make Small Bathrooms Look Bigger

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Making a small bathroom appear bigger may seem like a big task to most, but there are actually many small changes that homeowners can do to maximize their space. From small budget changes to major renovations, you can take your washroom from little to luxurious with these 10 ideas! Add skylights or opaque windows to give the room more natural lighting. Natural light creates airiness and the illusion of a larger space while reducing shadows and other elements that cause the space to look smaller than necessary. Swap out your big, bulky cabinets for smaller fixtures, especially if your storage…


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Mar
2015
31

How To Tastefully Pull Off A Themed Bathroom

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A lot of people tend to stick to plain neutral colors and styles when it comes to decorating the bathroom, but it doesn’t have to be that way. With a bit of flair and imagination, you can have fun incorporating different themes into your bathroom design while still keeping it tasteful. Source: www.housedecoratingidea.com Here are some of our favorite themes to help inspire you to take your bathroom to the next level! Safari Themed Incorporating elements of an African atmosphere like beautiful wooden finishes, raw stone, wild animal print, and plenty of rich foliage will convert your bathroom into a…


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Mar
2015
25

How To Prevent Slipping In The Bathroom

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The bathroom is filled with sleek surfaces, water, and soap which can be major slipping hazards. One bad slip in the shower can can result in nightmares for many families with young children or elders. Source: homesafetyscene.com Fortunately, it’s possible to modify your bathroom to help prevent these types of accidents. In this article, we will provide you with solutions on how to slip-proof your bathroom to avoid life threatening crisis. Buy Non-slip Mats or Decals for the Shower Considering how many times your family will walk in and out of your tub on a weekly basis, it’s essential that…


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Mar
2015
24

Spring into a new season with fresh bathroom updates for $50 or less!

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The clean air, the warm sunshine, the birds tweeting – spring’s renewal is the perfect inspiration for refreshing your own favorite spaces, and the bathroom is the perfect place to start! A few simple updates will give even the most frequented bathroom in your home a facelift that reflects the beauty of the season. Consider these surprisingly simple spring bathroom decor ideas that cost just $50 or less: 1. New towels Are your towels a bit drab? Are they in a darker hue more appropriate for winter? Fresh, fluffy towels in a vivid color are the perfect way to add the energy…


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Mar
2015
18

How To Organize Your Children’s Bath Toys

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It can be a real challenge to convince your little ones the importance of hygiene and taking regular baths. Many parents may find that introducing toys to bath time might just be the trick. You’d be shocked at how easy it is to get a toddler in a bathtub when you treat it like play time, but unfortunately, bath toys generally cause one common problem: unwanted clutter. Source: www.eleganthomedecoratingideas.com Not to worry—we’ve got you covered with our round up of innovative ways to store your child’s bath toys when it’s not play time! Shower Caddy Most people use shower caddies…


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Mar
2015
10

Five Unique Housewarming Gifts

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A lot of people move during Spring Season, which also means one thing: time to shop for those housewarming gifts! A majority of people go with standard housewarming gifts for friends and family,such as wine, classic waffle maker, or, other boring or re-gifted household appliances. But why not stand out and give your loved ones something they’ll remember (and use) long after their boxes are unpacked? If you’re short on inspiration, we’re here to help with our top 5 housewarming ideas! A Quality Shower Dispenser Shower dispensers can easily turn a standard bathroom into a spa-like experience, but they’re not…


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