Small Bathroom Ideas: 6 Changes to Make Tiny Bathrooms Feel More Spacious

Monday, January 26. 2015



Do you have a cramped, small, hard-to-move in bathroom? Do you feel slightly claustrophobic every morning when getting ready for work? If you rent or don't have the funds for a huge wall-moving renovation that will literally give you more space, try one of these six ideas that could improve the feel, at least. Some changes are big, and some are small, but all will go toward creating a more spacious feeling space — perhaps you'll find something you can try this weekend?


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Before & After: Bringing a 1990s Bathroom Into 2013

Monday, January 26. 2015



The 90's don't seem like they were that long ago, so this bathroom renovation may seem unnecessary to some readers. But aside from being drab and dated, the bath and shower had been unusable for five years due to one really bad contractor's work. The time was long overdue for the owners of this master bath to finally have a gorgeous and functional bathroom.

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Before & After: A Modern Update for an Itty-Bitty Bathroom

Monday, January 26. 2015


Purchasing real estate in Manhattan is not for the faint of heart. Not many people would think of making a commitment after 15 minutes, but after a single visit — and about that much time — Elizabeth was ready to put down a bid on her West Village co-op. Her boldness paid off: she got the apartment. But it needed a little bit of work.

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The "Making a 1920s Bathroom Look a Little Vintage Again" Makeover

Monday, January 26. 2015



Project by: Molly
Location: Chicago

My husband and I bought our 1920's condo in Chicago because it had a ton of space, and it was essentially a blank canvas. On the one hand, we were excited that it was not super upgraded with a bunch of trendy finishes that were not our style, but on the other, it meant that the place had literally zero historic character because it had been gutted in 2000.


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Renovation Project Planning: Tips for Fitting a Laundry into a Bathroom

Friday, January 23. 2015



Having in-unit laundry machines is a luxury right up there with having a dishwasher, a flood of natural light and perhaps parking. When you get a stain, have guests over or just plain need something clean to wear, there's nothing better than being able to do a quick load without having to schelp all your stuff to the laundromat. If you have a little space that you can give up in your bathroom or closet, you might be able to gain a whole laundry area.


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Do you know which home improvements are best for 2015?

Thursday, January 22. 2015

Homeowners know that improving their home is a great way to increase its value while making it more comfortable and efficient. The problem is choosing wisely and knowing which projects will get you the greatest return on your investment. Although very nice, not all projects do much to increase the value of a home and it is possible to spend more on a particular project than it may be worth in resale dollars.


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