This here is a perfect example of when your bathroom was strung along JUST a bit too far... Actually, in this situation, the homeowners bought this home just a few years back and knew a tub replacement was high up on the list. Not only because the there was 13 pounds of caulking around the tub spout but also the toilet was leaking and causing subfloor damage. But here … [Read more...] about Replacing a Whirlpool Bathtub
So here is some good information that I thought I'd pass along after a phone conversation with Michelle from Ella's Bubbles... And if you didn't know, Ella's Bubbles (Ella Bath) is a manufacturer of Walk In Bathtubs and I'm a dealer of their products here in the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area. Long story short, as far as Michelle goes, she got in touch to pass on some information about a … [Read more...] about A few more things to learn about Bathtub Replacements
You may have heard of the Swanstone product line because there are a few distributors that may have some samples and we install quite of bit of this in bathrooms. This product is commonly known as a Solid Surface material just like Corian, Hanex etc... and is a top quality product for both kitchen and bathroom renovations. All types of solid surface materials are also used in commercial work … [Read more...] about Swanstone VS. Acrylic for your Shower Renovation!
Discrimination? What company would do that…? And against who? Well, maybe I shouldn't use such a harsh word like that but it seems that large companies are only marketing this product to Senior Citizen and severely disable individuals but what about the younger crowd? In the last few months, I've watched a handful of commercials on the local TV stations promoting walk in tubs to older folks. … [Read more...] about Walk In Bathtub Marketing: Discrimination at its Finest
In the last few years it seems like tub-to-shower conversions have been king of the crop but now we’re taking a swing back into the tub replacement “industry”. Yep, bathroom remodeling is such a specialized area that each service could be considered its own niche. A walk-in bathtub may have a bit more appeal to you because you will have the option of both bathing and showering in somewhat of a … [Read more...] about Walk-In Bathtub Replacement – What to buy…?
Holy Cow!!! There’s quite a few options for you when it’s time to decide on a tub job! After some research or gathering a few quotes from local contractors you will find that not every company offers all of these services. That may sound strange if you're newly in the market for this type of work, however, every company is different and offers their own menu of services. So what is in your … [Read more...] about Bathtub Replacement (Refinishing or Liner)? – Questions, Concerns and Decisions
Many homeowners live by the phrase “If it’s not broke… don’t fix it” but waiting too long to repair your shower facility can do more harm than good. Uncovering walls will bring surprises like damaged framing, rotted subfloors, termites <ick>, mold etc… Here are a few signs that you may need a tub replacement: Soap dish fell off the wall. Missing grout. Moldy grout. MOUNDS of … [Read more...] about 3 Options for a Tub Replacement
Does size matter? Well it probably does when it comes to the pocket book but for the most part all bathrooms are small. In fact, (aside from your closets and mud room) bathrooms are generally the smallest rooms in the house. Either way, the topic of this blog is always a consideration when you’re planning to remodel your bathroom and formulating a budget. One of our most recent jobs was a … [Read more...] about My bathroom is small. How much will it cost?