choosing the flooring for your lifestyle

The flooring that you install in your home should last several years before you even have to consider replacement. If your flooring isn't lasting that long, chances are, you aren't choosing the type of flooring that will fit into your lifestyle very well. This blog is all about choosing flooring that will fit into your lifestyle and last you many, many years before you have to rip it up and replace it. You will also find tips for keeping it looking like new as it survives the abuse that your family, friends and pets put it through during the course of the year.

How To Create The Look Of A Designer Bathroom For Less


Having a designer looking bathroom is something that most of us want but that few of us can afford. What if you could approximate a designer look without having to spend a lot of money on it? From going with marble tiles to getting a free standing bathtub, this article will list a few things for you to consider. 

Marble Floor Tiles

Big slabs of marble are going to cost you a lot of money; especially if you want to have them installed on your floor. If you want to create a similar look but at a fraction of the cost then you should consider getting some marble floor tiles. If you want the marble to look less like tile and more like a slab, then talk to your tile person about laying the tile with really small grout lines in between each piece. 

Furniture For Vanity Sink

Having a custom vanity sink made for your bathroom is going to cost you a lot of money; especially if you want a more intricate look. To get a similar look for much less, consider getting a piece of furniture that looks similar to the style that you want. The, have a furniture maker or cabinet maker convert the piece of furniture into your bathroom vanity. To do this, they will typically cut a hole in a piece of furniture like a long dresser. Then, they will take a sink that can rest on the top of the dresser and place it on top. The tricky thing about converting furniture into a bathroom vanity is making sure there's enough functional space for all of the plumbing. When you are shopping around for the piece of furniture, make sure to keep this in mind; for instance, don't get a piece do furniture that's all drawers unless they are partially decorative. 

Get a Free Standing Bathtub

Whether you get a vintage bathtub or you get one that's newer, having a free standing tub is something that is bound to make your bathroom look a lot more designer. Why? Because it will essentially look like an old fashion piece of furniture in your bathroom and will make a statement piece. As long as you have plumbing in the right spot in your bathroom, it should be fairly easy for your plumber to install for you. 

To learn more, reach out to a bathroom contractor near you today.


29 August 2020