Total remodel of our 1990's white elephant master bathroomcomments (1) March 13th, 2009 in Project Gallery
Our master bathroom was originally finished with white tile, white shower pan, white cabinets, white paint, white trim, and white doors. We lived with that bathroom for 10 years before we said enough was enough. Right before Christmas of '07 I noticed the shower tiles coming loose near the shower pan. I started removing a few tiles that night and didn't stop ripping the bathroom apart unitl it was totally gutted. I redesigned the floor plan and started reframing the walls. The plumber installed a body spray, hand held shower combo. The electricain rewired the whole bathroom. I installed a Warmwire heated floor, non-white tile, new 36" tall cabinets, black granite top, Kohler sinks and medicine cabinets, and a few coats of non-white paint and the project was finished. Three months later the bathroom was completed and I moved on to the next project on the honey-do-list.
Design or Plan used: My own design
posted in: Project Gallery, remodeling, bathroom
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