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How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost?

Posted by Alex Rodriguez

Different Budgets for Different Bathrooms

The first question everyone wants to know is “how much will it cost to remodel my bathroom?” My name is Alexander Rodriguez, MBA I am the founder and owner of Bay Cities Construction, a Licensed General Contractor in Torrance, CA. This article is part of a series of articles that explains the various dimensions of pricing out a  bathroom remodeling project. I don’t like so shy away from talking about money, I want my customers to understand how and why things cost what the cost. I wrote an article and filmed a video that goes into detail about how costs are allocated, you can follow this link to see that content. I also recommend reading, “4 things that increase the cost of a bathroom remodel.” Hit the link to read that article and video. Armed with this information you should be ready to make a wiser decision about your project

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Topics: bathroom remodel, bathroom, costs

Permit Process for a Home Remodel in Manhattan Beach, CA

Posted by Alex Rodriguez

I have to address the issue of permitting because it is a question that I run across weekly from prospect clients. When it comes to permitting there are 3 primary question that I get:

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Topics: bathroom remodel, bathroom, kitchen, kitchen remodel, kitchen remodeling

The Two Most Essential Bathroom Remodel Tips

Posted by Lydia Solis

Many people who are looking to remodel their bathrooms want something that is luxurious. Something that meets all of their needs and wants. The undertaking of a bathroom remodel can get complicated and messy if you’re not prepared. To make the task of a bathroom renovation less daunting, we’ve put together a list of the two most essential tips will help get you through the stress and help get you the result of your dream bathroom.   

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Topics: bathroom remodel, bathroom

Pros and Cons of Glass Tile

Posted by Lydia Solis

Glass tile is a unique tile and a popular choice amongst designers because it makes everything

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Topics: bathroom remodel, bathroom, shower ideas, kitchen, backsplash, kitchen remodel, tile, countertops

4 Costly Mistakes of Bathroom Remodels

Posted by Lydia Solis

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Bathroom Remodel Ideas: Bathroom Fixtures and Accessories

Posted by Lydia Solis

If you are thinking of bringing change to your home, the best place to start is with a bathroom remodel. There are a decadent array of bathroom fixtures, lighting fixtures and accessories to choose from that will impress family and friends.

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Topics: bathroom remodel, bathroom, shower ideas, vanities

2013 Bathroom Paint Color Ideas

Posted by Lydia Solis

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Topics: bathroom remodel, bathroom, home maintenance, property maintenance, paint colors

Bathroom Remodel: 3 Walk In Shower Design Ideas

Posted by Lydia Solis

The separate shower and bath have become extremely popular. If you’re thinking about remodeling your bathroom anytime soon, consider a walk in shower also known as a wet room. Concerned about safety? No problem! Walk in showers are safer than bathtubs because there is no need to step over the side of a tub; which is usually about 16’ inches high or more.
The functionality and design of your shower will all depend on how much space there is to work within your bathroom.
These are the three options to consider:

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Affordable Bathroom Remodel Ideas

Posted by Lydia Solis

If you want to remodel your bathroom but don’t have the funds to do it, here are a few ideas give your bathroom a new and contemporary look without busting your budget.

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Topics: bathroom remodel, bathroom, costs

5 Must Have Bathroom Remodel Details

Posted by Lydia Solis

These details are not the most money saving, but for those whose bathroom is your sanctuary, it will be worth every penny. Turn a good master bathroom remodel into a great one.

1. Radiant flooring: Heated floors will not only keep your feet warm on cold mornings, but it accelerates drying where there is moisture, reducing the risk of slips and falls.

2. Stain-resistant grout: It is a little more costly than traditional grout, but the amount of time you’ll save on tedious cleaning is priceless.
 
3. Skylights: Natural light is a must in any room, even for bathroom rooms. Skylights are an great way to flood a room with natural sunlight.
 
4. Heated shower mirror: Fog free mirrors make it easier to shave, remove make-up, or do other miscellaneous things while in the shower. This comes in handy for master bathrooms with a single vanity.

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Topics: bathroom remodel, bathroom, shower ideas

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