For our annual Bath Remodel Week, the Remodelista editors compared tile prices, discovered the charms of slimline medicine cabinets, and debated where to splurge (towel warmer) and how to save (nix the clawfoot tub). Read on for our editors’ top tips:
N.B.: Featured image from Home at the Office: Designer Marianne Evennou’s Paris Work Quarters and Pied-à-Terre.
Average Cost of a Bath Remodel
The average cost of a bathroom remodel was $11,364 in 2016, according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association. Top-of-the-line, tip-to-toe renovation? Up to $23,000. See more numbers in 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Renovating Your Bathroom.
Meet the Slim Medicine Cabinet
See more space-saving ideas in Steal This Look: A Compact Bath/Laundry in London, Budget Sources Included.
The Best Bath Towels Are…
…100 percent cotton. Read more in Bath Towels 101: What to Know Before You Buy and see the Remodelista editors’ top picks at 10 Easy Pieces: Basic White Bath Towels.
The Best Bath Remodel Splurge…
…is an electric towel warmer, advises Alexa. See her top picks in 10 Easy Pieces: Electric Towel Warmers.
Skip the Clawfoot Tub?
Bathing in an open-air clawfoot bathtub is a lovely idea when you are on vacation…perhaps renting an eco studio on the slopes of Mt. Arthur, overlooking the village of Lilydale in Northern Tasmania (as shown Above). See The New Outdoor Bath: 10 Open-Air Tubs for Summer Soaks for more proof.
But at home, indoors, in your master bath? Read 10 Things Nobody Tells You About Clawfoot Bathtubs for guidance.
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