You have been scheming and waiting, perhaps doing other projects around the house that are more important first. Now it’s time to focus on remodeling a master bathroom.

This is a one-time remodel project, and you want to get it right the first time. We’ve partnered with many homeowners on remodeling a master bathroom, and in this 3-part blog series we’d like to share 12 best bath remodel tips with you.

So what are the characteristics that homeowners find most satisfying in their master bath remodels (i.e. what people love about their new bathrooms)?

Heightened Comfort

Consider a 34 1/2″ vanity, which is the customary adult height for a vanity. (The old vanity height of 30” is no longer used except for special circumstances.) Be sure to get a toilet that is a comfortable height for you. Toilet manufacturers may use the term “comfort height” which is considered the normal adult height. Also consider raising the shower valve and shower head to give you that luxurious rainfall effect.

Smart Storage

You want storage options that not only look great, but also allow for easy everyday access of product you use daily. If in the remodel you are tearing out the old linen closet, consider extra built-in cabinetry or baskets displaying rolled up linens.

Plug & Hide

If your design includes two sinks and can spare 15-18 inches in between sinks, look into a countertop cabinet with a lift door. With an outlet installed inside the cabinet, you now have a use-and-stash option for hair appliances, shavers, phone chargers and more. Why not hide all those appliances and cords?

traditional bathroom with lift door storage

Make it Last

Clean, simple lines combined with classic elements help a design withstand the passage of time. Color palettes evolve so incorporate color through paint, fabric and accessories. Do your best to avoid trends in product and design.

Those are just four tips for remodeling a master bathroom. Read Part 2 & Part 3 to get more tips for a great master bath that you will love for years to come!