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Design Ideas For An Old Bathroom

    Have you seen a bathroom like this?

   Tiles the color of pink baby aspirin. Or fixtures in a shade of green that just screams "mint chocolate chip." Or perhaps a white one that has turned dingy and yellow with age? Call it "vintage." Call it "retro." Or, just be honest and call it OLD

     What can you do up breathe a new life into an old bathroom?

 When space or function is the issue, not much will help these other than a complete bathroom remodel. Enlarging showers, removing tubs, expanding vanities, re-thinking water closets...All tasks for a bathroom remodeler like AK. But when client's don't want, or aren't prepared, to undertake a complete remodel there are still plenty of things we can do!

  • Give your bath a designer touch with matching accessories. For example: a medicine cabinet's silvery frame is echoed by the decorative metal outlet covers and wall-mounted pendent lights. Match your accessories and fixtures in THREES!

  • Rather than replace an old cast-iron claw-foot tub and sink, it might be possible to  reglazie them instead.

  • Have an older home with wood in the bathroom? Give worn wood floors new life by brushing boards with glossy porch paint tinted to match your bath's color scheme.

  • Refresh a vintage tiled floor, such as this unglazed Art Deco–era yellow-and-black porcelain mosaic, with an eco- and homeowner-friendly acid etcher that removes ground-in dirt from the surface and grout lines. 

  • Thriftier than most wall tile and less maintenance than wood, beadboard paneling made from cellular PVC stands up to sloshing and never needs to be painted. Eight-inch-wide panels come in white or blue. 

  • Frame mirror glass with fluted door casing! You can also dress up a plain mirror that's adhered to the wall by overlaying a wood frame

  • Turn the ceiling into a focal point by installing a medallion and handsome hanging fixture, such as this bronze-toned light with crystal teardrops. If installed over a tub, be sure there's at least 8 feet of clearance from the tub rim to the bottom of the pendant to comply with electrical code.

     Schedule your complimentary consultation with an AK professional today


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