Remodel Bathroom Ideas

Remodel Bathroom Ideas by Leone Plumbing

Remodel Bathroom Ideas by Leone Plumbing for 2021

Remodel Bathroom Ideas To Consider for 2021

We have closed another year and let’s say hello to 2021! As we start a new year, you might be considering upgrading some areas of your home especially the bathroom. It is just so timely to talk about remodel bathroom ideas to start the year. The bathroom is no longer a utilitarian. Rather, it is a sanctuary to retreat after a busy and tiring day. It is a place in our home for relaxation and rejuvenation. If you are desiring that luxurious comfort inside your home, then it’s time to upgrade your bathroom.

Bathroom Design and Remodel Ideas

We have plenty of bathroom designs to choose from that will suit your needs. You can visit our gallery so you can take a peek at how we can transform your bathroom. When it comes to bathroom design and remodeling, there are three things that you need to consider.

1. Energy Efficiency.

From an environmental perspective, energy efficiency is a big deal to conserve the environment. For a household, it is a priority. With the rising utility bills, being energy efficient is the best way to go. If you are planning to remodel your bathroom, consider the following for energy efficiency:
  • Tankless water heaters.
  • Low-flush toilets.
  • Low-flow faucets.
  • Insulated windows.
  • Use LED lighting instead of incandescent light.

2. A well-lighted bathroom.

Several homeowners are opting for bright, open spaces. Bright lighting can make a bathroom looks larger. You can showcase your bathroom remodel investment with excellent lighting. Do not let the bathroom remodel design go unnoticed because of poor lighting. There are ways on how you can create a bright bathroom:
  • Adding skylights and windows.
  • Use lighting for different purposes throughout the bathroom.
  • Opt for surfaces and finishes that are light reflective.

3. Low Maintenance.

When selecting for finishes, make sure that it looks easy to keep looking clean and new. It will not only save you time and money in maintenance, but it can also lengthen the life of your remodeled bathroom. The following are the remodel bathroom ideas for a low maintenance bathroom:
  • Go for faucets and fixtures that are durable and built to last longer.
  • Choose quartz counters rather than marble.
  • Glass shower doors treated with water anti-spotting agents.

According to Better Homes & Gardens, the bathroom design trends for 2021 include the following.

  • Floating Vanities
  • Back-Lit Mirrors and Medicine Cabinets
  • Warm Colors and Durable Paint
  • Large-Format Wall Tiles
  • Quartz Countertops
  • Wood-Look Tiles and Heated Flooring
  • Smart Toilets
  • Space-Savvy Soaking Tubs

Bath with style this year 2021

Consider upgrading your bathroom with style this year! We have various remodel bathroom ideas available for you. We even have a Home Improvement Financing option if you worry about the renovation cost. Contact us and let’s talk about how we can help you achieve the bathroom of your dreams.       | Photo Credits: PixabayCanva
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Home Remodeling Loan

Leone Home Improvement Financing

Leone Home Improvement Financing

Home Remodeling Loan and Bathroom Renovation

The comfortability and enjoyment of your home are very essential. Most people find the bathroom as a sanctuary within the home to retreat after a busy and tiring day. If a home is new, it feels very cozy and relaxing to stay, especially in the bathroom. The comfort however begins to diminish over time due to life events. That is why home remodeling is considered to cater to the needs of the changing time. Unfortunately, people often can’t afford the cost of home renovation without taking a loan. This article provides you with insights on what a home remodeling loan is, and how it can help you achieve the bathroom of your dreams.

Improve Your Bathroom Aesthetics

If you find your bathroom looking dull, it’s time to give it a facelift. You can improve the aesthetics of your bathroom by laying new tiles or upgrading accessories and fixtures. Updating your bathroom also improves its functionality, and fix other plumbing issues such as heavy leaks and clogs. We have sleek bathroom renovation ideas to match your lifestyle and preference.

What is a home remodeling loan?

A home remodeling loan is a type of financing that you can use to remodel or repair a portion of your home like the bathroom. You use the loan funds to pay the contractor, buy construction supplies to complete the project, and pay off the loan over time. A home remodeling loan will help you if you do not have enough cash to pay for home renovation expenses.

Do I need good credit for a home remodeling loan?

Your credit score will tell prospective lenders your capability to pay. A credit score of mid-600 might be enough to get approved with some lenders. The chances of getting loan approval are higher for those with credit scores of 700 above. The numbers may be overwhelming, but it doesn’t mean that you cannot get a loan with a poor credit history. You may check our Home Improvement Financing to see what loan option is best for you.

Reasons to Renovate Your Bathroom

  • Safe Bathroom

Safety is one of the important reasons to consider a bathroom renovation. Most accidents at home happen in the bathroom and it can be avoided with renovation. You need to make your bathroom safer especially if you have young children or old family members.
  • To add the resale value of your home.

One advantage of a bathroom renovation is it increases your home’s resale value. Renovated homes sell at a higher price when compared with homes that have outdated bathrooms. It will also help you to ensure a quick sale and to stand out from the competition.

Conclusion

Do you consider renovating your bathroom or your entire home but worried about the cost? Don’t be anxious. We can renovate and help you with financing! To find out about our Home Improvement Financing, get in touch with us, and let’s talk.  | Photo Credits: Pixabay, Canva
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Therapeutic Bathtubs

 
bathtub bathroom

Therapeutic bathtubs have multiple benefits

  • Perhaps they are elderly and have difficulty stepping in and out of a normal height tub. This can be risky and unsafe, given the slippery wet floors.
  • Maybe they have arthritis or other ailment that needs relief from the ability to sit and soak comfortably. Sometimes bending all the way down and getting back up with a traditional tub can cause further pain, rather than relieving it.
  • A person with a physical disability that impairs them from actually being able to step over and into a regular bathtub would appreciate the benefits of a therapeutic tub.

Why can a therapeutic bathtub benefit you?

  • They are built with a bench or seat
  • Allows for a full body soak in a comfortable position
  • Eliminates the need to lower oneself all the way to the floor for a soak
  • There is a swinging door for easy access into the tub
    • The door opens into the tub allowing the person room to sit down and then easily close the door comfortably
    • The door seals completely to prevent leaking
  • There is a conveniently located grab bar for maneuverability while adjusting to sitting and/or standing positions
Leone Plumbing installed one of these beneficial tubs for a customer in need while remodeling their entire bathroom. We also installed a grab bar and a larger vanity with mirror to create a far more functional and therapeutic bathroom experience!
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Beautiful Bathroom Remodel

   

During the late 1980’s, whirlpool tubs with smaller showers were quite popular as a therapeutic way to relax or relieve joint and muscle pains. However, these days, people have found that they lack the time to use a whirlpool as it was intended in this fast-paced world. Additionally, with the amount of space that whirlpools take up, many feel they aren’t very practical or comfortable in most bathrooms.

A local Rochester, New York area couple decided that their master bathroom was simply no longer practical or functional. In this case, the whirlpool took up most of the space leaving a 36-inch space for a shower. They reached out to the Leone for help to design an elegant, fully functional master bath.

We were able to re-design the bathroom incorporating a large, more comfortable shower complete with bench and large recessed niche to hold plenty of product from tall to short. We were also able to incorporate a much larger vanity with two sinks and two mirrors with plenty of counter space in-between for all their needs.

Some of the work performed to reach this customers’ goals were:

  • Remove existing shower and whirlpool tub
  • Relocate plumbing as needed to eliminate the tub and add a walk-in shower
  • Relocate toilet, vanity and drain for shower to accommodate new layout
  • Install one GFI outlet for vanity
  • Build custom walk-in shower
  • Install new vanities – one dual sink with double mirrors for the couple, one sinkless vanity to be used as the make-up area
  • All new tiling, flooring, and paint throughout
  • An additional cabinet for linen and make up storage

By the time the work was completed, the customers now had an extremely functional master bath! As a bonus, we were even able to incorporate a matching free-standing linen cabinet for additional storage. Together with the espresso finish and brushed nickel for all the matching pieces, this fully functional bathroom became a work of art!

 
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Complete Bathroom Remodel

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Every member of the Leone Team strives to ensure that each customer feels like they are an active member in the remodel projects we handle for them. We encourage them to choose their own styles, colors, and materials so that we can ensure they will be satisfied with the work performed.

After living in her home for many years, our customer decided that it was time for a change. Her bathroom was of a typical style with a tub, sink with mirror, and toilet. All of which was rather outdated, and she desired a more comfortable and modern look for her bathroom.

To achieve this, she hired Leone Plumbing to perform a complete bathroom remodel, which included the following work:

  • Convert standard bath tub into a walk-in shower with all new faucets, a handheld shower spicket, and grab bars
  • Installation of new subfloors, moisture resistant drywall
  • Installation of tile, not only on the shower walls, but also the entire bathroom flooring
  • Relocate plumbing as needed and provide electric as well as a GFI for the new vanity
  • Build a corner bench within the new stand-up shower
  • Installation of tile backsplash from floor to ceiling with mosaic
  • Paint the entire bathroom where tile was not installed

The result of the Leone Team’s diligent work and the customer’s unique selections in colors and tiles is absolutely stunning! A vertical mosaic backsplash up the back wall of the shower really brought a touch of class to her new modernized bathroom. The vanity, with matching backsplash, provided the ultimate finishing touch to tie in all the elegance and style she had been longing for.

She was extremely satisfied once the Leone Team had finished their work, saying “I give your company a five star rating. Had a great experience remodeling bathroom from start to finish. From tearing out old bathroom (replacing tub with walk in shower) to finish, work was completed in a professional, neat, and systematic manner. I was not afraid to ask questions which were always answered.”

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Handicap/Wheelchair Accessible Bathroom Remodel

ADA Bathroom Remodel   As you live in your home for an extensive period of time, you may have found that your lifestyle tends to slowly change. With this, the functionality of your home can become less and less useful. There are several things that can be done to enhance your home or bathroom’s ability to serve your lifestyle. One of those is a handicap/wheelchair accessible remodel.

What makes your bathroom handicap/wheelchair accessible?
  • 36 inch doorways
  • Ramps for any change of elevation
  • 5 foot turning radius in bathrooms
  • No thresholds to enter and exit showers
  • Sinks should not be mounted more then 34 inches from finished floor
  • Sink knee clearance of 27 inches from the finished floor
  • Sink should be 30 inches wide
  • Insulation around exposed plumbing
  • 48 inch clearance from toilet to finished wall in front
  • 42 inch clearance from center of toilet to sink
  • 36 inch toilet compartments
  • Grab bars installed between 33 and 36 inches off the floor behind and next to toilet
  • Grab bars installed in shower between 33 and 36 inches off the floor
  • Shower have controls between 38 and 48 inches off finished floor
  • Shower head/hand held minimum 18 inches off of the side wall
Although a fully handicap accessible home can entail a large number of modifications, it does not necessarily mean that all of them need to be made to accommodate your needs. Typically, our bathroom remodel customers choose a subset of the above specifications to fit their needs.

In December, an older couple that has lived in the Rochester area for their entire lives contacted us because their powder room was not functional according to their needs anymore. The bathroom’s design created a space that lacked in wheelchair accessibility.

Some of the work done for this bathroom remodel included the following:
  • A complete tear out of the existing bathroom
  • Relocation of the door side to accommodate the new ramp built from the kitchen to the living room
  • Relocation of a wall to accommodate the new walk-in shower
  • Reversal of where the toilet and vanity were originally
  • Grab bars installed on the walls next to the toilet and inside the walk-in shower
Upon completion of the remodel, the Rochester couple provided us with feedback that they were extremely satisfied. They mentioned that they are able to make use of their bathroom in a much more convenient and practical manner.
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Terry an Adam did an excellent job. Very knowledgeable and was able to handle my tough job. My bathroom plumbing was so old and I needed special parts. They was able to track down the parts and get the job done in one day. They showed up when they said they would and worked!! I will definitely use their services for my next project. Terry went above and beyond giving me great advice. Everyone who answered the phone or called me was very professional and nice. And no one was pushy and trying to upsale to me.

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I called Leone Plumbing after my 89-year-old father tried fixing an outdoor faucet himself. After going to several hardware stores to look for the parts, he realized there was no way he was going to find them because his house was built in 1958. I called Leone plumbing and talk to the owner, Andy. He sent someone out within a day to fix the leaking faucet. The new faucet is amazing and so easy to use. Leone Plumbing made my dad a happy person. Thanks for your expedited service and great prices!!!

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posted 2 months ago

Very responsive and professional! They were able to get to us and install our Dishwasher on the same day that we made the request. Jamison was excellent. Very friendly, knowledgeable and worked very quickly! Definitely recommend and will work with again in the future!