Top 5 Reasons to Renovate The Bathroom

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BKBG – We often ask our clients who are looking to renovate their baths if they use their tub.

Nationally more than 50% of homeowners do not bathe in the tub in their master bath.

If you are considering a bathroom renovation ask yourself if you replaced your existing tub, would you bathe in a new one? If the answer is no, you add both flexibility to your space and your budget.

Consider this, the bathroom is the second most popular home renovation project behind kitchens. According to the 2016 Houzz Bathroom Trends Study, the hot trends in bath renovations include:

  • Beautiful, stylish spaces
  • Luxurious finishes
  • Big showers

Reason #1: Updated Shower

Power showers are a hot trend. The Houzz data show that 68% of those renovating their master baths increase the size of their shower and 33% increased shower space by more than 50%. The most popular shower features include:

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Dual shower
  • Curbless shower
  • Body sprays
  • Footrest
  • Steam

Showers have become high-tech, offering options like mood lighting, built-in sound, digital controls, LED lighting built into showerheads and showerheads with speakers.

Reason #2: Better Flooring

The most common flooring materials used in recently renovated master baths include ceramic or porcelain tile, followed by stone tile or slabs, painted wood, stained or unstained hardwood, vinyl and laminate.

Reason #3: Style Choices

Paint and ceramic/porcelain tile are the top choices for wall coverings followed by stone tile or slab, painted wood panels, stained or unstained hardwood and wallpaper.

Reason #4: Sanitary Options

Similar to showers, today’s toilets have gone high-tech. Twenty percent of toilets installed in renovated baths have high-tech features such as self-cleaning systems, overflow protection, motion-activated toilet seats, built-in night lights, heated seats, an automatic deodorizer and hands-free flushing.

Reason #5: Value to Home

Renovating a master bath adds value to the home, but value creation is only one of the reasons our clients renovate their bathrooms. They want to make a personal design statement. They want a refuge in their home that they can use to relax in a stress-free environment. They also crave and appreciate a stylish and beautiful space.

The Houzz survey found that 90% of those who undertook a master bathroom renovation project last year and of those who are planning one enlist the help of a professional. This represents a 78% increase from last year. We would welcome the opportunity to be your professional and help you create a stylish and beautiful space in your home that you can enjoy every day. 




What’s Next?

We would welcome the opportunity to be your professional and help you create a stylish and beautiful space in your home that you can enjoy every day. Give us a call at  (414) 427-0800 or visit our showroom to see how we can make your dream bath a reality.

If you have questions about bathroom renovations, feel free to email us at

We always offer our customers a FREE in-home consultation or a FREE estimate! 


Klamco is a member of National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) and the Better Business Bureau (BBB).

This article has been provided by our affiliates at BKBG.


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