Bathroom Remodeling Trends and Contractor Talk

Bathroom Remodeling Trends and Contractor Talk

Remodeling your bathroom will change your perspective on life on a daily basis as you start and end your day in a greatly improved space. Utilizing some of the latest trends can add to the enjoyment of your bathroom.


Linear Drain in the shower

A linear drain is a thin wide drain that is designed into the shower pan during a bathroom remodel. It will require some planning, or experience, to correctly execute. The shower floor can be a flat surface and sloped to the drain. Most showers have a “Bowl” design with the drain in the middle.

Linear Drain is a Top Bathroom Trend
A linear drain helps eliminate the “Bowl” shower floor. Sloping the shower floor to the drain with a flat surface.

Solid Surface Curb Top

A curb is the shower feature that you step over that is designed to keep water from migrating out the door onto the bathroom floor. It is usually tiled with finished tile on each side or metal trim. Covering the top of the curb with a neutral color solid surface material improves the clean look of a shower curb.

A solid Surface Shower Curb
Use a solid surface material on the shower curb top to eliminate grout lines at the busiest spot in the shower.


Curbless Shower Design

Room Addition Projects Go Curbless

Planning a Room Addition Project – Go Curbless on your walk in showers

Curbless showers are far superior to the traditional shower with a curb. Stepping up into the shower is inconvenient compared to the ease of walking into a flat floor shower. If you are planning new space for your home it is easy to design and plan to have a curbless shower. 

Your Room Addition Contractor can handle the details to make necessary changes to an existing plan to make the changes to execute a curbless shower.

Remodeled Bathroom With Shower Curb
A beautifully remodeled master bathroom with curb at shower.
Curbless Shower Design
A walk in curdles shower completed with the room addition project.

Your curdles design does not require additional floor space. It does require some consideration in the framing directions from the Architect as well as knowledge and skill on the part of the installation crew. Executing this type of shower does not have to add expense to the finish work.

Linear Drain on Curb less Shower
Curbless showers often have linear drains
Transition from shower to floor
This stone to ceramic transition clearly shows the separation from the shower. It is common to continue tile straight into shower. Here the stone shower floor clearly shows the shower floor.