• Increase Rental Property Value

    Everyone who has invested their hard-earned money in real estate wants to increase rental property value, to expand their rental income, lower their maintenance requests, and ensure their tenants’ comfort and happiness. Updating the bathroom is one of the very best ways to achieve the goal to increase rental property value.

    In fact, numerous studies indicate that the return on investment for bathroom renovations is typically as high as 70-80%, which is certainly a significant factor to consider. However, you won’t have to wait until you sell in order to see returns, as bathroom improvements can be depreciable expenses against rental income at tax time. Continue reading

  • Going Green: Tips for an Eco-friendly Bathroom

    This St Patty’s Day is the perfect time to think about going green! Making your home eco-friendlier is not only good for the planet, but it’s also better for your health. Moreover, it’s becoming increasingly vital to do so. Producing fresh water and electricity takes energy and reducing energy and water consumption are at the very core of caring for the environment and going green.

    Additionally, taking small steps to consume less and using products that will cause minimal harm can make a big impact. Making simple changes such as using energy efficient products, natural cleaners and toiletries can also reduce the burden.

    In fact, the bathroom is one spot in the home where water and electrical use can easily be reduced, and toxic chemicals can be replaced with more natural solutions.  Here are our simple tips to going greener in your bathroom: Continue reading

  • Love Yourself this Valentine’s Day

    Although every day can be a great day to treat ourselves, Valentine’s Day offers a special opportunity to show ourselves some love. When we show ourselves love, our lives only get better, improving our overall feelings of well-being, happiness and success. It’s vital to be your own best love and do something nice for yourself to affirm your appreciation for all the things you are and do.

    Although most of us lead busy lifestyles, everyone needs some time to themselves and the bathroom is a terrific room to do this. The bathroom offers therapeutic opportunities to cleanse our minds and spirits along with our bodies. Continue reading

  • DECOLAV Mirrors So Beautiful You’ll Want Them Everywhere

    One of the most fun and stylish accessories you can utilize in your bathroom’s interior design is a mirror. Aside from its practical applications, mirrors can be a reflection of your style while creating the appearance of more space and adding more light into your room.

    Both placement and design play their parts.  A properly placed mirror can beautify your home by adding dimension, light, and shine. However, a well-designed mirror is also decorative, creating style and enlivening the space.

    In fact, a mirror that’s placed correctly can make a room appear bigger and the largest ones can have the greatest effect. Therefore, never scrimp on mirror size for a small room. Since one of the greatest advantages of mirrors are that they brighten a room, place mirrors close to light fixtures or lamps to reflect natural light. Continue reading

  • Wellness Architecture for Your Bathroom

    One of the hottest new trends in 2019 is wellness architecture. Wellness architecture goes the next step further from sustainable design, which might include items such as water and energy saving features, to addressing the physical and mental wellness of space’s occupants. Its focus is the physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, and energetic impact of an area, and how people interrelate with their environment, in addition to how an environment can affect their well-being.

    Residential real estate is the next border to be crossed in the push for better wellness, including wellness architecture, and there is an increasing desire to invest there, especially with the consideration of extended lifespans. In fact, it has been projected that wellness real estate will grow by six percent annually over the next several years, reaching one hundred and eighty billion by the year 2022. Buyers are overwhelmingly demonstrating that they are willing to spend more for healthier built homes. Continue reading

  • January is National Bath Safety Month

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is a leading cause of death, especially for infants and those over the age of 85 years old. Bathrooms can be the most dangerous space in a house with their often wet, slippery, hard and sharp surfaces creating inherent risks for personal accidents and injuries.  In addition, outdated electrical receptacles and plumbing can also result in damage to the home. For Bath Safety Month, read the blog below to make sure you are taking all precautions to keep your family and friends safe.

    National Bath Safety Month was created to help us protect ourselves and those we love by raising awareness and taking the steps for proper preparedness in what may be one of the most potentially perilous areas of the home. There are many effective things that can be done to minimize the risk of injury in the bathroom and ensure a safer environment. Continue reading

  • A New Year’s Resolution for a Decluttered Bathroom All Year

    January and the new year will be here again before we know it along with fresh opportunities for changes that can help us to live our lives more comfortably. One of the things that many people desire is to reduce the clutter in their lives.

    In fact, clutter can take a serious toll on our concentration and increase the amount of stress we experience. All those piles of things compete for our attention and make it difficult to focus on the really important things that truly deserve our attention.

    Decluttering your bathroom and keeping it that way doesn’t need to be a major chore. Instead, a small series of simple habit changes can make the difference. Continue reading

  • The Tax Advantages of Renovating Your Business Bathrooms Now

    If your company is contemplating making building improvements in the near future, it might be better to think about doing it sooner rather than later. When your business needs interior upgrades, it's important to consider the impact these renovations can make for your clients, guests, and employees. Equally important is your timing. This is true whether your company is in hospitality, retail, restaurants, office buildings, or a small business.

    Although you may be aware of the high return on investment for commercial restroom renovations, there are many other compelling reasons to consider one. These may include making them ADA compliant and code compliant, along with better efficiency and an updated appearance. Additionally, updating your bathrooms will reflect well on your building and your company, in addition to offering increased incentive to prospective buyers should you wish to sell in the future. Continue reading

  • Small Bathroom Tips: Creating a Light and Bright Feeling

    Even a small bathroom can be made to feel lighter, brighter and more spacious. In fact, lightening up can help a room be more inviting, relaxing, and can help make getting ready a breeze. Whether you are considering a remodel or simply making small changes, here are some terrific ideas.

    Small Bathroom Tip #1

    The easiest way to brighten up a room is with natural light. If your small bathroom already has a window, lightening up by removing bulky window coverings can make all the difference. Consider decorative textured glass or swapping to lightly opaque or bottom-up window shades to preserve privacy while still providing light and views. Continue reading

  • Holiday Houseguests Prep Guide

    Spending quality time with family and friends is at the very heart of the holiday season. When holiday houseguests are coming, it’s a pleasure to feel confident as a host who will help them feel welcome. With just a little planning and preparation it’s easy to make a wonderful impression and help your holiday houseguests to feel both happy and relaxed this year.

    The Basics: Holiday Houseguests

    Remember, it’s often the little things that make a big impact, but don’t forget the basics.  The most vital step is to ensure that your bathroom is thoroughly decluttered, clean, and shining. Although a routine quick cleaning may be enough most of the time, when holiday houseguests will be staying, consider whether a deeper cleaning may be needed. It may even be a great time to treat yourself and hire a cleaning service to help if you're short on time or energy. Continue reading

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