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September 1 2017

Lightbulb Moment: Is It Time To Rethink Your Kitchen Lighting?

There’s a reason good photographers are obsessed with light. The way something is lit can completely change the way it’s seen. Great lighting can turn the boring and mundane into the sparkly and jaw-dropping. Whether you’re doing a full remodel or just looking for some small way...
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July 6 2017

How to Choose a Bathroom Tile

When renovating your bathroom, it may seem like your to-do list will never get shorter. If you’re doing the work yourself, then you’ll have the role of project manager and contractor. If you’ve hired a professional, you’ll need to ensure that the job goes as planned, and on ...
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May 31 2017

How to Choose the Right Bathroom Vanity

A bathroom vanity is more than just a mirror, a sink, and some shelving. A bathroom vanity is an important piece of the puzzle in any bathroom remodeling project. It needs to be both functional and beautiful. It acts as a hub for storage and needs to be large enough to host your morning and nightly...
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April 20 2017

Creating a Kid-Friendly Bathroom

Whether you’re a new parent, a grandparent, or an aunt or uncle who frequently has kids in your home, you’ll want to consider making your bathroom kid-friendly. While decor is part of it, it isn’t just adding some bright colors and fun designs. Safety is a crucial element that mus...
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February 15 2017

How to Get the Modern Farmhouse Look in Your Bathroom

The farmhouse look is definitely in style, and if done right, this style of decor can become timeless. Although there are no strict definitions, modern farmhouse style is rustic, vintage, and traditional. There are no loud colors or intricate designs. It’s all about making your home look comf...
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January 25 2017

How to Care for Wood Tiles in Your Bathroom

Have you seen wood tiles in a friend or family member’s bathroom lately? If you haven’t yet, you soon will. Wood bathroom tiles are predicted to be one of the hottest remodeling trends in 2017. Wood tiles are commonly made out of natural wood, laminate, or porcelain. So, what’s th...
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January 12 2017

Where Should the Bathroom Fan Be Located?

Bathrooms are not just a pretty place to get ready in the morning. From water vapor control, to temperature changes, to managing odors, there is a lot that can go wrong in this space of your home. Exhaust fans are essential to keeping your bathroom safe & odor-free. The main feature of the exha...
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December 28 2016

Bathroom Remodeling Trends to Look for in 2017

Your bathroom may be the most private room in your home. It’s a place where you can get away for a bit, where you can relax, and where you get ready for those important events in your life. Given its importance in your life and home, you’ll definitely want it to look updated. Year after...
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November 30 2016

When is it Time to Remodel the Bathroom?

The thought may have popped into your head before that you need to remodel your bathroom. Although it’s always nice to have updated features, modern designs, and a new color scheme, bathroom remodels are big projects. The good thing is, there are some signs you can keep an eye out that will l...
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November 10 2016

Cozy Features for your Bathroom that are Perfect for Winter

When winter comes along in New York State, we just want to take a cozy, relaxing, hot bath and snuggle up with a blanket until the spring comes. If your bathtub is lacking, or you’re missing one completely, winter is the perfect time to get one installed. Aside from bathtubs, there are a myri...
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October 26 2016

Bathroom Backsplash Inspiration

Whether the backsplash is the most exciting item on your bathroom renovation list or the last thing you need to do before finishing your project, it’s definitely an important part of your bathroom. Aside from the looks of it, it’s function is prudent to keeping your bathroom lookin...
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October 11 2016

Beautiful Sinks for your Bathroom

A sink is more than just a place to wash your hands and brush your teeth. It’s an important element of your bathroom’s design and when you’re in the remodeling process, you’ll need to consider which sink you choose carefully. White is classic, but there are so many options w...
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September 28 2016

Upcoming Bathroom Remodeling Trends

Thinking of remodeling your home this year? A bathroom remodel is a big investment, so you'll want to make it as beautiful as possible. We think that these upcoming trends in bathroom design are absolutely breathtaking. Check them out to get inspired for your remodel project: 1. Modern Bathroom D...
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September 23 2016

Increasing Your Home's Resale Value

Remodeling your bathroom not only benefits you while you’re living in the house, it improves your home’s resale value. You can’t go wrong with updating your bathroom every now and then, styles changes and people are looking for different things while buying a house than they were ...
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September 16 2016

3 Reasons to Love Cast Iron Sinks

Sink shopping can be challenging. There are so many options, and you want to make an investment that will improve your quality of life and not give you any issues. We think that a cast iron sink should be at the top of your list. Why? Check out a few reasons below:   They last forever...
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September 7 2016

Choosing Bathroom Fixtures

Who knew showering could be so luxurious? When you think of relaxation, you often think of soaking in a bath. While baths are amazing, showers now offer a similar level of luxury and stress-relief. This is important to keep in mind when remodeling your bathroom, and we’ve put together a list ...
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August 31 2016

3 Reasons You Needs His & Hers Sinks

If you have a master bathroom with just one sink, you may deal with the nightly struggle over who gets to use the sink first. While two sinks, or “His and Hers” sinks are standard in modern master bathrooms, many older homes do not come with this feature. If you’re on the fence ab...
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August 24 2016

Choosing a Bathroom Vanity

Is your bathroom vanity right for your bathroom? Is it placed conveniently in the room? Too big? Too small? It may not seem like a big decision when remodeling your bathroom, but the vanity can complete the perfect bathroom, or ruin it. You’ll want to be sure that the vanity is placed ap...
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August 10 2016

3 Reasons to Get a Hydrotherapy Tub

Hydrotherapy bathtubs are pretty amazing: they provide therapeutic benefits by using whirlpool, air bath, driftbath and other technologies. In comparison to conventional tubs, hydrotherapy baths are much more technologically advanced and provide a greater benefit to you. Still not convinced? Take a...
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August 3 2016

Replacing Your Bathtub

Homes are built around bathtubs. It’s where we start or end our day, play with our toys as children, unwind. It’s where we think of great ideas, or get away from work. It’s a place of self-care. If your bathtub is outdated or uncomfortable, it’s likely an area you avoid. Hav...
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July 27 2016

Should you choose a shower or a bath for your home?

If you’re remodeling your bathroom, you’re faced with the difficult task of deciding between a bath, a shower or a combination of both. There are pros and cons to each, and space constraints may end up ultimately making your decision for you. But, we’d like to take you through the...
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July 20 2016

How to Plan for Disability Access in Your Home Bathroom

While safety is the top priority for accommodating the needs of the physically challenged, style is also a consideration for many.  With proper planning and foresight, your home bathroom can easily accommodate wheelchair accessibility and look stylish at the same time. We’ve put together...
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July 13 2016

Getting Started on a Bathroom Remodel

So, you’ve decided to remodel your bathroom. Unfortunately, that is not the last decision you’ll have to make. A bathroom remodel project can seem like a huge undertaking, even overwhelming, if you don’t set yourself up for success from the start. Although every bathroom remodel is...
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June 29 2016

Incorporating Modern Design in a Small Bathroom

Bathrooms should be an area of tranquility and peace in your home; a place to start or end your day, unwind in the bathtub or prepare for an event. The minimalist, clean look of modern design can remove clutter, and stress, from your daily routine. In the words of Albert Einstein, “make thing...
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June 23 2016

6 Things to Know about Free-Standing Tubs

Free-standing tubs turn the traditional bathtub into a bold, eye-catching bathroom centerpiece. While many people are eschewing bathtubs entirely in favor of walk-in showers, others are embracing the opportunity to use the bathtub as an artistic statement.  What is a free-standing tub? ...
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June 10 2016

Vessel Sinks vs. Undermount Sinks

Undermount sinks are a lot like your traditional, run-of-the-mill drop-in sink. They're embedded in your vanity and are most notable for their utility. Vessel sinks, on the other hand, are a trendy and less common alternative. They often come shaped as bowls, but rectangular vessel sinks are also...
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May 9 2016

Tricks to Make Your Half Bathroom Look Bigger

How to Make Your Half Bathroom Look Bigger Small half bathrooms are the kinds of things that can wear on you over time. Sure, they're functional, but feeling cramped every morning when you're getting ready for work isn't the best way to kick off your day. Here are just a few elements you can leve...
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May 1 2016

Rain Shower Heads vs. Normal Shower Heads

Rain shower heads offer a luxurious alternative to your run-of-the-mill shower. The heads are usually larger and hang directly overhead, simulating the experience of showering in the rain (but, you know, much more hygienic). But they're very different from your traditional shower head. Interested...
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April 6 2016

Which Hydrotherapy Bath is Right for You?

You’re growing tired of the aches and pain that come with things like joint muscle or nerve problems.  After a recent talk with your doctor, you’re thinking of getting a hydrotherapy bath. The only problem: you've never owned one.   That's why Visionary Baths & More ha...
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March 28 2016

Granite vs. Marble vs. Quartz: Which is the Best Countertop Material?

When it comes to countertops, granite, marble and quartz all have their pros and cons. In fact, in many ways, they’re all pretty similar, which can make it difficult for homeowners to choose which material they’d like to use. If you’re not sure what the difference between grani...
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March 10 2016

Whirlpool Tub vs. Air Bath: What's the Difference?

Imagine taking a long, luxurious bath in your home whenever you wanted to, your own private spa whenever you needed to unwind. That’s exactly what air baths and whirlpool tubs provide: luxury, comfort and relaxation. But what’s the difference? What’s better for you: an air ba...
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February 17 2016

14 Pros & Cons of Slate Flooring in the Bathroom

Slate flooring in the bathroom is one of the most common choices people make when remodeling, aside from the classic porcelain tile. It’s an upscale solution for most of the obstacles homeowners run into when they’re replacing their bathroom floors. But it’s not the perfect soluti...
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February 8 2016

Do Vessel Sinks Break Easily?

Vessel sinks are an interesting test of taste: people seem to either love them or hate them. The pro-vessel crowd loves vessel sinks for their customizable modern look, using them to add a visual focal point to otherwise boring bathrooms. The anti-vessel crowd says that vessel sinks are over...
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January 26 2016

Water-Saving Shower Heads: Worth It?

A hot shower on a cold morning - there’s nothing quite like it. Showers aren’t the most efficient uses of water, however - the average 8-minute shower wastes about 20 gallons. That’s why many environmentally conscious home and business owners choose to install water saving, low-...
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January 12 2016

Bathroom Backsplashes: How Tall Should They Be?

Not sure how tall to make the backsplash behind your bathroom vanity, sink, or bathtub? Here’s the short answer: 4 inches tall. That’s the standard height that most contractors will recommend. It’s not too tall, it’s relatively inexpensive but it will provide sufficient...
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January 5 2016

The Ultimate Guide to Walk-In Showers

Walk-in showers (also known as Roman showers, doorless showers or roll-in showers) have been trendy for years. They’re spacious, luxurious and easy to maintain. That doesn’t mean the decision to install a walk-in shower and ditch your shower curtain is an easy one though. Here’s...
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December 28 2015

Window in Shower? Here's Exactly What You Need to Do.

Taking your morning shower while bathing in natural light sounds nice in theory, but for many homeowners, having a window in the shower is more trouble than it’s worth. Many windows have wooden frames, which are prone to water damage and rot over time. Couple that with the fact that they&rsqu...
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December 16 2015

Are Bathroom Remodels Worth It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The first thing any contractor will tell you when you ask how much a bathroom remodel costs is “it depends.” Every home is different and each homeowner’s needs can vary widely.  That said, it’s hard not to be curious about what other people are paying. So we put togethe...
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December 3 2015

Make Your Small Bathroom Bigger - Without a Big Remodel

Small bathrooms can drive some homeowners crazy. Often, the problem isn’t that they’re cramped, but that they feel cramped. This is especially the case with older homes, which usually included smaller bathrooms as part of their original design. While the obvious solution is to make yo...
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November 16 2015

Safe Bathrooms for Seniors - Download Our Checklist & Tips

Download: Elder-Safe Bathroom Remodeling Checklist from Visionary Baths & More. Imagine if the simple act of using the bathroom became one of the biggest risks you took every single day. For the growing number of Americans 65 and older, this type of risk has become a fact of life. Acco...
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