bathroom remodel

7 Modern Bathroom Designs to Inspire Your Remodel

These 7 modern bathroom designs by Sweeten sleekly show off personal taste (Above) Sweeten homeowner Lexi’s bathroom renovation When you think of a modern classic bathroom, you probably conjure up images of white tiles accented with contemporary fixtures. It is a complementary mix of timeless design choices, like color scheme, cabinetry, and tile. To be …

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7 Modern Bathroom Designs to Inspire Your Remodel

These 7 modern bathroom designs by Sweeten sleekly show off personal taste (Above) Sweeten homeowner Lexi’s bathroom renovation When you think of a modern classic bathroom, you probably conjure up images of white tiles accented with contemporary fixtures. It is a complementary mix of timeless design choices, like color scheme, cabinetry, and tile. To be …

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How to Add Color to a Bathroom to Make a Visual Splash

Adding color to a bathroom—in small accents or large splashes—can have a big design impact Adding colorful accents to your bathroom when you renovate is a good way to show your own style and personality. These colorful accents can be in the form of vanities, wall paint, and tile.  By selecting your favorite hue and …

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A Brooklyn Brownstone Bathroom & Laundry Gets Its Turn

With a new layout, a laundry, and a lot of tiles, this Brooklyn brownstone bathroom was worth the wait “After” photos by Kate Glicksberg for Sweeten Homeowners: Isis and Stephano moved into their pre-war home and posted their Brooklyn brownstone bathroom project on Sweeten Where: Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, New York Primary renovation: Expansion, reconfiguration, and renovation of …

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7 Takes On a Dreamy White Subway Tile Bathroom

In the bathroom, white subway tile is the perfect backdrop for classic or contemporary looks It’s no wonder why more and more homeowners are using white subway tiles in the bathroom. Its texture ranges from minimalist to custom handmade, while its bright appearance can contrast nicely with many color palettes. They are simple yet versatile …

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A Hudson Yards Renovation Renews a Foyer, Kitchen & Bath

After moving in, we wanted to redo the kitchen, but the most urgent fix was the bathroom. Some prior higher-floor leak had unmoored a section of tile, and the previous owner refused to repair it as a condition of closing. This was our first lesson in how different a Seattle and New York renovation could …

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What is a Wet Room Bathroom? Plus Pros, Cons & costs

Definitions, pros and cons, special features, cleaning tips (Above) Sweeten homeowner Leslie’s wet-room-style bathroom renovation Designing a more efficient bathroom often means taking down barriers and smoothing traffic flow. Can opening the shower to the rest of the room create a more efficient, luxurious-feeling space? Sweeten explores the possibilities of this intriguing approach. Sweeten matches home …

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2021 Average Bathroom Remodel Cost in New York City

Ready to renovate? Here’s what you’ll need to calculate the cost of a bathroom remodel in NYC, including materials, labor, and permits  (Above) Sweeten homeowner Matthew’s bathroom renovation With an abundance of Pinterest boards and design blogs, it’s easy to imagine how your dream NYC bathroom could look. If you’re ready to turn those daydreams …

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These Home Design Trends Took Off During COVID-19

During COVID-19, certain renovation projects became even more important for homeowners (Above) A Sweeten homeowner turns the garage into a living room The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to take a hard look at our homes. Many were grateful for the security and comfort our homes offered. But many more made note of the features that …

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The Double Sink Vanity: 5 Bathrooms Get 2X Space, Style

A double sink vanity can introduce extra working space in the bathroom, without skimping on style If you have space, you should consider adding a double-sink vanity when redoing your bathroom. This welcome luxury allows homeowners to more easily share their space and simplify their morning routines. No more banging on the bathroom door to …

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