Master Bath Remodel

It’s been a long time coming but we are finally about to do this. The house we own is older but in a fantastic neighborhood with a huge yard and therefore we knew that we would have to put money in it. We did the kitchen last year and the dining room the year before that.

Now onto the master bath. Here is what we are dealing with :
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We have all hardware and fixtures ready to go. Light grey cabinets with furniture details, quartz ctops, tile floor, tile shower with frameless glass, air bubble spa tub, sconce & can light fixtures, polished chrome bath fixtures etc etc installing in the next couple weeks

I will post updates for any of you interested in the process, for now here are a couple details for planning purposes.

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PRE/DACS - PS AUDIO STELLAR GAIN, CAMBRIDGE AUDIO CXN V2

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POWER/WIRES - AQ NIAGARA 5000, AQ HURRICANE HC (2M), AQ MONSOON HC (2M) , AQ COLORADO XLR (2M & 1M) AND RCAs(1M), AQ VICTORIA(1M), ACOUSTIC ZEN SATORI W JUMPERS(3M), ATLAS EOS PC, WW STRATUS X3/AURORA X1 PC, AQ CARBON HDMIs

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  • mark090852mark090852 Posts: 896
    Looks like you have some nice changes planned. Good luck with the project. Hopefully no surprises along the way!
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  • MilitoMilito Posts: 418
    edited January 28
    You tub and shower area is similar to what ours was before we did our bath remodel in 2015.

    Good luck Joe.

    This is after.

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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 6,472
    edited January 28
    I don't see anything wrong with the "before" pics, looks nice to me.
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  • verbverb Posts: 6,089
    edited January 28
    What no 2-channel rig? Dude! :smile:

    Our MB is relatively untouched since we moved in. I did, however, remove most of the floral wallpaper! :smile:
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 2,578
    Thanks @Milito that’s a good looking bath!

    The wife is excited about the tub as this new one will have air massage ILO water jets. It’s all Greek to me! Lol

    Drew it’s not bad and I’m not ungrateful for what we have it’s just the master bath we had in the old house was just updated right before we moved and we miss some of those features. Will be nice to have that back.

    Dave I am quite sure if I brought that to the table it would bring out some claws
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    POWER - PS AUDIO M700, LINN LK240, MARANTZ SR5013

    PRE/DACS - PS AUDIO STELLAR GAIN, CAMBRIDGE AUDIO CXN V2

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,454
    edited January 28
    @joecoulson
    one thought* that I'll just mention (in case you haven't considered it and/or don't have it already).

    Now, I'm not sure you live in a cold place (we do! 7 degrees F as I type this), but if you do... well... radiant heat under a tile floor in the bathroom is really nice. Really nice.

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    * I think it's the one thing we did right vis-a-vis the bathrooms in this house when we had it built. :)

  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 2,578
    How much on average are those systems Mark?
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  • MilitoMilito Posts: 418
    Thanks Joe!
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,454
    joecoulson wrote: »
    How much on average are those systems Mark?

    I have no clue, sorry :p since ours was new construction.

    But I will tell you that walking onto a warm bathroom floor on a cold morning (or in the middle of a cold night) is one of life's simple pleasures. :)
  • steveinazsteveinaz Posts: 18,929
    Too funny, we're doing the same thing--except the shower. That'll get done later down the road. We had all that chrome crap, so light fixtures, towel bars, ect have all been replaced. The large wall mirror is coming down Thursday, and we have new individual mirrors to replace the "mega" mirror. Did the new faucets and associated plumbing 2 weeks ago.
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 30,903
    Steve, you should repost the old house pics when you re-did the bath. Did an awesome job.
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  • steveinazsteveinaz Posts: 18,929
    edited January 29
    Wish I could Tony, but the great hard drive crash of 2015 killed my photo library.

    Here's some pics of the faucets and light fixtures replaced so far, Bev's hand made curtain, and the monster mirror that's going bye-bye. New medicine cabinets to come next week:

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    Eventually, vanity top will be replaced with ganite, shower/tub will get tiled, and a new thick glass enclosure for the shower. The new mirrors are really cool, I'll post some pics next weekend once I have them up.
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 2,578
    Very cool Steve. Look forward to more pics
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    POWER - PS AUDIO M700, LINN LK240, MARANTZ SR5013

    PRE/DACS - PS AUDIO STELLAR GAIN, CAMBRIDGE AUDIO CXN V2

    SOURCE - DENON 2910, SONY CDX355, JVC XM448, REGA P2 (MODDED) ANIA CART, REGA FONO MC, XBOX 1 S, TIVO BOLT

    POWER/WIRES - AQ NIAGARA 5000, AQ HURRICANE HC (2M), AQ MONSOON HC (2M) , AQ COLORADO XLR (2M & 1M) AND RCAs(1M), AQ VICTORIA(1M), ACOUSTIC ZEN SATORI W JUMPERS(3M), ATLAS EOS PC, WW STRATUS X3/AURORA X1 PC, AQ CARBON HDMIs

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  • reverbreverb Posts: 68
    Some nice work depicted here. I need to get off my butt and do the same.
  • steveinazsteveinaz Posts: 18,929
    Finally, the mirrors are coming down this morning so the new mirrors can go up.
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 2,578
    Some selections and final materials purchased for major work next week.

    Floor tile and pattern.
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    Shower floor and wall tile and pattern
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    Cabinet color and countertop
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    POWER - PS AUDIO M700, LINN LK240, MARANTZ SR5013

    PRE/DACS - PS AUDIO STELLAR GAIN, CAMBRIDGE AUDIO CXN V2

    SOURCE - DENON 2910, SONY CDX355, JVC XM448, REGA P2 (MODDED) ANIA CART, REGA FONO MC, XBOX 1 S, TIVO BOLT

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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,454
    Lookin' good.
  • I am currently redoing my master bath. Have a very similar long vanity. I'm not replacing the vanity itself, but instead putting in new quartz tops on the two vanities, and a new center vanity with a live edge natural wood top for the center. Just finished removing the builder grade mirror today, rewiring for the new vanity lights, and a couple new outlets inside new wall cabinets. Patching the wall and working with drywall is not my fav part of the job.
  • @Milito how hard is it to keep that shower glass clean? I love the look of those, just afraid that it will show soap stains all the time.
  • MilitoMilito Posts: 418
    You have to wipe it down or it will spot. They had the option of an anti spot coating with the people who did the shower, but we didn't get it. I didn't want to spend the extra money because I was afraid it wouldn't work.
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  • wiping it down after every shower must be a royal PIA
  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 10,895
    After having my house remodeled, I usually take a shower in the back yard. However, this winter has been on the cold side, so I have been using the shower. I wipe it down after each use to keep soap scum off the walls and floor. Please warm up soon as I am getting tired of the shower. :)
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  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 15,669
    wiping it down after every shower must be a royal PIA

    It actually becomes second nature like drying yourself off.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 21,454
    wiping it down after every shower must be a royal PIA

    Squeegee. We've been doing it for five years now. It's not bad once you get used to it as part of the routine. Only takes a minute (literally).
  • steveinazsteveinaz Posts: 18,929
    Get a shower squeegee. Kaboom works real well on Arizona hard water stains.
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  • joecoulsonjoecoulson Posts: 2,578
    Compared to cleaning soap scum from glass, it’s a fraction of the effort.

    Mid demo. Had to replace the sill plate and the support below all the way down to the block wall. Had to sister up three floor joists. Major rot from 30 years of a bad installation. Surprised the shower didn’t fall into the crawl space.
    All repaired and strengthened.

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    Terrible wall paper from the original build behind the mirror.

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    Ready for electrical, plumbing and framing next week.
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  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 3,461
    That wallpaper though... :# :*
  • steveinazsteveinaz Posts: 18,929
    Wow that's a hardcore remodel. Cool. All I have left is 2 medicine cabinets being shipped, and another mirror for the guest bath.
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  • aprazer402aprazer402 Posts: 1,384
    Bathroom looking good Joe. Found the wallpaper! :)
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