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Combining Function & Luxury: Master Bathroom Remodeling

Are you interested in remodeling or renovating your master bathroom? Whether it’s surface-level and involves installing new countertops and shelving or an entirely new design, Wentworth can help you make your dream bathroom a reality!

Master bathrooms should be a place of function and luxury, a room that suits your unique needs and tastes. Master bathrooms do not always mean more space, but they should be comfortable and spacious enough for everyday use. With the right master bathroom remodel, your bathroom can become an extraordinary room, perfect for a busy morning or a relaxing Sunday afternoon.

Showers & Tubs in Master Bathroom Remodeling

Roll-in shower brings luxury and functionality to a new master bath

Roll-in shower brings luxury and functionality to a new master bath

People use soaking tubs or whirlpool tubs less than they did twenty years ago, and this is especially true of homes in the Washington, DC area, where space is at a premium. Large shower stalls, often known as “walk-in showers,” are a much better space solution in a master bath. A large, walk-in shower is not only aesthetically beautiful, but also provides much-needed storage. It can also become a highly functional roll-in shower for homeowners who wish to age in place. To construct a roll-in shower for a recent Wentworth client, we cut open the floor and reframed the shower to eliminate the need for a curb, thus creating an entrance large enough for a wheelchair or walker.

Sinks & Vanities in Master Bathroom Remodeling

New master bathroom features a double sink, skylight and large shower

New master bathroom features a double sink, skylight and large shower

Many homeowners look for double sinks in a master bath suite. Fortunately, doubles sinks are not the only way to add convenience to your master bathroom. Vanity cabinets should always have drawers, and maintenance-free countertop materials are preferable. Any design should give consideration to the splash created from the sink onto adjacent walls.

Necessary Details in Master Bathroom Remodeling

A pedestal sink saves space in a small master bathroom

A pedestal sink saves space in a small master bathroom

When a homeowner decides it’s time for a master bathroom remodel, we understand the value of paying attention to every detail, from toilet placement to lighting. When it comes to a necessity like the toilet, placement is the key to a functional and attractive bathroom. Although the toilet’s location will be affected by the location of the existing waster stack, a smart design can ensure the toilet is as unobtrusive as possible. A master bathroom remodeling design may include a toilet screened by a low wall or a frosted glass panel. In a larger bathroom, a separate compartment for the toilet (known as a “water closet”) is a discrete and pleasing solution.

Lighting in Master Bathroom Remodeling

Large master bath renovation highlights unique soaking tub

Large master bath renovation highlights unique soaking tub

Lighting is critical in a new bathroom, and the proper lighting brings a sense of calm to a room that can sometimes be hectic. The use of natural lighting is key to a naturally beautiful bathroom design, and we try to utilize skylights and clerestory windows to gain natural light and retain privacy. Even when gaining natural light proves impossible, a smart lighting design can give a bathroom a much-needed light boost. Both down lights at the ceiling and ceiling-mounted light fixtures provide overhead light, and wall lighting should take the form of sconces.

Flooring in Master Bathroom Remodeling

Even a bathroom floor is an important design feature in a master bathroom remodel. The ideal bathroom floor, whether ceramic tile, porcelain tile or natural stone, can handle everyday spills and wet feet. Although electric or hot water radiant heated floors are an added expense, the luxurious feature ensures you’ll never have cold feet about your new bathroom again.

Wentworth is the company you need when it comes to your master bathroom remodel in Maryland, Virginia or Washington, DC. Remodeling a master bathroom requires a thoughtful design, and Wentworth, Inc. has worked on countless master bathroom remodeling projects in the Washington, DC area. If you’re tired of bumping arms with your spouse while brushing your teeth or have been thinking of updating your old master bathroom, we invite you to call us today.

“ I just wanted to tell you how happy we are with the work you designed and oversaw...We are so proud to show the kitchen and family room to friends and relatives, and love their reactions (gasps of awe and jealousy). Mike and Enio were amazing, working so hard -- every single day, beginning at 7am -- and paying such close attention to details I never would have noticed. They clearly treated this job as their "baby," not wanting to cut corners even if they could get away with it...They also were great about cleaning up; I am positive the garage is cleaner now than before this job started! ”

A.C., Bethesda, MD
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