August 15, 2017
Reclaiming Your 1970s Bathroom
Taking the “groovy” out of disco era bathrooms is always a particularly satisfying project for our team. Of course, we don’t want to discriminate; there are lots of ugly bathrooms out there. But, for the sheer “Wow” factor, our circa 1970s bathroom remodels almost always win the day.
If you have bought (or inherited) a bathroom that hasn’t been updated in decades, you’ve probably got quite a few things you want to change.
Here are some common steps you can take to bring a 1970s bathroom into this century:
–Whatever made anyone think carpet in the bathroom was a good idea? We always recommend removing bathroom carpet (find out what’s lurking underneath) and replace it with new (maybe even heated) flooring.
–From pea green bathtubs to harvest gold fixtures – say goodbye to the crazy collection of colors that exploded in the 1970s.
–Speaking of color – it’s a bathroom, not a cave. Ditch the paneling, and get rid of the wallpaper of metallic foil, geometric patterns or giant flowers.
–Say goodbye to the brass fixtures and trim.
–Replace those Formica counter tops
–Get rid of the acrylic “marble” vanity tops and install a modern vanity
–Bad lighting – those hanging, swag lamps and fluorescent panels have got to go.
Affordable Bathroom Remodeling
Of course, updating older bathrooms doesn’t mean you have to gut everything in the room. At Home Town Restyling, we can update most bathrooms without major structural updates or plumbing changes in just a few days and without breaking the bank.
Our Bath Planet products include:
-Acrylic baths and shower systems
-Grab bars, curved shower rods, shower doors and accessories
At Home Town Restyling, we have options for every budget and situation. Depending on your needs, we have experienced crews who will give you a full-on bathroom remodel, gutting the entire space, rearranging plumbing and electrical, replacing cabinetry and fixtures, and adding custom finishes. On the other hand, if you want something quicker and less expensive, we also have bathroom solutions that transform existing bathrooms into new, easy to clean, functional spaces within just a few days, at a fraction of the cost of major bathroom remodels.
If there is a bathroom remodeling project in your future, Home Town Restyling can help you start planning for the project before you ever leave home. Download our free Bathroom Remodeling Guide and start planning like a pro.