5 Bathroom Renovations to Enjoy a Deluxe Spa Treatment at Home
Steam showers, heated floors, and natural materials are a bathroom remodel recipe for luxury.
Before: Bulky BathBefore Photo, original photo on Houzz
This bathtub, spanning more than seven feet long, was only used once. Instead of bubbles, it was filled with balls and repurposed as a ball pit for the homeowners' two daughters.
After: Bathed in BlissMegan Meyers Interiors, original photo on Houzz
This cast-iron clawfoot tub was a dream come true for the wife. Heated floors make the transition from tub to tile significantly less dreadful. A European heated towel bar (not pictured) was the cherry on top of this bathroom remodel.
Before: Stale and SeparateBefore Photo, original photo on Houzz
A couple of empty nesters had updated their home room by room. Finally, it was time to tackle the bathroom.
After: Sustainable SpaPaulina Ochoa, original photo on Houzz
The environment is important to this Canadian couple, so they opted for eco-friendly enhancements to the walls, energy-efficient windows, and LED lighting. The steam shower, heated towel rack, and teak-toned furniture create a spa experience without going overboard.
After: Au NaturalePhillip Ellis, original photo on Houzz
A tall window, integrated LEDs, and white pebble tile really brighten the bathroom. The ledgestone shower is lit up by what designer Trish Herson calls "grazing light," which gives its texture a warm and welcoming glow. The choice of materials gives this spa a sense of the great outdoors.
Before: An '80s Kind of AwkwardBefore Photo, original photo on Houzz
This classic 1980s bathroom was divided by doors. A carpeted vanity entry was separated from a small bathroom, which was even smaller than necessary thanks to a cramped closet. Fortunately for this Florida bathroom, its homeowners won a $50,000 Dream Bathroom Sweepstakes Presented by Lowe's and Houzz.
After: Wide, Open SpacesAOFOTOS.com, original photo on Houzz
A new layout made way for both homeowners to have their own storage and space. The rain showerhead took this bathroom remodel from standard to spa-like. The river-rock pattern in the shower tones down the sometimes sterile look of white tile. Dimmable lighting was a bonus.
After: ...To LuxeDanenberg Design, original photo on Houzz
The result was an Asian fusion of modern design. Bamboo reeds were reimagined into a stainless-steel ceiling installation. The oval-shaped tub may rightly remind you of a Japanese ofuro (soaking tub). Decorative details such as the orchids and privacy screen also play into the Asian aesthetic.