The Finish Line - Accessible Bathroom Addition Complete (Part 4 & Final)
Here we are....at the Finish Line. The Accessible Bathroom Addition is now a reality.
Do you remember the significance of this project? We were approached by this homeowner when she visited our Design Center. Every person interested in a remodeling project has a reason they need remodeling done - it's dated, it's not functioning properly, it's falling apart, it's not my style. For this homeowner, her existing bathroom was very, very small and definitely a challenge with the motorized chair that she uses for mobility (small like 5' x 7' size).
So we started the planning and landed on a great bathroom addition (10' x 10') that fits neatly off of the master bedroom (existing bathroom was off of the hallway). The "square" footprint fits the house aesthetically and also works well for turn around space in the middle with all bathroom features neatly spaced on outer walls. Features of this new space might be best highlighted in bullet form.
• Exterior bricked to match existing home with weeping mortar
• New Pella window allowing view to back yard garden from the inside and natural light into bedroom
• Recessed cultured marble shower base with almost zero threshold
• Cultured marble shower walls
• Hand held shower fixture with diverter, grab bar, & shampoo niche all located for easy access while sitting on bench
• Teak shower bench
• Painted vanity cabinetry (reduced height) with "pocket doors" in a sink base allowing for roll under access
• Glass accent tile backsplash at vanity
• Grab bar at toilet
• Linen closet with solid shelving at accessible height
• Custom trim to match all existing trim in the home
Often when talking handicap accessible bathrooms, people tend to think they have to be institutional looking. I think after watching this video you might think differently. Pretty, functional, and very accessible all in one. A satisfying project for all of us at DreamMaker and a game changer for this homeowner.
Hope you enjoy the video....