Spa Bathroom on a Budget? Say What?

From on June 09, 2010 in Bathroom Remodel

Simple ideas to create your own spa retreat

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If your ideal vacation includes holing yourself up in a luxurious spa until the sun goes down, recent strides in bathroom renovations are sure to make you swoon. Of course, remodeling your master bath into a spa retreat like these will make going to work a bit of a challenge. Oh, well.

spa bathroom wall tiles#1—Wall Tiles. In order to recreate the look and feel of a spa, homeowners are paying more attention to their flooring. Large travertine tiles extended up onto the walls create that gorgeous marble look. Plus, they’re easy to clean.

spa bathroom heated flooring#2—Heated Flooring. Cold feet got you down? Heated tiles can cure that. This trend has taken the remodeling world by storm and has yet to wane in popularity. An insulated electric cable must be installed underneath the tile in order to keep your toes nice and toasty.

spa bathroom frosted glass#3—Privacy Glass. Master spas are also bringing a little privacy back into the bathroom by sanctioning off the toilet from the rest of the space. If creating a separate room is too great a challenge, you can always just add a partition or frosted glass.

spa bathroom luxury#4—Comfort Features. In order to bring the look and feel of luxurious comfort together, you may want to invest in a relaxing sound machine or a few lush plants. Bring in the things that help make you feel at ease, and you may never have to shell out big bucks for a spa retreat again.

spa bathroom privacyPhoto Credit: CoastalLiving, Marble4us, WebMD, RemodelingCenter, & Prasti24