Luxury Bathtub Options

The beauty of any room is in its unique details. This is never more true than when designing the perfect master bathroom. From floor to ceiling, the master bath should provide function, style and ambience. It used to be that components of bathrooms were fairly straightforward—simple his and hers sinks, framed shower enclosures and traditional inset tubs. Like we covered in a recent post, “Features of a Luxury Master Bath,” homeowners today have new and exciting design options available to them.  In this post we will focus on a few types of luxury bathtubs that fit a variety of design schemes. (more…)

Features of a Luxury Master Bath

We believe that the master bathroom should be one of the most relaxing rooms in a home. As it is often the first place a person visits when they wake up in the morning and the last place they visit before they go to bed, the master bath needs to be supremely functional and comfortable. By adding certain design elements to the bathroom, you can turn it into a luxurious haven. (more…)

Healthy Home Building & Remodeling

These days it seems like everyone is seeking to purify their lives and their environments. We prefer foods without GMOs (genetically modified organisms), drive energy efficient vehicles, and pay attention to the chemicals that are in our toiletries and household cleaners. These considerations even come into play when building or remodeling a home, as many homeowners want to make sure that the building materials they choose are healthier for their families and the environment. Flooring and paint are materials that are of particular concern to homeowners right now. Here are a few suggestions to help you make healthy selections. (more…)

Pros and Cons of Popular Shower Enclosures

A uniquely designed, luxurious shower has the potential to be the focal point of a master bathroom. One crucial aspect of creating the desired effect is choosing the right shower enclosure (or none at all). Gone are the days of the ubiquitous shower curtain or brass-framed glass shower door. Now, people who are building a new home or just remodeling an existing bathroom have a variety of stylish shower enclosure options available to them. From the minimalist to the more artfully involved, consider these choices. (more…)

Bathroom Remodeling Beyond the Expected

Remodeling a bathroom or designing one for a new home can be overwhelming. With the ever-present idea flow from home improvement inspiration sites like Houzz and Pinterest, a homeowner may not know where to start when it comes to designing a unique, beautiful bath. The bathroom remodeling professionals at Robinson Builders like to help homeowners think outside of the box and make bold choices in order to create a bath that fits their personal style. Consider these ideas for unconventional design touches. (more…)

File This One Away for Later….An Antique Filing Cabinet as a Powder Room Vanity.

Have you ever come upon an old piece of furniture, whether in a consignment store, on the side of the road or perhaps in your own attic, that seemed interesting and useful, though perhaps not for its original purpose? “Upcycling,” or repurposing, these sorts of items is all the rage for the DIYers in our midst, and the team here at Robinson Builders may or may not have caught the bug. We found this beautiful antique filing cabinet but weren’t completely sure what to do with it. Pretty soon, genius struck and we realized that the cabinet would make a perfect vanity for the powder home in one of our newest home construction projects. (more…)