Ten "Can't Miss" Ideas for the Master Bath
Whether you're buying a new home or remodeling, here is a must-read before you get started. Find out what's going on in the master bath this year!
2013 Master Bath Idea #1 - Extra storage
- Floor-to-ceiling cabinets
- Open shelving
- Angled upper cabinets
- Wrap-around cabinets
2013 Master Bath Idea #2 - Oversized tub
Master bathrooms built in 2013 will include more oversized tubs - with many special requests for extended lengths as more men are enjoying pampering soaks.
A soaking tub is still a "can't live without" for many homebuyers.
2013 Master Bath Idea #3 - Expanded shower
While some 2013 master bath tubs are expanding in size, others are being replaced with oversized showers.
Custom home master bath showers will include specialty features such as tile benches, dual shower heads, and built in niches.
At Stanton Homes, we can enlarged or rearrange a master bathroom floor plan to accomodate an oversized shower.
2013 Master Bath Idea #4 - Premium tile selections
Master baths in 2013 new homes will include more premium tile selections such as marble and glass, as the homebuyers select luxuries they held off on over the past few years.
The custom home pictured here, a version of the Lowery, features a glass mosaic tub surround.
2013 Master Bath Idea #5 - Framed mirrors
While master baths will continue to features large mirrors with beveled edges, we anticipate more requests for framed mirror styles for a more contemporary feel.
The custom home pictured here, a version of the Carwile, includes wood framed mirros in espresso.
2013 Master Bath Idea #6 - Plant shelves AND
2013 Master Bath Idea #7 - Vaulted ceilings
Plant shelves and vaulted ceilings go hand-in-hand in 2013 custom home designs.
Plant shelves are a subtle way to add elegance and detail to any master bathroom.
And vaulted ceilings add greater dimension and depth.
2013 Master Bath Idea #8 - Heated floors
Heated flooring will continue to be a luxury add-on for 2013 master baths.
Heated flooring can make winter mornings more comfortable. While not as popular in mild North Carolina, heated floors will stay in high demand in colder climates.
2013 Master Bath Idea #9 - Arched openings and alcoves
2013 Master baths will include more upscale designed details, such as arched openings and alcoves.
The custom home pictured here, a version of the Summerlyn, features a rectangular tub with arched entrance and TWO arched alcoves, one on each end of teh tub. Lights are tucked into each alcove and above the tub.
2013 Master Bath Idea #10 - His and hers separate vanities
A "his-and-hers" master bathroom setup will continue to be popular in 2013 new homes.
While separate vanities can be integrated into one long countertop, even more popular is a separate countertop design.
Completely separate countertops, sinks, and storage give a true his-and-hers feeling.
The his-and-hers concept will also be used when designing two seperate master closets.
Watch video tours of recently completed Raleigh custom homes that include top ten master bath trends for 2013:
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