Tub-less Bathrooms Trending

Master baths top most homeowners? lists and four in ten will be skipping the tub, according to a Houzz Bathroom Remodeling Survey. Additional findings include:

*New light sources are key: Nearly half of respondents are adding a window, four in ten are adding a lighted vanity, and one in ten are adding a skylight. Seven percent are even spicing up the shower with LED lights in their showerhead.
* High-efficiency toilets dominate: Overwhelmingly, new toilets will be high efficiency and more than one quarter of younger homeowners are choosing tankless and wall mounted options.
* Double sinks on the rise: More than half of homeowners will have double sinks in their master bathroom.
* Showers stay glassy: Glass shower enclosures are the clear choice with frameless glass topping the list for master baths. Shower curtains are banned from most masters but remain popular for other full baths.
* Rain showers skew younger: When it comes to showerheads, homeowners under 45 are more likely to choose rain and multiple showerheads in the master bath while those 55 and older prefer hand showers and sliding bars.
*It?s all about the upgrades: Upgrading fixtures and features is key to bathroom remodels with nearly half of respondents citing this as a motivator for their remodel. Other reasons include making the space more functional, increasing home value, addressing changing lifestyle or family needs and improving organization and storage.
*Unique features adorn powder rooms: While wallpaper is out in most bathrooms, homeowners are eight times more likely to use it in their powder room. Hardwood is four times more likely in the powder room, often extending from an entry or great room. Other features more common in this bathroom are pedestal sinks and furniture-like cabinets. (Source- Houzz.com)

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