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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Perfect Bathroom Renovation Contractor

When it comes to making over your bathroom, it’s not just about choosing the right tiles, the perfect tub, or that dreamy shade of teal you’ve had your eye on. Arguably, the most crucial decision is picking a trustworthy bathroom renovation contractor. But how do you sift through the countless options out there? Well, pour…

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Transform Your Laundry Room: Innovative Renovation Ideas

Laundry rooms are often the unsung heroes of the home, tucked away and forgotten until it’s time to tackle the weekly mountain of washing. However, with thoughtful design and clever renovations, your laundry room can be transformed into a functional and stylish space that makes the mundane task of laundry a bit more enjoyable.

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The Silent Threat: How Bad Plumbing Can Lead to Mold in Your Home

In the vast ecosystem of a house, even the smallest of problems can snowball into larger issues if left unchecked. One of these issues, which homeowners often underestimate, is the connection between poor plumbing and the onset of mold. While a dripping faucet or a slight leak under the sink might seem benign, the implications of leaving…

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Embrace the Future: Unveiling the Latest Bathroom Tech and Gadgets

The bathroom is rapidly transforming from a utilitarian space to a technological haven, offering comfort, entertainment, and energy efficiency. If you are looking to upgrade your bathroom into a smart space, dive into this guide to discover the latest bathroom tech and gadgets that are setting trends in 2023.

Smart Showers

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Unveiling the Ideal Soaking Experience: A Guide to Bathtub Varieties

In recent years, bathrooms have evolved from being purely functional spaces to oases of luxury and relaxation. Central to this transformation is the humble bathtub, which now graces bathrooms in myriad forms, meeting different preferences, and budgets. Let us delve into the captivating world of bathtubs, understanding the diverse types available, their use cases, pricing dynamics, and…

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DIY Around the House: What You Can Do and When to Call a Specialist

Home maintenance can be a fulfilling and cost-effective endeavor for homeowners. The satisfaction of fixing a leaky faucet or repainting a room is unmatched. However, it’s essential to understand our limits to avoid causing more harm than good. Here’s a guide to help you determine which jobs you can tackle yourself and when it might be best…

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Bathroom Renovation Trends in Fall 2023

Ever walked into a bathroom and felt like you’ve traveled back in time? The peach tiles, the fuzzy toilet seat covers, remember those? Now, let’s dive into what’s currently making waves in bathroom design. Fall 2023 is ushering in fresh, innovative, and stunning trends for bathroom renovation!

Bathrooms have transitioned from being just…

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How Much Does a Kitchen Renovation Cost?

Conceptualizing a new kitchen can be a lot of fun. You may find yourself spending hours perusing through endless design ideas and imagining what your new kitchen space will look like. If you are considering a kitchen renovation, you’re probably wondering how much money you will need for your…

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5 Exciting Basement Bar Ideas to Try

Having a basement bar is one of the most enjoyable ways you can utilize your basement space. Not only can the basement bar become a haven in your home where you unwind and relax, it can also be the perfect space for entertaining friends and family. How you design…

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Should I Convert my Tub to a Shower?

Nothing transforms a bathroom space like replacing a tub with a walk-in shower. Typically, two-in-one shower and tubs are what we see in bathrooms these days, as it’s a great way to provide bathing options in limited space. That said, there are both pros and cons associated with replacing…

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Best Cabinet Materials for Kitchen Renovations

You want your kitchen to look stunning. Not only will the right kitchen cabinets achieve this, but it will also increase the value of your home. When choosing the right design there are a number of factors to take into consideration including the look you want, the size of…

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Save on Your Bathroom Renovation in Ottawa

Useful Tips: How to Save on Your Bathroom Renovation in Ottawa

Many of us dream of the perfect home, the perfect space, the perfect bathroom. Saving your hard-earned money for a bathroom renovation is a happy thought. But in the words of Willie Nelson, “We create our own unhappiness.” This blog post is not about music or the art of happiness, but it is…

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Best Finishes for Your Kitchen Cabinets

Are you tired of the way your kitchen cabinets look? You can upgrade your old kitchen cabinets without having to replace them. Adding a new finish can change the entire look of your kitchen. There are plenty of cabinet finishes to choose from. Whether you’re updating your old cabinets…

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Top 5 Ideas for a Basement Gym

Having a gym in your basement is one of the most convenient ways to achieve your fitness goals. With more and more people choosing to complete activities from the comfort of their own home, it makes perfect sense to utilize your basement space for something as rewarding as a…

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How Much Does It Cost to Finish Your Basement?

Finishing a basement is a great way to improve the look and value of your home. One of the first things you want to consider before you start is how much does it cost to finish a basement. Depending on the design and functionality you want, the average cost…

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How to Make a Bathroom Handicap Accessible

Your personal or family circumstances can change in an instant, requiring you to make adjustments to your living space to make it more accessible. This includes the bathroom, which can often be difficult to navigate when dealing with mobility issues. By making a few simple renovations, you can create…

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Starting from scratch: Another completed basement bathroom renovation

Starting from Scratch: Another Completed Basement Bathroom Renovation

As you can see from the before and after photos, this basement bathroom installation started with pretty much a clean slate. The basement had a plumbing stub out, which is different from the plumbing rough-in. Usually, when a builder leaves plumbing in the basement it’s a stub out, which means the plumbing comes…

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Stunning Bathroom Renovation in Ottawa - Miracle Dream Homes

Showcasing a Stunning Bathroom Renovation in Ottawa by Miracle Dream Homes

We are very happy to report the completion of another 3-piece bathroom renovation in an Ottawa south home. 

Though it’s a very typical bathroom renovation project and 3-piece bathrooms are very common in modern construction, the project turned out to be quite a nice looking bathroom. It’s not a big bathroom, but it’s very cozy and clean and the client loved the way it turned…

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How Can I Add Storage to My Small Bathroom?

How Can I Add Storage to My Small Bathroom?

Is it possible to add some storage to a small bathroom or is it a contradiction in terms? In this short article, we will address how to maximize the storage in a small size bathroom and what one can expect as far as functional storage capacity during bathroom renovations in Ottawa.  

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Is a shower better than a tub in my small bathroom?

Is A Shower Better than a Tub in My Small Bathroom?

Often homeowners wonder if they should have a bathtub or a shower in their bathroom. In small bathrooms, it’s a very relevant question, but there’s no definitive answer. You need to think about the space you have available and what’s best for your family’s needs. Here are some pointers about what to consider during bathroom installations in Ottawa when choosing…

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What Colour Should I Use To Make My Small Bathroom Look Bigger

What Colour Should I Use to Make My Small Bathroom Look Bigger?

Are you renovating your bathroom or a small powder room? Wondering what colour you should choose to paint the walls and the ceiling? Colour is a rather simple question that can often lead to a lot of confusion and worry. Here are some suggestions from bathroom contractors in Ottawa that will make the daunting task of…

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What tile size should I use to make my small bathroom look bigger

What tile size should I use to make my small bathroom look bigger?

The question about bathroom tile and the best size and shape is probably one of the most commonly asked questions about renovating a small bathroom. There are several important aspects that this question opens up and we will address them one at a time in this blog.  

Trends in Bathroom Tile Size  

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How Can I Make My Small Bathroom in Ottawa Look Better?

How Can I Make My Ottawa Home’s Small Bathroom Look Better?

A small bathroom doesn’t have to appear small. Make your small bathroom appear visually bigger by simply keeping it as airy and open as possible. Light colours with a white ceiling and white trim trick the eye to think the space is larger. Experienced bathroom contractors in Ottawa have the creative design skills to give you…

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Renovating a Small Bathroom –FAQ

Renovating a Small Bathroom – Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make my small bathroom look better?

Make your small bathroom appear larger by keeping it open and airy, free of clutter. Use light colors on the walls. Bring natural light into the space or use LEDs to light it up. Install vanities, cabinets and sinks that suit the size of your…

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