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Bathroom Remodeling Tips to Add Interest and Value to Your Home

Check those ceilings before your bathroom remodeling plans are set in stone!

You’ve probably heard the old saying that kitchens and bathrooms sell homes. Well, there is some truth to this one – especially when you’re in the high-end market. Buyers are looking for bathrooms unlike any they’ve ever seen. We’re talking about some legitimately awe-inspiring stuff here.

There are a lot of things to consider when you’re planning a bathroom remodel. You have tubs, sinks and tile to pick out in addition to figuring out where everything will go. But, there’s one thing that people often overlook. They’re too busy looking down that they miss the one area that can add value and interest to the room: the ceiling!

When most people start bathroom remodeling projects for a luxury home, they immediately start picking out the most expensive fixtures they can find. And although style and quality are important factors in the overall look and feel of the room, they aren’t everything. So, don’t be like most people. In order to make your bathroom stand out from the rest, look beyond what can be found in the kitchen and bath showrooms. Specifically, take a good hard look at that space above the bathtub. It’s just crying out for some character. Here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing for your next bathroom remodeling project.

Barrel Vaulted Ceiling In Bathtub Alcove

Barrel Vaulted Ceiling In Bathtub Alcove

Were you thinking of just sitting that bathtub against an ordinary wall? Well, thank goodness you’ve found us. The barrel vault shown below was installed by one of our skilled builders, and it should offer some inspiration. This design works especially well for those bathroom remodeling projects that are short on space. Just because a bathroom is small doesn’t mean it can’t be fabulous. Here, the bathtub was recessed into the wall in its very own little alcove, which was accented with recessed lighting, custom artwork and mosaic tile.

Barrel Ceiling Over A Shower Tub In The Bathroom

When building your home it is important to have small architectural details to help give your home some character. A great way to bring a little character to a space is to add a barrel ceiling. Barrel Ceilings are great because they can be subtle or they can be extreme.

The bathroom is one place that gets overlooked and it can quickly become generic from home to home. By simply placing a barrel vault over the Shower / Tub, you can create a little character making your bathroom look custom and one of a kind.

Barrel Ceiling over Shower & Tub

Bathroom Barrel Vaulted Ceiling

Barrel Vaulted Ceiling Spans Entire Bathroom

Barrel vaults are an excellent decorative ceiling option for any master bathroom. Barrel ceilings don’t have to be small or accent just one spot in the room. Whether the room is large or small, a barrel vaulted ceiling will really open up the space, making seem lighter and feel more spacious. Just see what it does for this bathroom pictured above.

Barrel Vaults Offer Versatility For Your Bathroom Ceilings

The barrel vault can either span the whole width of the room or it can be boxed out to a smaller width in the center of the room. Both applications create a different look and feel. Take a look below at a barrel vault ceiling spanning the entire master bathroom and one that was placed in a boxed in setting.

Barrel Ceilings In Master Bathroom

Versatile Barrel Vaults For Your Bathroom

Domed Ceiling With Pillars For An Exquisite Look

Domed Ceiling With Pillars For An Exquisite Bathroom Look

When your bathroom remodeling project calls for something grandiose, maybe you’ll want to consider a dome ceiling with tiled pillars. This is another example of the level of work that can be done by one of our skilled builders. And it’s definitely not something you’ll see in every home. Imagine transforming your bathroom into your very own Turkish Bath! Your personal oasis straight out of the Ottoman Empire is sure to be the talk of the neighborhood. 

Master Bathroom Groin Vaulted Ceiling

Master Bathroom Groin Vaulted Ceiling

Bathe in style! Just because your bathroom remodeling plans call for something extraordinary doesn’t mean that it can’t be subtle. This groin vault, which is again strategically placed over the tub, is subtle yet extremely elegant. You can see how it creates a sense of privacy, as if the bathtub is sitting in its very own private oasis. Tell me that is not serenity!

Groin vaults are great for any master bathroom because they can easily be added over the tub, placed in the center of the room, or made to fit the entire bath room. So the next time your get ready for a night on the town, do it with some style with the Archways & Ceilings groin vault kit.

Barrel Vault Ceiling Over The Bathroom Vanity

Barrel Vault Ceiling Over The Bathroom Vanity

Tired of your standard bath room vanity? Well, a great way to enhance the vanities in a home is to add a simple barrel ceiling over them. By adding this feature to your home, it will help bring a custom feel to the home. Not to mention make the vanity more inviting and appealing.

Flat Arch For Bathtub Alcove

Flat Arch Over Bathroom Tub Alcove

Not only can you add some design flair to your bathroom by adding a decorative ceiling, you can further enhance the space with a unique archway or wall design. This is especially helpful when you've got bathtub alcoves or sitting areas that you want to personalize. In the picture above, one of our amazing builders installed a flat arch over a bathtub alcove creating a nice intimate bathing experience. 

Archways & Ceilings Makes Bathroom Remodeling Fun Again

Now that you’ve reviewed a few ideas, you’re probably bursting with bathroom remodeling ideas for your home. It’s okay to want the best of the best in tile and fixtures, but I think you’ll agree that the remodel doesn’t have to end there. Broaden your horizons to include unique ceiling designs and transform your home into the neighborhood’s most sought-after investment.

If you need some help with choosing what kind of ceiling or archway is best suited for your bathroom construction project, don't hesitate to contact us! We're happy to help get your project going!

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