That may be so, but Donna T. won’t be testing the theory anytime soon. Her recently renovated master bath is exactly what she wanted and she plans to enjoy it for years to come. We started by moving a wall and “stealing” 12 inches from the master bedroom. It’s amazing how far that 12 inches went. With the added space, we could re-locate the toilet. And by moving the toilet we could give Donna the longer vanity she craved. We were also able to add recessed shelving so toiletries could be neatly organized in baskets and bins. And to give the homeowner even more space in the bathroom, we used a sliding door between the bath and the master bedroom.


Most strikingly, we replaced the dated tub/shower combination with a beautiful new frameless glass walk-in shower. Donna wanted the tile to run all the way to the ceiling in the shower and that gives the space a clean, spa look. She was also particular about the shelving in the shower and actually gave us one of her shampoo bottles to make sure we got the height right. The recessed shower shelving keeps everything in its place. One other favorite feature of her new shower is the fan. “It’s so quiet,” says Donna, yet it gets rid of steam quickly and effectively.


New lighting over the vanity, new flooring and paint, and—voila!—the master bath of Donna’s dreams. Start to finish, the project took about three weeks and as far as Donna is concerned it was well worth it. She plans to be enjoying her new space for a long time.​

See what the Philadelphia Inquirer had to say about Donna’s project. We’re delighted that her bathroom renovation was featured in the February 8 issue which you can read right here. Hopefully, you’ll be inspired to make your dreamed-of changes as well. 

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