“Remodel Tips” Category

Bathroom Remodels Most Requested


Our last post featured the  top 3 things people can’t wait to replace in their bathrooms. Now, we want to share what the most requested items are! 1. Greys & natural tones The most common color palette for bathroom remodels is greys and natural tones. People are looking for a calm and serene space and these tones really help accomplish that. 2. Pedestal Tubs & Curbless Showers Rather than the traditional shower and tub duo people are opting for pedestal tubs and the curbless shower. 3. Tile & Heated Floors In the cold winters of the Pacific Northwest heated bathroom… Continue Reading →


March 18th, 2015 by Renewal Remodels Writer in Remodel Tips

“Please take my…” The top 3 Things People want out of their Bathroom


Working with people to create their ideal bathroom we often hear a great deal of excitement from home owners about replacing features of their current bathrooms. Here are the top three things people can’t wait to replace… 1. Vinyl Flooring While it’s inexpensive and fairly easy to clean most people are ready to upgrade to tile flooring in their bathroom. 2. Corner Tubs The corner or platform tub is a standard architectural feature in homes, but the most current design trend is for a free standing or pedestal tub. 3. Carpeting I think we all can understand why people would… Continue Reading →


February 25th, 2015 by Renewal Remodels Writer in Remodel Tips

3 Reasons to Install A Curbless Shower


An easy way to update a bathroom during a remodel is to install a curbless or barrier free shower. We recommend these often to home owners for the following reasons… 1.     Doesn’t require structural modificiations to install so it can be used in your current home 2.     Meets ADA requirements for customers needing a smooth transition without a curb 3.     It gives a contemporary and custom look At Renewal we prefer to use the Tuff Form Shower Base by Arc. Here are some examples from around the Pacific Northwest…


January 28th, 2015 by Renewal Remodels Writer in Remodel Tips

3 Ways To Decorate Your Home for the Superbowl…


Here in Seattle “Seahawks Fever” is in full force. For a city that has had a significant sports struggle and no longer has an NBA team the Seahawks back-to-back superbowl appearances has been a real source of pride. So in the spirit of the Seahawks and the spirit of the Superbowl we thought we would give you a few ideas for showing your Hawks Pride in your home. LEVEL ONE Perfect for the casual sports fan or the bandwagoner… pull some blue and green elements together showing pride for the team colors. Can be used again in a different context… Continue Reading →


January 21st, 2015 by Renewal Remodels Writer in Remodel Tips

Welcome 2015!


In honor of the New Year we wanted to share with you the 2015 Pantone Color of the year! Introducing… MARSALA!                               Each year the lovely people at Pantone choose a color for the year. Why does that matter? Because believe it  or not their choice will subtly influence fashion, home decor, beauty products and event planning for the year ahead. If you keep your eyes open you will start to see it pop up as the stylish color choice. Here is some inspiration for how… Continue Reading →


December 31st, 2014 by Renewal Remodels Writer in Remodel Tips

So you say you’re an “expert”?


Yes, we started our own business. Yes, we have learned a great deal from 18 years in the remodeling business. But more than just experience, we want you to know why we claim to be experts. The NAHB (National Association of Homebuilders) is the largest nationwide professional organization for homebuilders and remodelers. Through the NAHB an individual can obtain designations and certificates verifying their skill and expertise. Both George, the owner and Troy, our general manager have earned the CGR (Certified Gradutate Remodeler) title.   Which means according to the NAHB they: 1) Have meet nationally definied criteria for experience… Continue Reading →


November 26th, 2014 by Renewal Remodels Writer in Remodel Tips