Q: What types of choices are typically made by buyers for the primary bathroom in a newly built home? Is it just the tiles or do they also choose fixtures and more?
Spicher: Primary bathrooms now rival the kitchen as the most personalized space in the home. Some buyers even prefer to start with their owner’s suite bath design over the kitchen. Today’s homeowners are looking beyond simple tile. They also want personal choices when it comes to cabinets, hardware, countertops, wall tiles, lighting and mirrors. Probably the most interesting choice is between a free-standing tub, large walk-in shower or in some cases, both. These options create even more choices when it comes to shower and/or tub surrounds, shower floors and innovative plumbing fixtures.
Q: Where do you recommend someone start with a bathroom design — the color scheme, the shower or tub, the vanity or some other choice?
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