Should You Add a Bathroom to Your House? The Costs and Resale Value, Revealed

If you’re thinking of adding a bathroom to your house, you’re probably wondering whether it’s worth the time and effort. After all, if your entire family’s crammed in one bathroom or otherwise waiting to use the loo, an additional bathroom could ease tensions around the home and (not to be dramatic, but let’s be honest) change your life!

On the other hand, a bathroom renovation will cost a lot. Will it translate into extra value when it comes time to sell your home?

All good questions. Allow us to explain.

How much does adding a bathroom cost?

According to Remodeling magazine’s Cost vs. Value report, a midrange bathroom addition will cost an average of $49,596. An upscale bathroom addition—one with more bells and whistles—will run $91,287.


But the price of a bathroom addition will vary greatly based on where you live and what you want done. Adding a full bath

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Working From Home? Here’s How To Better Integrate Your Professional And Personal Self

Jennifer Wines, Vice President at Fidelity Private Wealth Management

The acceleration of the work-from-home culture over the past few months has required lots of logistical and emotional gymnastics. Seemingly overnight, we invited our corporate computers into our homes. Many corporate employees, including myself, rearranged their homes and routines to transition to this different mode of working and living. Further, the accelerated adoption of remote work has affected many industries, including my own — finance, an industry traditionally known for its formality and rigid structure.

After a few months of sorting out our new work-from-home routines, we discovered that productivity can in fact happen from the comfort of our homes (some more comfortable than others). Now, with this foundational realization in place, we have a golden opportunity to pivot our attention to a more meaningful challenge, and that is the fuller integration of our professional and personal selves. This

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STOCKROOM Supplies The Latest Trendy and Classic Pieces of Furniture To Increase the Attractiveness of Domestic and Business Arenas – Press Release

Get some fantastic designer furniture for affordable prices at STOCKROOM. They have a huge range of products with some unique and original designs from some of the industry’s leading designers.

STOCKROOM provides the best quality of furniture at lower rates than the original price. Be it a dining room, outdoor space, or office; clients are sure to find everything they want within their budget from well-known brands. This store gives a variety of furnishing from which customers can choose the best product. They cater to all kinds of tastes, whether a user wants some traditional pieces to give the air of old-world finery to the house or state of the art modern furnishing and accessories that would edge out the room, making it look chic and contemporary. Or if they want to mix and match, they can find the perfect items here, which they can put together to create a

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10 Holiday Decorating Tips From Netflix Reality Guru Mr. Christmas

There is no question that this holiday season looks very different than seasons past. What is supposed to be the happiest time of the year is fraught with a second surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a divisive presidential election. Financial and emotional hardships are plaguing many, but if the challenges of 2020 have taught us anything, it’s the importance of family and friendships.

This is where Benjamin Bradley, aka Mr. Christmas, a veteran in the interior design industry, comes in to help us save the holiday spirit with his new four-part Netflix
NFLX
reality series Holiday Home Makeover with Mr. Christmas. Starting on November 18, you can kick off the holiday season right and get step-by-step DIY tips

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The Best Bathroom Products For Your Next Renovation

The pandemic is forcing us to spend more time within our homes, and for many, that comes with revamping already-existing spaces into the best they can be.

Whether you’ve recently purchased a primary or vacation home, or are planning on renovating your interiors, we’ve rounded up the best luxury bathroom amenities to take any bathroom to the next level. Even one of these easy swaps (like a showerhead or faucet) can easily transform your bathroom into a stunning personal sanctuary.

GROHE Rainshower 310 SmartConnect 12” Square Showerhead

There’s no reason why even the most mundane, everyday activities can’t be purely indulgent. GROHE’s Rainshower 310 SmartConnect Showerheads mimic a luxury hotel-style shower, only you can control it via a remote. The showerhead can be easily attached to any existing shower (no construction necessary) and comes in two shapes: round and square. The

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Upgrade your bathroom with these 6 easy, DIY projects

When budget matters, do-it-yourself bathroom upgrades can be a simple, low-cost way to dramatically improve your bathroom’s appeal. Here are six projects that you can do on your own without hiring a contractor or buying expensive equipment.

1. Install a plug-in towel warmer
  • Cost: About $60 (basic) to $700 (high-end).
  • Difficulty: Moderate.

A fluffy warm towel after showering is delightful, and with today’s plug-in towel warmers, you don’t need electrical skills to install one yourself. These warmers plug into your existing outlet, so all you’ll need is a drill, stud finder and a level to attach these fixtures to your wall.

With a huge choice of designs, materials and features, prices for towel warmers vary widely. While you can pay hundreds for a high-end plug-in towel warmer, more basic models go for as little as $60. Those with temperature controls and timers tend to fall on the more expensive side.

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10 FANTASTIC Soviet paper architecture projects (PICS)

Paper architecture emerged at the turn of the 1970s/1980s as a conceptual movement of young architects and designers who didn’t want to become part of the Soviet architectural mainstream and created their own parallel reality. It could be found in magazine articles, competition projects and at exhibitions.

The paper architects boldly combined different styles and eras, looked to the past for images of the ideal city and extrapolated them to the world of the future. None of their ideas could seriously be expected to become reality, but many of the issues they raised were later to prove fundamental for urban planning all over the world. Some of them remain so to this day. Russia Beyond has put together ten of the most striking examples of Soviet paper architecture.

1. “New Element of Settlement”

Architects: Alexander Gutnov, Andrei Baburov, Ilya Lezhava and others

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