Bathroom design: How to Make Your Bathroom Look Bigger

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

May 10, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Bigger Bathroom.pngDoes your bathroom look small or tight? Do you wish you could make it at least appear larger than it is? Well here are some ideas that may help you as you consider what to do with your bathroom.

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Topics: Bathroom Design

The Basic Rules of Bathroom Design

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Apr 28, 2016 4:00:00 PM

brakur_basic_rules_bathroom_design.jpgWhen remodeling your Chicagoland bathroom or adding an additional bathroom to your home there are some basic rules and guidelines you will want to follow. The most recent guidelines put out by the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) were created based on research of lifestyle, design trends, and building code requirements. When following these guidelines it will help you to achieve a bathroom that is both functional and safe for all who use it.

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Topics: Custom Bathroom Remodel, Bathroom Design, Bathroom Design Rules

Adding Texture to Your Custom Chicagoland Bathroom

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Jun 24, 2015 3:30:00 PM

Brakur_Bathroom_textureAs the use and style of bathrooms has changed so has the overall look.  Bathrooms are more than just a place to shower and get ready in the morning.  In many homes they resemble a living room and have become a retreat.  Where they  used to be sterile and cold, today they are warm and welcoming.  Just like many kitchens today they reflect the personality and style of the homeowner.  

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Topics: Bathroom Remodeling, Bathroom Design, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Custom Chicagoland Bathroom

5 Tips to Designing a Low Maintenance Bathroom

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jun 11, 2015 2:30:00 PM

brakur_-_low_maintenance_bathroomIf you ask most homeowners, cleaning a bathroom most likely is not at the top of their list of things they enjoy doing.  However most of them will agree there is nothing better than a sparkling clean bathroom. Especially with today’s bathrooms many of them have become a retreat.  It’s not uncommon to see living room touches added to the bathrooms.  So the question is how do you get a bathroom that is clutter free and easy to maintain and clean?  We have helped design a few bathrooms over the years and we thought we would share our top 5 tips for a lower maintenance bathroom.

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Topics: Design Trends, Bathroom Design, Custom Cabinetry

Which Bathroom Design Trends Will be Big in 2015?

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 16, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Brakur_Bathroom_Trends_2015It’s the beginning of the year and many of us are planning those home improvement projects and deciding which ones we want to do first. With every home improvement project everyone seems to have their opinion on what you should do or what needs to happen. As you look at different bathroom design trends or fads sometimes it is hard to know which trends are fads and those that are going to be around for a while.

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Topics: Design Trends, Bathroom Remodeling, Chicago Area, Bathroom Design

Designing a Bathroom with Kids in Mind

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Dec 30, 2014 4:30:00 PM

Brakur-_Kid_Friendly_BathroomNext to the kitchen the bathroom is the one of the busiest rooms in the house. Having a well-designed bathroom can either help or hinder the overall function of your home. You can have the cutest well- decorated bathroom with the perfect theme for your kids, but if you don’t take the time to consider a few things when designing it, that is all it will be; a perfectly decorated room that does not meet the needs of your family.

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Topics: Bathroom Remodeling, Chicagoland, Families with Children, Bathroom Design

Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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