When we moved across the country a little over three years ago, one of the first things we noticed out here in Arizona is that bathroom quality was, well, lacking.
It seems that whether you buy a home for $200K, $500K, or near a million, you receive the same…
and brass bathroom. Well, if you are lucky, you may get chrome.
Our current home is not our end all be all home so for three years we have, well, strongly disliked our bathrooms. Since the housing market is not making an upswing in the near future we decided to enjoy it while we are here.
First up is our guest bathroom remodel. Why the guest bath? Well, two reasons. First being that we have a lot of guests and we wanted them to be comfortable. And our guests are often our parents. It is no secret that they are not getting any younger and we really worried about them slipping on the narrow tub. Redoing the guest bathroom also allowed us to learn a bit of the process before redoing our master bath in the near future.
We decided to have Arizona Stone Gallery remodel our bathrooms for us. We find their work and products to be the perfect quality for our needs at a reasonable price point. And after years of doing product reviews and working with brands through social media, I have learned to really value good people who are good at what they do.
And Danny, the owner of Arizona Stone Gallery, is just that. He is a good guy – plain and simple. He knows his stuff and made us feel welcome throughout the entire design process. He is knowledgeable and straight forward; he listened to our opinions but also shared his constructive feedback in an easy way.
So today began Day 1 of our guest bathroom remodel with Arizona Stone Gallery.
Here is what she looked like before…
See what I mean by white… 🙂
The first task today was to take off our old vanity counter and replace it with the granite we chose.And…
Here is an after picture with the granite installed. Danny recommended this color for us and said it would really play nicely with the cabinet and new shower.
One thing that really stood out to me today was how clean everyone was in their work and the care they took for our home. They covered the pathway and took small loads out to not risk dropping anything.
After the vanity was on, they began demolition of the shower.
Followed by tearing out the tile…I was so pleased with how quiet the work was today and honestly how fast it went. The kids came to check out how things looked at the end of the day and I think Princess A summed it up best…
“Whoa! What happened to our tub?”Day one = done. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s update.