how to remodel a bathroom

How to Remodel a Bathroom – The Five Steps

Hello and welcome back to another entry here at the American Bath Remodeling, Inc. blog!

It may have been a minute since our last entries, but that is for good reason. Simply put, we’ve been hard at work remodeling bathroom all across the country.  Things have been going great and clients everywhere have been delighted by the one-stop-shop remodeling experienced offered by Ambath.

Alright, well, enough tooting our own horn let’s get down to brass tacks. This time on the blog, we wanted to give you, the readers, in broad strokes, the 5 basics stages of how to remodel a bathroom. Ready? Let’s go!


Remodeling A Bathroom – The Five Steps

First, a quick note. Not every step is required, every time. The requirements of every job are different. A quick overview can give you a general idea of what to expect during a bathroom remodel.


Alright, hold on to your horses, don’t get the boots and gloves on just yet! You know that old saying “measure twice, cut once?” While that saying might specifically be about carpentry, the heart of it applies to everything craftsmen do. It’s about planning and being certain, before you take any action at all.

So, when it comes to bathroom remodeling, planning is the first step. Before demo, before replacing fixtures you got to have a plan. Take a look at the bathroom. What needs to happen? What would you like to happen? Have an idea? Now you need to turn it into a plan. Great that’s a start! Now if this was a DIY piece the planning would be much more thorough but if you’re working with contractors like us we can move to the next step.


This is where we get down to it and do any perform of mechanical step necessary in the remodeling. Things like moving water lines, or handling lighting wiring, are process that fit neatly under the engineering umbrella.  Luckily when it comes to bathroom remodeling we don’t have to do much ‘engineering.’ We know how plumbing and wiring work and since these bathrooms aren’t being created from scratch, but remodeled, the structure is usually in place to support them, unless…

Structural Repair

Structural repair can be a big one! Bathrooms can be a source for a lot of water damage in a building, for obvious reasons. When it comes time to do a remodel it might be specifically because there is water damage that needs addressing. So, address it!. A remodel isn’t just to slap a coat of paint on it and call it good! We want to make sure that all of our efforts are served by each other in kind, creating a long-lasting, reliable bathroom remodel.


Rebuilding is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Now that the new pieces are in place where you want them, the plumbing routed through correctly, or the shower in the tub’s place, that sort of thing. Now we can put it all back together again, putting in the new drywall, the tiles flooring, etc. If the planning process determines what pieces of the puzzle we need, and the engineering/repairing steps are getting the pieces available, rebuilding is where we put the whole thing together.


Finishes are those last touches to make sure everything is just right. The new cabinet or faucet handles. The lighting fixture that looks just so. The hardware that holds up the shower curtain. These small touches go a huge way to creating a beautiful new bathroom for your guests, renters, etc. to love the space. And if they love the space, they’re going to be happy customers, and aren’t those just so much easier to work with?

Now, you can see how not every process needs to be done in each remodel. You’d hope your home or building doesn’t need any structural repair, but if necessary it is one of the common steps under the larger ‘remodelling’ umbrella. Any tried and true remodeling business will know their way around each of these steps.

Well, with all that said… looking to remodel? If you are looking to work with the best in the business when it comes to bathroom remodeling, specifically on a large scale such as in the hospitality industry or at universities, you know who to call. We look forward to hearing from you.

What to Update During a Commercial Bathtub Remodel Part 2

Commercial Bathroom RemodelPreviously we compiled a list of the bathroom essentials to update during a commercial bathroom renovation. Many critical features in a bathroom should be updated, but we understand you might not be able to renovate the entire bathroom completely. We want to discuss which items will have the most impact on the outcome.

Vanities- Typically, people spend time brushing their teeth or washing their hands, so it is essential to have an upgraded vanity. Whether you are updating the countertop or sink, the vanity is a necessary part of the bathroom.

Lighting- If you do not have the proper lighting in the bathroom, it can seem dark and small which will make your guests uncomfortable. Brighter lights can highlight the features in the bathroom.

Paint- When choosing a color for the walls, whether it is paint or wallpaper, you should stick to neutral tones. This way you do not have to worry about changing trends.

These are just a few items to keep in mind during your commercial bathroom remodel. Our team can help you design a layout that will work for each bathroom in your hotel or business. Contact us today at (888) 826-2284 to discuss details about the upcoming commercial renovation.

What to Update During a Commercial Bathtub Remodel Part 1

Cultured Marble Tub SurroundWhen you are renovating more than one bathroom for your business, you want quality products at an affordable price. It is essential to remember to update the most important items, if you cannot upgrade every part of the bathroom. Discover which details you should update first in the bathroom.

Shower- Whether you need to replace the shower door or replace the entire shower with new tile, we recommend renovating the shower. As a business or hotel owner, you want everyone to feel comfortable using your bathrooms.

Tub Surround- If your bathrooms have a bathtub, we recommend updating it with a cultured marble tub surround to bring your tub back to life.

Flooring- One way to make your bathrooms standout, is to update the tile. It is essential to consider the color when selecting the flooring because you want it to coordinate with the rest of the bathroom. Brighter colors can even create the illusion of more space.

At American Bath Remodeling, we can renovate commercial bathrooms from top to bottom. We can assist you with bathtub to shower conversions, vanities, shower bases, and wall surrounds. If you are interested in an estimate, please give us a call at (888) 826-2284 today.

3 Benefits of a Bathtub to Shower Conversion for Hotels Part 2

Bathtub to Shower ConversionIn a previous post, we discussed some benefits of converting bathtubs to showers in hotels. If you are in the hotel industry, you know the most important thing is being hospitable to every guest. One way to make your guests feel welcome is to give them the comforts of home. Discover how a bathtub to shower conversion will allow your visitors to feel right at home.

Luxurious- Showers are often viewed as a more elegant feature over a bathtub because you can customize the look. You can choose the type of glass and style of the doors.

Spacious- Showers are more open than bathtubs, which makes the entire bathroom feel more spacious. If the bathroom is small, it can make your guests feel like they are cramped in their room. With a more open bathroom, your guests will be more comfortable with additional space.

Happy Customers- A newly renovated shower, will make your customers happy because they feel appreciated. You are more likely to get repeat customers when your bathrooms are remodeled because it conveys a bright, clean feeling.

If you are interested in bathtub to shower conversions for your hotel or business, you can contact us at (888) 826-2284 right now. We can walk you through the process step-by-step, so you know what to expect.

3 Benefits of a Tub to Shower Conversion for Hotels

Tub to Shower ConversionAs a hotel owner, you must cater to your guests’ needs. Their comfort level is a high priority because you want them to recommend your hotel or stay with you again, whether it is on their next vacation or business trip. At American Bath Remodeling, we want to help make your guests as comfortable as possible with a bathroom renovation. Discover three reasons you should let us handle the entire tub to shower conversions for your hotel.

Safety- If your guests have to take a bath, then there is an increased risk of someone slipping and falling. It can be safer for people to stand while showering rather than trying to stand up on a wet surface.

Energy Efficient- People tend to use less water during a shower than when filling a tub for a bath. This means your hotel can be more energy efficient.

Preference- Converting tubs to showers can make smaller spaces feel bigger, giving your guests a more comfortable bathroom. The majority of people prefer to take a shower over a bath. Your guests should feel right at home when they are staying at your hotel, so you should consider a tub to shower conversion for each room.

These are just a couple reasons why you should let us renovate your bathrooms. For additional information, give us a call at (888) 826-2284 today.

3 Reasons to Choose Us for Your Commercial Bath Remodel

Commercial Bathroom RemodelAre you looking for a company that does commercial bathroom remodels? Look no further than American Bath Remodeling, Inc. because we can install bathtub liners, wall surrounds, vanities, and convert bathtubs to showers. Discover three reasons why you should choose us for your upcoming commercial bathroom remodel.

Experience- Since 1979, we have been building a positive reputation nationwide. Our team members are factory trained and certified to install our bath products, so you can count on the installation process running smoothly and according to schedule.

Quality Products- We put our customers’ needs first by providing quality products. We can ensure all of our products are top-notch because we manufacture, ship, and install each one. Every product is backed by a warranty, just in case.

Large Scale Renovations- Our experienced staff can tackle large-scale bathroom renovations for hotels, public housing, hospitals, colleges, military housing, and other commercial properties. Our team is dedicated to completing your renovation on time.

When it comes to your business or commercial property, you should trust our team at American Bath Remodeling, Inc. for premier products and customer service. For additional information about our business and remodeling process, give us a call at (888) 826-2284 right now.

Welcome to Our Blog

Bathtub LinersAt American Bath Remodeling, we renovate bathrooms for hotels, colleges, hospitals, military housing, public housing, businesses, and other commercial properties. Our team is qualified and factory trained to ensure the installation process runs smoothly without third-party contractors. For the past 35 years, we have been helping commercial customers nationwide renovate bathrooms. You can depend on us for quality materials because we manufacture, ship, and install all of our products. We believe in putting our customers first, so our work and products are backed by a warranty to ensure your satisfaction.

Our friendly staff will help you finish a commercial bath renovation on time. Our remodeling services including installing bathtub liners, shower base liners, fiberglass bath replacements, tub to shower conversions, wall surrounds, and vanities. Whether you are doing a large-scale renovation and you need all of our services or just want to convert tubs to showers, American Bath Remodeling is your one-stop shop for a quality commercial bathroom renovation.

When you are revamping bathrooms on a commercial level, you can turn to American Bath Remodeling for fast, reliable services and products. To inquire about our pricing or timeline for a particular project, give us a call at (888) 826-2284 right now.