Home owners are increasingly investing tocreateluxurious, modernized master baths, according to the2016 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Surveyof more than 2,100 home owners who are planning or recently completed a bathroom renovation project.
Of those surveyed, 20 percent say they are updating the toilet; 12 percent are updating a tub; and 9 percent are updating a shower with high-tech features.
High-tech toilet features home owners say they’re incorporating include self-cleaning functions, motion-activated seats, or built-in nightlights. Popular high-tech bathtub features are built-in lighting, heated backrests, and scented mist dispensers. The survey also showed the most popular high-tech shower updates are mood lighting, digital controls, and built-in sound.
Other popular luxury features that home owners say they’re spending on are rainfall showerheads (among 54 percent of those updating showers); bathtubs with room for two (20 percent of those upgrading tubs); adding chandeliers (17 percent of upgraded light fixtures); and bidet-equipped commodes (6 percent of upgraded toilets).
Home owners surveyed who recently completed a project say they most wish they had installed radiant heating,towel warmers, and super-sized showers during their bathroom renovations.
Of theremodeling homeowners surveyed, two in five say they spent between $10,000 to $25,000 on masterbathroom renovations. Another one-third surveyed said they spent more than $25,000.
Author:Errin C. Brown Phone: 208-869-8030 Dated: September 10th 2016 Views: 1,136 About Errin C.: Errin C. Brown is an Associate at National Broker Connect. She is a Treasure Valley native and licen...
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