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Happiness is… taking a long, warm bath


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One of our favorite projects to do is to renovate a bathroom.

We got hired to update a bathroom for a young family that is moving out-of-state.  They love their home here in Virginia Beach and hope to eventually move back (they are in the military).

The home was built in the 1980’s and the main upstairs bathroom had never been altered. The ceramic tile was an unattractive color and the room looked dated. They wanted to create a new room that would be aesthetically pleasing for their future tenants, but not hugely expensive.

We put our lead technician, Rich, on the job. Over the span of a couple of weeks, he demolished their old bathroom and created a new one. The job involved removing all of the old ceramic tile from the floors and walls, removing the original (and very heavy!) bathtub, and installing a new subfloor,  bathtub, tiled floor, vanity, counter top and light fixtures.  The family chose to install drywall instead of ceramic tile on 3 of the 4 walls in the room in order to save some money, but they are keeping the bathroom attractive by having us install some new trim.

Before starting the work, Rich set up his portable workshop in their driveway, keeping supplies and tools on hand:

Heron bathroom #1

He laid protective cardboard over the lovely hardwood floor and staircase leading to the bathroom:

Heron bathroom #2

Bob showed up as needed to confer with Rich over the particulars of the job and to keep in close communication with our clients, the homeowners:

Heron bathroom #3

Rich works diligently on the fine details in order to create a perfect looking room:

Heron bathroom #4

More pictures will be posted of the completed bathroom once the job is finished.

Could your 1980’s bathroom use some upgrading too?  Call me, Jo, at Bob’s Jobs, 757-318-0484, and we will set up a consultation with our staff of expert re-modelers!


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