An informative and inspiring discussion sponsored and hosted by Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery.
Spa-inspired bathrooms is not a new trend, but the demand for it is hotter than ever. The product experts at Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery are seeing more busy homeowners request products that transform their master bathrooms into a luxurious getaway – a visit to the spa within the confines of their own home. From customized toilet areas, to digital showering systems with personalized settings, today’s homeowners want a functional space that doubles as a luxurious retreat.
Join us for #KBtribechat on March 9th at 2 p.m. EST as we chat about the newest bathroom design trends and products to create a spa-inspired sanctuary.
Q1: What makes a bathroom luxurious?
Q2: From functional to decorative, how do you incorporate lighting into a bathroom retreat?
Q3: What are your favorite tech integrations for a luxurious bath?
Q4: How does personalization translate to luxury?
Q5: From water rooms to his/her areas, what new space planning ideas are being incorporated in to spa-like bathrooms?
Here’s the transcript for this KBtribechat.
We want your opinion Kbtribe!
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate of 500 recently conducted a survey of luxury home buyers on what they considered “essential“.
Their results for the bathroom:
#1 – Multiple Shower Heads
#2 – Dedicated Make-up/Grooming Space
#3 – Heated Floors
#4 – Ports for digital music players
#5 – A “focal point” tub
#6 – A sauna or steam room
Do you agree?
These certainly are great items but let’s bring this to the kitchen and bath pros of Kbtribechat. What are your top 6 bathroom essentials? This is obviously a list beyond the basics.
Do you find most of your clients wanting multiple shower heads and make-up vanities in the master bath? Those are the top two “essentials” on the list!
Get your list ready…we’re talking bathroom design at the next Kbtribechat!
Wednesday ~ December 11, 2013 ~ 2-3pm eastern time ~ on Twitter
Here is the transcript for this chat.
Hosted by Nora DePalma
About Mr. Steam
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Some recent media coverage reports that tubs are dead; long live the shower. Trend or not? What defines a sustainable, accessible yet luxurious bathing experience? Sponsored by Mr. Steam, US-based manufacturer of the world’s most luxurious steam showers and steam baths, our chat will cover these topics:
– How do you specify an enjoyable, yet sustainable shower system?
– Are your customers aware of home steam showers as an option for new or remodeled baths?
– How do you educate customers about the home steam shower option?
– Are you specifying tubs and whirlpools in home bathrooms? Why or why not?
– Let’s talk aging-in-place. Are you specifying walk-in tubs? Why or why not?
– Have you found a high-style option for shower safety: grab bars, seats, other options?
Our March 14 chat will be hosted by will be hosted by Nora DePalma of O’Reilly-DePalma, a marketing and public relations agency for the building products industry. Got ideas for other topics? Contact Nora or Mr. Steam via Twitter: @noradepalma, @steamtherapy.
Alesha E. Churba
Alesha E. Churba, Certified Aging in Place Specialist, is the coordinator and an instructor in the CADD Program at Idaho State University College of Technology. She is also the owner of A.E. Churba Design, LLC. Alesha writes about and advocates for aging in place and designing for the future.
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