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Old 2013-04-14, 10:37 PM
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Does anyone know of someone reliable with a good reputation for bathroom renovation in the Grimsby (Hamilton, Stoney Creek area)? I'm looking to convert a standard shower to a frameless glass shower and new tiles.

As you can see with the attached picture, the only side with glass will be the side with the door. Also the tub will take up half the glass. I declined to do it with the builder because of this.

Please offer your suggestions.

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Old 2013-04-15, 12:07 PM
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How much was your builder asking & what did it include?

You might not save as much money as you think & might be hard to match the same tiles, etc.
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Old 2013-04-15, 12:26 PM
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Does anyone know of someone reliable with a good reputation for bathroom renovation in the Grimsby (Hamilton, Stoney Creek area)? I'm looking to convert a standard shower to a frameless glass shower and new tiles.

As you can see with the attached picture, the only side with glass will be the side with the door. Also the tub will take up half the glass. I declined to do it with the builder because of this.

Please offer your suggestions.

Thanks.
Recommend you remove the wall that is directly in front of the toilet, and make that into a full glass wall also. Remove the door to the toilet also. Will really open things up. May need structural permission though as it involves alteration to walls. Builder could do all this for $3K from what we've seen.
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Old 2013-04-15, 02:42 PM
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From builder it was 6K just for tempered glass, with standard tiling.
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Old 2013-04-15, 09:46 PM
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Based on your bathroom floor plan, it's not possible to make it a fully enclosed glass shower cuz 2 sides are exterior walls, & the other thing there infront of the current shower door I think looks like the vanity can't make it cuz the floor plan is cut, but pretty much all you can open up to put glass is the toliet facing side and where the door is, cuz the other 2 sides are exterior walls and the vanity is pretty much touching the shower
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Old 2013-04-15, 10:23 PM
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Here is a bigger picture of it the bathroom.
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Old 2013-04-15, 10:32 PM
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Here is a bigger picture of it the bathroom.
Personally I would get rid of that closet from inside the bathroom & make the counter much bigger, looks weird with that closet IMO. I would also open up the walls around toilet, it will make the bathroom look so much bigger. And I would also delete that "dead" tiled area around the bathtub & enlarge the shower with a seat instead & on the right side of tub put a tall pantry for extra storage. Sorry but I would totally redesign your bathroom if that was my house

Def. don't pay builder $6K!!!

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Old 2013-04-15, 10:47 PM
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Old 2013-04-15, 11:57 PM
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I like your ideas Patrob..Is that something to do after the fact? The builder wanted 6k just to knock out half a wall and put up glass.

Roughly how much would an idea like that run?
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Old 2013-04-16, 11:32 AM
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I agree w/ Pat on removing the toliet walls & the linen closet, cuz based on the current plan it looks very closed off once you enter the bathroom. The idea mentioned above about making a longer vanity is a great idea, but another alternative is to place the toliet where the closet is currently & make the shower huge, basically you'll have a shower from one side of the bathroom to the other side (revised floor plan below). And for the ledges beside the jacuzzi I'd leave them & add a collum on both the sides like in the pic attached below.
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