Transform Your Bathroom into A Personal Home Spa
If your mind, body and soul are in desperate need of renewal, where
will you turn for help?
The automatic response used to be, "I'll be at the spa for a couple
of hours, dear;" but with a day at the spa costing upwards of $400,
nowadays many people are turning to another place for peace and
Instead of spending a small fortune on each spa visit, consumers
are transforming their bathrooms into home spas that can be used
over and over again -- right in the comfort and familiarity of their
Transforming a bathroom into a home spa can be as simple as adding
a foot massager and CD player, or as complex as renovating the entire
According to a recent Remodeling Magazine Cost vs. Value Report,
if you choose the latter option, you're sure to eventually recoup
most, if not all of the money you spent. The survey found that homeowners
who invest in upscale remodels -- which involve changing the lighting,
flooring, bathtub and shower -- can expect a 92.6 percent return
Shower towers with multiple showerheads and bodysprays can enhance
your normal showering experience into a spa-like haven.
So where do you start? The first step in creating a home spa is
to compile a list of amenities you want to include. Generally, a
home spa offers a space for grooming and hygiene, along with areas
devoted for relaxation and exercise.
Whether you come up with the design yourself or decide to work
with a professional, you'll need to take into account the need for
new lighting, flooring and wall paint. And you're going to need
a bathtub and shower anyway, so why not go all out and get a relaxing
whirlpool enhanced by a massaging shower?
Whirlpools once were best described as oversized bathtubs with
jets. Today they are extremely customizable, offering bathers the
ability to control their water experiences at the touch of a button.
Kohler whirlpools and BubbleMassage baths offer a multitude of water
experiences, from soothing relaxation in an overflowing bath for
the person who has had a long day at the office, to invigorating
massage of targeted jets for the man or woman who just came home
from the gym with sore muscles in need of pampering.
If soaking in the tub for hours is not your thing, you could instead
spend your money on a custom showering system that provides massaging
bodysprays or multiple showerheads. In addition to a new massaging
bathtub or shower, many people also install sound systems in their
bathrooms so they can enjoy the soothing accompaniment of Beethoven
or Bach as they soak in their tubs.
Research shows color has a tangible effect on a person's emotional
state -- warm colors are stimulating, cool colors are calming.
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