Bathroom Rehab – 817 Monroe St, Evanston

123 Remodeling had the chance to work in a Victorian rowhouse this year, with the monumental task of updating this ancient bathroom. With all new tile, nickel fixtures, heated floors, and a bit of style, this is a transitional bathroom that embraces the historic house without looking Old.

What We Did

  • Shower
    • removed old tub with shower extension
    • new alcove soaking tub with shower
    • Multifunction showerhead, 8″ diameter with brushed nickel finish
    • tiled with heirloom aqua porcelain subway tiles
    • built in niche with a gray teardrop mosaic
  • Vanity
    • Remove old console sink and route new plumbing
    • White wood vanity with marble-look quartz counter
    • Brushed nickel faucet and knobs
    • Milk glass sconces on satin nickel base
    • Large mirror medicine cabinet with distressed wood frame
  • Walls
    • remove all wall tile and patch everything up
    • install navy wainscotting
    • paint
    • reframe window
  • Floor
    • demo old tile and remove the antique radiator
      • this opened space for additional storage
    • installed brunei perla wood plank porcelain tile
      • gives the elegance of wood flooring with the water resistance of porcelain
      • installed subfloor radiant heat to replace the radiator and keep your feet warm



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