Kiana Lawyer purchased her 1959 ranch style home in original condition, intending to make it her own by remodeling, repairing, and decorating each room with her unique style. With a knack for design and construction experience building homes with Habitat for Humanity, she was confident she could turn her house into her dream home.
While she could handle the interior design and smaller repairs on her own, Kiana knew that she needed to find the right remodeler to take on her vision for a completely remodeled hotel chic master bath. Armed with research on pricing and inspiration from Houzz and Pinterest, she began consulting contractors. While she narrowed down the list, learning more about her project as she went, Kiana decided to hire Brothers for the job based on trust.
She says, “other contractors agreed to do whatever I wanted, as long as I could pay. I quickly realized they were willing to do things that wouldn’t be safe or wouldn’t last long”. Kiana was impressed by Brothers’ bathroom remodeling consultants at every step. She recounts, “At one point, I had four Brothers employees checking out my house and figuring out what needed to be done to build the bathroom I wanted, keeping it up to code.”
No Space for Medicine Cabinet
Kiana sourced beautiful pendant lights to go over the vanity, but their placement would not allow for a traditional medicine cabinet.
The original exhaust fan would not ventilate the space correctly.
Kiana wanted an all-glass surround in the shower, but this posed an issue in staying up to code and keeping the water inside.
This master bathroom’s unique design held a few firsts for Brothers, including recessed lighting in the tile floor, a completely open concept design, and even glitter paint! Kiana says she had a lot of fun with the project, sourcing décor for an aesthetic based on her trip to Bali, talking regularly with the project manager about progress on her bathroom, and even learning some new handyman skills from him.
Looking back on the experience, Kiana says, “The Brothers team was really clean and respectful during the project. I had a great experience, which was a nice change of pace. I was nervous about choosing a contractor because you feel like you never know what you’re going to get. But I was comfortable the whole time. I’m already planning my next project to work on with Brothers – a complete kitchen remodel!”
Flooring: Best Tile, Cava Gold Matte
Countertop: Cambria Quartz, Myddleton
Medicine Cabinet: Robern Uplift
Soaking Tub: Kohler Abrazo
Shower Head: Kohler Purist
Shower Body Spray: Kohler Watertile
Shower Pan: MSI, Penny Round Bianco
Faucet: American Standard, Berwick