Sometimes it takes an addition to the family to kick a remodel into high gear. Such was the case for this couple in Syracuse, New York. "Skeeved out" by the grim in the full bath left behind by previous owners, they dealt with the eyesore by taking quick showers—never baths. Once they discovered they had a baby on the way, they started shopping sales and eBay for discounted fixtures and created an inviting bath in their 1925 cottage, piece by piece.
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