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Bath With a Current Look Has a Classic Feel

A master bedroom addition makes room for a graceful bath that fuses old and new

A Luxe, Light-Filled Bath and Laundry Update

Years of planning and saving—followed by months of hard work—give an enterprising couple their longed-for retreat

A Graphic and Gracious Guest Bath Redo

A homeowner's DIY gut job turns a cave-like two-part bath into an open black-and-white oasis

A Bathroom Adds Light, No Windows Needed

A dark, narrow, divided-in-two bath gets a brightness boost with a more open floor plan and soothing pale finishes

A Bathroom Refresher for $265

Cottage-style wainscoting, custom mirror frames, and bargain-priced fixtures turn a builder's-basic bath into something special

A Bath That's Still Narrow, But Brighter and Airier

Just a few extra feet and some clever reworking give a once hemmed-in space needed elbow room and a clean new look

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Wood-Tone Bathrooms

Wood-rich baths became popular long ago and prevail as a warm and classic option

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Green Bathrooms

This calming hue will turn any old bath into a tranquil retreat

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Colorful Bathrooms

Think outside the typical bathroom colors and opt for one of these bright stunners instead

Best Bath Before and Afters 2012

You showed us your elegant and relaxing bathroom retreats. Now see which ones were finalists in our annual Reader Remodel Contest

A Bath Goes From Washed-Out to Craftsman Style

A banal bath is reborn with contemporary function and authentic period style

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Blue Bathrooms

We here at This Old House happen to love blue bathrooms—which is convenient because it's probably the most common bathroom color out there. Here are 16 of our favorites

A Dated Bath Gets a Timeless Update

A faded pink bath became a well-organized space with period touches and oceans of blue and white tile

Top 10 Budget Kitchen and Bath Remodels

See how a few thrifty DIYers got the kitchens and bathrooms of their dreams without breaking the bank

How to Create a Modern Bath in a Vintage Style

If you want to add vintage charm to a new washroom or polish to a period one, look to Victorian, Craftsman, and Art Deco designs for inspiration

Best Bath Before and Afters 2011

You showed us your sparkling chic bathrooms. Now see which ones were finalists in our annual Reader Remodel Contest

A Total Bath Redo for $2,238

All new fixtures and finishes transform a scary swamp of a bath into a soothing soaking space fit for a young family

A 1930s Shared Bath Gets a Revamp

A few more square feet and a new alcove add charm and breathing room to this Deco-inspired space

13 Relaxing Spa Bath Retreats

Ideas for the zen spa bathroom of your dreams, from the National Kitchen & Bath Association's Design Competition archives

13 Big Ideas for Small Bathrooms

The right colors, lighting, and fixtures will help create the illusion of a roomy bath

21 Thrifty Ways to Deck Out Your Bath

How to make the most of what you have with creative wall and window treatments, salvage-yard finds, and stylish storage ideas

A Ho-Hum Bath Becomes a Handsome Retreat

A bland 1980s bath gets transformed into an elegant retreat with large-scale fixtures that make the room feel more expansive

Best Bath Before and Afters 2010

You submitted thousands of remodels, then voted on your favorites. Here are the top-rated bathroom transformations from This Old House's 2010 Reader Remodel Contest

Bath Gets a Classic Redo, 1920s-Style

Freshly tiled walls and old-fashioned fixtures help to remake a vintage bath

Bath-Vanity Revamp

Transform your bath with budget-conscious improvements that'll boost your home's wow factor—and its value

Bath Bumpout Adds Space With a Vintage Look

An expanded master bath finally suits a 1908 home

11 Ways to Save While You Splurge

Easy ways to cut costs, not corners, on some of the most high-end home-improvement projects

Easy Kitchen and Bath Upgrades

Put in a little do-it-yourself time to make hardworking areas more practical and polished


Choosing Universal-Design Bath Fixtures

This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Tretheway, host Kevin O'Connor and architect Denis Pratt discuss ways to add universal-design fixtures to your home.

A Seldom-Used Office Becomes a Much-Needed Bath

The master suite gets a bath worthy of its name

2 Sinks + 2-Person Shower = 1 Happy Couple

Tired of fighting for shower time and bathroom space, this couple created an open, light-filled bath addition that makes simultaneous morning rituals a breeze

Editors' Picks: Our Favorite Bathrooms Ever

We chose the bathrooms that took our breath away. Find out why, and get inspired.