When my wife and I bought our house, we knew the bathroom needed some work. Specifically, the shower leaked and needed to be replaced. It was at this point we began to live out the book "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" in real life (...it'll probably want a glass of milk. And if you give it a glass of milk it probably want...). For example:
The final result actually stayed pretty close to the original vision. You'll notice I didn't mention the sun tunnel or pocket door in the video. Those were definitely "If you give a mouse a cookie" additions you'll see in the final video below.
During the project, I was surprised by the lack of "smart" options. I thought it would be cool to have a shower that somehow recycled water and/or pre-heated the water and/or other magical things, but there weren't any good options at the time. I also ended up putting in standard lights and a standard exhaust fan. There was one fan that played music via Bluetooth and had a nightlight, but the actual fan wasn't very powerful. I also strayed away from floor heating systems, mostly because my floor height didn't allow for it.
But I did install a smart faucet (this one). It's a hands-free one with the ability to also control the temperature. I also got a hands free soap dispenser because it made sense to keep not touching things with your hands. Not only does it save water, but it also helps keep germs away. It takes a little getting used to, but overall we love it. Both are battery powered, so we can still use them if the electricity goes out.
It took many weeknights and weekends, but it's done! Here's the final video:
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