Five Concepts to Consider as You Remodel Your Master Bathroom

A modern residential bathroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Because many of our clients use their bathrooms for relaxation, a clean, uncluttered space is key to their enjoyment.

You spend hours every week in your master bathroom. From a quick shower on the way to work to a relaxing evening bath to soak away your aches and pains, your master bathroom is a haven in your busy life. Everyone wants a bathroom that is a reflection of their personal style, as well as delivering comfort and convenience. When the time comes to renovate or upgrade your master bath, it is vital to plan every detail to make sure you get the most from your “getaway” space.

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How to Remodel a Spatially Limited Kitchen and Master Bathroom

The footprints of the master bathroom and kitchen were small and could not be enlarged without taking space from the adjoining rooms. The kitchen lacked purposeful storage space and a “workable flow.” The bathroom had everything it needed to be functional but was boring and dated. Though restricted in square footage by surrounding walls, our challenge was to ensure both the kitchen and master bathroom, became aesthetically appealing with enhanced function and space.

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3 Stages to the Remodel of a Family Home

Our clients loved the home they had purchased from her parents. It was convenient to places of employment, had an expansive back yard and with three bedrooms and two baths, it was perfect for their growing family. So, what was the problem? The home was in need of an update.


The husband’s employer recommended The Buckingham Group. In 2013 we started a three-phase remodeling project. Our first remodel updated the master and children’s bathrooms. After several years passed, we added an outdoor kitchen to complete their vision for an outdoor living space. Last but not least, the soon to be empty nester clients tackled the kitchen.  They wanted to create a hub for the two to hang out in while simultaneously providing an efficient highly organized workspace for cooking.

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6 Reasons for Hiring a Design Build Firm for Your Remodel

"Southern Hills Super Kitchen" designed and built by The Buckingham Group of Tulsa, Oklahoma

Find out why it pays to consider a firm that offers both services as a package

When you choose to update or remodel your Tulsa Home, there are a broad range of options available. In the basic approach, you hand sketch your ideas on paper and find an individual or general contractor to carry out your design to the extent defined by your sketch. Another option is to hire a designer or architect to create the plan for you and then find a builder to execute the plan. In both of these cases, the responsibility for your remodel lies with more than one party, which often leads to misunderstandings and disappointment.

For one source responsibility and accountability, the answer is to hire a design build remodeling company, that not only designs your remodel but constructs it as well.  The following paragraphs list six advantages to working with a design build home remodeling firm.

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How a Custom Outdoor Kitchen Provides Inspired Living for a Tulsa Oklahoma Home

A “Four Seasons” Outdoor Kitchen in South Tulsa

This outdoor kitchen was designed for year-round pleasure and the changing seasons. With a back drop of beautiful gardens, trees and a large Koi pond, the covered outdoor living space provides a seamless continuation of this luxurious home into the outdoors. Whether entertaining family and friends or reading the morning news, a favorite book or simply sitting with your furry friend, it can provide a playground of fun and games or moments of quiet solitude. An outdoor fireplace faces comfortable conversation seating and generous dining accommodations. In harmony with the owners’ lifestyle, adjacent activity spaces include an integrated game room, swimming pool and tennis court.


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How to Remodel Your Master Bath


The Buckingham Group takes on a comprehensive design build master bath, bedroom and closet project in this “start to finish” remodel of a 1954 Tulsa home. Enjoy the behind-the-scenes footage including a few surprises, real problem solving methods and killer design ideas you can use.

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A New Video: “20 Ways to Remodel Your Home”

In this three-minute presentation, you will find “before and after” photographs of twenty eye-opening Tulsa area remodels that offer a dramatic change in a variety of living environments. For close to 40-years, we’ve specialized in creating custom spaces for our clients to enjoy for years to come. Our projects cover aging in place, family expansion, children leaving home, technological upgrades, outdoor living and the modernization of kitchens and bathrooms.

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How to Update a 1950’s Ranch Kitchen & Utility Room


Our clients came to The Buckingham Group with specific needs in mind. They both loved to cook. They both loved to entertain. Their kitchen was no longer working for them. They needed more functional prep space and improved traffic flow. They also needed a utility room that would better accommodate their needs during retirement. With this in mind, The Buckingham Group removed the cookie cutter 1980s kitchen & utility room installations. With creative architectural updates, we took this 1950 ranch style home into the 21st century, providing increased functionality and better traffic flow.

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How an Island Became the Key to a Kitchen Remodel


Our empty-nester clients wanted their kitchen remodel to create a hub for the two to hang out in while simultaneously providing an efficient, highly-organized work space for cooking. They also wanted to restore some of the architectural details that were characteristic of their 1928 vintage Florence Park home. And like most couples, they needed a place for everything. This meant being strategic about how every inch of floor space was used and how extra storage would be created.

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5 Steps to Organizing Your Master Closet

“I want to be able to see everything.” “I am not going to live like this anymore.” Sound familiar? Most homeowners, regardless of the size of their house, want organized, accessible storage space in the master bedroom closet.

If the diminishing space crisis has left you feeling more than a little cramped, don’t loose faith, for there are some tried and true solutions for reclaiming usable storage space in your closet. Since you use your closet every day, you will want it to be well organized not only for dressing in the morning, but for your sanity as well. Once you have made a commitment to using organization for optimal space utilization, it is time to undertake a complete evaluation of your requirements, plan your attack and work to obtain maximum use of every inch of space.

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