Episode titled "Bathroom Oasis by the Big Apple" Original TV air date March 7, 2015

THE RENOVATION COMPANY was invited by the DIY NETWORK to be the General Contractor on this master bathroom renovation in Park Ridge, New Jersey.


Specal thanks to our exclusive plumbing subcontractor, TITANIUM PLUMBING AND HEATING, and owner Rob Panfili, for their outstanding work on this project.

Members of The Renovation Company (TRC) and the Amish RENOgades. From left, TRC's Alex Otero, TRC owner Christopher Guerriero, TRC owner Anthony Guerriero, Amish craftsman Leon Schlabach, Amish Craftsman Albert Miller, TRC's Paul Kuehnle.


Demolition and other critical work by The Renovation Company.


Titanium Plumbing & Heating installing the required shower plumbing.


GoPro camera in foreground captures Chris and Paul's shower preparation work. 6 mil plastic vapor barrier installed after passing the rough plumbing inspection.


Tile backer boards being installed.  All seams were taped and finished with thinset.




Radiant floor heat being installed by The Renovation Company.  Floor leveling material was subsequently poured over the heating elements to create a suitable, level substrate for the 12x24 inch floor tile.


Cameras capture Albert and Leon's shower seat discussion.


Cameramen filming portions of the bathroom renovation work from the adjacent master bedroom.


Amish RENOgade hosts Albert and Leon contemplate the next phase of the project.


Chris and Leon discuss fastening options for the access panel on the jetted tub platform.


Master plumber, Rob Panfili (right), owner of Titanium Plumbing and Heating, consulting with Amish RENOgade host Leon.


Camera close-up of Amish RENOgade host, Albert, installing cedar planks on the vaulted ceiling.


Completed renovation shows a custom walk-in shower with a seat integrated with the jetted tub platform.  Frameless tempered glass surrounds the shower enclosure. Cedar planks on the ceiling and wallpaper complete this spa-like look.


Shower wall close-up reveals a glass tile waterfall effect flowing through the niche.  Fixtures include a rainfall shower head, body sprays, and adjustable hand-held sprayer on a slide bar.

Close-up of the lower shower area shows the floor tiled with river rock, a tiled seat, marble threshold, and a portion of the tempered glass shower enclosure.


Private commode area with wallpapered side walls and cedar plank accents on the rear wall and ceiling.


Large format floor tiles are accented by a single row of glass tile, creating a carpet effect near the bathtub.

Custom vanity with stone top and integrated sinks "floats" above the floor.  Indirect lighting beneath this vanity adds a warm accent to this master bathroom.