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Top Spots To Shop For Your Bathroom In Philadelphia

August 13, 2013 7:00 AM

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Despite spending less than an hour there each day, the bathroom is one of the most important rooms in the house. As such, the space should be comfortable and functional. So take your lavatory from dank to swank at these top spots to shop for bathrooms in the Philadelphia area.
Duross & Langel
117 S. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 592-7627
www.durossandlangel.com

Duross & Langel, the Disneyland of novelty bath and body products, carries a full range of personal and decorative bath items. You can’t walk past the shop without luxuriating in the delicious aromas of scented soaps, lotions, lip balms, body butters and candles that emanate from the front door. Owner Steve Duross has a workshop on the second floor where he concocts most of the store’s specialty products. The store has an extensive men’s section, but the women’s section is to die for. Check out the peppermint body butter, buttercream sugar scrub, avocado mud mask and little ducky candles.

Consignment Marketplace
4001 Main St.
Manayunk, PA 19127
(215) 298-9534
www.consignmentmarketplace.net

A visit to Consignment Marketplace, an upscale consignment showroom in Manayunk, is a trip filled with a wealth of visual and tactile stimulation. Technically a second-hand furniture store, the huge shop has three floors jammed with high-end decorative items for every room in the house. If bathroom storage is your problem, Consignment Marketplace has a wide array of cabinets, shelves and baskets. Area rugs come in every shape and color, and the shop has a wealth of artwork, mirrors, vases and trinkets, allowing you to put a unique stamp on your bathroom. Prices drop monthly to make room for new stock, so you can always find a great deal.

Related: Best Thrift Stores In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Salvage Company

542 Carpenter Lane

Philadelphia, PA 19119

(215) 843-3074
www.philadelphiasalvage.com

Philadelphia Salvage Company, a 5,000-square-foot warehouse full of architectural salvage, has all the frugal, funky and functional items to outfit a one-of-a-kind bathroom. The salvage center has a smorgasbord of fabulous mid-century to modern pieces from which to choose, with new items arriving weekly. Knick knacks, plumbing and lighting fixtures, tubs, sinks and toilets are right there at your fingertips – no waiting weeks for an order to come in. Doors, cabinets and reclaimed woodwork, tiles and flooring are on site, too. As an added bonus, design, repair, cleaning and installation services are available.

LA Signature Baths
2400 Market St., Suite 320-321
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 209-3040
www.la-signatureonline.com

If a totally updated remodel is what you are after and money is no option, then LA Signature Baths has what you need. The store features the area’s most extensive selection of luxury bathroom products. Everything from toilet brushes to elegant free-standing tubs are in stock. A wide variety of high-end tiles, lighting fixtures, faucets, bowls, sinks and vanities are also available. To help with the remodeling process, LA Signature provides professional design service and installation.

KB Kitchen & Bath
1801 N. American St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
(215) 634-3100
www.kbkitchenbath.com

KB Kitchen & Bath offers wholesale products to fit every budget. The company is the largest distributor of bathroom cabinetry and building products in the tri-state area. Shower systems, sinks, bowls, vanities, countertops and flooring materials are on display. Faucets, medicine cabinets, decorative hardware and woodworking tools are on sale for do-it-yourselfers, and installation services are available for the less handy.

Related: Top Spots For Home Decor

Susan DeFeo has been a professional writer since 1997. She served as a community events columnist for New Jersey’s “Cape May County Herald” for more than a decade. A writer for numerous online publications, Susan has covered health, fitness, beauty and travel, all subjects that are near and dear to her as a married mother of seven children. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.


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