Leslie Hart

Leslie Hart

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Meet Angel Clan

Meet Angel Clan, showroom manager and cheerleader/volleyball Mom, Winteriors, Elizabethtown KY

She brings you…

23 years experience in the decorative plumbing field, having worked her way up from secretary to manager, designing new showrooms along the way as the company expanded. “Creating our current 5,000-sq.-ft. location was a lot of fun, like building a house with a lot of different bathrooms. You get to think out of the box and cater to a lot of different tastes since no two customers are the same.”

She specializes…
in working with clients who are building custom homes, typically with three to five baths, as well as homeowners who are remodeling. 

She advises…
collecting ideas from Houzz, Pinterest and magazines, then bringing them to your first appointment. “This gives me an idea of what direction you want to go.” She’ll also ask about your budget. Allow an hour or two for your appointment. “It all depends on whether you know exactly what you want, or how many options you’d like to see.” 

She understands…
the two most important rooms are your powder room and your master bath. “The powder room is where people often spend the most money because that’s what guests see and they want the WOW factor.” Here’s where vessel sinks and wall-mount faucets often come in. 

The master bath on the other hand should have a spa feeling.  “People are moving away from big tubs and going with smaller freestanding tubs. And they are putting more money into their showers. Here’s where it starts to get personal. We ask whether you shower alone or together, side-by-side or on opposite ends of the enclosure. What does luxury mean to you? We’ll talk about things you may not have considered like a heated bidet seat for the toilet.”



She makes sure…
you finalize your tub and shower selections first because they need to go in before the walls are done. 

She recommends…

going with your gut feeling about what you like. “Don’t be so concerned if you go over your builder’s or plumber’s budget. That’s just a guide they give you. If you can afford it, do what you really want. It’s your house.”

She cautions…
you to think about the long term if this is your “forever” home.  “The biggest mistake I see is that people don’t put in a hand-held shower, then come back and want to add it later, once they realize how convenient it can be to sit down in the shower. The same is true for a bidet toilet seat. Put in an outlet now by the toilet, so you can add it later.”   

She realizes…
how tough it can be to visualize how everything  will come together. “My job is to be sure everything you select will work together. For example, if you are using grays and whites, you probably don’t want to use oil-rubbed bronze faucets.”


She goes beyond…
decorative plumbing and can help with lighting and cabinetry. “We try to be a one- stop shop, and we’re attached to a store that offers carpet, hardwood flooring and paint. So you can pick out everything under one roof.”

“I do lighting walkthroughs, going to your home once the studs are in to recommend where to put lights, and what type of lights.”

She offers…
peace of mind. “We keep everything on file that you’ve purchased and we’ll take care of any issues that might arise, even if it’s something like finding a new commode seat. We don’t just say ‘call this number’; we will take care of it. It’s rewarding when people are building another house and come back, or recommend you to friends and family.”

She loves…
the DXV Oak Hill collection, part of  the Classic Movement. “I love it because our area is traditional. The vanity with the washstand-looking sink is especially good looking.”

She sees…
white and bisque tones and grays trending now. Chrome is the most popular  finish.  “With chrome, people can upgrade their faucet without spending a lot of money. It looks like jewelry when it’s shined up.”

She had fun…

working on a bath with a floor made of real pennies.  “I love something different, and out-of-the-box. I also love working with contemporary.”

She keeps busy…

as a cheerleader and volley ball Mom to two active young girls. And she’s looking forward to school trips to Washington, D.C. and Cumberland Falls this year.