We're Here to Help You Build the Bathroom of Your Dreams!
The Bath Barn is the retail showroom for Mervin Zimmerman Inc. and was named with the company's roots in mind. Mervin Zimmerman Inc. was established in 1968 in a barn in Lititz, PA and has been family owned and operated ever since.
The Bath Barn offers the latest designs and technology and features a variety of working bathroom displays, along with hundreds of quality fixtures, parts and accessories. We think you'll love our selection and appreciate the personal service you just won't find at the 'big box' stores.
Our design consultants are always on hand to help you make your selections and answer any of your questions. Contact us today or stop by to get started on your next bathroom remodeling project!
Our Design Team
Cody HooverGeneral Manager / Bath Designer
10 years experience
Cody is the grandson of Mervin Zimmerman and began working summers and Saturdays in his teen years in the store and showroom learning the products that we sell. During college he began estimating bathroom remodeling projects and helping customers in the showroom on a part time basis. After college he joined the sales team full time specializing in bath remodeling. Today he is General Manager overseeing all aspects of MZI & The Bath Barn, along with his responsibilities as General Manager he is one of our bath designers working with all projects large or small. Cody enjoys sports trivia, movies and humorous people. He also loves teaching Sunday School at his church.
Bob EberlyBath Remodeling Specialist
36 years experience
Bob joined our company in January of 2012 as a specialist in bath remodeling. He started his work experience as a plumbing technician and then moved on to plumbing and heating sales at a wholesale supply and a plumbing company. Bob spent the next 10 years as a bath specialist for a kitchen and bath firm in the Philadelphia area, designing and selling customized bath projects.
Tiffany HerrBath Designer
16 years experience
Tiffany has been in sales and design for the last 16 years. For thirteen of those years she worked as a project manager designing ads, billboards, and promotional print products and also as an outside salesperson. With her background in design and sales, it was a perfect transition to designing bathrooms and selling bath products in our showroom and as a bath designer for our bath remodeling customers. Tiffany enjoys working to create the best layout and color pallet for each bath. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family going to the cabin and bay.
Emily PerryShowroom Consultant
Emily, granddaughter of Mervin Zimmerman, began working during high school helping out where needed and also working part-time as a waitress. After high school she took the opportunity to spend time going on mission trips and taking Bible classes eventually coming back to work part-time in our office and showroom. She has now transitioned to being a full-time showroom consultant. As a Showroom Consultant, she enjoys talking with customers and learning every person's style as she walks them through the process of designing a bath they love. Emily, along with her husband Michael, enjoy spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys writing, baking, theatre, music, traveling, and helping out with the youth at her church.
Linsey SmokerShowroom Consultant
Linsey, granddaughter of Mervin Zimmerman, began working by doing odds and ends around the business at a young age. After she graduated college and was married she began to work in The Bath Barn showroom part time. As a Showroom Consultant she enjoys meeting new people and helping them design their bathroom and kitchen. When not in the showroom, she is busy taking care of her five children alongside her husband, Joel. Linsey likes to be busy and is often helping others make decorations or crafts, teaching Sunday school, helping others in their fundraisers for adoption, finding a new recipe to bake, or planning a party.
Bonnie HooverOffice & Showroom Manager
Bonnie started working in the family business beside her father, Mervin, right out of high school and has been in various office positions ever since. Starting out full-time and then transitioning to part-time while she raised her children, she is now back leading the office and showroom. Bonnie enjoys helping customers choose fixtures in the showroom to create a bathroom that fits their style. Along with spending time with her family, she is also Children’s Ministry director at her church where she enjoys seeing children learn and grow.
Merle ZimmermanMervin Zimmerman President
Merle, son of Mervin, began his work experience as a plumber’s helper right out of high school. He quickly moved up the ranks gaining experience in all aspects of the company. As president he continues to be involved in the day to day management of the company to insure customers receive quality service in all areas. Merle is a movie buff and enjoys spending time with his family. Merle and his wife Kimberly are passionate about orphaned children and lead a ministry called Team127 that supports adoption of orphans specifically those with special needs.
Jason DiBonaStore Manager/Sales
Jason has been with us for over ten years and manages the parts counter area and inventory for the store and shop. He also serves customers at the parts counter and in showroom or over the phone. Jason enjoys customer interaction and the organization he assists with at MZI. Outside of the office he loves to spend time with his wife and 3 children and keeps busy doing various jobs with his nephew’s landscaping business. He is an avid member of his church and loves to study the Bible.
RJ is our lead in purchasing and parts counter sales. He has worked here for over twenty-eight years. RJ works on ordering materials for jobs and stock, answering sales calls, and helping customers at the parts counter. He is a people-person and loves those whom he gets a chance to help as well as his co-workers. He has previously worked in plumbing services, as well as a L.P. Gas Serviceman. RJ loves being with his son and helping others especially his church family.
Joel SmokerProject Manager
Joel joined MZI as a helper in Bath Remodeling. His attention to detail and prior experience working with construction quickly made him a valuable part of the team becoming a lead Bath Remodeler. Recently Joel was promoted to project manager bringing job experience from the field to help projects run smoothly, stay on schedule and communicate with our customers. Joel is married to Linsey, daughter to Merle Zimmerman and they have 5 children. Beside spending time with his children, he enjoys the outdoors by hiking and backpacking.
Cole is a grandson to Mervin Zimmerman and son to Bonnie Hoover. He has grown up helping out at MZI and The Bath Barn. While in college he has worked during the summer helping wherever he was needed. Now, joining us full time after his graduation from Messiah College he manages our main warehouse and takes care of the receiving and shipping of materials. He also does deliveries for customers and to our field employees. Additionally, he helps out in the store and showroom as a salesperson. Cole loves people and helping them whether it is loading their car or helping with products in the store and showroom. After work he enjoys sports of any kind especially volleyball. Cole also enjoys volunteering for TNT Youth Ministry and helping with kid's club at his church.
Joe studied industrial design in high school and college. He joined the business in 2015, and now helps with generating virtual bathroom designs for our remodel projects. Joe also works with customers at our parts counter and showroom. Before joining our team Joe did drafting for farm equipment. He also enjoys designing his own products on the side, as well as fishing, kayaking, snowboarding, camping, and working on his antique Chevy pickup.