Category : bath remodel

Should you get rid of the bathtub?

The traditional tub/ shower combination is as old as the indoor bathroom (well, almost!). Certainly none of us remembers a time before every home had one. But that is changing; more homeowners are read more...
Should you get rid of the bathtub?

Safety features for your bathroom remodel

Many of us have suffered through recuperating from a broken leg or seriously sprained leg or ankle. How was that for getting a shower? Not very easy or even safe, I bet. There are lots of read more...
Safety features for your bathroom remodel

Good lighting in the bathroom

Is proper light fixtures what you think of when planning a remodel for your bathroom? You should! The bathroom is the first place people go after waking up in the morning, and it can set the mood for read more...
Good lighting in the bathroom

Minimalist bathrooms

Are you the sort of person who hates clutter, and loves a pristine space? Designing your bathroom to hide everyday items will go a long way towards keeping the space clear. A wall mounted vanity read more...
Minimalist bathrooms

Is your home accessible for everyone?

With the baby boom generation aging, Universal Design is becoming very popular, and not just for the boomers. Everyone enjoys an easily accessible shower, and the peace of mind that if anyone in the read more...
Is your home accessible for everyone?

The Bathroom – a space for personal health and well-being

In every station of the bathroom there is a conscious effort to improve access, ease of use and healthy living. The toilet has been upgraded to a much more functional and pleasant fixture. Comfort read more...
The Bathroom – a space for personal health and well-being

Easy-access bathrooms

Everyone likes a shower that is easy to get into, use and exit; you don't have to have mobility issues to appreciate their ease of use. The popular low-threshold showers of today have a spa-like feel read more...
Easy-access bathrooms

Bathroom remodeling things to consider

Bathrooms are typically much smaller than any other room in the house, so one might think they are inexpensive to do a make-over; not so, however! This little room is plagued by moisture, as read more...
Bathroom remodeling things to consider

How to remodel the bathroom

There's nothing like replacing a grungy, moldy shower with the shower of your dreams. How about enlarging it a bit, no need to feel cramped! Whether you want to have professionally tiled shower read more...
How to remodel the bathroom

Favorite bathroom upgrades

A glass shower door lends a luxurious look to any bathroom, but the reason for installing one might just be about more than looks. A curbless shower has no ledge or lip to step over to enter the read more...
Favorite bathroom upgrades

Remodeling the master bathroom

While there are new features making their way into spa-style master baths, some constants remain, notably a continued emphasis on the shower. Multiple showerheads are popular, as are handhelds.  read more...
Remodeling the master bathroom

What to do with a tiny bath or powder room?

Most homes have at least one inconveniently small bath or tiny powder room. You don't have to avoid those rooms due to your claustrophobia! There are solutions that: make the room seem larger read more...
What to do with a tiny bath or powder room?

Bathroom upgrades for winter!

Have you ever lived in a house where you walk into the bathroom in the morning and as your feet hit the bath tile, you are shocked awake by the cold floor?! Not a great way to start the day. If read more...
Bathroom upgrades for winter!

The top trends in bathroom remodeling

Who wouldn't want a larger bathroom with walk-in shower? It seems to be the most popular bath remodel project that clients ask for in recent years. Increasing the size of the bathroom allows space read more...
The top trends in bathroom remodeling

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about shower heads

OK, to start with, there is the question of how much water is coming out of that shower head? Do you know? It costs money to provide and to heat it, so let's get a little info to start. Shower read more...
Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about shower heads

How to remodel your bath with the perfect shower

No matter what time of year it is, we all take showers, pretty much every day. So it's important to have a shower that puts us in a good mood for the day, or has a calming effect at the end of read more...
How to remodel your bath with the perfect shower

Bathrooms should be both stylish and functional

We all love walking into a well-laid out bathroom with thoughtfully designed tile, lav, shower and maybe a roomy tub. However, to truly love a bathroom, all plumbing fixtures should be read more...
Bathrooms should be both stylish and functional

How to have a sleek, stylish bathroom

The biggest component of many bathrooms is the shower, and who wouldn't love a large tiled shower? Usually the shower is tucked at one end of the room, or in a corner, so it has one to three tiled read more...
How to have a sleek, stylish bathroom

What part of your home is most in need of refurbishing?

Usually, it will be the kitchen and/ or the bath. Let's look at the bathroom. Many decades ago the toilet moved from an outhouse to the comfort of the home. The original bathrooms were functional read more...
What part of your home is most in need of refurbishing?

What does your bathroom need?

You deserve a nice, stylish place to relax after a long day at work. Why not surround yourself with things you really want? Good lighting - this will include just the right type of light for read more...
What does your bathroom need?

Aging in place

It's no secret that the population of people over 65 in the United States is increasing. Most of them would like to remain in their home as long as possible - who wouldn't? Living in your own home read more...
Aging in place

Safety in the shower

Vertical, sliding shower wand bars are not designed as grab bars - for a sliding bar that you can trust to keep you from falling, you need an actual vertically mounted grab bar. They are a sturdier read more...
Safety in the shower

Are walk-in showers and soaking tubs mutually exclusive?

Not at all! Of course your bathroom has to have the square footage to accommodate both, and if it does, then you can certainly have the best of both worlds. (Of course, you can always have the room read more...
Are walk-in showers and soaking tubs mutually exclusive?

Bathroom makeover ideas

Ok, so you want to know what type of luxurious tile you can have installed over that heated bathroom floor. Well, what is the primary purpose of a bathroom? Uh, huh, the unglamorous read more...
Bathroom makeover ideas

Kitchen tile – what works best?

Kitchens can have several different types of tiles, in different applications, and each will enhance your kitchen beautifully. When selecting tile consider where it will be installed. Glossy tile read more...
Kitchen tile – what works best?