Reconstruction of the walls and floor can present problems for a major bathroom overhaul. By Rob Robillard Bathrooms are botched more than any other room in the house. With bathroom remodels people often focus on easy-to-see things like tile colors and layout, or special amenities like heated floors. These are all important, but you also need to think about the […]
Contemporary Styles and Comfort Amenities By Rob Robillard According to the National Kitchen & Bath Association’s (NKBA) 2015 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends report, contemporary designs top the list. Top designers also note that nearly all bathroom amenities are also on the rise. This includes features like steam showers, frameless shower enclosures, sound systems, unique tiles, low flow toilets/fixtures […]
Up Close with Glass Shower Stall Enclosures By Rob Robillard My brother, a master plumber, always says the shower is the heart of the bathroom. When the shower is bad, it can make you hate your bathroom. The 5-by-7-ft. utilitarian master bathroom I grew up with is now history. Today’s trends—complete with radiant heat, unlimited on-demand hot water, high-end fixtures, […]
By Larry Walton You know the place. It’s the little room where your wife tells you not to use the good towels that match the decor. It’s the one that gets checked before the guests arrive. The powder room, sometimes called the guest bath or half bath, usually contains no bath at all. Located on the first floor or convenient […]
By Matt Weber Careful planning, labor-saving products and elbow grease are the keys to success for a DIY bathroom remodel. Bathroom upgrades rank among the top three home remodeling projects, favored because they add “livability” to one of the most often used rooms of the house. The upstairs bathroom of our project house had seen a few recent touch-ups, such […]
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