Bathroom Design

Bathroom Design – Planning Out Your Renovation: Undertaking a bathroom renovation can be a huge job. Even if you only want to replace a few fixtures, or a new mirror, you need to look at your overall design theme to make sure everything works together. Some people can picture the whole layout in their head, while others don’t know where to start. Books, magazines, and web sites all offer good ideas. As you plan out your renovation, keep some things in mind. What is missing in your current bathroom? What do you need to add? What would you like to redo from scratch? Can you save anything and just add hardware to change the look? The following articles should help you in planning out your renovation and keeping everything in sight as you get ready to buy and hire help.

Apr 192012

When considering flooring styles and materials for the home, many things should be taken into account. The location of the room in the house and what it will be used for are possibly the most important factors. This is especially true when it comes to choosing a floor for the bathroom. Hardwood Floor Prefinished hardwood […]

Apr 172012
Walk In Shower Kits

A walk in shower, while a great addition to a bathroom, can be rather expensive. The costs can quickly add up when you factor in the cost of tile, plate glass for the doors and even the sides, not to mention the labor to put it all together. On the other hand, a way to still get a walk in shower, while saving a lot of money is to get a prepacked walk in shower kit. With a few inexpensive upgrades, you can have the walk in shower you may not have thought you could afford. Most kits come with all the parts included so you know that not only does everything look good together, but all the pieces fit together as well. With a walk in shower kit you also have a lot less labor involved, saving you even more money.

Apr 162012
A Beautiful Walk In Shower Starts With A Glass Block

Using glass block for your walk in shower can look very beautiful. But, when it comes to picking the block, there are many things to consider. Glass blocks come in several sizes, patterns, textures, and even multiple colors. Glass blocks can be used to create unique wall designs, either by creating a mural with different colored blocks, using all the same colors, or by using the blocks to make the wall itself unique. You can use glass blocks to create curved walls, walls with a jagged edge, and they also look great as half walls. Glass blocks are great for other parts of your bathroom as well – as half walls, as window panes. This article goes into even more detail about this versatile building material.

Apr 152012
Walk In Showers For Seniors: Adding Accessibility By Adding A Walk In Shower

Walk in showers are luxurious. They are beautiful. They raise the value of your home. But, if you have a disability, or trouble moving, or if you live with someone who fits this description – a walk in shower may be a necessisity. Those with mobility problems, especially the elderly, fall easily. Many of those falls occur in the bathroom. The slippery surfaces, combined with struggles with a traditional bathtub can lead to many injuries. One solution to this is a walk in shower. This article goes into more detail about the benefits of installing a walk in shower for accessibility.

Apr 152012
Walk In Shower Designs: Decorating Themes and Bathroom Layouts

As you plan a bathroom renovation, you aren’t just looking at each part separately, but how the whole bathroom will fit together. You wouldn’t install a modern shower with a Victorian vanity. In other words, your bathroom will have a consistent theme that guides all your decorating decision. This will come into play in the type of tile you pick, to the materials your towel holder is made of. Your toilet shape, and maybe even the color will also be part of the overall look. Therefore, you want to think about several decorating themes you could use. This article will help you with a few common themes and ideas on how to execute those themes.

Apr 122012
A Walk In Shower Enclosure For Relaxation

After a hard day at work, we all want to come home and relax. A great place to do that is in your bathroom. While most bathrooms can be bland and boring, with a bathroom renovation, you have the opportunity to change all that. A large walk in shower with multiple shower heads, and a bench to sit on can be very relaxing. With a steam shower element added, you can use your new walk in shower for an extra shot of relaxation and can get a great cleansing feel. If you also have the room for a spa tub, then you have the ultimate in relaxing luxury in your bathroom. This article gives more details on how to transform your bathroom into a spa-like retreat.

Apr 112012
How A Walk In Shower Can Benefit You - True Bathroom Customization

A walk in shower is a beautiful addition to a bathroom for many reasons. One of those reasons is that they open up the configurations you can do for your bathroom and can really allow for more customization. In some bathrooms that may mean that you forgo a tub for space reasons. In other bathrooms it may mean that you use plate glass to make the bathroom look bigger. With the many possible designs for a walk in shower, your bathroom truly becomes a custom addition to your home. This article goes into more details on how to accomplish just that.

Apr 112012
What Is A Walk In Shower?

A walk in shower can be constructed in many ways, some of them not quite what you would think. A walk in shower includes both shower cubicles, not offering much room, to large spaces big enough for more than one person. The shower floor can be flush with the rest of the bathroom or have a slight lip. Yet, all of these styles have one thing in common – they are all separate showers, no bathtub involved. At most, they have a small threshold to step over to get into them. Otherwise, they are truly a “walk in” feature. This article will give you an idea of styles of bathroom that have a shower area you may not have thought of a walk in shower, that you may find is perfect for your bathroom.

Apr 102012
Ways to keep your bathroom warm

There is nothing worse than stepping out of a nice warm shower in winter or cold weather. As soon as your body hits the cold air you’ll wish you were back under the warm water, and stepping onto a cold floor will have you hopping back in the tub in an instant. There are a […]