Bath

Installing A Heated Towel Rack

Installing A Heated Towel Rack

Grabbing a warm, toasty towel right after a shower or bath–it’s one of life’s little luxuries, isn’t it? But instead of relocating your dryer to close proximity of your bathroom, try installing a heated towel rack. Aside from making your daily bathroom routine more luxurious, heated towel racks help towels […]

Try Galvanized Steel For A Cheap Bathroom Renovation

Try Galvanized Steel For A Cheap Bathroom Renovation

One of the best things about DIY is that by tackling projects yourself, you can typically save a lot of money as opposed to calling in a contractor. Of course, sometimes you need a professional to finish the job, but if you can manage something on your own, you’ll definitely […]

Evaluating Our Antique Clawfoot Tub

Evaluating Our Antique Clawfoot Tub

Now that we had our antique, cast iron, claw foot tub Clementine finally in our home after three years of storage, it was time to give her a good once over to see what was required to get her back to her former, functional glory. We knew she’d seen a […]

The Chronicles of Refinishing a Claw-Foot Tub: Finding Clementine

The Chronicles of Refinishing a Claw-Foot Tub: Finding Clementine

When we bought our house in 2007, we did it fully intending to renovate it from top to bottom. We looked at the modestly-sized home for its bones, and were sold on the fact that most of the major structural repairs, such as the windows, roof, plumbing, and siding had […]

Moen Rainshower Showerhead

Moen Rainshower Showerhead

Is it a flying saucer? It certainly could pass for one if elevated and at a distance. The Moen Envi fixed rain showerhead is a beautiful design that instantly becomes the centerpiece of any bath. The showerhead is huge and the flow can be controlled to release a rain rinse […]

How To Maximize A Small Bathroom

How To Maximize A Small Bathroom

Whether it’s a closet-like powder room or a pint-sized full bath, dealing with a small bathroom can be a headache when it comes to design and functionality. If you’ve been suffering from small bathroom-itis, fear not. We’ve got some tips on how you can maximize your space that hit all […]

Kohler Elevance Bathtub Raises the Bar for Universal Design

Kohler Elevance Bathtub Raises the Bar for Universal Design

Universal design continues to influence product design and this years Builders Show was no different. We saw a number of great products but one of our favorites was the Elevance Bathtub from Kohler. Unlike other universal design bathtubs the Kohler Elevance uses a rising wall entrance feature instead of a […]

Modern Shower Details Unite Design, Function

Modern Shower Details Unite Design, Function

The bathroom is, arguably, one of the most important rooms in the home–and certainly the most personal. Whether your bathroom style is modern, classic, minimalist or spa-like, selecting the ideal fixtures, components and decor can go a long way in not only making your bathroom pleasing to the eye, but […]

Install An Exhaust Fan Timer In Your Bathroom

Install An Exhaust Fan Timer In Your Bathroom

A hot, steamy shower on a cold morning — it’s one of life’s little pleasures, right? Yet there is a downside to the at-home indulgence. Excess moisture created by the steam can wreak havoc on your bathroom, warping wood and doors, damaging paint and promoting mildew growth. Enter your bathroom’s […]

Chalkboard Paint And Inventive Touches Transform A Mini Bathroom

Chalkboard Paint And Inventive Touches Transform A Mini Bathroom

One of the greatest things about DIY projects in your homes is that rooms are a blank canvas. Sure, there are some practical considerations to keep in mind, such as budget, skill, time, etc., but when faced with redoing a room, you can let your imagination run wild–and the results, […]

Create A Plumbing Map Before A Project

Create A Plumbing Map Before A Project

If you’re planning a bathroom renovation, start your project by creating a plumbing diagram. This valuable map will ensure your fixtures and plumbing will be in the right place, especially in relation to your home’s existing water supply. You’ll need a measuring tape, paper, pencils, a notepad and a chalk-line. […]

Giveaway: Delta Raincan Showerhead

Giveaway: Delta Raincan Showerhead

Last week we spent a day at Delta Faucet headquarters as they shared their latest designs and the innovative technology behind their products. At the end of the day they presented us with a complimentary Delta Raincan Showerhead and we’d like to pass it along to one of our regular […]

Inexpensive Lavatory Faucets

Inexpensive Lavatory Faucets

A quick way to change the look of your bathroom is by installing new faucets in your lavatory (or sink.) Faucets, much like any other home product, come in a wide range of styles and prices, from economic varieties to several hundred dollar-splurges. Several product suggestions follow, but first, a […]

Create Bathroom Bliss With A Converted Dresser

Create Bathroom Bliss With A Converted Dresser

I came across a great DIY bathroom project from the brilliant minds at Better Homes and Gardens. Instead of purchasing a new vanity, consider converting an existing dresser into the perfect sink space, complete with plenty of drawers! The first–and most critical–step of the project is to find a dresser […]

Crazy for Kitchens & Baths? Follow Us at the Delta Faucet & Brizo Media Event

Crazy for Kitchens & Baths? Follow Us at the Delta Faucet & Brizo Media Event

We’ve been invited to attend Delta Faucet’s media event so this week we’re traveling to Indianapolis to check out the latest from the Delta Faucet Company and receive a thorough rundown of new products from Delta Faucet which also includes their fashion-forward Brizo line and ubiquitous Peerless products. If you’re […]

Mosaic Tiles Add Visual Impact to Bathrooms

Mosaic Tiles Add Visual Impact to Bathrooms

Extreme Showerheads to Become Extinct

Extreme Showerheads to Become Extinct

There’s a battle brewing over the use of luxurious high-flow shower heads. Some of these high-end showerheads cost upwards of $5,000 or more and emit as much as 12 gallons of water a minute, essentially and bringing a down pour into your bathroom. According to the Wall Street Journal: Regulators […]

SnapStone Interlocking Tile System: Tiling Made Easier

SnapStone Interlocking Tile System: Tiling Made Easier

We were recently introduced to SnapStone which is a floating porcelain tile system. What’s unique about SnapStone is that along the edge of each piece of tile are a set of over/under teeth that when set against another piece of tile will lock each in place. This inter-locking system creates […]