Approach Your Bathroom Remodel From a “Whole House” Perspective

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When planning a bathroom remodel take time to look at the overall picture instead of just focusing on certain areas like the vanity or shower. Many current baths are the basic three piece units, a tub, a sink and a toilet, and were built with nothing more than personal hygiene in mind. Begin by critiquing the rest of the home surrounding the bath. It's important … [Read more...]

Rules of Thumb for Bathroom Spacing

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The majority of bathrooms have more functionality per square inch than any other room in your home. Because of this it is vitally important to carefully plan out in advance where everything will be placed. In a space this compact, even the slightest miscalculation can cause problems. A shower stall is one of those bathroom amenities where correct spacing … [Read more...]

Feng Shui Rules for the Bathroom


Using feng shui design principles is a great way to give yourself some guidelines when beginning to design a room. Usually, people consider bedrooms, living rooms, and entryways for feng shui design, but the bathroom is an important room for arranging elements in conjunction with feng shui principles. Contemporary Bathroom via Houzz Obviously plumbing drains … [Read more...]

Understand Your Choices for Sustainable Bathroom Products


When you consider adding a new bathroom or remodeling an existing one, it's important to examine the environmental impact of your material selections. While doing your homework, you'll soon come to discover that old phrase "truth in advertising" is frequently misconstrued when it comes to sustainable materials. Traditional Bathroom via Houzz When a business … [Read more...]

See Your Bathroom in Black and White


A bathroom decorated in black and white brings with it an elegant vintage look and feel. The beauty of a bath decorated in this style is that it can easily be dressed up or down with very little effort. Combine modern with vintage by installing large 12 x 12 square black and white tiles in a checkerboard pattern. Then hit the flea market for an antique desk … [Read more...]