There are many ways to spruce up a bathroom. Your options are virtually unlimited, perhaps limited only by your budget. You will need to plan your project though. Whatever furniture, fixture, and accessories you intend to install in your bathroom should have a unified theme. If you are remodeling an existing bathroom, it will be more advantageous if your design can make use of the existing plumbing and electrical lines instead of ripping them out and installing new ones. This not only saves you money but time and effort as well.
When designing or remodeling a small bathroom, there are a few ideas you should keep in mind that can make it look better, not to mention more functional and convenient. To make a small bathroom appear larger and airier, use light-colored tile bathroom flooring as these will reflect light from outside or the lighting system. Small tiles, including mosaic tiles, on the floor, and bigger rectangular tiles on the walls can also alter a bathroom's appearance. Because of the many small tiles, especially if they are of the same color, the floor appears wide. We offer a variety of ideas to assist you in planning your new design.
Slate is a fine material for use in the bathroom, both for walls and floors. It comes in various colors, it is virtually impervious to water, it is not slippery, and it is hard-wearing. Still, you need to properly maintain and clean it to keep it looking nice and beautiful. Cleaning slate floors is quite [...]
After a hard day’s work, standing under a hot shower in your bathroom can be very relaxing. This could even be more so with a steam shower and sauna and a hydro-jet massage to knead your aching muscles. Throw in a high quality audio system playing FM radio music or your own MP3 collection and [...]
Living in urban jungles where people are always rushing, and where there’s a lot of noise from cars, buses, and trains can tax anyone’s nerves. There is no need, however, for city dwellers to leave for some faraway secluded spot to unwind. All they need to do is lie back in a hot tub in [...]
Although many homeowners still consider ceramic and stone tiles to be the only suitable flooring for their bathrooms, advances in manufacturing technology has enabled builders to install other types of floors, including vinyl. Among them is the Traffic Master Allure Vinyl Plank. Traffic Master Allure is highly resistant to water. And this includes not only [...]
There are a good number of reasons why cork is becoming popular for bathroom floors. It is elastic making it easy on your knees, impermeable enough to resist rotting, resistant to mold and mildew due to its suberin content, and makes a fine insulation material. Another good reason for opting for cork is that it [...]