Shower Floor Ideas: Which Linear Drain to Choose

After designing and building your shower floor, you can consider a linear shower drain as the final touch to an architectural masterpiece. You don’t have to settle on a specific design or color restraint, either; linear shower drain options are some of the most diverse in the remodeling industry. If you’re looking for some final shower floor ideas before you start to invest in a remodeling project, consider the following information about shower floors and linear drains. Since there is such a wide variety of options to choose from, a simple breakdown of the types, designs, and features [...]

21 Refreshing Curbless Showers and Their Benefits

Have you seen curbless showers on websites and in magazines and dreamed of a new curbless shower in your outdated master bath?  Is your current shower hard to clean and even harder to get in and out of? Or, perhaps you've been looking at doorless showers designs.  Maybe both have been at the top of your wish list for way too long now. This might just be the information you need to nudge in the right direction toward getting that bathroom remodel done once and for all.  A great opportunity to start enjoying your bathroom again. It's a [...]

Designing Safe and Accessible Bathrooms for Seniors

When seniors can safely and easily use the bathroom on their own, it allows them to age in place — and with dignity.  So designing safe and accessible bathrooms are key.  Making accommodations for wheelchairs, walkers, medical equipment, unsteady balance, and more will go a long way in helping your loved one feel independent and safe. Falls represent the leading cause of emergency room visits, and the conditions in a bathroom are unfortunately the perfect storm for falls. The motions of getting up and down, stepping in and out of bathtubs and showers, bending over at the sink, [...]

Bathroom Mirrors that are the Perfect Final Touch

Bathroom mirrors have been a centerpiece of elegance and beauty in household bathrooms dating all the way back to the 19th Century. Homeowners and designers from all fashions and backgrounds consider the bathroom vanity mirror as one of the most important design elements for a bathroom of any size.Despite this, however, the bathroom mirror is still often overlooked. People who use the bathroom will tend to notice their own reflections before noticing the mirror itself, in terms of its design and style. But once the idea of choosing the perfect bathroom mirror starts to form in one’s head, it [...]

Exciting Walk-in Shower Ideas for Your Next Bathroom Remodel

Whether your bathroom is big or small, it can, in all likelihood, accommodate a walk-in shower. Your bathroom can go from blah to beautiful with some careful planning and design, increasing both the value of your home and your enjoyment of the space. The first and possibly most important step before making remodeling your bathroom is to gain insight on what size and style of walk-in shower your space will allow. Consult with a plumber or contractor you trust about measurements so that there are no costly mistakes further down the road.  They will also be able [...]

The Complete Guide to Bathroom Faucet Styles

There are lots of design elements to consider when remodeling a bathroom. In this article, we’ll focus on different bathroom faucet styles and functions as well as maintenance and lots of other things you need to consider. As well as being visually appealing, bathroom faucets should be easy to use--fitting effortlessly into the overall aesthetic of your bathroom. From how the faucet functions to the finishes available; this article provides a comprehensive functional overview of selected bathroom faucet options available on the market. Construction & Valve Type We all get excited about how the bathroom faucet will [...]

Shower Sizes: Your Guide to Designing the Perfect Shower

If you are remodeling or building a new bathroom, you are most likely considering installing a standard size shower. There are many shower sizes to consider. New showers are not something you shop for everyday; in fact, this might be the only time that you ever build one. A shower can be just about anything that sprays water to get you clean, from a multi-head enclosure to a primitive overhead shower. Showers differ by construction, size, materials used and configuration. If you are working with a generous budget, then the world of options is open to you. Here [...]

From a Floating Vanity to a Vessel Sink Vanity: Your Ideas Guide

Floating vanity, vessel sink vanity, cabinet vanity--choosing a bathroom vanity can be a thrilling affair. It can also be overwhelming--especially when trying to factor in the size and style of the bathroom. If you’re about to start a bathroom remodeling project, there are a few essential concepts that you’ll want to keep in mind when choosing a great vanity for your bathroom. There are a number of excellent options to choose from. It all depends on the shape and design aspects of your room. With just a bit of information, you are well on your way to making [...]

5 Home Improvement Projects to Do This Summer

Allura USA Summer is the ideal time for most home improvement projects. You will likely have more time to work on that growing list of home improvement ideas on your wishlist.  Weather-wise summer is a great time for both indoor and outdoor projects, but typically you'll want to focus on the outdoor remodels first before winter makes an appearance again.  Warmer, more reliable weather means you can better plan for rain and projects that involve painting or staining. If you'd like to boost your home's curb appeal for your own pleasure or increase your home's value for [...]

The Ultimate Paint Guide For Choosing the Perfect Trim Color to the Best Ceiling Paint Color

You’ve probably heard it time and time again: the most dramatic way update your home’s interior is to paint it. Paint the walls. Paint the trim and woodwork. Paint your ceiling. Paint as much or as little of it as you like. A fresh coat of paint makes an old house new again. And the before and after is almost always impressive. While it may be the fastest and most cost-effective way to transform your home, it’s not always the easiest. Walk into a paint store and you will find thousands of swatches staring back at you. Then [...]