What Are Large Porcelain Slabs?

Large porcelain slabs, popularized in Europe, are a new concept that has really hit the ground running. People are falling in love with the idea of using large porcelain slabs for a variety of different construction and remodeling projects, including flooring, walls, countertops, and much more. Imagine trying to construct an entire wall out of a natural stone or marble slab. It would be nearly impossible, considering costs, density, and the amount of labor involved! That’s where large format porcelain slabs come in handy. And thankfully, it isn’t too difficult to get your hands on porcelain tile slabs. [...]

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Outstanding Dog Shower Ideas & Pet Washing Stations

One of the more fun trends is the addition of dog showers and pet washing stations to the home. That’s right, your dog can now enjoy their very own dog shower from the comfort of the place they love the most--home. Say goodbye to paying extra for professional dog bathing services. Now, you can enjoy washing your pet in a variety of different ways. From built-in dog showers to shower head attachments made specifically for your furry friend, you can invest in a great home addition that adds countless repeated value. Consider the popularity and benefit of pet [...]

27 Elegant Carrara Marble Tile Ideas & Marble Tile Types

Carrara marble tile is usually the first type of marble tile that comes to mind.  However, if you are looking for something truly timeless, that will never go out of style and that will always speak volumes of elegance, seek any type of marble tiles. Marble tiles offer a variety of rich natural colors, textures, and uses. Whether you are looking for sleek marble tile for your floors, or you want to add some marble tile to your shower, there are many different types and sizes of marble for you to choose from. Did you know that [...]

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5 Myths About Tub and Shower Wall Panels

You’ve heard the TV commercial promoting the "one-day bathroom".  Tub or shower wall panels SO revolutionary the crew will come today, and you’ll be enjoying your new shower or tub alcove by tomorrow. You’re intrigued and set an appointment. A hard-charging salesperson shows up pushing thin acrylic panels. The ONLY way you can get the AMAZING benefits of these panels is to have them professionally installed by his company. If you don’t sign today for this once in a lifetime "special", you ’ll have to live with your mold-infested tile grout joints forever. He has the one and only [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

37 Fantastic Frameless Glass Shower Door Ideas

Frameless glass shower doors have surged in popularity in recent years as homeowners develop a taste for clean and minimalist aesthetics. Manufacturers have responded by creating a wide selection of frameless shower door designs and styles. While having options is a good thing, it has also left many homeowners torn about the best choice for them. Which type of glass is the best? What kind of hinges do I go for? We try to answer these and many more questions in our comprehensive frameless doors guide. Whether you are thinking of doing a bathroom renovation or you are [...]