Bathroom

Vanity before work begin

How We Remodeled Our Bathroom Vanity and Gave New Life to an Old Mirror

Let me take you through the steps I followed in remodeling my bathroom vanity mirror. Once you see and read for yourself how easy it is to dress up a tired, dated space in a master bath area, I think you'll be inspired to try it yourself.

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How to Identify Shower Faucet Cartridge Type and Brand

There are several easy ways to identify the make and model number of your shower faucet. You can do this with a simple visual inspection, by noting the faucet cartridge length, or by counting spline teeth. Find out how so that you can get the repair started.

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Brilliant Bathroom Lighting Ideas

All too often bathroom lighting isn’t really on the top of the priority list. Bathrooms have become larger and more elaborate so it’s important to add proper lighting to make the most of the space.

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How to Slope a Shower Floor With Mortar

An informational guide to help a homeowner float a shower floor with the proper slope.

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How to Replace a Bathtub

Instructions and tips on how to remove your tub and install a new one.

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Creating an Accessible Bathroom

Bathrooms can be one of the most difficult rooms for those with restricted mobility. Even just a few design changes can make a world of difference in providing individuals with renewed independence.

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How to Insulate a Bathtub

Fix the cold tub problem! Directions with tons of photos for klutzy homeowners on how to put insulation around an existing cold bathtub.

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How to Lay Tile Over an Existing Shower Floor

A homeowner's guide to installing a new shower floor over an existing tile floor. This project usually takes less than one day to complete.

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Sizing the Mirror Above Your Bathroom Vanity

Have you ever been into a bathroom that didn't have a bathroom mirror? Nope. We haven't either. Here's everything you need to know about measuring and choosing the best size and shape for your space.

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Easy Ways to Update a Bathroom

Easy, inexpensive ways to makeover your bathroom for a lovely new look.

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DIY Step-by-Step Guide to Remove Shower Doors From a Bathtub

Old shower doors can be just awful: caked with crud and gummy with black soap scum and gunk. But they are so easy to remove and replace with a crisp, fresh shower curtain that will also make your bathroom appear bigger and brighter. Here's a step-by-step guide, with lots of photos, showing you how to do exactly that!

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Best High-Flow/No-Clog Toilet Brands

Do you have a toilet that clogs? Read on to learn about the best high flow toilets on the market today!

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How to Install a Hand Pump

Photos and text show how we installed 2 manual pitcher pumps in our home--one for kitchen, and one for bathroom. Includes tools and supplies list, instructions, and analysis of hand pumps and our experiences with them.

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How to Refinish and Paint a Bathtub With Epoxy Paint

Is there a special bathtub paint? Painting a bathtub is not difficult; a report from someone that did just that, with pros and cons.

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How to Install a Bathtub Tub Shower Door

Instructions on how to install a bathtub (tub) shower door. Tips on drilling walls and proper caulking.