Bathrooms are the smallest rooms in the house for most of us. They also require the most cleaning and upkeep. That's part of why white is so seductive in a bathroom: It creates a sense of space, and it looks clean and bright.
But there are other... more »
Numerous problems were plaguing this bathroom when a mother and her 9-year-old daughter moved into their home. For starters, the cracked Pepto Bismol–pink shower tiles didn’t extend high enough to protect the drywall from water, and the two found... more »
When the single man who lives here was making a fresh start, he had a bed, a cabinet and a lot of beige walls. He was drawn to color and Asian style but didn't know where to go from there. "He needed a room that would be soothing and Zen-like... more »
Under this bathroom's previous painted subway tile, purple vinyl floors and dark red walls lurked a mishmash of electrical and plumbing problems, and a rotted joist under the toilet. With the help of local professionals, Megan... more »
The subject of tile comes up quickly on every shower build. What kind of tile should you choose? Where should you get it? Who buys it? What size is needed? What kind of grout should you use? The information stream can be a little overwhelming, and it's... more »
“Tub, shower, toilet, sink": It’s the mantra of bathrooms. But even if you have them all and more (two sinks!), you may be missing some essential bathroom amenities. Add these top 10 to get on your way to the perfect bathroom for your house.
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Interior designer Lisa Konjicek-Segundo had worked on the rest of this grand home in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Alameda, California, over the years, but somehow this dated powder room evaded her touch until recently. "I returned... more »
The original materials in Houzz user jons112's guest bathroom certainly weren't his style, but the wood subfloor underneath the outdated tile posed a much greater problem: years of water damage from damaged... more »
Before you shop for shower fixtures, it's important to understand the basics of shower controls. What options are there? What will fit your space and budget best?
There are three basic systems for controlling... more »
Suffering from Carrara marble sticker shock, homeowner Jennifer Brown knew she had to get creative with the rest of the elements in her bathroom renovation. "We bought our house as a new build 13 years ago, and the master bath was the one room we didn't... more »
Even though the bathroom is the most private room in a house, it's lacking if it doesn't have a window. Ideally a bathroom window has a view and offers privacy, which may seem impossible but which can be achieved through various means (size and... more »
The very word "sauna" sounds toasty and tantalizing in the dead of winter. As snowflakes whirl and the mercury stays stubbornly low, the idea of having a wooden heat chamber right in your house might seem too tempting to resist.
Of course, warmth... more »