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Built-ins Boost Storage in Small Bathrooms
Need more space for sundries in a compact bathroom? Check out these 10 innovative ideas for building storage into the plan
"sundries in a compact bathroom? Check out these 10 innovative ideas for building storage... clever built-ins are going into the idea file.... dry it in a space the size of a breadbox). My current "solution" is a basket that... them back in there. But hope is on the horizon: We're planning a remodel, sooner rather... surround/ tub and replace with real tub/ tile/ shower and niches above for decorations... out the tub/shower and replace with just a glass enclosed shower to visually expand..."
Why to Put Your Tub in the Shower
Save space, cleanup time and maybe even a little money with a shower-bathtub combo. These examples show how to do it right
"they want in the tub without having to worry about water damage or a mess. Two, the right... right tub model can double as a great shower bench or spot to perch your leg on while... bathtub in the shower may be an unexpected idea, but it's a solid one and a growing... trend in bathroom design. Sure, it looks great, but what does it mean from a practical... will work in your new bathroom? Take a look at these examples and learn what questions..."
Get the Look of a Built-in Fridge for Less
"tubs, etc. Good stuff to keep in mind. Thanks! Our fridge not built in, but pretty... between BUILT-IN (cabinetry built around a free-standing appliance, as in this ideabook)... with a built-in look. In fact we built 2 identical kitchens as this is one side of... packed-in (so to speak) space is at a premium, so most homes have built-in/hidden... thing in kitchen next to the coldest thing in Kitchen??...a no go in my book. I don't..."
The Tub With The Dragon Tattoo and Other Great Tubs
"ether in a large or small bathroom, the tub can be the most dominant piece to create... mood. In a large room, unique tubs can stand on their own (literally--look below)... piece. In smaller bathrooms, a unique tub can be a saving grace to what would otherwise... things: the tub's shape the color the placement When designing their home a decade ago... Keep in mind that bathtubs can help a room assert its personality by considering..."
Dreaming of a Spa Tub at Home? Read This Pro Advice First
Before you float away on visions of jets and bubbles and the steamiest water around, consider these very real spa tub issues
"with spa tubs. In a bathroom nothing looks more appealing. Bathrooms with spa tubs always... these tubs. Are you prepared for the maintenance and installation must-haves? Let's... common spa tub installations to learn more about these luxurious soakers.... cleaning tub or don't get a spa tub at all. I have a spa tub and if you don't clean... plain tub in my other house fairly often and almost never use the spa tub. I use..."
10 Japanese Soaking Tubs for Bathing Bliss
"chemicals in an original all-natural hot tub... soaking tub as the prototype of the modern-day hot tub, only cleaner, without chemicals... soaking tubs are made of hinoki wood, but as these examples show, they now come in... In Japan bathing rituals are an ancient and important part of life. Traditionally... yourself in a shower or seated hand bath and then step into an ofuro filled with clean... are wood tubs? Japanese Tubs are the hottest trend in bath tub design. You either love..."
Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower — the Planning Phase
"tep 1 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Get all the remodel details down... dated tub. But what's the best way to go about this conversion? The first step... the only tub in our home. Since walk in tubs already exist why can't a tub manufacturer... to soak in the tub but with my bad knees I can't get in or out of a regular tub. I... uses the tub...we are empty nesters and have our own tub in the master bath that is..."
Convert Your Tub Space Into a Shower — Waterproofing and Drainage
Step 4 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick your waterproofing materials and drain, and don't forget to test
"tep 4 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick your waterproofing materials... huge role in this. Do your homework: Call your local planning office and see what the... shower in your town. Don't stop there, though. Look up the Tile Council of North America's... the tub all together but knowing that there is another tub in another bathroom helped... "garden tub" and make it a large walk-in shower - which is just what we did last summer..."
Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower — the Fixtures-Shopping Phase
Step 2 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Determine your mechanical needs and buy quality fixtures
"tep 2 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Determine your mechanical needs... will come in two parts. The rough-in fitting is the guts of the shower fixture and is... removing the tubs and having two showers in the two bathrooms. I am quite fond of the trench... a huge tub and make it a nice large shower. We are wanting to find the kits with the... together in an incorrect way that we had to have another sent to us by Lacava in Chicago..."
Convert Your Tub Space Into a Shower — the Tiling and Grouting Phase
Step 3 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick the right tile and test it out, then choose your grout color and type
"tep 3 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick the right tile and test it... cover in a short meeting with a potential renovator — so do your homework ahead of... grout in their price, but try to get to know more about your shower project before... Previous in this series: Planning and shopping for fixtures... into a tub - rip it out. If your going to age in a home plan on using these spaces... shower/tub combo and just have walk in shower. We don't have anyone like that here..."
Convert Your Tub Space Into a Shower — Choosing Accessories
Step 5 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick the right niches, benches and bars for the best showering experience
"tep 5 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick the right niches, benches... needed in these last steps — you don't want to undo all the work that's gone into... necessities in the beginning of the design process. A custom corner shampoo niche can add... ideal. In a standard tub to shower conversion you are working with a space that is... deeper tub (original was 17" deep) and in the end I'm happy with the choice. I purchased..."
Idea of the Week: Secret TV By the Tub
"Sroka built for a small TV — a guilty bath-time pleasure. More: Dream Tubs for... a bath tub with this setup, odds are you'll never want to get out. Tucked inside a... Sroka's home in Washington D.C. Although the entire room is a jaw-dropper, what really caught... the bath tub! That is awesome. I had been asking my husband to put in a window by my... garden tub, I cannot stand how closed in it feels-he says 'no'-so I was considering..."
How to Add a Hot Tub to Your Home
"a hot tub getaway or simply by renovating the bathroom to install a hot tub tub.... a hot tub in your home. A short time spent in the hot tub can be a great way to wind... a hot tub in the yard. You can get a sunken-in hot tub to go alongside a pool or... d hot tub that stands on its own. The great thing about hot tubs as far as design... The hot tub is a great easy thing to add to your home and it results in hours of pleasure..."
See a Soothing Backyard Bathhouse Born From a Salvaged Tub
"new hot tub sounded less than pleasant. So Schang constructed his own backyard bathhouse... claw-foot tub. “My wife was appropriately skeptical when I proposed putting a bathtub... tree died in Sloan Schang's yard in Portland, Oregon, last summer, it left behind a blank... bathhouse — in less than a week and for less than 1/6 the price — with a salvaged claw-foot... bathtub in the backyard,” he says, “but she was sweet and trusting enough to just let me..."
13 New Ways to Make a Splash With a Hot Tub
"be than in a toasty hot tub. Although they've always had their fans, spas have come... Some hot tubs have programmable seats that focus on individual muscle groups. Want to... Many hot tubs now come equipped with large flat-screen TVs and surround sound — for... outdoor hot tubs to their clients' dreams of the perfect backyard retreat. While store-bought... t hot tubs are well stocked with extra features, true customization can make one..."