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My Houzz: A Master’s Design Goes Green and Universal
Adapting $500 house plans in Pittsburgh leads to planned Platinum LEED certification and better accessibility for one of the owners
7 Ways to Charge Up and Connect After Disaster
"without road access, electricity, phone service, Internet access and gasoline — all at the... Internet access and no phone service. And no place is safe from the possibility of... phone access, its credit card machines won’t work. (Solution: Keep cash in your emergency... cups, toilet tissue and gloves, towels, soap, paper towels, sweat bands, and money... I have access. But I plan to stockpile (that's another word for pack-rat) certain..."
9 Big Space-Saving Ideas for Tiny Bathrooms
Look to these layouts and features to fit everything you need in the bath without feeling crammed in
"for a toilet and sink, let alone a shower (a tub being totally out of the question)... retractable toilet or a toilet cover would work well if it had to be under the shower head... Wet toilet seat, wet toilet paper, no thanks! That's exactly what I would have... with the toilet getting wet (or toilet paper), as the shower area was placed beside... flushing the toilet; there is a reason why there's a lid on the toilet! Interesting list..."
Make a Tiny Bathroom Work Wonders
"shower and toilet. If we're lucky, we will figure out a way to get a tub in there. But... for the handicapped to access. I still don't get that "zero threshhold" shower .. who... of the toilet. But otherwise, very nice. I have a similar sink / toilet combo, but... The sink/toilet combo is totally normal in Japanese households. Since the toilet is... the sink/toilet combo is where you wash your hands before leaving the toilet room. At..."
My Houzz: Universal Design Helps an 8-Year-Old Feel at Home
An innovative sensory room, wide doors and hallways, and other thoughtful design moves make this Canadian home work for the whole family
"that is accessible from the outside to wider hallways and other amenities. Houzz at... not very handicap accessible. Is there an elevator in the house? " the couple created... as a handicapped person who does NOT have barrier free access etc I am VERY in awe... have an accessible house that doesn't look at all accessible. Couple of comments... needs to access easily--et voila--access barrier broken. Snotty comments are not needed..."
Houzz Tour: Just Being Modest on Lake Superior
"composting toilet there, so an outhouse was added out back with the county’s blessing... composting toilet in a small building that technically is an outhouse? I did notice in... incinerator toilets (where plumbing is not allowed/available). Incinolet is the most common... composting toilet and might be a possibility here (though the outhouse is charming). They... composting toilets, too. We have one in our guest house in Montana and have been pleased..."
Budget Beach House: A Trailer Gets Ready for Summer Fun
"without access to a family beach house at the Jersey Shore for the first time in her... that is accessible. Thanks. Great makeover! What is self-leveling paint? Brand? I'd... fun and accessible ideas for those of us with less than deep pockets. PS What a great... is; the toilet was on one side of the "hall" and the sink and shower were on the OTHER... have the toilet able to be used in PRIVATE. This is something I am looking for as the..."
Water Sense for Big Savings
"an old toilet isn’t difficult; to make it easier, some manufacturers are including... the new toilet. So let’s make 2014 the year we make our homes more water efficient... to the toilet to fill the toilet's reservoir. This way, after using the toilet while... flush toilets didn't work as well as they have for the last decade. Toilets made... flush toilet to the fella that installed the new toilet. Those original low flush..."
31 True Tales of Remodeling Gone Wild
Drugs, sex, excess — the home design industry is rife with stories that will blow your mind, or at least leave you scratching your head
"wanted two toilets facing each other so he could share everything with his dating partners... food, toilets and much, much more. We asked interior designers, architects, builders... his-n-her toilets reminds me of a Victoria Jackson/Kevin Nealon fake commercial skit... "The Love Toilet" on SNL. They sat side by side facing in opposite directions. If you... e The toilet situation is not that unique. The Sochi Olympics had even better ones:)..."
So You Want to Get a Cat
If you're a cat lover, the joys outweigh any other issue. If you haven't lived with one yet, here are a few things to know
"garden as a toilet." But if you haven't had a cat before and you're at all fussy about... outside access to toilet during the day and evening. All are kept inside overnight... to have access to their room to clean. They will access it through an entry in the... down the toilet. I felt like this would have been the perfect moment to toilet train... a cat toilet in an utility type of room, or secondary bathroom, if possible, in stead..."
12 Design Tips to Make a Small Bathroom Better
"g the toilet and sink to code, allowing enough clearance for a shower and, of course... over the toilet only works with a tankless toilet as shown. If your toilet has a tank... over the toilet for more storage No towels near the toilet, pleeeeeze! A recent small... hold your toilet plunger and scrubber, medicine cabinets, toilet paper holders, magazine... next to a toilet is unsanitary -- toilets spray water for many feet around them when..."
8 Tiny Bathrooms With Big Personalities
Small wonders are challenging to pull off in bathroom design, but these 8 complete baths do it with as much grace as practicality
"sink, toilet, shower and/or tub. If you have a tiny bath, we'd love to see how... over the toilet because when an adult got off the toilet they'd hit their head, We... The toilet paper roll is on the back of the bathroom door opposite the toilet seat... move the toilet away from the wall just enough to put a cabinet above the toilet without... corner toilet, corner vanity) uses the same central area to access all three fixtures..."
Powder Room Essentials to Keep Guests Happy
Set out these bathroom necessities (hello, hand towels) to make your company comfortable and your parties run smoothly
"is the toilet paper? In fact, where the heck are the other amenities? Nothing stresses... needing a toilet plunger and there not be a toilet plunger in the room. Something I'm... to the toilet? Never. WAY too close to the toilet. I'm not gonna touch them. I would... worst toilets EVER. When we moved in the toilets were so far gone we replaced them... to Hang Toilet Paper...putting toilet rolls or reading material in a basket by the..."
Homeowners Give the Pink Sink Some Love
"tub, toilet — were pastel pink, light blue and minty green. The tile was often one... get that toilet away from the food, Ha! My bathroom had burgundy toilet and bath. Could... bathroom.. Toilet, sink, bathtub, tiles on floor and half walls. My issue now is making... matching toilet seats? I grew up with a pepto bismol puke pink bathroom and I don't... bathtubs, and toilets. It won't be long before companies like Kohler will come out with a..."
10 Amenities to Make Your Bathroom Extraordinary
Go beyond the basics for a luxury bathroom experience, with extra-special options starting at only $25
"shower, toilet, sink": It’s the mantra of bathrooms. But even if you have them all... heated toilet seat, my life changed. I told my husband that since my bare hiney wasn't... was the toilet seat I wanted to be warm, not the tile. Best decision we ever made... ight" toilets - now I wish they would put them in at work. One regret is the lack... and no toilet to do a #2??? Where do you do your "business"? How many men at a..."