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Houzz Call: Have a Beautiful Small Bathroom? We Want to See It!
Corner sinks, floating vanities and tiny shelves — show us how you’ve made the most of a compact bathroom
"where the toilet is now. Moved the toilet from right in front of the door to the alcove... be more accessible for me down the road. A small profile toilet, counter and sink fit... wall hung toilet, encroached on the eaved ceilings to gain a 2nd sink and larger shower... wall-mount toilet to get code clearance. The minimalist detailing, back-painted glass... with a toilet anchoring one end and a vanity just inside the door. Even though it..."
Bathroom Safety Features That Support Your Style
'Safety first' doesn't mean style comes in second with bathroom grab bars, shower seats and more designed for the modern home
"takes accessibility and makes it beautiful. We truly enjoy creating these unique... by the toilet, and it works perfectly. The vertical one by the faucets is also a must... bench or a toilet, it makes sense, because this way, the hand is aligned to the forearm... restrooms, for handicapped people. As for the curbless shower, the nurse didn't think it... better access, but looked totally contemporary, not like a hospital. Our current..."
12 Ways to Get a Luxe Bathroom Look for Less
Your budget bathroom can have a high-end feel with these tricks for choosing tile, stone, furniture and more
"use the toilet! Besides, our shower isn't "next to the toilet". Bathroom savers Great... total access for that maneuver. We have 30cm x 60cm tiles on the walls and 60cm x... for my toilet for many years. Unless you are building your own home, there usually... for my toilet - took me 5 minutes to install and I can't live without it! I also have... I like toilet bowl cleaner for deep grout cleaning, for white grout only.. Try the..."
Doorless Showers Open a World of Possibilities
Universal design and an open bathroom feel are just two benefits of doorless showers. Here's how to make the most of these design darlings
"Great for handicap accessibility! I have an adult son that is wheelchair bound and this... walls-toilet-sink. Sure keeps the whole BR clean but as an American I found it a... universal access. And, because it has proper slope for drainage, we never have to mop... near the toilet and make cleaning this area much easier. The tile and your back end... there's no access from the sides), reach for the faucets and then keep reaching through..."
How to Settle on a Shower Bench
We help a Houzz user ask all the right questions for designing a stylish, practical and safe shower bench
"under your toilet bowl. The wax ring can melt and thereafter your toilet will leak.... enior-handicap-accessibility And here the website of one of the suppliers - http://www... use the toilet as the bench! How handy........ shower, shave & ---- all at the same... light and accessible. Conair PTB1 SBBF 'Spa Bench' by is ADA compliant, legs adjust... behind the toilet, after I decide how I want to tile the floor. I am thinking of a large..."
6 Steps to Planning a Successful Building Project
"drawings and accessibility. Delays will happen, but try to minimize them. Learn your... gates: accessibility/social sustainability (i.e. Universal Design), optimum building... elongated toilets for young families and the aging-in-place Client. I could bore you... different toilet models and manufacturers. And it matters! (cuz somebody has to keep... faucets, toilet and tile. And then I realized that since I was spending all that money..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design Your Kitchen
Get the ideal kitchen setup by understanding spatial relationships, building dimensions and work zones
"can't accessed except through a narrow door (upper two door cabinet, where L door... short and handicapped and I cannot reach even the second shelf inside the cabinets---thus... How do I access yesterday's article on white kitchens? I notice a lot of American cooking... much more access. No longer losing a items to be upper back rear corners - never to... surface is accessible. I don't have a lot of bench space and over the years I have learned..."
Uncramp Your Small Bathroom
Tired of banging your elbows and knocking over toiletries? Here's how to coax out space in a smaller bathroom
"larger. The toilet and sink are at opposite ends of the narrow room which frees up floor... water-saving toilet; this was an extra that was not essential part of the renovation.]... small and handicapped for space, but it is also the master bathroom, used daily. Removing... focus on accessibility and function has made it the client's dream bath. My advice... What toilet did u use in photo by luxe studio? Really love the comment about under..."
The Secret to Pocket Doors' Success
Pocket doors can be genius solutions for all kinds of rooms — but it’s the hardware that makes all the difference. See why
"many Handicap dwellings also have them for easy access for those who may be confined... us with accessibility needs? Thanks for the article. We try to use the best pocket... operated, ADA accessible sliding door set available. @rsoronen - you're in a tough spot... bathroom/toilets, solely for their quietness in the night. Are there 'silent' track... recessed toilet tissue holders will not work on a 2x4 wall with a pocket door .. not..."
Double-Duty Savvy: 10 Supersmart Laundry Room Combos
Throw some extra function in along with the fabric softener to spin your laundry room into mutitasking mode
"with a toilet, sink and shower. It also has a door that leads to the back yard, so... to have access directly into the large master closet. The laundry room will have a... also have access to the outside for hanging out the laundry. It's my dream laundry room... shower and toilet will both be screened for privacy but still part of the one room. Places... was in a handicapped hotel room and ran across something like this: http://www.pul..."
11 Design Ideas for Splendid Small Living Rooms
Boost a tiny living room's social skills with an appropriate furniture layout — and the right mind-set
"hide the toilet in a claustrophobic box in a master bathroom. We all "go" and most of... (you also access it from the kitchen) and placed a chair there--we need chairs more... way to access a too-small dining area! Because the front door opens directly into... the most accessible and only a few feet long so if I completely fail I would only have... As I am handicapped I cannot have anything that moves like a "regular" area rug as..."
Relocating? Here’s How to Make Moving In a Breeze
"easily accessible instead of 1 week. Someone mentioned toe kick drawers. The kitchen... into a handicap bathroom. We are making a move half way cross country -- driving with... soap, toilet paper etc. and basic cleaning products. Using a floor plan for furniture... can get access to your new place prior to you move, take the measurements of the interior... necessities (toilet paper, paper towels, cleaning supplies, water, snacks, pet needs, etc..."
Houzz Tour: Sustainable, Comfy Living in 196 Square Feet
Solar panels, ship-inspired features and minimal possessions make this tiny Washington home kind to the earth and cozy for the owners
"use a toilet outside the place (even though they have a composting toilet) tells... He has access to a shower and toilet facility set up to accommodate the workers renting... compost toilet--that indicate it is used for toilet purposes. I cannot help but think... composting toilet works. I got a tour at an Applachian hut and their composting toilets... Incinolet toilet to avoid having a septic system. These Incinolets seem to be a good..."
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
"corner toilets). The corner toilets essentially have a normal toilet base/bowl with... to the toilet. Now that is funny! not crazy about the toilet paper over the door on... discovered is toilet sink combos where the sink is part of the toilet tank lid. The toilet... corner toilet. i love the corner toilet! I'm trying to figure out how to make a post... around this toilet/sink combo. In the UK they made a corner toilet where the entire thing..."
Houzz Tour: Flexibility and Efficiency for a New Seattle Home
"The toilet and the person on it is visible from the outside. Not something I would... in the toilet room. haha The homeowner isn't fond of cutting grass or weed-pulling... roll-in for access if age or injury means you need to use a chair or walker etc to get... my own handicap I am much more noticing of this sort of thing. And these past few... variety of handicaps I noticed--and the creative ways people were getting around DESPITE..."