5668 shower and bathroom Stories
A Boston Kitchen and Bath Go From Dreary to Darling
See how a $25,000 renovation budget gave 2 outdated spaces in a small Massachusetts apartment a brand-new look
"kitchen and bathroom just weren't cutting it. Working with a strict $25,000 budget... feet; bathroom: 33 square feet Cost: $25,000, including materials and labor... rooms and used fresh materials to give the original layouts a beautiful new look... in the shower. The kitchen wall niche is ingenious and the bathroom is so cheerful... before and after and the prices for material and installation. Both rooms are so much..."
Basement of the Week: Personality and Amenities Create a Comfy Lounge
School colors: on the wall. Neon Pabst sign: behind the bar. Exercise equipment, shower, games and big-screen TV: right on tap
"equipment, shower, games and big-screen TV: right on tap... room, a bathroom with a shower and an exercise room. "I'm friends with these clients... stamp and use it every day. They wanted an industrial vibe and plenty of room to... sons and their friends. The finished basement includes a bar, a sitting area,... clients, and I've been able to enjoy the basement since we finished it," says their architect... Pier 1 and Amazon and one other vendor. I think they were pretty reasonably priced..."
Bathrooms Awash in Black and White Tile
Classic, affordable and widely available, this tile combination can veer modern, traditional or eclectic on a bathroom floor
"affordable and widely available, this tile combination can veer modern, traditional or... today's bathrooms, white is the standard choice for fixtures like toilets and baths... black and white is always a good bet. The classic combo of ebony and ivory has many... crisp and clean; and it is neutral enough that most buyers will like it — or at least... Black and white floor tiles also happen to be affordable and frequently in stock..."
2012 Faucet and Fixtures: See What's New for the Bath
"ustic and contemporary finishes, new shapes, water savers and musical toilets hit... styles and technologies of bathroom faucets and fixtures — sinks, tubs, toilets and... sinks and counters, fancy toilets and unique shapes and materials that will be appearing... Browse bathroom designs | Find a bathroom designer... (wash and dry!) in all 8 of her bathrooms. Many years ago I was in Japan. A toilet... over kids and their intrusion into my bathroom, I don't think I want a toilet able to..."
Bathroom Design: Getting Tile Around the Vanity Right
Prevent water damage and get a seamless look with these pro tips for tiling under and around a bathroom vanity
"damage and get a seamless look with these pro tips for tiling under and around a bathroom... these bathrooms combine vanities and floor tiles, and learn what you should specify... the pros and cons of bringing tile all the way under your bathroom storage. See how... prevent shower or sink water from finding its way into your house. Extending tile all... room look and feel larger, too. These vanities are popular choices in today's bathrooms..."
Universal Bath Design: Light Your Bathroom for All Ages and Abilities
Learn about uplighting, downlighting, visual cueing and avoiding glare for a bathroom that's safe and works for all
"cueing and avoiding glare for a bathroom that's safe and works for all... making bathrooms with a universal appeal in design and aesthetics more in demand than... ever. And that includes lighting. Younger homeowners might like the vibe and ambience... in the shower and tub, while aging homeowners might need more light to make their... techniques and material selections that can make your bathroom sparkle, without the glare..."
15 Cheap and Easy Ways to Makeover Your Bathroom
"killer shower curtain for Christmas, and I have to say, hanging it up gave my bathroom... cutters and plumbers in order to give your bathroom a facelift. Here are 15 ideas that... make your bathroom seem brand new. Pick one or two or do all 15, and let me know how... black and white bathroom. Wonderful ideas Becky, and they all make the bathroom... border and a bathroom sink (it was pink and they wanted it white) at the same time..."
Green and Clean: Ventilate for a Healthy Bathroom
"your bathroom of excess moisture is vital for indoor air quality. Here's how to... during each shower. If not ventilated properly, that moisture and its potential mold and... quality and structural integrity. Fear not, though — these design tools and techniques... of the shower and once again has closed the bathroom door behind him and not turned... moisture, and simply *must* be kept on longer to exhaust all that shower steam and moisture..."
Guest Picks: Fun and Functional Kids’ Bathroom Finds
If neatness, style and efficiency are as fleeting as a soap bubble in your kids’ bathroom, these furnishings and accessories are for you
"style and efficiency are as fleeting as a soap bubble in your kids’ bathroom, these... furnishings and accessories are for you... teeth, shower, do their hair, wash their hands and — well, you know. And because... kitchen, the bathroom takes the biggest beating in a home with children. This is where the... kids’ bathroom, you might as well make it a room that will appeal to both your kids... kids and you. — Laurel from Ducks in a Row..."
Floor-to-Ceiling Tile Takes Bathrooms Above and Beyond
Generous tile in a bathroom can bounce light, give the illusion of more space and provide a cohesive look
"tile in a bathroom can bounce light, give the illusion of more space and provide a cohesive... Designers and builders are paying careful attention to universal design, which includes... curbless shower entry. A wet room is the best way to accomplish this in the smallest... space, and extending the same tile throughout a smaller space can help make it look... their bathroom down with their towels after every shower and then wash their towels..."
A Seattle Family Bathroom Gains Privacy and Polish
"the full bathroom they and their two kids share for last. No matter how dated and i... from your shower stall down to your kitchen to bump up your renovation timeline. This... only full bathroom in the house for renovation work understandably caused the procrastination... Construction and her team completed the renovation in two phases. They replaced the leaking... leaking shower in the fall, then completed the rest of the renovation the following..."
From Canning Porch to Beautiful Vintage Bath in Oregon
"finds and DIY labor transform a cramped space into a serene hotel-style bath on a... beautiful new bathroom, complete with a vintage soaking tub and a walk-in shower.... Obbie and Connie Atkinson bought their farmhouse in Eastern Oregon, they knew it... a new bathroom. Their home was built in the late 1800s before the advent of indoor... cramped and oddly shaped, was probably tacked on to the house in the 1920s or ’30s..."
Better Circulation for a Family Kitchen and Bathroom
An architect’s smart design moves helped rearrange this Louisville kitchen to create a more sensible workflow
"prefabricated shower and stacked 24-inch washer and dryer units. “Thinking of something in... cabinets and appliances. But once they met with architect Emily Fisher and heard her... dryer and shower, Fisher used creative thinking to squeeze everything in, installing... first Sara and Gibbs Rounsavall figured they would make over their 1980s plastic-lami... saved and made it happen.” Then, when they asked that a small adjacent bathroom..."
Make a Tiny Bathroom Work Wonders
"reflection and multitasking spaces keep small bathrooms both stylish and functional... members and one shower, I have a personal interest in tiny bathrooms. We plan to include... sink, shower and toilet. If we're lucky, we will figure out a way to get a tub in... comfortable and stylish. Here are 12 tiny bathrooms to inspire the small-space genius in... husbands bathroom and I took the front, much larger bathroom for me. appytrails, I really..."
See the Clever Tricks That Opened Up This Master Bathroom
A recessed toilet paper holder and cabinets, diagonal large-format tiles, frameless glass and more helped maximize every inch of the space
"holder and cabinets, diagonal large-format tiles, frameless glass and more helped... 75-square-foot bathroom and swapped the shower-tub combo for a shower, which freed up space... toilet and faucets for a roomier feel and to make cleaning easier. She also raised... vanity and recessed the medicine cabinets and even the toilet paper holder. “In the... master bathrooms, while the one she shares with her husband, Joseph, went untouched..."