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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
"doorless showers. Here's how to make the most of these design darlings... an open shower. On a French-class trip to Paris at the innocent age of 14, I arrived... in the shower, which was just a handheld faucet and a grate in the floor — no tub... Doorless showers have become a design darling in recent years. Not only do they create... nice hot shower. I much prefer the partial-wall open shower design mentioned in the..."
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
"with a shower-bathtub combo. These examples show how to do it right... in the shower may be an unexpected idea, but it's a solid one and a growing trend... great shower bench or spot to perch your leg on while shaving. Curious if this... hand held shower, a wall shower, and a grab bar. There is also a Roman tub next to (not... from the walls than you are in a standard shower. You can easily take both a shower... idea! Shower head over tub with clear half wall at the shower end. Minimizes cleaning..."
How to Choose the Best Drain for Your Shower
Don't settle for a cheap fix when you can pick a shower drain that suits your style preferences and renovation codes alike
"pick a shower drain that suits your style preferences and renovation codes alike... great shower is a great shower drain. But which drain is the right one for your... your shower? It's simple: the best drain for your shower is the one you love the look... of the showers built in North America, the client is not even asked what type of drain... regular shower drain twice every shower. Catching hair is a shower drain is easier..."
Convert Your Tub Space to a Shower — the Planning Phase
"sleek new shower: Get all the remodel details down on paper... dream shower can often become a reality only if it fits into the footprint of a dated... walk in shower, but no room. I did get a hand-held shower head plus a rain shower.... small shower - convert the tub area into the larger shower. A half wall might then... drain. Shower could have bench, sink should fit in old shower location. The wall between... clear shower glass. We built a shower in the basement with 6x8" tile on the walls..."
Botanicals Gone Wild: Wallpapers that Wow
"the old wall paper, I was cussing and fussing, swearing that I would never think of... using wall paper again.....NOW you got me interested again. DARN YOU! Those examples... removing wall paper, buy a product called DIF and something called Paper Tiger. The... not the wall), then you use the DIF, and it works its way in those scratches, making... plaster walls and my painter insisted his only solution without completely ruining..."
Outfit Your Shower With the Right Bench for You
"in your shower, our guide can help... A shower bench is a wonderful thing. Should your shower stall be large enough to... getting shower seating right, however. I asked bath designer Joy Wilkins of Custom... Benches like shower floors, shower curbs and shower niches should be waterproofed before... complement the wall washing LED light that accents the primary shower wall. Can not wait... in my shower. Works very well, and can be positioned anywhere in the shower This..."
21 Dream Showers Let You Soap Up in Style
These sensational showers have it all: spectacular design, luxurious materials and sleek high-tech features
"sensational showers have it all: spectacular design, luxurious materials and sleek high-tech... person or a shower person? Or, like me, does it depend on your mood? If the invigorating... sensational shower designs. Once you go in, it may be a very long time before you come... on one wall against smooth tile on adjoining walls in a flush floor shower is nothing... indoor shower next to the rock-walled outdoor shower) you see that the glass does..."
10 Stylish Options for Shower Enclosures
One look at these showers with glass block, frameless glass, tile and more, and you may never settle for a basic brass frame again
"these showers with glass block, frameless glass, tile and more, and you may never... A shower is one of the first things you notice when you step into a bathroom, so... surround your shower. Whether you go for framed or frameless, or with no enclosure at all... glass wall (as shown in #4), as opposed to a real wall? What if the shower had glass... glass of a shower door!!!! LOL We recently bought a home that has an open shower with..."
Get Steamy in the Shower for Spa Time at Home
Learn the components of a steam shower to plan a safe and sturdy installation and a soothing bath experience
"steam shower to plan a safe and sturdy installation and a soothing bath experience... steam shower's tile and decided on the shower's space and size, it's time to start... steam shower. Finding someone who will build your shower to the specifications of... steam shower's key components, costs and materials will ensure the outcome you want... steam shower construction. This is my world, I live and breath shower construction..."
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
"sleek new shower: Determine your mechanical needs and buy quality fixtures... shop for shower fixtures, it's important to understand the basics of shower controls... of the shower fixture and is usually made of brass. The fitting will get hooked up... into the shower, but you can work this out by test fitting ahead of time.... pieces (shower head, shower head holder and shower handle) were plastic with a chrome... Lacava shower arm end that connects to the interior wall pipes. We did not know to..."
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
"sleek new shower: Pick the right tile and test it out, then choose your grout color and... every shower build. What kind of tile should you choose? Where should you get it... tile your shower can help you can ask the right questions when interviewing your contractors... about your shower project before selecting a grout. Tiling and grouting are hard to... too many shower builds screwed up because the grout was poorly installed. Let's take..."
The Case for a Curbless Shower
"every shower you see has a 6-inch step at the entrance. Most people never think about... curbless shower, but when I'm looking over a bath to be renovated it's one of the first... curbless shower is a subtle touch that creates a seamless look and broadcasts the amount... traditional shower in our main bath and one wall-mounted hand shower in a very small (45"x... without a shower door for myself is to design a shower in an existing tub/shower combo..."
How to Pick a Shower Niche That's Not Stuck in a Rut
Forget "standard." When you're designing a niche, the shelves and spacing have to work for your individual needs
"Shower niches are more complicated than they look. Every decision for shelving, sizing... to be shower wall surface. Are there any walls adjacent to the block wall. Niches... niche or shower wall. JW @ textileaholic - Tile layout is king in any shower renovation... the 60" wall, away from the shower bar wall. About shoulder height. Francis Jones,... outside wall. This is often not possible because the walls are just not thick enough..."
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
"sleek new shower: Pick your waterproofing materials and drain, and don't forget to test... your new shower, you can start planning its construction — the bones of the job. There... build a shower. Which one is right for your new bathroom? Of course, local planning... building a shower in your town. Don't stop there, though. Look up the Tile Council of... barrier on shower walls and then float the shower walls with concrete all the way to the..."
Guest Picks: Shower Curtains Make a Splash
"bath or shower instant personality with a bright new shower curtain... over a shower curtain, but some homeowners have no other option but to use one. If... use a shower curtain, make it a beautiful one! Here are some of my favorites that... the same shower curtains! No one will ever know! I have two beautiful cream shower curtains... the bird shower curtain. Where can you get this? The bird shower curtain is from Pottery..."