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Steam Showers Bring a Beloved Spa Feature Home
Get the benefits of a time-honored ritual without firing up the coals, thanks to easier-than-ever home steam systems
"design a room or shower with steam in mind. Because steam gets much hotter and permeates... ating steam into your shower renovation or new-build bathroom can improve the quality... have used steam to heal, to perform religious ceremonies and, of course, to simply relax... Today's steam showers are obviously much easier to work with than the ones of the past... your own steam heat at home — your own mini Turkish bath — from the modern-day projects..."
A Chilly Massachusetts Bathroom Gets the Hotel-Spa Treatment
Luxurious details including a steam shower and radiant-heat flooring create a relaxing private master bathroom for a couple
"including a steam shower and radiant-heat flooring create a relaxing private master bathroom... loves to steam, and neither one of them was getting what they really wanted out of their... hotel spa, but with traditional touches. The result is a luxe and comfortable room... lovely room. Wow! Thank you! That is quite the compliment! Very nice. Like the blue... idea in a room that has a steam shower (the paper starts to peel off from the seams when..."
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
"of a steam shower to plan a safe and sturdy installation and a soothing bath experience... chosen your steam shower's tile and decided on the shower's space and size, it's time to... ing a steam shower's key components, costs and materials will ensure the outcome... sturdy steam shower. Finding someone who will build your shower to the specifications... kids a steam shower is a welcome retreat. Man - I need my own steam shower.... :(..."
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... hotel room. But no other plumbing fixture causes me more grief than these tubs. Are... common spa tub installations to learn more about these luxurious soakers.... get a spa tub at all. I have a spa tub and if you don't clean it often or leave... use the spa tub. I use calgon daily in my spa tub. It is not self cleaning and it... only have room/money for one, take a great shower; otherwise, a tub (soaking or spa)..."
Expert Talk: Wallpaper Gains Steam in the Bathroom
Pro designers are making unexpected choices for bathrooms these days, with wallpaper in bold patterns and high-contrast colors
"powder room. But here are eight reasons you might want to reconsider your options... another room again. Especially in a small room that has many obstacles to get to it... The one room I think should have wallpaper is a bathroom. Some of those however hurt... powder room, but what about a full bathroom with shower and tub?... powder room adjoins a family room, and Tineke Triggs of Artistic Designs for Living... powder room, since the space is so small," she says. "It makes the room feel grander..."
How to Choose Tile for a Steam Shower
In steamy quarters, tile needs to stand up to all that water and vapor in style. Here's how to get it right the first time
"Steam is much more invasive than water, so a steam shower requires more care to construct... adding a steam generator and control pad. Building a steam shower requires a new and... that the steam shower gives you long years of service. Building a steam shower with... code for steam showers, no special inspections on vapor management and no safety net... make your steam shower safe, beautiful and functional.... ThermaSol Steam unit. The steam is wonderful. You will want to place the steam outlet..."
Guest Picks: Canning, Preserving, Steaming, Dehydrating
Room of the Day: Spa-Like Relaxing in a London Garden
Nature inspired the design of this gym, sauna, hot tub and more, so it blends seamlessly with the surrounding woodland
"outdoor spa and relaxation room,” says Bennett. Simon Berry from Natures Balance was... space. Room to Room to Landscape Flow Like it! I would have Wicker furniture !!! Nice... their spa (they couldn't run a gas line, so this was the next best thing).. http://www... relaxation room, study/TV room, sauna and showerThe result is a building that fits in... Zen-like spa feel created by the abundant Douglas fir paneling. “The transition from..."
Bliss Out in Your Bath: 18 Ways to 'Spa Up' Your Bathroom
Can't get to the spa? Bring it to you. You can spend the saved money on new towels, candles and lavish lathers
"to the spa? Bring it to you. You can spend the saved money on new towels, candles... of that spa style home. While some of the bathrooms on Houzz are larger than my bedroom... away from spa-like bathrooms to apply to our own, whether that means a full bathroom... bring spa style to your home.... orchid and spa robe! Nice article. Thanks! Love the spa look! Recently redid a small... for a "spa-ed up bathroom." Often people don't even think about putting them in the..."
Step Inside a Luxurious Pool House and Spa
"house with spa, gym and art gallery on the shores of Whitefish Lake, Susie Hoffmann, founder... into the spa. The spa itself looks very inviting and I would love to have a spacious... exercise room, bath house & art room are all built and decorated magnificently! I especially... the pool room integrates into the surrounding landscape. Beautiful materials and beautiful... No two rooms are exactly alike. It's as if you are in multiple houses, not just one..."
Guest Picks: Spa Retreat
"luxurious spa treatment to soothe away the cares of the day. Indulge yourself at home... any home spa. Have you all see the Basic Bath Terry Lined Towel?... to the room too. Take your favorite home spa luxuries with you in this lovely travel... A home spa session isn't complete without some soft music playing in the background... make your spa day more relaxing. After your delectable, scented oil bath, step out onto..."
Junk-Storing Garage Becomes a Cabana Getaway
"for a steam shower, a wet bar and room to play... share a room, which gets pretty tight," says one of the owners. "We wanted some extra... extra room for visitors and for when the kids get bigger." They didn't have to look... breathing room since our house is small and we have two growing kids," the owner says... living room with a wet bar and a full bath, though the foundation needed some unexpected... in the room reminding one of a Japanese tea room? drj, she purchased the chairs at..."
Design Dilemmas: 4 Questions for Houzzers
"family room that also reflects her modern and traditional aesthetic, while avaloncj... basement spa. Take a look at this week's questions and see if you can offer your own... family room? "This is our living room. We're wanting to overhaul this room to create... sitting room." Click here to answer. 4. How should I finish my pool and spa? "New home... great room in our new house. How can we give the wet bar area an updated look? We..."
13 New Ways to Make a Splash With a Hot Tub
"in your spa that often, making it a visual and audio feature will turn it into something... converted a room in our basement into our Jacuzzi room. We ripped up the carpet and stained... Moon' spa, très chique and expensive. More likely, though, is the purchase of a... into a spa with a small 2-3 person hot tub. What are the pitfalls to watch out for... inside room where you reenter your home is important. We live in Pacific NW and walking..."
Your Shower: Make Room for the Bench