Cary Bernstein Architect
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Cary Bernstein Architect Choy 1 Residence modern bathroom
 

Cary Bernstein Architect Choy 1 Residence

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mkoulomz wrote:
which mosaic tile and color are used here?
   Comment   November 21, 2013
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The tile is from Bisazza. This project was done a long time ago and colors change so I would check their current light gray range.
January 14, 2014 at 4:14pm   
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ceecee500 wrote:
where to purchase roller shades
   Comment   January 31, 2013
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lumwyman
Try IKEA for roller shades. We had one in our kitchen.
September 12, 2013 at 4:40pm     
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disummers
Thank you!
September 12, 2013 at 5:13pm   
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b3lle33 wrote:
Is it true you can paint over existing bathroom tile? How?
   Comment   January 24, 2011
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Annie Thornton
Although this is not a permanent bathroom fix, if you want to extend the life of your ceramic bathroom tile for a few years, then painting ceramic bathroom tiles is definitely an option.

1. clean, clean, clean! I read on countless sites that the most important thing people forget to do is clean the tile thoroughly before starting. Make sure that you get all of the soap scum, grime, lime scale, etc. off of the tiles and grout.

2. Let dry, and then sand the tiles with a medium grit sandpaper until they are dull and no longer glossy. Make sure that you clean up all of the excess dust with a damp towel or equivalent.

3. If you are going to re-grout your tiles you may want to do that first. If you grout after it can ruin your newly painted tiles.

4. Coat the tile surface with a bonding primer to seal it against moisture and everything that goes with it (mold, etc.)

5. Let dry according to the directions, sand the primer, clean, and then prime again.

6. Once dry, apply an oil based gloss paint with a natural bristle brush.

7. Let the paint dry thoroughly and apply another coat.

8. After that has dried, apply a clear polyurethane finish to seal the color in.

Again, I want to emphasize that this is not a forever fix for your bathroom. But it is a nice and less expensive way to remodel your bathroom on a budget. In order to ensure it's longevity, try not to paint tiles that are constantly wet, and make sure that when you clean the tiles you aren't using an excessively abrasive cleaner.
January 24, 2011 at 5:41pm   
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waynehorwitz
WARNING - no matter how well you do the job, painting over tiles will ALWAYS look like you painted over the tiles. Not worth it in my opinion.
October 29, 2012 at 12:49am   
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bikinikitty wrote:
what type of frame did you use to achieve the look of the window over the bath? Is it frameless?
   Comment   November 30, 2012
Sakamoto Architects wrote:
What a rich floor color! what is the material?
   Comment   October 24, 2012
ubathroom wrote:
what type of tiles was used on this bathroom
   Comment   July 21, 2011

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This is such a fantastic bathtub view - the hedges outside take the place of a painting.
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