For an aging parent or someone with special needs an existing bathroom can be a dangerous place – slippery floors, low toilets, bathtub rails and shower curbs to step over, narrow doorways and hard to reach light switches are all obstacles to overcome. You may be wondering how you can make an accessible bathroom that is useable and stylish. Here’s 7 ideas to consider for your next bathroom remodeling project:
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Is your shower or bath too small? Do you worry about you or a loved one slipping in falling due to slippery materials being placed on the floor or tub rail? If so – consider using a recessed
wall niche for your shower or tub. Here’s 6 ½ steps to help you select the right shower caddy or recessed niche for your next bathroom remodeling project: Continue reading “6 ½ Steps to Select a Recessed Wall Niche” »
To many people glass block windows are just too heavy a product to use. The cool thing is they’ve gotten lighter now since that there are 2” thick glass blocks which are built inside vinyl frames. These windows are not only strong (since they are constructed with vinyl spacers between the blocks), but they also come in a wide variety of colors, frosted and etched patterns and are easy to install. Wondering where you can use these windows ….here’s 7 projects to choose from: Continue reading “7 Projects Using a Lighter Vinyl Framed Glass Block Window” »
If you’ve got 1, 1 ½ or 2 bathrooms in your house it can be very difficult to remodel. Going over to a friend or relatives to shower during a lengthy remodeling process can get to be old very quick! Fortunately there is a cost-effective and time effective way to remodel your tub, shower and surrounding walls without a major hassle. Consider using acrylic tub, shower and wall liners which are designed to go over the old materials in your bathroom. Here are some advantages of this system: Continue reading ““Save money and shorten the time to remodel with acrylic bath tubs, showers and walls”” »
On a recent trip to Nemacolin Woodlands (a fantastic vacation spot) my 11 year old son met another boy his age from New Jersey. After talking to the boy I learned that he motivated his parents to drive him all the way from New Jersey to this vacation spot in Pennsylvania (about a 10 hour drive) because he wants to be an architect and wanted to see Fallingwater (the famous home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright). I thought to myself how cool is it that an 11 year old boy would be excited enough about home design to be able to get his parents to take him this far just to see a house!
This young man should be an inspiration to us all. Why settle for a boring bathroom remodeling project when you can design something with a sense of wow and/or a feeling of tranquility? Why “settle” for a bland bathroom when with a little planning you can have something extraordinary? Here are some ideas to inspire your bathroom remodeling design: Continue reading “Your bathroom remodeling project – Be Inspired!” »
So you’ve come to the conclusion that something has to be done about your old outdated bathtub enclosure. The color of the old tiles may be outdated, cracked or look just really nasty with the growth of mold and mildew. A sound and budget saving solution to these problems is an acrylic wall surround.
If you’re in the market for an acrylic wall surround but are finding it difficult to know how to make the best selection for your project the following the answers to the following 5 questions should help you. Continue reading “How to Choose an Acrylic Bathtub Wall Surround” »