Articles and Ideas 2018-03-20T21:18:31-04:00

Bathroom Remodeling Ideas

If you are considering a bathroom renovation, be sure to view our archive of articles for bathroom remodeling ideas. You’ll find suggestions on cabinets, countertops, backsplashes, sinks, tile, fixtures, and more, which you can incorporate into your bathroom renovation project plan.

10 Shower Tile Ideas that Make a Splash

11 Mar 2019, 3:42 pm | Bathroom Tile

When it comes to retiling a shower, or planning a new bathroom remodel from scratch, many homeowners are overwhelmed by the array of options for tile material, design, and placement. From the classic to the kinetic, here are 10 shower tile ideas to help inspire your own shower redo.

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Buyer's Guide: Toilet Bowl Cleaners

8 Mar 2019, 4:00 pm | Bathoom Maintenance

Get this bathroom chore done quickly and easily with the right formula for your household.

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How To Grout Tile

4 Mar 2019, 8:00 pm | Bathroom Tile

Fill the joints between your new tiles with fresh grout in four easy steps.

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10 Hidden Signs That You Have a Plumbing Problem

5 Mar 2019, 1:30 am | Bathoom Maintenance

Read through these 10 hidden signs of plumbing problems in your home so you'll know when it may be time to call in a professional.

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Buyer's Guide: Caulks for Shower or Tub

22 Feb 2019, 1:00 pm | Bathoom Maintenance

Learn what caulk is right for your bathroom project and enlist one of our picks for good-looking, long-lasting results.

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The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Flooring

28 Feb 2019, 10:00 am | Bathroom Tile

Understand what makes vinyl such a viable flooring option—as well as the downsides to this popular product—to decide whether to install it or remove it from your home.

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Buyer's Guide: Shower Curtains

28 Feb 2019, 6:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Find a shower curtain that’s the perfect size, style, and fabric for your bathroom.

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What's the Difference: Grout vs Caulk

27 Feb 2019, 7:00 pm | Bathroom Tile

Understand how these common adhesives are used in various tile projects to get great-looking, long-lasting results.

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How To Paint a Bathtub

21 Feb 2019, 3:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Renew your loo by putting a fresh, clean coat on your worn-out old tub.

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How Long Caulk Actually Takes to Dry

5 Feb 2019, 11:00 am | Bathoom Maintenance

Make sure the caulk you apply for your next project dries and cures completely to achieve long-lasting results.

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Bathroom Floor Tile: Which Is Best for You?

1 Feb 2019, 7:00 pm | Bathroom Tile

While there are many bathroom floor tile options, knowing the pros and cons for each will help you make the right choice in your home.

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Here's How Much People Spend on Popular Home Upgrades

2 Feb 2019, 12:08 am | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

before you call a contractor or pick out the perfect slab of granite for your new countertop, you should know how much the renovation project you're about to tackle typically costs. Here’s what Americans are spending, on average, for some of the most popular home upgrades.

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The One Detail You Don't Want to Forget in Your Bathroom Renovation

10 Dec 2018, 5:37 pm | Bathroom Fixtures

When upgrading your bathroom, don’t forget to think beyond backsplashes and vanities to consider what lighting elements would best assist in your morning routine.

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10 Parts of the Home You Can (and Should) Renovate in Winter

23 Jan 2019, 10:49 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

The middle of winter may not seem like a good time to start a renovation project, but the season has a surprising amount of DIY appeal.

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7 Tips for How to Clean Stained Grout

11 Jan 2019, 7:00 pm | Bathroom Tile

It’s possible to clean and restore your grout using common household products and a bit of elbow grease.

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Buyer's Guide: Interior Paints

4 Jan 2019, 7:00 pm | Bathroom Painting

Use these shopping tips and recommendations—based on satisfied consumers’ reviews—to find the best interior paint for the job.

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The Perfect Height for Towel Bars and Hooks

31 Dec 2018, 6:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

While there is an industry standard height that contractors tend to use, the best height depends on the bathroom layout and who will be using it.

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Read This Before You Install a Floating Tile Floor

10 Dec 2018, 7:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

If you’ve been wanting a tile floor but shied away due to the difficulty of installing your own traditional tile, you may be intrigued by the idea of a floating tile floor.

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7 Things to Know Before Choosing Laminate Flooring

30 Nov 2018, 9:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

To find out if this material is right for your budget, lifestyle, and aesthetic preferences, first consider these pros and cons of laminate flooring.

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7 Things to Know Before Choosing and Installing Marble Flooring

28 Nov 2018, 8:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Learn what types of marble are available, how to choose the best one for your budget, and glean some DIY tips should you opt to tackle installation yourself.

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7 Signs Your Home Needs a Water Softener

15 Nov 2018, 4:31 am | Bathroom Plumbing

Is your water too hard? Here are just a few of the tell-tale signs that you may need a water softener.

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12 Household Cleaning Mistakes That Are Making You Sick

20 Nov 2018, 5:04 pm | Bathoom Maintenance

There’s nothing like the feeling of a fresh, tidy house. But how clean is your home, really? Your bad cleaning habits may be preventing you from achieving a real deep, lasting clean—but don't worry! Simply follow these 12 tips for your healthiest home ever.

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How to Remove Texture From Walls

20 Nov 2018, 11:00 pm | Bathroom Painting

Before putting on your work clothes and picking up a scraper, get to know the two methods for removing texture from walls depending on whether or not your walls are painted.

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How to Clean a Porcelain Sink

14 Nov 2018, 6:00 pm | Bathoom Maintenance

Banish stains and dullness to get your porcelain sparkling again with these gentle yet effective treatments.

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How to Paint Behind a Toilet

8 Nov 2018, 11:00 am | Bathroom Painting

These techniques will help you apply paint in the hardest place to reach by roller—behind the toilet—so that you can achieve professional-looking results.

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