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.


The Best Storm Doors for Your Home

16 Aug 2019, 4:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

If you’re like many homeowners, when the sweltering heat of summer gives way to the golden glow of autumn, you long t...

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The Dos and Don'ts of Air-Drying Everything You Own

16 Aug 2019, 1:05 am | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Save cash, your clothing, and the planet with these tips and tricks for air-drying all your washables—indoors and out.

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15 Places Water Damage May Be Hiding in Your Home

6 Aug 2019, 2:10 pm | Mold Remediation

Water damage is often hidden from sight, tucked away between walls or under floors. As a result, significant structural damage can occur before it’s discovered. Read on to learn about 15 spots where water damage could be hiding in your home.

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9 Ceiling Types You'll See in Homes

31 Jul 2019, 3:08 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Learn all about the most popular ceiling styles to decide what’s right for you, whether you are house hunting, remodeling, or having a new home built.

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The Best Shower Curtains, According to Happy Homeowners

1 May 2019, 9:50 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Shower curtains are the unsung heroes of traditional showers and tubs. In addition to providing privacy, they bring your bathroom softness and style while hiding the clutter of all those shampoo and body wash bottles.

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15 Problems Hard Water Can Cause

24 Jul 2019, 5:34 pm | Bathoom Maintenance

Hard water doesn't pose any health risks, but it can cause a number of plumbing, maintenance, and household cleaning issues.

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How Much Tile Do I Need?

8 Jul 2019, 11:00 am | Bathroom Tile

Follow these easy steps to make sure that you stock enough material for your next tile project.

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The Best Paint Primers, According to DIYers and Pros

27 Jun 2019, 8:00 pm | Bathroom Painting

Whether you’re painting the living room or a patio table, applying a preparatory coat of primer to the surface first will improve adherence, prevent peeling, and reduce the number of coats needed to obtain beautiful results.

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6 Things to Know About Living with High Ceilings

27 Jun 2019, 8:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Though nine-foot ceilings are the industry standard for new construction, ceilings that soar to 10 or 12 feet and eve...

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PEX vs. Copper: Which Pipes are Right for My Home?

28 Jun 2019, 8:00 pm | Bathroom Plumbing

Once the top choice for all water supply pipes, copper has been nudged a bit to the side by flexible pipes made from ...

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Solved! Where to Place the Smoke Detectors in Your House

1 Jul 2019, 11:00 am | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Q: We’re building a large addition on our house—to include two bedrooms, a vaulted great room, and two additional bat...

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What's the Difference? Joint Compound vs. Spackle

21 Jun 2019, 6:00 pm | Bathroom Painting

If you’re about to tackle wall installation or repair, read on for the 411 on spackle and joint compound—and handle the job like a pro.

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7 Things to Know Before Installing a Cement Tile Floor

19 Jun 2019, 10:00 am | Bathroom Tile

Cement tile is taking the design world by storm, brightening up everything from bathroom floors to backsplashes with ...

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What It Means When Your Toilet Hisses

20 May 2019, 3:00 pm | Bathoom Maintenance

If debris and sediment are clogging the valve, flushing it out might be all it takes to get the tank to fill up quietly and quickly again.

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8 Times to Never, Ever Skip Paint Primer

7 May 2019, 2:23 am | Bathroom Painting

A primer preps the painting surface and seals any stains so that the paint adheres well, and you’ll get the smoothest, cleanest finish possible. Read on to find out why you should never skip priming before painting.

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Here Are All The Ways You’re Accidentally Ruining Your Tile

25 Apr 2019, 11:48 am | Bathroom Tile

Durable, easy to clean, and available in many colors and shapes, it's easy to see why tile is such a popular option for kitchen backsplashes, bathroom walls, and floors. But before you get carried away on your next reno, make a note that tile, while a relatively low-maintenance addition, does require some attention.

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12 Big Mistakes That Lead to Mold and Mildew Growth

2 May 2019, 3:22 am | Bathroom Plumbing

Because mold spores are almost everywhere in the environment and multiply very quickly when conditions suit them, it’s important to make your home as inhospitable as possible to these fungi. Unfortunately, many homeowners make simple mistakes that encourage mold to grow.

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Quick Tips Before You Install Recessed Lighting

25 Dec 2018, 1:30 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Placement is key when you're installing recessed lighting. Follow these tips to ensure the best results from this lighting design.

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The Best Options for Bathroom Floor Tile

15 Apr 2019, 11:00 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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How to Establish Privacy When You Have a Window in the Shower

4 Apr 2019, 4:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Keep sunlight in and prying eyes out with these privacy enhancements for shower windows.

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Don't Mess Up This First Step When Tiling a Floor

3 Apr 2019, 6:00 pm | Bathroom Tile

Learn all about tile underlayment materials and installation to ensure a smooth, stable surface beneath your tile flooring project.

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How To Paint a Ceiling

26 Mar 2019, 12:00 pm | Bathroom Painting

Here are some pointers on prep and techniques for how to paint a ceiling that will help you accomplish the job easily and successfully, just like a pro.

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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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