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.

5 Things to Know Before Installing Storm Windows

2 Jan 2020, 10:00 am | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Brand-new windows are always nice, but they can be a huge expense. You may be able to get much of the energy savings of new windows at a fraction of the cost by installing storm windows.

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6 Things to Know About Window Flashing

17 Jan 2020, 5:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Understand how this crucial waterproofing process works to protect your home from rot, mildew, and structural damage.

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15 Items You Probably Didn’t Know Were Hazardous Waste

21 Jan 2020, 1:58 am | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Many things we use every day in our homes, gardens, or workshops are so common that we may find it hard to believe they’re classified as hazardous waste and should as a result should be disposed of appropriately. Instead, we toss them in the garbage along with ordinary trash and food scraps, where they could cause harm to humans, animals, and the environment. Scroll through to learn why the following 15 items, some of which may surprise you, are considered hazardous waste and why you should dispose of them with care.

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Solved! What’s the Best Bathtub Size?

20 Jan 2020, 10:00 am | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Choosing the right bathtub size is crucial, whether remodeling an older bathroom or adding a new one. And these days, bathtubs come in more sizes, shapes, and depths than ever, so the key is determining which will fit both your lifestyle and your square footage.

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What's the Difference? Prefinished vs. Unfinished Hardwood Flooring

16 Jan 2020, 7:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

To decide what will work best in your home, first get to know what separates the two options with these key points in the case of prefinished vs. unfinished hardwood flooring.

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10 Things That Are Ruining Your Home's Plumbing

10 Jan 2020, 10:38 pm | Bathroom Plumbing

Whether it’s putting the wrong things down the garbage disposal or doing a bad DIY job, you may be putting your plumbing at risk. To avoid a large plumbing emergency, stop doing these 10 things.

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15 Home Improvements That Can't Wait Until Spring

9 Jan 2020, 11:53 pm | Bathroom Plumbing

Certain home improvement projects are best suited for spring and summer, for instance, painting the exterior or power-washing the driveway. But you can—and should—take care of important maintenance tasks, even in the coldest weather.

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How To Find a Plumbing Leak

8 Jan 2020, 10:00 am | Bathroom Plumbing

Every homeowner should know how to find a water leak. Read on for advice on determining whether you’ve sprung one and how to identify its location so you can nip the plumbing problem in the bud.

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4 Important Tools for Detecting a Gas Leak

30 Dec 2019, 1:00 pm | Bathroom Plumbing

Learn how to detect a gas leak and protect your home and loved ones from harm with just a handful of pro-rated tools.

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These 10 Renovation Trends Will Be Popular in 2020

23 Dec 2019, 6:16 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

When you own a home, it never seems to be quite finished. If you're busy dreaming up new projects for the new year, check out this top 10 list of renovation trends for 2020.

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The Best Home Makeover Success Stories of 2019

19 Dec 2019, 2:01 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Check out the picks of the most awe-inspiring before and afters of renovation projects of the year, and then roll up your sleeves and get started on your own.

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5 Things to Know About Low-Flow Faucets and Fixtures

18 Dec 2019, 12:00 pm | Bathroom Fixtures

Learn the ins and outs of today’s low-flow fixtures—and why it’s probably a good idea to replace your old models with new eco-tech ones now.

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10 Ways to Make Your Bathroom (Much) Safer

16 Dec 2019, 5:26 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Prevention is key when it comes to bathroom safety. Following these tips will make your bathroom safer for everyone.

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Is Prefinished Hardwood Flooring Right for Your Project?

27 Nov 2019, 12:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Prefinished hardwood flooring offers an easier alternative to a real wood floor. But, like all flooring materials, prefinished hardwood has pros and cons. Learn about benefits and drawbacks to decide if it’s the right material for your home.

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Here's Why Every Bathroom Could Benefit from a Ventilation Fan

26 Nov 2019, 4:17 pm | Bathroom Ventilation

This workhorse does much more than just keep the mirrors clear. Read on to learn why a new bathroom fan should be a priority home upgrade, whether you have an upcoming renovation or not.

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3 Tips to Choosing Track Lighting

21 Nov 2019, 1:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Track lighting can add drama and a modern aesthetic everywhere from the bathroom to the finished basement and is relatively affordable. Here’s all you need to know to bring the flexibility and flair of track lighting to your home.

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What's the Difference? Shiplap vs. Tongue and Groove

20 Nov 2019, 4:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

If you’re a fan of modern farmhouse style, or simply watch a lot of decorating shows on TV, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the comeback of wall paneling. Read on to learn what separates shiplap from tongue and groove to help you pick the paneling that’s perfect for your home.

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How To: Remove Water Stains from Wood

4 Nov 2019, 8:00 pm | Bathoom Maintenance

If the damage has already been done and you have to figure out how to remove water stains from wood, don’t be discouraged. Many have eliminated, or at least made significantly less visible, the unsightly marks that moisture can leave.

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5 Types of Plumbing Pipes You'll Find in Homes

30 Oct 2019, 3:00 pm | Bathroom Plumbing

Understand the typical uses for each type of pipe and why certain pipes are better suited than others for specific plumbing projects.

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Solved! The Standard Size for Doors

23 Oct 2019, 5:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Purchase the proper size interior and entry doors to suit your home remodel or new construction—and learn which make the most reasonable DIY projects.

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6 Reasons for Installing Recessed Lighting Throughout the Home

17 Oct 2019, 2:00 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

Whereas other types of fixtures best suit one or another specific application—be it ambient, task, or accent lighting—versatile recessed lights can meet all average household needs.

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6 Things to Know About Travertine

9 Oct 2019, 12:00 pm | Bathroom Tile

Travertine is prized as a durable, elegant, and character-filled material for residential applications, including flooring, countertops, backsplashes, shower and tub surrounds,and more.

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The Easiest Way to Clean Shower Doors

3 Oct 2019, 3:00 pm | Bathoom Maintenance

It’s always a challenge to clean shower doors of the hard water stains and soap scum that lingers after a wash, but you don’t have to resort to harsh chemicals.

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The Best Bathroom Fans for Spaces Big and Small

30 Sep 2019, 3:00 pm | Bathroom Ventilation

Save your bathroom from excess moisture and the problems that come with it—from cracked paint to mildew growth—with this shopping guide and our top picks.

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The Best Home Improvements To Increase The Value of Your House

27 Sep 2019, 3:10 pm | Bathroom Finishing Ideas

A good rule of thumb for determining your home renovation budget is figuring out if you're going to get a return on your investment. You should be strategic when renovating — go after the room (or rooms) that will make the best investment.

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