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5 Tips for a Whole New Look in Your Bathroom (For Less)

(BPT) - A bathroom remodel is one of the most valuable home improvement projects you can undertake. According to Remodeling Magazine's 2015 Cost vs. Value Report, a mid-range bathroom remodel of $16,000 recoups 70 percent of its value at the time of resale. But what if you want a great bathroom on a smaller budget? [...]

By |November 6th, 2015|Bathrooms, Home Improvement|0 Comments

Got an hour? Quick Updates for Kitchens and Baths

(BPT) - Busy has become a way of life. Between work, household chores, time with family and friends, people often don't have time to complete that entire wish list of home updates. Luckily, there are several simple kitchen and bath projects that you can conquer in minimal time that deliver maximum style and functional impact. [...]

By |April 17th, 2015|Bathrooms, Kitchens|0 Comments

How-to Remodel Your Shower

(BPT) - The shower is a place to unwind from a stressful day, where you can forget your worries and pamper yourself. Remodeling the shower is extremely popular because it allows homeowners to create a spa-like experience in their own home, not to mention it's a good investment and can increase resale value. Before you [...]

By |September 19th, 2013|Bathrooms|2 Comments


Looking Good Never Looked So Good By Reggie VanNostrand For nearly as long as there have been faces, there have been mirrors--of one type or another. Our first ancestors saw their reflections in calm pools of water. Later, they hammered metal smooth enough to reflect their faces (the Bible even mentions mirrors of brass). The [...]

By |January 12th, 2009|Bathrooms|0 Comments


People should pay attention to the lights that surround their bathroom mirror "because it affects their own appearance... . Mirror lighting needs to be bright but not glaring, accurate yet flattering," say the people at (which stands for Efficient Light Fixtures, a non-profit lighting education group in Seattle that’s sponsored by local electric utilities). [...]

By |January 12th, 2009|Bathrooms|0 Comments


Years ago, choosing a bathroom sink meant choosing between cast iron or vitreous china. But take a look at today’s bathroom sinks. They come in fired clay, brass, copper, stainless steel, marble, granite, soapstone, glass, nickel, solid-surface materials like Corian, and composite materials made of ground stone and polymer. These sinks also come in interesting [...]

By |January 12th, 2009|Bathrooms|0 Comments

High-tech Innovations for Your Bath

(ARA) - Recent advances in technology are coming home to your bathroom. They can add warmth, improve hygiene and enhance your decorating style. The trend today is to mix high-tech with high style. One such innovation is the touch-free faucet. In your home, these faucets can help combat the spread of germs and conserve water. [...]

By |December 2nd, 2008|Bathrooms|1 Comment


The best time to plan a bathroom is before you build it. That sounds obvious, but many people take it for granted that the bathrooms in their new homes will suit their needs. Problems with poorly designed bathrooms typically include lack of storage, poor lighting, and a poor floor plan that results in cramped placement [...]

By |October 8th, 2008|Bathrooms|0 Comments