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How to Measure a Bathtub for Replacement

When you need to replace your bathtub, your first inclination might be to look at tub designs and layouts, but you shouldn’t do anything until you’ve measured your space. Hold off on shopping until you’re sure you know what size tub you need.

Topics: Bathtub- Bathroom- Decision Guide

Read More 10/8/18 11:00 AM

Your Guide to the Perfect Toilet Height

Your toilet is the most important seat in your house, so installing one at the most comfortable height will have an impact on your bathroom experience. "Height" refers to the measurement from your bathroom floor to the top of the bowl WITHOUT the seat. And, while many toilets available today are marketed as comfort height, not everyone might find them comfortable.

Topics: Decision Guide- Bathroom- Toilet

Read More 10/3/18 8:43 PM

Dreamline vs VIGO Shower Doors

Adding a shower door to your bathroom can be both practical and stylish. You have a number of glass options - clear, patterned or opaque - and installation choices - framed, frameless, sliding doors or pivot - to help you create a truly unique space that reflects your lifestyle and helps your morning routines run smoother. Dreamline and VIGO both offer shower doors for both tub and walk-in shower configurations.

Topics: Bathroom- Decision Guide- Shower

Read More 8/30/18 8:09 PM

Kitchen Sinks: Copper vs Stainless Steel Sinks

Your kitchen sink can set the tone for your remodel, and two of the most popular sink materials on the market - copper and stainless steel - can help you create a space uniquely yours. Copper is a naturally anti-microbial and ages beautifully over time while requiring relatively little maintenance. A stainless steel sink is a classic for a reason; built to last and look great for years while blending in seamlessly with nearly any style.

Topics: Kitchen- Sink- Decision Guide

Read More 8/15/18 3:00 PM

Smart Showering: Kohler vs Moen

Cars are getting smarter, phones can do more in the palm of your hand, and we can even interact with rooms in our homes thanks to the growing popularity of smart home technology. It seems only fair that bathrooms benefit from the latest tech too. Two systems, U by Moen and Kohler DTV+, bring your shower online, giving you the perfect shower time and time again. Either the Moen or Kohler shower system could be the ideal addition to your smart bathroom; let's discover the difference to determine which one fits your life best.

Topics: Decision Guide- Shower- Bathroom- Technology

Read More 8/6/18 11:00 AM

Towel Bar vs Towel Hook

An organized bathroom has a place for everything and everything in its place, which is one reason why bathroom accessories are so important. Accessories are also the finishing touch for any bathroom design; the details are small but matter, like whether or not you install towel bars or towel hooks. Each one has it own aesthetic and make your new bathroom look great, but the one that works best for you can vary depending on the size of your bathroom and how much ventilation you have in your bathroom.

Topics: Accessories- Decision Guide- Bathroom

Read More 7/30/18 12:49 PM

Why Choose an Enclosure Over a Shower Door

Glass shower doors and enclosures have a definitive high-end appeal you just can't capture with a shower curtain. While a shower curtain can provide color and a softer material that absorbs sound and reduces echo, choosing glass is a definite upgrade. If you move from a shower door to a full shower enclosure, you are making a luxurious style statement. Here's why you might choose an enclosure over a shower door.

Topics: Decision Guide- Bathroom- Shower

Read More 7/11/18 4:04 PM

What is a Shower Enclosure?

As homes become more modern and sleek, bathrooms are changing to accommodate new styles, technologies and fixtures. Your shower is a perfect example.

Showers are no longer bound to tubs. Instead, you shower can be the focal point for relaxation and comfort. With a shower enclosure, contemporary showers have everything you need within one beautifully crafted area. Continue reading to discover the ways shower enclosures have evolved.

Topics: Bathroom- Shower- Decision Guide

Read More 7/9/18 7:00 PM

Top 5 Reasons You Need a Prep Sink in your Kitchen

A truly modern kitchen needs to have both style and functionality in equal measure. We're always looking for new ways to take advantage of unused or underused countertop space to improve the overall look and feel of our kitchen.

With stylish options from Kohler, Ruvati, Elkay, Houzer & Barclay, bar/prep sinks are quickly becoming a "must have" for homebuyers and homeowners alike.

Topics: Decision Guide- Sink

Read More 6/8/18 1:37 PM

5 Reasons to Upgrade to a Clawfoot Tub

When is a bathtub more than just a tub? When it’s a Clawfoot Bathtub.

Clawfoot style tubs instantly convey a sense of luxury and elegance. With their dramatic contours, inviting roll rim edges, and ornately adorned feet, it’s easy to fall in love with these iconic freestanding tubs.

In addition to their beautiful appearance, clawfoot bathtubs are comfortable. It’s no surprise that this 19th century tub design continues to be a popular choice among discerning bathers.

Still not convinced? Here are the top 5 reasons why you should buy a clawfoot tub.

Topics: Bathtub- Bathroom- Decision Guide

Read More 5/26/18 8:00 AM

Shower Thresholds: Yay or Nay?

Shower bases (also known as shower pans) are waterproof flooring that protects the subfloor in the shower area. Shower bases are available as a single, double or zero-threshold design. Single and double shower bases have an integrated track that guides the shower door and acts as a curb to keep water contained to the shower while a zero-threshold pan is level with the floor outside the shower. 

Zero-threshold shower bases can be extremely handy if a member of your household utilizes a wheelchair or if you prefer the seamless transition between your bathroom floor and your shower. 

Topics: Bathroom- Shower- Decision Guide

Read More 5/16/18 6:25 PM

4 Steps to Picking the Perfect Bathtub Faucet

When it comes to choosing a bathtub faucet, there are practically no limits on what is available; you have every style, finish and price point to consider. Replacing your current faucet with a similar model is fairly straight-forward project, but if you are embarking on a complete remodel, then you should keep a few factors in mind before you shop.

To help you determine the best bathtub of your new bathroom, this guide on how to choose a tub should come in handy.

Topics: Bathtub- Bathroom- Decision Guide

Read More 5/9/18 1:50 PM

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