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Winter Bathroom Ideas

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happy floors bathWhen the weather gets cold as winter settles in, the bathroom can become a perfect refuge in the home. It can be the place where you get the cold out of the body or it can be the place where you prepare your body to meet the chill that is outside. In order to accomplish this, you need to transform your bathroom into a place that embraces you with warmth. There are winter bathroom ideas that can help with this.

Start with the Floor

Cold floors lead to a cold body. In the bathroom, in floor heating is a great way to warm you up in the winter. There was a time when carpeting was used to help warm the floors in the bathroom, but radiant heating is a much better and healthier option. Installing radiant bathroom flooring is not the cheapest thing, to do, but it is a bathroom improvement that is worth the cost.

Consider the Towels

One of the favorite things of spa goers is getting to wrap themselves up in a soft warm towel. This can be accomplished in the home bathroom with the use of heated towel bars. When they are turned on the towels can be placed across them and are also warmed up. It provides a spa like experience that many enjoy as much in the summer as they do in the winter.

Keep the Heat in the Bathroom

One of the basics of energy conservation is finding ways to keep the heat in the home in the winter. This can also be applied using winter bathroom ideas. There are many different ways to add insulation to the bathroom in the winter. Simple projects like heavier curtains and making sure that there is no air escaping under the door or through openings in the walls and electrical outlets. This will allow warmer and allow you to enjoy the warmth of the bathroom longer.

When you notice that the thermostat outside is starting to fall, it may be time to spend more of your days or nights in the bathroom. When you add the right touches it can easily become the warmest room in the house and the perfect place to relax. For more information about this and other bathroom ideas for the winter, feel free to contact us.

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Small, But Mighty Bathrooms

Small bathrooms are a burden to us all. We could always use more space, but physical limitations prevent many from expanding their current bathroom. A terrific, easy and cheap way to make your bathroom seem larger is with paint. There are plenty of ways to make your small bathroom feel larger, but few tactics give your bath more of a punch than paint. If you think your bathroom is small, but want that real master feel, be sure to check out our 10 painting tips to make your small bathroom seem larger. Read More

Make a Walk in Shower Work in Your Bathroom

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You want to change the look of your shower but are looking for ideas?  You have come to the right place!  Our friendly and expert staff at www.plumbtile.com are always ready to lend a hand – from ideas and tips to purchasing and beyond.  Read More

Designing Your Bathroom With Little Money

Many homes only have one bathroom. When it comes to renovating it, you have to consider practicality in addition to the aesthetics. It’s important to consider storage and other necessary touches to the room. Sometimes, however, the budget is not there to renovate to your needs and specifications. This shouldn’t stop anyone from trying to make their bathroom a personal oasis.

How can you renovate a bathroom without the large budget?

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Facts on Choosing a Faucet

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Plumbtile: Altman Faucets

A faucet is a device for delivering water from a plumbing system. It can consist of the following components: spout, handle(s), lift rod, cartridge, aerator, mixing chamber, and water inlets. When the handle is turned on, the valve opens and controls the water flow adjustment under any water or temperature condition. The faucet body is usually made of brass, though die-cast zinc and chrome-plated plastic are also used.  Read More

Modernize Your Home On a Budget

Not every home we purchase is unique to our own styles. Sometimes we purchase homes based on affordability and need to make a few changes in order to bring an outdated older home into today. You are probably wondering how you can do this one a budget. First you will want to make sure you set a budget. Upgrades to a home if you are not conscientious of your funds can become depleted very quickly. Read More

Tile Flooring Trends of 2019

Every year trends in design change. It’s important to select a design idea that is as timeless as possible. Here are some of our favorite flooring trends for 2019.

The first major trend that has been the focus on design for quite a while now is using recycled materials and going green. Some of the options you can choose from are bamboo, reclaimed wood or even engineered wood. These can fit any style of home and are a timeless look. Read More

The Most Popular Countertops

 

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As time goes on the choices in countertops increase. There are so many different ones to choose from. Depending on your style or design you can choose from stone, wood, tile, laminate, concrete and stainless-steel countertops. There are butcher block, quartz and marble. Depending on your budget you can create a beautiful unique design with your choice.  But what are the most popular choices today? Listed below are the top choices for your bath or kitchen. Read More