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Why Now is the Perfect Time to Refinance Your Home!

The housing market just got a boost when the Federal Reserve lowered the interest rates even more. This is great news for those looking to purchase a home but even better news for homeowners. You can now refinance your home to lower your monthly payment, consolidate and pay off/down your credit card debt and even have enough left for home improvements. Read More

Create Your Zen Bathroom Around a New Bathtub

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Reece-I-Love-My-Bathroom-winner-landscapeIf you need a respite from your busy life, consider transforming your bathroom design into a personal refuge.  There is a Zen saying that goes like this:

Silently sitting by the window. Leaves fall and flowers bloom. The seasons come and go.

Could there be a better life? Zen design highlights our relationship with nature and achieving balance between the two creates the serenity that has made Zen baths so popular.

Hastings Tubs, Toilets and Showers is renowned for providing high-quality, trend-setting bath and tile products. Hastings provides both contemporary and traditional designs imported from the finest manufacturers in Europe. With a diverse selection of ceramic, porcelain, glass, and stone tile & trim; faucets, coordinating accessories, white china basins, and bathroom furniture pieces, the Hastings Tile & Bath Collections takes home decor to the cutting edge of design in order to help you achieve your Zen dream.

Here are some simple concepts to keep in mind:

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Add Value to Your Home with Bathroom Upgrades

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Adding style and value to your home is as simple as upgrading the bathroom flooring and fixtures. This relatively easy fix can breathe new life into spaces and increase the value of your home. Whether you are looking to create a modern escape, a tranquil spa or a traditional feel, Plumbtile has the fixtures and tiles you are looking for to help create the perfect bathroom to compliment your home. Read More

Green Resources

Green design is a science, not an art. Some principles apply across the board, but many measures will depend on your home’s age, construction techniques used, building codes, local climate (temperature and humidity) and the land on which your home sits. If you’re going to get serious about green, you’ll want to do a lot of research and eventually some testing. To help you along, we’ve provided this list of recommended resources. Read More

Light Up Your “Layout!”

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You may have been thinking about maybe giving your beautiful home a new lighting makeover to bring out the elegant qualities that you would love to show off to family and friends. So, whether you want to just make a minor adjustment or a whole-house upgrade, we will give you some great room-by-room tips on bringing out the best lighting in your home.

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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