If you live in the United States, most bathrooms do not have a bidet, but in Europe, South America, the Middle East, and Japan they’re commonplace. A bidet looks like a toilet but is designed to help you “freshen up” after your toilet use. It accomplishes this by having jets that spray water for a far superior clean to toilet paper. Make the most out of your bathroom design or remodel by maybe not choosing between the two but incorporating them both into your new bathroom. They both can be great looking and extremely functional and can offer cleaner, more open, and comfortable choices for you and your guests. Read More
With the rising cost of energy, we are always looking for way to save both energy and money. When purchasing our appliances, central units and water heaters we look at the energy labels, we add more insulation to our homes during remodels or a new build because every little bit counts. But did you know there are little things that you can do to help reduce your energy bill and save you money throughout the year.
2020 has been a year or changes, big and small.
What we have also discovered is that we need to rethink some things, such as, working from home, reducing our interactions with others and toilet paper. Who would have thought that something so constant in our lives now has to be a real focus and sometimes treasure hunt when shopping? Read More
If 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:
Up until now, bathrooms have had very functional looking toilets, tubs, and faucets. They look nice, yes, but not necessarily classy or modern. It is time to modernize your bathroom! The trend today is to revamp your bathroom; make it have style, grace, and individuality while still maintaining that old-as-time functionality. So what does a bathroom need? Tubs, toilets, faucets, and a little storage space for toiletries, towels, and other bathroom necessities, right? The possibilities are endless when you think about it. So many combinations of colors, textures, and uniquely designed furniture and fixtures offer infinite options when you take into the account the uniqueness of the individual who’s got it in their head to remodel and modernize their bathroom. Check out the following tips and ideas for modernizing your bathroom. Read More
Eco-friendly products and practices continue to grow around the globe. Applying these green products and practices to your bathroom can be easy and inexpensive.
Going green not only saves you money by reducing energy and water costs but also help save the environment by reducing consumption. From simple fixes to replacement of fixtures and bathroom furnishings, plumbtile.com is here to assist. Read More
Not much thought is ever put into toilets when remodeling your bathroom. They are often overlooked and you just quickly grab the replacement toilet. Did you know that there are quite a few different toilets to choose from? Plumbtile carries the best toilets in all shapes and sizes for your remodeling projects. These toilets are available in floor mount urinals or wall mounted toilets . We also carry bidets as well as toilet seats if you are just looking to change that out. Read More
Is your family in need of another bathroom, a second or even a third bathroom? This bathroom is all about function over relaxation, the idea is to get in and get out: toilet, sink, and/or shower while keeping it simple. But this doesn’t mean the space has to be plain Jane or ho hum. Adding interesting tile, updated fixtures, a unique mirror or decorative light fixture will spruce up this space.
The toilet handle you have to jiggle a little, the shower doors that will almost instantly get mildewed unless you leave them open “just so,” the slightly loose tile on the floor to the right of the sink? There are lots of irritating little bathroom flaws that we never seem to take care of and just learn to live with them instead.
When you think of a toilet, you probably don’t think of controversy… right? Well think again. In the realm of bathroom design, there is a controversial subject being talked about and it is called the water closet. Now what is a water closet, you may ask. It is a separate room with a toilet built into a larger bathroom containing the rest of the good stuff. It is also known as a “toilet room”. Sure, it may cause some cramped urban dwellers with tiny apartments, but that hasn’t stop many people from converting such a setup. Read More