DIY: Install A Pedestal Sink

Installing a Pedestal Sink

It is time to update your bathroom and you have so many choices of sinks to pick from. In bathrooms, especially in small bathrooms, make homeowners choose the pedestal sinks.

Pedestal sinks are elegant, space saving solutions that have existed in bathrooms for hundreds of years. These are slightly more complicated to install than a standard sink, so a DIY guide can be helpful so you can conquer this task yourself. Continue reading →

How-To: Install a new faucet.

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When you replace your faucet, be sure to choose a high quality faucet with brass fittings as to make sure longevity is guaranteed. Many manufacturers have warranties for their fixtures, so check with them before you order.

PlumbTile features some of the top brand name faucet manufacturers. So stop by Plumbtile first to pick out your new faucet to compliment your bathroom. Plumbtile.com stocks the widest array of contemporary and traditional faucet and tap designs.

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Keeping Your Family Healthy With Touch-free Fixtures and Accessories

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When we think about the holidays we’re overwhelmed with thoughts of delicious feasts and the company of loved ones.  With an abundance of people and food preparation, there is always the threat of germs and food-borne illness.  Proper handwashing and sanitizing of surfaces goes a long way to keeping your family safe and healthy.  However, there are even better ways to avoid the transfer of germs and bacteria…touch-free faucets and soap dispensers.  Continue reading →

Spruce Up Your Bathroom with a New Mirror

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The addition of a new mirror can make a huge impact on the overall look of your bathroom.  There are so many styles to choose from, framed and frameless being the most popular.

After you pick out the perfect mirror, you may wonder how to go about hanging it.  Use this guide to find out how to install a variety of mirrors. Continue reading →

Installing a Towel Bar in Under an Hour

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It’s important not to forget one of the most important items when remodeling your bathroom…the towel bar.  This multi-purpose item is not only functional, providing a place to display your bath linens.  It also serves as a decorative feature.

With a few simple tools, anyone can install a new towel bar.  Here’s how: Continue reading →

A Guest Bath Makeover: Replacing Your Faucet

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Expecting guests over the holidays?  There’s no better time to give your guest bath makeover, and a new faucet is a perfect place to start.  Surprisingly, it’s simpler than you think.  From start to finish, it can be completed in one afternoon.  You’ll spend more time shopping for the perfect fixture than actually installing it.

Identify the type of faucet you already have

Before shopping, indentfy the type of faucet you already have.  This will make installation easier.  There are 3 types of faucets available today: Continue reading →

How To Dress Up Your Bathroom For The Holidays

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The holidays are a time of togetherness, and togetherness means guests.  Whether they be guests staying from out of town or simply guests visiting for a dinner party, their presence will not be confined to the family room or dining room.  They will be traipsing in and out of your bathroom as well.  Why not dress up your bathroom and make a great impression.

With the holidays quickly approaching, time and money are often an issue.  A complete renovation is likely not in the budget, but there are simple things you can do.  Sometimes it is the little things that make the greatest impact.

Here are some tips to bring a new look to your tired old bathroom.

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How to Create the Perfect Cottage Kitchen

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Nothing says inviting like a cozy cottage kitchen. With these few easy tips, you can create the perfect space to make friends and family feel right at home.

 

Open and Airy

Do away with bulky cupboards.  Instead, consider placing open shelves where your upper cabinets would be.  Proudly display your dinnerware on these shelves.  If your dinnerware consists of mismatched items, that’s okay.  It only accentuates the cottage look.

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Installation of Glass Tile

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Glass tile has steadily risen in popularity these past few years, and as a result costs have been driven down as competition increases between makers. Even better, eco-friendly processes have become involved, and some makers boast 100% recycled glass tile lines.

However, some contractors are reluctant to lay glass tile because they are not used to the methods to set it down. It’s different from ceramic tile and if done wrong can be costly to re-do. Contrary to popular belief, it’s fairly easy to do, as long as you’re prepared appropriately.
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