When it comes to home re-designs, the bathroom and the kitchen rank at the top of the list as most important rooms in the home. Considering how busy the bathroom can be, it’s a great idea to keep the look of this room up-to-date. Some homeowners are stumped when it comes to what looks good and what is in style. That is why it is very important to keep up-to-date on popular style trends and keep them in mind while picking out a new design. Continue reading →
Getting Ready For The Whirlpool bathtub Install
Whirlpool bathtubs come in a variety of sizes and shapes and, generally are not too difficult to install. Some prep work is a good idea to help alleviate any problems along the way. Planning for some surprises or unforeseen circumstances along the way is always a good idea as well. Be sure to shut off your water supply to the house at the main valve. Open the faucets to let any remaining water drain out. Depending on your location, you may want to check with your local building department for information on any permits that be required. This will not be a quick one or two hour project. It will definitely be more involved. So plan and take your time. It will certainly be worth it. Continue reading →
Finding the perfect new bathroom fixtures are only half the battle, the next step is getting your old hardware out and installing the new hardware to complete your updated look. While the task may seem daunting, this step by step guide will walk you through from beginning to end, and help you get the new polished look you want in your bathroom.
Pick your faucet. If your sink already has a single stem faucet might be wise to stick with that style, and same for three stem systems. That way we avoid having to drill any holes in porcelain. Continue reading →
Homeowners have a wide range of choices when it comes to shower stalls. Some are pre-fabricated (already put together in a kit) or all the components can be purchased separately to create a custom designed shower. Just check out our website at www.plumbtile.com. One thing to keep in mind is that with pre-fabricated kits it may be difficult to get all the pieces through an existing door (they would work absolutely fine though in a new construction area). Continue reading →
As you build your new home, there are so many decisions you need to make. Location, style, materials…etc. But have you thought of ways you can save money as well as your environment? Adding Green elements can benefit you and your future in so many ways. You can add green materials and products that will help you gain in lower energy costs, and make the house more viable when it’s time to sell in the future if you wish. Continue reading →
Are you looking to create an oasis in your bathroom? Plan on starting with a bathtub that you can relax in. The bathtub can be your relaxing and stress free zone to forget about the day. If you are planning on remodeling your bathroom which includes a new soaking tub, follow these simple steps for installing your new tub…and enjoy! Continue reading →
Designing your new kitchen or bathroom can be frightening and exciting at the same time. The entire process can seem extremely overwhelming before you even know where to start. It is natural to want to jump in and start picking out fixtures, pour over cabinet designs and compare color swatches that will eventually fulfill your design vision – but try to resist that temptation. There are several key necessary steps you should always do for any big design project first that will shape the overall outcome. Continue reading →
You do not have to be too handy of a handyman to fit your new tub. Just follow these simple instructions and you will be on your way to that first relaxing bath.
Plan, plan, plan. The first key to success with any DIY project is to plan out every step in order to make sure you have all of the supplies necessary and that everything is done in the proper order.
If you have decided to fit the new bath in a different place than the old one you will need to alter the pipework before hand. You may need to install new 7/8 in. supply pipes and spurs to the existing runs.
Measure out and draw for your reference the bath, piping, and bath waste positions. Continue reading →