How to Build a Window Seat from Wall Cabinets

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A window seat is a gorgeous place for anyone to sit and read, or just gaze out the window at a beautiful sunset. These typically have a reputation for being an expensive add-on, but with this easy tutorial, you can have your own custom window seat in no time!  Continue reading →

How to Install a Kitchen Handle

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Cabinet knobs and pulls are among the last components installed in a new kitchen. They are both decorative and functional, and their placement can affect the way the kitchen looks and the way the doors and drawers open. A knob or pull placed too close to the hinges on a cabinet door can make it more difficult to open. Likewise, a knob or pull placed in an unusual place may affect how the cabinet looks. Installed properly, however, new knobs and pulls can help enhance the entire kitchen. Here we show you how to install your own kitchen knob or handle.

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Options for Picking Your New Bathroom Design

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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 →

How to Install a Shower

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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 →

Top 5 Steps on How To Make Your Home Green

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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 →

Characterize your Bathroom with Chrome

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When designing, remodeling, or updating your bathroom, you’ll find that as you gather your ideas, a trend will emerge in what you are most interested in. If you are going for a sleek, modern look, you’ll find chrome accessories that suit your style. The same is true if you are looking for a more nostalgic or old style look. You’ll also find lovely extras such as vanity chairs, lotion dispensers, glass canisters and many other items with chrome trim that you can further decorate with.  Continue reading →

Better Living Design in the Bathroom

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You have a bathroom that you just love and adore. However, you feel it is time for a facelift or in construction design terms, remodeling. Remodeling your bathroom is the process of taking your current restroom, water closet, lavatory, or whatever word you prefer to call it, and giving it a make-over. A make-over can consist of rebuilding or redesigning your vanity and or mirror, installing a better or more water-efficient toilet, or even transforming your shower-in-bath, to just a seven-person spa tub, or a two-person rain shower room. Wouldn’t we all love to do that?  Continue reading →

How to Install Your New Bathtub

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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 →

Brighten Your Kitchen with Blue

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Are you looking for a way to brighten your kitchen? Bored with your color or theme of your kitchen? Then update to blue! The new trend for a bright kitchen is the use of using different shades blue. You can go traditional with blue and white, or vibrant with other primary colors like yellow and red as accents with your blue kitchen.  There are many styles you can choose to upgrade your new blue kitchen too.  Continue reading →