Bathroom Related Articles

Top 7 Bathroom Remodeling Problems You Can’t See!

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Don’t do a major bathroom remodel without seriously considering a full gut to expose hidden problems.

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Understanding Modern Tile Tub Surrounds

Very often when we do a bathroom remodeling project we’re taking out an old 50′s through 70′s era tiled tub surround. Every time we do we find mold behind the tile. I’m a huge fan of tiling tub surrounds and I always try to talk my customers into tile instead of a fiberglass surround. Now, [...]

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Electric Radiant Floor Heat

    The latest craze in bathroom remodeling is toasty warm tile floors for your piggies.  On a recent kitchen remodeling project we took things a step further:  electric radiant floor heat as the primary heat system.     STEP Warmfloor(tm) manufactures cutting edge floor warming and floor heating systems.  Unlike many of their counterparts, Step uses an [...]

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Custom Tile Showers, What’s the Skinny?

Updated July, 2010 What do they cost? As with most things not made in Asia, more than you thought they would.   A properly constructed shower requires a lot of time to build.  As we all know, time is money, and a craftsman worth his salt knows what his time is worth.   Due to the endless [...]

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Putting the "Custom" in Custom Tile

I bought my better half a toilet for Christmas. I know, that doesn’t sound like a particularly good idea in general and, as it turned out, it wasn’t.  She did, however, very much want the toilet replaced.  Of course when it came time to install the new toilet I couln’t reconcile myself to the idea [...]

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