Bathrooms

Picking A Vanity, Mirror, And Light Fixture For The Bathroom

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I’m almost done with this small bathroom remodel — besides choosing a few more items. I need to pick a new vanity, an updated mirror, and a […]

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Install Bead Board Paneling And Trim

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The bathroom remodel is going pretty well.  I installed a new floor and a tub surround. Now, I want to dress up the bottom portion of […]

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Review: Porcelain Wood-Look Floor Tile

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I decided to check out the latest trend in porcelain tile this week. Many home improvement centers have television commercials promoting “wood-look” tiles for walls and floors. […]

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How To Install 3 x 6 Subway Wall Tiles

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So I finally finished installing backer board to the tub surround of the bathroom. This second floor bathroom is getting a full remodel, with a […]

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How To Install Backerboard For Wall Tile

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Before installing new porcelain wall tiles I picked up a short while ago, I’ll install a strong support to hold them. Backer board is ideal […]

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How To Install A Plastic Tub Kit

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Installing a new tub surround kit is the easiest, most cost-effective way to finish the walls in the tub area, protecting them from moisture infiltration and water […]

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Choosing A Tile For The Tub Surround Area

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Today, I started to think about the tile I am going to install in the bathroom.  I want a pattern that doesn’t stand out too much, […]

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Touching Up Plaster Ceilings And Installing A Bathroom Floor

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Today, I’m going to tackle the issue of the LED recessed lighting I installed.  The trim on some of the new fixtures will not cover […]

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Leveling The Subfloor In The Bathroom

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After working on the stairs in the home, I turned my attention to the bathroom. I’m going to install a floor in this room exactly […]

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How To Install A New Toilet Seat

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I put in an elongated toilet in my bathroom about a year ago.  It came in an all-in-one package: a tank, the inside parts, the toilet […]

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Replace A Wax Ring On A Toilet

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So the other day I had to remove a toilet to paint a wall behind it. And since I was planning to remove the commode, it […]

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How To Caulk A Tub

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Replacing caulk that has deteriorated is important in that you want to prevent any water infiltration along the base of the tub as well as […]

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Repairing Plumbing Drains and Pop-up Mechanisms

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Compared to faucets, drains are relatively simple.  Because gravity does most of the work, drainage systems don’t have to be designed to handle pressures such […]

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A Low-Flow Toilet Guide

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Many people are reluctant to work on a toilet because they think it is complicated and requires the skills of a professional plumber.  However, this […]

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