Category: Bathroom

Hurricane Ike and a Bathroom Subfloor Repair

“You know, the bathroom floor feels a little squishy.” Dad said something along those lines the third weekend of work on the rental remodel. I wanted to scream… another subfloor problem. This time it...

How to Build a Tile Countertop 1200 Miles Away

Hey, this kitchen looks nice! The cabinet color is attractive and the appliances are pretty slick. On second glance something seems off… Is that a ladder in the background? Wait! This kitchen is in...

The Ultimate Guide on How to Build a Tile Countertop

Do you love granite slab countertops, but not the price? Do you need a countertop surface that can take a beating? Cash strapped with champagne taste on a beer budget–this was my dilemma back...

How to Determine Countertop Overhang

When you are putting in a new countertop you need to determine how much of the countertop overhang should extend past the top of the cabinet. A general belief in home buying is you...

To Grout or Not to Grout: An Argument for a Granite Tile Countertop

This article is for those of you questioning the choice of allowing grout in a kitchen (or any!) countertop. This is the subject of many arguments online often ending with torches and pitchforks. Before...

What is Wrong with this Bathroom?

Hey! This place looks OK. It is clean, white and bright! Of course, it could use an update. I’m not much into lacy wallpaper, wood linoleum flooring, small tile countertop, or a wood bathroom...