Category: Bathroom

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An Unexpected Home Feature: Walk-in Closet Location

Right now a walk-in closet location in the master bathroom is a hot trend. It is a matter of convenience to slip right into a walk-in closet while toweling off after a shower rather...

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The Home Depot Bathroom is Better than Any Showroom Floor!

Yes, the Home Depot bathroom is better than a Floor and Decor, Ferguson or any local fancy showroom floor. Any Home Depot bathroom is better than those found in Saks Fifth Avenue, a penthouse...

Build a Granite Shower Curb with a Prefab Granite Backsplash

Building a granite shower curb in preparation for glass in the walk-in shower was my greatest fear when remodeling the master bathroom. The plan was to have a shower curb running the distance of...

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...