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Recent Bathtubs & Showers Articles


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Bathtub or Shower: What's Best for You?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 23, 2014

Will a bathtub or shower work better in your home? The answer is simple: there is no clear-cut answer. Both types of bathing facilities have numerous advantages and disadvantages,...


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Install a Safe Shower for Universal Access

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 02, 2014

The idea of universal design is all about offering quick and easy access to every part of your home. It builds in the flexibility to accommodate users in any state of health or physical...


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Space-Saving Fixtures Scaled to Fit Small Bathrooms

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 16, 2014

What do rural tiny homes, new suburban houses, and old apartments smack dab in the center of the city have in common? Most were built with bathrooms that can politely be termed minuscule....


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4 Ways Smart Homes Are Getting Smarter Than Ever

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 21, 2014

It used to be that we adults just had to worry about keeping up with our children in the smarts department. (Remember the first time you had to ask your offspring to show you how to...


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Should You Swap Your Tub for a Shower?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 06, 2014

Showers are big bathroom news right now. Up-to-the-minute features such as stone wall tiles, pebble floors, rain showerheads, body sprayers or no-threshold showers are making this often-neglected...


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Showers of Delight

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Mar 07, 2014

Until recently, “enjoy” was not a word most people associated with showers. Enjoyment meant long soaks in the bathtub. Showering was a utilitarian experience, used to...


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Hiring a Plumber

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Mar 05, 2014

If you're thinking of hiring a plumber, whether you need an emergency Los Angeles plumber or you're thinking about a long-term project, there are some things to know before you dive...


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10 Mind-Blowing Baths

Posted by Katie Marks | G+ | Aug 21, 2013

A hot bath can be just the thing, right? Most of us have to settle for pretty basic models if we even have room for a bathtub at all, but we're allowed to dare to dream about remodeling...