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Recent Bathroom Articles


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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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Customize Your Bathroom with a Cool Concrete Sink

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 23, 2014

The bathroom, whether a guest powder room or master en suite, is an area of the home where you can let your decorating imagination run free. Paint the walls in your favorite vibrant...


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Showers of Delight

Posted by Katie Marks | 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...


Linoleum is popular as an artist's material.   Photo: Kim Love/Flickr

Not All Linoleum is Created Equal

Posted by Katie Marks | Jan 02, 2014

I may have mentioned recently that I'm in the process of getting ready to replace my bathroom floor, which is currently a mix of aging vinyl flooring and carpeting. The vinyl floor...


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Freestanding Tub Inspiration Lookbook

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 27, 2013

I said standalone tubs would be big for 2014, but I didn't want to leave you hanging when it comes to different ways to play around with standalone tub installations, including modern,...


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2014 Bathroom Trends

Posted by Katie Marks | Dec 24, 2013

We spend a lot of time in our bathrooms, so no small wonder what we want them looking their best -- I for one will be replacing my bathroom floor in 2014 (hopefully with some great...


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Renovate a Bathroom in 24 Hours

Posted by Katie Marks | Nov 20, 2013

If you live in an older home, you may well be grinding your teeth over your bathroom. Considering how much time we spend in our bathrooms, there's good reason to want yours to be a...


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Small Bath? Don't Panic!

Posted by Katie Marks | Oct 02, 2013

Small bathrooms are a common problem, especially in older homes, where apparently people were either microscopic, or didn't mind cramming in next to the tub to wash their hands at the...