Category: bathroom renovations

Waterproofing Bathrooms

First of all, waterproofing bathrooms will remove a major building defect. Water damage can lead to structural damage and mold. This article will help you understand that waterproofing bathrooms is essential. Also, we explain why it needs to be expertly done. Water damage can result from poorly installed waterproofing in as little as 2 years! Trapped water can’t drain properly. Waterproofing, as a trade, has been part of home construction for more than 13,000 years. Any wet area in your home such as a bathroom, kitchen or laundry will have...

Quality Bathroom Vanities

Quality bathroom vanities are the first step in your design consideration. First of all, quality bathroom vanities have a high visual impact. Your vanity will help to balance the look and feel of things when designing your bathroom renovation. In fact a quick scan of the weekly flyers from home renovation stores shows all sorts of affordable options to consider. The choice between a custom made cabinet or one out of the box may affect the decision whether to choose function or design. Notice that in the first picture, all...

Bathroom Design Trends

Soothing, natural, a place of relaxation. These are the latest bathroom design trends. Soft, natural wall colours such as pale green or ivory hues will dominate.  Texture will be used to add interest to the neutral colour scheme. They can show up on shower curtains, towels, mats and other accessories. Concrete, stone finishes,wood-grain ceramic, porcelain or recycled tiles and weathered wood in grey tones, like driftwood or salvaged barn board, will all be great choices for accessories and floors.  People are choosing larger-format tiles and slab materials on walls and floors,...

It Is Easy Being Green!

Whether you are thinking of an extensive bathroom renovation or planning a face lift, the remodeling decisions you make today, and their results, will impact your wallet and the environment today, and in the future.  That is why it is important to keep these environmentally friendly tips in mind when planning your next bathroom renovation. Replace old water guzzling shower heads. Replace toilets with dual flush fixtures which use much less water Replace the old incandescent lighting with new fluorescent tubes and compact fluorescent lamps or the new LED lighting fixtures....