Cleaning and Maintaining Your New Tub and Shower Whether you’ve remodeled your entire bathroom or just recently had a new bathtub and wall surround installed, it probably feels like you’re living in a whole new house. Although bathrooms are never the focal point of the home, they have a surprisingly big impact on it. If …

Windows in the Shower – Why They’re There and How to Maintain Privacy Windows are wonderful. They let in light and allow us to open up our homes to fresh air without letting flies and other pesky bugs inside. They even add beauty and character to houses. There are times when windows aren’t so great, …

How to Spring Clean Your Bathroom Spring is a beautiful season—the weather finally starts to warm up, flowers start to bloom, baseball season gets underway, and everything seems fresh and new. Many people take advantage of the fresh new season to freshen up their homes and yards as well. They declutter, weed, fertilize, and scrub …

How to Improve Poor Lighting, Bad Ventilation, and Other Pain Points in the Bathroom Bathrooms are one of the main rooms in the house, even if they aren’t the main focus. They get a good amount of the traffic that comes through and can be a safe haven for those looking to soak away the …

Bathroom Updates that Make All the Difference Whether you’ve purchased an old home that needs some remodeling or are just ready for an update, one of the best places to start is in the bathroom. You spend a fair amount of time in the bathroom each day and use it to accomplish a number of …

Bathroom Lighting – The Different Types and How to Get it Right When it comes to bathroom lighting, there seems to be a theme. Most bathrooms have the same standard lighting setup with very few variations. Just because it’s common, though, doesn’t mean it’s right. Bathrooms with lighting that doesn’t conform to the norm aren’t …

Remodeling Your Bathroom? Keep These Things in Mind Remodeling a bathroom is a lot of work. Imagining all the possibilities, drawing them out, and window shopping before getting started are all a lot of fun, but it’s important to stay realistic about time-frames, the amount of work it will take (especially if you’re doing it …

Bathroom or Kitchen? Prioritizing Remodels Whether you want to upgrade the home you’re in or are planning to sell and want to get the most bang for your buck, remodeling is a great and exciting way to go. Since most living rooms and bedrooms tend to be relatively simple and easily spruced up with some …

Home Renovations You Should and Home Renovations You Shouldn’t Do Yourself Pinterest, This Old House, Fixer Upper, and other similar shows and resources make DIY home renovation projects look like a breeze. Spend an afternoon on Pinterest or watch TV while you fold the laundry and you might just find you’ve caught the DIY bug. …

How to Tell a Good Bathroom Remodeler from a Bad One The internet is a great resource when it comes to finding a contractor to remodel your bathroom. When it comes to actually choosing a contractor, it’s important to consider a number of factors. Here are some ways that you can tell a good bathroom …

9 Signs It’s Time To Remodel Your Bathroom For how much time is spent in them, bathrooms don’t get a lot of attention. When people go house hunting they focus on the kitchen or the size of the master closet, but when they come across a truly amazing bathroom, it stays on their mind. Whether …

Is Tile Better than Multi-Layered Composite in a Shower? Tiled showers are common in many homes, but there are many reasons that multi-layered composite materials may be a better choice for you. From being easier to keep clean to a variety of stunning color and texture options to choose from, multi-layered composite materials rival tile …

How to Properly Clean Your Shower Curtain If you are in a hurry to get the bathroom clean and done with, there is a lot that can get missed. Even when you are not in a rush, it’s easy to forget about certain areas and items that need a thorough cleaning. The shower curtain and …

Sanitizing the Bathroom from Top to Bottom Preliminaries First and foremost, clean up any clutter then vacuum and dust. Next, clean every surface with soapy water; this includes door handles, light switches, faucets, counter tops… all of it. Rinse thoroughly and then let it air dry. Afterwards, sanitize one part of the bathroom at a …

Venting Excess Moisture Out Bathroom ventilation systems are something that most people don’t think about very often, but if you are building a new house or are dealing with a bathroom that doesn’t currently have one, it’s probably something you are trying to figure out. Bathrooms suffer through a lot of excess moisture which brings …