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How to Stage the Bathroom when Selling your Home

How to Stage the Bathroom when Selling your Home

Whenever a client wants to buy a house, he first sees the kitchen and the washrooms of it. If he really likes the bathroom and the kitchen he will surely sign the contract right away. Following are the ways by which you can stage your bathroom nicely: First thing to take care of is the [...]

How to Teach a Child to Swim in the Bathroom

How to Teach a Child to Swim in the Bathroom

The best way of preparing a child to swim in a swim­ming pool is to start with a thorough preparation in the bathroom. Newborn babies are not afraid of water. Their fear comes from negative experiences or is sensed from their mother’s attitude toward water and swimming. Similarly, a child who has never seen a [...]

How to Plan and Use Your Bathroom

How to Plan and Use Your Bathroom

Water and energy are precious re­sources and we should be careful not to waste them. In planning your bathroom and how you use it, take into account how best to conserve both water and energy. Remember that wash basins and bidets are much more economical with water than baths and are often all you need [...]

How to Install Drywall in Your Bathroom

How to Install Drywall in Your Bathroom

Walls not only have to be durable and look good, but they also are responsible for keeping moisture-laden air from escaping the room. Whatever type of wall surface you install, it should be detailed for both needs. MR drywall is commonly used in bathrooms because it doesn’t absorb water vapor like regular drywall does. I’m [...]

How to Install Ceramic Tile in your Bathroom

How to Install Ceramic Tile in your Bathroom

For a tile bathroom floor that isn’t exposed to excessive moisture, there are a few different alternatives to preparing a substrate for tile installation. Assuming that the floor system is suitably strong and that appropriate tiles have been chosen, tile can be set on a traditional thick-bed mortar, on backer board, on plywood, or on [...]

How to Install Ceilings in your Bathroom

How to Install Ceilings in your Bathroom

Gravity ensures that ceilings are largely unaffected by splashes of water, but they are highly vulnerable to air bypasses that can cause considerable moisture-related damage. Buoyant, warm, moisture-laden air will pour through any crack or opening in a ceiling—especially when the area above is an attic—and quickly condense on colder rafters and sheathing. So you [...]

How to Install Resilient Flooring in your Bathroom

How to Install Resilient Flooring in your Bathroom

Like most builders, I usually prefer to install finish floors as late in the construction process as possible to protect them from wear and tear. However, in the small and complicated space of the bathroom, the floor is sometimes best installed earlier in the process. Having flooring—particularly resilient flooring that is relatively impervious to moisture—extend [...]

How to Decorate a Bathroom

How to Decorate a Bathroom

Bathrooms and shower rooms are often perceived as functional, uninviting rooms. In reality, they can be havens of calm and tranquillity where you can escape the stresses of everyday life. principles Essential bathroom fittings and equipment have to take priority when planning a bathroom. If you are designing a room from scratch, play around with [...]

How to Choose Bathroom Ventilation

How to Choose Bathroom Ventilation

One thing about my ex-wife that used to drive me crazy was that she would never turn on the bathroom fan when she was taking a shower. I understood her reservations: The fan was noisy and it seemed to make our drafty bathroom worse when it was on; and besides, she liked it nice and [...]

How to Renovate a Bathroom

How to Renovate a Bathroom

The bathroom, whether master, main, or guest, is usually the most frequently renovated area of a home after the kitchen. It’s a very cru­cial renovation, because the quality of the bathroom and how mod­ern it is help define the quality (and often the value) of the house. When it comes time to resell, a remodeled [...]

How to Decide What You Want in a Bathroom

How to Decide What You Want in a Bathroom

You want to create a bathroom that’s particularly suited to your needs, all the while not creating something so weird that it will make reselling the home difficult, if not impossible. The check­list below can help you decide what you want in a bathroom ren­ovation. 1. Will two people be using the bathroom simultaneously? If [...]