Buying a bathtub may seem easy. It may seem a no-brainer- just pick a color, choose the size and shape, and you’ll be walking out of the store with a designer bathtub. But this is not always the case. Know what you are looking for before making that purchase. At PlumbTile, our online Bath and Tile Design Showroom, you will be presented with a variety of products that will go well with your bathroom requirements. The site will help you consider different options, and not limit you to just the shape or color of tubs.Continue reading →
DIY: Install Your New Bathtub!
Are you looking to create an oasis in your bathroom? Plan on starting with a bathtub that you can relax in. The bathtub can be your relaxing and stress-free zone to forget about the day. If you are planning on remodeling your bathroom which includes a new soaking tub, follow these simple steps for installing your new tub…and enjoy!
Follow these steps and you will see you can install your new bathtub on your own!
Tile Your Bathtub and Shower Enclosure
A tile is a great option for a tub or shower enclosure. Many people choose to use tile during their bathroom renovation projects because it is both water and stain resistant, fairly easy to install, and can be modified to fit any budget. Tile is also very customizable offering a vast selection of shapes, colors, patterns, and designs to create the perfect look for your space. The finished product is also easy to maintain and keeps looking great for years to come. Continue reading →
How To Add Style to a Bathroom with Tile Patterns
Make a splash in your bathroom with tile. Whether you’re using budget-friendly ceramic tiles or fancy designer tiles, these tile design ideas will take your bath from drab to fab.
Get creative with basic white subway tiles. Lay tiles in an unexpected pattern, such as this chevron. Top off the look with bands of decorative trim tiles. The black and white tiles add texture and a modern color contrast to the lower subway tiles.
How-To: Add Senior-Friendly Grab Bars to Your Tub Surround
Installing a sturdy grab bar is much easier than one would think. Use our guide below to easily and effectively install a bar in your shower. If you are wanting to install one outside of the shower area, just follow the same steps.
How To Do Good To Your Body With Zuma Tubs
Stress builds up; you can’t avoid it. Luckily, there are companies that provide products that help relieve it. While some of the solutions out there are extra, superfluous things that you may not need day to day, the products here by Zuma are necessities of everyday life. The first two provide bath tubs that are enhanced with extra features like spa jets, air bubbles and ergonomics. Hastings provides a way to fill up these relaxing bathroom solutions. Continue reading →
Renovate, Revitalize, Restore, Remodel….Your Bathroom
Homeowners have many important questions about their Bathroom Remodeling Project. How much will it cost? How long will it take? What problem areas do I need to watch out for? Can I recover my Bathroom Remodeling investment when I sell? Can I do some of the work myself? What can I do to make sure that the work is done right? Give your bathroom design a boost with a little planning and a few bathroom ideas. Whether you’re looking for bathroom remodeling ideas or bathroom pictures to help you update your old one, start here!
Use this information to develop a budget, bid requirements, hiring contracts and a project plan and to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price. Continue reading →
Better Living Design in the Bathroom
You have a bathroom that you just love and adore. However, you feel it is time for a facelift or in construction design terms, remodeling. Remodeling your bathroom is the process of taking your current restroom, water closet, lavatory, or whatever word you prefer to call it, and giving it a make-over. A make-over can consist of rebuilding or redesigning your vanity and or mirror, installing a better or more water-efficient toilet, or even transforming your shower-in-bath, to just a seven-person spa tub, or a two-person rain shower room. Wouldn’t we all love to do that? Continue reading →
How to Prevent Mildew in Your Bathroom
Everyone wants to have a clean house, but most importantly everyone wants to be sure that their bathroom is the cleanest room in that house (aside from maybe the kitchen). Your bathroom is the place where you go to get cleaned up after a long day’s work; if it’s dirty, you’re not truly clean after being in there. The bathroom is also one room in the house that your friends and neighbors will judge you on. Not everyone is judgmental like that, but it’s hard to want to go somewhere when you know that their bathroom is worse than a truck stop and you’re afraid of catching something from being in the same vicinity as those mold/mildew ring around the bottom of the toilet or tub. So here’s the skinny: Continue reading →
How to Fit a Bath Tub
You do not have to be too handy of a handyman to fit your new tub. Just follow these simple instructions and you will be on your way to that first relaxing bath.
Plan, plan, plan. The first key to success with any DIY project is to plan out every step in order to make sure you have all of the supplies necessary and that everything is done in the proper order.
If you have decided to fit the new bath in a different place than the old one you will need to alter the pipework before hand. You may need to install new 7/8 in. supply pipes and spurs to the existing runs.
Measure out and draw for your reference the bath, piping, and bath waste positions. Continue reading →