Are you feeling claustrophobic in your living space? I bet walls are taking over your home. These days’ homes are built with open floor plans. But if you have an older home you may want to start taking down some walls to open that space up. Nothing says beauty and elegance like an open floor plan. Removing walls is not something you will want to do without having a licensed contractor at least assisting. Continue reading →
Spruce Up Your Bathroom with a New Mirror
The addition of a new mirror can make a huge impact on the overall look of your bathroom. There are so many styles to choose from, framed and frameless being the most popular.
After you pick out the perfect mirror, you may wonder how to go about hanging it. Use this guide to find out how to install a variety of mirrors. Continue reading →
How to have your home be more Sustainable
Sustainability is a big buzzword these days, but what exactly does it mean? Sustainability means meeting your current needs without having a negative impact on the needs of future generations. It also requires you to make environmentally-conscious choices about the way you live. It’s not really plausible for most of us to have a completely sustainable home — one that uses only nature’s infinite resources with no affect on the environment around us. But fortunately, there are some measures you can take to make your home more sustainable.
Your choices as a consumer greatly affect the sustainability of your home. Using rechargeable batteries limits the waste of items that often can’t be recycled. Buying paper products made with recycled content continues the chain of sustainability. Better yet, lose the paper towels and use a washable cloth. Biodegradable trash bags and cups are made of corn that dissolves over time, adding one less type of plastic to our landfills. And energy/water saver appliances can all help contribute to a more sustainable way of living.
In this particular blog we are going to highlight a particular brand that we at Plumbtile are proud to provide; California Faucets takes water sustainability very seriously! Read more below.
7 Common Bathroom Design Mistakes to Avoid
Updating or remodeling your bathroom can be very exciting. There is so many design elements to start thinking about. Bathrooms, big and small, need to always be well thought out and functional for multiple users. If you can avoid these 7 common design mistakes below, you will be well on your way to a bathroom you will love for a very long time!
How-To: Easily Install A Pedestal Sink
Installing a pedestal sink is a quick way to add elegance to your bathroom. This classic look has been around for over a hundred years and still a sought-after style in bathrooms. They are slightly more complicated to install than a standard sink, but we can help walk you through the process with our steps.
How-To: The Prevention and Cleaning of Mold
Mold (or mildew) is a source of constant conflict in the homeowner’s battle to keep the home clean. While mold is a natural component of the air we breathe, their little spores making up the dust we see floating in the air on a sunny day. It’s when these spores take hold of a surface and start a mold colony that it becomes a serious issue for households.
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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: Maximize Your Kitchen Storage
Do you need more kitchen storage? Are you on a budget? Is it not possible to tear down walls to add more space? We have 11 tips, to get even the tiniest of kitchens to accommodate your needs! Continue reading →
How To: Choose The Right Toilet
Size, height and function all play a role in selecting a toilet for your new bathroom. These tips will help you find the right commode for your family.
How To: Clean Your Bathroom Like a Pro
Whether cozy, sleek or luxurious, hotel baths are the perfect getaway. Now you can transform your bathroom into just such an escape. While you may not want to clean your entire bathroom every day, doing small things such as wiping down the counters, faucet and sink, and spot-cleaning the mirror can give your bathroom a daily perk-up. The rest is all in the weekly routine.