Tag: Bath Fixtures

Bath Expansion In An Old House

Bath Expansion In An Old House

This was an old 5ft x 7ft 1930’s bath. A previous remodel had enclosed an old sleeping porch. For this remodel, we changed the old window into a passageway and expanded the bath to include a large vanity, storage, and European-style wet room containing a shower and soaking tub.

A New Hall Bath in a Brick Rambler

A New Hall Bath in a Brick Rambler

This new hall bath was built in the location that previously housed a small galley kitchen in a 1950’s post-WWII brick rambler.

The Better Hall Bath

The Better Hall Bath

The features of a new and improved hall bath – complete with analysis and pictures.

De-mystifying the Choice of Toilets

De-mystifying the Choice of Toilets

If you’re confused about all the choices as you select a toilet for your remodeled bath, you’re not alone.  To make it worse, if you’re about my age, you also remember the bad rap of the first generation of water savings toilets.  The early 1.6-gallon […]

Bath Lighting

Bath Lighting

A quick guide for selecting bath lighting for your remodeling project

Remodeling a Tiny Bath

Remodeling a Tiny Bath

My clients in Takoma Park, MD wanted to remodel a bath shared by 2 teenage daughters.  The bath measures only 6’ x 5’.  Included on their wishlist was a glass shower surround, a shower that will accommodate 2 girls of different heights and adequate storage. […]

Bathroom Sinks – The Pros and Cons

Bathroom Sinks – The Pros and Cons

This article sorts out the pros and cons of different materials for bathroom sinks.

Basement Bath & Laundry

Basement Bath & Laundry

My clients own a 1920’s federal style duplex. When they called me, their basement included a partially finished laundry room with a toilet. We succeeded in giving them everything on their wish list including:

What Makes for A Comfortable Shower Size?

What Makes for A Comfortable Shower Size?

What makes a shower comfortable in size and configuration for one individual to shower? While code says 30″ square is allowed, for me this is far too small — and I’m small to begin with. In my opinion, a shower needs to be at least 30″ wide and preferably 34″ to 36″ wide.

Solid Surface Shower Pans

Solid Surface Shower Pans

One place to save money without sacrificing function or looks is in yor choice of matrial for the shower pan.