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Posts Tagged 'bath'

Bathroom water efficiency and new-generation toilets

The math is simple. An old-style toilet can use up to six gallons of water to complete the flush cycle. Today's low-flow toilets use one and a half gallons. Multiply [...]

Re-organize your bathroom on the cheap

Everyone you bump into these days needs bath remodeling but simultaneously tells you they haven't a cent to spend. Think small and think cheap. You don't have to knock out [...]

Plan ahead: Remodeling spending may dive further

Homeowner spending on remodeling and home improvement projects is expected to take a major dive going into 2012, according to the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University. The [...]

Tub liners: a home improvement project that can transform your bathroom

Like everyone else these days, I'm on the lookout for home improvement projects that can change the most while costing the least. My search includes quick and affordable projects that [...]

Quick, Efficient Projects for the Weekend

This time of year, most home improvement bloggers weigh in with indoor improvement suggestions as the weather turns stormy around the country. One favorite topic is how to create greater [...]

Evaluating Your Home Improvement Project Costs

By the time you read this blog, the cost of materials and labor for home improvement projects will have probably changed from the day I wrote it. I continually see [...]

Sorting Out Simple Bath Renovations

With so many people writing about the decent rate of return and value of small bathroom remodeling projects, I thought I'd hop on the bandwagon. Of course, your first logical [...]

Considering Solar Water Heaters

A lot of the world is already plugged into the sun for heating its water. I first saw entire communities with solar panels on the roof when I toured Israel. [...]

Shower Envy

Americans are finicky about their showers. It's said that President Lyndon Johnson had a shower-head installed in the White House with a force so strong it knocked over anyone else [...]

Four New Bathroom Trends for 2010

Earlier this week, I reported on the latest kitchen design trends for 2010 cited by The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). Now it's time to have a closer look [...]