How To – Building A Basement Bathroom On A Budget

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    In this howto we will examine some of the options you have when building a basement bathroom and how you can save money by doing most of the work yourself.

    If you have some basic carpentry and plumbing skills building a basement bathroom doesn’t need to cost you ten thousand dollars or more. The important thing is understanding what your requirements are for meeting code and what specialty items are available to get your job …

    How To – Bathroom Storage Options And Ideas

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      No matter how big, beautiful and new your bathroom is you will always find the need for more storage.

      When planning your bathroom design you should decide whether you want to have hidden storage found in a vanity and wall cabinets, open shelving made of wire, glass wood or other materials or a mixture of everything.

      In most bathrooms you will find a mixture of different storage areas but when piecing together parts you should remember …

      Types of Caulk and how to use them

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        Although some people think that a roll of Duct Tape and a Tube of Caulk is all that is needed to repair most things around the home there are a variety of different caulks that can be used for hundreds of different projects. Selecting the right one for the job is as important as deciding to use it at all so lets go over some of the different types of Caulk and when and where they are best used.

        Acrylic Latex Caulkis …

        How To – Choosing A Vanity Sink For Your Bathroom

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          Search : Danco 33387 Sierra Vanity Kit with Sink, Countertop, and FaucetReplacing a bathroom vanity or doing a full remodel is something that you tackle once every 10 years or longer. Often it is a project that makes a new home yours but it can also be something you decide to do so you can extend your stay in your current home.

          Every person has their own personal desire of style and when …

          HowTo – Concrete Backer Board & Drywall For Bathroom Remodeling

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            Search : Modern Bathroom Vanity Sink Basin Cabinet Set 3138Depending on the age of your home and the extent of your bathroom remodeling project you may or may not have to remove the drywall or plaster lath that make up the surfaces for your walls.

            If your home was built before 1960 and you will be doing more then just replacing a vanity and toilet then you should probably consider a total remake of …

            How To – Glass Shelving For Bathrooms Easy To Clean And Sanitary

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              Tools & Hardware : Neu Home 2-Tier Shelf with Towel BarsGlass shelving is one of the best materials for your bathroom because it is easy to clean and because it it nonporous it will not contribute to the growth of mold and germs.

              Glass is also a relatively inexpensive material however common glass should not be used for shelving. If you are building your own shelves or replacing a broken shelf you want to ask your …

              How To – Repairing Fiberglass Gel Coat Cracks In Bathtubs, Boats, Cars

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                Whether you are getting ready to fix your bathtub, boat, Truck Cap or other Fiberglass item that has seen some abuse you are probably going to need to replace its outer gel coat in the process.

                Many fiberglass parts are made in a mold and to produce a quality smooth surface the technician will coat the mold with a gel coat and then apply fiberglass over it on the inside of the part.

                This is the …

                Buying Guide – Cast Stone

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                  Cast Stone was first developed about 800 years ago but it did not get widespread use in residences until the 1920’s.

                  The main benefits of cast stone is the ability to provide a natural stone feel with intricate details as found on fireplace mantles while keeping the cost down.

                  Castings can be made for everything from decorative lamps, Countertops, and Architectural Details used both inside and outside but the pieces themselves can not be made as …

                  How To – Removing An Old Tub During A Bathroom Remodel

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                    Sometimes home projects can be difficult for the single person but there are tricks of the trade to get your work done fast and easy.

                    When you are remodeling your bathroom you will find that dealing with your current fixtures can be somewhat difficult. The important thing to remember is if it fit into your house you can definitely get it out.

                    Bathtubs are one of the largest built in items you will need to deal …

                    How To – Cleaning Your Sink Faucet Aerator

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                      Sink faucet aerators will from time to time need cleaning due to buildup of debris and mineral deposits.

                      The lucky thing is they are easy to remove and if for some reason you can’t restore your water flow to original condition then they are relatively cheap to replace.

                      Aerators come in a common design whether you have a fancy kitchen sink aerator