If you’re wondering what’s hot and new in the world of glass block showers and decorative wall surrounds you need to look no further than the Central Ohio Home & Garden Show. Learn below about this cutting edge shower display from Columbus Glass Block & Bath Doctor (at booths 9N, 10N & 11 N) starting this weekend . If you can’t make the show (or don’t live in this area go to these web links or call to learn more).
How easy is it to visit your home for an aging parent or someone with special needs? If your home is like most – the answers is not easy at all! The cool thing is with some planning and thoughtful bathroom design you can have a stylish space which is safe and functional for everyone.
A special home has been developed in Columbus Ohio (called the Universal Design Living Laboratory) which shows how to make your home cool to look at, functional and safe for people of all ages and abilities. This article focuses on key features (and benefits) of a universal and accessible guest bathroom.
If someone had a dime for every nasty tub and shower enclosure out there – they would truly be a rich person! Let’s face it – since tubs and showers are by there very nature wet spaces they can certainly get unpleasant over time – moldy walls, dirty grout joints, chipped, stained and rusty tubs are just some of the conditions many people find in their baths.
The challenge is how can the bath or shower be remodeled to not only improve the looks of the space – but also to make it more functional, safer and healthier?
Learn below about an exciting approach which can be used for a shower replacement or a bath to shower conversion which can be used for to transform an ugly (and perhaps unsafe) bathroom into one you’ll enjoy entering every day.
Really cool bathrooms don’t happen by magic – they take careful thought, planning and budgeting. Learn below 7 bathroom planning tips to get you going in the right direction and save money in the process.
Contemporary sleek shower enclosures are in. So if you’re climbing into a bathtub with a nasty curtain or framed sliding glass doors it may be time to consider a shower screen to create a bathroom that fits today’s styles. Learn below what a shower screen is, the advantages of this type of glass enclosure, where you can use this product and also the various options to select from.
Updated January 20, 2019
For someone in a wheelchair showering or bathing can be a huge challenge (and in some cases an activity to be avoided given the physical strain of the task). That is unless the bathroom and shower has been designed to accommodate their needs. Designing a handicap accessible bathroom requires a mix of careful planning, thoughtful design, selecting the best products and choosing a contractor with the right expertise.
There is NO REASON a handicapped (or accessible) bathroom can’t be a cool space!
In Part 1 of this series the focus will be on the step to design the entry to the bathroom and selecting the best shower base.
If you’re looking for a way to ring in the new year in style an excellent way would be to remodel your bathroom. It’s important to thoughtfully design this space and use the right materials to make it not only be stylish for today – but to most importantly work for your family in the years to come. Learn 5 top bathrooms trends for 2013 below:
If you’re looking for natural stone, marble or granite wall panels for a bathtub or shower but think you can’t afford it – think again. With the development of a new scratch resistant composite bathroom wall surround system called Sentrel you can get the look of natural stone without the big cost or grout challenges sometimes associated with marble and granite. Outlined below are the frequently answered questions about this system.
Updated January 20, 2019
From searching the Internet you may come to the conclusion that the only option to convert a bathtub into a shower would be with an acrylic shower base and sliding shower doors – but nothing could be further from the truth! In the article below check out 5 new and unique types of entries, bases and styles of glass being used in these conversion projects. Your small bathroom doesn’t need to be boring ever again!
Since a shower base is the “foundation” of a shower enclosure making the right choice is critical (if you select a base that cracks or leaks down the road the costs can be significant because it may require replacing the entire stall or it might have damage the floor below the base). Although no one type of base is universally “the best” (each type has their own pros and cons) acrylic shower pans are near the top of the list in popularity.
This article will explain the advantages, disadvantages and options in this type of base.