Accessible shower with a bench seat and roll under sinks
For an aging parent or someone with special needs an existing bathroom can be a dangerous place – slippery floors, low toilets, bathtub rails...
Art glass tile blocks in various sizes, design & colors
Close up view of a decorative glass tile block
Being able to be cool, innovative and create a functional design is now possible...
Glass block bathroom window mural for a universal design based home - picture courtesy of Scott Cunningham
When most people think of universal design the words that come to their minds might be institutional...
Urethane grout - premixed bucket
Sanded grout in a powder form in a bag
Let’s face it – the #1 place tile or glass block showers fail is in the grout joints. So you need to use the right material the...
Glass block shower design with frameless door photo courtesy of M E Whittaker Builders
I’ve seen glass block showers get screwed up plenty of times. In most cases the culprit is poor planning or...
Shower with double end glass blocks on straight wall
If you’re looking to create a glass block wall that steps down then the double ended glass block is for you. Although this is a great looking...
Glass Block Column
Just like these Roman columns I was fortunate enough to visit last week glass block columns can also be designed to last a very long time. Here’s some practical design...
A curved glass block shower surrounded by a claw foot tub
Old Italian Home with a Satellite Dish
Just like this 1850’s Italian home shown above with a satellite dish that I took a picture of during...
Ready for tile shower base made of expanded polystyrene designed for a glass block shower wall
A well built glass block shower project begins with designing and choosing the right custom shower base....
Curved glass block shower wall.
You might have heard the old Fram oil filter commercial about using the right oil filter now to not pay the mechanic later. The same logic certainly applies to a successful...