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Getting “Under the Hood” of the Black Hawk Bath Remodeling Project

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling, Glass Block

While looking at Tina Crabb’s finished luxury bathroom would make many people envious – what makes this project even more special is the “under the hood” elements you don’t see.

Bath remodel in Black Hawk Colorado with a glass block shower

Bathroom remodel in Black Hawk Colorado with a walk in glass block shower

Learn below some of the innovate products and installation methods used by general contractor/remodeler Jeff Pettus (of Snowline Designs) and Ray Visco (of Visco Tile & Stone) to create a bath remodel that will not only stand the test of time for Tina – but also provided time effective methods for the contractors to install as well (Note: In Part 1 of this series learn more about the unique finished products and vision of this project).

Choosing Glass Block Shower Walls That are Easy to Install and Built to Last

Written by Mike Foti on . Posted in Bathroom Remodeling, Glass Block

 

Glass block shower installation using vinyl stack prefabricated wall sections

Glass block shower installation using vinyl stack prefabricated wall sections

Glass block shower walls can be tricky to install (and the consequences of not using the best installation system can have bad effects down the road). So when I got a call from a homeowner in Oklahoma asking how they could get rid of the rust in the center of their existing wall I knew the time was right to put together an article on this topic. I’ve included a discussion about the two most popular ways to build a glass block shower enclosure (1) the traditional block by block method & (2) the vinyl stacking method). There is a basic description of each method and their relative advantages and disadvantages.

 

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