May
2018
18

For a Bold Statement, Render Your Bathroom in Floor-to-Ceiling Tiles

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If remodeling the bathroom is on your agenda, how’s this for going bold: Take the tiling to the limit and cover the entire wall, from floor to ceiling. Monochromatic walls and floors make a big impression, which makes their on-trend status completely unsurprising. At the same time, tiles are also durable. With good care and maintenance, this luxurious look can hold up for the next decade or two, keeping your enclave looking shiny and new. Tiling Solutions You Can Try If floor to ceiling on all four walls sounds a bit overwhelming, there are ways to adjust the trend so…


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May
2018
14

Privy to These Tips? 5 Hacks to Make Your Toilet Sparkle

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You may be diligent about cleanliness in your bathroom, but any kind of discoloration in your toilet — even marks caused by stains — can make a huge difference in how your room is perceived. If stains and/or odors around your toilet bowl persist, consider these hacks that could solve those issues without the use of harsh chemicals. For a basic cleaning potion, add to the bowl a cup of distilled white vinegar followed by a cup of baking soda, then one to two more cups of vinegar. Let the solution work for at least 5 minutes before scrubbing. To…


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Apr
2018
24

Soothe Those Aching Feet With a Detox Foot Bath

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When sandal season is in full swing, you’ll want your feet looking and feeling their best. At the same time, summer feet take quite a beating. Not only are you more active, but open footwear can expose your skin to sun rays, lawn chemicals and dust, which can contain pollutants and toxins. This is why some swear by the healthful effects of a relaxing detox foot bath. Luckily, with a few simple supplies, you can pamper yourself with a foot bath at home, without paying spa prices. Just create a quiet and comfortable space to sit and relax, play some…


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Apr
2018
16

5 Things That Instantly Make The Guest Bath Feel Luxurious

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If you want to give your guests the four-star treatment, an excellent place to begin is the guest bathroom. These are some upgrades and amenities you can try that will make your bathroom look and feel like a luxurious spa retreat … without breaking the bank! Add elbow room to your shower — Even with a traditional tub/shower combination, a hotel-inspired curved shower rod opens up the space and gives your guests extra elbow room. Keep the extra rolls visible — No one likes going on a frantic search into bathroom drawers and cupboards. Keep the spare rolls in plain…


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Apr
2018
6

5 Easy Things You Can Do To Create A More Eco-friendly Bathroom

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When Earth Day rolls around, it’s a good reminder to try and practice the three tenets of being a good steward of the environment: reduce, reuse, recycle. When it comes to cultivating an eco-friendly bathroom, give some of these tips a try for keeping things green. Rethink your shower routine Long, hot showers feel amazing, however they also dry out your skin and waste a ton of water. Make your cleansing routine gentler on your skin as well as our fresh water supply and use a timer to make your session briefer. Installing aerators on your shower heads as well…


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Mar
2018
28

The Easy Way to Make Your Own Foaming Hand Soap

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There’s a lot to love in that bottle of foaming soap. You love the texture. You love how it makes you feel like you’re pampering yourself. Most of all, you love how it keeps your sink and countertop clean because your family’s not leaving behind those yucky blobs of liquid soap goo! Now there’s a way to enjoy foaming soap without paying the high markup at the store. Not only can you customize your concoction with the scent that pleases you most, you’ll be amazed by how little it costs compared to store prices. Even better, you can keep it ready…


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Mar
2018
20

Find Out Where The Hidden Germs Are Lurking In Your Bathroom

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It’s time to have a talk about your bathroom. It may look clean and feel clean, but really, it’s dirtier than you think. Most people don’t think to clean these things in the bathroom, creating an ideal environment for germs and bacteria. Toothbrush holder: This accessory may appear spotless, but it’s probably harboring germs that land from those twice-daily toothbrushings. Cleanup solution: During your weekly bathroom cleaning, remove the toothbrushes and place in the dishwasher for a cycle. Toilet: Every time you flush, the entire bathroom is blanketed in germs. Flushing sends a cloud of small water particles into the…


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Mar
2018
16

5 Ways to Give Your Powder Room a Style Refresh

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With a few simple updates, you can freshen up the look of your powder room, transforming it into an inviting retreat. Painted cabinetry: Save a bundle on a new washstand and make the old “like new” with a coat of high-gloss paint and some new hardware. For a perfectly even and polished finish that shows no signs of brushstrokes, borrow or rent an HVLP (high-volume, low-pressure) paint sprayer. Add a backsplash: Light-catching, floor-to-ceiling tiling behind the sink will give a small space more depth and energy. Plus, tiling is stain-resistant, easy to clean and easily takes on those careless splashes. Lighting:…


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Feb
2018
26

Aromatherapy Soaps And Their Benefits

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This blog post will cover everything about aromatherapy soaps and their benefits. What Are Aromatherapy Soaps? First of all, what are aromatherapy soaps? Aromatherapy soaps are soaps that are made out of essential oils, such as lavender, jasmine, and other beautifully scented oils. These oils are extracted from various plants and herbs, therefore they are not only natural but have also been proven to reduce stress, anxiety and other health issues. Aromatherapy soaps are used as part of aromatherapy, an age-old practice. Aromatherapy is an alternative therapeutic process that uses a combination of essential oils, aromatherapy soaps, and aromatic salts…


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Feb
2018
26

4 Hot Wallpaper Trends to Try in the Bathroom

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If you’re looking to give your bathroom a real lift, have you considered the possibilities of wallpaper? If the word conjures up images of granny florals and cement-like adhesives, you may question this choice. But wallpaper has evolved both in terms of design and application. Plus the payoff is adding rich color, texture and even a touch of whimsical fun to your bathroom. Here are some wallpaper trends and ideas to consider. A wallpapered shower area? Yes! Thanks to vinyl-coated possibilities, you can hang wallpaper in your bathroom — even in the tub or shower area — without needing to…


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