Jan
2015
22

How to Prevent Mold Growing Around the Bathroom

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Mold is prevalent within bathroom spaces because these areas provide the warm and damp conditions mold requires for growth. This mold growth can become both a structural issue that impacts the home’s ceilings and walls, and a health issue that affects the entire family. It’s important that homeowners understand the factors behind the growth of mold and what they can do to prevent mold growth within their bathroom spaces in future. We’ll look at preventative measures you can take in this latest blog. Spread Your Shower Curtain to Prevent the Trapping of Moisture Mold is commonly found on home shower…


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Jan
2015
15

Unique Additions for your Bathroom Renovations

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As we move into 2015, you might be one of the millions of homeowners across the country considering a home renovation project. Bathroom renovations are widely popular in the current marketplace because they can help homeowners achieve a long-term return on investment. In order to make the most of the renovation, it’s important to add to the upgrade with accessories that improve both home functionality and design elegance. Here, we’ll review several unique additions you can make to your bathroom renovation work. Luxury Shower Dispensers Luxury shower dispensers serve a multitude of benefits within the modern bathroom. Firstly, they can…


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Jan
2015
12

5 perfect colors for your bathroom remodel

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When it comes to the bathroom, we often default to color schemes of whites and naturals. But who made the rule that bathrooms can’t be colorful? In 2015 we predict more people will be remodeling their bathrooms to incorporate pops of color to add much-needed emotion and personality to the space. Here’s our top five color selections: 1. Palettes of beautiful blues Blue is a wonderful color and is known to soothe and calm, making it a perfect choice when decorating a bathroom retreat. Consider colorful shades of turquoise to convey the essence of the tropics, periwinkle for a feminine…


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Jan
2015
8

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Bathroom Walls

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The bathroom has always been seen as a purely functional space until recently. With homeowners across the country reconsidering their bathroom’s role within the house, and by upgrading the room, they are helping to expand the value of their home. For those of you looking into taking on bathroom renovation projects this year, here are six ways to upgrade your bathroom walls! 1. Using Trim to Create Built-in Frames Decorative trim can give a modern bathroom a classical touch. For example, you might consider using trims to frame a bathroom mirror, in order to draw the attention while creating a…


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Jan
2015
1

5 Clever Bathroom Organizational Tips

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It takes only a short amount of time for that new bathroom area to become cluttered with hair care products, accessories, towels and clothes. Few other spaces in the home might also attract this level of disorganization, but as a highly trafficked room, the bathroom seems to constantly have this issue. If you’re looking to take back control of your bathroom space, the following five tips can help decrease the clutter and bring back a sense of peaceful order. 1. Integrate a Larger Shower Caddy That small shower caddy space might have worked for you before you had your first…


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Dec
2014
26

Most Popular Bathroom Renovations

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Although you don’t spend all your time in the bathroom, it is likely that you’ll be in there several times a day. This makes bathroom renovations on the top of most home owner’s makeover list! source:houzz.com Here are five of the most popular bathroom renovations: Sink It Adding an additional sink not only saves time, but also saves space. Instead of elbowing each other while trying to brush your teeth, two people can clean their teeth at once with ample room. Furthermore, an extra sink allows more than one person to get ready in the morning or before bed at…


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Dec
2014
22

DIY: Make Your Own Organic Soap Bars

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When you make your own soap bars you know exactly what goes in them and, more importantly, what’s going on your skin. When you use commercially made soap bars you may not notice the film they leave on your skin because it’s practically invisible. This may be caused by the water that comes out of your tap – especially if it’s hard water – but most of the time your soap is the culprit. If you’re looking to go green and help nourish your skin in the process, this recipe for organic rosemary and lavender soap is chemical-free, smells delicious…


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Dec
2014
19

5 Tips for Keeping Bathroom Bacteria Away

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Our bathrooms are high traffic areas. Besides showering, teeth brushing and “business doing,” we use our bathrooms to wash our hands, shave, put on makeup and take well-deserved baths. For the amount of time we spend in our lavatories daily, they should be the cleanest room in the house. However, bacteria can build in our bathrooms because they make a humid environment where germs love to gather. There are ways for you to overcome the nasty microbes that build in your bathroom! Follow these five tips to create a clean and healthy environment: 1. Flush with the lid down Every…


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Dec
2014
15

5 bathroom trends we don’t want back!

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Many bad bathroom design trends have come and gone, and that means we get to look back and laugh at some of the ugliest features that we once all thought were beautiful. Consider these examples and how the styles have evolved to become more modern and chic: 1. Pink toilets and sinks: Pink was an iconic decorating color in the 1950s, and the room that showcased the soft hue most often was the bathroom. Sinks and tubs in bubble-gum pink colors were common, even in the White House and other stately buildings across North America. Modern update: Shades of white and cream…


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Dec
2014
8

5 tricks for a cleaner bathroom – no elbow grease required!

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While you might get squeaky clean in it during your morning shower, your bathroom might be a chaotic mess of clutter, dribbles and soap spots. Fortunately, the most frequented room in the house doesn’t have to look like a danger zone. Keep your bathroom looking fresh and clean with a few time-saving tricks that don’t even require you to bust out the rubber gloves: 1. Trickle trays Eliminate soft, sticky soap from dripping down the shower surround or on the countertop with a trickle tray. The perfect replacement for messy soap dishes, trickle trays sit on the edge of the sink…


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