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Shower

  • Slate in the Shower

    Q: My client wants to install slate tile in her shower to match the tile on her bathroom floor. I know that slate is porous and harder to keep clean than ceramic tile, but is there a good sealer that can be used with the slate so that maintenance will be manageable?

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Kitchen sinks; high-performance showers

     
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    Products

    Surface protection; mold fighters; accessibility; efficient lighting

     
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    Glass-Block Shower Window

    A cast-in-place concrete sill sheds water outside and protects the framing on the inside

     
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    Prevent Errors With a Quality-Control Checklist

    At my remodeling company, we rely on many forms and checklists to run our jobs. The one we use most is our quality-control checklist.

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Showers; high-pressure laminates

     
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    Remodeling for Aging In Place

    Aesthetics and safety go hand-in-hand in thoughtful barrier-free design.

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Cooktops; jetted tubs

     
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    Quick Tiled Shower Bench

    Quick tiled shower bench; towel warmers; cabinet lighting

     
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    Plumbing Problem-Solvers

    These devices tackle common plumbing predicaments without breaking the budget.

     
 
 
 
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