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Shower

  • Q&A: Shower Pipe Knocking

    Q. I am having a problem with a shower valve in a bathroom remodeling project. When you turn the water all the way to hot and then back off to around the middle of the temperature range, you get a pulsating water flow from the shower head and severe, loud knocking from the shower pipes in the wall...

     
  • Kitchen & Bath: Accessible Showers

    Accessible shower units

     
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    Q&A: Steam Room Details

    Q. My customer wants to have her combination steam room–shower tiled with a nonglazed floor and wall tile she has already purchased. Is the tile suitable for this type of application? I would use Hardie’s Tile Backer for a substrate and the appropriate thinset mortar.

     
  • Q&A: GFCI Protection for Shower Lighting

    Q: In a bathroom remodel, we plan to install a light fixture in a shower stall, with a switch near the shower door. Do the fixture and switch need to be GFCI-protected?

     
  • Remodeling a Bathroom a Day

    A remodeler whose production team installs 300 to 400 small baths a year describes the fixtures and finishes that guarantee trouble-free field installation.

     
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    Frameless Shower Installation

    Two custom glazers explain the planning and workmanship that go into this job to ensure it’s trouble-free.

     
  • What's New in Solid-Surfacing

    The solid-surfacing industry is changing fast as more manufacturers enter the market. Here’s an update of new product choices, plus a review of tools designed specifically for solid-surface fabrication.

     
  • Kitchen & Bath: Bathroom for a Dual Master Suite

    Bath designed for aging couple

     
  • Kitchen & Bath: Bathroom Trends from the K&B Show

    What’s new from the KBIS show in Chicago

     
  • Kitchen & Bath: Shower Design Guidelines

    Guidelines for comfortable showers

     
 
 
 
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