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    Plumbing Pitfalls For Bathroom Remodels

    From corroded pipes and antique fixtures to limited access and impossible working conditions, bath remodels in older homes present a variety of budget-busting obstacles. Here’s a checklist of the most common problem areas.

     
  • By Design: Sharing Bath Space

    Adding a second bathroom

     
  • Kitchen and Bath: Room for a Bath

    Spacious and simple master bath

     
  • Kitchen & Bath: Bathroom Fixture Clearances

    Fixture clearances in tight bathrooms

     
  • By Design: Tight Bath Tricks

    Squeezing space from a small bath

     
  • Common Electrical Inspection Failures

    The last thing a gerneral contractor needs is to have a job put on hold because of a failed electrical inspection. A master electrician shows how to identify the trouble spots before the inspector does.

     
  • NKBA's 27 Principles of Bath Design

    Clearances and layout guidelines for the design of safe and comfortable bathrooms.

     
  • The Safe Bathroom

    More accidents happen in the bathroom than in any other room in the house. An experienced design/build contractor explains how to make the bathrooms you build safer by matching fixture layout and clearances to the physical needs of your clients.

     
  • Custom Tub & Shower Enclosures

    Clear glass enclosures make bathrooms look larger and show off the fancy tile work in the shower. Here’s a look at what’s available in mid-priced to high-end units.

     
  • Installing Jetted Tubs

    Jetted tubs require careful framing, easy access to the pumps and motors, and a mortar bed to dampen vibration. This step-by-step installation guide by a veteran remodeler shows you how to do it right.