Baths

JLC Field Guide: Baths

Designing a bathroom, particularly when working with existing spaces on a remodeling job, is often a matter of making the most from as little room as possible.

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Baths Featured Articles

Lineup of Linear Shower Drains
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Lineup of Linear Shower Drains

An installer's look at a selection of current products Read more

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Fighting for Inches: A Guide to Small Bathroom Design

Fitting all the fixtures into a usable space is the main challenge of small bath design. A house designer describes her favorite small-space floor plans. Read more

Mud-Bed Showers
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Mud-Bed Showers

Floated mortar walls provide a flat, plumb setting bed over irregular wall framing. Read more

A Tiny But Roomy Bathroom
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A Tiny But Roomy Bathroom

Choosing the right products can make the most out of limited space. Read more

Installing a Recessed Shelf for a Tile Shower
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Installing a Recessed Shelf for a Tile Shower

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A Sloped Shower Floor and Linear Drain
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Baths Instruction

Curbless Shower Retrofit
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Curbless Shower Retrofit

Curbless showers continue to grow in popularity, for reasons of both aesthetics... Read more

Q&A: The Best Way to Repair a Hole in a Concrete Slab Before Tiling Over?
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Q&A: The Best Way to Repair a Hole in a Concrete Slab Before Tiling Over?

Michael Byrne, a veteran tile installer and consultant, explains two scenarios:... Read more

Fixing Bathroom Ventilation Problems - Poorly Installed Ductwork and Insulation
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Fixing Bathroom Ventilation Problems - Poorly Installed Ductwork and Insulation

Often the fan is big enough, but the ductwork is nonexistent or poorly installed. Read more

Building Over a Stairwell to Gain Space in a Small Second Floor
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Building Over a Stairwell to Gain Space in a Small Second Floor

Making the most of a small upstairs Read more

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Trowel-Applied Membranes

Are the new trowel-applied membranes used for waterproofing showers as good as sheet membranes? Are some better than others? Read more

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