Baths

Baths JLC Field Guide
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.

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

Installing the Curb for a Tile Shower
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Installing the Curb for a Tile Shower

Building the curb for a tile shower is quicker and simpler using Schluter... Read more

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Prepping Shower Walls for Tile
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Prepping Shower Walls for Tile

An experienced tile-setter uses the light-weight Schluter system to get shower... Read more

Remodeling a Shotgun Flat
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Remodeling a Shotgun Flat

A Chicago designer finds ingenious ways to squeeze more elbow room from a cramped... Read more

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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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