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

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Lineup of Linear Shower Drains

An installer's look at a selection of current products 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. More

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Mud-Bed Showers

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

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Installing a Precast Shower Floor

Rich Balland walks us through the installation of a relatively affordable... More

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Running a Bath Fan Exhaust Through Metal Roofing

Aaron Miiller has devised a clean way to vent a bath fan through exposed-fastener... More

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Steam Shower Lessons Learned

Doug Horgan shares the methods and materials his company uses for trouble-free... More

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Baths Instruction

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Tiling a Waterproof Shower Niche

Whether you use a manufactured insert or custom-fabricate the niche with... More

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Accessing an In-Wall Toilet Tank

What's the trick to getting to the flush valve if it needs service? More

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Bathroom Fixture Clearances

When laying out a bathroom, remember the 2-3-5 rule, which will allow space for... More

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Prepping a Bathroom Floor for Tile

A waterproof Schluter Ditra decoupling floor membrane, mortared to the subfloor... More

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Retrofitting a Curbless Shower When There is an I-Joist Floor System

Whether the process is complicated or relatively easy depends on the type of drain... More

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