3 Major Bathroom Improvements for Seniors

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You might be surprised to know that of all the rooms in your house there’s one room that’s universally considered the most dangerous. If you thought it was the kitchen, think again; in fact, most injuries in the house occur from falls in the bathroom. These injuries are usually the result of wet and slippery … Read more

A Homeowner’s Guide To Bathroom Accessibility

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Mobility issues or difficulties in physical functioning are a reality for 15 percent of the population in the U.S.—that’s 38 million adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Private, residential homes are not covered by the Americans with Disability Act (ADA). Studies indicate that fewer than five percent of homes in … Read more

Pros and Cons of Bathroom Countertop Types

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From the available types of materials to edge details, countertop options really vary across the board – so how do you choose the right one for your bathroom? Aside from appearance, you should also consider price, and maintenance when investing in a bathroom countertop. Although bathroom vanity tops see less wear and tear than kitchens, … Read more

Is Shower Mold Dangerous?

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Showers are perfect breeding grounds for mold. Mold thrives in damp areas with poor ventilation. These conditions are often found in bathrooms. Mold needs adequate moisture, oxygen, food, and the right temperature. In these conditions, mold will grow and reproduce by releasing spores, which are microscopic cells that act as seeds.  When people use the … Read more

How To Plan for a Bathroom Renovation

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Renovating your bathroom can go one of two ways—either it is a smooth and easy process or it’s fraught with delays and challenges. The way to avoid the latter is through preparation and planning of your bathroom remodel. Whether you’re getting a replacement shower or a top-to-bottom renovation, you’ll benefit from learning how to plan … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Walk-in Tubs

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You might be consider replacing your existing tub or shower with a walk-in tub for you or a loved one. These tubs are a good solution for those with limited mobility and great for seniors. They give your bathroom a modern appearance and restore personal independence. Most importantly, they provide ease of access and bathing … Read more

Pros and Cons of Converting a Tub into a Walk-in Shower

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Are you thinking about remodeling your bathroom? There are a lot of things you can do to make your bathroom more functional. One of the most common bathtub remodeling jobs is a tub to shower conversion. Maybe your kids are long past the bathtub stage and you think a walk-in shower would be nice. Perhaps … Read more

Bathroom Trends to Avoid

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It’s easy to get caught up in the popularity of bathroom remodeling trends, especially when those trendy elements look so gorgeous in magazine photos. However, it’s important to remember that no one uses the bathrooms in those glossy photos in the same ways that you and your family use yours on a daily basis. Before … Read more

Renovation Tricks To Use For A Small Bathroom

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Until a few decades ago, all bathrooms were small—most were no larger than 5 feet by 8 feet, providing just enough room for a tub/shower combination, vanity, and toilet. You might think that the smaller the bathroom, the more challenging the remodeling, because how can you create openness and space without tearing out any existing … Read more

Top Bathroom Tile Trends for 2022

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There’s a reason that we turn to tile flooring in bathrooms. Not only is it a durable material, but it can hold up against all the moisture that builds up in the wettest room in the house. Tile is also one of the best flooring types for bathrooms because it is versatile design-wise, with a … Read more

5 Tips to Consider when Designing Your Accessible Bathroom

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Accessible bathroom remodeling isn’t limited to individuals with disabilities or aging adults confined to a wheelchair. Homeowners renovating their bathrooms need to re-evaluate design considerations to best fit their needs as they age in their homes. Common aspects of a bathroom like wet shower tile and a low toilet can pose a threat to the … Read more

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