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Bathroom Remodel

June 6, 2012
To remove an old fiberglass shower stall you need the right tools. Use wrenches and a screwdriver to tackle the fixtures; a reciprocating saw, heavy-duty hammer and pry bar for the rest. Read more...
July 11, 2012
You've made a start on deconstructing your bathroom by ripping out the shower. With the right tools, a little labor and a day's worth of time, you can tear your bathroom down to the bare walls. Read more...
July 16, 2012
Whether it is moving the drain, replacing the ABS trap, or soldering in a new water-flow control valve to your copper pipes, your project might need some plumbing alterations. Before tackling any plumbing changes, read this. Read more...
July 18, 2012
The key to creating a custom shower, besides laying an attractive, smooth tile surface, is keeping water from reaching the wood. Here are step-by-step tips to guide you. Read more...
July 20, 2012
Imagine stepping out of bed and into your bathroom on a chilly winter morning and having your feet warmed by heated tiles. If you are planning a bathroom remodel, consider the pleasant possibility of a heated tile floor.   Read more...
July 23, 2012
Installing your vanity cabinet is a major step in completing your bathroom remodel. Read these tips on shimming and advice on how to accommodate the plumbing before you start. Read more...
July 25, 2012
Your countertop tiles need a rigid base to hold solidly. Learn how to tile the vanity counter with confidence using inch-and-a-half plywood and backerboard as a base. Read more...
July 30, 2012
You've ripped it all out and rebuilt most of it. Now all that's left of your bathroom renovation is installing the toilet and sinks. Read more...