By Ruth Strother (Editor)

Thought and data to construct the rest room of your dreams
This is the 1st rest room home improvement ebook to completely deal with each section of the method, together with thought, layout and execution. Black & Decker the full advisor to Dream bogs positive aspects luscious pictures of on-trend baths containing the furnishings, shades and targeted touches which are prominent right away. yet not like so much inspirational books, it doesnt cease there. This e-book ventures a step extra to teach readers accurately how one can translate their goals right into a concrete plan that is smart. eventually, greater than half the ebook is dedicated to giving form to these plans with instruments, fabrics and sweat fairness. jam-packed with step by step colour photographs, the publication tackles dozens of universal toilet home improvement tasks that nearly any home made can accomplish.
This revision of Black & Decker the full consultant to bogs keeps the hardworking and hugely specified details that made the unique model one of many all-time top-selling rest room books for DIYers. The ebook additionally places a clean specialise in topics and items which are at the innovative of toilet layout, comparable to fitting low-flow furniture, bidets, jetted bathtubs, or even find out how to set up a water-saving urinal.

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If the subfloor must be replaced or repaired, more time and money will be required. Consult a professional to assess the state of your subfloor. Ceramic tile is available in a variety of sizes, patterns, and colors. You can choose among three main types of ceramic tile: glazed ceramic tile, quarry tile, and water-resistant porcelain tile. Although cleaning issues are created by the grout lines, mosaic ceramic tile is highly popular. Natural stone tile is a premium flooring material. Granite, marble, and slate are the most common stone products for floors.

When fitted with a pull-down seat and an adjustable handheld showerhead, roll-in showers can accommodate people with a wide range of abilities. Reverse door hinges so doors open out. That way, the door swing won’t be blocked if someone falls. If needed, widen doorways to 32 to 36" so wheelchair and walker users can enter the bathroom easily. Or, replace a swing door with a pocket door to gain clear space. Roll-in shower designs, roll-under sinks, grab bars, adjustable slide-bar showers, and open floor space make bathing easier for people with disabilities.

Indd 47 (Provision-CPI)-CG to Dream Bathrooms 2nd Proof CD208-26 / 4115 Text Black 2/13/08 10:18:57 PM Designing for Accessibility T he safety and accessibility of nearly all aspects of a bathroom can be improved. For safer floors, add a slip-resistant glaze to ceramic tile, and add nonslip adhesive strips or decals to shower floors. If you’re replacing your floor, look for mosaic tiles, vinyl, and cork materials. Matte finishes tend to be less slippery than polished surfaces and they reduce glare.

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