- Product # 071339
- Type Paperback
- ISBN 978-1-60085-363-0
- Published Date 2011
- Dimensions 8 1/2 x 10 7/8
- Pages 240
- Photos 300
- Drawings 50
Smart remodeling decisions start here. Get the bathroom you’ve always wanted and get a solid return on your investment. Written by and for working professionals, Bathroom Remodeling is your roadmap to tackling the typical challenges of bath makeovers, getting the most for your dollar, and adding value to your home.
Be prepared – learn from the best in the business. Totally updated and expanded, this best seller familiarizes you with every facet of bathroom design and installation, from carving out a bath from a closet to creating a luxurious spa. You’ll know in advance – when it’s most critical – how to keep your project on budget, avoid the seven sins of bathroom design, and prevent what everyone dreads – moisture problems that can impact your health and rot your home.
Arm yourself with the latest advice before you shop. With the flood of new materials and products on the market, the guidance in Bathroom Remodeling will help you navigate typical pitfalls. Avoid costly errors when you learn how to work with today’s newest plumbing materials and proper installation methods for the many types of tile now available. And you’ll shop smarter once you know why the cheapest sink isn’t always the best buy.
For a job well done, order your copy today.
- Table of Contents
DESIGN AND PLANNING
Bathroom Remodeling on Any Budget
The Perfect Master Bath
Two Approaches to the Basement Bath
Closet or Bath?
Two Baths from One
Better Roof, Better Bath
The Seven Sins of Bathroom Design
PLUMBING AND HARDWARE
Plumbing a Basement Bathroom
Installing a Shower Niche
Glass-Block Shower on a Curve
Replace a Shower Mixing Valve
Install a Pedestal Sink
Buyer’s Guide: Toilets
Buyer’s Guide: Bath Faucets
Buyer’s Guide: Bath Fans
PEX Water Pipe: Is Copper on the Way Out?
Preventing Moisture Problems in Bathrooms
BATHROOM FLOORS AND WALLS
A Sloping Floor for a Barrier-Free Bath
Upgrading to a Tile Shower
Putting the Craft Back in a Craftsman Bath
Master Bath with a Twist
LIGHTING, HEATING, VENTILATION
A Skylight Cheers Up an Attic Bath
Brighten Up a Small Bath
Install a Bathroom Fan
Breathing Fresh Air into Bathroom Ventilation
Fight Mold with Paperless Drywall
Cheaper Hot Water
Installing an Electric Radiant Floor