New Bathroom Ideas that Work

New Bathroom Ideas that Work

SKU# 071335

Revised edition with over 350 workable ideas

Scott Gibson


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Other Formats
  • Product # 071335
  • Type Paperback
  • ISBN 978-1-60085-357-9
  • Published Date 2012
  • Dimensions 9 x 10 1/2
  • Pages 224
  • Photos 355
  • Drawings 18

A bathroom redo is one of the most popular remodeling projects. If homeowners aren’t thinking about an update, they’re considering a full-scale remodel. No matter what they’re planning, they’ll find plenty of inspiration in this up-to-date bathroom design sourcebook packed with innovative solutions and practical advice. This revised edition features over 350 ideas covering a range of bathroom styles and sizes. All aspects are considered: choices for fixtures, lighting, and cabinetry; finishes for floors, walls, and ceilings, budget-conscious options for tubs, showers, and sinks; and ideas for heating and cooling, ventilation, storage, and finishing touches. The book also includes the latest information and design options for accessibility and water conservation. Homeowners, as well as designers and contractors, will have all they need to make smart and affordable buying choices as they transform an old bathroom into something totally new.

About the Author
Scott Gibson writes for a number of publications, including Fine Homebuilding. He is the author of Bathroom Ideas that Work and The Workshop and co-author of Green from the Ground Up, Toward a Zero Energy Home, and Blanket Chests. He lives in Maine.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1
Planning Your Bathroom     
• Putting Ideas into Practice
• Putting It All Together
• Making Design Accessible
• Putting It All Together
• Handicapped-Accessible with an
• Old-Fashioned Feel
• Managing Energy and Water Costs

Chapter 2
• Sinks
• Countertops
• Countertop Materials
• Putting It All Together
• Grand Lifestyle Meets Modern Realities
• Faucets
• Toilets
• Toilets That Save Water
• Urinals and Bidets
• Putting It All Together
• Better, Not Bigger

Chapter 3
Tubs and Showers     
• Bathtubs
• Freestanding Tubs
• Putting It All Together
• Borrowing Space Allows a Bath to Grow
• Showers
• Combination Tub/Showers
• Showerheads
• Putting It All Together
• Finding Space under the Eaves

Chapter 4
Floors, Walls & Ceilings     
• Floors
• Flooring
• Putting It All Together
• Making an Old Space Feel Modern
• Walls and Ceilings
• Vegas-Inspired Wild Tile
• Putting It All Together
• Borrowing Light from the Room Next Door

Chapter 5
• Lightbulbs
• Putting It All Together
• Creating Multiple Sources of Light
• Ambient Lighting
• Task Lighting
• Accent Lighting

Chapter 6
Heating, Cooling & Ventilation 
• Putting It All Together
• Making Two Bathrooms from One
• Fans
• Bathroom Fans
• Heaters
• Putting It All Together
• A 19th-Century Split Level

Chapter 7
• Borrowing Ideas from the Kitchen
• Putting It All Together
• Unifying Design with Light and Wood
• Cabinetry
• Cabinet Types
• Putting It All Together
• A Design that’s All about the Details
• Medicine Cabinets

Chapter 8
Finishing Touches  
• Paint
• Putting It All Together
• Bath with a View
• Wallpaper
• Window Coverings
• Putting It All Together
• Connecting Spaces with Light and Air



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