By Ruth Strother (Editor)

Suggestion and data to construct the lavatory of your dreams
This is the 1st rest room home improvement booklet to totally tackle each section of the method, together with thought, layout and execution. Black & Decker the whole advisor to Dream bogs good points luscious pictures of on-trend baths containing the furnishings, shades and distinctive touches which are well known instantly. yet not like such a lot inspirational books, it doesnt cease there. This ebook ventures a step extra to teach readers accurately easy methods to translate their desires right into a concrete plan that is sensible. ultimately, greater than half the publication is dedicated to giving form to these plans with instruments, fabrics and sweat fairness. jam-packed with step by step colour pictures, the ebook tackles dozens of universal toilet home improvement tasks that almost any selfmade can accomplish.
This revision of Black & Decker the full consultant to toilets keeps the hardworking and hugely specified details that made the unique model one of many all-time top-selling toilet books for DIYers. The publication additionally places a clean concentrate on matters and items which are at the innovative of loo layout, akin to fitting low-flow furniture, bidets, jetted bathtubs, or even the way to set up a water-saving urinal.

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Granite, marble, and slate are the most common stone products for floors. Installation can be costly as natural stone requires a subbase of poured mortar or cementboard. Hardwood floors are difficult to totally waterproof so they should be limited to half baths, where moisture is not a big problem. Ceramic floor tile, a popular choice for bathrooms, is durable and water-resistant. Vinyl flooring is a popular choice for bathrooms because it is relatively inexpensive, durable, and easy to clean. Stone floor tile creates an inviting atmosphere with natural appeal.

A rubber gasket on the tailpiece slips over the drainpipe, leading to the P-trap and the branch drain. Shower stalls are available in many different sizes and styles, but the basic elements are the same. Most shower stalls have a shower alcove, a supply system, and a drain system. Shower alcove: The alcove is the frame for the stall, with 2 × 4 walls built to fit around a shower base and blocking to secure the plumbing. The base sets into a mortar bed for support, and water-resistant drywall or cementboard covers the alcove walls.

Area. A larger bathroom allows space for extra features, such as a double-bowl sink or separate shower and tub area. A small family bath may conserve space by combining the tub and shower, incorporating recessed shelving, and featuring space-efficient fixtures and storage cabinets. Fixtures and finishes should be low-maintenance and highly durable, such as ceramic tile and enameled fixtures. Bathrooms for children must be safe for them to use unsupervised and should be easy to adapt as the children grow.

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