How to Pour a Shower Pan
Update: Several readers have noted that the membrane installation method described in this article (which is a flat membrane installation) is no longer recommended as an optimal installation method because water that penetrates through the top layer of tile or grout may rest on the membrane. Without what is known as a 'pre-slope fill,' this water may never work its way to the drain. A pre-slope fill mortar bed installed under the membrane, coupled with the proper method for ensuring the…
21 Barrier Free Curbless Shower Ideas
Have you seen curbless showers on websites and in magazines and dreamed of a new barrier free shower in your outdated master bath? Is your current shower hard to clean and even harder to get in and out of? Or, perhaps you've been looking at doorless showers designs. Maybe both have been at the
5 Tips for Choosing Bathroom Tile
Inside: Learn some easy ways to narrow your choices with these 5 tips for choosing the right bathroom tile for anything from kid bathrooms to your master bathroom. Lately I've been up to my ears in choosing bathroom tile. We're smack in the middle of renovating the kids bathroom and I've also been helping my aunt who's completely renovating all three of her bathrooms at (almost) the same time. That means that in the last few months I've selected tile for 4 bathrooms. One in my own home and…
No curb and no door makes this shower very easy to use for anyone, but especially for a wheelchair-bound person. A shower head on a slider bar plus grab bars placed for functional use gives the user a pleasant experience.