bathroom

  1. My Bathroom Makeover: Vibrant Color Top to Bottom

    Revamped bathroom

    Living in a little cape has its challenges. One of the main challenges is the teeny tiny main bathroom. It's a 4ft by 9ft space, and we have re-vamped it three times since moving in.

    When we first moved in I decided to go bold and take advantage

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  2. DIY Bathroom Beadboard & Hooks: Functional Chic

    DIY beadboard and bathroom hooks

    Hey everyone! Allison here, from House of Hepworths. Today I'm going to share a DIY project with you showcasing how to make a space more functional while updating the aesthetic value as well. One of our bathrooms

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  3. My Bathroom Renovation: Laying a Tile Floor

    Newly installed bathroom tile with grout and seal
    bathroom with tile floor

    We recently completed our boy’s bathroom renovation which included adding a tile floor. The tile floor almost didn’t happen because I was so afraid of the cleaning and maintenance aspect. While tile is very durable, I was coming from a pretty bad

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  4. How to Install a Kitchen or Bathroom Faucet

    New kitchen faucet pouring water

    Thinking about redecorating or modernizing your kitchen or bath? A brand new faucet adds instant pizzazz to the two most popular rooms in your home. If it's been a while since you replaced your faucets, you're in for a pleasant surprise — today's versions a

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  5. How to Unclog a Drain & Keep It Clear

    Faucet water splashing in repaired drain

    Regular maintenance and minor repairs to your drains are essential to keeping them clean and clear. Doing it yourself also can save you from an expensive visit from a plumber.

    Maintain Your Drains

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  6. How to Repair a Ceramic or Porcelain Sink

    Repaired porcelain sink

    The bathroom sink can receive a lot of wear from constant use and abuse. If your sink basin is chipped or cracked, you can fix it up without having to replace the whole sink. Follow these tips to learn how to repair porcelain and ceramic sinks.

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  7. How to Stain Cabinets

    Dark stained kitchen cabinets with modern decor

    If your budget doesn’t have room for new cabinets, don’t worry. You can give your wood cabinets a quick makeover with a fresh coat of stain. Using a different color stain—even as simple as going one shade darker or lighter—can give your kitchen, bathroo

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  8. 7 Ideas for a Quick Bathroom Makeover

    Luxury bathroom with new vanity and sink

    Nothing decreases the value and appeal of your home like an outdated bathroom, but you don’t have to break the bank to complete a bathroom makeover. Some paint, a new vanity and faucet, and a few decorating and design ideas can give your bathroom a m

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  9. Create a Bathroom Retreat with Color

    Modern gray and white bathroom

    If your bathroom is old, outdated or has a clinical feel, turn it into a spa-style retreat. While there are a number of things you can do to create a bathroom getaway, sometimes all it takes is a new color scheme and a fresh coat of paint. It's like getting

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  10. How to Remove Mold from Walls

    Spraying mold behind wallpaper

    Mold on your interior walls doesn’t just look unpleasant; it can be a health hazard for your family. Depending on the amount and location, its presence also suggests a larger problem in your house—water infiltration.

    For this project, we will foc

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  11. Storage Ideas for Small Spaces & Homes

    Small kitchen organized with wall-mounted shelves, drawers, and pegs

    Small homes or apartments can make storing all of your belongings a difficult task. Sometimes you have to think unconventionally and make use of the unused space in your home to come up with storage solutions. Here are some tips on how to find more storage

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  12. Get Organized for Back to School

    Dad and son playing before going back to school

    Summer’s almost over and it’s time for you and the kids to start switching into school mode. Start the year off right by getting your home organized before classes resume. It’ll help you remain ordered throughout the year to stay on top of things and a

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  13. 8 Steps to Childproof Your Home, Inside & Out

    Toddler playing with knobs on kitchen stove

    As a parent, from the moment your child is born you begin to worry about his or her safety. Keeping a child safe from harm is not always easy. The average household is full of potential hazards that pose a threat to a baby or young child. However, all

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  14. How to Install Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures

    Low-flow shower head

    Are your water bills drowning your peace of mind? Try installing water-saving plumbing devices, such as low-flow showerheads, faucet aerators and toilets. You'll fix this financial leak and do your part to conserve our most essential natural resource.

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  15. 4 Plumbing Emergencies Anyone Can Fix

    Man repairing bathroom sink with wrench

    When a plumbing problem pops up, there's no need to panic — you might not even need a plumber. There are a number of plumbing fixes any D.I.Y-er can accomplish with basic tools and a little know-how. Whether it's a clogged drain, broken pipe, a leaking t

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  16. How to Replace a Light Fixture

    Bronze pendant lights hanging in kitchen

    Swapping out an old, outdated light fixture adds instant appeal and value to your home, and it isn't hard to do. If you're a novice do-it-yourselfer, don't be intimidated by working around electricity. This is a weekend project that can be done by even

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  17. Update Your Cabinet Hardware

    Kitchen updated with new sink and faucet

    If you want to refresh your kitchen or bath but don't have the time or money to spend on a complete overhaul, try replacing old, outdated cabinet hardware. These may seem like small changes, but the effect they can have on your kitchen and bath's appeal

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  18. How to Fix or Replace a Toilet

    Clean repaired toilet in luxury bathroom

    Is your toilet not functioning properly? Maybe it flushes poorly, runs continuously or leaks water? Fortunately, most problems are fixable. Best of all, you can repair them yourself.

    Easy Repairs for Quick Fixes

    Jiggling the handle might

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  19. How to Fix a Leaky Showerhead or Shower Faucet

    Testing repaired shower head

    A leaky, dripping showerhead is not only annoying, it wastes water. Before you call in a professional, this fairly common household problem may be relatively simple to fix by yourself (depending on the cause of the problem).

    Fix the Showerhead

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  20. How to Regrout Bathroom Tile

    Regrouting bathroom tile on shower wall

    Whether you’re remodeling your entire bathroom or just painting, replacing fixtures and adding accents, when it comes to completing your bathroom’s new look, your attention to detail makes all the difference.

    Making sure the grout that binds you

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  21. How to Install a Bathroom Exhaust Fan

    Water condensation on steamy shower walls

    When you step out of the shower are the walls and other bathroom surfaces covered with condensation? Over time, this moisture and humidity can make paint begin to peel, cabinets and doors can warp and even mold can start to prosper in corners. You can

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  22. How to Lay Bathroom Tile

    Laying colorful tile on bathroom floor

    If your bathroom tile is outdated, cracking or otherwise unappealing, there’s no need to pay someone to replace it. It’s something any DIY-er can do with the right tools and know-how. Keep reading to learn how to lay bathroom tile on your bathroom flo

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  23. How to Install Bathroom Safety Bars

    Elderly woman holding bathroom safety bar

    Showers, tubs and toilets can be slippery when bathroom areas are wet and everyone could use a hand safely getting in and out of the bath sometimes. Install a “grab” bar this weekend and get a grip on bathroom safety.

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  24. How to Caulk a Shower or Bathtub

    Man caulking bathtub with caulk gun

    The caulk in and around your bathtub or shower doesn’t last forever. At some point, you have to replace the caulk to keep the wall, tub and tile joints sealed and watertight. There is no need to call in a handyman—it’s something most DIYers can accom

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