Radiantly heated floors are not a new idea--in fact, they are a very old idea. The Roman method of heating the home (or heating the bath house) via a heat source under the floor was known as hypocaust. Today, the majority of residences and businesses are heated through hot air ducts or by radiators, but the idea of radiantly heated floors is taking off in some locations because of its many benefits.
A well-executed bathroom remodel can add value to your property while transforming one of the most highly used spaces in your home. It is only logical that a poorly executed bathroom remodel could reduce the value of your home and cost you thousands of extra dollars in repair. Beware of these common mistakes as you embark on your personal bathroom remodeling project.
See how you can get the best return on investment from your next home remodel by knowing exactly what to expect and how to prepare.
Bathroom remodeling is often the farthest thing from your mind. That is unfortunate because remodeling a bath can increase the value of your home and is often an inexpensive home remodeling project. The key to transforming a bathroom is to seamlessly meld function and beauty. Here are a few tips for remodeling outdated bathrooms.
In this day and age of convenience and technological luxury, touchless bathrooms are becoming more and more common. For business and property owners who have older bathrooms on their premises, making the switch to a touchless bathroom may involve major commercial construction. Bathroom remodeling is not cheap and some property owners may be hesitant to incur such costs, but in the long run, this upfront cost can save you a great deal.
Waterless urinals offer the ultimate luxury in modern commercial bathroom fixtures because they are sustainable, beautifully designed, sanitary, and cost effective. Although older models had design flaws that prevented them from becoming widely popular, newer models have been improved upon, and are being used widely in commercial construction and green building projects throughout the country. Waterless urinals are now a top choice for commercial property owners who wish for their restrooms to be modern, stylish, and functional.
In a recent article on Houzz, Vancouver based general contractor, John Whipple, discussed the emergence of an interesting new trend in bathroom remodeling -- installing tubs in showers. This unusual take on the traditional bathroom renovation can save space and the hassles of clean-up and water damage among many other things.