All posts tagged "Tub"
Caulking: Caulking A Shower Or Tub
Fiberglas, tile, marble, granite and solid surface materials are among the most popular finishes for the walls that surround a tub or shower. Although taste and budget usually dictate the choice of material, any one of these...
- Posted September 4, 2015
Installing A Preformed Tub Surround
In door plumbing; how different our lives would be without it. While the advantages to indoor plumbing are many, there are potential disadvantages. Water can be one of the single greatest enemies to a home. It is...
- Posted August 29, 2015
Plumbing: Replacing A Tub Spout
A friend recently called and mentioned that the trip lever on her tub spout wasn’t working. She said she couldn’t get the shower to work and wanted to know how to change the spout. We suggested that...
- Posted August 21, 2015
Washing Machine Issue
Q. I recently purchased a new home and desire to have the washing machine moved into the detached garage where the dryer is currently located. The problem is that the floor level in the garage is approximately...
- Posted August 8, 2015
Repairing A Chipped Sink or Tub
As home remodeling contractors we have, over the years, seen lots of bathrooms. Once the rage, pink tubs, turquoise toilets and gold speckled tile are today fuel for the raging home remodeling market. Thus, it’s no wonder...
- Posted July 29, 2015
Why Installing An Exhaust Fan Is Necessary
Sweaty windows, peeling wallpaper, mold covered walls and a musty odor are just a few of the symptoms of a poorly ventilated home. The cloths washer, cloths dryer, shower, wash basin, and stove are just a few...
- Posted July 13, 2015
Cleaning A Tub Stopper
Question The stopper for my tub keeps getting plugged and it slows the drain. It’s one of those that has the little screw on knob on the top that you grab and pull up and turn to...
- Posted April 16, 2014
Wishing for a Whirlpool Tub?
Lawrence Welk was born in 1903 and his champagne music has been a TV favorite ever since 1955 — and a one and a two! Here’s another bubbly favorite. It’s the luxury product Americans want most in...
- Posted March 18, 2014
Bathroom Safety Part-1 Slip Resistant tub Grips
Bathrooms can be dangerous places. But there are things you can do to make washing and bathing safer. In part I of our series on bathroom safety, we discuss adding slip-resistant strips on bathtubs and shower floors to...
- Posted March 3, 2014
Acrylic Tubs and Showers
Do you think that only porcelain enamel bathtubs are of high quality? That other types won’t wear or hold up as well? Tubs and showers made of acrylic are tough. A few early tub and shower alternatives,...
- Posted February 19, 2014