Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Dream Bathrooms by Ruth Strother (Editor)

By Ruth Strother (Editor)

Proposal and data to construct the rest room of your dreams
This is the 1st toilet home improvement publication to completely tackle each section of the method, together with suggestion, layout and execution. Black & Decker the total advisor to Dream bogs good points luscious pictures of on-trend baths containing the furniture, colours and particular touches which are popular at once. yet in contrast to such a lot inspirational books, it doesnt cease there. This booklet ventures a step extra to teach readers accurately the right way to translate their desires right into a concrete plan that is smart. ultimately, greater than half the booklet is dedicated to giving form to these plans with instruments, fabrics and sweat fairness. filled with step by step colour pictures, the ebook tackles dozens of universal rest room home improvement tasks that nearly any selfmade can accomplish.
This revision of Black & Decker the total advisor to bogs keeps the hardworking and hugely designated details that made the unique model one of many all-time top-selling rest room books for DIYers. The publication additionally places a clean concentrate on matters and items which are at the innovative of loo layout, similar to fitting low-flow furniture, bidets, jetted bathtubs, or even find out how to set up a water-saving urinal.

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Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Dream Bathrooms

Thought and data to construct the rest room of your dreamsThis is the 1st rest room home improvement e-book to totally deal with each part of the method, together with suggestion, layout and execution. Black & Decker the entire consultant to Dream toilets beneficial properties luscious pictures of on-trend baths containing the furniture, colours and specified touches which are prominent right away.

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Cementboard is undamaged by water. It is required under tile in tub and shower surrounds. Glass block can’t bear loads, so use them only for interior walls. You’ll want the wall and ceiling finishes to be easy to maintain. Wall finishes for tub and shower surrounds, and behind sinks and toilets should be waterproof. Ceramic wall tiles are durable, easy to clean, and available in hundreds of styles. Stone wall tiles are expensive, so consider using stone as an accent. Solid-surface material is often used in tub or shower surrounds (pages 102 to 103).

Contact your local building two or more fixtures. the main DWV stack to aid flow and prevent blockage. • • The minimum ceiling height in bathrooms is 7 ft. ) one 15-amp (minimum) circuit for light fixtures and Sinks must be at least 4" from side walls and have vent fans without heating elements. 21" of clearance in front. • All receptacles must be GFCI-protected. Sinks must be spaced 4" away from neighboring • There must be at least one permanent light fixture controlled by a wall switch. sinks and toilets, and 2" away from bathtubs.

Medicine cabinets can be flush mounted or recessed to offer efficient storage right where it’s needed. Linen closets generally extend from floor to ceiling. Adding or relocating a closet requires significant construction—walls almost always have to be moved or built. Glide-out storage shelves make all items in your cabinet accessible, even those that are way in the back. indd 36 Provision-CPI-CG to Dream Bathrooms 1st Proof CD108-72 / 3173 Text Black 1/24/08 7:30:14 PM Linen closets with shelves can keep toiletries within easy reach.

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