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Title:
Bathrooms : the smart approach to design / Creative Homeowner.
ISBN:
9781580118040
Edition:
Revised & updated 2nd edition.
Publication Information:
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania : Creative Homeowner, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
224 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 28 cm
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Includes index.
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Summary

Summary

Learn to think like a design pro to get the bathroom you've always wanted without making the types of mistakes that cost money or leave you less than thrilled with the result. Bathrooms, Updated Edition explains everything homeowners need to know about budgeting; hiring contractors; designing and working with space; selecting cabinetry and hardware; shopping for fixtures; choosing appropriate countertop, flooring, windows, and other finishing materials; and how to bring all off these elements together cohesively with style. Completely updated with the latest trends, products, and innovative ideas, this new edition offers a smart approach to bathroom design.


Table of Contents

Introductionp. 8
Chapter 1 Thinking Aheadp. 12
Plan to Save
The Top 10 Planning Points
Help!
The Write Stuff
What Else?
Insurance and Permits
Check, Please
Chapter 2 Size Up Your Spacep. 34
Assessing Your Needs
Layouts
The Top 10 Best Uses of Space
Designing a Master Bath
Planning Shared Space
Partial Baths
The Top 10 Half-Bath Tips
Designed for Kids
Chapter 3 Outfitting Your Bathp. 64
Today's Fixtures
The Top 10 Fixture Amenities
Soaking in Style
Praiseworthy Showers
Lav Flair
Today's Efficient Toilets
Chapter 4 Surfacesp. 94
It's a Cover Story
The Top 10 Surface Trends
Stone, Wood, and Tile
Glass and Concrete
Quartz and Synthetics
Chapter 5 Vanities & Storagep. 122
Practical and Beautiful
Vanities
Bathroom Furniture
Linens and Things
Chapter 6 Light and Airp. 146
Natural Light
Artificial Light
Clear the Air
Ventilation Systems
Keeping It Toasty
Chapter 7 Adding Stylep. 176
A Chic Retreat
A Dip into Color
Traditional Looks
Feeling Nostalgic
In a Modern Mood
Asian Influences
Old World Classics
Resource Guidep. 204
Glossaryp. 210
Indexp. 217
Photo Creditsp. 222