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

Physical Description:
224 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Added Corporate Author:


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Home Location
1 Bob Harkins Branch 747.78 BAT Book Adult General Collection

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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 of 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
The Write Stuff
What Else?
Insurance and Permits
Check, Please
Chapter 2 Size Up Your Spacep. 34
Assessing Your Needs
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
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

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