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Ibby Web site enables homeowners to price a bathroom renovation within a few …

Ibby Web site enables homeowners to price a bathroom renovation within a few …News from Washington Post: Searching for bathroom design ideas led Fairfax homeowner Lesley Palmer, 33, to a new Web site developed by Case Remodeling Design in Bethesda. Called “ibby” (Inspiration Built by You), the site allowed Palmer to choose every part of [...]

Gary Horton: Put a brick in it

Gary Horton: Put a brick in itNews from Santa Clarita Valley Signal: They say we’re headed for a pretty good rain later this week. The comfortable moisture on our skin and fresh scent in the air might have us feeling “everything’s better again,” but wishful thinking won’t fill half-empty reservoirs. We Californians have seen droughts [...]

Getting the biggest return out of your home remodeling investment

Getting the biggest return out of your home remodeling investmentNews from STLtoday.com: Q • What projects add the most value to my home? A • When remodeling or preparing to sell your home, getting the biggest return on your investment is not always easy to figure out. Deciding what project, budget and scope of work [...]

Walk-in Shower Design to any Bathroom

Walk-in Shower Design to any BathroomNews from Paris Link: Since the invention of a walk-in shower, we’ve come a long way. Some time ago you could brag about having a walk-in shower and everyone made impressed. Today they tell you ‘ Yes, you have a bath, which is great. But what kind of design a [...]

Bathroom Remodeling: The first 5 things you must do in planning a remodel

Bathroom Remodeling: The first 5 things you must do in planning a remodelNews from LubbockOnline.com: Bathroom Remodeling (BPT) – So you’ve decided it’s time to remodel your bathroom. Whether you’re excited at the idea of creating a new look that will add value to your home, or simply relieved that you’ll no longer have to [...]

At Home: Doing bathroom upgrades on a budget

At Home: Doing bathroom upgrades on a budgetNews from Topeka Capital Journal: Tired of your bathroom’s style but worried about the cost of an update? Changing the look of this most-used space means a major re-model of tearing out tiles and putting in new counters and cabinets, right? Wrong. There are many ways to spruce [...]

Clawfoot tubs are making a big splash in bathroom design

Clawfoot tubs are making a big splash in bathroom designNews from Lancaster Newspapers: Once more, the clawfoot bathtub is the darling of home fashionistas. This is true of both the vintage originals and their contemporary descendants, say Lancaster designers. The quirky old tubs we remember from trips to Grandma’s house are refinished, colorfully gussied up [...]

Rosie on the House: Looks like remodeling is making a comeback

Rosie on the House: Looks like remodeling is making a comebackNews from TriValley Central: Thinking about remodeling? If so, you’re not alone. Recent U.S. Census Bureau figures say that homeowners spent $ 130 billion on remodeling last year. That’s up 3.1 percent from 2012 and is the largest amount of home remodeling spending since 2007. [...]

Blue sky options the latest trend for bathroom design

Blue sky options the latest trend for bathroom designNews from Infolink Architecture & Building: Thinking out of the box for bathroom design can mean literally taking bathroom design to the outdoors or, as is more practically common, bringing the outdoors inside. A rising trend in modern-day bathroom design is opening up bathrooms to the outdoors [...]

‘Luxury’ toilets planned near Grand Central — for $8 a day

‘Luxury’ toilets planned near Grand Central — for $ 8 a dayNews from New York Post: Even potty time could become exclusive in Manhattan. A New York firm wants to charge people $ 8 a day to use “luxury” toilets in Midtown, noting “only a limited number of memberships will be sold.” Posh Stow and [...]

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