Constructing Bathrooms

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Sterling Pub., 2001 - House & Home - 144 pages
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When you're building or remodeling, which room in your house requires the most decisions? Inch for inch, it's almost certainly the bathroom. Few rooms offer so many choices, so be sure to use this helpful guide to planning, designing, and constructing it. Explore the possibilities for the shape of the room, door placement, and location of the tub, lavatory, and toilet. But, don't stop there--study the many bathroom styles available, and make sure you're aware of personal touches that suit your taste. Expert tips explain how to select from the many styles of tub, shower, and lavatory, and whether you need a whirlpool, spa, or bidet. Then come your decisions about grab bars, towel racks, cabinets, counter tops, mirrors, and decorative elements. Special sections help you determine electrical and plumbing needs, plus ways to design for convalescence and disabilities.

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Kitchens and bathrooms are the two hardest-working rooms in the house, and a well-conceived design can make a huge difference in the enjoyment and utility derived from them. Spence provides design ... Read full review


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Planning Guidelines
Cabinets Countertops Accessories

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