Building A Dream Bathroom On A Budget With Ariel Bath

Building a dream bathroom is often as much an exercise in money management as it is in design: you have to plan carefully to squeeze as many of your dream features as you can into the budget you have. In a large scale renovation, that means not just choosing between a luxury shower and a […]

Antique Bathroom Vanities – Building A Lavish Bathroom Design

Interior designers say that bathrooms are trending more modern than ever, moving away from traditional and especially antique design. But if you love the look of ornate, traditional bathrooms, never fear – there’s still plenty of room for a lavish style, and an antique bathroom vanity is a great place to start. But while there […]

Top Five Home Improvement Projects For 2013

The last few years have been pretty rough for homeowners. With home values dropping and money tight all around, it’s been a while since big home renovation has been at the front of anyone’s mind. But 2013 promises to be an end to a years-long dry spell, with many homeowners already planning major remodels. If […]

Whirlpool Tubs – Questions To Ask Before You Buy

These days, whirlpool tubs are a practically-mandatory addition to a luxury bathroom remodel. And with luxury bathroom remodels in the home improvement spotlight,there’s a good chance that, if you’re planning a major renovation, a new whirlpool tub is on your to-do list. But not all whirlpools are created equal, and choosing the right one for […]

In Floor Tubs – A Dream Spa Style For Your Bathroom

In my line of work, you see a lot of really beautiful bathrooms, from vintage to ultra modern and everything in between.  But there’s one design I don’t see very often, despite the fact that I fall in love with it all over again every time I do – in floor tubs. These are regular […]

Bathroom Chandeliers – Not Just For Big Fancy Bathrooms Anymore

I’m a big fan of bathroom chandeliers. A huge fan, even, and not just certain bathrooms, but almost any bathroom big enough to justify one. Modern bathrooms, vintage bathrooms, country bathrooms, you name it – the right chandelier can do wonders for your bathroom ambiance. Really, this stems from my deeper love of lighting fixtures, […]

2013 Bathroom Trends – Top Ten Bathroom Updates For The New Year

Seasons come and go and design trends change right along with them. So even if you’re in the habit of updating your home regularly, last year’s words of wisdom usually don’t still apply. And if it’s been even longer since you’ve updated your bathroom, it can be even harder to figure out what’s hot and […]

Victorian Bathroom Design – Authentic Period Design For Your Bathroom

In the last two hundred years, the concept of the indoor bathroom has evolved from not existing at all to being one of the most popular places in the home to do a luxury remodel. These days, many homeowners are looking back to the opulence of the past to help create a relaxing, decadent getaway. […]

Steam Showers – Getting The Luxury Of A Custom Shower On A Budget

If my TV is to be believed, everyone and their mother is doing a massive dream bathroom renovation as we speak. But if that last episode of Bang For Your Buck left you green with envy and your bank account white with fear, you might still be able to get the luxury bathroom remodel you […]

Health Benefits Of Steam Baths And Saunas – Heat+Water For Your Health

health benefits of steam baths and saunas

I think that heat+water is possibly the best combination ever devised, excluding the summer in the deep south. Other than that, you name it – hot baths, hot showers, steam baths, saunas, hot springs – and I love it. I’m not alone, either. Most of the rest of the world has and uses public steam […]