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Home Improvement ArticlesFind helpful information about bathroom remodeling in the articles listed below.
 
 
  Bathroom Remodeling Tips   Bathroom Storage Solutions
  Remodeling the bathroom is a great way to add value to your home, as well...   Usually the smallest room in the house, the bathroom is traffic central and it can be...

  Toilet Technology for the Modern World   Building the Perfect Master Bath
  Many visitors to Japan come home with stories about the wonders of the Japanese...   The perfect master bathroom is a fine balance of what you need, what you want and what you...

  Fun and Functional Kids Bathroom   Bathroom Revival
  When designing a children’s bathroom the key thing to remember is that you need to...   If your bathroom feel tired and needs reviving, but you just don’t have the money...

  Turn it up: Options in Bathroom Faucets   Bathroom accessories: Beyond practical
  No longer just a means of getting water to wash up, faucets have become a stylish design element...   Whether or not you’re remodeling your bathroom, choosing stylish bathroom accessories is...

  Replacing Bathroom Fixtures   Bathroom Lighting
  Whether or not you are remodeling your bathroom, a simple way to give your bathroom a quick...   The average bathroom has terrible lighting that does nothing for either the bathroom or the...

  Improve Air Quality with an Exhaust Fan   5 Steps to Remodel your Bathroom
  One of the quickest ways to improve the air quality in your home is...   Renovating your bathroom, though exciting, may seem like a daunting task...

  What Homeowners Really Want in a Bathroom   How to Install a Toilet On a New Tile Floor
  High-end bathroom remodeling has gained strength in the home improvement market...   Remove the toilet. To do this: shut off the water supply, flush the toilet, siphon...

  Installing a Schluter Shower System   Bathroom Shower Remodeling
  The natural beauty of stone and tile are far preferred by most homeowners over pre-shaped...   When you are remodeling your bathroom, or adding a bathroom to your home, installing a...
 
 
No other area in the home requires so much attention to detail as the bathroom. This is because no other space uses as much water on an ongoing basis, water that has to be properly supplied, stored and drained so that no moisture leaks into other areas of the home.
 
Another reason that special attention is focused on bathrooms is that, like the kitchen, the room is a multi-use area. For example, in our culture the toilet is a part of the whole ensemble and its placement and operation affect the overall layout of the area. This is because of its awkward length and shape it cannot be placed too close to the entry door or near the path of any other of the other fixtures like the vanity or sink.
 
Ventilation is another important part of the area. Every day dozens of gallons of water flow out of the faucets and fixtures, and a percentage of that will escape into the air and into the home as vaporized water. A good ventilation system will draw this moisture outdoors before it has a chance to get out into the home. However, if the fans are not strong enough water vapor is absorbed into many areas where mildew and mold can grow. As well rot and insects are a byproduct of too much moisture in the home as is corrosion. To be sure of a good exhaust rate the fan in a normal bathroom should draw at least 50 cubic feet per minute and have a sound rating of less than 0.5 sones.
 
Bathroom remodeling contractors will “follow the water” when redoing a bathroom. This means that if they find any moisture under the walls or floor they will keep cutting until they find the source of the leak. Usually it is just a loose fitting or tired angle joint that can be repaired quickly. This is why it's important to consult a bathroom expert before beginning your project.