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Barrier-Free Handicap Bathroom Design Basics

Barrier-free bathrooms are becoming important design areas. More owners are choosing to stay in their homes for health and age-related reasons. The bathroom is a key area to make living at home as long as possible a reality. You can incorporate some or all features to make your bathroom safer, convenient and give you more…
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Bathroom Design Trends

2018 vs 1988 Calgary is experiencing a bathroom Renaissance. Styles today are quite different from 30 years ago. Back then linoleum flooring; Corian moulded tops; Gigantic (rarely-used) tubs in huge box enclosures; And tiny mini-showers. The style of the day. Thankfully, that’s changed. Today: Natural granite or quartz tops are almost universal; Tiled floors and…
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Steam Shower: How It Works

By Joseph D'Agnese of This Old House magazine (This article is an excerpt from This Old House Magazine) ILLUSTRATION BY HARRY CAMPBELL The Anatomy of a Steam Shower Imagine this: It's the end of a long day. You're tired, or achy, or just want to chase away the winter chill. So, you push a button…
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In-Floor Heating Systems

In-Floor Heating is a popular way to enhance the comfort of any tiled bathroom or living area.   What is In-Floor Heating? Any system employing water or electricity to heat the floor from under the floor. Electrical systems are most common so we’ll focus on this type.     How Does it Work? Specially-designed electric…
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