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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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Making-over Your Ensuite Bathroom

Making-over Your Ensuite Bathroom   Ensuite baths range from small two-piece to large four-piece designs. Styles change and bathrooms wear out. We get a lot of feedback so here are some common reasons people make-over their ensuite.   Dated Designs: Modern designs have evolved. Functionality is now combined with class and style. Both co-exist. Old…
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Barrier-free Designs For Small Bathrooms

Barrier-free and independent living is easier and more affordable than you might think. Remodeling with barrier-free in mind adds cost over a standard renovation but adds value to your home. And may give you the freedom and independence you are seeking in your day to day living at home. DOORWAY Most bathroom doorways are 24…
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