DIY Bathrooms

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DIY Bathrooms: Bonanza of Projects





Have you put off installing that new medicine cabinet or making a quick fix to the showerhead? If so, procrastination's over! From fixtures to floors — and everything in between — we've compiled our best practical bathroom projects all right here for your convenience.



Installation

If you're updating anything in the bathroom, installation will likely be involved. Here are several projects for the do-it-yourselfer that will spruce up one of the most important rooms of any home — the bathroom.

  • Fan, Vent and Light Installation
  • Small Bathroom Vanity Installation
  • Ironing Center Installation
  • Installing Backerboard
  • Installing a Medicine Cabinet
  • Installing a Shower Door
  • Claw Foot Tub Installation
  • Installing Glass Block











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    DIY's quick fixes will help keep your bathroom in tip-top shape.













    Quick Maintenance

    Don't put off until tomorrow what you can accomplish today — quickly! DIY comes to the rescue with several fast fixes for routine bathroom maintenance.

  • Replacing Grout
  • Upgrading a Faucet
  • Changing a Showerhead
  • Replacing a Bathtub Overflow Gasket
  • Installing a Toilet Anti-Sweat Valve
  • Replacing Toilet's Fill Valve and Flapper
  • Removing Mineral Deposits
  • Patching Vinyl Flooring
  • Replacing a Pop-Up Sink Drain











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    Talk about an upgrade. Have you considered installing a tin ceiling in your bathroom? It creates a dramatic and beautiful effect.








    Upgrades

    The bathroom is one of the first places a prospective buyer looks when considering the purchase of a home. Whether you want to sell your home or not, upgrading your bathroom is a great idea, and here are some DIY projects to get the most out of your bathroom.

  • Tin Ceiling Installation
  • Framing a Bathroom Mirror
  • Random Pattern Wall Tile
  • High-Tech Bathroom
  • Wood-Burned Bathroom Decor
  • Bathroom Surround and Floor Tiling
  • Roughing In a New Shower and Tub
  • Wallpaper or Paint Your Bathroom











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    Equipping a bathroom for maximum safety and access is ideal for households with elderly, aging or disabled family members.








    Bathroom Safety, Enabling and Cleaning

    Making a bathroom safe and accessible for the elderly or disabled is an important endeavor. Look to these projects to help you get it done right.

  • Enable Your Bathroom
  • Constructing Shower Storage Boxes
  • Installing a Tub Safety Bar
  • Replacing an Exhaust Fan to Help Prevent Mold
  • Cleaning Fiberglass and Tile
  • Installing a Water Softener
  • Blueprint for a Best-Built Bathroom
  • Bathroom Safety











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    Trick out your bathroom with the ultimate in high tech...





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    including this unique showerhead with a steam feature.







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    Shower in luxury in a bathroom that George Clooney would envy!

  • Renovation Plans
  • Building the Tub Deck
  • In-Floor Warming System
  • Pouring Concrete Floor
  • Plumbing the Steam Shower
  • Installing the Steam Exhaust Fan
  • Installing Waterproof Shower System
  • Tub Deck Tile
  • More Tiling and Utility Talk
  • Finish Coat of Cement
  • Stamping the Floor
  • Building the Tub Support
  • Cabinet and Sink Installation
  • Finishing Touches







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    Stitchery WIPs: "Bath 5¢", "Walking to Town", a selection of 8 San Man snowman charts, 2 sets of curtain tie-backs using a DMC freebie chart and the DMC linen threads, a Kooler Design Studio chart form JanLynn called "Needlework Shop", "Tsunami Charity Sampler" from the fall 2007 Sampler & Needlework Quarterly, and "Autumn Leaves" from the December 2006 New Stitches



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    Stitchery WIPs: "Bath 5¢", "Walking to Town", a selection of 8 San Man snowman charts, 2 sets of curtain tie-backs using a DMC freebie chart and the DMC linen threads, a Kooler Design Studio chart form JanLynn called "Needlework Shop", "Tsunami Charity Sampler" from the fall 2007 Sampler & Needlework Quarterly, and "Autumn Leaves" from the December 2006 New Stitches



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    Video: Convert Your Bath to a Wet Room

    Video: Fun, Kid-Friendly Bath

    $1,000 Spa Makeover



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    Visit me at That Yank In... and Traveling with That Yank


    Avatar made with Portrait Illustrator Maker



    Stitchery WIPs: "Bath 5¢", "Walking to Town", a selection of 8 San Man snowman charts, 2 sets of curtain tie-backs using a DMC freebie chart and the DMC linen threads, a Kooler Design Studio chart form JanLynn called "Needlework Shop", "Tsunami Charity Sampler" from the fall 2007 Sampler & Needlework Quarterly, and "Autumn Leaves" from the December 2006 New Stitches



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