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Steam Shower

Steam Shower

Steam Shower What is a steam shower good for?  Steam showers are a great way to wind down after exercise.  The warmth helps to open capillaries, which allows blood to flow. This removes the metabolic waste that builds up in muscles, causing muscle soreness.  They can also help improve circulation. They provide soothing and beneficial […]

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Best Irvine Bathrooms

Remodeling a Bathtub

 Remodeling a Bathtub Remodeling a bathtub has 3 major parts.  These are (1) Demolition (2) Selecting and installing a new bathtub (3) Installing tile around the bathtub.  This article will focus on the third item, Installing tile around the bathtub.  For demolition, see the article How Much to Replace a Tub.  For tub selection and […]

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Is Porcelain or Ceramic Tile Better for Bathtubs

Is Porcelain or Ceramic Tile Better for Bathtubs When performing bathtub remodeling, many clients ask “Is Porcelain or Ceramic Tile Better for Bathtubs?” The answer is porcelain tile. Glazed porcelain tile is the best for a bathtub.  This includes all bathroom flooring, baseboards, showers, walls, and backsplash areas.  Consider this: It’s waterproof. Very stylish. Extremely […]

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Best Irvine Bathrooms

How Much to Replace a Tub

How Much to Replace a Tub Replacing a bathtub is exciting!  Removing that dirty, stained, moldy, nasty tub makes bathing so much nicer, cleaner, and refreshing.  But just how much to replace a tub?  There are so many variables to that question.  So, let’s use a typical Orange County 5-foot by 8-foot (40 square feet) […]

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Find a Good Contractor

Find a Good Contractor

Find a Good Contractor One of the biggest complaints I hear from clients is their frustration in finding a good contractor.  Perhaps, the best way to answer this is to look inward to figure out what you are doing wrong.  Here are the reasons you will never find a good contractor. Consider your expectations. There […]

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