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Folding Bench Seat for a Shower

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Shower seats are very practical for many reasons in bathroom remodels. Free standing shower seats are liable to topple over, however, wall supported shower benches come with a hinged support bracket, so they can be folded up and out of the way when not in use. While they are commonly installed for elderly people or people with mobility issues, many find that it is useful when exhausted. Women also frequently use it for support while shaving their legs. Continue reading

Funny Bathroom and Toilet Sayings

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Bathroom designs and remodeling are serious business. They require professionals with a high attention to detail to complete. While "one day" bathroom makeovers are doable in some cases, most require several weeks of planning and execution. However, that doesn't mean a homeowner can't be cute, clever, and funny with the finishing touches. Read below for a few funny bathroom and toilet sayings along with some pictures of bathroom remodels. Continue reading

Assessing Bathroom Remodel Needs

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Assessing Bathroom Remodel Needs This is a guest blog done by Kathi Fleck of LoneStar Property Solutions. “The most important aspect for remodeling your home is to have the look and feel that works best for you.” – Kathi Fleck, Renovate, Remodel… Relax! Have you been wanting to transform your bathroom into a space you and your spouse can retreat to? Have you been saving pins, searching the internet for concepts and purchasing small items here and there? Are you ready for a change, but not sure how to start the process? If you answered yes to even one of these, you may be among the large percentage of homeowners who hold off on starting their bathroom remodel. Continue reading

January 27th is Thomas Crapper Day

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January 27th is Thomas Crapper Day Thomas Crapper Day Toilet (1)January 27th marks a "holiday" you may not be not be familiar with...the day is unofficially known as Thomas Crapper Day. You maybe have heard to a toilet crudely referred to as a "crapper" and the origin is with Thomas Crapper. While Crapper did not invent the toilet, he was a proficient plumber and a skilled salesman who is responsible for the toilet's initial surge in popularity. Continue reading

Home Shows vs Houzz

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Are you planning a home remodeling project? Where do you start gathering information and ideas? Two of the most common options are the internet and home shows. Both venues can offer great insight to projects, companies, products and design ideas. While both are viable, they have a different set of pros and cons and may cater to different audiences. Design Build Planners at the Remodeling home show (1)Home shows are a group of company exhibits set up in a building, typically for a weekend, for consumers to visit and view. Admission for an adult will range from free to perhaps $12. Often there are coupons or discounts available from either the show promoter or individual exhibitors. While attending, homeowners can see the displays of the companies that may range from full service, general contractors to individual trades people like painters, electricians, architects, designers, siding installers…etc. There may also be suppliers there displaying products that may include appliances, tile, windows, generators…etc. Continue reading

Tips for Cleaning Tiles

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Tips for Cleaning Tiles How to clean bathroom tile and grout - Design Build Planners (3)It can be a homeowner’s nightmare to walk into the bathroom and see dull tiles, thin films of soap scum, and dark grout lines stained with mildew. The expectation of a sore back and knees, tired hands, and burned nostrils from chemical cleaners can make the chore of cleaning tile a daunting task, resulting in procrastination and even dirtier and harder to clean tile. By following these tips you can keep up with maintaining beautiful and clean tile. Continue reading

How To Whiten Teeth Naturally

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How to whiten teeth naturally - Organic Gurlz Gardens Fort Wayne Indiana (1)Hi There, Fellow Gardeners! This is AnnahMarie. Today, Organic Gurlz Gardens of Fort Wayne, Indiana will be sharing information on How To Whiten Teeth Naturally. Almost everyone is worried, rightfully so, about purchasing toothpaste and “whiting” strips from retailers for it may affect the enamels strength. Continue reading

Design Build Planners Has Received Two More Honors From Houzz

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Design Build Planners has received two more honors from Houzz. Top Influencer and highly Recommended. Design Build Planners - Houzz top influencer and highly recomended The Influencer badge is given to pros whose advice and knowledgeable posts are most appreciated by the Houzz community, while the Recommended badge goes only to the top-rated pros on Houzz. Continue reading