10 Ways to Expose a Bathroom to Light Without Sacrificing Your Privacy

by By Dominic Bagnato Houzz Contributor Bathrooms have evolved to such an extent that they are no longer considered utilitarian rooms just for maintaining hygiene. Many of us now aspire to have a bathroom that feels like a haven worthy of a five-star resort, and why shouldn’t we? The glamorous minimalist bathrooms we see in design photos often have large picture windows where modesty seems to have been thrown out with the bathwater, but there’s no need to compromise on privacy if you’d love to open your bathroom to the outdoors. These inspiring bathrooms provide all the amenities we seek, but…

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WaterStopper™ Stops Wet Floors

Effectively containing water in a zero entry or barrier-free shower is critical to keeping floors dry and bathers safe. But how do you keep water in your shower, where it belongs, without sacrificing ease of access? The answer: Bestbath’s WaterStopper™, the most effective water retention system on the market. Whether stepping in by foot, with the help of a walker, or rolling in with a wheelchair, WaterStopper significantly reduces any chance of trips and slips during entry, exit or on a wet bathroom floor after bathing. How WaterStopper Works WaterStopper is a collapsible rubber water dam that flexes when stepped…

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Bestbath Color Options: If You Can Imagine It, We Can Create It.

Bestbath offers hundreds of color options — including custom matching and granite finishes — to match any decor or architectural style. Whatever your design vision, we can make it happen… beautifully. All Bestbath showers and tubs come “standard” in ever-popular white, as well as biscuit, almond, bone, and ice grey as upgrades. But that’s just the beginning. Architects, designers, contractors and homeowners can choose from a nearly unlimited number of color accents and granite finishes to get the look you’re after. Make an Impact with Custom Color Accents Accent colors let people make their bath or shower their own. Many…

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How to Transform Your Bathroom into a Relaxing Retreat

Streamline your bathroom and your bathing routines to create a place of renewal by Laura Gaskill Houzz Contributor Imagine entering your bathroom to see clean, clear surfaces, freshly folded towels and just a few carefully chosen bath products beside the sink. A small vase of flowers brightens up the windowsill, and a tray resting over the tub holds a candle and essential oils, awaiting your next leisurely soak. If that image is far from the current reality of your bathroom, perhaps it’s time for a fresh start. In this series, we’re approaching each room in the house from the perspective of…

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How to Add an Indoor or Outdoor Ramp

Improve accessibility and safety by swapping stairs for ramps in your home or yard. by Laura Gaskill. Houzz Contributor. I cover topics ranging from decorating ideas, product picks, Houzz tours, and interviews with designers and architects, to the monthly home maintenance checklist. If you or someone in your household is in a wheelchair, ramps are a must for navigating between the levels of your home, both indoors and out. That doesn’t mean they need to be purely utilitarian, though. By working with an experienced pro, you can have a ramp that is safe, stylish and perfectly suited to the style…

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