Although the concept of bathing vessels has been around for thousands of years, the original porcelain enameled, iron clawfoot tubs were first built during the 1880s, and they became popular with everyday households after World War I. The full sized soaking vessels with the engraved metal feet remain popular in today’s modern homes that seek to combine vintage style with classic luxury. Homeowners whose historic houses do not come with classic clawfoot tubs can purchase restored antique versions of the tubs or authentic looking replicas. Those who are blessed enough to have a period clawfoot tub can also have it re-glazed and restored to its original bathing grandeur. Like any good invention, old fashioned classic clawfoot tubs have undergone modernization over the years. Here are some of the updated amenities that are available on contemporary clawfoot tubs.
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An expert can arrive at a commercial or residential property to make a repair to a fiberglass fixtures and complete the project quickly. The expert can repair both kitchen and bathroom fixtures. First, the technician places plastic tarps on surrounding surfaces to prevent damage. The plumbing fixture is sanitized thoroughly in order to begin the acid etching process that is designed to increase the sink or bathtub’s porosity. A porous surface on the fixture makes it easier for the new material to adhere to the bathtub or sink.
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Your bathroom is one of the most important rooms in your home when it comes to creating value that buyers want, and anything you can do to add value to it is a good idea. However, bathroom remodels can be expensive, and you won’t get all the money back that you put in. That’s why it makes sense to be as frugal as you can when it comes to bathroom remodeling projects. Here are some inexpensive projects that won’t break the bank.
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The tiles in your bathroom usually serve two functions; protect the wall underneath from moisture, and add décor to the bathroom. There is no particular limit to how one can use their wall tiles. Thus, what you choose will be dependent on a number of factors: material used future maintenance and the color scheme you want. These tips will help you get the right materials when choosing tile for your shower.
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Research shows that kitchens are one of the most important rooms in the house when it comes to adding value to your home and attracting buyers. However, the key is not to go overboard on your kitchen remodel project, because minor remodels are the ones that add the most value. Here are some cost-saving kitchen design tips to help you keep your remodeling project’s costs under control.
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The kitchen is one place in the home that can accommodate various types of tiles and still look beautiful. Before selecting the tile for your kitchen, you have to consider the place it goes first. For instance, you can’t have the glossy wall tile go on the floor because of safety reasons. Here are some ideas that can help in getting the right type and application of kitchen tile for your renovation.
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There are good reasons to update a bathroom in a residential or commercial property, including improving the appearance of its plumbing fixtures, floors and countertops. The bathrooms in all types of buildings undergo constant use, leading to a lot of wear and tear to surfaces. Homeowners and property managers might think it is too expensive to remove sinks and bathtubs to replace the devices with new models, but refinishing fixtures is more affordable. These are the items that a technician can reglaze or refinish in a bathroom:
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One of the largest items in a bathroom is the bathtub. Many people have older bathtubs that have an odd color that doesn’t match their current theme and other people have bathtubs that have worn or cracked in places. When considering what to do with an older bathtub, you have the option to replace it or refinish it when remodeling a bathroom.