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Advice for Relocating Plumbing

In thinking about your remodel, do you find yourself thinking, “I wonder if we could move the sink over there and the bathtub over there?” The truth is, you can relocate plumbing fixtures, but there are a few things you should consider first. The issue lies in the underlying pipes and drains. Even moving your […]

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All About Install Formats

In addition to size, hydrotherapy options and finishes, how you wish to install your new bath is a big factor in your design. There are five formats for your bath, each with different considerations. 1) Recessed/Alcove This format features one finished apron and is designed for installation in a recess or alcove, with walls on the […]

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Choosing Your Hydrotherapy

Which type of hydrotherapy is right for you? Read on for good-to-know information on whirlpools, air baths and HotSoaks and DriftBaths, an Aquatic exclusive. You’ll learn about what makes each hydrotherapy option unique and precisely how each one can soothe your soul. Have aching joints or muscle tension? Choose whirlpool hydrotherapy. Those powerful jets give […]

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Cutting-edge Details to Consider in Your Bath

Radiant floor heating — Luxe, yet practical too. No more cold toes when you step out of the bath on a frosty winter morning. And once the floor tiles are fully heated, they continue warming the room for a long time, keeping your bathroom nice and toasty. Bathroom entertainment systems — By installing stereo speakers […]

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Green Tips for Your Bath Remodel

1) GO GREY TO GO GREEN Greywater systems are gaining in popularity. These systems cycle water that’s been used once in the sink or bath to the toilet bowl, eliminating fresh water use in the toilet. Ask your contractor if one would work within your space. 2) GET INTO HOT WATER Now’s a good time […]

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How to Measure Your Bathroom for Remodeling

Whether you’re installing a new tile floor, new wallpaper or a new Aquatic bath or shower, you need to know how much space you have to work with. Here’s how to make it easy. 1) First, unfold your bathroom. Many bathrooms aren’t plain rectangles — they have niches and angles and extra corners. Imagine all […]

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How to Pull Off Minimalism with Warmth

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1) COLOR, COLOR, COLOR Minimalist cabinets and fixtures can be warmed up by the use of sophisticated yet warm color schemes. A dash of intense claret walls among all the neutrals, for example, can really soften things up. 2) EMBRACE TEXTURE Consider wall textures or glazes to add dimension. The right technique can add depth […]

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Keeping Costs in Check

What you don’t know could hurt you, especially when it comes to keeping your budget in line. Here are a few tips that experienced bathroom remodelers wish they’d known the first time around. Labor costs Allocate a generous amount of your budget to labor costs. After all, a bathroom remodel is a labor-intensive process. Tearing […]

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Making Your Own Spa Treatments

1) Dip yourself in our Chocolate Soak Mix 1/2 cup of dried milk powder (or soy milk) with 3 oz. of powdered unsweetened chocolate. Stir into 1 cup of unscented bubble bath if you wish. Add to your bath until you feel like melting. 2) Steep your soul in our Rosemary Herbal Bath For this […]

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Masculine or Feminine? Meet in the Middle.

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The master bath in many households is shared by both sexes. So what do you do when one of you envisions a girlish getaway — and the other one wants something bold, masculine and minimal? Here are a few ideas. 1. Stay gender-neutral in terms of color scheme. This doesn’t have to mean everything is […]

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