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Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms: Plan, Remodel, Build

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Publisher Comments:

Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms

All the information you need to design and build your new dream bathroom. Over 720 photos and illustrations.

• Step-by-step guides to installing sinks, tubs, countertops, faucets, natural stone, ceramic tile, and more

• Tips for selecting the best fixtures and fittings for master suites, family baths, and powder rooms

• The basics of plumbing, electrical, and finished carpentry for a professional-quality job

Synopsis:

Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms guides the reader through the process of designing and doing the work involved with remodeling an existing bathroom or adding a new one. Homeowners will find inspirational information on layout and design, but most of the book covers the hand-on parts of the projects, including adding new tubs and showers, vanities and sinks, and installing flooring and other finishes. Over 60 easy-to-follow photo sequences demonstrate the most popular projects, including the basics of plumbing and electrical work. Homeowners can use the book to do the entire project or pick the parts that interest them.

Synopsis:

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Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms guides the reader through the process of designing and doing the work involved with remodeling an existing bathroom or adding a new one. It provides the latest information on todays popular bath trends, including help in designing bathrooms of all sizes and uses, plus picking the right fixtures and finishes. Homeowners will find inspirational information on layout and design, but most of the book covers the hands-on parts of the projects, including adding new tubs and showers, vanities and sinks, and installing flooring and other finishes. Over 60 easy-to-follow photo sequences demonstrate the most popular projects, including the basics of plumbing and electrical work. Homeowners can use the book to do the entire project or pick the parts that interest them. Remodelers want to make their homes a reflection of their personal taste. The Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms serves as a guide to help them achieve the desired result and make their home look stunning.

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Synopsis:

"Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms" illustrates the processes involved with designing or remodeling a new or existing bathroom. Homeowners can use the book to do the entire project or only the parts that interest them.

Table of Contents

Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms

Table of Contents
 
Introduction- 8
Planning Options- 14

Chapter One
CONSTRUCTION BASICS- 16
Removing a Sink and Vanity- 18
Removing Vinyl Flooring- 20
Repairing a Damaged Subfloor- 22
Removing a Bathtub- 24
Stripping Wallcovering- 26
Gutting a Wall- 28
Installing Drywall- 30
Taping Drywall- 32
Installing Backer Board- 34
Installing Plywood Underlayment- 36

Chapter Two
MASTER BATHS- 38
Luxurious Personal Haven- 40
Marvelous at Midrange- 43
Big Ideas, Small Budget- 46
Master-Bath Plans- 50

Chapter Three
FAMILY BATHS- 54
Room for Everyone- 56
Top of the Line- 58
Midrange Designs- 62
Style on a Budget- 64
Individual Needs- 66
Family-Bath Plans- 70

Chapter Four
HALF BATHS- 74
This Small Space- 76
Top of the Line- 78
Midrange and Practical- 80
Just Functional- 81
Half-Bath Plans- 83

Chapter Five
WINDOWS- 86
Installing a New Sash- 88
Removing Old Windows- 90
Installing New Windows- 92
Window Options- 94
Installing Roof Windows and Skylights- 96
Building a Glass-Block Wall- 100

Chapter Six
STONE, TILE, & MORE- 102
Stone, Naturally- 104
Tile- 108
Synthetic Materials- 109
Laminate- 110

Chapter Seven
PLUMBING- 112
Plumbing Basics- 114
Plumbing Tools- 116
Cutting and Joining Plastic Pipe- 118
Cutting Copper Pipe- 120
Soldering Copper Pipe- 122

Chapter Eight
WIRING- 124
Wiring Basics- 126
Wiring and Conduit- 128
Wiring Gutted Rooms- 130
Wiring Finished Rooms- 132
Adding a New Circuit- 134
GFCI Receptacles- 136
Installing a Ventilating Fan- 138
Wiring a Ventilating Fan- 140
Light Bulbs- 142
Recessed Lights- 144
Installing Vanity Lighting- 146

Chapter Nine
TUBS & SHOWERS- 148
Bathtub Options- 150
Tub Sizes- 152
Installing a New Tub- 154
Installing a Shower Door -156
Installing a Whirlpool Tub- 158
Shower Options- 160
Shower Piping- 164
Installing a Prefab Shower- 166
Setting a Shower Pan- 170
Installing a Mortar Shower Floor- 172
Tiling a Shower Enclosure- 174
Installing an Anti-Scald Shower Control- 176 
Tub and Shower Options- 178

Chapter Ten
TOILETS & BIDETS- 182
Moving a Toilet- 184
Installing a Toilet- 186
Trouble Shooting a Toilet- 188
Repairing a Running Toilet- 190
Repairing a Slow-Filling Toilet- 191
Repairing a Leaking Base- 193

Chapter Eleven
VANITIES & STORAGE- 194
The Vanity and Other Cabinetry- 196
Installing a New Vanity- 198
Making a Laminate Vanity Top- 200
Tiling a Vanity Top- 202
Tiling a Backsplash- 204
Sinks- 205
Installing a Medicine Cabinet- 206
Installing a Wide Cabinet- 208
Creating a Storage System- 210

Chapter Twelve
SINKS & FAUCETS- 216
Sinks- 218
Installing a Sink in a Laminate Top- 220
Installing a Pedestal Sink- 222
Faucets- 224
Installing a One-Piece Faucet- 230
Replacing a Seat Washer- 232
Repairing a Packing Washer- 235
Fixing Faucet Aerator Problems- 236
Repairing a Single-Handle Cartridge Faucet- 238
 
Chapter Thirteen
FINISHING TOUCHES- 240
Flooring Layout- 242
Laying Vinyl Floor Tile- 244
Ceramic Floor Tile- 246
Installing Radiant Floor Heating- 250
Molding and Trimwork- 254
Preparing Drywall and Plaster for Painting- 256
Preparing Woodwork for Painting- 258
Painting Walls and Ceilings- 259
Installing a Grab Bar- 261

Resource Guide- 262

Glossary- 264

Index- 266

Photo Credits/Sources- 271

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580113410
Subtitle:
Plan, Remodel, Build
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Illustrator:
Warpole, Ian
Illustrator:
Barre, Glee
Editor:
Creative Homeowner Press
Editor:
Creative Homeowner
Editor:
Donegan, Fran J.
Author:
Homeowner, The Editors of
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - Bathrooms
Subject:
Bathrooms
Subject:
Design and construction
Subject:
Bathrooms -- Remodeling.
Subject:
Bathrooms -- Design and construction.
Subject:
Bath
Subject:
Remodel
Subject:
Plan
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Fourth
Series:
Ultimate Guide To...
Publication Date:
20070401
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
10.80x8.42x.52 in. 1.93 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by ,
Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms guides the reader through the process of designing and doing the work involved with remodeling an existing bathroom or adding a new one. Homeowners will find inspirational information on layout and design, but most of the book covers the hand-on parts of the projects, including adding new tubs and showers, vanities and sinks, and installing flooring and other finishes. Over 60 easy-to-follow photo sequences demonstrate the most popular projects, including the basics of plumbing and electrical work. Homeowners can use the book to do the entire project or pick the parts that interest them.

"Synopsis" by , '
Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms guides the reader through the process of designing and doing the work involved with remodeling an existing bathroom or adding a new one. It provides the latest information on todays popular bath trends, including help in designing bathrooms of all sizes and uses, plus picking the right fixtures and finishes. Homeowners will find inspirational information on layout and design, but most of the book covers the hands-on parts of the projects, including adding new tubs and showers, vanities and sinks, and installing flooring and other finishes. Over 60 easy-to-follow photo sequences demonstrate the most popular projects, including the basics of plumbing and electrical work. Homeowners can use the book to do the entire project or pick the parts that interest them. Remodelers want to make their homes a reflection of their personal taste. The Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms serves as a guide to help them achieve the desired result and make their home look stunning.

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"Synopsis" by , "Ultimate Guide to Bathrooms" illustrates the processes involved with designing or remodeling a new or existing bathroom. Homeowners can use the book to do the entire project or only the parts that interest them.
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