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Choosing Grout

Grout on Bathroom Tiles

Choosing grout might seem simple, but choosing the right grout is not such an easy task. There are many things to consider before you make your choice like color, water resistance, and its potential to stain. Consider these factors before you choose your grout and your tile installation will look and perform better.

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How to Tile a Bathroom

Installing tiles on floor

If you want to update a bathroom, tile a bathroom. You can find inexpensive tile that is anywhere from $1 to $3 a foot. Some tile outlets even sell lots of tile that is less than that. Since most bathrooms are small, your entire budget for the project can be as low as $250, including […]

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Install a New Shower in Drywall

Bathtub and Shower

If you want to install a new shower in new drywall, you do so without advanced plumbing skills. If you have already installed drywall over the shower area, you need to remove it first. If you have not installed drywall, install the shower valve first, then complete the project. Here’s how to install a new […]

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How to Fix Clogged Grohe Shower Head

Grohe Shower Head

A clogged Grohe shower head requires a certain type of cleaning in order to restore the water flow to proper levels. Fortunately, this cleaning is very simple and requires few special tools. The manufacturer recommends cleaning the head using a few simple steps. However, if your faucet continues to clog, you can take additional steps […]

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Plan Where to Put a Toilet and Sink When Remodeling a Bathroom

Bathtub and toilet

Before you remodel a bathroom, take time to plan where the toilet and sink cabinets will go using graph paper. It is time consuming, but it is a tried and true method that guarantees success. Since a toilet is standard in size, and requires a certain amount of space, start by measuring for the toilet […]

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Toilet Pipe Sizes and Diameters

Toilet pipes, public toilet urinals

If you plan on rough plumbing a toilet, you need to know what size pipe to use. Today, all toilet pipe sizes are standardized, so you don’t need to look very far to find the right sized pipe to rough in a toilet.

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Replacing a Bathroom Sink P-trap

Chrome P-Trap

Replacing a bathroom sink p-trap is a fairly simple process involving just a few very basic skills and some tools you probably already own. If your sink clogs often, or smells funny, replacing the p-trap may just solve the problem. It is an inexpensive way to fix a frequently clogging or smelly sink drain.

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Toilet Pipe Size and Diameter

Bathtub and toilet

If you plan on plumbing a toilet yourself, it helps to know what size pipe you need. There are different types of pipes used to install a toilet, including the drain pipe, closet bend and water supply lines. Learn the common sizes and diameters to better prepare for this big job!

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Standard Toilet Seat Sizes

Toilet seat

Sizing up a new toilet seat is not as easy as it seems. Today, there are many different toilet seat sizes, and several different toilet sizes to pair them with. This handy guide helps you cut through the maze of toilet seat sizing issues and get the right seat for your new or existing toilet.

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Toilet Flange Sizes – Which Toilet Flange Size Do I Need?

Bathroom and toilet

Toilet flanges install on your bathroom floor, right beneath the toilet. The flange has a flat edge with a bolt insert that mounts the toilet in place and keeps it from rocking back and forth. The toilet flange usually has two diameters, one for the toilet opening and the other for the drain pipe it […]

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