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Maybe You Don’t Need a Whole New Bathroom; 3 Tweaks to Give a New Look

Purchasing an old home can really take a bite out of the bank! It can be an overwhelming project to tackle all at once. It is best to take inventory of which rooms demand a full remodel and which rooms you could do a face-lift on. My story…
Asbestos Dangers DIYers Need to Consider
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Dangers DIYers Need to Consider from Asbestos

Did you know over 3,000 manufactured products contain asbestos? Why is this important? Mesothelioma, a deadly cancer with a short survival rate that is linked to exposure of asbestos. If you are thinking about remodeling a home built prior…
ADA, Adaptability, accessibility, designing for accessibility
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Designing a Home for Accessibility with Style!

My husband and I had always dreamed about living on the water and when we found a 1970's property with a dozen manatee's right off the dock, we knew we were home! We also knew the work we had ahead of us with an old property. As an interior…
Design Intelligence
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Design Intelligence with LAUFEN at ICFF

Design moves in a field of tension between art, architecture and emotion. In the case of the bathroom space, the products are serious – almost part of the architecture, and strongly connected to the building itself. Successful design is defined…
Neutral Bathroom Designs Making Big Statements
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Neutral Bathroom Designs Making Big Statements

Because this room of the home can be a restorative haven for pampering and rejuvenation,  we want to bring you ways to update your bathroom.  Chicago Interior Designer & TV Design Consultant, Erica Lugbill, has shared a few of her recent…
Making Stock Cabinetry Look Custom
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Tips to Making Stock Cabinetry Look Custom While Staying in Budget

It is no secret; the most expensive rooms in the house to remodel are the kitchen and the bathroom. What happens when the budget is tight and you need to make every dollar count? As a Certified Kitchen and Bath designer I always tell my budget…
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5 Rules in Selecting the Right Bathtub for Your Lifestyle

COMFORT I am starting with comfort because I am an avid soaker. In order for me to decompress after a full day of whatever, I need to soak in my tub. Having a glass of wine to accompany me is a plus. Everybody has their creature comforts…
Bathroom Design Trends for Spring 2015
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Bathroom Design Trends for Spring 2015

If you are thinking about making a major update to your bathroom this year, you've chosen a good time to do it. There are a lot of exciting and beautiful trends that are hitting the design world nowadays, and you're sure to be pretty excited…
The New Sotria Bath Line

The New Sotria Bath Line

Brizo and Sotria are back this month to launch Sotria’s new bath line. Influenced by soft contemporary design sensibilities echoing midcentury style, the Brizo® brand introduces the Sotria™ product suite, its latest collection of luxury…
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Back At Relaxed Remodeler

Patricia Davis Brown is back at Relaxed Remodeler. We’d like to welcome you to view and read our own Patricia Davis Brown’s articles at Relaxed Remodeler where she will be a featured writer using her vast knowledge in the interior design…
Ways to Renovate Your Bathroom

Renovate Your Bathroom!

Are you thinking about renovating your entire bathroom so that it is more functional? However, has a high cost put the project on hold? You could be looking at thousands of dollars for the project, and, unless you want to finance it, you might…
Inspiration with Brizo
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Inspiration with Brizo

This week we are bringing a special feature back to your attention with the company Brizo.  Brizo is a company that shows that functionality and beauty can unite and work together. It is inspired from a Greek goddess, who appeared in the dreams…