Remodeling your bathroom is a good way to increase the value of your home. A new bathroom can cost a pretty penny when it’s all said and done but what if you don’t have a small fortune for a remodel? It’s simple,
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So Your Bathroom is Cramped…
Many people are stuck with small bathrooms. The cramped space makes a bathroom less than ideal to say the least. In the past 5 years a new trend of bathtub removal became the answer. Removing the tub and replacing it with a spa shower is a move many homeowners are making.
Whether you are first-time homeowners, empty-nesters, or moving in an elderly parent, everyone in your household will benefit from the addition of a barrier-free shower. The size, shape, and style of these user-friendly showers are limited only by your imagination, budget, and available space. Envision airy and open wet rooms equipped with spa-like fittings, colorfully tiled walk-in showers for two, or prefabricated units dressed with a pretty shower curtain.
You take a shower and you get clean. Your shower door? Not so much. Read on for our top tips on how to clean glass shower doors — and keep them clean.
1) Banish Buildup
People swear by the incredible soap scum-slaying ability of distilled vinegar (heated first) mixed with grease-cutting dish detergent such as Dawn, in equal proportions. If your shower is made of stone, however, the vinegar could damage it. Instead, mix some liquid soap with baking soda until it’s the consistency of frosting, says Kris Koenig, CEO of Natura Clean. Scrub it onto the glass shower door with a non-scratch sponge.
There are many options when trying to give your bathroom a face-lift. Here are a few points to remember when deciding what to do with your bathtub:
What is your budget?
Reglazing a tub is significantly less money than a new acrylic bathtub liner and will cut your price in half. Depending on your long term goals this may be the best option for you.