Home Improvement Blog: A Toolbox of Ideas

The Benefits of a Walk in Bathtub and Shower

Posted on Mon, Jun 29, 2015

For those who suffer from mobility issues, getting in and out of a shower/bathtub combo can be tricky and even dangerous. Falls resulting from getting in and out of the bathtub bring individuals to the emergency room on a regular basis; this being a common problem among the elderly. This can make installing a walk-in bathtub and shower extremely beneficial for these individuals as it can help to improve their daily safety. However, even for those without mobility issues, but who are middle-aged and are considering remodeling their bathroom, a walk-in bathtub can make a great investment in your future comfort and safety. Whether or not you have previously considered having a walk-in shower/bathtub installed in your home, here are just a few of the reasons to consider doing so.


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Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Energy Efficient Windows

Posted on Wed, Jun 24, 2015

While you can sometimes improve the performance of existing windows, if your windows are older or damaged it might be a better investment to install new, energy efficient replacement windows. Not only do replacement windows improve the look of your home, they can yield up to a 78 percent return on your investment. And here's how:


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Itsy Bitsy Bathroom? 10 Bathroom Decorating Ideas For Tiny Bathrooms

Posted on Tue, Jun 16, 2015

Small rooms are challenging to furnish and decorate, and bathrooms are often the smallest room in a home. There are many tips and tricks to make your closet-like bathroom feel more spacious. Try some of these small bathroom decorating ideas in your small space: 


1. Install a pedestal sink. A pedestal sink will open up a small bathroom by eliminating a traditional bulky vanity. Pedestal sinks create a sleek, minimal, streamlined look in a bathroom, and a variety of bowl and leg options allow you to customize the look of your sink. 

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Tags: Decorating Ideas, Bathroom Remodel, bath remodeling

Trading a Bathtub for a Walk in Shower

Posted on Thu, Jun 11, 2015

Many homeowners have elderly family members living with them whose mobility is limited. Perhaps a kid had a sporting accident and needs help bathing.  Maybe homeowners just want to bring their homes into the 21st century with a sparkling new walk in shower. This will come in handy when the time comes to sell the house, because upgraded bathrooms sell homes. Before homeowners start planning colors, lighting and whether the shower head should be a rain head or a hand-held, though, perhaps knowing how Joyce Factory Direct installs them would be helpful.

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Five Ways Cleveland Homeowners Save Money with Replacement Windows

Posted on Tue, Jun 09, 2015

If your home has its original, wood framed, single pane windows, you may be hesitant about replacing them. You might think that the costs will be more than the rewards and that replacement windows just won't look as good. The truth is, vinyl replacement windows are easily customized to fit any home, and they even come in the same wood-grain finish that your current windows have. And, if that's not enough incentive for you, here are five ways that Cleveland replacement windows will save and even make you money.


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Tags: Replacement Windows, Cleveland Replacement Windows

7 Bathroom Decorating Ideas for An Awesome Space

Posted on Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Your bathroom is a place to relax, have privacy and engage in an overall sense of well-being. It's the one room in the house where you can rejuvenate and wash off the anxieties of the day. 

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Tags: Decorating Ideas