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This week we’ve found some great news that we thought we’d share with you! See what the Pink Bathroom Movement is all about! Also briefly covered are Tips to Control Bathroom Humidity and an easy DIY Corner Shelving Unit.
We also thought that you should be aware of the Two Most Common Maintenance Issues! Finally a segment that brings you the latest trends in Bathroom renovation!
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Save the Pink Bathrooms
Think back and you will probably be able to recall the pink restrooms that were once used in older homes. This 50’s trend was created single-handedly by “Mamie Pink,” first lady of the United States from 1953-1961.
Mamie Eisenhower began re-decorating White House Restrooms with her favorite color, pink. News reporters, marketers, and women alike caught on to this and quickly began following suite! Savethepinkbathrooms.com is dedicated to saving these vintage restrooms from extinction. Visit their website and take a trip down memory lane!
Humidity in the Bathroom
The biggest problem you’ll encounter with bathrooms is high humidity levels. Humidity is simply the amount of water vapor in the air. Naturally, warm air holds more humidity than cold air. Have a look at this article to learn simple tests that you can do to detect if you have a humidity problem in your home.
If you’re having a problem with mold in your restroom, Take a look at this Guide on how to effectively remove mold!
5 Step DIY Guide: Corner Shelving
Are you interested in maximizing space in your restroom? Consider building your own corner shelving unit. Corner shelving units are easy to do projects that anybody can do! Everything from the tools & materials needed to the finishing touches are included in this guide. If you’re into Doing It Yourself, you will want to check it out by clicking here!
2 Most Common Bathroom Maintenance ProblemsTile grout. (via: adem80)
The two most common bathroom maintenance problems that you’ll have to deal with are caused by inferior materials and broken seals. When you install porous tiles, your floors and walls become easily stained by hard water, soap, and common cleaning solutions. This is the best way to ruin your new finish so be sure to do you’re research on materials!
Water will begin to penetrate your flooring, plastic, or walls when your seals are broken. Silicon, grout, and rubber gaskets can break. If this happens, mold and mildew can become to grown in-between these cracks. Learn about the proprietary sealing process to stop sealing every breaking or leaking by reading this article.
Trends in Bathroom Renovation
Remodeling and renovation of older homes has become more common as an increasing number of homeowners are choosing to improve their current homes rather than just refurbishing to place their homes back on the market. Hint: Modernization is the new trend!
Over the past few decades, the average size of bathrooms has more than tripled! Bathrooms have become a focal point, with added attention to detail, flamboyance, and character! Keystones in modern bathrooms have been shallow drawers, radius cabinets, and wall hung cabinets. View the full article by
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If you’re interested in updating an older home, get some ideas by browsing our selection of modern vessel sinks!
About this Post
Cheryl Khan is an interior designer and freelancer. She is an ardent fan of modern and contemporary designs that add a new zest to any restroom environment.