March 1, 1987
The porcelain towel-bar fixtures that are available around here have attractive ceramic brackets, but the towel bars are hollow, flimsy 1-in. square plastic tubes. To make the bars as sturdy…
November 1, 1984
The drawing illustrates an idea that I use frequently in the houses that I design. It revolves around mounting the toilet at a 45° angle in the bathroom corner. Positioned…
November 1, 1983
Epoxy mastic on a plywood subfloor is a durable alternative to the traditional mortar-bed method
May 1, 1983
The cost of tile cove base is surprisingly high—about $3 to $4 per running foot. On the other hand, scribing a wooden baseboard to a tile floor is very time-consuming.…
November 1, 1981
We bought a house with a nicely remodeled bathroom. All it lacked to make it look really finished was a tile baseboard. With the sink, toilet and other fixtures still…
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