Relax in the Bathtub Suds

Bathing used to be just a way to get clean after a long day’s work. While it still serves that purpose, it has evolved, turning into an escape from the stresses of day to day life and a way to soothe aches, pains, and illnesses. A bathtub, then, becomes more than just a part in the bathroom, but a staple in your home.

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Modernizing Your Bathroom

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For decades, bathrooms were just functional rooms in our homes consisting of simple looking toilets, tubs, and faucets. Many looked nice, but most lacked elegance, class or modern touches. That’s no longer the case, as the trend today is modernizing your bathroom. In doing so, you can make it stylish and elegant while still maintaining much needed functionality. How? Continue reading

Steam Showers: The New Home Luxury

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If you have ever been a member of a good health club, used a health spa, or better hotel, you may have had the opportunity to use a steam room. These rooms heat up water to a steaming temperature and release it around the room. The steam relaxes your muscles, opens your pores, and can do wonders for clogged sinuses. It is such a wonderful experience, that many people are remodeling their bathrooms to use this technology at home. Continue reading

Soaking Tubs: Helping Clawfoot and Other Classic Styles Make a Comeback

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In this fast paced world, when a lot of people think of bathing and getting clean they tend to think only of a shower, or a shower/tub combination, because they take showers almost exclusively. Showers are quick and convenient for getting clean and can be somewhat relaxing, but the trend of a hot, soaking bath is beginning to make a comeback. What bathroom remodeling trend is helping this along? Soaking tubs. Continue reading

Kaldewei: Style Icon In Bathroom Designs

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In a world of speed and clock-watching, the bathroom has a very special role as a haven of peace, and is increasingly becoming a place of experience. Exclusivity and luxury convey a new quality and refine everyday life. Innovative, environmentally appropriate technologies, and high-tech manufacturing methods enable Kaldewei designers to set new visual standards in design. With a pioneering spirit and a feeling for style, the concepts of ergonomics become practical design variety. Because it is only when every single detail is right that something big can occur. Continue reading

The Beauty of the Bathtub

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How do you like to bath your body? Like most of us, we all feel as if the bathtub produces a short escape from reality. When you get done from a hard day’s work, one of the first places you plan to retreat to is your personal oasis that holds the beloved bathtub. People are mainly used to using to the good ‘ole fashioned porcelain tub. But did you know that technology joined with wonderfully creative minds, have designed  unique tubs in many shapes, forms, and materials?

You will be even more amazed to see how a bathtub has come so far from using a regular tin basin, to a bathtub that is phenomenally created….it is almost unheard of. Keep reading and find out not only how a bathtub is relaxing, but also how beautiful a bathtub can actually be. Continue reading

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architekten_startseitePeople have always sought to combine function and pleasure. Kaldewei design studios have adopted this principle, and specifically avoid short-lived fads and fashions. They also pay close attention to ergonomic concepts when designing new products, as well as creating clear, plain structures that result in bathrooms where the bath is the focal point, and the user is able to escape from daily life and find absolute relaxation. They believe in focusing on the essentials, consistent purity in form and material results in a contemporary individualism and formal understatement. Continue reading

Preparing for the Winter…and Guests!

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Got family and friends crowding into your home for the winter? We all know that leaving our comfort zone for another place to live in for a few days can be stressful. That’s why this blog is going to show you how to prepare your house to accommodate heavier usage than it usually does. With more people in your home than normal, there may be a small flaw you may have gotten used to, but could put a damper on your guests’ stay there.  Here are some easy, quick fixes that are essential for getting your home into tip-top shape. Continue reading

Install Your Own Bathroom Faucet

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Finding the perfect new bathroom fixtures are only half the battle, the next step is getting your old hardware out and installing the new hardware to complete your updated look. While the task may seem daunting, this step by step guide will walk you through from beginning to end, and help you get the  polished look you want in your bathroom. Continue reading