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Bathroom Makeover May. 29, 2021

The Art of Design

How many times do you go into your bathroom and say to yourself "this bathroom needs a makeover"? Yo... Read More

Remodel a Bathroom With a New Vanity and Cabinets Mar. 25, 2021

Here's How

Dear James: I am planning a partial remodel of my bathroom with just a new vanity and cabinets. What... Read More

How To Install a New Bathroom on a Concrete Slab or in a Basement Mar. 04, 2021

Here's How

Dear James: We plan to add a half-bathroom, but our house is built on a slab. Is it possible to stil... Read More

There Are Many Attractive Ceramic Patterns for Projects Feb. 18, 2021

Here's How

Dear James: The painted walls in my bathroom look too plain. I want to install some tile with a deco... Read More

Locate Bathroom Odors From Sewer Gas and Mildew Feb. 04, 2021

Here's How

Dear James: Our master bathroom has mildew and sewer gas (rotten egg) odors. We have tried cleaning ... Read More

TMI Phone Calls Jan. 24, 2021

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I've noticed a strange habit that some people seem to have. Recently, several friends ha... Read More

Tips To Avoid Typical Bathroom Design Errors Dec. 31, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: We are in the planning stages to add a half-bathroom on our first floor for my elderly m... Read More

Lower-Cost Plastic Plumbing Is Easy To Use Nov. 26, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: My brother is the contractor/builder of our new house. He will let us do some of the wor... Read More

Durable Concrete Countertops Are Easy To Make Oct. 22, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: I saw decorative concrete countertops at a home show, and I want to try it myself. What ... Read More

Laundroportal Oct. 10, 2020

Katiedid Langrock

My husband has been doing our laundry. He has always done our laundry, but lately, it has become sus... Read More

Make Old Tarnished Brass Bathroom Fixtures Look Like New Sep. 03, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: My master bathroom has some beautiful antique brass fixtures that have gotten tarnished ... Read More

7 Ways to Use Borax Jun. 22, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

A recent letter from a reader who used borax to solve her dishwasher woes got me thinking about all ... Read More

Yours, Mine, Ours May. 23, 2020

The Art of Design

The one thing some of us have learned recently is how to navigate being with your significant other ... Read More

Are You Ready for a Mini Makeover? May. 16, 2020

The Art of Design

So, after months of adhering to strict quarantine standards, by now, you've probably spent more time... Read More

9 Remarkable Ways to Use Blue Dawn Outside the Kitchen Apr. 08, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

Take a look under the sink where you keep your cleaning products. Do you see a bottle of Blue Dawn d... Read More

Another Confession From the Bathroom Apr. 04, 2020

Katiedid Langrock

Confession No. 2,011 Topic: coronavirus I tried to eat the children. It was a mistake. They were tou... Read More

Confessions From the Bathroom Mar. 28, 2020

Katiedid Langrock

Confession No. 1,039 Topic: coronavirus Dearest Porcelain Goddess, I bow before you, or rather, sit ... Read More

Make a Room-Size Steam Room in Your Bathroom Jan. 02, 2020

Here's How

Dear James: I like sitting in the steam room after a workout at my health club. I know where to buy ... Read More

Corrupting Our Social Norms Dec. 18, 2019

Walter E. Williams

Here are several questions for biologists and medical professionals: If a person is found to have XY... Read More

Install a Recessed or Surface Medicine Cabinet Dec. 12, 2019

Here's How

Dear James: Now that our daughters are getting older, I need to install a large medicine cabinet in ... Read More