Constructing BathroomsBook - 2001
This choice-filled guide features a wide range of tubs, showers, sinks, toilets, whirlpools, spas, bidets, grab bars, towel racks, cabinets, mirrors, lighting and more. “Spence provides design ideas that can be used in construction or added to existing rooms during renovation...offers...information about universal design for the disabled...appropriate for large public library collections.”—Library Journal. “There are plenty of color photographs and illustrations, particularly useful for anyone in the design phase.”—Woodshop News.
When you're building or remodeling, which room in your house requires the most decisions? Inch for inch, it's almost certainly the bathroom. Few rooms offer so many choices, so be sure to use this helpful guide to planning, designing, and constructing it. Explore the possibilities for the shape of the room, door placement, and location of the tub, lavatory, and toilet. But, don't stop there--study the many bathroom styles available, and make sure you're aware of personal touches that suit your taste. Expert tips explain how to select from the many styles of tub, shower, and lavatory, and whether you need a whirlpool, spa, or bidet. Then come your decisions about grab bars, towel racks, cabinets, counter tops, mirrors, and decorative elements. Special sections help you determine electrical and plumbing needs, plus ways to design for convalescence and disabilities.
Publisher: New York : Sterling Pub., 2001
Branch Call Number: 643.52 SPE
Characteristics: 144 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm