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Avoiding Mistakes When Remodeling Your Bathroom

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 Chris Dohlander (December 16, 2008)  Before you do anything you must always decide exactly what it is that you're trying to do, this is true whether you are investing your time or money. Bathroom remodeling projects may seem like an easy idea, however these projects can quickly become very complicated. There are a few tips that you must consider before you start. If you bear in mind these tips then hopefully you can avoid .. (Bath and Shower)

Create a More Lavish Bath

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 Amanda Bashore (December 16, 2008)  It's time to talk about something personal: your bathroom. While what goes on in your bathroom is certainly private, how you design and decorate your bathroom walls themselves may be a public matter. Consider how many ‘guests’ have encountered your bathroom, both members of the household as well as relatives and guests. Whether your existing bathroom may be neat and tidy .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Remodeling Ideas Made Easy

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 Tom Turner (November 20, 2008)  When it comes to bathroom remodeling ideas there are many places that you can go to get wonderful ideas that will make substantial improvements and increase the value of your home greatly. This article will look at a couple possible suggestions that you might try next time you are looking for some bathroom remodeling ideas. Some of the more obvious places would be to visit your larger .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Shower Tub

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 Adam Peters (November 12, 2008)  It's absolutely not required to be stated here that those days are gone when bathrooms were given least importance even when they are the most used ones. Nowadays they are given equal importance in terms of every aspect specially when coming to their maintenance and decoration. Every now and then human being goes bored with the things that they see most frequently so they decide to get .. (Bath and Shower)

Finding the Most Unique Towel Rail Designs For Your Bathroom

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 Jo Alelsto (November 12, 2008)  A bathroom is one of the most important areas in the home and it should look as functional and aesthetically-appealing as possible. Bathrooms should possess a truly stylish look but should also be designed in such a manner that it also offers the best practical features. In designing or retooling your bathroom you need to first decide on what you require and what you want to have in it. . (Bath and Shower)

Home Improvement Can Involve the Fittings For Amenities

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 Nash Wendin (November 12, 2008)  In the United States, four plumbing fittings have to be there one at a time for a restroom to be considered a “full bath. " Plainly, a “restroom" may be understood as a private space wherever a person takes a bath. The bathtub, shower, commode, and basin are the fixtures that make up a full bathroom. While a “3/4 bath’ consists of a shower, basin and commode. .. (Bath and Shower)

Planning Proper Bathroom Lighting Design

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 Tim Lee (November 12, 2008)  One might argue that there is no need to be too specific when they are planning the illumination needs of their bathroom. Their main point of argument is that they hardly spend more than a few minutes a day in the bathroom and who requires special lighting for their sanitary needs. People forget that their bathroom is not just about bathing and relieving themselves. They should also .. (Bath and Shower)

Do it Yourself Bathroom Tile - Get it Done it Just Hours!

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 Yaron Lavie (November 11, 2008)  By using Do It Yourself Bathroom Tile remodeling you get an excellent opportunity to bring nature into your home design. When you touch these natural panels you immediately feel pure nature in your hands. In the following review you will learn about new ideas on how you can easily transform your home contemporary & decorative. Quick overview This unique Do It Yourself Bathroom Tile . (Bath and Shower)

Utilize Your Bathroom Vanity Cabinets Efficiently

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 Jane Worthington (November 11, 2008)  Are you someone who believes they are neat and organized? Your floors may be clean and your tabletops might be dusted, but the minute someone reaches for a cabinet door, you gasp. What no one knows is that your drawers and your closets are a mess! Are you a pack rat that wants your friends to believe that you are the most organized person on the planet? It is time to change your .. (Bath and Shower)

How to Turn Your Home Into a Spa

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 Jane Worthington (November 11, 2008)  You work hard day in and day out. Your family certainly appreciates your efforts whether you are the parent who has to work at the office all day or you are the parent running the household and coordinating the children's busy schedules. Both jobs are stressful and time-consuming! You need to find ways to relax when ever and where ever you can. In addition, you deserve it! Most of us .. (Bath and Shower)

The Materials Used For Making Bathtubs

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 Jane Worthington (November 11, 2008)  Are you someone who loves to take a relaxing soak in the tub after a long day in the office? Very few things feel as wonderful as a warm bubble bath; it never fails to release stress and help you forget about your difficult day. If you want to become a bubble bath person but do not have a tub, then it is time to look into some bathtubs! Showers are wonderful but they simply do not help .. (Bath and Shower)

How to Prepare For a Bathroom Remodel

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 Jane Worthington (November 11, 2008)  When you are getting ready to remodel your bathroom, you need to do some research. Even though the bathroom is a relatively small room in the house and is not used every second of the day, it still needs sufficient attention. The bathroom is one of the wettest and most humid rooms in the entire home so the materials you use needs to be used to some abuse. It is important to do this room . (Bath and Shower)

The Shower Versus the Bathtub

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 Jane Worthington (November 11, 2008)  Many people have very strong feelings when it comes to which is the preferable way to bathe: the shower or the bathtub. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages but the one that you use the most often depends entirely on your own likes and dislikes. If you are constantly in a rush or you are environmentally conscious, a shower is the smarter choice. You save both time and .. (Bath and Shower)

Best Material to Be Used in the Bathroom

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 R Govindan (October 29, 2008)  Everyone wants to live in a big house, which looks grand and beautiful. Though the bathroom is a small room, which you cannot personalize a lot or add a lot of furniture, there are numerous ways of making it look pretty. A simple way to do this is by using good materials for your bathroom. You have got to find and choose the best material to make your bathroom look more splendid. Here .. (Bath and Shower)

Bamboo Bath Towels - Towels Made From Trees?

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 Robert J Yost (October 29, 2008)  When it comes to high-quality luxury bath towels people often assume that cotton is the best fiber that can be used. But, what many people don't realize is that bamboo is made into a yarn that is softer, dries more quickly and is more sustainable than cotton. Of course everyone knows that cotton has its benefits as well so the very best luxury bamboo bath towels have a nice blend of 65% . (Bath and Shower)

Soft Bath Mats - Like Standing on a Cloud

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 Robert J Yost (October 29, 2008)  There is nothing more uncomfortable than getting out of the shower or bath and standing on a hard tile floor. Add to that the problem puddle of water you are left with and this can be quite a dilemma. So, what's the solution? A bath rug is certainly more comfortable to step out onto, but the bath rug holds the water and stays wet all day. The next person to use the bathroom ends up with . (Bath and Shower)

Enjoy Luxury Hotel Towels at Home (Legally)

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 Robert J Yost (October 29, 2008)  Tempted by Towels Many a person has succumbed to the temptation to bring soft hotel towels home with them after a vacation. Such high numbers of them went missing each year that hotels starting charging the customer's credit card for any towels that were unaccounted for after they checked out-usually to the tune of about $50 a towel! That's a hefty price to pay for fine quality soft .. (Bath and Shower)

The Beauty of Having Stylish Bathroom Mirrors

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 Eliza Maledevic (October 29, 2008)  A bathroom would not look complete without a mirror in it. You will see that there are many people who prefer to put bathroom mirrors not only because of its primary use in reflecting the look of an individual but also to keep the bathroom more attractive. Bathroom mirrors add an effect to the overall look of the room. This also creates the illusion that the room is bigger thus putting . (Bath and Shower)

Why Should You Care About Organic Bath Towels?

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 Robert J Yost (October 29, 2008)  It seems like you can get an organic version of just about anything and everything these days. Many people prefer organic milk because they know the cows weren't injected with growth hormones. They prefer organic produce because they know it wasn't sprayed with pesticides and they don't want to ingest harmful chemicals. So what possible difference could using organically grown cotton to . (Bath and Shower)

Gorgeous Glass Gives a Bathroom True Design Elegance

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 Fiona McAlister (October 29, 2008)  What comes to mind when thinking about the bathrooms in your house or a separate powder room if you have one? Utilitarian, practical, possibly mundane or just downright out of date? I mean what can you do with a lavatory for instance to help create that kind of ambiance? Would a glass lavatory spring in to your mind? No, I didn't think so! That's the way I was thinking before we did the . (Bath and Shower)

Mission Rugs Become Item of Desire For Many Individuals Around the World

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 Jake Wilson (October 29, 2008)  With the rising popularity of Mission rugs in areas around the world such as Los Angeles, it is easy to see that there is no end in sight for demand for this type of product. As more and more individuals make the effort to purchase these types of products, the Mission rugs are considered to be one of the highly prized items and individuals from all around the world make an effort to .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Rugs - Necessity Or Fashion Accessory?

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 Jake Wilson (October 28, 2008)  Bathroom rugs are extremely popular in areas around the world such as Los Angeles, where a warm climate encourages individuals to keep their floors bare most of the year. With the extremely popular bathroom rugs that are so common in these areas, it is easy to create some warmth in the winter simply by putting down a bathroom rug and allowing the product to do its job. With the .. (Bath and Shower)

Consider a Country Style Bathroom Vanity and Things You Should Look For Before You Purchase

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 Daryl Plaza (October 24, 2008)  Country style bathroom vanities can give your bathroom a look that is simple, yet elegant at the same time. These vanities are available in some very amazing designs and are beautiful pieces of craftsmanship. However, not all bathroom vanities are made with the same quality. Different manufactures have different standards for their country style bathroom vanities. For this reason, it .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Fixtures Work Best When Matching the Feel of a Home

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 Anne Clarke (October 23, 2008)  When looking to buy new bathroom fixtures for a home, it is important that a person takes into account what the rest of the home looks like. Although the bathroom certainly should have its own look and feel, there is also something in the décor of this room that should be somewhat similar to the décor in the rest of the home. A person can do this by keeping some of the following .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Accessories Will Improve the Look and Feel of a Bathroom

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 Anne Clarke (October 23, 2008)  A person who is looking to spruce up his or her bathroom does not need to do so by buying new wallpaper or painting the walls. The fact is that there are a number of bathroom accessories that can be purchased that can help give a different feel to the bathroom area. Even if a person feels as if one of these accessories will not do the job, if he or she uses a number of accessories, .. (Bath and Shower)

By Using a Corner Linen Cabinet You Can Utilize All the Space in Your Small Bathroom

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 Daryl Plaza (October 23, 2008)  A corner linen cabinet can make a big impact on a small bathroom. More and more of the homes being built today contain more than one bathroom. However there is one master bathroom that can be rather large in size and the other bathrooms tend to be a great size smaller. One of the issues that many people have with these smaller bathrooms is the fact there is very little storage space. .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Design Ideas For Your Assistance

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 Anthony Lee (October 22, 2008)  Bathroom is one of the most private places in the house where you can unwind yourself at the end of the day. Your bathroom is that corner of the house where you can take a shower to soothe yourself or soak yourself for a bubble bath to release your tension. We always look for imaginative bathroom design ideas for remodeling and improvising some changes to make that private corner of the . (Bath and Shower)

Pioneering Bathroom Tile Designs

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 Tim Lee (October 22, 2008)  It is often very difficult to neatly plan a design for certain parts of the house and the bathroom is one such part of the house that can create a lot of confusion. With such innovative bathroom tile designs and ideas, it is not really easy to pick one from the lot. Moreover, all these designs are so appealing that it becomes almost impossible to decide on one. The tile designs mostly .. (Bath and Shower)

Compare Hot Tubs to Find a Perfect Luxury Tub

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 Louis Zhang (October 22, 2008)  At the end of a long hard day nothing compares to the feeling of soaking in your very own hot tub as the hot bubbly water churns around you, massaging your back and relaxing you. A hot tub can be located outdoors or indoors. While outdoors your hot tub can be placed in a gazebo, shaded behind some private trees or set in the garage; indoors it can be a luxurious addition to a master .. (Bath and Shower)

Small Bathroom Remodeling - Paint the Sink

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 Tom Turner (October 12, 2008)  Small bathroom remodeling can be as simple as changing just a few items and maybe add a little bit of home décor. This article will look at a couple of possible solutions at you might use and perhaps may have never even thought of before. There is More to Painting Than Just the Canvas Several years ago I came across the lady who did the exquisite paintings. The unique thing about her .. (Bath and Shower)

Tired of Your Drab Bathroom? Consider a Remodel and Redesign Project

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 Alana Tanner (October 11, 2008)  Bathrooms are secluded getaways that can either be relaxing or stressing. If yours is disgusting, crowded, cramped or just plain uncomfortable then you aren't getting your money's worth when it comes to time spent in the bathroom. Using that room is a requirement, but you aren't required to suffer. For many people it's one of the few times they are completely alone. One key tip in .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Remodel - Native Stone and Natural Colors Invite Warmth

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 Dorine Verhoeff (October 10, 2008)  Bathrooms can be rather small and cumbersome, with required fittings, but there's always room for good design. Native stone offers water resistance, color, and style to a small, but serviceable area. Ripping out the old. . . Warped wooden floors and mildewed walls had to go. We spent a day demolishing the old bathroom, salvaging the old cast iron tub and a recently installed toilet, .. (Bath and Shower)

How to Work With the Small Spaces in Your Home

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 Jane Worthington (October 10, 2008)  Are you having trouble with a small bathroom, or lack of space in your home? Whether you're living in a small condo, or working on a guest wash room, there are plenty of design options for all shapes and sizes. Here are some ideas for making the most of your space, and creating a beautiful and relaxing oasis in your little lavatory. Before you get started, you should be sure to scan .. (Bath and Shower)

How to Give Your Bathroom a Makeover on the Cheap

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 Jane Worthington (October 09, 2008)  When is the last time you took a bath? Was it a long time ago? How about the last time you really enjoyed the appearance of your bathroom? If the answer wasn't either “yesterday" or “today, " then it's time to do something about it! Upgrading your bathroom to make it a place you can enjoy and appreciate doesn't have to be a difficult renovation or bank-breaking investment. .. (Bath and Shower)

Prefabricated Shower Stalls - Tips For Installing

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 David Braybrooke (September 30, 2008)  Installing a prefabricated shower stall often turns out to be a tricky and time-consuming job that takes great practical skill, yet with sensible pre-planning and the right tools for the job, a professional result can be obtained by the average home-handyman. Allow 3-4 days to complete the work and brush up on your carpentry, plumbing, wall-preparation and finishing skills because .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Tiles and Flooring Basics

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 Kevin Hatan (September 29, 2008)  A somewhat costly upgrade of your bathroom includes updating or replacing the flooring in place. Most bathrooms have inexpensive tiles that were in place when the home or apartment was purchased. Chances are you don't need to redo the flooring unless you are planning major renovation. How flooring can enhance the style of contemporary bathroom As with other aspects of bathroom decor, .. (Bath and Shower)

Should You Consider Hiring a Professional For Bathtub Refinishing?

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 Christopher W Smith (September 29, 2008)  When your bathtub starts to show its age you can refinish it. There are several things to consider before refinishing your bathtub, not the least of which is if you can do this job or if you should hire a professional. Many of us start out on a project with enthusiasm and confidence, but sometimes we end up realizing that we're in over our heads. To keep this from happening, make sure .. (Bath and Shower)

Tips For Replacing Your Bathroom Caulking

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 Tony Evans (September 29, 2008)  Replacing the caulking in your tub or shower can brighten up your bathroom at a very affordable cost. Inspect the caulking around your shower or tub and determine if the caulking has began to turn dark with mildew. If it has it is time to replace the old caulking with fresh, new caulking. The main purpose of caulking is to protect your walls from water damage but it will also greatly .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Decorating Ideas - Spruce Up Your Dull Bathroom

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  The bathroom is one of the places where you can relax with pleasure or where you can have a quiet time for yourself alone or just simply pamper yourself. Naturally, decorating your bathroom to make it more comfy is one way to create a quick fix for your home. Here are a few, quick bathroom decorating ideas to create bathroom pleasures: 1. Simple hygiene to make your bathroom brighter .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Design Lighting - The Basics of Bathroom Lighting

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  Basically, bathroom design lighting should be considered with different kinds of options. There is practicability, safety, style and decoration. When considering practicability, what comes to mind are the cheap bulbs and shadowy figures we usually see on poor suspense or thriller films. But today, one can avail of energy-saving light bulbs which provide enough brightness to fill the .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Remodel Ideas - The Remedy For a Beautiful Bathroom

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  The trend of home improvements has extended to one of the most important rooms in a home. Through the ears, the bathroom has evolved into just a room to clean yourself up It has become an ultimate place for relaxation, judging from products and fixtures which are now marketed to make your bath time more pleasurable, beautifying and relaxing. Creating a more comfortable ambiance and a .. (Bath and Shower)

An Aid in Bathroom Remodeling Costs and Concepts

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  The economic crises, busy career driven lives and environmental impacts around us usually prevent us from tending to our own personal home needs. As the rising costs of products everywhere, clashing with our busy schedules, taking time off to redecorate much more remodel our own homes, especially the bathroom, might be a little bit more taxing. But still, the bathroom should be given .. (Bath and Shower)

Tips on Choosing Bathroom Cabinets That Are Both Functional and Great-Looking

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  In remodeling or in furnishing a home that's new and whether you're living in an apartment building or you're living in a new home in the country side, bathroom cabinets should be well designed to fit the kind of bathroom the home has as well as ensured to function well. All the furniture and fixtures in the bathroom-the bathtub, sink, cabinets, and others-should fit together and allow .. (Bath and Shower)

Top 5 Types and Styles of Bathroom Floors

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  There are a lot of things to consider when choosing what materials bathroom floors should be made of and what style should these floors carry. Here is where questions on durability, style (or the way it looks with the rest of the fixtures of the bathroom), and comfort come in. There is, however, one main consideration for bathroom floors. That is, of course, the moisture. Here are the . (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Showers 101 - Choosing the Right Shower For the Bathroom

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  Are you looking for a replacement for your outdated bathroom showers? Here are 7 bathroom shower options along with a brief explanation of their features to make choosing your showers for the bathroom an easier task. 1. Manual shower valves Manual shower valves are the most basic of all bathroom showers. Usually, they only have one lever control to manage the flow of water and water .. (Bath and Shower)

Solve Bathroom Storage Problems With Style

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  Because of the current boom in the property market, followed by the house prices, many homeowners have decided to increase the number of bathrooms a home has to add value to the house. Basic example of this is the private bathroom in the grand master bedrooms of many homes. Along this increase is the rising concern of limited bathroom storage and space. Not like other rooms in the .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Themes For Stunning Bathrooms

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 R. Madison (September 28, 2008)  While some households may have simple and design or style-free bathrooms for practicality and for its primary uses to the members and household guests, many overlook the advantages, appeal, look and feel of a stylish, classy and comfortable bathroom. Here is where a bathroom theme may come in handy. Bathroom theme ideas are in this for the purpose of a guide to many who are new to .. (Bath and Shower)

Is Your Small Bathroom Limiting Your Shower Renovation Options?

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 Christopher W Smith (September 27, 2008)  If you live in a tiny urban apartment or an old farm house that you are trying to update, you may be facing the challenge of putting a new modern shower into your tiny, old bathroom. There are creative solutions to the problem, however, which can help to open up the space available to you. First of all you might want to consider removing the bathtub altogether. Is it one of those old .. (Bath and Shower)

Three Great Bathroom Decor Ideas

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 Yamini Chowdhury (September 18, 2008)  I've often noticed that in a relentless attempt to create a home that resembles a breathtaking work of art, homeowners generally treat bathroom décor ideas with derision. The reasons, I'm afraid, remain shrouded in mystery. Today's bathrooms display an itch to break free from the shackles of conventionality. Gone are the days, when this uniquely private space was treated like a .. (Bath and Shower)

Bathroom Wall Storage - Options Explored

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 Yamini Chowdhury (September 18, 2008)  Are you tearing your hair in frustration every time you are forced to contend with your bathroom's space jam? Well, bathroom wall storage could be the source of uncontaminated, undisguised glee. The staggering assortment of wall mounted cabinets makes judicious utilization of space that otherwise remains largely unused. So if you have your back to the wall, just look around, there lies . (Bath and Shower)




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