DIY Bathroom Repair Tutorial Review – How To Refinish your Bathroom Tub and Tile

The video provided an excellent step by step guide to refinishing a bathroom tub and tile with superior performance paint from Rust-Oleum.

The great thing about this video is that the speaker assumed people didn’t have prior knowledge about refinishing a bathroom tub and tile. As a result, it took us through each step, detailing exactly what we needed to do.

One step reminded us to read all of the directions on the box thoroughly. Many people will appreciate this reminder because it ensures that no step is missed.

Viewers will also appreciate that the video reminded us to use fans and windows for ventilation, wear gloves and safety glasses while mixing the painting, and putting down tape down before painting.

The video even provided a handy materials list to make sure that we had the necessary supplies for the project.

By the time people complete this project, their tub should look like real porcelain and ceramic.

While the video was straightforward and simple to follow, it could be a little more entertaining. The music at the beginning did make it slightly interesting.

DIY Bathroom Repair Tutorial Review – Chipped Bathtub Repair

The primary purpose of this video is to teach viewers about the best way to repair a chip in the tub.

The entire video was straightforward and simple to follow, and thankfully, viewers do not need any prior bathroom repair knowledge for this project. All the viewers need is cleaning solution, tape, a scraper, puddy, and sandpaper.

Many viewers will really appreciate that the video provided great helpful tips to make this project quicker and easier. They may also like how the speaker provided every single step even ones that may seem self-explanatory.

The only improvement that the video could use is a little humor. Although it certainly wasn’t entertaining, the video clearly states how to repair a bathtub chip in less than one minute. Can it get much better than that?

There were not any promotions or other distractions in the video, which made it easy to watch.

DIY Bathroom Repair Tutorial Review – How to fix a Crack Hole in Bathtub

Instead of getting a total replacement, the video demonstrates how to repair a small hole or crack in the bathtub.

The great thing about this video is that viewers do not have to know a lot about bathtub repair to complete this project.

Many viewers will appreciate that the only thing that they need to know how to do is follow directions. The speaker talks in simple language, so the directions aren’t difficult to understand.

Of course, viewers need to purchase a shower and tub repair kit from a local hardware store for this project to be a success.

Although the video was really dry, the speaker did get his point across quickly, which is definitely a plus for those with busy lifestyles. It’s a great quick and straightforward video.

Thankfully, there were not any distractions or promotions in the video; as a result, it was extremely easy to follow.

DIY Bathroom Repair Tutorial Review – How to Fix a Toilet Tank

The video was created to show viewers how to fix a toilet with a leak.

The video would be much more beneficial if it explained certain parts of the toilet such as the fill vale, flapper, and float cup. The speaker just assumes that viewers understand the basics of how a toilet works; as a result, it was difficult to follow the steps in this project. Fortunately, the video did display these parts on the screen, so we can look up them up on the internet.

The video was extremely dry, but people who have experience working with toilets probably wouldn’t mind. They will just be happy learning how to fix a toilet tank. Some viewers may be concerned that the video was uninteresting and hard to understand.

There was a Home Depot logo on the side of the screen, but thankfully, it wasn’t distracting. There were no other promotions in the video.

DIY Bathroom Repair Tutorial Review – How to Fix a Toilet – Fill Valve Replacement

The video was a demonstration on how to easily replace a fill valve for a toilet. It gave instructions to turn the water off before you start the replacement. It went on to take off the lid off the tank of the toilet, flush the toilet and unscrew the water hose from the tank. You then remove the existing valve and install the new valve. Reattach the water house and turn the water back on and you will be back up and running. This saves you the time and money of having a make an appointment and pay for a plumbing professional to come and fix it.

The instructions were very clear and pretty much straight to the point, making it easy for anyone to do when it is time for a fill valve replacement. The speaker in the video was very clear and well spoken. The video was very encouraging and offered amazing detailed information.

DIY Bathroom Install Tutorial Review – Grab Bar Installation

This video educates viewers on how to properly install a grab bar.

A fast-paced and straightforward video, viewers really need to pay attention to keep up.

The speaker definitely assumes that the audience has a basic understanding of how to use a drill for a successful grab bar installation.

With this said, this video was easy to follow for the most part, but it would help if the speaker explained what certain components were such as a stud finder.

The speaker was also talking way too fast for viewers who do not have a lot of experience working with a drill. Those who have performed similar projects will probably be able to keep up with the video though.

The video was dry, but it was funny at times. For example, when the speaker excitedly said “done” after quickly installing a grab bar next to the tub. A person who does not have much experience with a drill may have been “left in the dust” so to speak.

Question: Why is Bathroom Hardware so Important?

Bathrooms have exploded in the last few decades. Older homes usually have fewer and smaller bathrooms, where modern tend to have multiple bathrooms and a master bathroom that is closer to a bath suite than a bathroom. With the explosion in bathroom design so, too, has bathroom hardware exploded. From the same types of choices as kitchen cabinet hardware to shower doors, bathroom hardware for vanities, hardware for bathroom drawers, shelves, closets, you name it, the bathroom hardware market has you covered.

Whether you’re going through a traditional bathroom hardware supply store or an online retailer, you may need help installing some of this new bathroom hardware. Of course, if you’re thinking about bathroom hardware in the context of a bathroom remodel, your remodeler will install the hardware. On the other hand, you just be trying to spruce up your bathroom decorating. For this, a handyman can come in and install your bathroom hardware and take care of any other small home improvement projects that need to be done. Whatever type of contractor you need, we can help you find reliable contractors in your area.

Question: Do You Need Design Ideas for a Modern Bathroom?

New Year! New Format! We’re doing away with the numbered series and just tackling topics that we consider to be Frequently Asked Questions. Enjoy!

Modern bathrooms are sophisticated, elegant and functional. They offer open space to relax and storage space to keep things tidy and clean. When it’s time to remodel the bathroom in your home, consider these design tips for luxury and sophistication.

  • Vanities with Legs: Bulky cabinets with straight sides are fine for most bathrooms, but they don’t always fit with a modern décor. Look for cabinets featuring open shelves underneath and legs. The clear view under the fixture will make the room seem larger and more welcoming.
  • Floating Cabinets: Storage is a necessity in the bathroom, but bulky cabinets can make the room feel crowded. Consider adding floating cabinets. Mounted neatly on the wall, they leave the floor space underneath them exposed. The room will feel larger and cleaning will be a breeze.
  • Roomy Showers: No one wants to feel crowded, especially when taking a shower. A large shower stall will provide you with all the space you need to get clean and relax in the process. Recessed lighting will brighten the space and chase away the cave-like feeling that plagues so many showers.
  • Frameless Shower Doors: When you have stunning tiles in the shower, you want it to become a focal point of the room. Frameless glass shower doors will visually enlarge the space while also showing off your magnificent tiles.
  • Tile to the Ceiling: Traditional bathrooms carry the tile only seven feet up the wall, but modern bathrooms carry the tile all the way to the ceiling. This simple change makes the bathroom feel more luxurious and the look will be stunning.
  • Brightly Lit: Shadows are banished in modern bathrooms. Recessed lighting and modern fixtures can be used to keep this space properly illuminated. The use of glass tiles will also help reflect light and make it seem even brighter.
  • Color Contrast: Modern decorating doesn’t mean monochromatic use of colors. Bold colors combined with soothing, light colors will create interest and beauty in any room. Choose colors that complement each other for a welcoming, modern look.
  • Natural Elements: Modern decorating embraces natural elements like pebble tiles, natural stones and elegant wood. Look for clean lines and a smooth finish to ensure that your choice will work in your modern bathroom.

Modern decorating isn’t just for mansions and the Hollywood set. You can incorporate modern design into your next bathroom renovation. With the right fixtures and accessories, you can create a modern bathroom that will add value to your home and put a smile on your face.

Survey Question #10: Have You Filled Out a Renovation Questionnaire?

We have hit Survey Question #10! To celebrate the success of Bathroom Survey, we are breaking the mold with this survey question. This is an opportunity to reflect on your personal bathroom needs in the context of a renovation or remodel.

Beginning the process of planning a bathroom renovation may seem like a daunting task, but answering a few simple questions will point you in the direction of preferred design, function, and budget. Below, we have listed several questions you should ask yourself when beginning to plan for a bathroom remodel or renovation.

  1. Where is the bathroom located? Does that impact its use?
  2. Who is the primary user of the bathroom? This will affect how you strategize the remodel, the aesthetic decisions you make, and the features you include.
  3. What is the purpose of the remodel? Is it for aesthetic or functional purposes? Functional renovations are often more expensive, but aesthetic remodels can increase quality of life and the value of your home.
  4. What are the most important “special features” for the remodel? Consider: luxury showerheads and systems, makeup lighting, mirrors, and vanity designs.
  5. Do you have a preferred color scheme?

Survey Question #9: Is Your Bathroom Private?

If your answer is NO, we have a few tips for you to try out.

Bathrooms are, necessarily, places of privacy. Unfortunately, they are sometimes placed in uncomfortable locations within the home—just off the kitchen, as a door leading to the living room, or sandwiched between bedrooms. This can prove to be a detriment to those who want to use the space while others inhabit outside rooms. If you believe thin walls to be the issue, consider installing sound deadening drywall or wrapping the pipes in insulation.

For added comfort, consider adding a white noise machine or toilet sound blocker. This will help bathroom users feel more comfortable “doing their business,” even if the bathroom is located in a particularly audible spot within the home.

Perhaps your privacy issue is one of sight, not sound. If your bathroom window overlooks a populated area—your neighbor’s yard, or maybe even your neighbor’s window—replacing the glass is the best, most cost-effective way to address the inconvenience. Privacy glass is a simple and inexpensive way to shield bathroom users from the outside world. The glass comes in several varieties and thicknesses, so choose the option that best suits your individual need.