Bathroom

Gerber Plumbing Fixtures toilet

Expectations for toilet performance are high, and manufacturers are engineering products to meet and exceed those expectations

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The home’s living room has the same footprint as pre-renovation, although it has been updated with new moldings and paint, as well as engineered hardwood flooring. The variegated wood plank and parquet floors are in the hallway, living and dining rooms. 

The New American Remodeled home’s interior shows off the latest products and technologies

Shower curbs create several corners close to the floor of the shower, where they get wet from splashing water. Even a small leak can be disastrous because over time it creates an ever-increasing vulnerable area that takes on more and more water. 

Most shower leaks occur at curbs, corners and drains. Building redundancy into the system reduces the risk.

the 2018 the new american remodel home

Restored ironwork and a return to French doors in the façade keep the focus of The New American Home on the original home’s core as something that remained true to its period design while also transcending the traditional architecture of its old Orlando neighborhood. The side additions and connecting stone-and-brick terraces project a timeless estate feel that fits Florida, but would be equally at home in the Northeast or Midwest.

Carefully chosen and finely detailed products define the 2018 New American Remodel

Last year’s residential winner was New York-based Bromley Caldari Architects, which won for its use of Emilceramica tiles in a Fire Island guesthouse project called “Ocean View House.”

Want a few grand and a free trip to Italy?

Photo courtesy Jeffrey A. Davis, Davis Photograph

This inspiring modernization of an 80-year-old historical structure holds lessons any remodeler can put to work

Mapei ultraflex tile

A mortar that solved all the problems large-format tiles caused 

Image features the Easy Drain from Easy Sanitary Solutions

A more-is-less trend that's leading to much sleeker showers and sinks

model remodel

The second part of our two-part story focuses on the project’s finishes and strategic solutions to real-world construction challenges

The Kasai collection from Italian company Ceramiche Refin is inspired by yakisugi, the ancient Japanese method of charring wood siding to add to its durability and beauty. 

Am I recommending you get on a plane and fly to Italy to look at tile? Yes. 

the docking door

A total solution for one of the 21st Century's most annoying problems: cord clutter

Italian tile products-Cersaie 2017-Cooperativa Ceramica D'Imola-Tube collection

Italian tile, high on style: Cooperativa Ceramica D'Imola's Tube collection was just one example of handsome large-format tile offerings at this year's Cersaie.

Check out the latest looks and trending textures in Italian tile 

Delta faucet with Touch20 Technology

It may look straightforward, but tremendous research went into creating this faucet

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