As bathroom design glams out, white porcelain remains the toilet choice du jour.
Buyers of custom homes are demanding two bathrooms for every bedroom, plus three to five powder rooms. A house designed with 15 baths now has 41.
As warm weather and vacation season near, ensure that water evaporation isn't breaking the seal under your sinks and tubs.
Large master suites weren't common until the 1980s. But the move toward bedroom as retreat probably began after World War II.
Kohler's new Numi is controlled by a tablet remote, which operates the toilet's functions and its sound system. Yes, it has a sound system.
Kitchen updates lost favor in the third quarter as more homeowners took on necessary maintenance issues they'd been putting off for too long.
Energy-efficient renovations are likely to grow even more after the House's passage of the 'Cash for Caulkers' bill.
About Teresa Mears
Teresa Mears is a veteran journalist who has been interested in houses since her father took her to tax auctions to carry the cash at age 10. A former editor of The Miami Herald's Home & Design section, she lives in South Florida where, in addition to writing about real estate, she publishes Miami on the Cheap to help her neighbors adjust to the loss of 60% of their property value.