Archive for June 25, 2013
Could your bathroom use an updated shower? Whether you have an existing shower or not, preformed shower bases make installing a new shower relatively easy for the “do it yourselfer”.
In fact, most of the work occurs before you can install the shower base, or shower pan. The critical first step is to verify that your floor is solid and sturdy. If you suspect weakness from insect or water damage, now is the time to open it up and make any renovations. Most new fiberglass shower bases are essentially leak proof, but you do not want to make a weakened floors any worse by installing new shower bases over the top.
The floor should also be level in all directions. If there is any slope to the floor, your shower will
The art of pottery has been around for thousands of years. Arguably one of the oldest forms of functional art, the definition according to the ATSM is ” all fired ceramic wares that contain clay when formed, except technical, structural, and refractory. The potters wheel was invented in Mesopotamia sometime between 6,000 and 4,000 NCE and revolutionized pottery production. A common material used in ceramics is porcelain which dates back to the Tang Dynasty in China between 618 and 906 CE.
The three most common types of pottery consist of earthenware, porcelain, and stoneware. When you break it down, a ceramic is an inorganic, nonmetallic solid created through a process of heating the product followed by cooling. Commonly created through use of the potters wheel ceramics often derives unique works of art that