Bathroom remodeling - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
Thread Tools
#1 of 3 Old 03-26-2008, 09:17 PM - Thread Starter
Think of Winter's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: By the Shore
Posts: 2,391
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We're remodeling a bathroom, and I've been looking for ways to make it more environmentally friendly, but not crazy expensive. Can anyone point me towards some good resources, or some advice?
Think of Winter is offline  
#2 of 3 Old 03-27-2008, 10:13 AM
BurtsGirl's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: SC, USA
Posts: 2,298
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
It depends on what you're wanting to do in there.
  • Use low or no VOC's paints if your painting.
  • Install energy effient lighting and/or a sky light.
  • Ideally you wouldn't replace something that isn't broke but if replacing the toliet get a dual flush or low water toliet.
  • Low water shower heads are also available.
  • For flooring, bamboo is sustainable and linoleum is also a good green option.
  • If you really want to go all out you could instal a gray water collection system under the sink.
  • Use recycled materials for counter tops.
Do a search on for bathroom remodels. They would probably have some other good ideas and products.


BurtsGirl is offline  
#3 of 3 Old 08-14-2014, 03:52 AM
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 1
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Check on buying the tub, etc. yourself and get bids from at least 3-4 licensed contractors. Often the store you purchase the tub from will have their own installers. Believe me it pays to shop around!!

general contractors los angeles
Ellie Richmond is offline  

Quick Reply
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off