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The Ultimate Breathe Life into Your Bathroom Quiz
by Staff
A guide to bathroom design can help improve your home and your family's comfort. Take a quiz about this guide to bathroom design and see what you know.

Before signing a contract, how can you find out if there are unresolved complaints again your bathroom contractor?

  • state attorney general's office
  • Better Business Bureau
  • both the above

What is an inexpensive way to make a bathroom appear larger?

  • painting
  • remove clutter
  • window treatments

What should you do before remodeling a bathroom?

  • Decide what you want to change.
  • Choose a color scheme.
  • Choose a design style.

Where can you get new bathroom ideas?

  • magazines
  • home décor books
  • both the above

Whose name should be on the necessary building permits?

  • homeowner
  • licensed professional
  • both

Where can I go to look at bathroom ideas?

  • bathroom design centers
  • home improvement stores
  • both the above

What is a natural way to brighten your bathroom?

  • color
  • flowers
  • natural light

If you don't want all the mess and expense of remodeling, what is a more simple and inexpensive way to smarten up your bathroom?

  • redecorate
  • renovate
  • replace

What are the options for homeowners who want bathroom fixtures with a vintage look, but modern performance?

  • You can have a vintage look or modern performance, but not both.
  • There are many choices for a vintage look with modern performance capability.
  • The only vintage-styled fixtures are old and used fixtures.

Pre-World War II homes in the U.S. have an abundance of:

  • bathrooms
  • bedrooms
  • closets

If you have plans to resell your home, what is the best color scheme for the bathroom?

  • bright colors
  • neutral colors
  • jeweled colors

To save money on the labor costs of bathroom remodeling, what are some tasks you could do yourself?

  • remove wallpaper
  • pull up floors
  • both answers

A good safety feature to have in the shower or bathtub is a:

  • grab bar
  • washable curtain
  • bench

What should you do before removing any plumbing fixtures?

  • Turn off the water.
  • Turn off the power.
  • Put on safety goggles.

What is an affordable alternative to get the look and feel of expensive marble slab counters.

  • marble tiles
  • faux marble
  • marble laminate

How can you cover up the markings on low-cost wood cabinets?

  • stain
  • paint
  • sand

How can you get the look of professional hand painted wall scenes?

  • wall stencils
  • stick-ons
  • pictures

How much of the cost of your bathroom upgrades can you hope to recover when selling your home?

  • 30% to 40%
  • 50% to 70%
  • 70% to 90%

How much should you spend on a bathroom improvement?

  • 5% of your home's current market value.
  • 7% of your home's current market value.
  • 10% of your home's current market value.

Why shouldn't you install a red counter top in your bathroom?

  • Neutrals colors are better for resale.
  • Bold colors can date your décor.
  • Both of the above are correct.