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Houzz’s Mitchell Parker answered questions on bathroom makeovers

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Mitchell Parker, a senior editor at Houzz, answered questions about making over bathrooms on Thursday. Parker has worked at Houzz for nine years and appears on the video series Houzz TV Live. He says a relaxing bathroom starts with an uncluttered space. “I keep clutter, visual and physical, to a minimum to create a clean, open and relaxing feel,” he says. His favorite bath accessory is a simple stool that you can move around, whether it’s near the tub to set a drink or a candle on, or a place to sit while brushing your teeth.

Here are some of the questions he answered:

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Helen Carefoot, writer and editorial aide for the Lifestyle section, produced this Q&A.