Baths
Faucet Failure – What you Need to Know

Faucet Failure – What you Need to Know

Vessel sinks have invigorated bath sink and faucet product lines.  Finally, there is something other than the same old under-mount sinks and the same old faucets.  Great but know what you get into ahead of time. Read More…

Time Tested Stone for Your Kitchen Remodels & Bathroom Remodels

Time Tested Stone for Your Kitchen Remodels & Bathroom Remodels

Most everyone is familiar with the look and the benefits of granite for kitchen countertops. The material even kitchen designers and architects are not paying much attention to these days is one of the oldest countertop materials: Soapstone. Read More…

“In Style” Bathroom Vanities from Catalogs – or NOT

“In Style” Bathroom Vanities from Catalogs – or NOT

Today’s “in style” bathroom remodeling has a modern retro look.  A big part of bathroom remodels are vanities with so-called open shelf, metal stand sink bases with marble stone tops. You can buy complete units in many trend-setting catalogs.  Read More…

Experience a Smart Home with Great Sound

Experience a Smart Home with Great Sound

For the 90% of population who are not audiophiles, stereo systems changed about a decade ago with the arrival of so-called in-wall, distributed-audio, or whole house audio systems.  Multiple rooms can now receive music from one system.  This technology was an integral part of the smart home. Read More…

Portable Tabletop Fireplaces - Gift Home Goods

Portable Tabletop Fireplaces – Gift Home Goods

MUST-HAVE cool Home Improvement Products for friends and family – gifts they will want to have and will enjoy for months to come…. Read More…

Home Décor with Nature’s Patterns

Home Décor with Nature’s Patterns

Can you believe this is ceramic floor tile?  It just proves:  Nature does it best.  For years… Read More…

Time-tested Green Building Products that Save the Planet & YOUR Money

Time-tested Green Building Products that Save the Planet & YOUR Money

The picture shows a toilet.  What’s interesting about that? How about toilets to the water rescue: Save the planet, Save water, Save $$$$.  How? Dual flush toilet technology. Read More…

Bathroom Remodels Must-Have: Water Quality Improvement (Part I)

Bathroom Remodels Must-Have: Water Quality Improvement (Part I)

Water quality is the most overlooked project in bathroom remodeling yet physicians tell us that the skin is the biggest organ in our bodies. It is not just a matter of drinking water! Best news: remedies are not outrageously expensive. Is your water hard? Do you have high levels of chlorine in your water?  Do you know? Read More…

Get Plastered! A Fresh Touch to Bathroom Remodels

Get Plastered! A Fresh Touch to Bathroom Remodels

The soft, silky feeling of faux plastered walls is spectacular and impossible to capture on film.  Light seems to dance across it bringing a boring wall surface to life.   Faux plastered walls are slightly different depending on how light reflects.  Faux plastering has an energizing effect Read More…

Green Pipes = truly Green Building Products

Green Pipes = truly Green Building Products

To many homeowners copper piping stands for the very best money can buy for their hot and cold water plumbing supplies.  Just because copper has been used so widely for such a long time it does not mean it is the best material out there.  It is time for serious change. Read More…

Bathroom Remodels    Showerheads-Part II:     A Touch of Luxury

Bathroom Remodels Showerheads-Part II: A Touch of Luxury

Instead of having the “normal” showerhead protruding from the wall or ceiling Kohler makes square bodysprays modules that mount flush to the tile – ceiling or wall. Let’s call them “spray tiles”.  They have a sleek modern look but that’s just the beginning. Read More…

Bathroom Remodels under $200 - The Showerhead for a great Start into Every Day

Bathroom Remodels under $200 – The Showerhead for a great Start into Every Day

Even simple home improvement projects can have  great pay-off for your home and your life.  Here is one: Change out your showerhead. It changes your morning showering experience and starts out your day with a touch of self-endulgance – guaranteed. There are so many types and brands- it can be confusing. Read More…