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The Top 3 Smart Shower Solutions

Smart technology has made a splash in the bathroom fixture market and a smart shower is the latest trend adding convenience, energy efficiency and even joy to your morning routine. Three top manufacturers - Kohler, Moen, and Delta - each offer a smarter showering experience at varying price points.

Topics: Bathroom- Shower- Featured Products

Read More 12/11/18 8:00 PM

Two Smart Shower Solutions To Take Your Bathroom To Another Level

In the digital age, everything is getting smarter. Cars come with built-in navigation, you can do everything from order dinner to pay your bills on a phone, and we can even control the temperature and light in our homes from the palm of our hands. There’s no doubt that we’re living in an increasingly technologically-reliant world, so why wouldn’t that sophistication carry over to something else you use every day like your shower?

There are two main systems — U by Moen and Kohler DTV+ — that will bring your shower online and add unprecedented sophistication to your bathroom. Either the Moen or Kohler smart shower system could be the ideal addition to your space, so let's discover the difference to determine which one fits your life best.

Topics: Technology- Bathroom- Shower- Decision Guide

Read More 8/6/18 11:00 AM

Zero Radius vs Near-Zero Radius Kitchen Sinks

Zero radius sinks are a popular choice for homeowners looking for a modern, sophisticated and practical sink style to complete their dream kitchen. Both zero and near-zero sinks are available in a variety of styles, finishes and materials, ready to match any decor. Here are some differences and options for you to consider.

Topics: Kitchen- Featured Products- Sink

Read More 6/14/18 3:00 PM

5 Reasons to Upgrade to a Clawfoot Tub

When is a bathtub more than just a tub? When it’s a Clawfoot Bathtub.

Clawfoot style tubs instantly convey a sense of luxury and elegance. With their dramatic contours, inviting roll rim edges, and ornately adorned feet, it’s easy to fall in love with these iconic freestanding tubs.

In addition to their beautiful appearance, clawfoot bathtubs are comfortable. It’s no surprise that this 19th century tub design continues to be a popular choice among discerning bathers.

Still not convinced? Here are the top 5 reasons why you should buy a clawfoot tub.

Topics: Bathroom- Decision Guide- Bathtub

Read More 5/26/18 8:00 AM

Shower Thresholds: Yay or Nay?

Shower bases (also known as shower pans) are waterproof flooring that protects the subfloor in the shower area. Shower bases are available as a single, double or zero-threshold design. Single and double shower bases have an integrated track that guides the shower door and acts as a curb to keep water contained to the shower while a zero-threshold pan is level with the floor outside the shower. 

Zero-threshold shower bases can be extremely handy if a member of your household utilizes a wheelchair or if you prefer the seamless transition between your bathroom floor and your shower. 

Topics: Bathroom- Shower- Decision Guide

Read More 5/16/18 6:25 PM

Mirror, Mirror... Smart Innovations for Your Medicine Cabinet

Your phone isn't the only thing getting smarter. You probably have a smart TV, smart speakers, maybe even a smart refrigerator; appliances you control with your phone or through voice commands using WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity. There are some smart technologies designed for your bathroom, too, including for your medicine cabinet. Additionally, there are some innovations that should become everyday luxury.

Topics: Technology- Bathroom- Medicine Cabinets

Read More 4/17/18 4:00 PM

Top 5 Reasons to Upgrade to a Frameless Shower Door


There are so many options and choices to sort through when remodeling a bathroom; the process can often be overwhelming. Picking the right option to enclose your shower or bath tub is no different. Frameless shower doors are popular choice, and offer lots of great benefits, though come at a price premium. Still, you might want to consider the additional expense and upgrade to a frameless shower door. 

Topics: Bathroom- Shower- Decision Guide

Read More 4/4/18 8:00 PM

Top 6 Bathroom Gadgets for 2018

Turning your bathroom into one of the smartest rooms in your house doesn't always have to mean incorporating big, splashy features. Instead, there are a number of bathroom gadgets available now that can help make your morning routine a breeze so you wonder how you ever managed without them.

Topics: Technology- Bathroom

Read More 4/4/18 3:06 PM

One Sink or Two Sinks in Your Master Bath

You’re renovating your bathroom and you’ve come to the burning question: one sink or two sinks in the master bath? There are pros and cons to each configuration, and some bathrooms are more suited for a double vanity than others, but at the end of the day you have to make a decision that makes the most sense for you and your space.

Topics: Bathroom- Vanity- Sink

Read More 3/28/18 3:59 PM

A Celebrity Among Toilets: The Kohler Numi

The goal of “smart” home appliances has always been to improve the most mundane tasks in our lives, and a smart toilet certainly accomplishes that goal. The Kohler Numi toilet introduces a host of new technologies specifically to make your life easier and star of your bathroom.

Topics: Technology- Bathroom- Toilet

Read More 3/28/18 9:00 AM

All Things Pedestal Sinks

What is a Pedestal Sink?

A pedestal bathroom sink is made up of two primary parts, the pedestal (or the leg) and the sink basin. The sink is mounted to a wall strong enough to support its weight and it’s also supported by the pedestal. All pipes, including the water supply and drain, are run through the wall and not through the floor.

Topics: Bathroom- Sink

Read More 3/20/18 9:00 AM

Pull-Down vs Pull-Out vs Side Spray Kitchen Faucets

When you’re shopping for a kitchen faucet, you're all about the details; style, finish, how many holes you want, the reach of the spout and technology. Then, on top of all of that, you have to decide between three main kitchen faucet types: a pull-down, a pull-out, or a side spray. This article will break down the pros and cons of each to help you make a decision that will best suit you and your kitchen.

Topics: Kitchen- Faucet- Decision Guide

Read More 3/6/18 7:54 PM

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