- September 01, 2021
Bathtubs add to the luxury and comfort of your bathroom. Soaking yourself in a warm bath after a long day soothes and rejuvenates you. If you are planning to buy a bathtub for your new bathroom or just dreaming about possible bathroom upgrades, there are few important factors that you must consider when picking the right bathtub for your bathroom.
Bathtubs are available in a variety if sizes and shape. Make sure you have the right measurements with you, and that you know the tub’s orientation and water connection layout while heading out to buy one for your bathroom. Also, consider your height and purpose of buying a bathtub. A standard bathtub is 60 inches long and 32 inches wide. If you are more than 6 feet tall, buy a bathtub that is 70 inches long. These tubs have more depth than the standard tub, usually greater than 16 inches. Therefore, if you dream of a comfortable soaking tub, consider
- August 24, 2021
No wonder, your kitchen sink is the hot spot of your daily household activities, from prepping for meals to watering the plants and bathing your kids. There are a variety of kitchen sinks available that fulfill your functional needs and lets you express your unique taste. This guide helps you find the kitchen sink of the right size and configuration that perfectly matches your style too.
Size of the Kitchen Sink
Finding the size of the kitchen sink is the first task when buying a kitchen sink. The size of the countertop, depth of the sink base cabinet, and usage will dictate the length and depth of the sink. If you love cooking and cook larges batches of food, you will need a sink that is bigger and deeper for large cleaning utensils. To get the right measurements, you need to measure the width and length of the sink, from edge to edge, and the depth of the basin. Also, check the location of the plumbing
- July 26, 2021
Whether you are remodeling or building your bathroom, you will have to choose a faucet that fulfills both your functional and aesthetic needs. There is an array of faucets available for your bathroom sink. To buy a faucet that that gives you hassle free performance for years, you should consider factors such as material and finish of the faucet, configuration of the bathroom sink and more. This guide will help you choose a long lasting bathroom faucet that fits all of your needs
Configurations of Faucets
This type of faucet has a deckplate that holds the spout and the two handles. It can be installed on sinks with one to three holes set 4 inches apart.
The widespread faucet has three independent elements in it, the spout, and the cold
- July 12, 2021
The Kitchen is the heart of every house, bringing together the two most essential elements of our lives, our loved ones and food. It must be a refreshing space that inspires you to cook healthy meals for your family. To upgrade your outdated kitchen to a functional and inspirational one, you don’t have to spend a fortune. Just a right bit of strategic planning and sticking to your budget will keep you on the right path to your dream kitchen.
- Refresh your Cabinets
New cabinets are one of the biggest expenses in any kitchen renovation. However, if your cabinets are structurally sound, think of refreshing them with a fresh coat of paint. Painting your cabinets with a bright neutral shade will create an illusion of space and give your kitchen a contemporary feel.
- Update your Kitchen Work Triangle
- June 15, 2021
Let’s face it: If there’s one place in the world that can bring you instant peace, it’s your bathroom. You may be tossing around some ideas on how to remodel your bathroom, but with the right planning and budgeting your dream project can have a happy ending. Let’s look at some common pitfalls to help you remodel your bathroom on budget and save you from the undue stress of rework and timeline delays.
- Choosing replacements over repairs
As a rule of thumb, it’s always best to first ask yourself if you can repair it and how long that repair would last before heading out to buy a replacement. Your worn-out cabinets might just need a fresh coat of paint to appear new, or your pale and grouted tiles may just need regrouting and some chemical cleaning. A battered washbasin with stubborn stains may just need a good cleaning to be renewed and reglazed. You just have to look for available repair
- May 17, 2021
You need to change a circular saw blade for one of two reasons - when the blade loses its edge or when swapping the blade to cut a specific material (wood, plywood, or metal). The first sign of a dull blade appears when you see an increasing number of torn fibers in the wood resulting in less clean-cut lines. The next sign of a blade wearing out is visible through burn marks in the material being cut. The saw will also cut slowly than usual, and the motor sound like it is straining to cut the surface. Luckily, the procedure to change a blade is similar across all circular saw models. This article gives you step-by-step instructions to change your blade and provides a guide to choosing the right type and size of blade to be used for different materials.
Steps to Change a Circular Saw Blade:
- Unplug the power cord of your saw or remove the battery if you have a battery-operated saw.
- Rest the saw on a flat
- May 03, 2021
There are many factors to consider while buying a tankless water system for your house. The best tankless water heater can be different for different people based on the number of members in their family, maximum devices to be run on hot water heater and its flow rate, climatic conditions of your area (the higher the temperature outside, the higher the GPM you will need and vice versa), location of the installation of your hot water system, availability, and convenience of storage of the fuel and more. We have compared two most popular residential tankless water heaters of Rinnai to help you make an informed decision before you buy one for your family.
- April 20, 2021
The summer season is about to set in soon. Now is the perfect time to make use of pleasant weather and plenty of daylight to inspect the plumbing of your house. Fixing all your plumbing problems in advance will let you enjoy the summer activities with family and friends hassle free. We have listed out 7 tips to make your house ready to beat the heat.
- Check your sewer pipes and gutters: With summer comes the summer storms and rain and they are the major culprits of sewer congestion and backups in the sewer line. Also, check for the roots of the trees invading the sewer line and any other debris blocking the drains. Clean and clear drains and gutters will allow the easy flow of rainwater and prevent leakages into your home, saving you from expensive repairs thereafter.
- Inspect the leakages: Your plumbing
- April 12, 2021
Toilet paper is a staple in every American household. According to Environment America, the average American uses 140 rolls of toilet paper every year, making us the world’s top toilet paper consumers. Toilet paper use is also a major factor in the increasing carbon footprint of Americans in the world. With an increase in awareness around environmental factors, people are looking for paperless options for personal hygiene and a TOTO Washlet is a life changing solution to this problem.
What is a TOTO Washlet?
Washlet is signature product of TOTO. This next generation electronic shower toilet seat gives a refreshing and
- April 02, 2021
A leaky toilet flapper is a common problem that homeowners face on regular basis. That annoying sound of trickling water indicates a leak in your toilet and an impending plumber visit to your house. Luckily, a quick inspection may be all that’s needed to locate the source of the leak. A leak with intermittent or constant trickling of water at the back of your toilet is generally due to a leaky flapper.
What is a Toilet Flapper?
A toilet flapper is a rubber seal between the toilet tank and the bowl. When the tank is flushed, the toilet flapper lifts upwards and allows water to rush to the toilet bowl. Over time, the flapper wears out - making the rubber seal harder, which lets water drip through the flapper valve even when the