Recent Plumbing Articles

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Where to Put a Washer/Dryer When You're Short on Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 15, 2015

We've all ogled them. Those lovely laundry rooms like you see on Pinterest. The ones that are bigger and better equipped than my entire galley-style kitchen. It's definitely great to...


Separate Tub and Shower: A Trend that's Here to Stay?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 14, 2015

Yes, it's true. Decor trends tend to come and go … often, it seems, in the blink of an eye. However, there are some home design fashions that start out as "flavor of the month"...

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Simple Water Heater Maintenance Saves Energy and Cash

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 13, 2015

"Maintain my water heater? Oh no!" you may be thinking. "Another chore to add to my list." Don't worry, though. Water heater maintenance is quick and easy and will keep your heater...

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Vavoom! DIY Bathroom Vanity from Salvaged Furniture

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 29, 2015

Looking for just the right vanity for your bath or powder room? So many of the builder's grade or big-box store variety of vanities are -- let's face it -- pretty "blah." If you'd like...

Simple Ways to Start Saving on Your Water Bill -- Today

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 17, 2015

Cut down on your water bill and you're really a double winner. You will not only save yourself some cash; you'll be conserving one of our planet's most precious resources -- clean,...