Recent Bathroom Fixtures Articles


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Take Good Care of Your Toilet

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 25, 2016

Let’s hear it for that underappreciated household fixture – the toilet! Without this modern convenience, our homes would certainly be less … well ... convenient....


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Household Plumbing Questions You Always Wanted to Ask

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 23, 2016

Q. Do I need a permit to upgrade my plumbing? A. When in doubt, check it out. Even an apparently minor plumbing upgrade like water heater replacement may require a permit, and every...


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Remodel Your Only Bathroom: Maximum Gain, Minimum Pain

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 16, 2016

Remodeling any part of your house has a well-deserved reputation as ... shall we say ... one of life's more stressful experiences. This is especially true of a bathroom remodel, which...


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Are You a DIY Plumber Wannabe? 10 Basic Do's and Don'ts

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 25, 2016

DON'T just dive right in -- figuratively, that is -- when it comes to DIY plumbing installation and repairs. Learn by partnering with someone experienced at first. When you are...


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Watch out for these Sneaky Signs of Water Damage

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 10, 2016

Water damage is one of a homeowner's worst nightmares. Even the smallest plumbing or roof leak may wreak incredible havoc over the course of time. Not only can it damage your furniture...


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Find Replacement Plumbing Parts: Easier than You Expect

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 22, 2015

"Raindrops keep fallin' on my head," I was singing in the shower as I got ready for work this morning. Suddenly my tune changed to "the shower keeps fallin' on my head." Or rather,...


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6 Important Upgrades to Make as Soon as You Buy a Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 09, 2015

If you've just bought a home, now is the perfect time to take care of upgrades. Personalize your new abode by making it more beautiful, safer, and more functional before you actually...


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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...