Recent Kitchen Fixtures Articles


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Honey-Do Chores You Tend to Neglect (But Please Don't!)

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 20, 2016

How many people really love household chores? Let’s face it; they’re called “chores” for a reason. However you might feel about day-to-day housework like cooking...


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Go Green with Your Kitchen Remodel

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 16, 2016

Yes, you can … renovate your kitchen without sacrificing your concern for the environment. The trick is plenty of advance research and careful planning. Change only what you...


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Learn the Secrets of Your Water Shutoff Valve

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 28, 2016

What do you consider the most important part of your house? Sorry, the refrigerator doesn’t count. Neither does the TV, even if it’s an enormous flat-screen model that...


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Everything about the Kitchen Sink

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 03, 2016

Kitchen Sink in the Work Triangle Let’s give a shout-out to the “work triangle.” Developed in the 1940s, the classic model for ergonomic kitchen design recommends...


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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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Fabulous Faucets for Kitchen or Bath: A Guide

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 03, 2015

What will they think of next? It used to be that the faucets for your sink came in two basic styles -- hot and cold, with knobs on top to turn them on or off. But ever since the amazingly...


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6 Simple, Moneywise Steps to Greener Plumbing

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 19, 2015

If you're concerned about making your home plumbing more environmentally friendly, installing a greywater system or a solar water heater may be a "someday" dream of yours. But not every...