Recent Kitchen Fixtures Articles

Is it a faucet, or is it a tap? Photo: Joe Shlabotnik/Flickr

Faucet, Tap, or Spigot?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 13, 2014

Back in 1937, the Gershwin brothers composed a cute and comic love song entitled “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off,” which poked gentle fun at the contrast between...

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Industry Trend: Going Back in Time with Gas Lighting

Posted by Katie Marks | Aug 27, 2013

We're always fascinated by industry trends here at Networx, and this particular one appeals to my heart, because I'm a huge fan of historical fiction: it turns out that gas lighting...

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Triage for a Dripping Faucet

Posted by Philip Schmidt | Oct 04, 2012

Giving advice for fixing a faucet is a little like telling someone how to repair a car: unless you're dealing with a specific model and year, you have to keep things pretty general....

Turning a screened in porch into a solarium adds usable square footage to a house. (Photo: espring4224/Flickr)

Indoor and Outdoor Decor That Adds Home Value

Posted by Lee Anne Culpepper | Aug 22, 2012

Did you know that when purchasing and selecting décor for your home there are some purchases that increase the appraisal value and help to make your home more marketable? Here...

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Leaky Pipes or Leaky Wallet: 5 Tricks of Plumbers

Posted by Laura Foster-Bobroff | May 03, 2012

Chances are you need a plumber in your life on a regular basis. Plumbers not only take care of common household repairs like leaky pipes and clogged drains, but some are also responsible...


A Year Ago on Networx

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Dec 09, 2011

2010 Wood Siding: Real vs. Composite Shingles Phil compares and contrasts siding choices, questioning the "greenness" of composite siding. Green and Creative Wreaths Linda gathers...

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How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

Posted by Philip Schmidt | Oct 17, 2011

More than 9 times out of 10, a faucet leaks because a little rubber seal, such as a washer or O-ring, inside has worn out from use. Once you get to this part you can take it to the...

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The 5 Steps of Planning a Kitchen Remodel

Posted by Laura Foster-Bobroff | Sep 19, 2011

Only a small minority of homeowners undertake a kitchen remodel by gutting the room and starting from scratch. Since the kitchen is the most expensive and inconvenient room to renovate,...