Recent Kitchen Fixtures Articles


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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...


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Plumbing Problem -- Fix it Yourself or Call in a Pro?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 02, 2015

Water, water everywhere ... or a hefty bill for a 15-minute service call? That's a decision you may have to make when you're faced with a plumbing problem in your home. The combination...


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5 Funny Noises from Your Plumbing and How to Stop Them

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 22, 2015

Do you take your home's plumbing for granted? You shouldn't. If the system that was designed to provide you with clean water and wash away waste just keeps on keeping on, day after...


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Help Wanted: A Trustworthy Plumber in My Area

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 28, 2014

It all started when I noticed a strange smell coming from under the kitchen sink. At first the odor was so slight that I thought it was just my super-sensitive nose acting up. (Yes,...


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Uses for Eggshells that Would Make Grandma Smile

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 08, 2014

My introduction to recycling came in my grandmother's garden. Granddad was a big-city veterinarian who, years ahead of this century’s homesteading movement, decided to buy a farm...


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Test Your Home Plumbing Smarts

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 28, 2014

As 21st century Americans, we rely on our home's plumbing system for efficient inflow and outgo. In layperson’s terms, that can be defined as bringing in clean water for drinking...


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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 | G+ | 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...