Recent Kitchen Fixtures Articles


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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...


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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,...