Recent Toilets Articles

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Burnt Stainless Pots: the Natural Solution You Need

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 21, 2014

It’s not that we’re absent-minded, exactly. We’re just trying too hard to multitask. “We” refers to a segment of the population that spends an inordinate...

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How Much Water do You Use?

Posted by Katie Marks | Mar 11, 2014

The planet's covered in blue stuff, but the old saying still goes: "water, water, everywhere, and not a drop to drink." Globally, water needs are outstripping supply, even as potable...


Guess who spent $750K on gold-plated toilets?

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jul 24, 2013

Page Six reports that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have spent $750K on gold-plated toilets for their Bel-Air mansion. The Los Angeles plumbers who install those toilets better be wearing...

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Eight Mobile Toilets for Convenience and Sanitation

Posted by s.e. smith | Jun 17, 2013

Assuming you can fight your way through the seemingly endless line when you need one, I think we can all agree that there are few things in this world quite as disgusting as a portable...

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Thrones vs. Thrones: Toilets Take On Chairs of Kings

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Apr 22, 2013

Guys, I hate to break it to you, but your neighbor's toilet might clean itself. It is this fact, released by the plumbing fixture manufacturer Toto last week, that brings me to make...

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Top Bathroom Plumbing Tips

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Feb 18, 2013

Perhaps the bathroom is where one is most often has close encounters with plumbing problems. The toilet won't stop running, or maybe it overflowed. Maybe the sewer line itself backed...

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Ecologically Friendly DIY Bathroom Deodorizers

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jan 15, 2013

What is worse than bathroom smells? The choke-inducing chemical smell of spray air freshener layered on top of it. Holy smokes, it can leave you gasping for air. For bathroom deodorizing,...


5 Hot Green Building Materials for 2013

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Nov 27, 2012

2012 is drawing to a close, and it's time to look toward 2013. Although I am not psychic by any means, I do have a pretty good eye for industry trends. I think that these 5 new(ish)...