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Archive for September, 2011

10 affordable remodeling tips for your home

10 affordable remodeling tips for your homeNews from Arizona Republic: by Sue Doerfler – Sept. 30, 2011 11:56 AMThe Arizona Republic With the economy and real-estate market still in flux, most of us are nesting in homes we already own. Now that the heat has started to relent, it’s a good time to consider fixer-upper [...]

MTV’s “The Real World” Taps TOTO

MTV’s “The Real World” Taps TOTONews from Sacramento Bee: MORROW, Ga., Sept. 30, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ — TOTO, the largest plumbing manufacturer in the world with $ 5.1 billion dollars in annual sales, today announced that it has installed a branded luxury spa bath suite on “The Real World,” created for MTV by Jonathan Murray [...]

Inspired design

Inspired designNews from San Francisco Chronicle: Douglas Keister In a 1907 home with a symmetrical layout, Jacobs insisted on a free-standing vanity so it would not touch a curved wall that faced a garden. He combined classic simplicity with modern style and used cylindrical pedestals on the double basin. A bathroom has more than a [...]

Exploding DC Toilet Sends General Services Administration Woman To Hospital

Exploding DC Toilet Sends General Services Administration Woman To HospitalNews from Huffington Post: If you thought you had a bad Monday… A female employee at a federal building in Washington, D.C., went to the hospital early this week after suffering serious injuries from sitting on an exploding toilet. The Huffington Post confirmed the plumbing malfunction, [...]

Customers upset over incomplete work

Customers upset over incomplete workNews from Salisbury Post: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 12:00 AM | Printer friendly version | E-mail to a friend | Lorene Trexler wipes dust off of her bathroom cabinet on Tuesday. Parts of her bathroom and bedroom remained covered in dust after she said a Mocksville man bilked her out of [...]

Merillat® Cabinetry Takes Function and Dream Design to the Bath

Merillat® Cabinetry Takes Function and Dream Design to the BathNews from Sacramento Bee: ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 27, 2011 – /PRNewswire/ — When thinking about Merillat® cabinetry, the first thing that comes to mind is usually the kitchen. But consumers should know Merillat cabinetry has smart solutions for the bathroom too! Just launched on Sept. [...]

Flush with caution

Flush with cautionNews from Napa Valley Register: The city gives away free low-flow toilets. Did you know this? I’ve wanted low-flows for years. Our toilets — downstairs and up — empty giant cisterns with each flush. How much goes down the drain? Five gallons? Seven gallons? A Roman aqueduct’s worth? Each flush entails a slow, [...]

Remodeling work takes off this year

Remodeling work takes off this yearNews from Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Pennsylvania may have a law that helps protect homeowners against unscrupulous remodeling contractors, but that hasn’t stopped homeowners from quizzing contractors about their qualifications before signing a contract. “They are asking for from three to five references, and some even want to check the contractor’s insurance [...]

Best Selection of Trend Glass Mosaic Tiles for Allen & McKinney Granite …

Best Selection of Trend Glass Mosaic Tiles for Allen & McKinney Granite …News from Star Community Newspapers: Innovative Glass Mosaic Tiles from Granite Transformations.  Granite Transformations, 972-668-9650, is a top design resource for your kitchen and bathroom design remodel projects offering their famous “over the top” granite and glass kitchen & bath countertops. Granite Transformations as [...]

Older home renovation may be test of character

Older home renovation may be test of characterNews from The Coloradoan: Email this article Older home renovation may be test of character Older homes are filled to the rafters with character and charm. The craftsmanship and detailing can be amazing, and the wood floors and trim are often warm and appealing. But the cost of [...]

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