Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Bathroom sink and faucet

Innovative Bathroom Fixtures for Your Home

There were a number of innovative new bathroom fixtures on display at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) including streamlined faucets from Kohler and hand blown glass faucets from Danze. Watch this video to find out more.
selection of bathroom faucets

Selecting Bathroom Faucets and Accessories for Your Home

Bathroom accessories, such as towel bars and toilet paper holders, are available to match the finish and style of the faucet you choose, and are an easy way to add a bit of pizzazz to your bathroom. Purchasing bathroom accessories in a set is less expensive than buying items individually.
moen lindley kitchen faucet

Moen Lindley Kitchen Faucet

The eco-friendly, water saving Lindley Kitchen Faucet from Moen uses almost a third less water than other faucets and has a stylish appearance as well. Pushing the button on the extendable nozzle changes the stream pattern and reduces the flow from 2.2 to 1.75 gallons per minute.
pressure balance valve tub shower

Advantages of Pressure Balance Valves in Tub and Shower Faucets

Tub and shower faucets, like this one from Moen, that come equipped with a pressure balance valve adjust to any changes in water pressure automatically. This allows your shower or bath to maintain a constant water temperature and prevent scalding when water is being used elsewhere in your house.
Unscrewing a faucet aerator for cleaning.

Cleaning a Faucet Aerator

When a faucet has a weak or intermittent flow, the problem is often a clogged aerator. Watch this video to find out how to use vinegar to clean the faucet aerators in your home.

How to Select Plumbing Fixtures for a Bathroom

One of the key elements of a bathroom renovation is the various fixtures that go in it. A number of new styles and finishes have been introduced in recent years that can give your bathroom a unique touch.
low flow faucet aerator

Low-Flow Faucet Aerator

One way to save water is to install low-flow aerators on kitchen and bathroom faucets. They can be installed in minutes by screwing them into the end of faucets. While most aerators limit water to three gallons per minute, low-flow models are available for around $5 that can reduce the flow to as little as one GPM. This can reduce faucet water usage and save energy.
Alchemy Glass & Light sink made from reclaimed glass.

Recycled Designer Glass Sinks

Several of the sinks designed by artist Steve Weinstock for the Celestial Series from Alchemy Glass & Light feature reclaimed glass shards arranged in a mosaic pattern and embedded in 3/4” thick glass. Read on to find out more.
SinkPositive water saving toilet sink.

Unusual Water Saving Sink

Find out about an innovative bathroom sink that allows you to wash your hands after every flush of the toilet without using any extra water? Read on to find out more.