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MOEN COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS PROVIDE SIGNIFICANT SAVINGS TO THE THIRD LARGEST SCHOOL DISTRICT IN ILLINOIS

August 18, 2015

Plumbing fixtures may not be the first thing on school districts' minds when it comes to providing a world-class education, but they're a critical element for keeping schools running smoothly. Just ask Craig Phillips. He oversees the operation and care of all of the facilities at the Community Consolidated School District (CCSD) 15, the third largest pre-K-8 school district in Illinois, encompassing 21 buildings on 1.7 million-square-feet… Read More

FEEL BETTER FAST: WAYS TO PERK UP YOUR MOOD IN AN INSTANT

August 07, 2015

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, stress finds its way into our lives. Thankfully there are things you can do to shake any bad feelings fast. Try these six surefire tips to boost your mood instantly… Read More

THE POWER OF THE SHOWER: FRESHEN UP YOUR SPACE WITH THESE 5 TIPS

July 31, 2015

There are some people who hop in the shower first thing in the morning...others prefer to save the experience to wind down at the end of the day. No matter when you choose to clean up, there are a number of ways to easily transform your shower space into a productive -- and most importantly -- relaxing oasis. Here are five ideas to help set the mood and maybe even change your daily outlook, all of which can be completed in the time it takes for you to lather, rinse and repeat… Read More

SMART HOUSE: 5 THOUGHTFUL DESIGN IDEAS TO RAISE YOUR HOME'S I.Q.

July 31, 2015

Do you remember the first time you met that "out of this world" family, the Jetsons? Perhaps you sat glued to the television wondering, "Is this what life will look like in 2062?" Fast forward to today, and it suddenly isn't all that far-fetched. Apple Watch uncannily resembles George Jetson's talking timepiece; while FaceTime makes us feel like we're Jane Jetson making video calls. And while we may not have flying cars or robot maids just yet, the idea of a "Smart Home" is very real. But don't be overwhelmed by the concept -- here are five thoughtful additions that can go a long way in boosting the intelligence of your home… Read More

THE BENEFITS OF SHOWROOM SHOPPING

July 09, 2015

With the wealth of home improvement television shows and inspirational websites, today's homeowners planning to update their kitchen or bath are more informed, more demanding and better educated than ever before. While many household products are purchased online, when it comes to plumbing fixtures, shoppers often turn to an in-person visit at a wholesale plumbing showroom instead. In fact, so many decorative plumbing and hardware purchases occur in local stores, that Moen dedicates itself to creating the ultimate showroom shopping experience… Read More

YOUR HOME BY THE NUMBERS: THE BEST POSITIONING FOR ITEMS AROUND THE HOUSE

May 20, 2015

Equations are for more than just math class; did you know there’s a proper order of operations for your home, too? Whether it’s arranging your couch and television for optimal viewing, or making sure towel bars are right within reach, knowing a few key numbers can help you determine the ideal place for each item in your home – creating spaces that look great and are easy-to-use… Read More

TIME TO CLEAN HOUSE – TIPS TO KEEP YOUR HOME LOOKING SPOTLESS WITHOUT SCRUBBING

May 07, 2015

On an average day, people spend more than two hours on household activities such as cleaning and organizing*! You may love a spotless house -- but there's no need to spend the bulk of your precious free time making it happen. Get your space set with these tips that make once tedious chores easy and effective, letting you enjoy a tidy, sparkling home in no time… Read More

GETTING SET TO SELL: WHERE TO INVEST IN UPGRADES AROUND THE HOUSE

May 07, 2015

Are you considering putting your home up for sale? When you're preparing to sell, or looking to increase your home's value, it's important to think about upgrades that will give you a leg up when putting your home on the market -- and not just how; but where to remodel. Here are a few ideas to help prioritize home remodeling endeavors as you get set to sell… Read More

PARTNERSHIPS HELP PLUMBERS KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY

February 26, 2015

Family-run businesses are the engines that drive the U.S. economy. They account for 62 percent of this country's employment and 64 percent of its gross domestic product, according to Trusts & Estates magazine.* Family businesses also are responsible for 78 percent of job creation, claims Businessweek.** In a perfect world, the moms and dads creating these businesses pass them along to sons and daughters, who in turn, bring new energy and new ideas. In the real world, only 30 percent survive to be passed on to the next generation, and only 12 percent make it to a third… Read More

OPERATION SAFETY: TIPS TO MAKE EVERY BATH A SAFE BATH

February 25, 2015

Does your bathroom need a bit of a makeover? In 2015, make it your mission to update your bath. Fabulous faucets...of course. Superior showerhead…absolutely! Safety products? That’s right. We often take great care to ensure our bathrooms are both functional and stylish, but what about making sure they’re safe? Fortunately, you don’t need to sacrifice style for safety. Here are a couple small updates to make your bath a safe one… Read More

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