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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

QUICK HITS FOR UPDATED KITCHENS AND BATHS

February 25, 2015

Busy has become a way of life. Between work, household chores, time with family and friends, we often don’t have time to complete that entire wish list of home updates. Luckily, there are several simple kitchen and bath projects that you can conquer in minimal time, that deliver maximum style and functional impact… Read More

NEW TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS MEET HOMEOWNER NEEDS IN THE KITCHEN

February 18, 2015

From touchscreen tablets to cars that charge by plugging into the wall, technology has made leaps and bounds in the last few decades, and kitchens are no exception. Kitchen tech goes far beyond gimmicky handheld blenders and single cup coffee machines too, the latest products on the market are constantly two steps ahead of consumer needs, and can shave hours off of the daily routine… Read More

PLUMBING 101 – ANSWERS TO THE TOP FIVE PLUMBING QUESTIONS FROM CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERTS

January 08, 2015

Installing or fixing a faucet can seem like a daunting task. But, in many cases homeowners can update the kitchen and bath themselves – all you need are the right tools, good judgment and a little time to devote to the project. As with any home improvement project, there are a range of faucet installation types… Read More

BATHROOM LUXURY: THE LATEST DELIGHTS FOR A SERENE SPACE

December 18, 2014

The bathroom doesn’t have to be basic. Thanks to a wide array of new products on the market – and plenty of ways to customize – even the most outdated bathrooms can become an oasis of tranquility and a lavish retreat away from the stresses of everyday life. Here are six ideas for transforming your bathroom into a luxurious spa-like space… Read More

FROM MAKE-DO TO ALL NEW – UPDATES TO CREATE YOUR DREAM KITCHEN

October 14, 2014

Throughout the last ten years, homeowners have spent more on kitchen remodeling than any other home improvement category, according to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies – and there’s good reason. An updated kitchen does more than boost the value of your home; whether you make just a few changes or completely renovate the entire space, a kitchen that feels new is always refreshing – especially since it’s a space where you spend so much time. From basic cooking to frequent entertaining, your dream kitchen should look as good as it functions… Read More

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