Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Elkay Mystic Stainless Steel Kitchen Sinks

Elkay MYSTIC5014C Mystic Stainless Steel Undermount Sink With Faucet Elkay Mystic Stainless Steel Undermount Sinks take the concept of the entertainment sink to new levels of style and functionality. The MYSTIC5014 shown above features a 50" long basin that is curved and sloped like a wading river. Its extensive length allows for intensive multi-tasking, while freeing up extra space in your main kitchen sink. The Mystic's 16 Gauge Type 304 Stainless Steel has been undercoated to prevent condensation and deaden sound. For homeowners with not quite as much island or bar space, a 28" Mystic Sink is also available.

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

DIY Plumbing Tips For Beginners

Today's video from DIY Network offers a few helpful plumbing tips for all you novice DIYers out there.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Kohler Alterna Bathroom Faucets

Kohler Alterna Bathroom Faucets present revolutionary designs that are sure to impress for years to come. The name Alterna is definitely fitting since these distinctive faucets offer up bold alternatives to the more run-of-the-mill contemporary faucets.

Kohler K-7914-4-CP Alterna Chrome Widespread Lavatory Faucet With Lever Handles And Sheetflow Spout The K-7914-4-CP Alterna Widespread Lavatory Faucet features a highly innovative and attractive sheetflow spout, which is unlike anything seen before in contemporary bathroom design.

Kohler K-7980-2-CP Alterna Widespread Lavatory Faucet With Square Handles And Flume Spout The K-7980-2-CP Alterna Widespread Lavatory Faucet offers the distinctive combination of square handles with a flume spout. These powerful shapes make a clear fashion-forward style statement.

Kohler K-6962-2 Alterna Widespread Lavatory Shampoo Faucet With Shampoo Spray, Soap/Lotion Dispenser And Square Handles The K-6962-2 Alterna Widespread Lavatory Faucet comes with both a Shampoo Spray and a Soap/Lotion Dispenser. These components make this a highly practical faucet design perfect for the modern man on the move.

Its important to mention that Alterna Faucets are not all form and no function. Kohler's patented Chrome finish and Ceramic disc valves are guaranteed to exceed industry standards for durability and longevity, so you can count on peak performance from your Kohler Faucet for many years to come.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Kohler Vinnata Kitchen Faucets

Kohler K-690 Vinnata Kitchen Sink Faucet Kohler Vinnata Kitchen Faucets combine traditional design with contemporary functionality. The K-690 Kitchen Sink Faucet (above) and the K-691 Secondary Kitchen Sink Faucet (below) come equipped with convenient pullout spouts, and are available in six different finishes. Click on either image for details. Watch the video below to learn more and see these Kohler Kitchen Sink Faucets in action.

Kohler K-691 Vinnata Secondary Kitchen Sink Faucet

Thursday, March 25, 2010

America's Kitchens Exhibit At The Long Island Museum is a proud sponsor of the America's Kitchens exhibit at The Long Island Museum. America’s Kitchens showcases the important role of kitchens throughout American history. Based on extensive research and authentic historical kitchens, the exhibition features recreated kitchens, artifacts, photographs and the personal stories that bring them to life. This fascinating, interactive exhibit will run through October 17, 2010.

The Long Island Museum is located at 1200 Route 25A in Stony Brook, NY. Check them out online at

All images appear courtesy of The Long Island Museum and Historic New England.

If you're looking to add a touch of vintage Americana to your kitchen, check out Kohler Alcott Kitchen Sinks or Franke Fireclay Kitchen Sinks.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Aqua-Pure Whole House Water Filters

Aqua-Pure AP903 Whole House Water Filtration System Aqua-Pure Whole House Water Filters provide you and your family with two valuable commodities: clean water and peace of mind. With the AP903 Whole House Filtration System you can rest assured that your drinking and bathing water is free of harmful contaminants.

The AP903 offers both sediment and chlorine reduction for up to 100,000 gallons, and its 20 gpm flow rate is ideal for large homes and light commercial applications. 100,000 gallons equates to about one year of use, so cartridge replacement will not be a continual hassle. Furthermore, the system features Sanitary Quick Change design, which allows for fast and easy cartridge change without the need of a filter wrench.

In addition to providing you and your family with clean water and peace of mind, whole house water filtration systems benefit the environment by reducing our reliance on bottled water. The less bottled water we drink, the less plastic we throw away; not to mention, by eliminating bottled water purchases these systems usually pay for themselves within a few years.

Use coupon code AP5 to save 5% on any Aqua-Pure product at

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

American Standard Vessel Bathroom Sinks

American Standard Vessel Sinks offer stylish designs that are free from the burdens of many competing vessels. Many vessels are just too small to function conveniently. Because of their size, overflow is often a recurring issue. American Standard avoids this nuisance by crafting their vessel sinks with spacious basins that provide nearly as much room as most under counter sinks. Click the images below for exact sizes and additional details.

American Standard 0514.000.020 Celerity White Above Counter Vessel Bathroom Sink
American Standard 0960.000.020 Round White China Vessel Bathroom Sink 16-7/8

Monday, March 22, 2010

Kohler Purist Bathroom Suite

From sinks, faucets, and accessories, to bathtubs and cabinets, the Kohler Purist Bathroom Collection has everything you need for a full-scale contemporary bathroom remodel. Watch the video below for a quick look at some of these exciting bathroom fixtures.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Moen ShowHouse Pot Filler Faucet

Moen S664 ShowHouse Pot Filler Kitchen Faucet Introduce commercial grade convenience to your home kitchen with Moen ShowHouse Pot Filler Kitchen Faucets. Available in Chrome, Classic Stainless, or Oil Rubbed Bronze finish the ShowHouse Pot Filler represents the pinnacle of kitchen faucet style and practicality. For high traffic kitchens, wall mount installation and a fully retractable reach insure that the pot filler's extensive arms stay out of the way when not in use. For customers in California and Vermont, a lead-free model is available.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Moen Inc. Committed To Sustainability

This video sheds light on the green building and water conservation initiatives supported by Moen Faucets. Includes valuable information on both the EPA WaterSense program and the LEED Green Building Rating System.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Moen ShowHouse Destiny Bathroom Faucet

Moen S899 ShowHouse Destiny Hands Free High Arc Bathroom Faucet Chrome The Moen S899 ShowHouse Destiny Hands Free High Arc Bathroom Faucet brings home the high-tech convenience of contemporary commercial faucets. Intended for powder room application, the Destiny's streamlined chrome design offers a fresh minimalist appeal. Combine that with EPA WaterSense approval, a laminar stream, and of course, touchless activation, and you're left with a faucet that is as functional as it is stylish.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Moen ShowHouse Isabel Rainshower Showerheads

Moen ShowHouse Isabel Rainshower Showerheads Soothe the mind and invigorate the body with a Moen S1311 ShowHouse Isabel Single Function Rainfall Showerhead. The Isabel Showerhead measures 9" in diameter and features self-pressurizing immersion rainshower technology. This advanced bathing tech channels water and then releases it in a straight, steady stream that envelops your entire body, providing optimum rinsing power, increased coverage, and a warmer shower. Single Function Isabels are available in your choice of Brushed Bronze, Brushed Nickel, Chrome, or Oil Rubbed Bronze finish.

The Moen S1311 ShowHouse Isabel Two-Function Rainshower Showerhead offers both concentrated and massage rinse capabilities. Two-Function Isabels are available in all of the aforementioned finishes, plus Brushed Chrome.

Monday, March 15, 2010

How A Garbage Disposer Works

This animated video from In-Sink-Erator demonstrates the inner workings of a food waste disposer and explains how they contribute to a cleaner, healthier environment.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Kohler Vessel Sinks

When it comes to beautiful bathroom sink design, Kohler Vessel Sinks continue to set the industry standards for excellence and innovation. Have a look at these vivacious vessels:

Kohler K-2203-G Vessels Hex Strata Lavatory With Glazed Underside
Kohler K-2276 Vessels Spun Glass Lavatory
Kohler K-2271 Vessels Crucible Countertop Lavatory
Kohler K-2200 Vessels Conical Bell Above-Counter Or Wall-Mount Lavatory
Kohler K-2273 Vessels Bateau Countertop Lavatory
Kohler Vessels are always in high demand, so please call our customer service team (1-800-728-8890) and check stock before ordering.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Moen ShowHouse Divine Vertical Spa Shower System

Moen TS556 ShowHouse Divine ExactTemp Vertical Spa Shower System The Moen ShowHouse Divine Vertical Spa Shower System offers a cleansing experience that can only be described as heaven on earth. Just look at all the sprays and controls this system provides; there are 3 separate volume controls, an ExactTemp thermostatic temperature control, and 4 separate body sprays. Moen's self-pressurizing Immersion rainshower technology gives the showerhead boosted spray power over other rainshowers, while a 3 function handshower allows for a versatile shower experience with personalized settings. With all these features, it's not hard to imagine how the Divine Vertical Spa Shower System can turn any ordinary shower into a luxurious retreat. Click the image up top for more details and watch the video below to sample the luxury for yourself.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

How To Install Spa-Quality Shower Fixtures

In this video from DIY Network, the gorgeous Amy Matthews helps a homeowner transform his shower into a personal spa. Included are a number of tips for installing different shower fixtures and accessories.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Moen ShowHouse Divine Bathroom

Moen S452 ShowHouse Divine 2 Handle Low Arc 4 Moen ShowHouse Divine Faucets & Accessories offer a harmony of comfortable curves and clean lines that will uplift any bathroom decor. The 2 Handle Low Arc 4" Centerset Bathroom Faucet (S452) shown above comes equipped with all of Moen's latest faucet features including a Laminar Stream for clear, quiet water flow. This faucet is available in either Chrome or Brushed Nickel LifeShine Finish guaranteed to never tarnish, corrode, or flake. Like all ShowHouse bathroom sink faucets, the S452 meets the EPA's WaterSense criteria and is also available in a lead-free model. Sample its smooth flow in the video below:

Moen ShowHouse Divine Bathroom Accessories To complete your bathroom revamp, the Divine collection offers just about every accessory you can imagine including towel bars, a vanity shelf, robe hook, toilet paper holder, towel ring, and even a toilet tank lever. As always, click the images for more details.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Moen ShowHouse Divine Kitchen Faucets

Moen ShowHouse Divine Faucets offer sophisticated simplicity, coupling versatile design with contemporary style. Have a look at these kitchen and bar faucets:

Moen S758 ShowHouse Divine Single Handle High Arc Pulldown Kitchen Faucet
Moen S758 ShowHouse Divine Single Handle High Arc Pulldown Kitchen Faucet

Moen S658 ShowHouse Divine Single Handle High Arc Pullout Bar Faucet
Moen S658 ShowHouse Divine Single Handle High Arc Pullout Bar Faucet

Friday, March 5, 2010

Franke Kubus Kitchen Sinks' Ergonomic Design

Franke KBX-110-8 Kubus Undermount Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink 8 x 16 x 6 The use of a 2nd sink is becoming more and more common in contemporary kitchen design. By placing a small food prep or bar sink on their kitchen island counterops, homeowners are opening up space in their main kitchen sinks and adding a new level of overall convenience to the room. The narrow dimensions of the Franke 110-8 Kubus Undermount Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink (KBX-110-8) make it ideal for food prep applications. This model offers just the right amount of space needed for everday tasks such as washing fruit and vegetables. Furthermore, the sink's full-size drain offers enough room for garbage disposal installation.

Franke Kubus Kitchen Sinks derive fresh aesthetic value from their straight lines and tight radius corners. The seamless combination of a flat bottom surface with slightly rounded edges offers a sharp contemporary shape that is both stylish and easy to clean. In addition to the entertainment sink shown above, Franke's Kubus Collection offers a number of full-size sinks, several of which include multiple bowls.

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Thursday, March 4, 2010

American Standard Moments Bathroom Faucets

The American Standard Moments Faucet Collection offers the minimalist stylings of award-winning German design studio Artefakt. Thin shapes and soft surfaces provide these faucets with a smooth contemporary appeal that will work wonders in either residential or commercial application.

American Standard 2506.101 Moments Single Handle Monoblock Faucet This Single Handel Monoblock Bathroom Faucet (2506.101) comes with the EPA's WaterSense stamp of approval. It features durable brass construction, an easy-to-use speed connect drain, and an adjustable hot limit safety stop that reduces the risk of accidental scalding. The faucet also meets California and Vermont lead-free requirements.

American Standard 2506.165.002 0.5 GPM Moments Chrome Selectronic Faucet With AC Power Supply Moments Chrome Selectronic Faucets like the one seen here (2506.165.002) are ideal for commercial applications. This particular model features a .5 GPM spray with vandal resistant pressure-compensating aerator. This faucet's electronic proximity sesnsor runs on AC permanent power, although DC (battery) powered models are also available.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Bathroom Remodeling With Moen: Traditional vs. Contemporary Design

Today's video comes to us as part of Moen's Design-Off. Watch as Krista Watterworth and Frank Fontana present their bathroom designs, and perhaps you'll get some ideas for your own bathroom remodeling project.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Moen ShowHouse Vivid Bathroom Faucet

Moen TS888 ShowHouse Vivid Chrome 2 Handle Open Waterway Widespread Bathroom Faucet The Moen ShowHouse Vivid Collection is designed to transform your powder room into a luxurious retreat. In addition to several chic accessories, the collection is highlighted by this 2 Handle Open Waterway Widespread Bathroom Faucet (TS888). This beautiful faucet offers your powder room or bathroom both state-of-the-art technology and fasion-forward design. It features an open waterway spout built of DFI finished glass. DFI finish provides the glass spout with Diamond-Fusion patented nanotechnology that strengthens and protects the material's surface while repelling water. The glass constructed open spout will provide eye-catching appeal and make your sink the envy of everyone who sees or uses it.

This Moen ShowHouse faucet meets the EPA's WaterSense criteria to conserve water without sacrificing performance. For California and Vermont customers, a lead-free model is also available.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Bathtub Maintenance: How To Repair A Faulty Pop-Up Stopper

If you find that your bathtub is constantly draining water while you're trying to enjoy a bath, chances are that your stopper needs some maintenance. In today's video from ExpertVillage home improvement expert James Drew demonstrates how to repair a pop-up stopper leak.

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