Posts made in July, 2011


A new lavatory faucet/bathroom faucet has caught my eye. American Standard has developed a faucet for the bathroom that has a pull-out faucet/head…exactly like a kitchen faucet. The “outreach” faucet looks like a typical 4” center-set faucet at first glance, at second glance; this faucet is far from typical.  It is a pretty simple concept, we use pull-out faucets all the time in the kitchen, but this is the first time I have seen a...

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I always enjoy reading the posts our designers, Jessica and Jennifer, write, but I thought I’d like to contribute this time from a consumer’s perspective. I don’t have a background in design or construction, but I do have a lot of experience in the hospitality industry and certainly we are all experts as consumers on customer service. No matter what industry I’ve worked in the same expectations for customer service is there. What’s...

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Safe Living


Posted By on Jul 19, 2011

When you are planning a home entertainment area it is important to not only make it a comfortable place for your family, but also a safe one.  It is common to use glass in cabinetry housing a television, game console, and home theatre system. Be aware that unless it is tempered glass, it can cause serious harm if broken. Base cabinet doors are required to have tempered glass. I recommend that upper glass doors also receive this...

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Today, more and more people are becoming more aware of the environment, making them find more ways to take care of the nature. When it comes to choosing the right flooring, cork flooring reviews provide helpful points for eco-friendly floor installation. With the numerous modern manufacturing techniques, it may be useful to know about cork flooring reviews in order to be informed about this kind of improvement for homes. Cork flooring...

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Designing Acoustics


Posted By on Jul 6, 2011

Good home design is not just visual and functional; it is also an auditory experience. How does it sound as you walk into a room? This sound should be as pleasurable as the sight of your room. An echo in a room can make it feel cold. Soft furnishings, such as window treatments and area rugs, can reduce the level of the noise and create a warm inviting environment. Don’t be afraid to use an area rug in the kitchen. Stain resistant...

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