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Some Simple Ways to Refresh Your Bathroom on a Budget
On August 24, 2018
So, you’re sick of your bathroom’s tired appearance, but the money is just not there to remodel. It’s true, renovations can be costly, but there are some very inexpensive ways to freshen up the bath until you can afford a major makeover.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Signs that It’s Time to Replace Your Water Heater
On August 17, 2018
Like any appliance, your hot water heater will grow old and wear out. But before it reaches a disastrous sudden death, you should learn the warning signs that it’s critically ill.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Why Is My Faucet Running So Slow?
On August 10, 2018
Low water pressure can be a real nuisance. Filling a pot with water can feel like you’re filling the tub, and filling the tub can make you think twice about even bothering. There are numerous causes of low pressure, so it’s best to approach solutions systematically from the easiest to the most difficult.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Hire a Reliable Kitchen or Bath Remodeler
On July 27, 2018
So you’ve come to grips with the fact that your upcoming kitchen or bath overhaul is beyond your scope and needs a professional touch. But the thought of hiring a contractor brings to mind the numerous horror stories of friends and neighbors whose remodeling dreams turned into nightmares.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Signs Your Toilet Might Need Replacing
On July 20, 2018
How do you know when it’s time to set the plunger aside and instead, take the plunge of buying a new toilet? Usually it’s when a serious problem forces you into the decision. That may be too late. Some toilet problems are an easy fix; others are a clear signal that it’s time to replace.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Cast Iron Skillets – Making a Comeback in the Kitchen
On July 6, 2018
When they debuted in the 1960s, non-stick Teflon pans turned the cookware industry upside down faster than you can flip a hotcake.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Who Doesn’t Love Getting New Tools?
On June 29, 2018
MR Direct has always provided a number of tools to help you work through the confusion of buying a sink or faucet that suits you. The toolbox includes product descriptions, live chat, reviews, and even blogs like this one. Now another tool is being added.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Salt – Your Secret Kitchen Aid
On June 1, 2018
Of course we are all familiar with salt. It’s the most popular seasoning in the world and vital to life.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

WaterSense Faucets: Why they Matter
On May 25, 2018
WaterSense is a partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The WaterSense label means that the product not only meets the EPA’s criteria for efficiency and performance,

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Rolling Grid: The All-New, Must-Have Kitchen Accessory
On May 11, 2018
At MR Direct, we strive to provide our customers with high-quality kitchen accessories that protect your sink and make everyday chores as easy as possible. Our most recent innovation is a smart, multi-functional rolling grid.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Spring Cleaning Tricks for Stunning Stainless Steel
On May 4, 2018
As the warm weather settles in and the days get longer, so do our to-do lists. There’s so much wintery dust to shake off, and so much to scrub in order to rejuvenate our homes for a new season. This is especially true in our most-used spaces, like the kitchen.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Is Your Kitchen Affecting Your Eating Habits?
On April 30, 2018
Everyone, at some point in their lives, is guilty of overeating. Maybe you're celebrating an event with dinner and sweets, or have a jam-packed schedule and eat quickly on-the-go.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer