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We Are Open! - A Response to COVID-19 from MR Direct

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To our loyal customers:

We hope this message reaches you and your family in safe conditions amid the health concerns affecting our communities.

We are open and our orders are shipping but during this time please allow extra time for your projects. We want to make sure we take the proper steps to ensure the health and safety of our customers and team members. Because of this we cannot currently guarantee the shipping time displayed by our shipping calculator from all of our distribution centers at this time. Please allow a grace period of 2-4 days and plan your projects accordingly. When your order ships you will receive tracking.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us for further assistance.

Best regards,

The MR Direct Team

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Shine Your Stainless Steel Sink Without Harsh Chemicals
On October 19, 2018
Stainless steel sinks are the heart of kitchens everywhere. Dishes flow in and out throughout the day and they rarely ever get a break. So, at the end of the day when it’s time to clean up, your sink deserves a little TLC.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Get the Most Out of Your Garbage Disposal
On September 28, 2018
On average, garbage disposals are designed to last about 12 years. That’s not bad, but those lifespans can be extended much further if the disposals are treated right. Let’s take a look at the generally accepted DO’s and DON’Ts of operating a garbage disposal so you can learn how to make yours last as long as possible.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Small Kitchen? Make the Most of It
On August 31, 2018
Many of us have kitchens that lack space so it’s in our best interest to make them as efficient and functional as possible. Pull-out shelves and lazy susans can work wonders, but specific problem areas can be addressed with some proven quick and inexpensive fixes.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

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