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5 Design Trends Guaranteed to Make Your Bathroom More Inviting
On October 5, 2018
Have you noticed that in new home construction, bathrooms are getting larger and larger? That’s because homeowners now prefer a spa-like atmosphere in their baths where they can linger and relax. This has sparked a number of new trends in how people plan their new bathrooms or remodel their existing ones.

Walt T.

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

Choosing Your Perfect Countertop from the 7 Most Popular Styles
On September 21, 2018
Choosing a countertop is a big deal. You’re gonna be living with it for a long time, so you need to get it right. There are often tradeoffs in the choices. One may have a dynamic appearance, but needs extensive maintenance.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Brighten Up Your Kitchen with the Right Light
On September 17, 2018
The kitchen has always had a vitality all its own. With so much of our lives being spent there, it should be a safe, inviting, and bright place. Most are, but if you have one that’s poorly lit, it can make chores more difficult and your mood dim. A simple lighting upgrade may be in order.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

12 Steps to Renovating Your Bathroom
On September 7, 2018
Any home renovation can be a rewarding experience when it’s done right. A bathroom remodel in particular has many facets to it, and so should follow a certain order of completion to be successful. Whether you’re making a few changes or doing a total rebuild, some things need to be handled ahead of others.

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

What’s Up with Those Tall Industrial- Looking Kitchen Faucets?
On August 3, 2018
They certainly have a dynamic look as they arch over a kitchen sink. They’re referred to as coil-spring or spring-spout faucets. The names come from the obviously high, curved spring that serves as a spout while supporting a flexible hose within.

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