Monthly Archives: February 2010

How To Create The Perfect Shower

A great shower is the sum of many parts working together. From mixing the water to delivering it to the shower head, investing in quality components will transform your morning shower into an enjoyable and exhilarating experience.  The essential componentsFirst you will need a shower faucet (mixer valve) to mix the hot and cold water. Mixer valves are available with or without a thermostat and can be either concealed (built into the wall) or exposed. Most head showers are used in combination with a concealed Continue reading →

How to Plan an Efficient Kitchen Work Zone

The Grohe K4 collection of kitchen faucets The kitchen is the central meeting point of every household. From breakfast to relaxing with friends, its design needs to meet the requirements of all of its users. Before you start, consider all the tasks and activities that you would like to use the space for and include an area for each of these. Kitchen layoutBoth the size and shape of your kitchen will help you to determine the best way to utilise the space. The principal activity Continue reading →

Choosing a Shower Spray Pattern

Rainshower® hand shower For maximum flexibility, choose a shower that offers a choice of spray patterns. Today’s hand showers are sophisticated pieces of engineering. They offer a selection of sensations, enabling each user to select their preferred pattern to suit their mood or the time of day. Rain sprayRain showerheads feature a generous number of shower nozzles creating a wide and delicate pattern to soothe the skin. Champagne SprayEnriched with air bubbles, Champagne patterns are soft and luxurious – ideal for a relaxing shower. Pure Continue reading →

Grohe Ladylux 3 Kitchen Faucet Gets Facelift

Grohe Ladylux 3 Facelift Updates Popular Ladylux Collection A GROHE classic that has evolved with the times, the Grohe Ladylux (the original kitchen pull-out faucet) is the centerpiece of some of America’s finest kitchens. GROHE’s best-selling pull-out faucet has been given a new, updated look that combines the innovative design of today’s modern kitchens with the functionality and durability of a professional tool. The new Ladylux3 features a dynamic and flowing silhouette with a more streamlined body than its predecessors. The flower-like body rises organically Continue reading →

Kitchen Faucet Features

Features of Kitchen Faucets Left image: Grohe K4 single-lever faucet in chrome with pull-out rinsing spray.Right image: The rinsing spray retracts into the spout and offers a choice of two patterns.The kitchen faucet is now a sophisticated piece of engineering. To meet the demands of keen cooks, high wide-angle swivel spouts with large extension and extractable rinsing sprays are fast becoming a pre-requisite and higher spouts the norm. Spout stylesAs the spout of a kitchen faucet is that much higher and longer than that of Continue reading →