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New Grohe Eurocube Faucet Designed for Home Cooks

Home cooks looking for a kitchen faucet that stands out from the crowd will appreciate the new Eurocube from Grohe.

The Eurocube cuts an impressive figure with its geometric styling and gets even more points for features that make using and maintaining the faucet a breeze:

  • 360-degree swivel arm
  • Two spray settings
  • Patented ceramic cartridges for smooth handling
  • Anti-lime system so cleaning takes just a single wipe
  • Patented finish that sparkles and resists spots and stains

The high-arc neck makes filling and washing large pots easier, and the rocker-diverter on the spray head means you don’t have to turn the water off to toggle back and forth between two spray settings.

Holding the spray head is a sure-handed affair because designers softened the Eurocube’s square edges just enough for a more secure and comfortable grip.

Grohe combined the striking design of their Eurocube bathroom fixture series with their popular K7 semi-professional design to create the perfect kitchen faucet.

Accessories Pull it All Together in Kitchen & Bathroom

The faucet might be the jewel of your kitchen, and the vanity might take up the most space in your bathroom, but you know what really pulls a room together? Accessories. From soap dispensers to towel rings to draw pulls, the devil really is in the details.

Kitchen

The room that gets the lion’s share of traffic should be a little bit of show-off. Sure, the backsplash gets attention, and the fancy new faucet garners its share of “oohs” and “ahhhs,” but having the right accessories can make or break the look.

While some folks feel comfortable mixing metals, we like a more streamlined approach so if you choose an oil-rubbed bronze finish on your faucet, we think accessories like the soap dispenser, cabinet pulls and drawer handles should compliment each other in tone if not outright finish.

For example, choosing a polished chrome faucet in a Craftsman pairs nicely with cut glass and chrome pulls or even a vintage look of ceramic handles with chrome accents. Also, if you aren’t going with a soap dispenser built into your sink set-up, choosing a glass piece with a polished chrome spout is a great option, too.

Bathroom

Coordinating bathroom accessories has never been easier. Not only does eFaucets offer a great new feature that highlights products from the same collection as the fixture you’d like to buy, there are over a dozen different categories to address just about every need.

From toothbrush holders to soap dishes to vanity shelves to towel rings and towel bars, you have the ability to make your bathroom a showpiece with accessories that create a cohesive look.

Choosing a Moen Voss faucet, for example, leads you to another 37 products in the collection so your tub faucet, shower head, towel ring, tissue paper holder and vanity light all have the same profile and personality.

We know that a big remodel is stressful, so we are happy to make your shopping experience as easy as possible by offering full lines of products that answer your questions before you think to ask!

 

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Smart Luxury Upgrades Could Mean Bigger Returns

No matter the design trends that come and go, kitchens and bathrooms continue to sell houses and net homeowners some of the greatest return on their remodel investment dollar.

Still, there are a few guidelines folks should follow before they start tearing down walls and choosing flooring and fixtures.

Writers at The Old House point out that spending $20,000 wisely in a kitchen – painting, upgrading appliances, replacing fixtures - goes much further than a budget-busting redo that could prove too pricey for the neighborhood and/or is too specific to your taste.

Opting for classic finishes and neutral colors and tones will go a long way toward a higher return-on-investment (ROI) even though the days of getting 100 percent of your money back are gone. Still, a well-appointed kitchen – think quality – can net you up to an 82 percent ROI, according to houselogic.com.

Quality is a subjective term but going with name brands with a reputation for quality is really the name of the game, and you can absolutely choose high-end fixtures without breaking the bank.

Brands like Kohler, Delta, Grohe, hansgrohe, and Moen all have instant name recognition and for good reason; these companies have been in the kitchen and bath fixture supply business for years, and customers trust them to provide sturdy products with long-lasting good looks.

Likewise, choosing solid wood cabinets – in both the kitchen and the bathroom – even if they’re painted, going with neutral tile floors and stone counter/vanity tops will net bigger returns than almost any other choice you could make in those rooms.

An annual survey –  the Cost vs. Value Report - shows that for the last 10 years, a modest remodel in the kitchen nets a consistently higher return than full-on redo. It’s not a stretch to think the same math applies in the bathroom.

The home improvement project that nets the highest ROI year after year? It’s nothing you tackle inside your house; it’s your front door. Replacing your front door with a wood-core steel door costs less than most other upgrades but nets back nearly 100 percent, houselogic.com notes.