Remodeling Your Bathroom – Where to Start?

The prospect of a new bathroom is enticing, but transforming your vision into reality requires some preparation. Following some simple but important guidelines will put you on the path toward realizing your dream. Form Follows FunctionDefine who will be using the new bathroom and what their needs are. Guest baths and powder rooms need only the basic amenities, but a master bath deserves more. It should be an oasis, a luxurious retreat from the stresses and intrusions of daily life. Set a BudgetTo determine what Continue reading →

Transform Your Bath Into A Home Spa

We all deserve a private place where we can relax in comfort, let go of tension, recharge our batteries and emerge refreshed and energized. Many busy homeowners are remodeling their bathrooms into a retreat where they can daydream, read, listen to music or socialize. The latest in water retreatsIf your ideal home spa isn’t complete without a whirlpool bathtub, you can find one in virtually any shape, size and color. Amenities include such features as air flow adjustability, quiet motors, control panels, heated liners and Continue reading →

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 →