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The Safe Bathroom: Remodeling or Retrofitting with Safety in Mind
By Joseph Truini
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Most bathroom remodeling projects start with a long wish list: modern plumbing fixtures, stylish cabinets, freshly tiled floors, increased storage space and shiny new faucets and fittings. While...
Bathroom Showers

Keeping seniors safe at home has become a top priority for millions of Americans and their elderly loved ones.  According to a recent survey by the American Association of Retired People (AARP), most seniors want to remain in their own homes as long as possible as they grow older.  But this...

Electric

Although significant progress has been made in the United States in reducing the number of deaths caused by accidental fires in the home, these incidents still kill more than 3,000 individuals each year.  Better education about the dangers of fire and wider use of smoke alarms are generally...

Kitchen Remodeling

New styles from European fixture and cabinet companies emphasize modernity and functionality.

Trends in color, style and functionality are driving product choices in kitchen and bath fixtures. And the desire for a more contemporary look — even if it’s transitional — is making European...