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Power to the Baby Boomers!

Mar 14, 2013 by Modern Supply

Many boomers are choosing to remain in their current homes as they age. Aging in Place means the ability to live in your own home comfortably and safely for as long as possible. As people remodel their homes, they’re including Universal Design products—a design concept that meets the needs of people with varied abilities. It considers people with age-related problems, people who are tall or short, as well as those with various physical or mental impairments. It also acknowledges that abilities change over time.

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Eco-Friendly Shopping Made Easy

Jul 27, 2012

Whether you are interested in using green (a.k.a. nontoxic products or eco-friendly) products for your health, the environment, or both, it doesn’t seem to matter. Being a business owner of 2 eco-friendly businesses, the biggest hesitation that I hear is “I just don’t know what to use.” It seems that the majority of people do want to use nontoxic products but simply don’t know how to do it. You may be surprised to hear that the number one reason to not change to a healthier choice is not money: it is understanding.

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Caesarstone Launches iPhone Application

Jul 11, 2012 by Caesarstone USA

The new application, featuring Caesarstone's quartz surfaces collections, is built to inspire and assist in designing any interior space. It is intended for the use by both Consumers, looking for creative ideas and information while renovating their homes, and by Architects and Designers using it as part of their professional tool kit.

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Choosing Tile: Ceramic Tile vs. Porcelain tile

Feb 11, 2008 by Anchor Bay

Ceramic Tile. The word ceramic can be traced back to the Greek term keramos, meaning “a potter” or “pottery.” Keramos in turn is related to an older Sanskrit root meaning “to burn.” Thus the early Greeks used the term to mean “burned stuff” or “burned earth” when referring to products. Porcelain and ceramic tile are essentially the same product, the difference being the end result out of the kilns. The overwhelming popularity of ceramic and porcelain tile stems from the …

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Integration and Sustainability are Key in both the Bathroom and Kitchen

Jun 14, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Sustainability and integration are the top trends in kitchen and bath design according to the latest Design Trends Survey by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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Pros and cons Vessel Sinks

Mar 23, 2010 by Unique Vanities

Today’s article dives into the advantages and disadvantages of adding a vessel sink to your next bathroom remodeling project.

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Vessel Sink Faucets for Non-Modern Spaces

May 17, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Though I love cleaner, more contemporary lines, many of my clients prefer something more transitional or traditional. In the past, I’ve had difficulty finding non-contemporary faucets for vessel sinks, both in single and 8″ centre spread options, at reasonable price points. This year’s K|BIS provided multiple options.

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Highend Hardware to Finish the Job

May 17, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

The introduction of jewels into the bathroom happened long ago. Many manufacturers now offer faucets that feature crystals and/or gems. And hardware has long been a way to dress up and customize cabinetry.

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Stunning Metal Solutions for the Kitchen and Bath from Oios

May 17, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

The industrial look of stainless steel has been in kitchens for quite some time. But the look is rather consistent, showcasing the standard silver tones of the steel. Oios Metals has introduced a much wider palette for use throughout the home, relying on recycled steel to create unique – and sustainable – applications made entirely within the US.

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The Elevance Revolutionizes Universal Tub Design

May 17, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

The Elevance rising wall tub is a fabulous alternative to the plethora of walk-in tubs currently on the market. Rather than walking in, sitting down, and waiting for an exceedingly deep tub to fill, the Elevance fills within 3-5 minutes and invites you to sit with ease at chair height.

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The Retractable Towel Ring

May 03, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Lots of updates and ideas from K|BIS over the next few days, some of which are new-to-market and some new-to-me.

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K|BIS 2012 – Kohler’s Bathroom Music

May 03, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Lots of updates and ideas from K|BIS over the next few days, some of which are new-to-market and some new-to-me.

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Mosaiko Brings Bling to the Bathroom

May 03, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

If you’re looking to add some bling to your bathroom and aren’t afraid to show off your fixtures, how about the handmade Mosaiko collection from Ceramica Stile?

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Tips on Making your Bathroom Greener

Jan 31, 2012 by BIDESPA

Having a greener bathroom will not only help the environment, it will also save you money since you are saving money on electricity and water. In this article I am going to give some tips for making your bathroom greener. Following these tips will make your bathroom greener and will reduce the water consumption in your bathroom.

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5 Reasons Why the Bidet is Better Than Toilet Paper

Jan 31, 2012 by BIDESPA

In this article I am going to give 5 reasons explaining why a bidet is better to use then toilet paper. Most Americans do not know what a bidet is. When they find out about it, they still prefer to use toilet paper. They don't know why a bidet is better and this article will explain why.

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