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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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What Hidden Dangers Lurk in Your Morning Shower?

Jan 07, 2008 by Air and Water

Chlorine is a commonly used household cleaner and disinfectant, widely added to all municipal water supplies, and used as an oxidizing agent in water treatment and chemical processes. However, according to the EPA, chlorine is also a potent irritant to the eyes, upper respiratory tract, and lungs, and chronic exposure to chlorine gas can result in airflow obstruction, respiratory effects, sinus conditions, and eye/throat irritation. Unfortunately, chlorine cannot be …

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Does Certification for your Walk in Bathtub Matter?

Aug 19, 2010 by Safety Bath

Standards touch your life every day. Products that you encounter and use in daily life should be expected to conform to certain standards and certifications. Whether you are using your toaster, driving your car, using the elevator in a building or purchasing clothing or toys for your children, we all look to standards to ensure that product quality conforms to our expectations.

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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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Space Planning 101

Apr 16, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Most design professionals have certain guidelines or rules of thumb they use when planning spaces for clients. The NKBA (National Kitchen and Bathroom Association) and Design Works, Inc. decided to formalize it into writing, answering many frequently asked client questions in the process. Here is a cheat sheet.

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Easing the Potty Training Process Through the Use of a Bidet

Jan 31, 2012 by BIDESPA

For kids who are learning to potty train, it can be tough teaching them to wipe themselves, and until they get it; you are going to have to wipe for them. If you get them started early with the bidet, they will use it instead of toilet paper. Here are some reasons why you should introduce the bidet to your child early on during the potty training process.

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Benefits of the Bidet for the Elderly, the Physically Disabled, and the Obese

Jan 31, 2012 by BIDESPA

The bidet has many health benefits for those who are elderly, physically disabled and obese, they don't have much motion so they are limited in what they do. For example some of them don't have the ability to wipe so the use of a bidet is very useful to them. In this article I am going to discuss the benefits of the bidet for the elderly, physically disabled and the obese.

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5 Reasons to Choose a Non-Electric Bidet

Jan 31, 2012 by BIDESPA

There are many types of bidets out there. Most of them are the premium bidets that cost a lot of money, but if one just wants to use the bidet without paying a lot for it, they can just get a non-electronic one. In this article I will give 5 reasons why the non-electronic bidet is sometimes better than the premium electric bidet.

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Benefits of Using a Toilet Seat Attachment Bidet

Jan 31, 2012 by BIDESPA

Not many people know of what a bidet is-those that have heard of it but not used it, are disgusted by it. In reality there are many benefits to using the bidet. Those that try it can't stop using it and wonder how they went so long without using it. The bidet is a very effective tool and there are many benefits to using it. It is hygienic, cost effective, environmentally friendly, does not take up too much space, and is easy to install.

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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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