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Kitchen and Bath
Whether it's used for cooking, dining or entertaining guests, the kitchen is the hub of the home. The way the room is arranged can be a major time-saver and allow the family to make the most of the common space. Kitchen appliances, plumbing, tile, sinks, counter space, and dining space all influence how the kitchen is used and how much the homeowners enjoy it. Choosing the right appliances for energy efficiency constitutes a greater concern than ever, allowing families to go green and to save money on utility bills. The bath, while ultimately a utilitarian space, can be a personal oasis. Choices such as whether to include a bathtub versus a shower can optimize the space for the family's needs.
Gerber Logan Square toilet
Gerber has expanded its premium bathroom collection, Logan Square, with a high-efficiency toilet.
KraftMaid Cabinetry with Whisper Touch
KraftMaid now offers its Whisper Touch soft-close hinges as standard on all of its cabinetry.
Sterling’s Accord Seated Shower is ideal for universal design and aging-in-place projects.
Sterling’s Accord Seated Shower is ideal for universal design and aging-in-place projects, with a wide removable bench, ample built-in storage space, and plenty of room to move about comfortably.
The new Novara line of shower doors offers a sleek, frameless design that complements both modern and contemporary décors.
Inspired from Fleurco Products’ award-winning Kinetik doors, the new Novara line of shower doors offers a sleek, frameless design that complements both modern and contemporary décors.
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The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association (KCMA) on October 9, 2011, released the results of a market-sizing project recently conducted by the association.
Lenova's Entertainer Sink
Lenova’s Entertainer Sink can be used as a prep sink before guests arrive and a drink station during the party.
Multi-curb Tile Ready shower base
Tile Redi now offers a multi-curb Tile Ready shower base in three new categories.
Penguin Model 524 toilet
Penguin Model 524 toilet
Niagara Conservation has developed a remarkably quiet yet powerful high-efficiency toilet that uses just 0.8 gpf to clear conten
Niagara Conservation has developed a remarkably quiet yet powerful high-efficiency toilet that uses just 0.8 gpf to clear contents on a single flush.