How to Update Your Bathroom Using Modern Fixtures


Is your bathroom starting to look a little dated? It’s an easy fix. Most of the things in a bathroom that we find antiquated are really fixtures. Unless you want to rip out the tile and replace the tub, updating a bathroom could be as simple as purchasing some new handles, faucets and shower heads. Here’s how to get started. Make a List of Your Current Fixtures When you change out your fixtures, it’s best to change them all out. After all, you don’t want a bunch of mismatched drawer pulls. Begin by making a list of all the fixtures […]

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Don’t Flush Baby Wipes!


Yes, it can be tempting to just flush a lot of things down the toilet. After all, it’s an easy way to get rid of things, isn’t it? Whether it be  Q-tips, toilet paper, etc., all of those things can be flushed with no problem. Baby wipes, on the other hand, look harmless, right? Well, unfortunately, they’re not. Why can’t I flush baby wipes? We can make a long blog post really short and just tell you not to flush wipes down the toilet because we said so. But nobody ever appreciates that sort of tone. So why can’t you […]

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How to Properly Clean your Bathroom


There’s nothing worse than a gross bathroom – especially when unexpected company knocks on your door. A clean bathroom, though? The best! Whether cleaning your bathroom is part of your Sunday routine, or you just wait for it to look like it could use a good scrubbing, chances are you’re missing a few spots. Don’t you want to make sure you’re cleaning your bathroom properly? I mean, you use it every day. Start With the Bath or Shower It could be tempting to start with the floor. But we recommend saving the floor for last. If you’ve got the surrounding […]

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Choosing the Perfect Fixtures for your Bathroom


You’re finally going to remodel that bathroom you’ve been wanting to remodel since you bought your house. You’ve picked the paint. You decided to go with a free-standing tub and walk-in shower. You’re going to go with a beautiful tile floor, with a matching backsplash. You picked a nice long vanity with his and her sinks. Only one thing left to do… pick the fixtures! Price Price is an important consideration before introducing you to the different types of fixtures. Fixtures, literally, come in all shapes, sizes and prices. Also, for the most part if you find a look you […]

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Buying a new toilet? Read this first


It’s time to take care of your business… Buying a new toilet, that is. A toilet is much more than just a toilet. Toilets come many shapes, many sizes, and many prices. These days, some toilets even have fancy features. So, no. Not all toilets are created equal. Let’s “flush” through some options to consider before you head out to buy a new commode. Price If you didn’t build your house from the ground up, or didn’t tackle  a bathroom remodel, chances are, this might be the first time you’ve ever bought a toilet. Exciting times! First tip: Don’t buy […]

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Why is my water pressure so low?


There are few things more annoying than low water pressure. Most people would agree that there is nothing better than great water pressure. If you think about it, the only time someone complains about the water pressure being too good is when they returned from the beach and realized they left their sunscreen at the house. But, in reality, there’ are all sorts of reasons you may be experiencing low water pressure. Let’s explore some of those potential issues and discuss how to correct them. Time to change that old shower head If you’re lucky, the reason your water pressure […]

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Things to Consider During a Bathroom Remodel


It’s time to remodel your bathroom. You’ve been putting it off for years, but you’re finally ready to give it a shot. Maybe you’re even going to try and do it yourself to save a few bucks? They make it look easy enough on TV. Go out to your local home improvement store, grab a few new fixtures, a new vanity, maybe some tile? Get home, put it all together, throw a fresh coat of paint on the walls and, voila, you have a bathroom worthy of its own episode of an HGTV show. Not so fast, my friend. First, […]

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Troubleshooting a Leaky Toilet


You’re sitting in the living room watching your favorite sitcom. Your wife turns to you and says, “Honey, what’s that noise?” You put the TV on mute and now you can hear it too. It sounds like it’s coming from the bathroom. Now, if you’re lucky enough to have DVR, you pause the newest episode of This is Us and you head to the bathroom. It’s the toilet. It’s leaking. Again. You mess with the handle, it stops after a few seconds and you head back into the living room. Your wife says, “I thought you fixed that last weekend?” […]

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How To Fix Your Clogged Bath Drain


Nothing negatively impacts your shower or bath time quite like a clogged drain. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to fix this problem without calling a plumber. These easy to follow techniques can help you clear your drain with tools that many homeowners keep around the house. Use a Wire Hook Most often, bathtub clogs are located near the top of the drain, where the bathtub and the drain meet. These surface-level clogs are usually made up of hair that falls down the drain during baths and showers. To remove a clog like this, you’ll need a hook […]

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Bathroom design: Shower vs. Bathtub


So, you’re remodeling your bathroom and you’re trying to decide between a bathtub and a shower. Which one is best? In this article, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of each type of bathroom fixture to help you decide which one you prefer. Showers: Pros and Cons Showers have become very popular in the last several years, so if you’re thinking about making the leap to a shower-only bathroom, you’re not alone. Lots of homeowners have looked at the advantages and disadvantages of showers, and many have decided to go with the walk-in shower option. There are many advantages of […]

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