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What valve do I need for my shower setup?

May 27, 2021 11:46:42 AM / by Mariah Farrens

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You are looking into installing a new shower setup and you come across this terminology for shower valves; pressure balance, thermostatic, shared, and non-shared...honestly it can be a tad confusing.

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Industry Steams Forward, can it last? Update May 2021

May 14, 2021 9:41:21 AM / by Toby Hill & Mariah Farrens


Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, there have been obviously major shifts, disruptions, and changes for every industry. Specifically in the kitchen and bathroom fixtures sector, we have seen heightened consumer demand for quality products for remodels.

With housing remodels, especially in kitchen and bathrooms, and the country's home prices at an all-time high, this need for products isn't losing any steam. And we don't anticipate this to slow down anytime soon.

As stated in the National Kitchen and Bath, the "trend is likely owing to quick-fix, pandemic-driven DIY projects running their course and being replaced by serious makeovers to accommodate new lifestyles." - CEO Corner: KBMI Sets New High Mark. By Bill Darcy, NKBA CEO


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Guide to buying bathroom fixtures online

May 6, 2021 9:36:40 AM / by Mariah Farrens


Whether designing or re-evaluating a new bathroom project, the task of selecting fixtures can initially seem pretty overwhelming. With the demand for remodels continuing to increase in 2021, how do I start looking for fixtures online?

  • How much money should I spend, what's the average cost of remodeling a bathroom?
  • Should I buy from a showroom directly or buy online?
  • Can I trust buying bathroom fixtures online without seeing them?
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How to Choose Shower Fixtures

Apr 23, 2021 11:07:33 AM / by Mariah Farrens


Shower fixtures serve an important role in our everyday routine. They can either be our friends as they function to help us relax and unwind at the end of the day. Or they could be a constant reminder that we need to take action to update their poor water flow, slime buildup, and outdated appearance.

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The Top 5 FAQ's regarding the F943-VO, our most popular valve.

Apr 16, 2021 1:58:05 PM / by Toby Hill & Mariah Farrens


Making bathroom fixtures stylish and readily available means making sure the workhorse components, aka the shower valves, are doing their job distributing water correctly so you can experience an effective and most importantly a relaxing shower. 

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3 Ways to Make Your Shower Feel More Relaxing

Apr 15, 2021 9:27:38 AM / by Mariah Farrens


How to make your shower feel more relaxing 

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Ready to Go Shower Kits - Take the Shower Set Selector Quiz

Apr 9, 2021 10:03:19 AM / by Mariah Farrens


We all know a bathroom remodel is nothing new.  We usually see this high-volume trend a few times a year when people are looking for an update in their homes, condos, or hotels. But, this year with the increased amount of home renovations, the need for an easy-to-install, cost-effective, ready-to-go shower kit couldn't be more in demand.
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Should I be wary of a less expensive faucet?

Apr 2, 2021 9:27:08 AM / by Mariah Farrens


Just like any other product on the market, not all faucets are made the same. Some faucets boast high price points and fancy finishes while other brands offer low pricing and smart package design. How do you know if you are getting a quality product? Good question. Over the years we have heard many questions concerning the faucet quality and its price point.

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Kitchen Faucet Buying Guide

Mar 26, 2021 12:12:53 PM / by Mariah Farrens


The kitchen is the heart of the home where we spend most of our time preparing and enjoying meals, and, of course, cleaning up after them. The kitchen faucet is the staple of your kitchen. It not only has to seamlessly blend within the style of your home it also has to function and work just as hard (if not harder) than you.
What features should you look for in a kitchen faucet?

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How to Choose Bathroom Fixtures. Artos Bathroom Design Guide & Checklist.

Mar 19, 2021 11:09:08 AM / by Mariah Farrens


Let me guess, your thinking about redoing your bathroom and you have been looking online for inspiration for the project. There are so many beautiful designs to inspire from online, it's hard to know where to get started, especially when it comes to choosing fixtures.

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