31 12, 2011

Dish Washers

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When selecting a dishwasher, you first need to determine your needs. Probably a family of five is going to need a larger-capacity dishwasher than a couple of empty-nesters. You have three considerations other than size; noise, water usage and energy efficiency. The more insulated the model, the quieter it will run. Some newer models use less than five gallons of

Dish Washers2017-10-27T07:52:31+00:00
31 12, 2011

Appliances – Refrigeration

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Refrigeration is no longer a question of which refrigerator do you need. It can also be how many refrigerators do you want. If you’re a traditionalist and you only want one refrigeration unit, then the decision is either side-by-sides, or freezer above or on bottom. The drawback with a side-by-side is that bulky items are hard to store.   The

Appliances – Refrigeration2017-10-27T07:52:31+00:00
31 12, 2011

Appliances – Cooking

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Oh, the accessories available today. If you’ve ever thought, “It sure would be nice to have. . .” you can probably get it. Gotta have it items include burners that pop out to accommodate slide in steamers, deep-fryers, griddles, and grills.   With all these choices, you can customize a cooktop based on the way you want to cook. You

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30 12, 2011

Kitchen Design – The Anatomy of a Great Kitchen

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Like it or not, if you cook meals at home you spend a lot of time in the kitchen. And if you’re like most people its just one of the many things that you have to do in a day’s work. For this reason, you want a kitchen that is designed to function well. And as long as you’re taking

Kitchen Design – The Anatomy of a Great Kitchen2017-10-27T07:52:31+00:00
30 12, 2011

Toilets

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Toilets, or water closets as they were first called, have been steadily improving since their general acceptance in the mid 1800’s. By the 1940’s the toilet had taken on the general look and function that we’re all familiar with. By the end of the 20th century, the “jet flush” toilet had become more popular in higher-end homes. The pressurized flush

Toilets2017-10-27T07:52:32+00:00
30 12, 2011

Bathroom Design – Creating a Relaxing Sanctuary

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The bathroom, once designed with only function in mind, is now elevated to the level of a sanctuary. Sinks, hardware, antique cabinets, showers with body sprays, jet-flush toilets, and claw-footed tubs are commonplace. And new water heating methods and water conservation techniques add to the design elements. Laundry rooms have also grown up. In this section, we’ll look at what’s

Bathroom Design – Creating a Relaxing Sanctuary2017-10-27T07:52:32+00:00