Collection O Bathroom Faucets from THG Paris

Collection O through Studio Putman combines the creatives of Christofle, the late Andree Putman and THG. The “O” design was originally introduced by Putman for Christofle in 2002 as part of the Vertigo collection but its popularity with modern and contemporary design aficionados has kept this simple yet poignant design feature alive and going strong. The “O” has now been expanded into its own “Collection O” for a beautifully fluid bathroom faucet and tap set that is available in a variety of chrome and gold finishes. This clean lined gooseneck faucet … (read more)

Myths and facts about selecting kitchen sinks and faucets

Myths and facts about selecting kitchen sinks and faucets

With more styles to choose from, sinks and faucets are no longer an afterthought in planning a kitchen remodel. To find durable sinks and functional faucets, the testers at Consumer Reports rolled up their sleeves and stained and scoured 18 double-bowl sinks and 16 single-handle pullout faucets. We also dropped blunt and sharp objects into the sinks, which were made of six different materials, and put hot pots in them. The results may surprise you.

Myth: Sink brand matters most
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Cleaning Your Water Heater and Some Tips

Cleaning out the water heater might be some people’s idea of a fun day’s activity, but it sure isn’t mine. If you really plan to take this job on, please read on for what essortment.com has to say and be certain that your are ready for the task. Once you start, you’ve got to finish or you’ll be getting soapy water from your faucets for quite a while.

Mineral deposits in the tank, or problems caused by them, are the most common reasons to clean a tank. If you have a gas water … (read more)

Sinks and Faucets

There are many new looks and styles for sinks that depart from the typical bowl configuration.

Newer designs include geometrically shaped sinks made from glass, and stainless steel sinks with long, narrow stream-shaped basins.

A distinctive, contemporary sink gives a stylish flair and becomes a striking attraction in your kitchen, while still remaining functional. There are just a few things to consider when selecting a kitchen sink.

Size and Shape

Sink sizes range from S to XXL, so there’s a model to fit every kitchen. If space is an issue or if you … (read more)