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Everything you need to make informed decisions about showers, countertops, and the materials and processes that go into producing them.

The Ultimate Solid Surface Shower Cleaning Guide

The Ultimate Solid Surface Shower Cleaning Guide

Solid surface showers are simple to clean and maintain. You don’t have to put in any backbreaking work like you would with fiberglass and other less sturdy materials. Here are 3 steps to keeping your solid surface shower clean: Continue reading “The Ultimate Solid Surface Shower Cleaning Guide”

Quartz vs. Granite: Which One Comes Out on Top?

Quartz vs. Granite: Which One Comes Out on Top?

Spoiler Alert: Quartz isn’t better than granite, but granite isn’t better than quartz, either. That’s like asking whether red or white wine are better.  Like the best wines, it all comes down to personal taste, and what you are pairing it with. Quartz is the more resilient of the two, but some kitchens don’t look right without the unique colors and flow of granite.  While we won’t be able to tell you which one is right for you, we can definitely help you get closer to making the right choice. Continue reading “Quartz vs. Granite: Which One Comes Out on Top?”

Comparing Quartz to Solid Surface Countertops: Knowing the Differences

Comparing Quartz to Solid Surface Countertops: Knowing the Differences

When it comes to remodeling your kitchen or creating a custom kitchen, three of the top projects in this space involve the floors, cabinets, and countertops. Selecting the best countertop not only provides you with the right amount of space for prepping meals, but it also gives you a beautiful, functional surface that can withstand daily wear-and-tear while lasting for decades. Continue reading “Comparing Quartz to Solid Surface Countertops: Knowing the Differences”

Upgrade to the Custom Luxury Shower You Have Always Wanted

Upgrade to the Custom Luxury Shower You Have Always Wanted

Is your shower everything that you have always wanted? Are you looking for a bigger space so you can have a separate bath and shower area?

For some homeowners, their ordinary shower just isn’t providing them with a pleasing experience. You may want to transform your shower area into a luxury bathing place with body spray jets and rainfall shower heads. Also, you may simply be thinking about making it more convenient for all members of the family with a shower bench, recessed lighting, shower bars and storage areas. Continue reading “Upgrade to the Custom Luxury Shower You Have Always Wanted”

Shower Leaks? Prevention Tips to Maintain a Dry Bathroom Space

Shower Leaks? Prevention Tips to Maintain a Dry Bathroom Space

Whether you own a home, or you are in the hospitality business as you provide lodging for guests, one of the absolute worst things to deal with is a shower leak. It takes time, work and money to first explore the source of the leak, and then to figure out the best way to fix it while causing minimal damage to the bathroom space. Shower leaks can appear in a range of places: the shower arm, the shower head/faucet valves, grout gaps between tiles, and the base drains. Here are the prevention tips you can use to stop shower leaks and minimize water damage. Continue reading “Shower Leaks? Prevention Tips to Maintain a Dry Bathroom Space”

Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes When Designing Your University Bathrooms

Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes When Designing Your University Bathrooms

University bathrooms are all just the same exact thing, right? A generic blueprint that’s been used in hundreds of facilities and serves the same purpose, equally as effective—or ineffective—as anyplace else. Of course, that’s certainly not the case. When designing or renovating the bathrooms at your university’s residence halls or dorms, it’s essential to avoid common mistakes, while appropriately planning for the future. Use this guide to get started. Continue reading “Don’t Make These 4 Mistakes When Designing Your University Bathrooms”

Fiberglass VS Solid Surface: Pick the Best for Long-Term Enjoyment

Fiberglass VS Solid Surface: Pick the Best for Long-Term Enjoyment

One of the most popular renovation projects for the home is a bathroom remodel, second only to a kitchen makeover. When it comes to the bathroom renovation, the shower area always gets a bit of TLC, yet in today’s market, shower base materials have been getting a lot of flak lately. Walk into your local Lowe’s or Home Depot, and you will be overwhelmed by fiberglass shower bases. Continue reading “Fiberglass VS Solid Surface: Pick the Best for Long-Term Enjoyment”