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”
Tower Industries will be exhibiting at the 54th ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition, taking place in Indianapolis, IN August 6 – August 9, 2017. ASHE is a trusted national conference and exhibition for health care facility management and engineering professionals. More than 3,500 industry professionals attend ASHE to share perspectives on health care and gather on-site information on healthcare compliance, codes and standard updates, and emerging trends. Continue reading “Tower is headed to the 54th ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition”
Tower Industries, Inc is pleased to announce the launch of its newly-redesigned website towersurfaces.com. Along with a more contemporary design, changes have been made to the site-wide navigation to help homeowners, designers and architects find the information they need faster. Continue reading “Tower Industries Unveils New Website”
So maybe you’re at that point in your renovation where you’re considering materials for the all-important countertop. You’re browsing places like Pinterest and Houzz and asking friends on Facebook and Twitter. You keep hearing about two popular surfacing materials: natural stone (which people typically refer to as granite) and quartz. Problem is, you’re not sure what the difference is.
Don’t worry: I’m here clear things up.
Picture this: you’ve just gotten in from a vigorous run or a game of tennis or a marathon gardening session in the backyard. You’re hot. You’re sweaty. You’re just itching to jump into the shower. You race to the bathroom, turn on the faucet, strip down, and step inside when WHAM! You slip. Luckily, you catch yourself, but just barely.
If you’ve watched a single episode of any home flipping show on HGTV or DIY Network, you’d think the number one choice in countertops must be granite. And, while granite countertops definitely offer a splendid appearance, the well-known material does have its downfalls.
Looking for a way to update the look of your kitchen? While new cabinets can go a long way toward transforming your space, nothing beats replacing your old countertops with something new. You have quite a few choices when it comes to material, though, so it pays to know a bit more about those options in order to make an informed decision. Two of the most popular materials are natural stone and solid surface countertops. What are the differences, and which is better for your needs?