What is a Socially Sustainable Bathroom

What is a Socially Sustainable Bathroom

Independence is frequently lost because of difficulties using the bathroom without assistance.  Universal bathroom design should focus on keeping people independent. The seven principles of Universal Design have been developed by experts all over the world to help describe what we mean by Universal Design.  These points apply to all types of users including children, […]

Designing the Perfect Transitional Bathroom

Designing the Perfect Transitional Bathroom

“Designing the Perfect Transitional Bathroom” is reprinted with permission from www.sink.com. Traditional meets contemporary in transitional bathroom design As elegant and timeless as a simple black dress with a bead of pearls, transitional design takes classic and contemporary design and spins it into timeless beauty and practicality. This is not limited to kitchens and other […]

Mold in Water Pipes

Mold in Water Pipes

Mold in Water Pipes I occasionally get asked if it is possible for mold to grow inside of water pipes and filters.  The answer is, although rare, it is possible to have mold in your drinking water.  I have seen it. Mold is a fungus that needs water, oxygen and an organic food source to […]

How To Increase Water Pressure

How To Increase Water Pressure

A frequently asked question from homeowners with private wells, is how to increase water pressure. If you have a well and experience problems from low water pressure, such as: Weak showers Drops in pressure when performing more than one water-related task at one time (taking a shower and flushing a toilet) Unclean dishes coming out […]

Water Conditioning Applications

Water Conditioning Applications

Water Conditioning Applications by Kenneth May, CWS-VI Several weeks ago I had lunch with Glenn Gruett.  Glenn is the founder of Water-Right water conditioning products in Appleton, WI, and has been in this business for over 50 years.  He is widely known as one of the most successful persons in the water conditioning industry.  During […]

Infiltrator EZflow

Infiltrator EZflow

Infiltrator EZflow Case Study Resource Management Company (RMC) needed to replace an inadequate and failing wastewater treatment system at the company’s Waste Recycling Center. RMC turned to Infiltrator Systems, including Infiltrator EZflow, for a simple, easy to monitor system design. Infiltrator EZflow is an environmentally friendly replacement to traditional stone and pipe drainfields. Septic System […]

Toto Faucets

Toto Faucets

Toto faucets come in a wide range of styles and price levels.  The quality of Toto faucets is unsurpassed, and Toto backs their product with a lifetime warranty. At TOTO, we think your bathroom should be more than just a functional room. After all, there is no other space in your home that is as […]

Pesticides in Water

Pesticides in Water

Finding pesticides in water, especially drinking water, is a health concern.  Public water systems monitor pesticide levels; however, if you have a private well it is recommended that you test your water once a year. How do pesticides get into drinking water? Surface water runoff can carry pesticides from areas such as agricultural fields, golf […]

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