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Have you heard about the new Smart Toilet Seats? You may be interested in upgrading to smart bath options, and a toilet seat is a great place to start. Kohler makes a line of Cleansing Seats that can make your ordinary toilet seat into a mini-bidet. You can choose from a variety of options: LED […]

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Everything else in modern homes is getting smart these days, so why not your bathroom? If the sky’s the limit, Kohler has an Intelligent Toilet (!) they have just unveiled. The NumiĀ® offers: Motion-activated hands free seat opening and closing Adjustable heated seat and foot warmer Bluetooth speakers Touchscreen remote Advanced cleansing capability All for […]

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The answer should be a resounding YES! Flooding of your home can happen from a leaky water heater, a pinhole crack in a water pipe, or a leaky appliance. To the left, see the creative solution to a leaky toilet above this first floor bathroom that one of our plumbers found recently. That’s hardly a […]

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Now that winter has settled in, and especially with sub-zero overnights common in January, some extra attention to your plumbing will pay off. If you’ve ever had frozen pipes you know how damaging they can be – pipe replacement for sure, and sometimes causing flooding. Especially if your house is older and has water supply […]

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Plumbing Fixture Costs UP We’ve all noticed prices going up, whether it’s at the gas pump or the grocery store. Our plumbing supply houses have all announced price increases. The prices we pay for water heaters, filtration systems, even toilets, faucets, piping, and sealants, all have gone up in the last six months. Some costs […]

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Straight out of our customers’ files: We had a panicked caller on the line last month, screaming into the phone, “There’s water spraying out all over our basement!” The calm, soothing voice of our general manager talked her through the process of locating her home’s main shut off valve and stopping the water. We followed […]

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On a recent trip to the dentist, I ducked into the rest room before what promised to be a lengthy stay in the dental chair. I set my purse (unzipped, natch) on the sink and turned away. Next thing I knew, I heard the faucet turn on. NO NO NO Nooo! My purse had fallen […]

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A case right out of our customer files: recently, a new customer called us after they had just had a different contractor finish a full bathroom remodel in their basement. Right after the work was completed, the laundry tub and floor drain in the basement started backing up. They called us, and after attempting to […]

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Any international travel plans in your future? You might want to check out the bathrooms in your destination. In Japan, for example, some education in how to use the public restrooms can be helpful. Pictured here is the control panel for a toilet common in public restrooms. If ya gotta go, how do you flush […]

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