This is how the toilet was invented — and actually got its name

Q: One evening as friends and I were discussing the vital topics of the day, I happened to mention that the flush toilet was invented back in Elizabethan times by some nobleman named “John.” Hence, for centuries, men in particular have said they are “going to the john,” i.e., bathroom. My friends think I’m nuts![…]

The Most Popular Bath Splurges This Year

If you’re considering remodeling your master bathroom, which features do you most want to upgrade? If you’re like a large contingent of renovating homeowners who shared their priorities with Houzz recently, your shower area may top the list. Showers are a popular feature to change: The survey found that 81 percent of renovating homeowners upgraded[…]

InSinkErator Food-Waste Disposers

Evolution Series® Engineered to handle even the toughest food waste – and do it more quietly than ever – Evolution Series is the most advanced line of garbage disposals available anywhere. InSinkErator’s Evolution PRO Series food-waste disposers provide quiet performance through patented MultiGrind and SoundSeal technologies. These professional-grade disposers grind almost any food waste, quickly[…]

American Standard’s Sustainability Commitment

Making life healthier, safer and more beautiful at home, at work, and throughout the world—this is the vision of American Standard Brands. Providing water-conserving plumbing products that never sacrifice performance. Offering industry-leading warranties that guarantee reliability. Sustaining life, the environment, and the precious natural resource of water. As an advocate of water efficient products, American[…]

Grohe SmartControl

INTELLIGENTLY DESIGNED, INTUITIVELY CONTROLLED The GROHE Rapido® SmartBox and GROHE SmartControl® together offer a huge number of benefits. At first, it’s the slim, streamlined design of GROHE SmartControl that draws your attention. But then you discover all the qualities hidden behind the beautiful exterior and those elegant buttons: the perfect control for an individual shower[…]