Moen makes bathroom safety beautiful

More than one in three seniors over age 65 fall each year. According to the National Institute on Aging, 80 percent of those falls take place in the bathroom. Hard, slippery surfaces make the bathroom the most dangerous room in the home for the elderly.

Thankfully, it doesn’t take a major renovation to accommodate the safety measures recommended by experts on aging. Moen offers a full selection of products that allow people to age in place while maintaining the beauty of their bathroom.

Because people instinctively reach for a towel bar to steady themselves or regain their balance in the bathroom, installing […]

Kohler bathtubs offer the ultimate in relaxation

There is nothing quite like relaxing in a hot bath at the end of a stressful day.  Soaking away muscle tightness caused by anxiety is helpful for anyone struggling with the demands of family and career. Relaxing in a hot bath also is helpful in alleviating muscle aches that come with aging.

The practice of hydrotherapy goes back centuries. Some credit Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, with first recognizing the therapeutic benefits of water. Others give the nod to the ancient Egyptians. Either way, evidence of water therapy that began in antiquity continued through the ages – a time-tested validation of […]

Get the most out of your hot water heater

The quality of water heaters keeps improving, and today’s energy efficient models will give you a long life of hot water comfort. But let’s face it, nothing lasts forever, and your hot water tank is no exception. Here are some things to do to extend the life of your water heater to get the most life out of it.

One of the best tips is to regularly maintain your tank. Have a plumber check your tank annually to make sure it’s functioning properly. He will be able to identify any problems before they can threaten the integrity of the tank. He’ll […]

Upgrade your shower with a Grohe Retro-Fit Shower System

Today’s brand-new homes feature very luxurious enhancements to the full bathroom — from oversized garden tubs with whirlpool action to multi-spray showers. Homeowners who are not planning to buy or build a new home can still have that spa-like shower experience thanks to the Grohe Retro-Fit Shower System.

Grohe makes it easy to upgrade an existing shower with a luxurious, multi-spray experience akin to a walk in an Amazon rain forest. Quick and easy to install, the Grohe Retro-Fit Shower System does not require homeowners to change the tiles or remove any of the original shower enclosure. The Grohe Retro-Fit Shower […]