Read below for the answer to frequently asked questions – or, for a more personalized approach to your unique needs, contact one of our product experts for a one-on-one consultation.

A: Most pullout kitchen faucets have a vacuum breaker. Therefore, once you turn the faucet off it will drip for a few seconds to let any residual water out of the hose. This ensures a continuously clean faucet spout extending the life of your faucet.

A: Both valves will protect you from a drastic temperature change should someone flush a toilet or turn on water while you are in the shower. Pressure balance valves will balance the hot and cold based on pressure. Thermostatic valves sense the temperature shift and balance the hot and cold water accordingly.

A: There are a number of choices beyond the traditional chrome finish. These include brushed nickel, oil rubbed bronze, matte black, even vibrant colors mixed with chrome.

A: Our manufacturers do NOT recommend using these in your toilet tank because it may deteriorate the components in the tank.

A: The ADA or comfort height toilets are an average of 1” to 2” higher from the finished floor to the top of the bowl. Depending on the manufacturer this exact measurement may vary.

A: HET (high efficiency toilet) is a term that describes a toilet that flushes 20% less than the US maximum of 1.6 GPF (gallons per flush). This equates to an average of 1.28 GPF and savings on your utility bill while you help conserve our clean water resources.

A: While every space requires an expert’s insight and willingness to work with you – generally speaking we recommend a layered strategy that mixes complementary, task, ambient, accent and decorative options.

A: We find the best fit to be LED strip lights that feature low heat, easy to install format, low profile and a lengthy lifespan.

A: Dimming will increase the life of your incandescent or halogen bulbs, reduce energy consumption and can create mood or task lighting. NOTE: All LED’s have special dimming needs.

A: We recommend LED wall sconces on either side of the bathroom mirror featuring casting even, shadowless light with little to no heat or glare.

A: There are quite a few advantages that come with LED lighting including no heat, a solid material and both money and energy consumption savings. Furthermore, LED provides increased functionality such as colour, size and directional options.

Resources

To further assist you, here are a few documents designed to help guide your next building or renovation project.

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