Day: July 15, 2022


House (2015 Movie)

Bathrooms by Noken, a PORCELANOSA Group company, combine design, sustainability, elegance, and resistance. Unless acknowledged in another way for your country in Part 14, we might, without notice, add or remove functionalities or options, create new limits to the Providers, or briefly or completely droop or cease a Service. Designer Caitlin Murray switches it up on this toilet with a gorgeous pale pink, 1950’s impressed self-importance. Stylish birdcage pendant lights hang over an expansive, marble-topped island, creating a comfy place to collect on this vibrant, sunny kitchen.

A wealthy wooden island serves as the main prep area on this minimalist …

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Sustainable kitchen ideas: 12 ways to an eco-friendly space

Designing a sustainable kitchen should be an integral part of your plans if you are remodelling, and thanks to the latest innovations and materials, it shouldn’t be the uphill struggle you might think. 

Whether you love the sophistication of sleek, modern designs or gravitate towards the timeless style of farmhouse designs, a few simple changes and conscious decisions will help you to make sure that your kitchen ideas don’t cost the earth.

Sustainable kitchen ideas

When it comes to designing a sustainable kitchen there are two approaches. Some of us like our kitchens to look sustainable, heavily drawing on reclaimed

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JavaVino restaurant celebrates new ownership of historic La

Tina and Howard Schumaker, the owners of La Crosse’s JavaVino restaurant in La Crosse, recently became the owners of the property after renting the space since 2012.

The official purchase was made on July 1, and includes the properties of 2309 and 2311 State Road, both of which were owned by the Stroeh family. With the properties now under the Schumaker’s ownership, plans for change and expansion are already underway.


Students Kaytlin Bronkhorst, left, and Megan Cahill study at JavaVino in this 2012 file photo.

“It was very important to us to solidify that JavaVino

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Company offers refund after homeowner’s year-long struggle

MADISON (WKOW) — What was supposed to be a simple remodel has turned into a headache for one Madison homeowner.

“I want a refund. I have no intention of doing business with them,” Robert Abendroth said.

Abendroth wants his money back. He said last September he paid the company Weathersealed Wisconsin just over $2,100 to remodel his bathroom. Almost a year later, work hasn’t even started.

“It’s very frustrating,” he said.

Robert wanted his bathroom remodeled because of a disability.

“It’s really difficult for me to get in and out of a tub, and that’s the primary reason was to

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Before our homes got smart: 7 vintage home appliances that

Written by Jacopo Prisco, CNN

Dutch designer Jaro Gielens’ basement is a sight to behold: The 1,000-square-foot space has been converted into a vault for one of the world’s largest collections of small household appliances from the 1960s to the 1990s — featuring mostly items in mint-condition. A niche pursuit, you might be thinking, but together these items hold stories that reach far beyond the walls of his home.

“A unique fact is that all items are complete with the original packaging,” he said in an email interview. “The pictures and graphics on the box best illustrate how these products

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How Bad Are the Germs in Public Restrooms, Really?

More important than whether you use a cover, or sit or hover, is how well you clean your hands after using the bathroom, Dr. Donner said. Thanks to the toilet plume effect and the use of hand air dryers, which she said can spread germs from wet hands or nearby open trash cans as far as 10 feet, any surface in a public restroom — flush handles, stall latches, sink taps and exit doors, for example — can be contaminated. And the most common route of infection is “the charmingly termed ‘fecal-oral route,’” which occurs when pathogens from an infected

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