Plumbing Inspiration

Should Lead Pipes Have You Worried?

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

The city of Flint has brought attention to an important issue: water quality and the presence of lead pipes. Heavy metal lead pipes are buried in city systems all across the United States. Water authorities add certain chemicals to prevent corrosion of…

The Plumber Who Saved Washington

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

In 1865, the half-day rate for a plumber and assistant was $3.25 and lead sold for 60 cents per pound. But this Civil War-era invoice reveals a much bigger tale. “See how they used to do this?” said my father…

10 of the Most Splashiest Hotel Bathrooms

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

  (CNN) — Today’s hotel bathrooms are more than the sum of their sinks and shower heads. They serve as ultimate sanctuaries, providing the comforts of home or transporting guests to another realm. “We’re seeing more attention to details,” says…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – USA

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – India

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – Japan

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – Zambia

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – Romania

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – Kenya

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – Ethiopia

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – Haiti

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

What It Means to Have a Decent Toilet – Australia

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

The exhibition My Toilet: Global stories from women and girls, reflects on the dignity afforded by private access to a toilet.  It quite literally depicts women with their toilets, which range from large, expensive bathrooms to holes dug in the…

History of InSinkErator

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

It was 1927 and John W. Hammes, a Racine architect, was in his basement trying to make life better in the kitchen.  After watching his wife clean up messy food waste after dinner, he had an idea.  What if food…

A Plumber and a Rugby Player

Monday, August 18th, 2014

  A VET, a plumber and a police officer swept England to sporting glory last night by being part of the team to win the Women’s Rugby World Cup. The early evening victory polished off what had already been a…

Oprah Winfrey, A Plumber?

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

January 13, 2014 ‐ Posted By Veronica Wells Source: Instagram We know Oprah is no stranger to hard work. But these days with all the money she’s earned and accumulated for herself, she doesn’t have to get her hands dirty…