May 7, 2012

Both kitchen and bathroom renovations have increased 17% from two years ago, according to a survey conducted by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), with bathroom remodels cited as a common job by 78% of remodelers and kitchen remodels at 69%. Since 2009, bathrooms and kitchens have switched places in popularity, with bathroom remodels moving into the top spot as the most common type of remodeling project. 

April 26, 2012

TOTO, the plumbing manufacturer best known for its high-end toilets, and Villeroy & Boch, a leading European bathroom brand, have announced a sales alliance that will make all Villeroy & Boch USA bathroom products available through the distribution and sales channels of TOTO USA. This will include a complete range of products, such as toilets, decorative lavatories and washbasins, tubs, showers, accessories, vanities and bathroom furniture. 

November 10, 2011

Results from the third-quarter survey from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) indicated a 42% rise in showroom traffic and a 36% increase in kitchen remodel sales volumes from one year ago, as well as a significant increase -- 85% -- in bathroom sales over the third quarter of 2010.  Overall, kitchen and bath remodeling revenues reported by NKBA dealer members rose 69% in year-over-year figures.

September 1, 2011

The City of Hope has received a three-year, $535,000 grant from The Home Depot Foundation that will enable it to remodel the main facilities office of Hope Village, a housing complex located on the cancer center’s campus.

Hope Village provides residential units for 40 patients and their caregivers while they are undergoing cancer treatment. The grant will help upgrade electricity and plumbing and bathroom fixtures in the office, which provides shared facilities for those staying at Hope Village.

August 2, 2011

A survey of a nationally representative sample of 1,000 consumers conducted by San Francisco-based research firm MarketTools suggests that their next home improvement project will most likely take place in some room other than the kitchen or bathroom.

Almost a third of future projects were described as “other room” in the study, conducted July 8 to 10 using MarketTools ZoomPanel of opted-in consumers. 

April 4, 2011

Piscataway, N.J.-based American Standard's 2011 Responsible Bathroom Tour begins rolling this month with stops at more than 100 plumbing wholesale locations. 

The star of the show is a walk-through mobile plumbing showroom displaying WaterSense-certified toilets, faucets and shower heads.

November 16, 2010

A Gettysburg, Pa., resident will be receiving a $2,500 bathroom makeover, thanks to a True...

March 16, 2008

At the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (K/BIS), one can always see trends from all...