It is Time for the Water Works

Over the years of my constructing homes, one aspect that has been always a secondary thought was plumbing fixtures. My attitude was if it flushed and did not back up it was fine. It took many years and many plumbers and interior designers to get me into a more refined frame of reference when it…

Example of a luxurious bathroom built by Rick Bernard of Bernard Custom Homes for the Barritz, popular in the 1980-90s.

Thoughts on Hot Water Energy

As the primary maintenance guy for my home, I like under counter mounted sinks, because of the ease of clean-up. The raised lip of self rimming sinks is a constant challenge to clean up. No more, just sweep the water and /or crumbs directly into the bowl. Presto-no hassle! As I work on the plans…