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More stories about Sinks

  • Seamless Drains

    Lenova has redesigned its stainless steel sinks to eliminate the yuck factor

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    The Ilbagnoalessi One collection features a curvy, minimalist design.

  • P-Trap With Built-In Clog Buster

    Instead of plunging, snaking, or pouring harsh chemicals down a stopped-up drain, how about just turning a dial?

  • Weathertight Windows

    How a wet-climate builder details the layers to keep out the rain.

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    Prevent structural problems and failed inspections by avoiding these common installation errors.

  • Using Nail Guns for Vinyl Windows

    Q: Is it okay to use pneumatic nailers to install vinyl windows, or would that void the manufacturers warranty?

  • Leaky Air-Conditioner Coil

    After replacing both a condensate pan and a pump, the plumber fixing my client's leaky air-conditioning coil finally determined that the problem was actually in the condensate drain. The drain's small trap was clogged with a mucuslike substance; unclogging it was a simple repair that took just a...

  • Deep Traps

    My client's kitchen sink has a shallow 6-inch-deep bowl, and the drain connection is located in the wall rather than the floor. She would like to replace the sink with one that has a much deeper bowl, but that will place the bottom of the bowl at nearly the same level as the drain opening. Is it...

  • Outdoor Kitchens for the South Coast

    Outdoor kitchens are a popular amenity in the seaside homes of well-heeled clients. But when designing an outdoor kitchen in the hot and humid Gulf, builders must take care to use durable materials that can take a beating. Pat Curry looks at how to craft these appealing spaces while making sure...