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June 13 at #KBtribechat – Bathroom Design Trends

A mid-year review

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This week we’re pinning to our KBtribechat group board – Bathroom Design Ideas.  Let us know if you would like to be added to that Pinterest board.

Our KBtribechat Questions: 

1. Bathroom cabinetry is evolving! What bathroom furniture styles are becoming popular?

We want to see pictures!

2. Decorative hardware is becoming an essential design component on cabinetry. What finishes and types are you specifying or want to use?

3. What countertop and sink styles are you specifying for today’s bathroom?

4. What faucet and shower valve handle styles and finishes are you excited about? Do you have a go to selection or does it vary by project? Are you specifying fancy drain covers and linear drains? So many choices!

5. Tile for bathroom flooring and showers has become very popular. Why do you see this trend continuing? Share beautiful images of bathroom tile inspiration!

6. Many lighting options are available for the bathroom! What are your favorites?

7. What features are you integrating into today’s bathroom designs?

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on Wednesday, June 13

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

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Bathroom Design – Where Are We Headed?

A design discussion.

Sponsored and Hosted by Blackman Plumbing.

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The KBtribechat Questions: 

1. Bathroom cabinetry is evolving! What bathroom furniture styles are becoming popular?

We want to see pictures!

2. Decorative hardware is becoming an essential design component on cabinetry. What finishes and types are you specifying or want to use?

3. Do you coordinate sinks, tub and toilet by suite? Explain your selection process! What are your favorites? What colors?

4. What faucet and shower valve handle styles and finishes are you excited about? Do you have a go to selection or does it vary by project?

5. Tile for bathroom flooring and showers has become very popular. Why do you see this trend continuing? Share beautiful images of bathroom tile inspiration!

6. Many lighting options are available for the bathroom! What are your favorites?

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Blackman is one of the nation’s largest family-owned and managed suppliers of plumbing, heating, industrial, waterworks and HVAC equipment. With 22 fully-stocked branches and showrooms located throughout the metropolitan New York area, Blackman has become a convenient, reliable resource for today’s building and remodeling professionals.  Blackman provides the supplies you need, when you need them, in stock and at the right price.

Join this Twitter Chat discussion

on Wednesday, September 28th

from 2 to 3pm eastern time

by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets!

Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat.

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Zeroing in on the Sink Area

A general discussion on interesting products, finishes and styles for the sink area of the Kitchen and Bath

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The sink is the most used area in the kitchen and bathroom.

Faucets – Any exciting new styles, finishes or features to report? What are your go to brands for quality and why? What are your most used styles and finishes, or does it always vary?

Sinks –  Do you have a sink preference and why? Share your favorites…we want to see pictures!

Countertops – According to the International Surface Fabricators Association laminate is the number one in demand U.S. countertop surface followed, in order, by natural stone, solid surface, engineered stone and tile.

Please share any new, exciting countertop finds!  What countertop surfaces to you prefer to specify and why? Are your clients asking for specific materials ?

Lighting – Designers often complain about can lights, thinking this look is now dated and can be improved. Do you find a decrease in the use of can lights?  What lighting ideas do you have in place of can lights for general lighting in the kitchen?

 

Join our Twitter discussion on Wednesday, April 9th, from 2 to 3pm easter time by adding #KBtribechat to your tweets.

Here is the transcript for this KBtribechat.

 

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Celebrating Fix A Leak Week

Happy spring! A great season to start fresh and make a positive change;  it’s a perfect time to remind others to be conscious of their water use. WaterSense® is kicking things off with its fifth annual “Fix A Leak Week” (FALW)  March 18-24. As a longtime WaterSense partner with over 220 WaterSense-certified models, the March 20th #KBTribeChat sponsor and host @HansgroheUSA is a major proponent of the cause. In honor of the program, they will use the 2-3PM EST session as a platform to provide water saving tips & tools, info about eco-products, and hear what others have to say about water saving issues.

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Join in by following @kbtribechat and @HansgroheUSA and adding hashtag #kbtribechat #FALW to your tweets. Hansgrohe also encourages participants to include these additional hash tags and handles to entice others to chime in:  #watersense @epawatersense #waterwednesday #water #h2o #eco #green #sustainability

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About Hansgrohe

Founded in 1901, Hansgrohe is the premium brand for bathroom and kitchen fixtures, and a market leader in showers and shower systems, as well as thermostat, pressure balance and ceramic cartridge technology. A winner of numerous awards throughout the world, Hansgrohe is regarded as one of the leading innovators in technology and design, with countless inventions and 2,000 + patents. In North America, Hansgrohe is proud to be an ever-growing and vital outpost of the German brand, currently celebrating 25 years of excellence. At its Alpharetta, Georgia home, it offers products that combine masterful German-engineering with skilled American assembly and craftsmanship.

Here is the transcript for this 3/20/2013 kbtribechat.

 

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