Garbage Disposal VS Composting: What’s my best option?

I believe that the garbage disposal vs composting debate should be primarily about where you live, how much land you have, and whether or not you have a septic tank. Because there are definite pros and cons associated with both options, where the end goal for both is getting food waste out of your kitchen Read more about Garbage Disposal VS Composting: What’s my best option?[…]

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My Garbage Disposal Smells Like Sewage: What to do?

A generally bad-smelling garbage disposal is not entirely unusual. However, if you can be more specific about what those smells remind you of, it becomes easier to identify and correct the problem. The type of smell will tell you something about where it’s coming from and whether it’s actually originating at your garbage disposal or Read more about My Garbage Disposal Smells Like Sewage: What to do?[…]

Garbage Disposal Smells? 6 Tool-Free Fixes

While helpful, garbage disposals can – in some cases – produce a foul-smelling odor that might be noticeable even when the unit is not running. If you’re experiencing this with your disposal and you can smell something bad even when the sink is empty and you’re simply standing above or near it (not stooping down for Read more about Garbage Disposal Smells? 6 Tool-Free Fixes[…]

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How much does a farmhouse sink cost?

A Shaw farmhouse sink by Rohl. Flickr Commons Image via SchnaarsYou’re looking to buy a farmhouse sink. Maybe you’re renovating a kitchen or just replacing an outdated sink, and you want to know what to expect to spend in this area. So I’m looking to provide an approximate answer for this question: How much does a farmhouse Read more about How much does a farmhouse sink cost?[…]

Can a farmhouse sink be top mounted?

There are essentially two different ways to mount any kitchen sink.  You can either mount it over the countertop, where the lip of the sink rests on the countertop itself, or it can be mounted underneath the countertop where it’s supported from the bottom of the sink by cabinets and/or framing. Farmhouse sinks are typically installed Read more about Can a farmhouse sink be top mounted?[…]

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Farmhouse Sink Installation Options & Considerations

There are few different things to consider when assessing your farmhouse sink installation options. These might also be referred to as “mounting types.” Primarily, there’s the issue what installation type will be used. For farmhouse sinks, also called Apron sinks, it will usually be one of the following:Undermount attached to countertops Apron undermount with reinforced cabinetsLet’s Read more about Farmhouse Sink Installation Options & Considerations[…]

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Will farmhouse sinks go out of style?

Will farmhouse sinks go out of style? Not any time soon. Flickr Commons image via MajjieHome trends do change, but thankfully, they change a lot slower than most others. Fashion, for example, and technology trends are quite difficult to keep home up. However, home building and decorating trends tend to have more longevity. Perhaps too much Read more about Will farmhouse sinks go out of style?[…]

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Do farmhouse sinks stain? The Surprising Answer

Farmhouse sinks are beautiful, but they’re also a bit of an unknown commodity. They’re a newer fad in home interior and design, which means there’s a lot of mystery surrounding them and how they function. In this article, I’m going to answer this frequently asked question: Do farmhouse sinks stain? Let’s start with the short and simple Read more about Do farmhouse sinks stain? The Surprising Answer[…]

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Can a farmhouse sink have a garbage disposal?

Farmhouse sinks can be the centerpiece of a kitchen’s aesthetic appeal. I know when my wife and I did our kitchen renovation, the farmhouse sink was one of our favorite parts. They look fantastic, are usually larger than a typical top-mount sink, and tend to last much longer.  If you want to shop for one, checkout Read more about Can a farmhouse sink have a garbage disposal?[…]