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Environmentally friendly water saving taps – the conundrum of how to save water

This post has been on my mind for quite a while, it’s been milling in my subconscious like a lazy fly. So today I got the electric fly-zapper out and started writing. We all know that water is the cheapest scarce commodity in the world. No-one really sits every month and studies their water usage. The fact is deep down in our subconscious mind it is also milling around like a lazy fly that we…

Bathrooms wall mounted basin mixer chilli-b
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Disadvantages of wall mounted basin mixers

Someone asked me the other day what is the disadvantage of wall mounted basin mixers. For a second or so I just could not understand why the question came up, I mean, if it fits your style, fit it.  But after sleeping over it there are some issues to consider.  I have compiled the most important advantages and disadvantages of wall mounted basin mixers: Disadvantages of wall mounted basin mixers: You are limited in mirror…

Kitchens
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Zip HydroTap Compact2

The Zip HydroTap Compact2 The Zip HydroTap Compact2 is the most advanced boiling and chilled water system for residential use today. Initially it might seem a bit pricey, but if you think about it, instant boiling or chilled water is an awesome feature.  No more waiting for  the kettle to boil, no more opening and closing of the refrigerator causing the milk to go off.  This tap will be one of the most used items…

Kitchens
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Zip HydroTap Miniboil Elite

Zip HydroTap Miniboil Elite Features Super-compact, super-simple instant boiling water system for home kitchens. Press the red touch pad and safety lock together for filtered boiling water, instantly. No more waiting for water to boil for tea, coffee and cooking. Press the blue touch pad for filtered ambient water, instantly. Great tasting freshly filtered water for cool drinks and cooking. Permanent safety lock requires two finger operation to access boiling water. Temperature status indicator light…

Sinks
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NEW! – Complete new range of kitchen sinks

We are proud to announce a complete new range of coloured kitchen sinks. Blanco, one of the leading manufacturers of upmarket kitchen sinks (in stainless steel and Silgranit™) and matching kitchen sink mixers. So what is so great about these new range of sinks: Well, they are super easy to clean Extremely durable due to the materials used and have a patented hygiene formula that makes these sinks one of the most hygienic sinks on…

Taps & Mixers
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Taps and mixers explained Part II (Bath mixers)

It amazes me that the selection of the equipment to fill a bath has so much emotional dynamics and complications that it often undermines logic functionality during the long and tedious process. Huh, I hear you say….in your mind. be patient and all will be revealed.  Before we start talking about bath mixers, we need to talk about your bath. Your plumber will put pressure on you to select and/or buy your taps, especially the concealed shower…

Taps & Mixers
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Taps and Mixers explained – Part I (Basins)

Many people walk into our shop and have no idea what ‘tap’ should go where, never mind what they are called.  For instance, there are pillar taps, bar taps, sink mixers, basin mixers, bath mixers and concealed mixers..huh?  No wonder we are confused.  I think the Americans have it right, they call em all faucets, no matter where you put it.  We apparently need to make things a little more difficult, maybe that is the…