IFDA’s Virtual Gab Fest Shop Talk

by Jim Nowakowski IFDA (International Furnishings and Design Association) Illinois Chapter held a virtual “Gab Fest” on May 21, 2020 over ZOOM. I was invited not only as a member, but having participated as a speaker for this organization in the past. For over an hour, we had a great discussion about what members were […]

Cheviot’s New Sink Series

Products designed for your clients and customers…   Cheviot Products is a leading supplier of bathroom fixtures to major bathroom distributors and wholesalers, and is a preferred brand specified by designers throughout the Midwest. Their new bathroom sink line is just what your customers have been looking for! KB-Resource examined some of these products, but […]

We’re All in Hot Water – Or Should Be

A KB-Resource Editorial Special Report No one has to tell us we’re in hot water these days, but washing your hands properly means you need water at a comfortable temperature AND soap – and plenty of it. Here’s a snapshot of tankless hot water manufacturers for your review! And don’t forget the soap! NAVIEN. Since […]

Architects, Social Media and You

Based in North Carolina, the experienced and talented team at Draper DNA specializes in targeted marketing efforts that help build business. Their recent 2020 Top 25 Architectural Firms on Social Media Report was coordinated by Draper DNA and made available to industry specialists. The report focuses on the elements of social media that are most […]

KBIS and IBS 2020 – Companies that Count

Mel Studach, an associate editor AD PRO — Architectural Digest, wrote 5 Kitchen and Bath Trends Spotted at KBIS wrote a lead sentence that is undeniable: “Of all the rooms within a home, kitchens and bathrooms are among the hardest-working—a trait that applies to manufacturers who equip them as well.” Studach acknowledges that over 600 […]

Choosing the Best Floor for a Manufacturing Plant

Blog contributed by Argelith Ceramic Tiles. Few industrial environments are more demanding than the factory floor. Manufacturers who build their facility with the wrong products find themselves in an endless and expensive cycle of replacement and repair as their processes hammer away at their building. Read on to discover the simple way to make sure you […]

How to Increase the Life of Your Single-Ply Roofing System

Blog contributed by CD Beiler Commercial Roofing For many commercial buildings, a single-ply roofing system is an excellent investment. At CD Beiler Commercial Roofing, we install single-ply roofing systems that are leak-proof, energy-efficient, and durable in any weather condition. Read on to find out more about the versatility and durability of a single-ply roofing system […]

How to Install Countertop Heaters

  Blog contributed by WarmlyYours. A natural stone countertop, whether it’s marble or quartz, can become the eye-catching center of any kitchen remodeling project—but it should always remain an extremely functional element as well. While natural material countertops are certainly visually attractive, their inherent “chilliness” can make them off-putting for clients that want to entertain […]