All posts in Plumbing

Free Moen Replacement Parts

Moen Aberdeen Faucet

Nothing gets you down like a drippy faucet.  This beautiful Moen high-arc kitchen faucet dripped when the water was turned off.  The weight on the pull-out hose didn’t seem to be working either to retract and hold the pull-down spout in place.  I talked to my plumber about it and he suggested requesting some replacement parts from 1-800-BUY-MOEN.  So I gave it a try.

Read more…

Built-In Raised Laundry Platform

raised laundry platform

We bought a front load washer and dryer 5 years ago when we built our home.  Instead of paying the $600 for washer & dryer pedestals (which are nice for raising the height of the washer and dryer as well as providing storage), I built a raised platform in our laundry room out of left-over building materials I already had.  Raising front load washers and dryers makes doing laundry more ergonomic,  with less bending over.  I recently built a raised laundry platform in another home that improved upon my origional design by adding tile, cubbies for laundry bins below and additional built-in storage shelving.

Read more…