Stephanie Herzfeld

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Whirlpools Still King of Relaxation Whirlpools Still King of Relaxation

Despite the consistent popularity of whirlpool baths, recent bathroom trends toward elaborate shower systems may make you wonder if you should swap a whirlpool for a shower tower in your next bathroom project.Although they aren't geared for the mass market, Jacuzzi's Private collection of whirlpool baths raises the bar for luxury bathing.The Vizion and LaScala baths feature state-of-the-art home theater components such as flat-screen and high-definition televisions (including one that is 48 inches), CD/DVD players, and surround sound. Read more

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Touch-Free Faucets Come Home Touch-Free Faucets Come Home

Hands-free faucets began showing up in personal bathrooms a couple of years ago for a number of reasons. The faucets offer sanitary touch-free operation while conserving water and energy (they only dispense water when the sensor picks up hand motions). They also regulate flow time and prevent overflow and most have indicators that warn the homeowner when the battery is about to expire. Read more

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The Favorite 50 Building Product Web Sites

By offering everything from robust search features to extensive specifications to easy-to-follow installation details, Building Products' 2001 Favorite 50 product manufacturer Web sites are the cream of the crop. They have many characteristics that readers said they want in a Web site and usually a whole lot more. To narrow down the search for the best product Web sites for this annual list, Building Products editors reviewed hundreds of sites Read more

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