Green Scene

Green bath

HAPPY ST. PATRICK’s DAY! ? ? Green is a fresh & fabulous colour for your Muskoka bath. ? Pair green accents with crisp white showers, baths, and basins. ? Think spring with citrussy shades of lime, mint, sage, seafoam or trendy avocado. ? Add faucets in shiny chrome and you’ve got a St. Paddy’s Day … Read more

The Loo: A Book Review!

The Loo

Lavatories, loos, bogs, outhouses, thunderboxes, dunnies… whatever your word for toilets, there’s no doubt are “a window into the secret soul of a destination.” So says one of Lonely Planet’s latest guidebooks, A Spotter’s Guide to Toilets. This pictorial guide to the world’s most stunning toilets features more than 100 restrooms from the Antarctica to … Read more

Make your Kitchen POP!

Grohe Essence colours

Looking to add POP! to your Muskoka kitchen? Grohe Canada has released a fresh new line of kitchen faucets in a rainbow of fun colours, including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. These high-performance Essence Semi-Pro kitchen faucets are now available at Knowles Plumbing in Bracebridge. They  come with a choice of interchangeable hoses … Read more

Choosing The Perfect Bathtub

Slik Mirrored tub

Drop-in. Walk-in. Whirlpool. Even wood. Your range of selections for bathtubs in 2017 is wider than it has ever been — choosing just one can be confusing at best. When planning a new dream bath, here’s a simple guide to selecting a tub. The Freestanding Tub At the top-end of the scale sits the freestanding tub. These … Read more

Wall-Hung Toilets: A Stylish New Option that Saves Space & Looks Sleek and Elegant

Toto wall hung toilet

Article courtesy of totousa.com. Until recently, wall-hung toilets have seemed quite exotic – the sort of thing seen only in Europe, where they originated, or in high-end commercial establishments. And while mounting a toilet on the wall instead of seating it on the floor seems a very modern idea, it also looks like it might be … Read more

Trends: Rustic Style

They call it rustic style — the art of bringing the beauty of Muskoka’s lakes and forests into the interior of your cottage or home. Copper. Brass. Soft lighting. Rich colour. Materials aged by way of hammer strikes. In rustic style, artisan craftsmanship is employed in bathroom fixtures using time-tested techniques and natural, sustainable materials. … Read more