Funny Bathroom Signs

Keeping things light while we #stayathome, Knowles Plumbing searched up funny bathroom signs. A little inspirational wall art for your next bathroom renovation. Lessons learned while you do your business! Here are some of our favourites: Please remain seated during the entire performance! Just in case you get restless…   Have a Seat, Take a … Read more

Bathroom Trends 2019: Ask Our Experts

Bathroom trends

Planning a bathroom reno for a home or cottage in Muskoka starts at Knowles Plumbing. Our experts can walk you through the latest in bathroom trends 2019, from lit “halo” mirrors to barn-style shower doors, urban rustic bathroom faucets, and seamless, groutless shower stalls.  If your bathroom renovation is just in the planning stages, read … Read more

Bathroom Design Trends: Less Is More

Tubs and faucets

If you’re thinking about remodeling your bathroom, 2018 is the year to do it. The trends we’re seeing in the industry exude a serene energy that has the potential to totally transform your bathroom experience. The minimalist design aesthetic The biggest overarching trend we’re seeing is towards a minimalist design aesthetic. Given that bathrooms are often … Read more

3 Bathroom Colour Trends for 2018: Bold, Blue, and Black & White

Blue bathroom

Tired of standard “bathroom white”? Bathroom colour trends in 2018 come in many shades, from soothing and spa-like, to bold pops of purple, yellow, and pink. To help narrow down your choice, Knowles Plumbing has identified three colour trends in bathroom design for 2018: Bold, Blue, and Black-and-white. 1) Bold Go bold in your bathroom … Read more

Toto Washlet Toilets & How They Work

Toto Washlet

Have you ever wondered why the fuss over bidet toilet seats? The Toto WASHLET toilet seat is a highly advanced water-clensing system for your toilet that leaves you clean and dry after each session. This  “smart” toilet seat fits nicely into any household keen on smart-home devices. The seat features a built-in seat warmer, an automatic … 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

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

Testimonials: Best Service In Town!

“The best service in town is Knowles Plumbing!” Del Britz, longtime customer “We are very pleased with the quality, dependable service your employees provided us and we look forward to a long relationship… It’s local, dependable, trustworthy firms like yours that make cottaging in the area a little less stressful.” W. Balmer