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Counter Top Heights and Dimensions


Counter tops have a standard size but the measurements relate only to the width and height, not the length. All counter tops have similar width and height measurements for appliance installation, namely your stove and dishwasher. Having a standard makes building a seamless kitchen much easier for installers. Counter Top Heights The standard height of […]

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What is the Height of an End Table?

Sofa and end table

End tables complete a living room by providing a standing place to rest your drink beside the sofa. Each end table is built to a specific height to pair up nicely with the sofa. If you are selecting sofas and end tables for a new home remodel, be sure yours conform to these standard measurements.

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Kitchen Faucet Tap Hole Sizes For Centerset and Widespread

Kitchen sink double bowl

Your kitchen faucet requires tap holes to be drilled into the counter top or sink for the water connections that come from under the sink. These faucet tap holes are standard sized, and drilled into your counter top or kitchen sink with a drill bit and then enlarged to fit the standard faucet shaft. If […]

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What is the Standard Bar Stool and Bar Height

Bar Stools

Bar height is standardized, believe it or not, at 42 inches, and the standard bar stool height is 30 inches. This is the measurement from the floor to the top of the bar, or bar stool. Of course, you can set a bar at any height your like, but conforming to the standard bar height […]

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Choosing a Faucet Aerator

Faucet aerator

Your faucet aerator might seem like an insignificant part, but choosing the right aerator saves money and makes life easier. Aerators create an aerated stream of water that is softer and easier to work with than non-aerated water. Today’s aerators reduce water flow rates to as low as 1 gallon per minute. However, choosing the wrong […]

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Faucet Aerator Sizes

Male and Female aerators

Faucet aerators reduce your water flow to help you save water. If you are replacing an old aerator or installing a new one, you need to find the right sized aerator for your faucet. Different faucets have different sized spouts, so each requires a different sized aerator. Click here if you want to learn how […]

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Toilet Pipe Size and Diameter

Bathtub and toilet

If you plan on plumbing a toilet yourself, it helps to know what size pipe you need. There are different types of pipes used to install a toilet, including the drain pipe, closet bend and water supply lines. Learn the common sizes and diameters to better prepare for this big job!

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Standard Toilet Seat Sizes

Toilet seat

Sizing up a new toilet seat is not as easy as it seems. Today, there are many different toilet seat sizes, and several different toilet sizes to pair them with. This handy guide helps you cut through the maze of toilet seat sizing issues and get the right seat for your new or existing toilet.

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