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Bathroom Safety Tips

What is the "NKBA"? The National Kitchen and Bath Association is a non-profit organization that promotes the professionalism of the kitchen and bathroom industry. They connect remodeling professionals in North America and Canada. They are constantly providing resources and education for contractors to improve in their fields. They provide a lot of helpful information to share with consumers so that they may make informed choices. These bathroom safety tip sheet is just one example of the many...

Tiled Shower Installation in Willington CT

A tiled shower is a beautiful accent for any bathroom. Many people think that you have to remodel the entire bathroom to include it. That's not true. If you don't have the time or budget to remodel your entire bathroom, updating the shower is an affordable update. Tiled shower in Willington CT One of our Willington CT customers did just that. We updated the bathroom by creating a customer tiled shower, along with installing a new tub and plumbing fixtures. The fixtures included a new tub...

Leaky Tub and Shower in Coventry CT

Tub and Shower Update An old-style tub and shower began to leak in Coventry CT. We removed it and installed a whole new set-up. We installed a new tub with sliding glass doors. We tiled the walls for the shower and included built-in shelves. A new removable showerhead, tub spout, diverter and drain were included in the mini-makeover. If your budget doesn't have room for a total bathroom remodel, you can still make some pretty major changes. See our previous blog entry for some tips. Give us a...


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Aging in Place Bathroom Design Ideas

What does "aging in place" mean? "Aging in place" is defined by the CDC as 'the ability to live in one's own home and Comfort height toilet we installed in Storrs CT community safely, independently, and comfortably, regardless of age, income, or ability level.' Other terms that come to mind when you think about getting older may be "accessible living," "elderly," or "handicap friendly." Now that we're living longer, there are more options than going into a nursing home. You don't HAVE to leave...

3 Ways to Make Your Small Bathroom Look Bigger

In a small bathroom, every little inch of space counts. We have three easy ways to make the space look bigger without compromising design or functionality. Corner showers and bath tubs Full-size showers and bath tubs take up a lot of space in a small bathroom. Freeing up floor space will make your small bathroom look much bigger. There are a lot of attractive styles and designs available to homeowners. Kohler has a clover-shaped tub if you are looking for more of a modern touch in your small...

Have Fun Updating Bath Fixtures

Let's have a little fun with this post! Replacing bath fixtures can be seen as a headache of an unexpected expense. OR, it can be seen as an exciting chance to update to your heart's desires. Taking a shower or a bath is often a time to relax, rejuvenate and recharge. Even if you only have time for a quick shower, shouldn't it still be 10 minutes of "YOU" time to enjoy? So tell us...what DOES your heart desire? Shower heads When you travel, do you enjoy the multi-function shower heads in your...

Small Bathroom Updates Make a Big Impact

After years of looking at the same thing, who wouldn't want to completely remodel their bathroom? Of course we would ALL love that option! However, we know that the wallet doesn't always agree with our dreams. That doesn't mean you can't do some updating though. Just changing out some fixtures, like faucets or lighting, can make a bathroom feel brand new. In Storrs CT, we installed new faucets, sinks, vanities and countertops in two bathrooms. The flooring, toilets and bathing areas stayed the...

Tamper Resistant Receptacles Save Kids

Get ready for baby! You've spent months preparing for the arrival of your pride and joy. You have the car seat installed, the crib set up and you're pretty sure you've covered all the advice you're read in countless parenting books and blogs. You. are. READY. Well, as ready as you're ever going to be! Many new parents choose to wait until their new arrival is closer to crawling to begin the child-proofing process. We urge you NOT to wait. Once a new baby enters the home, your routines are off,...

A Heated Bathroom Floor Keeps Toes Toasty

Stay warm this winter A heated bathroom floor. Just stop to think about that for a moment. A long, hot shower feels GLORIOUS during the freezing winter months. The warm water melts away the stresses of the day, and the steamy air brings relief to your irritated sinuses. It's a relaxing end to a day or an inviting start to one. But what doesn't feel so glorious? Stepping out into an icebox. Not only are you assaulted by the cooler air, but the floor beneath your feet might as well be an ice...
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  • My thank you seems so small compared to what you have done for me. Your generosity overwhelms me. the faucet is so attractive - I love it! You made my Christmas really merry.

    S. Bombria

    Thank you!!! Rapid Service did a wonderful job transforming 1920s bathrooms in our house. We cannot say enough about the quality and attention to detail of each of these projects.

    Anthony Power
  • The guys at Rapid Service did a whole "make-over" of my son's bathroom in East Hartford in March, 2014. They did a fantastic job - were there when they said they would be, were easy to contact, completed the job in a reasonable time...

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    I had to call my handyman husband Rapid Service yet again! Andy and his crew are the most professional and down to earth people you will ever meet. My husband and I had a house built seven years ago and have had various issues with water, electrical and heating...

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  • My wife and I own and operate a Bed & Breakfast in our home in Scotland, CT. For a number of years we have used Rapid Service for all our electrical, plumbing, and heating needs. Most recently we had Rapid Service replace a malfunctioning kick heater in our Guest Game Room...

    Bruce & Georgia Stauffer

    I had Rapid Service come to my home because there was a saddle valve under my kitchen sink that was about to make a huge mess. I wasn't able to use my filtered water faucet until the repair was made. The technician fixed it AND had a great attitude while he worked. That is a rare thing lately...

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    My wife and I want you to know that we were very satisfied with our bathroom remodeling that Andy performed professionally, carefully and efficiently. The end result is a bathroom that is properly updated, functions perfectly and looks very attractive...

    Curt F. Beck
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