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Bathroom Vessel Sinks

Bathroom Vessel Sinks

Installing bathroom above counter sinks seems like a journey into the past but for us, it is a trend that has never gone away. Right now, it is the type of the washbasin that attracts a lot of interest among our clients. Unlike the undermount model, the handmade hammered copper or ceramic vessel sinks are exposing the entire beauty and elegance rather than hiding most of it under the counter. If you are keen on a bold and artistic look, you need to keep reading this post.

custom vessel sink in a bathroom

Bathroom vessel sinks by myCutomMade brand are made in copper, hand-painted in Talavera ceramic, polished stone or zinc. As you can see there are many materials to take into consideration and pair with your existing style. The most popular counter vessel sink style is produced from copper and hand painted ceramic. The sinks in copper can be supplied in standard sizes or custom made with the buyer's specifications in mind. They can be round, rectangular, oval and irregular. Some designs are a combination of drop-in and over the counter. With thousands of intricate, colorful, unique styles out there, a good vessel sink is a perfect signature finishing touch to any bathroom, and a perfect way to add a little personal flair. This will be the most authentic and unique element in your bathroom as each of our copper vessel sinks is a hand-made and hand-hammered piece of art. Made by skilled artisans, no two are created exactly alike. Apart from the aesthetic, the copper presents far more benefits. This stunning metal ages naturally over time, developing a one of a kind patina. Also, the copper sinks are very easy to maintain as being naturally antiseptic and non-porous. The maintenance of both copper and zinc vessel sinks is so easy that you will not have to worry about that at all as it is the most hygienic material that you can actually use in a bathroom.

Skillfully handcrafted, our Talavera bathroom vessel sinks are inspired by Mexican, vibrant culture and will make you appreciate the rustic style even more. A unique concept, our classic Mexican sinks transport you to artistic and cheerful Mexico. Choose from a broad collection of hand-painted vessel sinks, designed to color up your bathroom. As a place where you can relax, the bathroom should be designed the way you can easily recharge your energy and first of all, that reflects your personality. Mexican bathroom sinks with their colonial or Mediterranean patterns and bright colors will for sure create a cheerful atmosphere of well-being.

Cast Aluminum Patio Furniture from Mexico

Cast Aluminum Patio Furniture from Mexico

Decorating the exteriors, one should make an extra effort in finding not only charming and elegant garden fixtures but also durable. Our selection of cast aluminum patio furniture from Mexico will complement any Hacienda, Mediterranean or even Victorian style veranda, garden or balcony. Our Mexican outdoors furniture is also suitable for commercial use in the terraces of bars or restaurant with the Southern glamour.

mexican patio furniture

Even if it is not sunny 365 days per year in where you live, you can still create a true Southern vibe in your outdoors with our aluminum dining sets. What makes cast aluminum patio furniture from Mexico so different? Compering with Asian suppliers, our products are way more rigid, they will not disintegrate after one season. There is at least twice as much of metal used for furniture production. All elements are solid aluminum without empty spaces inside the elements. Using metal for patio furniture makes them durable and weather resistant, they also blend flawlessly into green, outdoor scenarios. You can have the most beautiful garden but what if you cannot even sit down at a lovely table and enjoy your views, the fresh air and your flowers' aroma. Believe us, all the best moments will happen by those beautifully crafted cast aluminum patio furniture.

 

metal patio furniture from Mexico

The good moments are all about being with friends and family and outdoor playtime. A simple, strong, metallic table and set of chairs will work perfectly. You can accentuate cast aluminum patio furniture with brightly colored textiles like cushions and pillows and some Mexican hand-painted tiles. This will create a festive mood for sure. Our collection of Mexican patio furniture includes dining tables, patio chairs, park benches, fountains and bistros sets for a veranda. Rustica outdoor furniture is a brand that proudly fabricates all products in a traditional way, hand-made and hand-painted. In case of our patio furniture, we use aluminum sand casting technique that brings the charm of the old days and efficiency of today. Those metal furnishings have a very vintage appeal that suits perfectly rustic, Spanish colonial or farmhouse ambiences. They are hand-painted with vintage finishing options and many of them are designed with Victorian flavor. Usually, more than one color is used to create a Spanish garden furniture look. You can actually choose among six different colors for your patio furniture sets. We also offer some hand-painted dining sets with colorful, flowery patterns on the back of the chair and on the tabletop for relaxing space surrounded by stunning Mexican craft.

Custom Iron Lighting Fixtures

Custom Iron Lighting Fixtures

Whether you want to add some sublime ambient light or perhaps blow away all your guests with an imposing iron structure, consider our custom iron lighting fixtures that are forged by skilled artisans to create a unique and elegant piece for demanding customers. There is nothing more sophisticated than a custom-made piece of a decorative chandelier or stunning lamp.

iron chandelier lighting fixtures

Apart from copper appliances, our principal activity is a production of custom iron lighting fixtures for indoors and outdoors. They include large iron chandeliers, pendant lamps and sconces. Most of our designs are inspired in the Old World elegance which is almost impossible to find in the current international market. Imagine a beautifully crafted Art Deco style pendant light with the guarantee of modern technology blend harmoniously with vintage glamour. With time, we became the top vendors of custom iron chandeliers that embrace the charm of one-of-a-kind design with dramatic effect. The most representative model for our lighting collection is the wrought iron chandelier “Esteve". It is made entirely by hand in Mexico and available in natural metal, black iron or rusted finishing. This vintage piece features two tiers and 12 candle-style bases for the bulbs of your choice, ideal to enhance your interiors with a perfect mix of superb form and function. Apart from the standard lighting fixture dimensions, it can be fabricated in custom size. Beautiful, curved lines are ideal for decorating spacious dining rooms or high-celling lobbies for both, private mansions and commercial use such as hotels and restaurants. To amplify the chosen style, you can add some vintage-looking sconces to create the desired mood lighting.

The custom iron lighting fixtures can play an important part in decorating your interiors and exteriors, and not only as a source of light. Lighting transforms a house into a home and will allow to highlight the space you wish or separate two ambiences in the same room. Without good lighting, the impact of all the other decorative details like furnishings, lavish finishing, and luxurious wall coverings will be lost. Therefore getting the right custom made lamps will help you make the most of our homes. The iron is a material that works very well with rustic tone, being a natural metal that can be a very graceful combination between wooden furnishings and metal additions. Moreover, is one of the most popular metals between the supporters of industrial style so you can see that it is a quite versatile product. Your new custom iron chandeliers, pendant lamps and scones if organized with an interior designer to create a perfect lighting scheme, will set the atmosphere of each room, some of them being used as a task light and others as more sublime, mood lighting.

Copper Bathroom Sinks Colors

Copper Bathroom Sinks Colors

While designing your new bathroom, you can actually do that around the style of your copper sink or bathtub as those would be the two most noticeable pieces in the room. If you are not an expert in copper bathroom sinks colors, keep reading this post.

copper bathroom sink patina colorsLook for the general idea of the ambience you want to create. Do you want it to be sleek and modern or perhaps a little bit more ornamented and traditional? Our selection of copper bathroom sinks offers a broad spectrum of designs ranging from hacienda or Spanish to contemporary ones. You can intensify the style by picking the right patina color for your new appliance. The elegance of the patina of a custom copper bathroom sink makes it a natural focal point and can anchor your entire room. Therefore, if you are planning to install a copper sink, the color tone of the finished copper that you have chosen will certainly be one of the most important factors in your choice. Just have a look at some examples of our most stunning sinks, whether drop-in, undermount or vessel, they all have an additional option for custom patina finishes ranging from light, dark to green oxidized and polished that looks bright and shiny, like a new penny. All of those copper bathroom sinks' colors are protected with clear varnish. It prevents further patina darkening.

If left untreated, a lovely patina will naturally begin to develop on the copper as it is exposed to air and water. Some clients love this “living” property of this versatile material. Unlike other metals, that rust, when exposed, copper’s natural ageing process is typically very desirable as it ranges from brown sugar tones to mocha, to orange or brown. However, most of us prefer their furniture and appliances to keep their desired tone over the years and choosing one of our patina colors is the guarantee of timeless charm and durable performance of your new bathroom copper sink. If your bathroom is designed in darker tones or is missing a natural light source, a lighter patina for your copper sink will be the best solution. The oxidized option with a lovely and unique green tone is perfect for shabby or transitional style fitting in both modern and rustic interiors. The dark finish on your copper will look gracefully in a traditional style, adding a vintage feel to the assembly.

Custom Copper Kitchen Backsplash

Custom Copper Kitchen Backsplash

You want your kitchen to look more refine and glamourous? Consider putting aside your old tile mural or backsplash tiles and bring some metallic shade with the custom copper kitchen backsplash. Shiny, metallic décor became popular some time ago and it is getting more and more popular as the metal manufacturers are offering innovative and original appliances, furnishings and decorative elements made of steel, brass and copper. We knew that the copper is a perfect match for a kitchen since people started using copper pan, pots and all sorts of homeware. Then, the chic copper range hood stole our hearts. Finally, copper lamps, frames, tubing have been used to create an eye-catchy element that would illuminate any space and perfectly fir ant décor from modern, industrial to rustic and eclectic. Now, we are presenting you another amazing idea that can add a copper shine in your kitchen and at the same time, guarantee you a durable and high-quality backsplash- make it from copper!

 

custom made copper kitchen backsplash

Perhaps you are worried that a decorative element of that size could not go easily together with any style? First of all, custom copper kitchen backsplash fits gracefully with most of the cabinetry colors: white, emerald, black, navy, brown etc. You can pair it with the same shade copper range hood or play with mixing metals and used steel or zinc hood instead. Wooden kitchen cabinets can be a great ally for a copper backsplash. It will add more of a rustic and traditional atmosphere to your kitchen, creating a warm and welcoming space. If you are in love with contemporary forms and architecture, choose a shiny and sleek patina for your copper backsplash that will look extraordinary with some minimalist and bold cabinetry. Add some industrial copper lighting fixtures for the final touch. The polished and glossy surface of the backsplash will light up the whole cooking area without sacrificing the glamour. 

How do we create a custom copper kitchen backsplash for our clients? We customize all of our products which comes in handy during the home improvements projects. Firstly, the customer should decide on the size of the backsplash. Do you want to fill just the stove with a rectangular sheet of a copper charm, or perhaps you want to go full with metallics and decorate the whole cooking area with your new, stunning copper backsplash? We can manufacture any size you need and customize it to your specific needs. As for the look, from weathered and vintage to sleek and modern, the homeowner has a lot of style possibilities to work with. Check out the patina options we are working with and let your imagination flow.

5 Tips for Solving Common Kitchen Plumbing Problems

5 Tips for Solving Common Kitchen Plumbing Problems

The kitchen in most homes sees a lot of activity. Obviously, it is where our meals are prepared as well as the clean up after. It contains many of the big kitchen appliances at home like the fridge, dishwasher, metal stove hood and sometimes even our washer and drier. Naturally, the majority of the plumbing system of the home goes through the kitchen and it is also where a lot of the plumbing issues take place. A lot can go wrong in the kitchen. The most common area leaking or burst pipes. An appliance might malfunction and spread water everywhere. Clogged copper sinks are also a common occurrence. So when these things happen, what can we do? Here are a few ways of solving common kitchen plumbing problems.

  1. Clogged Drain, being quite a frequent occurrence, there are already a number of ways to deal with a clogged drain. This is partly due to most homes using their drain as garbage disposal. The easiest way to prevent this is by being conscious about what you throw down the drain. If the problem has already occurred, the best thing to do would be to use a pipe snake. For the worst cases, removing the pipe and cleaning it out would be the next best option.
  2. Leaky Faucets, after clogged drain, leaks on faucets are the next most common kitchen plumbing problem to occur. A leaking faucet is a huge waste of water, not to mention an increase in your water bill. It is imperative, therefore, that this issue should be resolved as soon as possible. Lucky for you, this is an issue that can be done if you are handy enough and familiar with plumbing tools and fixtures. You can check that the faucet is screwed on tight and make sure the seal is intact. If that doesn't resolve it, you can install a new faucet head.
  3. Burst Pipes, a pipe bursting is common especially in areas that experience winter. This happens because when water freezes it expands. If the pressure is not relieved, the expansion would be too great for the pipe to contain leading to a burst pipe. It is easy to tell that the water in the pipes is frozen when you turn on your faucet and nothing happens. The best thing to do when this happens is to turn off your main water supply and replacing the damaged pipe. You can avoid water freezing in pipes by keeping a trickle of flowing hot water and having a nanny camera nearby to monitor it during night time.
  4. Garbage Disposal, problems While it is recommended to through food waste down the garbage disposal rather than a normal drain, this could sometimes lead to problems which could render it to stop working. When this happens, never ever put your hand down the garbage disposal. Try a pipe snake to try to dislodge debris from the pipe.
  5. Dripping Dishwasher, this is all too common for houses with a dishwasher installed. It is especially a frequent issue for those homes with an older model dishwasher. Check the seals to make sure they are still working fine and holding water in. Replace those seals if they are irreparable. Or, you can always get a new dishwasher.
Author Bio: Lily Brooks is an ardent blogger and frequent traveler who writes about home improvement, travel, and the latest trends on emerging technologies. She is currently working with EyeSpySupply, which offers a wide range of spy equipment and tracking device, including spy wireless camera, nanny camera, GPS trackers, and voice-activated audio recorder and more.