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Copper Destroys Viruses and Bacteria. Why Isn’t It Everywhere? It could destroy norovirus, MRSA, virulent strains of E. coli, and coronaviruses—including the novel strain currently causing the COVID-19 pandemic. In 1852, physician Victor Burq visited a copper smelter in Paris's 3rd arrondissement, where they used heat and chemicals to extract the reddish-brown metal. It was a dirty and dangerous job. Burq found the facility to be "in poor condition," along with the housing and the hygiene of the smelters. Normally, their mortality rates were "pitiful," he observed. Yet, the 200 employees who worked there had all been spared from cholera outbreaks that hit the city in 1832, 1849, and 1852. When Burq learned that 400 to 500 copper workers on...

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  Is it warm an industrial look bathroom ?  1. use natural wood finish 2. use natural textures 3. use natural and warm dim light Consider incorporating metal elements to contrast with the natural wood finish for a modern industrial look. Design: Dan Balaneanu, Romania  

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An honest man in an honest house

Piping is not decorative in this masculine looking bathroom, it brings life inside: water, heat, light, air. Chris found a way to make Loop tap and Shower a part of this metabolism.  The sleek design of the Loop tap and Shower blend seamlessly with the functional elements of the bathroom. The choice of using Piping in this bathroom serves a utilitarian purpose by facilitating the flow of essential elements. Chris skillfully integrated the Loop tap and Shower into the overall design, enhancing the functionality of the space. Photo: Chris G.

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