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Making Space in Your Kitchen

Kitchens are getting smaller and smaller. If your living in an apartment in NYC or any big city for that matter, you can almost always kiss a big kitchen goodbye. An open floor plan is becoming the norm and is reducing space for kitchens. Open floor plans can be tricky to design, they often mean […]

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Why You Should Include an Island in Your Kitchen

If your kitchen is considered the center of your home, your kitchen island is the hub of activity. The first step in effective open-concept kitchen designs is the island and any of its amenities. However, not all islands work for all kitchens. In order to decide whether an island will work in your kitchen, list […]

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How to Design a Restaurant Kitchen in Your Home

Restaurant kitchens tend to look more glamorous onscreen than they are, thanks to movie and TV magic. With the rise of reality TV shows taking place in the cooking world, viewers are now able to get an inside look at how restaurateurs design and run their kitchens, leading to an increase in open kitchen designs. […]

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Maintaining Your New Kitchen

You finally got your new kitchen, after months of saving. Everything is exactly the way you want it, and now you have to maintain your investment. Regular cleaning will maintain both the appearance and functionality of your new cabinets and appliances. Your cabinets may be prone to grease buildup, depending on the amount of cooking […]

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Choosing a Kitchen Backsplash

Picking out a kitchen backsplash is a time-consuming process with a multitude of factors to consider, from color and material to height and kitchen activity. How noticeable do you want it to be? How much do you cook? What colors are used throughout your kitchen? Your backsplash should complement the rest of the room. If […]

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Will Dark Floors Be Popular This Year?

Neutral wood flooring has become an outdated trend as homeowners are now turning to bold looks. It’s not only dark floors that will be popular this year, in fact, we can expect to see a whole spectrum of colors. Dark Wood Floors Paired with white cabinetry and light countertops, dark stained wood floors create an […]

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Why Homeowners Fall in Love with Espresso Cabinets

While white cabinetry remains the #1 choice for homeowners, espresso kitchen cabinets are increasing in popularity. The deep brown beautifully complements the classic whites, blues and green hues. Espresso cabinets truly bring warmth to the kitchen, transforming it from a functional space to a cozy hangout area. Espresso kitchen cabinets balance out any over-the-top décor […]

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Top Kitchen Floor Ideas in 2017

If you’re considering remodeling your kitchen, there are plenty of materials for flooring but choosing the right one can be a tricky process. You’ll want something that is both affordable and timeless so you don’t need to worry about installing new floors years later. Bamboo While bamboo has certainly been a popular floor trend in […]

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How to Design the Perfect Cottage Kitchen

You may not have that fairytale cottage that you’ve been desiring since childhood but there are plenty of ways to transform your home’s interior into a cottage-like atmosphere. Using exposed cabinetry and incorporating vintage lighting is the first trick to attaining your cottage kitchen. One of the trademarks is open shelving that showcase vintage, floral […]

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How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck When Selling Your Home

The host of HGTV’s Income Property, Scott McGillivary dishes out about what will truly raise your home’s resale value – a brand new kitchen. Not only has McGillivary hosted Income Property for the past nine years but he has been selling homes for the past 16 years as well. According to McGillivary, homeowners often renovate […]

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