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Kitchen Countertops – An Overview

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Learn about the many different materials you can have your kitchen countertops made out of and the pro’s can con’s of each before you make your final design decision. Some countertop materials discussed are laminate, ceramic tile, granite, stone, solid surface, lavastone, butcher block, soapstone, and stainless steel.

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Countertops can influence the total design of your kitchen. One of the most common reasons home owners remodel their kitchen is due to lack of usable counter space.

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Kitchen Counter Weight: Respect the hardest working surface in your house

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It’s a place to put your red hot pots and pans. It’s where gallons of messy foods and discoloring liquids are spilled each year, where the sink overflows and where you cut the vegetables when you can’t find a cutting board. The kitchen counter is where cans land when they fall out of the cupboard. It’s where you stand to get things off the high shelf. It has to be tough.

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Kitchen Clocks: The Evolution Of

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Kitchen clocks have been used throughout history as a means of keeping accurate time for meal preparation, baking, and simple as a charming addition to the busiest room in the house.

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Kitchen clocks have been used throughout history as a means of keeping accurate time for meal preparation, baking, and simple as a charming addition to the busiest room in the house. Over time kitchen clocks evolved from more than just a necessary means to keep track of time and are now stylish … read some more here

Kitchen Cabinets Cleaning Tips

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The kitchen cabinets are located in one of the most dirt prone areas of the home, the kitchen. Grease, food spills and splattered food result from cooking. In addition, dirty or sticky hands from both children and adults can be disastrous for your cabinetry.

Choosing Cleaning Products

Regular cleaning can help reduce the build up on cabinets and makes it easier to remove. The cleaning method you will use depends on the materials in your kitchen doors. Painted surfaces, …

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Kitchen Cabinets Choices

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Kitchen cabinets are a big expense, but make the most difference in the look of your home. There are a wide variety of styles, designs and materials available in new cabinets and cabinet doors. Visit home improvement stores for ideas. Many offer computerized images of your kitchen with the new cabinets.

Before shopping, it’s important to take accurate measurements. This saves time and helps with planning. Be sure to measure the appliance areas to get a more accurate pictur…

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Kitchen Cabinets – Reface Or Replace?

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Homeowners sometimes ask themselves if they really need to replace the cabinets. Why not just “reface” them ? To decide if your kitchen remodel warrants replacing cabinets or you should consider refacing instead, take this brief quiz:

1. What is the MAIN reason you are considering remodeling?

A. Just want a fresh new look
B. Need more counterotop work space.
C. Need more storage or to add an ‘eat in space’
D. Need new appliances, sink of floor covering
E. Cabinet d…

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Keeping Your Shower Stalls Clean and Tidy

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Guidelines to maintain your showerstalls

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Your shower should be a nice, calming place to unwind, an oasis of comfort where you can wash away the day’s troubles along with the day’s dirt. Your morning or evening shower should relax you and make you feel clean and healthy. But, if the shower stall is always dirty, not only is it unattractive and unhealthy, it’s terribly distracting to your shower experience.

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Keeping Your New Hardwood Floor Beautiful

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How do you keep that new hardwood floor clean and shiny, now that its taken its place in your home or office? If its and engineered laminate floor, or true hardwood, snap together installation, the methods are about the same. Remember, large amounts of water can cause more damage than any other product you may use to keep your floors clean. The installation is a lifetime investment, so treat it as such.

Be sure to use runners and mats in high traffic areas. This will preve…

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Keeping Up With Trends In Home Efficiency

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Keeping up with seasonal trends in home comfort is often a time- and money-consuming challenge. There are a few trends that are here to stay, however, and some of those options can also help reduce your energy bills year after year.

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Keeping Up With Trends In Home Efficiency

Keeping up with seasonal trends in home comfort is often a time- and money-consuming challenge. There are a few trends that are here to stay, however, and some of those options can also help reduce your energy bills year after year.

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