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Get Marble Look for Your Home Without Marble

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Kitchen Info | Comments Off on Get Marble Look for Your Home Without Marble

 There’s no doubt about the beauty and luxury that classic marble, such as Carrara, conveys. But some homeowners do question the practicality of using it in the home. Gradually, marble (especially the white/light hues) develops a “used” patina. A calcium-based surface, it will stain and etch far easier than its granite cousin. If you prefer your home to always look shiny and new, marble may not be the best choice for you. White granite offers a clean, timeless look very similar to that of white marble. However, granite is far less likely to break, chip, crack, scratch, or stain. With proper care and maintenance (though less than required by marble), white granite will hold on to the look of glossy perfection far longer. Plus, it brings the same sense of elegance and luxury. Odds are, nobody will even know...

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Renewing your Mudroom and Kitchen

Posted by on Sep 27, 2013 in Kitchen Info | Comments Off on Renewing your Mudroom and Kitchen

A homeowner seeks the help of experts to make her clutter disappear. She is too busy carrying out her duties as a mom while at the same time, doing her responsibilities as a business owner. Because of this, she has been neglecting the pileup that has been building at home. Her house is so cluttered that more often than not, she cannot locate things anymore and ends up having to purchase a replacement for those things she can no longer find. Her mudroom is quite small but acts as a mudroom and a laundry space at the same time. It doesn’t help that her three kids go in and out of there causing the clutter to be more chaotic than it already is.   On the other hand, her kitchen is in the same condition as her mudroom. It...

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The Lighting Tips for Kitchen

Posted by on Sep 12, 2013 in Kitchen Info | Comments Off on The Lighting Tips for Kitchen

Most of the time, we always want a new look in our home and mostly the kitchen. There are various things coming up every now and then and every one would like to have them in their kitchen. That is why most of the people think of remodeling. When people are remodeling their kitchen they concentrate on other things and forget the lighting which is very important because you will use it to perform various tasks in the kitchen. Their different types of lighting that you can use in the kitchen, but you have to choose the right one. First you will have to decide where you will need more lighting. When you are okay with the whole thing, you can go on and choose the lighting. There are various type of lighting you can use and below are...

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Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Kitchen Info | Comments Off on Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops

Revitalize your kitchen by updating your cabinets as well as your countertops. Learn how to achieve this fabulous look. Things that you will need: Safety glasses Cabinet order. Specifically to the kitchen. (select one that you personally want) Box specifically for the power miter Laser level (not mandatory though) Chalk line Black countertops (it should be 8’ in size) Circular saw Hammer Decking screws. You can choose from either silver or gray. Specifically box 3” Speed square Saw. Specifically the kind used for the table Clamps Butcher block. Specifically to be used as your countertop. 4’ in size. Pencil Countersink bits Assembly for the drain Builders shims. At least prepare 3 packs. P-trap assembly. This will be used to move the sink. Include the accessories as well. Measuring tape Cordless drill. Select one that already includes the battery. It...

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Fashionable Cabinet Pulls

Posted by on Aug 3, 2013 in Kitchen Info | Comments Off on Fashionable Cabinet Pulls

Fashionable Cabinet Pulls Revitalize your kitchen at a low cost by putting in playful and trendy cabinet pulls. Metal handles have become a thing of the past. The same goes for wooden knobs. Knobs and pulls have evolved to a whole new level. Now you find pulls that sport leather furnishings. One designer styled a paradigm pull to be covered in black leather. Another one was made to sport crocodile leather. She also designed one knob to be made of washable suede and at the same time was colored in cocoa brown. She derived the idea from the rising trends coming out for modern furniture. Another designer who uses to design metal smith as well as jewelry is now making fashionable pulls. She created pulls that are made of 100% glass, all of which were recycled. It all came...

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Customizing your Kitchen Cabinets

Posted by on Jul 27, 2013 in Kitchen Info | Comments Off on Customizing your Kitchen Cabinets

Learn how to convert the doors in your ordinary cabinet into glass inserts with a customized look without having to strain your budget. Just follow the simple steps below. Things that you would need: Cabinet doors. Choose the ones that have a panel insert. Painters tape Straightedge Silicone. Specifically the clear kind Protection for your hearing Glass sheet. Specifically choose the LEXAN kind. For the thickness, it should be 1/8” Carpenters square Cutting knife. Choose one that is plastic. Or if there is none, a utility knife will do. Safety glasses Measuring tape Chisel to be used for the wood Phillips Screwdriver Circular saw Take off the doors First thing to do is to uninstall the doors. Once you have taken them off, put them in the plastic bag you have prepared. Make sure that you label them using...

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