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5 cost-saving tips for choosing cabinets You never really thought twice about your kitchen ‘till someone mentioned that it looked, “vintage”. That could be cool, if it were intentional. The fact is, it’s just old. The kitchen cabinets are chipped, dirty, and there’s that one in particular you always have to slam to make sure it stays shut… what if you replace the cabinets only? You’ve got a little extra cash right now and it’s probably a good investment, why don’t you check online to see? Yup, just as you thought, new cabinets can make the kitchen look all-new and increase the...

Ingenious solutions for maximizing kitchen drawer efficiency Is everything a mess in your kitchen - to your sensibilities anyway? Maybe you have lids separated from their plastic ware, appliance manuals mingling with pot holders, and spatulas sharing the same drawer as phone chargers. Sure, it’s a mess, but it’s your mess – and that means it can be resolved as much as you are willing. Sure, you’re aware the philosophy of putting everything back where it belongs is a good one. It’s the basic drawer strategy. Unfortunately it does not establish a complete safeguard from the disarray that follows most of us...

Regardless of kitchen style, there’s a cabinet that’s perfect You can’t just throw caution to the wind, cabinet doors are too important to make an uneducated choice about. They can be the identifying factor of your kitchen’s design. They are certainly considered the most visible. If you’re not careful, they may also be the most expensive. Whether you have the budget for the elaborate, or simply prefer the simple route, there is a door designed to be the right fit in any scenario. Among the most well-known cabinet styles is the Shaker-style door. It is in fact, the most common in use...

Understanding the benefits of that thing above the oven It seems like there’s not much talk about range hoods. In homes that feature one, it’s just sort of there. Not much thought is given to it or the function it serves. But when it comes to designing or remodeling a home, the question of range hoods inevitably pop up. That’s when it’s necessary to know a thing or two about them. You’re about to learn that they are, in fact, among the more important appliances in your home.   {Picture reference to Homebunch} Also known as an extractor or ventilation hood, the range hood’s...

Working the Galley to make it work for you A central corridor that is sandwiched between parallel rows of cabinets is called a “galley”. Such a layout works inherently well in a kitchen. Many seasoned chefs embrace it, and prefer to work within a galley setup. They believe the design contributes to greater safety and efficiency. Named after the food preparation area of a multitude of transportation vessels such as ships, the galley is traditionally a compact area that maximizes use of its limited size by cramming in as much storage and work space as possible. This is why the concept is...

A bathroom and water go hand in hand. Unfortunately, leaks and water also go hand in hand. A simple leaky pipe could be exactly what it seems to be—a leaky pipe. Maybe you’ll need to break out the wrench and tighten something back down or get some plumbing tape to keep the threads from leaking. However, if you don't feel comfortable doing this, we suggest to call a plumber like the plumber Manhattan. However, that leaky pipe could actually be a much bigger problem. The vanity is stained and warped. The floor is ruined. The wallboard has gotten soft and started...