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Extra Tips to Make Your Bathroom Remodel Easier Welcome back, dear reader. In our previous entry on this topic, we discussed preliminary steps to help reduce headaches and improve your overall knowledge of bathroom layouts. The more detailed your plan is, the greater the likelihood of your bathroom remodel going smoothly. In this article we continue our design tricks with some practical tips about your bathroom appliances and materials. These tips will help you make some concrete decisions about what that careful budget planning is helping to afford.Our practical tips in this article cover:Countertop and Sink Height To Corner Sink...

From Glass to Green - A guide to the most prominent cabinet stylesThe choices you make for your kitchen are important, and you have to be able to live with them. They will not only establish the style that will be prevalent for all to see, they will determine how efficiently the kitchen functions as well.In this in-depth directory, we take a detailed look at all of the types and styles of kitchen cabinets that are available. Most of what you need to know is right here (and anything else is surely within the pages of this site!). DOOR...

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...

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...

How to make your same-old cabinets appear all-new You’ve had your eye on new kitchen cabinets for some time now. You’re just waiting for that small cash windfall to enable you in the endeavor. Unfortunately it’s only more time that comes to pass. Your budget never expands, but fret not. There are options to updating those cabinets without replacing them. The best solution - you are going to re-face your cabinets!What does re-facing involve? Naturally there are a number of aspects to consider. Ideally, your cabinets should be healthy enough to last another ten years. If so, they will be able...

Investigating the pros and cons of each You’re second-guessing the standard choice of upper cabinets for your new kitchen. You’re considering options like open shelves or, of even minimal ambition, nothing at all! Perhaps we can help you narrow the playing field with an analysis of the advantages and drawbacks of each. Standard upper cabinets are known for providing plenty of storage within an elegant symmetrical design. The design options are so plentiful you are almost assured you’ll find the perfect set to match any theme you have established or are pursuing, right down to the hardware. When they are desired, upper...

Before a hammer flies, be sure you’ve covered all the bases You’ve finally took the steps necessary to get your home modification project off the ground. You’ve hired the right people, and now the clock is counting down to when your home becomes a partial construction zone. You may be feeling overwhelmed, but don’t put it out of your mind, that would be counterproductive. Now’s the time you need to get ready! Procrastination has no place when preparing for a construction project. It’s all about preparation. Cast denial aside and embrace this endeavor with all you’ve got.And you can do so...

When kitchen remodels go over budget Planning a kitchen renovation isn’t an exact science, but a little research and common sense – factored in with your budget – can produce satisfying results. But even the best of planning can’t prevent the assortment of additional costs that arise unexpectedly.On average a kitchen remodel can range anywhere from $1,500 to 50,000! Depending on where you are on that scale, try to pad your projected budget with a 15 – 20% safety net. If you are able to do this, you will almost certainly eliminate any pitfalls, allowing you to uninhibitedly continue the project...

Why your bathrooms image can affect the sale of your home It’s plain and simple, really – a dirty bathroom is a turn-off. No matter where you experience one; a gas station, a restaurant, a friend’s house… they’re likely to gross you out. So why would you ever consider buying a home where the most sacred room of them all is unkempt? A clean bathroom is profoundly important to selling your home. The more appealing it is, the greater your potential buyers’ presumption will be that the rest of the home is as well maintained. You want a bathroom floor that...