Kitchens
Hardware to express Your Personality

Hardware to express Your Personality

Start you spring clean up with sprucing up the room you spend most of your time in:  your kitchen. Most homeowners think of hardware in their kitchens and baths as purely functional pulls and knobs.  There are so many on the market  today across many different price points.  Most are “nice” but generally boring.  But they don’t need to be…. Read More…

Making even a Toaster Chic -Tribute to Michael Graves

Making even a Toaster Chic -Tribute to Michael Graves

Michael Graves was an iconic designer and architect.  Perhaps his most important legacy is his fluid cross-over from architecture to design of home goods.  He made utilitarian, every-day objects like your kitchen tea kettle fun and chic…..

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Facelift for old Kitchens – 5 Easy Tips

 

 

Laundry Counter – Important Considerations

Weather Alert - Prepare your Pipes !!!

Weather Alert – Prepare your Pipes !!!

With temperatures in the single digits there is no room for error.  Any slight draft in an exterior wall can freeze copper pipes.  Here is what you can do…. Read More…

Unleash the Power of Home Improvement in 2015!

Unleash the Power of Home Improvement in 2015!

New Year’s resolutions show us one thing:  Areas in our lives where we want to do better.  IMPLEMENTATION of  our desires is the key ingredient.  One successful strategy… Read More…

3 Places where Mold loves to grow in your Home

3 Places where Mold loves to grow in your Home

Mold can be dangerous to your health. Here are three generally overlooked places where mold loves to grow: Read More…

Kitchen Make-over – Do you see what’s Changed?

Kitchen Make-over – Do you see what’s Changed?

Check out this kitchen remodel sent in by a reader: From “blah” 80’s builder kitchen to a fresh new look & expanded function with simple and inexpensive but powerful improvements.  WOW… Do you see the three things… Read More…

Spring Cleaning - Three easy-to-do Home Improvements

Spring Cleaning – Three easy-to-do Home Improvements

Spring clean up can be fun:  Take your home from “tumble to tidy”.  It’s a great feeling!  Here are three great simple-to-do projects that are guaranteed to … Read More…

The new Language of Lighting

The new Language of Lighting

We all know to buy light bulbs according to watts – 100 watts, 60 watts etc.  But how do you buy LED’s? Picking the right LED, i.e. the right light spectrum makes the difference between you loving and/or hating LED’s !!!

(1) LED’s are rated by… Read More…

Tile Trends – Style and Home Value Boost

Tile Trends – Style and Home Value Boost

Thinking of updating your kitchen or bath? Want to give it a hip new style? Want to create added home value? Rip up old tile even if it looks to be “in good shape”.  Take advantage of… three critical changes so that your kitchen and/or bath renovations scream “new, fresh, updated & stylish”. Read More…

Truth in Kitchen Countertops

Truth in Kitchen Countertops

One of my clients was told in a showroom the other day that concrete countertops do not stain….wooh….that would have been an unpleasant surprise!!!  Selecting the right countertop material affects life…

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