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Gorgeous Kitchen Remodel on a Low Budget

Posted by Katie Marks | Aug 26, 2013

It's a common syndrome: you buy a new home, excited about all the possibilities. You take out those gross cabinets in the kitchen, slap down some temporary flooring, install makeshift...


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New Eco-Kid on the Block: Corn Countertops

Posted by Katie Marks | Aug 20, 2013

They just keep coming up with innovative new materials for countertop construction; the days of choosing between cheap linoleum and luxury marble are over, that's for sure. Now there...


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Three Outdoor Kitchens For Your House, Too

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | Jul 14, 2013

An outdoor kitchen is just for people who really rolling in the dough, right? Wrong! While they're definitely an investment, quite a lot of homeowners have found ways to make outdoor...


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Counter Materials You Might Not Know About

Posted by Chaya Kurtz | May 26, 2013

Shopping for a new counter top is an exciting part of remodeling a kitchen. Since the counter top occupies so much space and plays such a vital functional role in a kitchen, of course...


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DIY Concrete Counter Tops Are a Lot of Work

Posted by Lee Anne Culpepper | Oct 12, 2012

When brave, experienced “Do It Yourselfers” think of a concrete countertop project, it seems easy and inexpensive, nothing to be intimidated by, just mix some cement, pour,...