Recent Kitchen Articles


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Choose the Best Kitchen Cabinets for Your Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 10, 2016

One thing you almost never hear from homeowners after they remodel a kitchen is this: "I wish I'd spent less time researching my project before I started." So be sure to do your homework...


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6 Important Upgrades to Make as Soon as You Buy a Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 09, 2015

If you've just bought a home, now is the perfect time to take care of upgrades. Personalize your new abode by making it more beautiful, safer, and more functional before you actually...


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Maximize Your Kitchen Remodel with Clever New Features

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 03, 2015

Planning to remodel your kitchen? How exciting! You are about to fulfill what is most likely a long-term dream. Granted, you're going to have some hectic weeks ahead of you, but it...


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7 Real-Life Remodeling Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 26, 2015

Curb appeal … everyone who is selling a house (or who hopes to sell someday) wants it, but not everybody has it. In fact, despite their best efforts at remodeling, some unfortunate...


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Best Features of Today's Compact Kitchens

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 09, 2015

How big is small? The typical American kitchen is pretty roomy these days, edging up toward 200 square feet. And 10 feet by 10 feet is considered to be on the modest side. But a new...


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Kitchen Remodel Trends: Are They Easy to Keep Clean?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 26, 2015

Kitchen remodel time! You've probably been waiting years for the chance to update that most-used room of the American home, your kitchen. And right now your head is dancing with visions...


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Does a Kitchen Island Add Value to Your Home?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 15, 2015

"Go neutral if you want to sell your home fast," has long been the well-founded advice of expert real estate brokers. Yet at the same time, they recommend certain standout features...


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Disabled Access Remodel AKA Universal Design

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 01, 2015

Universal design is one of the most important trends in residential construction and home improvement today. Also known as disabled access or visitability, this type of design allows...