Recent Kitchen Articles


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Read Between the Lines of Contractor Reviews

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 25, 2016

When you’re looking for a reliable contractor, like a roofer or a plumber, customer reviews are one of the best features of the internet – or should we say the worst? On...


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Find a Great Contractor and Let the World Know!

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 09, 2016

“I found a reliable contractor who got the job done right … on time and on budget. We couldn’t be more pleased.” That’s the dream ending to a home remodel...


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Kitchen Remodel Measurements, Facts, and Figures

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 14, 2016

Are you dreaming of a gorgeous, functional kitchen remodel? Good for you! Dreaming is an important first step in clarifying -- and eventually achieving -- your goals. Just be sure...


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Women and Home Improvement: Recommended Resources

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 08, 2016

"I am woman, hear me roar ..." went the 1970s hit song by Helen Reddy, whose iconic lyrics encouraged the empowerment of the female half of the population. Nowadays, that message could...


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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...