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5 Kitchen Accents to Put the Finishing Touch on your Kitchen Renovation

5 Kitchen Accents to Put the Finishing Touch on your Kitchen Renovation

You’ve been thinking about this for months, maybe years: renovating your kitchen. You’ve already selected the cabinets and have set the overall style, but how can you make your kitchen renovation even more perfect? Accents and finishing touches. 

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Mistakes to Avoid Before Finishing Your Basement

Mistakes to Avoid Before Finishing Your Basement

So you’ve decided that you want to finish the basement and make it a usable space. Great!  It will be one of the most rewarding projects, both functionally and financially. Make sure you run through this quick checklist of things to do before you start.

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A Functional Home Kitchen: Inspired by a Commercial Environment

A Functional Home Kitchen: Inspired by a Commercial Environment

The kitchen is often the most used room in the house. It is definitely the room that should be designed to be efficient and practical. A poorly designed kitchen is more than just frustrating; it can create opportunities for trips, falls, and injuries. When we look at professional kitchen layouts and features, we can find some useful guidance to designing a functional kitchen at home. Here are some simple and easy ways to design your kitchen that will make it more usable and efficient for food preparation and gathering.

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Man Cave Must Haves!

Man Cave Must Haves!

It happened, you finally received approval to go ahead with your man cave. As your dream starts to become a reality, you really need to start making decisions about all of the things you want to have in it. Other than a Kegerator and wall-to-wall HD TVs, you might consider a few other additions that can make a man cave a complete and perfect place to hang out.

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Risks of Working with an Uninsured or Unlicensed Contractor

Risks of Working with an Uninsured or Unlicensed Contractor

It seems like it should be easy: You call a contractor, hire him to complete the work, and then he gets paid.  You don’t want, nor consider asking about licenses and insurance, but…

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Top Reasons to Remodel Instead of Moving

Top Reasons to Remodel Instead of Moving

It happens to everyone: you look around and realize that you need more space. Maybe you need a nursery or an office. Perhaps the bathroom is outdated or the kitchen drives you crazy. Then you say it.... “Should we move?”

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10 Signs You Hired The Wrong Contractor

10 Signs You Hired The Wrong Contractor

When you first met with your contractor, he was friendly, polite, and professional.  He anticipated all of your needs and you were comfortable moving forward with the project. Now, after you’ve hired this company, paid the deposit, and work has begun, you’re having a bad case of buyer’s remorse.

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8 Signs Your Home Desperately Needs an Addition

8 Signs Your Home Desperately Needs an Addition

It should seem obvious, but for many homeowners, it’s a slow crawl to needing an addition. It starts with the perfect house, then as your family grows and changes, so do your needs.

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4 Apps that Every Homeowner Must Download before Starting a Renovation

4 Apps that Every Homeowner Must Download before Starting a Renovation

Smartphones have changed everything about our lives. From the way we communicate with people around the world to the way that we work, these small computers are powerful and amazing instruments.

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The Power of a Walk-In Pantry- 5 Reasons to make this your next project!

The Power of a Walk-In Pantry- 5 Reasons to make this your next project!

You see them everywhere!  They’re one of the most popular pins on Pinterest, always a full sized spread in Home and Garden, and even showcased as ‘real life kitchens’ on the Food Network. Most people think of a walk-in pantry as a dream kitchen, and just that a dream. In reality, a walk-in pantry is actually a great solution to ...