Category: Kichen

Kitchen Cabinet Components

Atlas Hardware for Cabinets

When preparing to renovate an old kitchen or install a new one, exploring the range of kitchen cabinet components will be an essential first step in creating a custom kitchen to reflect your own unique style.

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Update Your Flooring

The economy may be keeping a lid on spending, but when it comes to flooring, it’s driving trends. That’s because today’s cost-conscious consumer is more demanding of value than ever.

There’s definitely been a shift from spending to savings. But that doesn’t mean consumers aren’t buying flooring: it means they’re looking for value and comfort. They might not be moving up right now, but they’re still into feathering the nest.

 

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Three Simple Ways to “Go Green” in Your Home

Pollution from power plants and factories contribute greatly to the cause of pollution. However, these are not the only contributing factors to pollution. Houses are also a contributing factor to pollution. But homeowners can efficiently reduce the output of pollution of their homes. Now adapting a green lifestyle is more readily available than ever before, and single-handily one of the most effective ways to protect our environment. Residents can leave their green footprint on the world by reducing the amount of energy usage with these eco-friendly products. Read More

Make the Most of Your Deck Decor On a Budget

 

Once the temperature starts to rise we all want to be outside and soaking up the sun! Your deck is an outdoor oasis so make sure it shows off all aspects of who you and your family are. Enclosing your deck allows you to use it all year long. Think about the flooring, colors, furniture and even putting in an outside kitchen. Your deck décor will a big factor in the how much time and enjoyment you get from your outdoor space.

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Move your kitchen to the backyard! Let’s talk outdoor kitchens.

In some areas summer has already hit and the thought of walking into your kitchen and cooking in this heat is a solid no go. Let’s face it we have all gotten pretty creative when it comes to summer cooking, preparing the meal in the mornings when it is cooler, spending a solid day preparing the main items of a meal so you only have to heat it up and even reducing the meal to sandwiches and cold salads. Anything to beat the heat! Read More

Tile Kitchen Countertops

While many homeowners reserve tile for floors and backsplashes, tile countertops can be an excellent—and affordable—option. Ceramic tile is impervious to heat and water, and when properly glazed, it won’t stain. Proper sealant helps ensure grout won’t discolor or stain, and large-format tiles cover a lot of area with minimal grout lines. Still most popular out west, ceramic tile is a solid option worth a second look. Read More

Green Resources

Green design is a science, not an art. Some principles apply across the board, but many measures will depend on your home’s age, construction techniques used, building codes, local climate (temperature and humidity) and the land on which your home sits. If you’re going to get serious about green, you’ll want to do a lot of research and eventually some testing. To help you along, we’ve provided this list of recommended resources. Read More

Light Up Your “Layout!”

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You may have been thinking about maybe giving your beautiful home a new lighting makeover to bring out the elegant qualities that you would love to show off to family and friends. So, whether you want to just make a minor adjustment or a whole-house upgrade, we will give you some great room-by-room tips on bringing out the best lighting in your home.

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5 Kitchen Styles and How to Find the One for You

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Style is very easy to recognize with your eyes – it’s easy to tell a modern kitchen design from a rustic one – but often harder to decide what style o=is best for you. After all, you will be equally drawn to chrome as you are to aged wood. Here are 5 of the top kitchen styles, and a few tips on how to decide which is right one for you.

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