How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting

Installing under cabinet lighting can make your projects in the kitchen so much easier. Under cabinet lighting also makes your kitchen look much nicer.  There are a couple of ways you can do this;  you can use a Plug-in or a Hard-wired under cabinet lighting unit for the kitchen.

Under Cabinet Lighting
Under Cabinet Kitchen Lighting

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How to Install Tin Tile Backsplash

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The luster and shine of steel, brass, copper and chrome are not just for the ceiling anymore!  Metallics go with every design trend and are now fashionably showing up on walls, cabinets, backsplashes and more.   Adding a tin tile backsplash to your kitchen will add a whole new dimension to its style!  Let’s not forget that it’s also durable, lightweight, fireproof, and easy to clean.  Continue reading →

How to Repair that Leaky Faucet

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One of the most common household repairs involves leaky faucets. Not only can these be a major annoyance, but expensive as well. Learning how to repair that leaky faucet yourself can eliminate costs associated with hiring a plumber and waiting for help to arrive. Follows are some simple steps that anyone can use to troubleshoot and fix the problem.  Continue reading →

How to Take Charge of your Bathroom and Kitchen Design Like a Pro

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Designing your new kitchen or bathroom can be frightening and exciting at the same time. The entire process can seem extremely overwhelming before you even know where to start. It is natural to want to jump in and start picking out fixtures, pour over cabinet designs and compare color swatches that will eventually fulfill your design vision – but try to resist that temptation. There are several key necessary steps you should always do for any big design project first that will shape the overall outcome.  Continue reading →

How to Add Space to Your Kitchen

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Maximizing space in your kitchen is one of the most important chores we face, but it’s also one of the more difficult!  Let’s face it, we have way to much stuff!  Of course, we need all of it!  So, we need to find ways to store all of it.  There are several ways to estimate your storage needs when designing your new or remodeled kitchen. With a little bit of creativity, you can follow an easy set of guidelines to add some necessary space to your kitchen!  Continue reading →

How To Get Ready To Install Cabinets

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Ready to update your kitchen or bathroom? Adding some new cabinets is a great place to start. You will be amazed at what a new set of cabinets can do to freshen up the vibe in your home!

1. Remove Everything from Kitchen. Begin the remodeling process by removing all existing appliances, cabinets, countertops, and moldings from the space where the cabinets are to be installed. Moving these out of the way will allow for easier access to install the new cabinets. Also make sure to shut off the water, power, and utility lines before beginning to remodel as these may present a hazard during the remodeling stage.     Continue reading →

Brighten Your Kitchen with Blue

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Are you looking for a way to brighten your kitchen? Bored with your color or theme of your kitchen? Then update to blue! The new trend for a bright kitchen is the use of using different shades blue. You can go traditional with blue and white, or vibrant with other primary colors like yellow and red as accents with your blue kitchen.  There are many styles you can choose to upgrade your new blue kitchen too.  Continue reading →

Choosing Your Kitchen Countertop Tile

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Kitchen countertops are the pride and joy of any great kitchen, which means picking the right countertop material, is an important task.  Asking yourself (or the cook of the family) some important questions will help in the search for the perfect countertop.   What is the priority in the kitchen; style, durability, usability, green factor or maintenance.  All of these items should go into choosing the correct countertop for your new kitchen.  Continue reading →

Celebrate Earth Day!

ImageEarth Day has been celebrated since 1970 and has grown in popularity from an environmental movement that only hippies cared about to a global movement to save and clean up the Earth.  Trees are planted, parks cleaned up, green is made “cool” for one specific day.  Citizens of the world give up time and energy to help make the Earth a little more beautiful.

Globally the green movement is taking effect and at Plumbtile.com we are making an effort to offer products that are not only stylish and durable, but also greenContinue reading →