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Kitchen / Bathrooms

Kitchen Counters: A Materials Overview

Kitchen Counters: A Materials Overview

by Guest on Feb 27, 2010

Kitchen countertops are available in an almost limitless array of materials and colors. Nothing beats granite for durability, stainless steel for a contemporary, functional look, or tile for timeless charm. Below are some of the more common counter surfaces with their respective advantages and disadvantages. Continue reading →

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Creating a Cottage Kitchen with Bead Board

Creating a Cottage Kitchen with Bead Board

by Guest on Mar 2, 2010

Kitchen decor can range from modern and bold to elegant and elaborate by using strategic kitchen pieces. One of the most popular decorating trends for a kitchen is the cottage look. The cottage kitchen makes use of simple, utilitarian designs. It is functional and simplistic, yet utterly charming. The cottage look also uses a liberal amount of white in its decor. White counters, white cabinets and white walls are all trademarks of a cottage kitchen. Any easy way to install a cottage feel into an already white kitchen space is to install bead board. Continue reading →

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How to Choose the Right Vessel Sink for Your Bathroom

How to Choose the Right Vessel Sink for Your Bathroom

by Guest on Mar 5, 2010

Vessel sinks are the hottest new trend in bathroom design. In many ways, vessel sinks are a throwback to a time before plumbing when people washed up each morning in elaborate china basins that sat atop their bedroom vanities. During Victorian times these beautiful China fixtures were paired with matching floral and gilt pitchers to hold the water, and some people still collect these sets. Vessel sinks are a beautiful new take on an old idea. Continue reading →

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Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink: Ways to Choose

Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink: Ways to Choose

by Guest on Mar 6, 2010

Before buying kitchen sinks, you have to carefully plan the design of your kitchen. And as you are searching for the right sink, it would help if you check on the stainless steel kitchen sink. This is a good kind that you can purchase and if you can buy a kitchen sink made of stainless steel that would suit your taste, then you have satisfied your design needs and the material is also durable to use. In any fixture, you would want that it looks good and blends with the room but you should also think of its functionality. With the stainless steel kitchen sink, you can achieve both of the considerations. It can be designed in a way that you would want and there are many designs that you can choose from. Added to this, you will also have the chance to use a kind of material that is not hard to maintain. Continue reading →

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A Beautiful Addition to any Kitchen is Travertine Kitchen Countertops

A Beautiful Addition to any Kitchen is Travertine Kitchen Countertops

by Guest on Mar 12, 2010

A travertine kitchen countertop come in shades from coral reds to tan and many colors in between so you have lots of choices. Travertine belongs to the marble and limestone family so it is not the hardest stone in the entire world so make sure you keep that in mind when you are deciding on this type. Because it belongs to the same family as marble it has that same beauty but witha more natural look then marble. Travertine is available in either slabs or as tiles and if you go for tiles those will vary in size from small mosaic type tiles to large 36" squares. Continue reading →

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Stainless Steel Sink are for Lifetime Use

Stainless Steel Sink are for Lifetime Use

by Guest on Mar 12, 2010

It is a good choice if you choose to use stainless material inside your house. Stainless steel sink are the most common stainless materials inside our house. Using this stainless steel sink is very practical because it is durable and rust free. Using this kind of material reflect the lifestyle that you have for it show how practical you are in term of the things that you use. Continue reading →

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Cleaning Stainless Steel Sinks

Cleaning Stainless Steel Sinks

by Guest on Apr 10, 2010

While stainless steel is very durable it is not completely maintenance free. Stainless Steel is a metal alloy created from a combination of metal including nickel and chromium. Because there is a sufficient amount of chromium it creates a protective film of chromium oxide over the surface when exposed to the air. If the sinks surface is left wet or coated with food and other contaminates the metals in the sink cannot form this protective layer and become susceptible to stains and rust marks. If properly maintained your sink will last a lifetime and continue to add charm and beauty to any decor. Continue reading →

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Stainless Steel vs. Granite Composite Sinks

Stainless Steel vs. Granite Composite Sinks

by Guest on Apr 10, 2010

There are many choices when picking out your new kitchen sink. The most common sink found in today's homes is a stainless steel sink. The stainless steel sinks are common due to their durability and ability to match the look of more modern kitchen appliances. New technology has enabled the production of granite composite sinks, which also have many benefits. Please use this article to discover the differences between the two. Continue reading →

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Learn the Basics of Bathroom Refinishing

Learn the Basics of Bathroom Refinishing

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

The do-it-yourself "fixer upper" you decided to invest in is finally nearing completion and looking like a decent place to live; there are only a few more projects to complete. Passing up the final touches like remodeling the guest bedroom, you look down at the tired old bathtub that came with the home. It is a nice size and shape and the fixtures are antiques. The plumbing works, and it has great bones; it just looks old and beat down. Grabbing your list of projects you circle "bathroom refinishing" and settle down to work. Continue reading →

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Tips on How to Build a Canopy Bed

Tips on How to Build a Canopy Bed

by Guest on Apr 12, 2010

Getting Started to Build a Canopy Bed. If you want the simplest way of building a canopy bed, you might want to consider just making a canopy frame for an existing bed. It's also very cheap if you are going to use PVC pipes for the frame from which you can hang the fabric. The only thing you have to consider here is if your ceiling is sturdy enough to be able to hold the additional weight. Continue reading →

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