ZipWall® Dust Barrier System Review & Setup Guide

ZipWall®  has some of the best products for plastic sheeting and dust protection including a range of materials and kits. ZipWall® is a leading manufacturer of comprehensive dust barrier systems for all types of renovation or construction projects. For the past 20 years, ZipWall® has been creating a variety of dust barrier products and sheathing systems that have streamlined efficiency on the construction site. Installing a dust barrier is integral to many interior construction projects, especially when working in residential or active commercial areas. Having a temporary wall made of plastic sheeting is the best way to keep the [...]

Construction Podcast: Selecting a Contractor for Your Kitchen Remodel

From understanding the right questions to ask, to knowing exactly where to find a decent contractor, Bryan covers everything you need to learn about kitchen remodeling in this dynamic and informative construction podcast. Bryan Sebring joins the Kitchen Remodeling Made Easy podcast with a repertoire of helpful tips and important pieces of advice that you need to know. Finding the right contractor for your kitchen remodeling project can be tricky, especially if you’ve been burned by unreliable folks before. Knowing the who, what, where, when, why, and hows of finding the perfect professional is the key to a [...]

Make-Up Air Guidelines for Kitchen Exhaust Vents

If you use your kitchen a lot at home, it’s vital to take a look at make-up air system options to keep good air flowing as smoothly as possible. However, if your kitchen exhaust vent is whining and sputtering, it might be time to install a make-up air unit. Kitchen ventilation is vital to the functionality of your unit as a whole, and without making up air for the exhaust to use, you could be left with some serious damages. We are going to review what make-up air units do, and we’ll help you look for the signs [...]

What is a Kitchen Soffit and Can I Remove It?

Kitchen soffits sometimes known as bulkheads can be difficult to deal with if they are creating too much of a protrusion in your home.  A kitchen soffit can’t always be removed, but can often be disguised or covered up in ways that allow the soffit to blend in with the overall look of the kitchen. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at the definition of soffits, and why they take up space in a kitchen. Next, the article will present some ideas and tips for removing soffits and cabinetry around the soffits. A list of ideas [...]

Transitional Kitchen Designs You Will Absolutely Love

Transitional kitchen designs can help bring your unique ideas to life in an elegant way. This style allows you to blend traditional and contemporary looks without the fear of creating an unsavory contrast. Instead, the designs, colors, and textures come together to inspire earth-colored beauty and uplift your personal style. Do you ever wish that you could design a kitchen that incorporated a few of your favorite elements, rather than trying to fit your kitchen into a predetermined style? Are you remodeling your kitchen, and you can’t decide between a masculine or a feminine touch? Do you want something [...]

Choosing the Perfect Metal Range Hoods or Wood Range Hoods

Range hood installation is one of the most common tasks when it comes to kitchen remodeling. As a result, it is important to know how to go about selecting the perfect metal range hoods or wooden range hoods for your kitchen. When you want to select the perfect wood or metal range hood, it is first and foremost important to have an idea of the various options and styles that are available for your kitchen. The kitchen area is one of the most important rooms in your home. This is because most of us spend a significant amount [...]

Kitchen Appliances Colors: New & Exciting Trends

So tired of stainless steel? The industrial finish has been a design mainstay of many American kitchens for the past 20 years. Want to see some exciting new kitchen appliance colors and trends?For those of us who survived avocado green and harvest gold kitchens of 70's, it’s no wonder neutral appliances have anchored kitchens for the past few decades. From bisque and white of the 80's and 90's to modern stainless steel, homeowners have been wary of new appliance colors for a long time. But after a long break from more vibrant appliance colors, trends are shifting back in [...]

Simple Steps to Transform Your Average Kitchen

There are simple and cost-effective ways in which you can transform your average kitchen into a stunning and welcoming space. To some people, a beautiful kitchen consists of the latest cooking equipment, appliances, high-end cabinetry and upscale décor. Achieving this feat is not only time consuming, but will also make you delve deeper into your pocket to accomplish and maintain that sort of lifestyle. However, there are simple and economical ways in which you can remodel your ordinary kitchen. You can update your kitchen to look marvelous at a low cost and ensure that it maintains the same classy [...]

70 Spectacular Custom Kitchen Island Ideas

Time for some island hopping--right in your kitchen!  From curved marble custom kitchen islands to storage-heavy workhorse islands, we've gathered some impressive custom kitchen island ideas. The kitchen island is the social area of the kitchen. It is a popular gathering point especially for breakfast before everyone runs off to their own busy days. It also adds a lot of functionality to a kitchen, providing additional workspace and storage. Considering its central position in the kitchen, it is worth taking time to consider the best design for your kitchen island. Hopefully by the end of this blog, you’ll have [...]

Appliance Maintenance & When It’s Time to Replace

More often than not, we throw our appliances away when they break down and purchase new ones to replace them. However, it’s not always necessary. While appliances are not always as long-lasting as they were several decades ago; your appliances don’t always need to be replaced, sometimes it is a lot easier to have them repaired. The Average Appliance Lifespan It is important to know roughly how long your appliances will operate for before they need to be replaced. Here is a quick list of some of the most common appliances and the average length [...]