Standard Height, Counter Height and Bar Height Tables Guide

If you are in the process of planning out new kitchen and dining spaces, you may be wondering how the height of your tables and chairs will impact your daily life and the enjoyment of your newly remodeled spaces. Perhaps you're thinking of having a counter eating area built in or you want to get away from the standard dining room table, so you're considering a counter or bar height table. Either one can be beneficial for different scenarios. You will want a good understanding of the various options for standard, bar and counter height tables so that [...]

How to Choose the Right Kitchen Island Lights

The kitchen island is rarely ever used for one activity only. In most homes it is a multipurpose space whose role changes depending on the occasion, time of day and changing family needs. Its various functions include being a breakfast area, a kitchen workspace, a cooking center or even a full dining space. This versatility can make it a bit challenging to choose the right kitchen island lighting. Whatever lighting you choose has to be ideal for different situations from cooking to dining to food preparation and anything else that takes place on the kitchen island. At the [...]

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 [...]

50 Amazing Farmhouse Sinks to Make Your Kitchen Pop

Farmhouse Sink Styles Also called apron-front sinks, farmhouse sinks are a favorite among homeowners. While it is associated with traditional and country house decors, it has also found its place in modern and contemporary abodes. It is loved for its deep capacity, practical convenience and charming style. If you are planning to install a farmhouse apron sink, there are several styles you can choose from depending on your needs, budget and taste. Below, we provide a rundown of the various options available in the market. We also have a guide on how to choose the right one as [...]

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Use Color to Make a Small Kitchen Look Larger

If I could have my way (don't we all wish we could!), I would design my kitchen to be the size of two very large rooms. It would have lots of counter space for food prep and to hold the immense number of appliances I've accumulated. It would feature an eat-in section, a desk area, a large range hood, and even a hang-out space with comfy seating. Reality, however, is quite different. My kitchen is the size of a small box. Within that box, I've placed full-sized appliances, a small round table, a pantry, and enough counter space to [...]

The Modern Kitchen: Everything and the Kitchen Sink

The traditional kitchen: Oven, sink and fridge.  Over the years’ typical kitchens have grown to include microwaves, toaster ovens, dishwashers and many more cooking tools. We have compiled just some of the most popular and useful newer kitchen add-ons, features and special areas that you might want to include in your new kitchen design. Double Ovens Double ovens are very useful for large families or people who have parties. They come in either wall stacked or side by side format and as you may have guessed, double your oven space.  They also allow you to cook things that require [...]

How Long Does a Kitchen Remodel Really Take? A Realistic Schedule

If you are planning a kitchen renovation, one of the things you may be wondering is, "How long does a kitchen remodel really take?" Whether you want to know so you can plan an event, or you simply just want to know when your home will be back to normal; here are a few guidelines and a realistic schedule you can refer to. The most fun you'll probably have is planning your new kitchen and how you want it to look. The design phase allows you to pick and choose your new appliances, flooring, countertops, paint colors, and one [...]

The 6 Best Kitchen Layouts to Consider For Your Renovation

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms to get right when considering kitchen design and renovations because there is so much to consider. A kitchen is more than just where you cook and keep all your food and appliances. Will the family eat in the kitchen as well and if so how do you want them to enjoy the space? Is your washing machine in a utility room or do you need the extra counter space to cleverly hide it in the kitchen? You may start off designing your dream kitchen by considering the aesthetic features like [...]

The Best Tips for Surviving Your Kitchen Construction

How to Survive Kitchen Construction There are dozens of reasons for homeowners to have a new kitchen built from the subflooring out. If you’re planning on having kitchen construction done, then there are things you should know for the safety of your family. You should know a few things in order to save their sanity, too, because kitchen renovations can take twice as long to complete for many reasons. So pull up a chair and get comfortable. You have some planning to do. To Stay or Not to Stay Bob Vila tells a story of homeowners who had their [...]