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The Ram Cave Winners

The Ram Cave Winners

Ram Trucks just announced the three winners of their Ram Cave renovation contest

Use These 10 Construction Terms When Talking to Your Contractor

Use These 10 Construction Terms When Talking to Your Contractor

Get mad respect from your contractor by name dropping these 10 construction terms.

Recycle Old Kitchen Cabinets And Countertops

Recycle Old Kitchen Cabinets And Countertops

There are a ton of ideas to reuse discarded cabinets and countertops

What’s The Average Cost Of A Kitchen Remodel?

What’s The Average Cost Of A Kitchen Remodel?

The kitchen is often the center of a home. It’s where we prepare food, eat, gather and relax. It comes as no surprise, then, that kitchen remodels top the list of most popular home projects. And they’re typically where homeowners see the highest return on their investment, too. If you’re […]

Quick And Affordable Kitchen Fixes

Quick And Affordable Kitchen Fixes

If you can’t afford a kitchen remodel but want to change the look of it, you have a few options in updating your space. The best part about these projects? Not only are they affordable, but they’re quick, so you can implement a budget-friendly makeover in a few hours or […]

Should You Choose Open Shelving or Wall Cabinets?

Should You Choose Open Shelving or Wall Cabinets?

When it comes to kitchens, storage is one of the most important factors. And because good storage is so important, it’s often one of the primary considerations during a kitchen renovation. In regard to kitchen cabinets and shelving, you generally have two options: wall and base cabinets or open shelving. […]

Trend Watch: Hiding Kitchen Appliances Within Cabinetry

Trend Watch: Hiding Kitchen Appliances Within Cabinetry

Stainless steel, bright colors–today’s appliances are certainly as eye-catching as they are functional. And in some cases, certain appliances can serve as a trophy of sorts; a state-of-the-art refrigerator, perhaps, or my personal holy grail: the KitchenAid artisan stand mixer. Yet an emerging trend is producing an interesting result in […]

Cheap Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing

Cheap Kitchen Cabinet Refinishing

This easy to apply kitchen cabinet refinishing solution from Rust-Oleum will save you time and money and give you fresh looking cabinets to last for years.

Track Current Kitchen Usage To Inspire Future Renovation

Track Current Kitchen Usage To Inspire Future Renovation

We’ve said it once, we’ll say it again: every successful renovation starts with a healthy dose of planning. Whether you prefer the structured approach of a workbook or something a little more free, making sketches and taking notes are great ways to keep yourself organized, focused, and most importantly, on […]

Update Your Space with 2011 Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Update Your Space with 2011 Kitchen Remodeling Trends

The new year is nearly upon us, and that means trend forecasts are being released on an almost daily basis. If you’re planning to update your kitchen in 2011, you may want to consider some of these current trends that will add style and functionality to your space. + Integrate […]

Survive A Reno With A Temporary Kitchen

Survive A Reno With A Temporary Kitchen

For most of us, one of the hardest parts of a large-scale renovation is dealing with the mess, confusion and chaos created by the project. Take the kitchen, for example, which is often the center of the home. If you’re in the process of redoing your kitchen, it can be […]

5 Questions To Ask Your Kitchen Designer

5 Questions To Ask Your Kitchen Designer

Designing your kitchen space can seem overwhelming at times, especially in the beginning stages. You can save A LOT of time, stress and angst if you hire a kitchen professional that works in this field of design. Once you make that time-saving decision, here are 5 questions you should make […]

Marble Countertops Are Built To Last

Marble Countertops Are Built To Last

Although granite countertops continue to be the most popular choice in the kitchen, marble is also a great option if you seek an all-natural stone option. One of the biggest deterrents to using marble as a countertop material is its high price tag. Experts also recommend applying a sealant to […]

Embrace Contrast With Dark Grout

Embrace Contrast With Dark Grout

During this morning’s perusal of ApartmentTherapy, I stumbled across a fantastic idea: combining gleaming white subway tile with dark grout to create a vivid yet polished contrast. I love the way the grout makes the tiles pop — this could be a fascinating decorating technique for a kitchen or bathroom. […]

Seal A Cork Floor, Ward Off Kitchen Messes

Seal A Cork Floor, Ward Off Kitchen Messes

Cork is cool, no doubt about it. This tree is actually planted not to be cut down, but to be kept healthy for decades, providing a harvest of valuable bark for the building industry. Cork tree farms are found on the sunny shores of southern Europe and are used to […]

Size Won’t Matter With Small Kitchen DIY Tips

Size Won’t Matter With Small Kitchen DIY Tips

Although I’m sure many of us dream of having a huge, open, airy kitchen in which we can cook culinary masterpieces and comfortably seat a small army of friends and family, sometimes the practical–and budgetary–realities say otherwise. When DIY blogger ADD and her husband embarked on a renovation of their […]

Avoid The Number-One Kitchen Renovation Mistake

Avoid The Number-One Kitchen Renovation Mistake

The kitchen is often the heart and soul of any home, so it’s no surprise that kitchen renovations are the most popular home improvement projects. Yet because a kitchen needs a high degree of functionality as well as design appeal, it can prove to be a complicated area in which […]

Change Your Kitchen Floor (Inexpensively) With Vinyl Tiles

Change Your Kitchen Floor (Inexpensively) With Vinyl Tiles

When my husband and I purchased our home, a major selling factor was the kitchen. It had been added onto our 110+ year old house within our lifetimes, was spacious, had lots of storage, and was definitely large enough for the two of us to be in the space simultaneously […]

Add Spice To Your Kitchen With Built-In Rack

Add Spice To Your Kitchen With Built-In Rack

I have a kitchen conundrum. Storage space is minimal in my loft, especially in the kitchen area. One of the things I really need? A spice rack. I’ve been searching for wall-mounted varieties to add to my wedding registry, but I stumbled across this built-in solution via Dwell’s Twitter feed […]

Are Single-Basin Sinks Superior?

Are Single-Basin Sinks Superior?

For as long as I can remember, I’ve lived in homes with double-basin sinks. Although I sometimes find myself cramped for space, I’ve developed inherent habits that instruct me to use the left side for rinsing/washing/pre-dishwasher purgatory and the right side for drying hand-washed items. I may not be ready […]

Best Bets For Kitchen Flooring

Best Bets For Kitchen Flooring

August is Kitchen Remodel Month here at Charles & Hudson, which means we’re focusing on what is arguably the heart of any home. Research compiled by the National Kitchen and Bath Association indicates that kitchen renovations account for the largest percentage of remodeling projects in the U.S. And if you’re […]

Do Sustainable Kitchens Have To Be Small?

Do Sustainable Kitchens Have To Be Small?

Contemporary design is hot, no doubt about it. And many modern designs are slim, subtle and sustainable. But when I looked at this award-winning design from Kristin Laass and Norman Ebelt, I began to wonder. Does having a sustainable kitchen mean that I need to be minimalistic in terms of […]