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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 […]

Daltile Introduces SlimLite Surfacing Products

Daltile Introduces SlimLite Surfacing Products

At this year’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, Daltile unveiled several new products, including SlimLite Slate and Quartzite, “a line of innovative, thin and lightweight surfacing products,” according to the company. Available later this spring, SlimLite is designed to be installed on various surfaces, including in the kitchen and bathroom, […]

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 […]

Manage Recipes, Music With A Built-In iPad Cabinet

Manage Recipes, Music With A Built-In iPad Cabinet

Quick poll: Does anyone still use cookbooks? With smartphones and tablets becoming increasingly popular, recipe apps may be the way to go. (Confession? I have numerous cookbooks. And I use them. A lot.) While browsing the blogosphere, we stumbled across an ingenious project–a built-in iPad cabinet, positioned near the kitchen, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Apartment Renovation Inspiration

Apartment Renovation Inspiration

I can’t stop looking at the pictures of a full apartment renovation that recently appeared in a guest post on one of my favorite blogs, A Brooklyn Limestone In Progress. The contributor, Nicole Cohen, just launched her own blog but stopped over at BL to share a wealth of pictures […]