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Kitchen

  • Most Popular Kitchen Counter Goes To…

    It’s still granite! In a recent article from Consumer Reports, granite accounted for 56 percent of kitchen counter sales in the last year. This surface shows no signs of slowing in…

  • Kitchen of Many Colors

    When it comes to appliances, how colorful would you go? I grew up in a kitchen that had a mustard yellow stove before it was chucked in lieu of something a…

  • Pedal To The Metal

    If you’re looking for something a bit more flashy than porcelain and glass for your kitchen backsplash, give recycled metal tiles a try. I was recently reminded of the cool folks…

  • A La Carte Kitchen

    I’m gonna totally gleek out right now and admit that when I see a kitchen product I love, I start humming that Olivia Newtown-John song. You know the one. I looooove…

  • How To Save, Spend and Plan a Kitchen Remodel

    The latest series from our Kitchen blog is from Jennifer Volland who highlights the design and build process of her friends Hollywood Hills kitchen. Part I: Where to Save Part II:…

  • Choosing Kitchen Paint Colors

    After a few recent dinner parties while everyone is crowded around the hors d’oeuvres by the kitchen counter, a common conversation has frequently come up. What color should I paint my…

  • Tattoo Your Kitchen Tile

    During the overhaul of our kitchen, there were a couple of things that despite my best efforts, I couldn’t quite come up with a game plan for. Some things, like my…

  • Cosmetic Kitchen Makeovers

    Kitchen remodels don’t necessarily require a change to your kitchen layout. Many times it is nice to redirect traffic or expand within a kitchen but if you are happy with your…

  • Easiest Kitchen Backsplash Install Ever

    If you’re short on time, money and effort but still need covet a new tile backsplash then it looks like SIMPLEMAT is for you. It literally adheres to your current backsplash…

  • Kitchen Design Help for a Blue Beauty

    We often like to help out readers with design questions and the room that seems to be everyone’s priority is the kitchen. Sarah would like some design input on this blue…

  • Not Cheap but Cheaper Kitchen Remodel

    Just because your kitchen was built in the 80’s doesn’t mean you’re regulated to ugly cabinets and formica countertops. And you also don’t have to spend a fortune to modernize it.…

  • Built-Ins for Small Spaces

    When space is tight and you don’t have the luxury to acquire great furniture but you also need storage options then consider built-ins. These open cabinets get a bad rap sometimes…

  • The Tiniest Kitchen Remodel Ever

    Katie of Making This Home houseblog has shared with us a kitchen remodel unlike any we’ve seen. She and her husband are Americans who recently moved to Berlin and are making…

  • Proper Power for Over Range Microwaves

    One of the more popular space saving ideas in a kitchen is installing an over-range microwave. It will open up countertop space and provide an exhaust fan for your range if…

  • Last Call for Kitchen Countertop Help

    We’ve received some great reader feedback for help in deciding what to do with this kitchen countertop but we’d love a few more folks to weigh in with their opinions on…

  • Garbage Disposal Maintenance

    It’s one of the least glamorous yet more hard-working parts of your kitchen–and when your garbage disposal isn’t working properly, it can wreak havoc on your plumbing and even leave behind…

  • Choosing a Garbage Disposal

    TheHome has compiled a great guide with tons of reviews for helping you select a garbage disposal. Consider your kitchen use and frequency before buying just any disposal.…

  • Kitchens of Mad Men

    Betty Draper struggles to fit into the life of a 50’s housewife on AMC’s Mad Men, and she’s often seen wearing an apron in the kitchen and cooking meals, taking care…

  • Flagstone Kitchen Tiles

    Flagstone is typically used in outdoor applications to create pathways or sometimes patios but this family is using them to tile their kitchen. But what is even more interesting is the…

  • Remove White Caulk from Kitchen

    This homeowner just had a new granite countertop installed but unfortunately the contractors used white caulk instead of clear to seal the countertop to the back wall of the kitchen. The…