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Kitchen

  • Build It Yourself: Plate Rack

    Sometimes the best accent pieces for your home are the items you use on a daily basis. Pull those plates you spent a fortune on out of the cabinet and display…

  • Easy Home Plumbing Tips

    Toilet clogged, won’t flush, constantly running, or you’ve got noisy banging pipes? Here are some easy home plumbing tips you should try before bringing in the pros. Most often they will…

  • Plywood Kitchen Countertops

    One of the least-expensive kitchen countertop options is wood. You don’t have to go the way of pricey foreign wood grains that claim to be eco-friendly. You can outfit your kitchen…

  • Choosing an Oven or Cooktop

    If you’re in the market for a new oven or cooktop there are a lot more options out there now than there used to be, so it’s definitely worth some research.…

  • Macerating Toilets Make a Half-Bath Possible

    Adding a half-bath is almost always a great idea. Typically they are located in areas for convenience and are also chosen for high-traffic areas in your home. But as families grow…

  • Chemical-free Cookware Options

    Swapping harsh bleaches or detergents for mild cleaning products or CFLs for the energy-draining light bulbs of the past are just some of the easy green improvements you can make around…

  • K/BIS 2008 New Product and Coverage Roundup

    Hansa Stella Faucet The K/BIS 2008 conference and show in Chicago has wrapped up and we’ve pulled together a list of the best coverage. Some of favorite new products include the…

  • Notes from a Dream House Diary

    The Kitchen Designer has been an avid reader of the New York Time’s blog the Dream House Diary which chronicles a couples experiences while building their dream house on Anna Maria…

  • K/BIS 2008 in Chicago

    K/BIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) is under way in Chicago and the cancellation of more than 1000 American Airlines flights hopefully won’t damper the launch of the show although we…

  • Give Your Kitchen a Facelift

    Add some new bling to your kitchen by spicing up your cabinets with a whole new look. Updating the hardware on your cabinets won’t take too long, and once completed your…

  • Choosing a Kitchen Layout

    Different websites will recommend the “best” kitchen layout for you, whether it’s the L-shaped, the U-shaped, or galley style kitchen. Yes, it’s important to keep the basic kitchen triangle in mind,…

  • Installing an Under-Sink Water Filter

    We love tap water! Want to save money and the environment? Make your own bottles of water which is the same stuff that Dasani (Coca-Cola) and Aquafina (Pepsi) are selling you.…

  • The City Cook

    Courtesy of the Manhattan Users Guide, we’ve got a new bookmark that I’m sure many non-New Yorkers may find interesting. The City Cook is focused on urbanites who are otherwise too…