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A Guide To Choosing The Best Refrigerator For You

Everything You Need To Know Before Purchasing One Of The Most Important Appliances For Your Home

Whether you are remodeling or building a custom home, selecting the right refrigerator is one of the most important decisions you will make when designing your new kitchen. If you haven't shopped for a refrigerator in a while, you may be surprised by the many styles, colors, finishes and features...

06 Oct 21

A Guide To Choosing The Best Dishwasher For You

From Basic To High-End Models: Which Features Do You Really Need?

There are well over 20 brands of dishwashers and each manufacturer offers multiple models within each brand. Prices range from $300 for a very basic dishwasher to $3,000 for a high-end model with lots of bells and whistles. Features and options increase as the price goes up, but before you spend money on a dishwasher it's...

28 Sep 21

A Guide To Choosing The Best Cooktop Or Range For You

Learn About The Many Options You Have Before Selecting A Major Cooking Appliance

This article gives you insight about the pros and cons of the various types of cooktops and ranges on the market so you can make an educated decision about what is best for your lifestyle. As you design your new kitchen - whether you're remodeling or building a custom home - consider these questions before...

19 Sep 21

Tips For Designing A Highly Functional Kitchen

How To Design A Kitchen That Works Perfectly For You

When planning for your kitchen remodel, or a kitchen in your new custom home, it is most important to consider the functionality of the space. How do you use your kitchen? Will you require separate gourmet prep areas, or would you rather have a traditional layout in your kitchen? Here are some tips for designing a highly functional kitchen...

01 Sep 21

14 Tips For Remodeling Your Basement

How To Upgrade And Utilize Space In Your Home That You Already Have

Need more space in your home but you aren't ready, or able, to invest in an expensive addition? The answer may be right under your feet. By remodeling your basement, you can expand your current living area and, oftentimes, spend far less than an addition would cost. With proper planning and design, you could have that brand...

18 Aug 21

How Much Does It Cost To Remodel Your Bathroom?

Understanding The Many Factors That Affect The Cost Of A Bathroom Remodel

Remodeling a bathroom is a big undertaking, so before you begin it is important to understand some of the factors that can dramatically impact the cost of your project. Whether you need a complete overhaul of your bathroom or just a simple update, variables such as the age of your home, the materials you select and even...

16 Aug 21

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