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A Guide To Choosing The Best Warming Drawer For You

How To Keep Food Warm Without Drying It Out

What is a warming drawer and why should you have one in your kitchen? A warming drawer is a household appliance that is designed to maintain a steady temperature without overcooking or drying out the food you place inside.  You can prepare an entire meal in advance and keep it warm when dinnertime is still an hour away. Or, keep a single plate of...

23 Nov 21

A Guide To Choosing The Best Beverage Center For You

The Benefits Of Integrating Hot and Cold Beverage Centers Into Your Kitchen Design

Having dedicated cold and hot beverage centers in your kitchen may sound like a luxury, but in fact, it can be a real convenience. For instance, putting cans and bottles in a cold beverage center will free-up valuable space in your main refrigerator. Certain beverages, like wine, benefit from being stored at...

23 Nov 21

10 New Trends In Bathroom Tile Design

Elevate The Look Of Your Bathroom

Bathroom tile has a utilitarian purpose - it needs to be moisture-resistant, easy to maintain and durable. At the same time, the tile you choose should be visually pleasing and reflect your personal style. With so many colors, styles and materials to choose from, you are no longer stuck with plain white squares. The newest trends are all about mixing color,...

26 May 21

All You Need To Know To Pick The Perfect Paint For Every Room In Your Home

Our Tips For Choosing The Right Color And Type Of Interior Paint

Painting is the easiest way to express your personal style in your home. But, there's more to choosing the right paint than simply picking a pretty color. Understanding what type of paint you need for each surface in your home is key. For instance, a lower-luster eggshell finish is suitable for walls and ceilings, but doors and...

18 Feb 21

Our Guide To Home Exterior Siding Material Options

Learn About The Most Popular Types And Styles of Siding

If the exterior of your home is well maintained and has great curb appeal, that makes a positive first impression and can increase the value of your property. Peeling paint, missing shingles or buckled siding makes another kind of statement entirely. 

Whether you are renovating or building new, it's important to choose exterior materials...

11 Feb 21

Moving In: 5 Ways to Expand Your Home and Share Space with Aging Parents

How To Live Together While Maintaining Privacy And Independence

Multi-generational living can be beneficial for the entire family. For instance, strong bonds can be formed amongst family members when they spend a lot of time together. Living with family can create a greater sense of safety and security for your aging parents, while at the same time, they can be trusted caretakers of their...

14 Oct 20

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