Alfresco Favorites: The Hottest Outdoor Kitchen Trends of 2019

For homeowners with ample backyard space and a steady supply of friends and family who want to come by and hang out, building an outdoor kitchen is a no-brainer. In years past, backyard kitchens lacked a certain refinement in both design and function. However, today’s spaces are quite stylish—some even rival their indoor counterparts. To find …

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The 10 Best White Kitchen Cabinet Paint Colors for a Clean, Airy Vibe

Whether you’re hoping to spruce up a country farmhouse or make some temporary changes to a rental, chances are you’ve got a fresh coat of paint in mind. After all, paint is the easiest, quickest, and likely the most inexpensive way to add life and vibrancy to any home without interfering with whatever other decor elements …

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8 Things You Don’t Know About Quartz Countertops

Many people are savvy enough to understand that so-called “quartz” countertops somehow different from other natural stone countertops. They may even vaguely understand that quartz countertops are actually a form of “engineered stone,” made from ground-up particles of stone bound together with space-age plastic resins.  Quartz countertops are even more unusual, though, as you’ll see.  To …

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Buying a home: 3 Reasons why you need to look at kitchens & bathrooms first

Kitchens and bathrooms need to be at least liveable when you move into your dream home. Grotty kitchens with rotten shelves and no work space will leave you reluctant to unpack your stuff into them, and to cook for your family. And rusty baths, creaky low-pressure plumbing, and mouldy grouting in bathrooms will put you …

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