Kitchen

Shaw Tile Flooring
... their durability and are resistant to wear and tear.variety: available in multiple colors, textures, and sizes. porcelainwater resistance: highly water-resistant, making it ideal for bathrooms and kitchens.aesthetic appeal: often has a more polished look compared to ceramic. stonenatural look: offers a rustic, earthy appearance.unique patterns: no two stone tiles are alike, offering a unique ...
Toli Vinyl Flooring
...ooring provide a cushioned underfoot feel, making it comfortable for everyday use. in addition, toli’s vinyl floors are water-resistant and easy to clean, which makes them practical for areas such as kitchens and bathrooms. design flexibilitytoli vinyl flooring comes in a plethora of designs, textures, and colors, making it incredibly versatile. whether you are looking for a wood-like finish, a t...
Daltile® Tile
...izes that range from traditional to ultra-modern. porcelain tiles are known for their durability and water resistance, making them ideal for high-traffic areas and wet environments like bathrooms and kitchens. natural stone from travertine and marble to granite and slate, daltile® provides a wide array of natural stone options that bring an organic aesthetic to your interiors. these stones are s...
Crossville Porcelain Tile
...ity. made from refined clay and fired at high temperatures, these tiles are resistant to moisture, scratches, and stains. this makes them an excellent choice for areas with high foot traffic, such as kitchens, hallways, and commercial spaces. design versatilityone of the most significant advantages of choosing crossville porcelain tiles is the range of styles available. whether you're looking for...
NAFCO Rigid Core
...he accompanying maintenance challenges. applicationsgiven its durability and ease of maintenance, nafco rigid core flooring is well-suited for a variety of applications: residential: ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and basements where moisture is a concern. commercial: suitable for high-traffic areas like retail stores, offices, and restaurants. industrial: its durability makes it an exc...
Pergo® Laminate Flooring
...ften enough to keep the floor looking its best. for deeper cleaning, a damp mop or a laminate-specific cleaner can be used. the flooring's resistance to moisture also makes it suitable for rooms like kitchens and bathrooms, where spills are more likely. conclusionpergo® laminate flooring has transformed the way we think about flooring by offering a versatile and durable solution that meets a vari...
AmericanBiltrite Rubber Flooring
...engineered to resist the growth of mold, bacteria, and other pathogens, making it a healthy choice for environments that need to be kept sterile. versatility in applicationwhether it's a residential kitchen or a bustling retail store, americanbiltrite offers rubber flooring solutions tailored for various needs. with a wide range of colors, textures, and patterns, the flooring can be customized to...
Amtico® Vinyl Flooring
...ring. why choose amtico? durabilityamtico vinyl flooring is known for its robust durability. it's designed to withstand daily wear and tear, making it an ideal choice for high-traffic areas like kitchens, hallways, and commercial spaces. most of their products come with a long warranty period, attesting to the confidence the company has in its durability. aesthetic versatilityone of the mos...
Johnsonite® Commerical Flooring
...of flooring rubber flooringroundel rubber tile: offers a balance of performance and aesthetic.defiant oil and grease resistant rubber tile: specially designed to withstand harsh environments like kitchens. vinyl flooringiq optima: offers high-quality vinyl flooring solutions with an emphasis on durability and easy maintenance.acczent: designed for heavy traffic and provides a balance between...
Armstrong Sheet Vinyl Floors
...d, and abstract patterns that can match almost any interior design concept. water resistancesheet vinyl flooring is inherently water-resistant, making it a good choice for moisture-prone areas like kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. comfort & insulationarmstrong sheet vinyl floors offer a soft underfoot feel, which can be a boon for areas where you'll be standing for long periods. they al...
InterCeramic® USA Tile
...xtures, which are then sealed with a durable glaze to make the tiles scratch-resistant and easy to clean. this makes interceramic® usa tile flooring an excellent choice for high-traffic areas such as kitchens and hallways, as well as in commercial settings. sustainability mattersin today’s eco-conscious world, interceramic® usa leads by example with its focus on sustainability. the company is com...
Flexco Rubber Flooring
... areas. comfort and safetythe soft yet sturdy nature of rubber provides cushioning for joints, reducing fatigue. it also offers excellent slip resistance, an essential feature for environments like kitchens or bathrooms. sound absorptionone often overlooked advantage of rubber flooring is its sound-absorbing capabilities, making it an excellent choice for multi-story buildings where noise redu...
Congoleum® Vinyl Flooring
...yles. this allows homeowners to customize their spaces as per their aesthetic preferences. water resistancethe water-resistant nature of vinyl makes congoleum an excellent choice for wet areas like kitchens and bathrooms. ease of installationmost congoleum vinyl flooring products come with a click-and-lock installation mechanism, making it relatively easy for diy installations. affordability...
LAUFEN Tile
...l that can withstand heavy foot traffic. porcelain tileslaufen’s porcelain tiles are known for their high density and lower water absorption rate, making them ideal for wet areas like bathrooms and kitchens. innovative technologylaufen employs state-of-the-art technology in the design and manufacturing process of their tiles. digital printing technology, for example, allows for a high level o...
Armstrong Laminate Flooring
...equipped with high-definition printing and embossed textures. water-resistant laminatetaking innovation a step further, armstrong’s water-resistant laminate is designed for areas like bathrooms and kitchens where moisture is a concern. technological advancements lock&fold technologyarmstrong's patented lock&fold technology allows for easy installation. the planks lock into place s...
Tarkett Laminate Flooring
...itytarkett laminate flooring is designed for durability. it comes with a wear layer that protects against scratches, stains, and dents, making it an ideal choice for high-traffic areas like hallways, kitchens, and commercial spaces. aesthetic versatilitythe laminate flooring from tarkett comes in a wide variety of designs, textures, and colors. whether you prefer the traditional look of wood or ...
Emser Tile
...eryone. the range of colors, textures, and finishes available can suit any design vision—from rustic to contemporary and everything in between. types of flooring offered ceramic tiles: ideal for kitchens and bathrooms, offering a classic look. porcelain tiles: known for their durability and water resistance. natural stone: a premium option that includes marble, granite, and travertine. ...
Azuvi Ceramic Tile
...e: azuvi tiles are designed to withstand daily wear and tear, making them perfect for high-traffic areas. water resistance: these tiles are also resistant to water, making them ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and outdoor settings. easy maintenance: azuvi tiles require minimal upkeep. a simple mop or cloth can easily remove dirt and stains. sustainability: the company uses environmentally frie...
Quick Step Laminate Flooring
...ing their long-lasting nature. water-resistantunlike traditional laminate floors, quick step products feature a water-resistant layer, making them suitable for moist environments like bathrooms and kitchens. scratch and stain resistantthe top layer of quick step laminate floors is designed to resist scratching and staining, ensuring your floors look as good as new for years to come. realisti...
Silestone® Quartz Surface
...rength, hardness and competitive price make it the superior choice over natural stone or plastic solid surfaces. silestone is selected by thousands of customers, architects and designers for use as kitchen counter tops, bathroom, vanities, flooring and fireplace surrounds. beyond beauty the beauty of silestone is endless. silestone has bridged the gap between nature and technology, bringing ...
Village Wallpaper
...f the village assortment are its licensed collections, featuring designs from major league baseball, the national football league, nascar, crayola and coca-cola. village offers designs suitable for kitchens, bathrooms, children's rooms and other interiors...
Villeroy & Boch Tile Flooring
...ploys cutting-edge manufacturing techniques to produce tiles that are not just beautiful but also functional. many of their tiles feature slip-resistant surfaces, making them ideal for wet areas like kitchens and bathrooms. they also utilize an advanced printing technique that allows for the realistic reproduction of natural materials like wood and stone, without sacrificing durability. environme...
Lea Ceramiche Tile
...'s tile flooring is versatile enough to be used in various settings—residential homes, commercial spaces, and even outdoor environments. their collections include specialized solutions for bathrooms, kitchens, and other areas that may require moisture-resistant or anti-slip properties. the takeawaywhether you are a homeowner looking for a luxurious touch in your personal space or an architect see...
Jasba Mosaic Tile
...implemented in their manufacturing facilities. a world of applicationsjasba’s mosaic tiles are versatile and can be used in numerous settings. from the sophisticated ambiance of luxury bathrooms and kitchens to the dynamic energy of commercial spaces, these tiles can endure heavy foot traffic while maintaining their allure. their resistance to frost and slip also makes them ideal for exteriors, s...
Metroflor LVT Flooring
.... the material is scratch-resistant, making it ideal for households with pets or high foot traffic. moreover, it's water-resistant, which makes it suitable for moisture-prone areas like bathrooms and kitchens. aesthetic versatilitymetroflor's lvt range comes in a plethora of styles, textures, and colors, offering something for everyone's aesthetic preferences. from mimicking the warmth of hardwo...
Ceratec Ceramic Tiles
...ooring; they are equally suited for walls, backsplashes, and even outdoor settings. this adaptability makes ceratec a one-stop solution for various tiling needs. whether you’re remodeling a bathroom, kitchen, or outdoor patio, ceratec offers tiles that can seamlessly integrate with the space. easy maintenanceone of the major benefits of investing in ceratec tiles is the ease of maintenance. the t...
Sentinel Products
...cularly beneficial for businesses looking to maintain clean environments without disrupting their operations. versatility and range wide range of products: whether you need a solution for your kitchen, bathroom, or industrial workspace, sentinel products has a tailored solution. their extensive product range means there’s a specialized product for every type of cleaning challenge. adaptab...
Emilceramica
... just limited to flooring; they are equally suitable for walls, backsplashes, and even outdoor areas. their durability and resistance to wear make them an excellent choice for high-traffic zones like kitchens and commercial spaces. additionally, their wide array of finishing options — from glossy to matte — allows for great customization, ensuring that each space exudes its own unique character. ...
Jamo® Tile Grouts
...ditional strength and prevents cracking. epoxy grout: known for its durability and resistance to stains and chemicals, jamo® epoxy grouts are ideal for areas that require stringent hygiene, such as kitchens and bathrooms. pre-mixed grout: for those looking for convenience, jamo® offers pre-mixed grouts that are ready to use right out of the container, saving time and ensuring consistency. sp...
Plain & Fancy Custom Cabinetry
...our kitchens say it for us - a warm welcome. from freestanding islands in distressed maple to overhead pullouts in rich cherry, we hope you’ll find the inspiration for your dream kitchen here. whatever you have in mind for the kitchen - or the bath, or anywhere else - plain & fancy can create it - and make it truly one of a kind. working closely with your local plain & fancy showroom to desig...
Kemper Cabinetry
...adington in richmond, indiana, a small midwestern town with a rich heritage of manufacturing. the company initially manufactured wardrobes, chifforobes and dresserobes. in 1927 a line of wooden kitchen tables with porcelain tops was added. in 1928 the first free-standing kitchen cabinets (known today as “hoosier cabinets” because of their indiana origins) were put into production follow...
Bishop Cabinets
...value comes first pick up a kitchen magazine and look at some ads from the larger manufacturers. you'll probably find that most of them spend very little time promoting the quality of their materials. after all, flake-core raised panels, flake ends, and flake hanging rails leave alot to be desired. instead, they promote their "free extras." like advertising co-ops. free literature. and impre...
Porcelanosa® Tile Flooring
... flooring is its ease of maintenance. the tiles are designed to resist stains, scratches, and moisture, making them an excellent choice for high-traffic areas and damp environments like bathrooms and kitchens. a simple sweep and occasional mop are usually all that's needed to keep these tiles looking as good as new, providing both practicality and elegance. installation and warrantythe installati...
Simonton Windows®
...he home. “what can be more appealing in a home than rooms bathed in sunlight?” suggests chris monroe, corporate director of marketing for simonton windows. “regardless of the size and shape of a kitchen or bath, there’s always a way to add operable or fixed windows to enhance the flow of sunlight. architects today are increasingly specifying more windows into the home, and at simonton, we...
Kohler® Plumbing Fixtures
...and innovation have led the way to a diverse portfolio of respected brand names with operations on six continents. today, the kohler family of businesses creates products that set the standard in kitchen and bath. throughout our nearly 130-year history kohler co. has remained true to our founding vision of defining the frontiers of ideas, craftsmanship and technology. throughout the y...
Dakota Kitchen & Bath
...ision wood-cuts in seconds, detailing design features that are usually reserved for museum quality pieces. these time saving devices help dakota build premium, affordable custom cabinets. dakota kitchen & bath will enhance your lifestyle with the beauty, functionality, and quality of fine custom cabinetry...
Expanko Cork Flooring
...s and scratches. it also provides a cushion-like feel underfoot, providing an extra layer of comfort that’s especially appreciated in rooms where you’re likely to stand for extended periods, like the kitchen. aesthetic appealcork flooring doesn't have to be bland; expanko offers a range of colors, patterns, and finishes to suit every taste. whether you prefer the classic cork look, with its rich ...
NOTRAX® Floor Matting
... dirt and absorb moisture, maintaining cleanliness.office mats: with sleek designs and subtle hues, these mats blend well in office environments while offering the same level of comfort and safety. kitchen mats: in the fast-paced world of food service, these mats provide the needed grip and spill control. unique features high-quality material: notrax® mats are made from premium materials ...
Florim USA Tile Flooring
...ility and minimal maintenance, the ceramic tiles by florim usa are available in a variety of finishes and sizes. these tiles are an excellent choice for areas prone to moisture, such as bathrooms and kitchens. porcelain tilesfor those seeking a more luxurious look, the porcelain tiles offer unmatched elegance. designed with the latest technology, these tiles are not just beautiful but also extre...
Canadel Furniture
...founded in 1982 in louiseville, in québec's heartland near montreal, canadel is a family-owned company specializing in the design, assembly, finishing, and marketing of dining room and kitchen furniture. families are all about values, and canadel is no exception. the deveault family built canadel in a spirit of innovation and performance, and even now this spirit guides the 1350 highly ...
Concinnity Bath Products
...from its initial introduction of highly contemporary pieces to the more recent introduction of traditional bath, kitchen, and bar products, the scope of the concinnity line has grown to satisfy any design requirement. the products you will see on this site represent a mere fraction of what concinnity can offer you, the discerning homeowner, architect, and interior designer. concinnity ...
Hansgrohe Bath
...our daily lives. most people don't think twice about this essential element, but at hansgrohe, it is our passion. since 1901, the hansgrohe name has been synonymous with excellence in the shower, kitchen and bath. for us, the shower is not just part of a busy day—it's quality time to be savored and enjoyed. a kitchen faucet should be beautiful as well as provide high-quality performance...
Harrington® Brass Works
...ime after time. choose from over 20 finishes, including harrington's own perma brass finish that comes with a lifetime warranty/ with harrington® brass works, it's possible to create the bath and kitchen of your dreams. known for their victorian line, harrington® brass works features all the styles of beautiful kitchen and bath faucets. the harrington nostalgic faucet line is popular with...
Mico Designs Faucets
...the art of the kitchen a quiet cup of coffee in the morning. a talk over tea. preparing a favorite recipe. the kitchen is a place where the family - and company - congregates. it's where things take place and conversations start ... and sometimes heat up. mico designs kitchen faucets and mixers are more than a necessity in the kitchen. they are conversation pieces that speak of yo...
Robern® Cabinets
...et category by introducing hi-tech features, such as internal electrical outlets and mirror defoggers. in 1995 robern became a subsidiary company of kohler co., a world leader in products for the kitchen and bath. innovative product features that have firmly established robern as an industry leader in the personal vanity environment include: interior electrical outlets, for the r...
Santec Faucet
...incorporating equal measures of art and technology, santec is dedicated to creating innovative bath and kitchen products that meet the highest standards of quality, design and functionality. the philosophy of "fluid imagination™," a way of thinking that encourages creativity and the free-flow of ideas, is at the heart of every santec collection. "fluid imagination™" demands a continu...
St Thomas Creations
... five china manufacturing plants. our china products are made from only the finest vitreous china available in mexico, italy, england and china. these products are sold in north america through kitchen and bath showrooms, wholesalers and retail distributors and are installed by plumbers. ...
Hamat Faucets
...ucets provide the pleasure of water to millions of consumer’s world wide: in the usa, canada, germany, belgium, the uk and other international locations. hamat faucets can be found in the leading kitchen and bath and designers showrooms, as well as under various private labels. hamat invests vast resources in advanced technological development, in innovative and unique designs and in prod...
KraftMaid Cabinetry
...from a modest beginning as a small, local cabinet company, kraftmaid has become one of the largest and most recognized brands of cabinetry for the home. kraftmaid fits your lifestyle in the kitchen, the bath and all through the house! versatile kraftmaid cabinetry and furniture add good-looking storage and display space wherever you need it. and with kraftmaid's wide selection of moldings...
KitchenAid® Appliances
...the kitchenaid trade name has always stood for versatility, reliability and durability. from the classic stand mixer, to powerful convection ovens. . .from sleek built-in refrigerators, to almost silent stainless-steel interior dishwashers, kitchenaid® products are the choice for producing great results. kitchenaid people are continually working to improve our products and provide sup...
Del Conca Ceramic Tile
... del conca’s durability is particularly noteworthy. their tiles are resistant to scratches, dents, and moisture, making them suitable for high-traffic areas and environments exposed to water, such as kitchens and bathrooms. moreover, the tiles are treated to resist fading from uv light, ensuring that their beauty lasts even in sun-soaked rooms or outdoor installations. for homeowners and designer...
PROTECT-ALL® Flooring
...ct-all® flooring addresses this need head-on with its slip-resistant texture, contributing to safer work and public spaces. this texture is crucial in environments where spills are common, such as in kitchens or around swimming pools. moreover, the brand's products are certified by the national floor safety institute, providing an extra layer of confidence for facility managers and architects who ...
SunTouch® Radiant Floors
...like a walk on the beach. walking on a suntouch radiant floor is like a walk on a sun-soaked beach. the electric radiant heat mats bring warmth to kitchens, bathrooms, commercial or institutional entries and just about anywhere you want warm tile, stone, or laminate flooring. and with nearly 45 different sizes of mats, you can be sure to find the sizes you need for rooms of almost any siz...
Marsh Cabinets
...marsh furniture company has the capacity and expertise to deliver a full range of kitchen and bath cabinetry you can depend on. marsh cabinets, our framed line, and high point cabinetry, our frameless line, offer over 100 styles of cabinets in cherry, maple, oak, and birch, as well as thermofoil and painted finishes. as we have for more than 100 years, we continue to be committed to deli...
Pioneer Cabinetry
...pioneer cabinetry has been a manufacturer of semi-custom kitchen and bathroom cabinetry since 1986. our factory is located in davison, mi and our cabinetry is sold through a network of kitchen and bath dealers throughout the midwest. we stand behind our motto as being "the signature of quality and craftsmanship" and feel you will not find a better "value" cabinet on th...
Zimmer Marble
...zimmer marble company originated in august 1975.  founded by milt zimmer, the small factory served kitchen and bath retail stores in jackson, michigan.  an early commitment to technical research and ongoing efforts to provide the best cultured marble products available, placed mr. zimmer among the leaders of the industry and positioned zimmer marble as one of the foremost manufacturers o...
Sistone Natural Stone
...oduct from the slurry. currently located in van nuys, california, sistone has approximately 60 employees, including 25 skilled installation specialists, who are at work installing stone sinks, kitchens and bathrooms, at an average of 5 locations a day. also sistone installers can provide demolition services and removal of existing surfaces. our installers work in a crew with a lead w...
Happy Floors Tile
... the brand also excels in providing durable tiles that can withstand everyday wear and tear. most of their products are scratch-resistant and waterproof, making them ideal for high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms. their tiles are also resistant to fading, so you can expect the vibrant colors to last for years. eco-friendly optionshappy floors takes environmental responsibility seriously...
APC Cork Flooring
...urally hypoallergenic and resistant to mold and mildew. its soft, cushioned surface offers a comfortable walking experience, making it ideal for rooms where one spends a lot of time standing, such as kitchens. benefits of cork flooring sustainability: given that the cork is harvested without cutting down the tree, it's a renewable and eco-friendly material. thermal and acoustic insulation...
Phantom™ Screens
...ilently, simply disappear when you don't need them. seeing is believing. phantom screens are at home in any setting. their innovative design and tasteful styling fit with any room you choose — kitchen, front entry, living room, study, bedroom, or bath. they're a perfect blend of form and function. your home's entrance is one of its most distinctive features, so you want a screen that ...
Rhody Rug
...istication. outdoor rugs: designed to withstand the elements, these rugs are perfect for patios, decks, and other outdoor spaces. runners and mats: these versatile pieces can be used in hallways, kitchens, or even as doormats. custom designs: rhody rug also offers customization, allowing customers to create rugs that perfectly fit their personal style and space requirements. sustainabilit...
Oceanside Glasstile®
.... durability and sustainabilitybeyond aesthetics, oceanside glasstile® is also lauded for its durability. resistant to water, stains, and even mildew, these tiles are a popular choice for bathrooms, kitchens, and other high-moisture areas. moreover, their high resistance to thermal stress makes them ideal for both indoor and outdoor applications. eco-friendly productionthe brand is highly commit...
Original Style Tile
...roductrange includes: ceramic tiles: known for their practicality and versatility, suitable for walls and floors. glass tiles: these add a touch of glamour and shine to any space, often used in kitchens and bathrooms. mosaic tiles: perfect for creating a feature wall or as accent pieces within a design. stone tiles: for those looking for natural beauty, their stone tiles offer durability...
Merillat Kitchen Cabinets
...company to undertake an in-depth look at how people shop for new homes. model behavior and model behavior ii are part of an on-going study to identify valuable insights about how to better design kitchens that home buyers truly desire. as the industry leader and information resource, merillat will continue its commitment to builders and consumers by studying how people shop for new home...
K-Tech Hoods
...k-tech specializes in commercial kitchen exhaust systems to meet your needs for revolutionizing today's kitchens. k-tech's product line includes hoods, heaters and fire suppression systems. customers can depend on k-tech's quality workmanship and reliable designs. installation requirements are minimal, reducing initial equipment costs. k-tech offers several equipment options to configure th...
Mill's Pride Cabinetry
...masco retail cabinet group (mrcg) is a leading supplier of cabinetry for the home – for kitchen, bath, home office, laundry, lower level spaces and every room in between. mrcg represents some of the industry’s most recognized and trusted brands, including kraftmaid® cabinetry, venicia ™ by kraftmaid, ascentia™ by kraftmaid, cross creek™by kraftmaid, distinctions™,woodgate™, kraftline™and mill’s pr...
Quality Cabinets®
... to cut corners. so we do it right – with solid kiln-dried hardwood face frames that give strength, squareness and rigidity to every cabinet we make. quality cabinets® products are certified by the kitchen cabinet manufacturers association (kcma) and exceed or meet industry standards for construction and performance. look for the kcma seal on the inside of your quality cabinets®. see our full l...
SenSa Natural Stone
...sensa by cosentino a natural stone line offering innovative sophistication to kitchen countertops, backsplashes and sinks. take home nature's beauty and compliment your style. sensa by cosentino adds beauty, elegance and luxury to any home. along with soapstone products, sensa by cosentino includes marble, travertine and quartzite and is available in polished and new "sensa touch" finishes. sensa...
Frigidaire® Appliances
...home and kitchen productswhen you select a home appliance from frigidaire®, you’ve chosen a product of exceptional performance, convenience and style; an appliance that has been designed to work in harmony with the way you live. professional series®the frigidaire® professional series® is perhaps our most beautifully designed collection of home and kitchen appliances ever. crafted in durable brush...
EarthWerks™ Luxury Vinyl
...its durability. luxury vinyl is well-suited to withstand high foot traffic and is resistant to scratches and dents. easy maintenanceearthwerks flooring is waterproof, making it ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and other areas where water spills are a concern. additionally, cleaning requires nothing more than a simple sweep or mop. style and versatilitythe wide range of styles, textures, and colo...
Mohawk Ceramic Tile
...t cost of ceramic tiles can be higher than some other flooring options, the long lifespan and low maintenance requirements make it a cost-effective choice in the long run. design possibilities kitchen and bathroomsgiven their resistance to water and ease of cleaning, mohawk ceramic tiles are ideal for kitchens and bathrooms. their broad spectrum of colors and patterns can match any decor, f...
GE® Appliances
...e appliances to fit every home and every lifestyle. ge monogram®top-performing, luxurious appliances for the discriminating consumer: ge monogram collection can be the inspiration for an outstanding kitchen design. monogram appliances offer the best in both american and european styling, with choices and design options that let you customize your kitchen to make it your own. the collection includ...
Viking Appliances
...viking perfection to new categories like cookware, cutlery, and small appliances. and we won’t stop innovating, but will continue to introduce new and exciting products for every corner of the viking kitchen....
Sub-Zero Refrigeration
...its founding, sub-zero has pioneered quality products that meet its customers needs. in the mid-1950s, for example, the company developed the built-in refrigerator – a unit that changed the future of kitchen design by fitting within surrounding counter and cabinet space. over time, the company has refined its early concept and has brought to market a comprehensive line of built-in models, includin...
Marvel Appliances
...th its breakthrough introduction of the all-black interior - offering homeowners the opportunity to design refrigeration into any room in the home. with the widespread growth of both “satellite kitchens” and outdoor entertaining, marvel products provide the stylish accent—and dependable performance—that these luxury applications demand. marvel undercounter wine storage and beverage ref...
Electrolux ICON™
...te. their bold look, expert design and exquisite details give you the confidence to display your gourmet artistry. dishwashers advanced dishwashing solutions with unmatched presentation. this is the kitchen that fits your life and the way you live it. this is an electrolux kitchen. gas cooktopscook with the precision of a professional chef. our cooktops feature easy-to-read controls and the rig...
Vent-A-Hood®
...the range hood has become a standard in most every kitchen in america. since manufacturing the first home cooking range hoods over 70 years ago, vent-a-hood® has maintained its hood specialization and focus as the definitive home ventilation brand in the appliance industry. our commitment to you is to be obsessively ”single-minded“ by providing the highest quality home range hoods and ventilation...
Schrock Cabinetry
...ng. it’s listening, not just hearing. it’s beyond showing, it’s teaching. it’s more than knowing, it’s understanding. it’s not being better, it’s being the best. our quest is to provide the best kitchen and bath solutions wholly supported by our parent company, fortune brands, a leading consumer products company. fortune brands is home to some of the most recognized and trusted brands in the ...
IVC Vinyl Flooring
...from polyvinyl chloride (pvc) resins, along with other compounds. the material is engineered to offer durability, resilience, and water resistance, making it suitable for various applications such as kitchens, bathrooms, and commercial spaces. features of ivc vinyl flooring durabilityivc vinyl flooring is built to last. it is resistant to scratches, dents, and stains, which makes it perfect f...
Caesar Ceramics
...tract design, caesar has it all. adaptabilityone of caesar ceramics's standout features is the adaptability of its tiles. they are suitable for various spaces – be it residential or commercial. from kitchens and bathrooms to outdoor patios, these tiles seamlessly blend functionality with style. eco-friendly and sustainable commitment to the environmentin today's world, where sustainability is k...
Mid Continent Cabinetry
...tyles, multiple stain and glaze finish selections, upgraded technologies and construction modifications. industry professionalmid continent cabinetry is proud to be an active member of the national kitchen and bath association(nkba) helping to support, educate and lead the kitchen and bath industry. kcma tested and certifiedmid continent cabinetry retains the kcma seal of certification on its ...
CaesarStone Quartz Surfaces
...mplementing an design application, from classic to contemporary. nonporous, stain, scratch and heat resistant and backed by a residential lifetime warranty, caesarstone is the ideal surface for kitchens, vanities and more.       caesarstone has earned the respected good housekeeping seal from good housekeeping research institute in addition to iso 14001 (environmental management syste...
Thermador Appliances
...nary enthusiasts. from introducing the first built-in wall oven almost 50 years ago, to revolutionizing gas cooktops with the patented star® burner, our innovations have helped to transform the kitchen from a mere workplace into the social and entertaining center of the modern american home...
QU-Cork Flooring
...is its durability. the flooring is resistant to wear and tear and maintains its form despite heavy foot traffic. it's also relatively resistant to moisture and mildew, making it a suitable choice for kitchens and bathrooms. comfortcork flooring has a softer, cushioned surface compared to other flooring materials like hardwood or tile. this offers greater comfort underfoot, which is especially be...
Transolid® Solid Surfacing
... most popular sizes and styles of today’s showers and tubs. they are made from durable, reinforced solid surface material and are relatively easy to install. you’ll also find a wide array of colors. kitchen sinksperfect for the family that uses the kitchen as a family room. bowls are available in both topmount and undermount styles, are designed for all types of counter tops and are available in ...
Enclume Pot Racks
...rmet cooking racks for nearly four decades. renowned for unmatched quality and craftsmanship, our pot racks have been sought out by america’s cooks for the many advantages they bring to their kitchens. these benefits include beauty and style, organization and convenience. ...
Kindred Sinks
...although our reputation may have been built upon stainless steel kitchen sinks, we also would be pleased to show you some of our kitchen faucets and accessories… if you’re interested. enjoy your stay and please come back soon… we don’t want you to miss any new product that we are constantly adding to our line. kindred collectionthe kindred collection series includes stainless steel and under-moun...
TopKnobs
...and advanced production methods. our attention to detail ensures that our products look and feel individually made rather than mass-produced -whether we manufacture just a few pieces for a custom kitchen, or thousands of pieces for a large manufacturer...
Corona Brushes
...g pride in what we create. it's an old-fashioned concept, but one that has guaranteed our customers the finest tools for 80 years. after three generations in brushmaking, we still like to be "in the kitchen". we know every detail, no matter how small, is one more opportunity to make something good, better. we pay the sharpest attention to detail as we hand construct all of our professional paint...
Thomasville Furniture
...sed furniture collections in the industry: ernest hemingway®, the collection of a lifetime; and humphrey bogart™. we’ve also expanded our product line to include thomasville cabinetry® for the kitchen and bath, thomasville lighting and thomasville flooring...
Danze Fixtures
...ay’s hottest styles and finishes to complete suites of complementary bath accessories. not to mention a veritable downpour of distinctive showerheads. so browse our site and prepare to be inspired. kitchensif you believe variety is indeed the spice of life, then you've come to the right place. at danze, we think your kitchen faucet should do more than just wash vegetables. it should nourish your...
Diamond Cabinets
...style. today, as part of the masterbrand cabinets family, we build cabinets for the way people want to live. we constantly rethink our designs to bring greater efficiency and accessibility to every kitchen. we’ve been helping families turn dreams into reality since 1970. this is the heart of who we are, and who we will be. masterbrand cabinets inc. is the second-largest cabinet manufacturer in...
Mystic Granite & Marble
...tance to wear and tearnatural stone is renowned for its durability. it resists scratches, cracks, and chips better than many other materials. this makes it an ideal choice for high-traffic areas like kitchens and hallways. long-term investmentinvesting in natural stone tile from mystic granite & marble is a decision that pays off in the long run. its durability means it doesn’t need to be re...
Jeffrey Court Tile
...looring introductionflooring is an essential component of a home that sets the tone for the entire living experience. whether you're stepping into a cozy bedroom, a luxurious bathroom, or an elegant kitchen, the flooring serves as the foundation for the room's overall aesthetic. when it comes to tile flooring, one name that has consistently delivered quality, innovation, and artistic excellence i...
AJI Stainless Steel Tile
...les can be used to compliment wood, natural stone or textile, ceramic and a variety of other materials. used independently, they create a sleek, contempary look. they are ideal for backsplashes and kitchen walls...
Crown Point Cabinetry
...we are the premier custom cabinetmakers for period style kitchens, baths, and other rooms. design integrity is important to you, and your period home deserves cabinetry worthy of its heritage. we handcraft for homeowners, architects, and custom builders every day, delivering the finest quality, custom cabinetry in shaker, arts & crafts, early american, victorian styles and transitional. ...
Yorktowne Cabinetry
...y back in 1908. today our aim is to produce beautiful cabinetry with integrity and personal attention, the way a hundred-year- old company should. at yorktowne, your cabinetry is made-to-order, one kitchen at a time, for a warm and inviting design that directly reflects your personal tastes and lifestyle. our dedication to your yorktowne retailer ensures satisfaction every step of the way. a he...
RangeCraft Range Hoods
... of classic designs. rangecraft maintains its standard of excellence with state of the art production machinery to insure the finest quality and selection of range hoods and universal inserts for kitchen ventilation. form and function are incorporated in all of our range hoods. select from a wide variety of existing designs! or,we can create and manufacture a custom range hood designed j...
American Tin Ceilings
...american tin ceiling makes tin ceiling panels and accessories manufacturing authentic tin plated steel embossed tin ceiling panels and molding. used for tin ceilings, kitchen backsplash, wainscoating, and dropin tin ceilings. high quality powder coat finishes. the most beautiful and affordable tin ceiling panels in north america. low price guarantee! factory direct...
Medallion Cabinetry
...if you want something special, something unique, something distinctly yours, then look no further. no one else offers as many ways to customize your kitchen as medallion. medallion cabinetry is made from the best materials skillfully crafted and meticulously finished....
Dacor Kitchen Appliances
... at dacor. in 1933, stan joseph opened a small appliance store in northern california. supported by his devoted wife florence, his innovative thinking led to the invention of the first complete kitchen ventilation system and the first indoor electric barbecue. in 1965, stan and florence joseph founded dacor and were later joined by their two sons, michael and anthony. since our doors...
Elkay Sinks
...at elkay, we design thoughtful details into every sink, faucet and accessory we make, to enhance the way they function and simplify your everyday. upgrade your kitchen, bathroom or entertainment area, with spectacular material and color choices, from stainless steel and copper to fireclay and granite. ...
Kitchen Classics Cabinetry
...the standard in style and value only kitchen classics cabinetry can combine standout style and function at a price you can afford. from warm, rich woods to clean and crisp whites, kitchen classics offers a wide variety of cabinet styles to suit your style and budget....
Kitchen Craft Cabinetry
...quality cabinetry since 1972. kitchen craft was founded more than 30 years ago in winnipeg, manitoba. it is now sold in hundreds of stores in canada and the united states. kitchen craft manufactures two lines of cabinetry, integra and aurora, for the kitchen, bathroom, home office, laundry and throughout the home. in 2002, kitchen craft became part of the masterbrand group of cabinet manufacturer...
Maple Creek Cabinets
...planning your dream kitchen? your luxury bath? how do you get the look you want, at a price you can afford ? to make it a reality, choose maple creek ready-to-assemble cabinets. maple creek offers you the look of high end cabinetry… at a fraction of the price. you save by assembling the cabinets yourself. from crisp thermofoils to solid woods, maple creek provides you with the...
Somersby Cabinetry
...find the ideal cabinetry style, the perfect finish color, the right accessories. somersby cabinetry offers everything you need, for exactly the kitchen you envision....
Bertch Kitchen Cabinets
...nestled in the heart of the midwest, bertch cabinet mfg. has been reviving the cherished art of traditional cabinetmaking for over 30 years. family owned and operated, all products reflect a commitment to reforestation, recycling and a general respect for the environment. utilizing only the finest wood, furniture joints and exceptional finishes to create distinct products for the home. as a ful...
Kodiak Cabinets
...kodiak cabinets (a division of total building products, llc) was founded in 2007 as a kitchen and bathroom cabinet manufacturer. our factories are located in anchorage, ak, ferndale, wa, and waipahu, hi. in ferndale, our sister company, hertco, crafts premium semi-custom frameless cabinetry available throughout the western united states and canada. our anchorage facility has the capacity to produc...
Icestone Surfaces
...icestone surfaces can replace mined or engineered stone, rivals the strength of quarried stone, and are ideal for kitchen countertops and backsplashes, bathroom vanities and shower walls, tabletops, flooring, and outdoor pavers. icestone surfaces passed the american disabilities act (ada) flooring guidelines for slip resistance; however, an authorized fabricator will have to convert icestone slabs...
Frigidaire Appliances
...we have a wide range of home appliances such as washer, dryers air contioners. frigidaire also offers kitchen appliances and cooking appliances. kitchen products range from refrigerators, cooktops, freezers and ovens to outdoor kitchens with our high performance grills...
Karndean Waterproof Flooring
...ndean waterproof flooring is its imperviousness to water. unlike hardwood or laminate, karndean floors won't swell, crack, or warp when exposed to moisture. this makes them perfect for wet areas like kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms. in fact, karndean floors can even be safely submerged underwater without sustaining damage, offering peace of mind for those worried about flooding or spills. ...
Bedrosians® Tile
...th metallic finishes, bedrosians® has it all. some of their popular product categories include: porcelain tiles: known for their durability and low-maintenance features, these tiles are ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and commercial spaces. natural stone: for those who prefer a touch of elegance, bedrosians® offers a range of natural stone tiles including marble, granite, and travertine. gl...
Franke Kitchen Systems
...franke kitchen systems is the world leader in comprehensive systems for domestic kitchens, trusted by more users in more kitchens worldwide than any other manufacturer. drawing on our long history of reliability and expertise, we build rewarding and enduring partnerships. we help our partners enhance their businesses and ease their customers’ lives by making work in the kitchen a pleasure. syste...
MSI Natural Stone
...rs can find something that perfectly matches their aesthetic vision. furthermore, natural stone flooring is highly versatile. it can be used in different parts of the house, from the living room and kitchen to bathrooms and patios. this gives you the flexibility to maintain a cohesive look throughout your home. unparalleled elegancenatural stone exudes an ageless beauty that is difficult to repl...
Solistone
...garde space filled with bold patterns and textures, solistonedelivers. the brand is particularly acclaimed for its versatility, offeringmaterials that can be used in a wide range of applications from kitchenbacksplashes to outdoor water features. a testament to qualityquality is the cornerstone of solistone’s philosophy. every tile and stone is apiece of art, carefully crafted and inspected to me...
Blanco America
...ning over 75 years and a tradition of manufacturing high quality products. blanco is one of the leading providers of innovative, design-oriented system solutions for work stations in domestic kitchens and food service equipment. with the support of our business partners we, as providers of systems, develop and design attractive solutions for work places which make work in domestic k...
AKDO® Natural Stone
... aesthetically pleasing interiors and exteriorsakdo®'s natural stone products have the power to transform both interior and exterior spaces. their stones can be used in various applications, from kitchen countertops and bathroom vanities to outdoor patios and facades. the unique patterns and natural color variations in the stone add a touch of sophistication and exclusivity to any space. dur...
Thomasville Cabinetry
...open your eyes and dream. of gorgeous new cabinets that can transform your entire home - kitchen cabinets, bathroom cabinets, home office cabinets, home entertainment cabinets, laundry, game room, any room of your home. of performa organization system for kitchen cabinets, a new way of organizing that makes it easy to find and store what you need. of custom accents and decorating ideas - plate rac...
Sunbeam Appliances
...sunbeam kitchen bedding garment care health & home: sunbeam sunbeam kitchen bedding garment care health & hom...
DeWils Custom Cabinetry
...rdware systems are functional amenities that come standard. dewils offers three distinct lines crafted with a single standard of excellence. . . creating heirloom quality custom cabinetry one kitchen at a time...
Wellborn Cabinet
...for over 45 years, we've been manufacturing kitchen and bath cabinetry. our goal is to provide you with products that are crafted with the utmost quality and care…products that we are proud to build and products that you will be proud to own. we are dedicated to servicing wellborn customers with our pledge to shipping accuracy and short lead times, and we'll continue to strive for excel...
RB Rubber Flooring
... has a positive environmental impact but also gives consumers a product that is built to endure heavy traffic and wear and tear. the product rangefrom gymnasiums to playgrounds, and even residential kitchens, rb rubber flooring offers an extensive range of products that cater to various needs. whether you are looking for high-impact flooring for a weight room or a slip-resistant surface for a pla...
StoneImpressions
...s creates a captivating image on any porous surface, such as natural stone or cement. choose from a growing library of hundreds of images or create a completely custom look. our products decorate kitchen backsplashes, master baths, offices, libraries and dens, entryways for wineries and office buildings, and serve as accent pieces and borders for all parts of the home. stoneimpressions ...
Mountain Plumbing Products
...mountain plumbing products proudly celebrates 10 years servicing the kitchen and bath industry offering the latest in technology, design and innovation. as a leading manufacturer of high-end decorative plumbing accessories, available in 30 designer finishes, we are committed to providing the highest quality products at competitive prices. our dedication to our customers is unsurpassed...
Questech Tile
...ages durabilityquestech tiles are designed to last. their high-quality materials resist moisture, staining, and even minor impacts. this makes them an excellent choice for high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms. easy installationmany of questech’s tile options come with features that facilitate easy installation. for example, their self-adhesive backs make the installation process no...
Topcu Tile and Stone
...stament to the company’s quality standards. these tiles stand up to the rigors of daily use, making them a practical option for high-traffic areas. whether it’s the wear and tear in a bustling family kitchen or the constant footfall in a hotel lobby, topcu’s flooring solutions are designed to maintain their integrity over time. a spectrum of choicestopcu tile & stone’s portfolio is a veritabl...
Price Pfister
...for nearly a century, price pfister has been a leader in the plumbing industry, creating kitchen and bath faucets and accessories that are stylish, innovative, dependable and affordable. our products are unsurpassed in quality. through advanced manufacturing techniques and rigorous product testing, we continually develop durable products with innovative features that are often industry...
Stone Solutions
...let your imagination become a reality through stone solutions, inc. with locations in san antonio, dallas, and austin, we provide central texas with the widest variety of quality products for kitchen, bath, floors, landscape, and commercial applications...
Option Kitchen
...this decision proved to be spot on, sparking average annual growth rates of around 30%. at the same time, it was relatively easy for option kitchen, with its geographically well-positioned sales network, to continue producing the faceframe kitchens that appealed to more traditional kitchen buyers. as part of this strategy, the company bought and integrated a second factory. 2000 was an...
Villi USA Glass Tile
...villi glass tiles are available for use on floors, walls and as borders and kitchen backsplashes for interior and exterior applications. for exterior applications, villi glass tiles are frostproof as well as uv resistant making. our product is the perfect choice for installations ranging from pools and spas to building cladding. it also can be produced with your logo design or other ori...
Imola Ceramica
...suring a lower environmental impact. health and safety: the tiles are made with non-toxic materials, making them a safe choice for indoor environments. this is particularly important for spaces like kitchens and bathrooms, where hygiene is paramount. versatility in application beyond floors and walls: while traditionally used for floors and walls, imola ceramica’s tiles are versatile enough for...
SwanStone Solid Surface
...rld. it started in 1964, when we introduced the swan shell shower, a doorless, shell-shaped shower that captured the spirit of its time. the shell shower was the first in a long line of original kitchen and bath products from swan, including the circle shower as well as the industry's first non-ceramic tile bathtub wall system. in 1987, we introduced swanstone to the world, first with ...
Grohe America
...ed and functioned differently than most domestic faucets available at the time. grohe's unique products initiated an industry movement that has since reshaped the design and quality of american kitchen and baths. grohe today is recognized as one of the leading faucet brands used in custom homes and upscale remodeling projects. innovations such as pull-out spray kitchen faucets, solid ...
Belwith Hardware
... cup pulls,  belwith's collection is innovative, versatile, and able to meet the needs of even the most discriminating homeowner.  belwith drawer pulls will make a remarkable difference in any kitchen, and can be matched to related styles and finishes from the belwith knobs collection for a delightfully unique look.   alternatively, belwith cabinet handles can be used to enhance the ...
Pinnacle Countertop Solutions
... of the industry, committed to the "peak" degree of quality; ready to "perform" on our claims and "produce." pinnacle products are sold directly to fabricators of countertops for bathrooms and kitchens. pinnacle solid surface is also utilized in other diverse applications, such as furnishings and wall cladding. our commitment to superior products at competitive prices allows builders an...
Oliveri Sinks
...thing a bit different. from their innovative styling through to the exclusive range of clever accessories, all oliveri sinks are designed to complement the other high quality appliances in your kitchen...
Hanstone USA
...e nsf 51 certification, and is backed by a 10-year warranty. all of these qualities have made hanstone a premier choice among builders around the world. for homeowners, it's an ideal surface for kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, bar tops and other surfaces. it's also perfect for high-traffic areas such as offices, banks, hotels and restaurants, where applications can also include ...
6 Square Cabinets
...n their price range.  6 square has designed a series of styles that are traditional but have a contemporary flair with a fine selection of species and finishes to complete the look of any kitchen. 6 square cabinets has superior craftsmanship that's comfortably affordable and tremendously attractive....
Brookhaven Cabinetry
...wood-mode's brookhaven custom cabinetry features beautiful kitchen and bath wood dovetail european-style nova drawers, contemporary traditional laminate vinyl frameless cabinets and convenient storage options...
Jenn-Air
...smanship and distinctive styling since the introduction of the first self-ventilated cooktop in 1961. over the years, we have sustained our reputation as the technological leader in performance kitchen appliances with countless product patents, exclusive features and industry firsts. uncompromising jenn-air innovation has transformed the kitchen space, in design, as well as cooking an...
Pental Natural Stone
...ourcing locations. applications and versatility:pental natural stone's portfolio is as versatile as it is aestheticallypleasing. the brand's products are widely used in an array of applications, fromkitchen countertops and bathroom vanities to grand entryways and exteriorfacades. the natural beauty of the stone, paired with its structural integrity,makes it a preferred choice for architects and d...
Acmestone
...ave gathered approximately 500 varieties of granite, marble, travertine, onyx, soapstone and slate for your commercial and residential needs, from large scale architectural projects to the formal kitchen countertop, we supply for the demand. from the very beginning of civilization, with the monuments of ancient egypt and the greek and roman empire, natural stone has been implemented in ...
Houzer Sinks
...a tradition of manufacturing excellence for over 30 years houzer understands that your kitchen is more than just another room. as the most vibrant and visible intersection of the modern home, it needs to be comfortable, functional, and versatile-as well as attractive and inviting. it's a personal setting that reflects your unique spirit and style. you'll find a houzer sink to match an...
Southwind Carpets
...ian approach, southwind's hard surface options, like luxury vinyl tiles and planks, offer a great balance of durability and style. these options are particularly popular in high-traffic areas such as kitchens and hallways. sustainability commitmentin an age where sustainability is becoming increasingly important, southwind carpets takes its environmental responsibility seriously. they have adopte...
Koch & Co.
...koch & co., inc. was founded in 1989 by jim, dan, and fred koch as a kitchen cabinet, interior and exterior door manufacturer. the focus of the kitchen cabinet division was to produce a quality semi-custom product at an affordable price point. the decision to make this the koch “niche” provided the impetus for the growth of the company. today, koch & co., inc. employs 300 personnel manu...
Starmark Cabinetry
...if you’ve been looking for quality cabinet companies to assist you in the design of your dream kitchen or bathroom, look no further than starmark cabinetry. we’re always here to answer your questions and guide you in creating livable space that’s attractive and affordable...
Armstrong Vinyl Tile
...me or office. features durabilityvinyl tile flooring by armstrong is designed to last. it is highly resistant to dents, moisture, and mildew, making it a solid choice for high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms. aesthetic versatilityarmstrong offers an array of designs, textures, and colors, mimicking other flooring materials like wood, stone, and ceramic. whether you're aiming for a...
Cactus Mat
...ilable to meet your specific needs. our customer service staff is available to offer recommendations, come out and measure, assist with pricing and send out free sample pieces. we specialize in kitchen mats, anti-fatigue mats, logo mats and other specialty flooring items. if you need to protect your floors, provide safety, improve worker productivity or beautify your entrance – our mat...
Richlite Countertops
...richlite company, a manufacturer of paper-based countertops, offers a collection of warm and natural-feeling surface materials that breathe new life into the kitchen, bath and office.  richlite’s® unique paper surfaces bring a soft and comfortable ambience to a room that's rarely achieved through cold, hard stone and plastic solid surfaces.  it’s made from environmentally sustainable res...
Timberlake Cabinetry
...timberlake cabinetry is a division of american woodmark corporation, the third-largest manufacturer of kitchen cabinets in the united states and canada. american woodmark has served builders since 1980 — the company launched the timberlake brand in 1990.  we've been committed to delivering "on-time and complete" cabinetry ever since. ...
Ragno USA Tile
... versatile enough to be used in various settings—be it residential, commercial, or outdoor spaces. their tiles are designed to perform well under different conditions, making them an ideal choice for kitchens, bathrooms, patios, and even high-traffic commercial areas. popular collections woodcraft series: mimics the look and feel of natural wood, perfect for creating a warm, inviting ambiance...
Mirage Glass Tiles
...ranging from bold hues to soft pastels, and from intricate mosaics to elegant simplicity. this versatility ensures that mirage glass tiles can be a centerpiece in a variety of settings, from a modern kitchen backsplash to a luxurious bathroom wall. durability and maintenancedespite their delicate appearance, mirage glass tiles are incredibly durable. they are resistant to stains, scratches, and m...
Cabinetsmith
...at cabinetsmith, we feel that getting the kitchen you want when you want it is something you deserve. with over 25 years experience in supply and logistics in the building materials industry and over 20 years experience in the kitchen business, we have the knowledge and the expertise to deliver kitchens on time, and that includes quick ship kitchens in as little as two weeks! ...
Daltile® Stone
...t makes it a popular choice for spaces that aim to be bright and open. granitegranite offers a complex pattern of colors and provides exceptional durability. it is ideal for high-traffic areas like kitchens and entryways. limestonelimestone delivers a more earthy and rustic aesthetic, with colors often in the softer shades of beige and brown. it works well in traditional or casual settings. ...
Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Floors
...tive top layer that resists scratches, dents, and spills, armstrong luxury vinyl flooring is designed to maintain its visual appeal for years. water-resistant and low maintenanceideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and basements, armstrong vinyl floors are water-resistant. unlike hardwood, which can warp when exposed to moisture, armstrong vinyl floors remain unaffected. additionally, cleaning is a bre...
Kitchen Kompact
...y on. in addition to plywood drawers as the standard on all of our lines, we use more solid wood throughout our cabinets than most other cabinet manufacturers. our cabinets are certified by the kitchen cabinet manufacturers association as meeting or exceeding the strictest standards in the industry. made in america kitchen kompact is proud to be among those manufacturers featured in th...
Naturelle Luxury Vinyl Tile
...rigors of daily use, this flooring solution is ideal for both residential and commercial spaces. naturelle lvt is scratch, dent, and stain-resistant, which makes it a practical choice for spaces like kitchens, bathrooms, and entryways where spills and accidents are likely. water resistancenaturelle lvt flooring offers superior water resistance, making it a suitable option for areas prone to moist...
Beauflor® Vinyl Flooring
...urability, making the floor resistant to scratches, dents, and other forms of wear and tear. moreover, many of their products feature water-resistant or waterproof capabilities, making them ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and high-traffic commercial areas. versatile design optionsbeauflor® offers an extensive range of design options, from traditional wood-like finishes to modern textures and patte...
Armstrong Linoleum Flooring
...elling points is the durability of its linoleum flooring. the material is naturally resilient, making it resistant to dents and scratches. this makes it ideal for high-traffic areas like hallways and kitchens. design versatilitywith a wide array of colors, patterns, and textures, armstrong's linoleum flooring options can suit any aesthetic—from traditional to contemporary. the material can even ...
Executive Cabinetry
...executive cabinetry fine european cabinetry is your source for built to order kitchen cabinets and bathroom cabinets. we are your exclusive connection for biltmore for your home cabinetry. we also offer a wide selection of decorative mouldings, corbels, posts, and turnings." <...
Sidelines Inc
...sidelines has a unique take on organizational items for the closet, kitchen and home.  our mission is to bring stylish, high end, high quality items to you and your customers. we do this by merging modern designs with luxurious textures and finishes, creating a new vision that brings true artistry to home organization. ...
Northern Contours
...kitchen cabinet doors, bath and closet cabinet doors, work surfaces and custom store fixtures are northern contours specialty. we are the leading manufacturer of membrane pressed thermofoil and veneer cabinet doors and our capabilities continue to grow. a few of our exceptional offerings include exotic veneer doors and components, high gloss acrylic cabinet doors and a complete range of product fo...
Gerflor® Vinyl Flooring
...t traffic, spills, and impacts, these floors are a practical choice for both residential and commercial settings. they are resistant to scratches and stains, which makes them ideal for spaces such as kitchens, bathrooms, and entryways. the ease of maintenance is another major selling point; most spills can be wiped away with a damp cloth, and regular cleaning requires nothing more than a quick swe...
Tarkett FiberFloor
...tented gripstrip technology. this feature allows for quicker and less complicated installation, often without the need for professional help. applications residential living rooms bedrooms kitchens bathrooms commercial retail spaces offices restaurants costwhile tarkett fiberfloor is not the cheapest option on the market, its durability and low maintenance costs make it a c...
Lamett® Luxury Vinyl Floors
...they also boast slip-resistant properties, ensuring safety for all age groups. superior water resistanceone of the standout features of lamett®'s lvf is its water resistance, making it suitable for kitchens, bathrooms, and basements where moisture is a concern. easy installation and maintenancelamett®'s vinyl floors are diy-friendly, featuring straightforward installation methods. their mainte...
Flexitec Vinyl Flooring
...atility, and aesthetic appeal. this innovative flooring solution offers a multitude of options suitable for various applications, from residential to commercial spaces. whether you're remodeling your kitchen or planning to lay down new floors in your office, flexitec offers a variety of styles, patterns, and textures to suit every need. what sets flexitec apart? durabilityone of the most sign...
Shaw Stone Flooring
...e some other flooring types that may require frequent replacement, a well-installed and maintained stone floor can last for decades. versatilityshaw natural stone can be used in various areas, from kitchens and bathrooms to living rooms and outdoor patios. they can be used for walls, floors, and even countertops, providing an aesthetic consistency across different spaces. product range ma...
Speartek Tile & Stone
...spaces. ceramic and porcelain tilesspeartek's ceramic and porcelain tiles are renowned for their strength and water resistance, making them ideal for areas that are prone to moisture like bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms. their porcelain tiles, in particular, are known for their ability to mimic the look of natural stone, wood, and even concrete, which enables homeowners and designers to ac...
Kraus Luxury Vinyl Floors
...tyone of the standout features of kraus luxury vinyl floors is their durability. these floors are built to resist scratches, dents, and stains, making them an ideal choice for high-traffic areas like kitchens and hallways. water resistanceanother advantageous feature is water resistance. unlike traditional hardwood floors that can warp or rot when exposed to moisture, kraus luxury vinyl is imper...
Cabico Custom Cabinets
...for more than 20 years, cabico has been one of north america’s leading manufacturers of custom cabinetry for kitchens, bathrooms, or any other room in the home. our recognized experience and design flexibility make it possible for us to tackle even the most complex and innovative projects in under six weeks. with cabico, you get exceptional quality and the flexibility to create your ...
Surface Art Tile
...aking them an ideal choice for busy households or commercial spaces where durability and low maintenance are key. versatility in application suitable for various spaceswhether you're revamping your kitchen, bathroom, living room, or even an outdoor area, art tile from surface art is versatile enough to fit any space. their range includes options suitable for floors, walls, and backsplashes, offe...
Armstrong Engineered Tile
...armstrong has received numerous awards and certifications in recognition of their eco-friendly initiatives. versatilityengineered tiles are suitable for a variety of applications, from bathrooms and kitchens to commercial spaces. the tiles are water-resistant and compatible with radiant heating systems, offering a functional yet stylish solution for many flooring needs. conclusionarmstrong engin...
Amorim Cork Flooring
...rovides a comfortable walking surface, reducing fatigue and offering a warm, pleasant feel underfoot. this feature is particularly beneficial in spaces where you spend a lot of time standing, such as kitchens and offices. health and safety benefits hypoallergenic propertiescork naturally repels dust, hair, and other allergens, making amorim’s flooring an excellent choice for those with allergies...
Hallmark Luxury Vinyl Floors
...ced manufacturing techniques, these floors are designed to resist scratches, dents, and stains. the water-resistant feature adds an extra layer of protection, making it an ideal choice for areas like kitchens and bathrooms. aesthetic versatilitythe aesthetic versatility of hallmark luxury vinyl flooring is truly unparalleled. with a wide range of colors, patterns, and textures available, it's ea...
Metroflor Engage
...seholds and commercial spaces. ease of installation: with advanced locking systems, the engage series is easy to install, often without the need for professional help. water resistance: ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and other high-moisture areas, the engage flooring provides superior water resistance. eco-friendly: metroflor is committed to sustainability, offering products that are phthala...
Karran USA
...manufacturer, importer and distributor of karran acrylic, stainless steel and quartz sinks for residential and commercial kitchen and bathroom applications. ...
Rev-A-Shelf
...ured for the largest u.s. cabinet manufacturers and has grown into the market leading innovator of quality, functional residential cabinet storage and organizational products such as lazy susans, kitchen drawer organizers, base cabinet and pantry pull-outs, functional waste containers, led lighting systems and childproof locking system. our worldwide presence extends from the u.s. to eu...
Countryside Cabinets
... its beginning, the company has focused to market custom capabilities at affordable price points to the customers. the burkard family decided to market the product through distributers and kitchen/bath dealerships. ...
5th & Main Luxury Vinyl Tile
...ing is not just visually appealing but also robust and long-lasting. these vinyl tiles are resistant to scratches, stains, and water damage, making them an ideal choice for high-traffic areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, and commercial spaces. easy installation and maintenanceanother advantage of opting for 5th & main luxury vinyl tile flooring is the ease of installation and maintenance. the...
Innovation Cabinetry
...o bypass the tediousness and additional costs (associated with) of working with third-party intermediaries. we are members of the american society of interior designers (asid) and the national kitchen and bath association (nkba). the kitchen cabinet manufacturers association (kcma), after exceeding the criteria of the ansi/kcma a161.1-2000 standardized tests, has certified our niche-lin...
LW Mountain Luxury Vinyl Plank
... and designers alike. exceptional featuresl.w. mountain's lvp flooring boasts several standout features: waterproof: lvp is an excellent option for areas prone to moisture, such as bathrooms and kitchens, because of its waterproof capabilities. scratch resistance: active households with pets or children can rely on lvp for its resistance to scratches and dents. easy installation: the lvp ...
Century Hardware
...the mission at century hardware is to offer the highest quality decorative hardware for the kitchen and bath industry at competitive prices. at century hardware, we are committed to offering the highest quality kitchen and bath decorative hardware to our customers. we strive to offer excellent customer service, and work with our customers to provide innovative design and function in all o...
Tile Optima Porcelain
...tile optima offers the most advanced tile, kitchen and bathroom products for both commercial and residential applications. our large product offering will satisfy the needs of every project, budget and application. ...
Tile Optima Natural Stone
...tile optima offers the most advanced tile, kitchen and bathroom products for both commercial and residential applications. our large product offering will satisfy the needs of every project, budget and application. ...
Prime Waterproof Flooring
...s alike. unmatched durability resistant to life's spills and splashesprime waterproof flooring is engineered for resilience. its waterproof nature means it can withstand spills, making it ideal for kitchens, bathrooms, and high-traffic areas. this durability ensures that the flooring remains unscathed from daily wear and tear. long-lasting beautyconstructed to last, this flooring resists scratc...
Merillat Cabinet Accessories
...merillat cabinet accessories make it easy to conquer clutter in the kitchen, bathroom, office or laundry...
Cliq Studios
...we build custom kitchens to order, one at a time, from semi-custom cabinets. each kitchen is then shipped directly to the customer from our connersville, indiana, factory. we continually refine our sourcing, manufacturing and design processes to ensure quality and customer satisfaction. our robust and disciplined supply chain ensures fast delivery at competitive prices. ...
Artisan Waterproof Flooring
...aces that reflect the latest in design trends while ensuring the flooring can withstand the rigors of high-traffic areas, making it an ideal choice for bathrooms, basements, laundry rooms, commercial kitchens, and beyond. technical specifications and sustainabilityartisan waterproof flooring is committed to sustainability, with all products manufactured using premium-grade raw materials and envir...
EarthWerks Waterproof Flooring
...th children, pets, or simply a high volume of foot traffic, earthwerks flooring ensures that accidental spills and wet conditions won't compromise its integrity. this makes it an excellent option for kitchens, bathrooms, and outdoor spaces, where water exposure is inevitable. aesthetic versatilityone of the most attractive features of earthwerks flooring is its versatility in design. whether you'...
Congoleum Luxury Vinyl Flooring
... simple sweeping and occasional mopping are generally sufficient for keeping the floor clean. its resistance to staining and water damage also means that you can install it in high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms without worry. installationease of installation is another feature that sets congoleum apart. many of their luxury vinyl flooring options come with a click-lock design, allowin...
Property Solutions LVT
... desire. luxury vinyl is soft and keeps a constant temperature in all seasons, so it’s comfortable to walk on barefoot. it can even ease long periods of standing, making it a great option for the kitchen. it withstands liquid, stains, scuffs, and even scratches. its tight, water-resistant fit and resilient surface make for easy clean up… and less worry. come to our showroom to see the ma...
MSI Tile
...emium quality materials to the consumer market. range of products ceramic tilesperfect for high-traffic areas, msi's ceramic tiles offer a durable and low-maintenance option. these are ideal for kitchens and bathrooms, where moisture resistance is crucial. porcelain tilesknown for their durability and water-resistance, porcelain tiles are a popular choice for both indoor and outdoor applica...
Wicanders Hydrocork
...ooring with the added advantage of being resistant to water damage. key features water-resistanthydrocork's unique design allows it to be fully resistant to water, making it ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and other areas susceptible to moisture. easy installationthe hydrocork line boasts a click-and-lock installation system, which means you don’t have to be a professional to install it. the...
Mannington Adura® Max
...annington adura® max advanced hydroloc™ coreone of the most striking features of adura® max flooring is its hydroloc™ waterproof core, making it a suitable option for areas prone to moisture like kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. superior sound dampeningadura® max is constructed with a closed-cell foam backing that provides excellent sound absorption properties. this feature is perfect for...
Beauflor® Crafted Plank & Tile
...to cleanthe surfaces of these planks and tiles are easy to clean and maintain, requiring no special treatments or cleaners. moisture resistancebeing moisture-resistant, they are suitable for use in kitchens, bathrooms, and other high-moisture areas. installation flexibility versatile installation optionsbeauflor® flooring can be installed over various subfloors and comes in options like c...
Beauflor® Blacktex Vinyl Flooring
... resists scratches and scuffs, and maintains its beauty over time, making it an ideal choice for both residential and commercial spaces. moisture-resistant marvelin areas prone to moisture, such as kitchens and bathrooms, blacktex vinyl flooring excels. its water-resistant properties prevent warping and damage, ensuring a long-lasting, attractive floor. comfort and convenience combined cu...
Armstrong Rigid Core
...e. durability and maintenancearmstrong rigid core flooring is designed to last. its wear layer is resistant to scratches, dents, and stains, making it an excellent choice for high-traffic areas like kitchens, hallways, and commercial spaces. moreover, maintaining these floors is a breeze; they typically require nothing more than regular sweeping and occasional mopping to stay in pristine conditio...
Quick*Step Luxury Vinyl
...res that the flooring retains its pristine appearance for years. water-resistant propertiesthe vinyl material is inherently water-resistant, making it a suitable choice for moisture-prone areas like kitchens and bathrooms. this aspect not only adds to the product’s versatility but also aids in maintaining a hygienic environment. comfort and convenience underfoot comfortquick-step lvf offers a s...
Hallmark Commercial
...ersatility in their product line-up. they offer various collections that serve different purposes: vinyl flooring: perfect for areas that require resistance to water or frequent cleaning, such as kitchens or bathrooms. hardwood flooring: exudes sophistication and is ideal for high-end retail stores or corporate offices. laminate flooring: combines the beauty of hardwood with the durability...
Paradigm Waterproof Flooring
...is the smart choice for homeowners and designers alike. unmatched durability resistance to water damageparadigm waterproof flooring is engineered to withstand water, making it ideal for spaces like kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. this feature ensures that your flooring remains undamaged and beautiful, even in the face of spills, splashes, or high humidity. scratch and stain resistancebeyond...
DalTile® Countertops
...what’s the best kitchen countertop? how do i select a standout kitchen island? debating between quartzite vs. granite or marble vs. quartz countertop? shopping for a countertop comes with a lot of questions. our extensive selection includes every option, from the finest natural stone to enduring one quartz to our award-winning panoramic porcelain. our stone center experts can help guide you thro...
Masland Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...ses looking for a low-maintenance flooring solution. the vinyl composition also ensures that the flooring is waterproof, preventing damage from spills and moisture – a common concern in areas such as kitchens and bathrooms. comfort and conveniencebeyond its visual appeal and durability, masland’s vinyl flooring is also designed for comfort and convenience. the floors are softer underfoot compared...
Mannington Restoration Collection®
...ior design, featuring award-winning technologies like spillshield®plus waterproof technology. this innovation ensures the floors remain unaffected by spills and moisture, making them ideal for use in kitchens, bathrooms, and other high-moisture areas. from the rustic charm of hardwood replicas to the sleek and contemporary diamond bay collection and the impressive stone visuals of mojave slate and...
Tarkett Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...products come with a click system that allows for quick and easy installation, even for diy enthusiasts. furthermore, the floors are water-resistant, making them easy to clean and suitable for use in kitchens, bathrooms, and other moisture-prone areas. sustainability commitmentin an era where sustainability is more than just a buzzword, tarkett stands out for its commitment to environmentally fri...
NexxaCore™ Vinyl Plank
...e. water-resistant wondera significant advantage of nexxacore™ vinyl plank flooring is its water resistance. this feature makes it an excellent choice for areas prone to moisture, like bathrooms and kitchens. you won't have to worry about spills or humidity damaging your floor, a peace of mind that traditional wooden floors can't offer. ease of installation diy-friendly approachone of the most ...
Innova Collection by Artisan
... from our engineered wood collections. innova collection flooring is 100 percent waterproof, and can go where engineered or laminate products weren’t sensible — bathrooms, basements, restaurant kitchens, commercial offices, and beyond. the possibilities are limitless. ...
Fermawood Cabinetry
...n 2016, ferma expanded a great effort in developing and distributing its kitchen cabinet product lines (traditional and contemporary series respectively) under the brand name of fermawood cabinetry. as one of the sub-brands of fermaflooring, the key purpose of distributing and expanding fermawood cabinetry is to diversify our product profile and offer our dealers with greater product sel...
Tlg Stone Design
...tlg stone design inc., is a family owned and operated business specializing in kitchen remodeling, bathroom remodeling, kitchen countertops, kitchen cabinets. tlg stone design inc., is serving in northern virginia, maryland and washington dc and fairfax, virginia. we have a huge variety of custom design options which set us apart from the competition. we carry all popular kitchen cabinet...
Engineered Floors® Hard Surface
...ng is the triumph® series, which is known for its resilience, ease of installation, and maintenance. with a core that resists water, it's an excellent option for areas that are prone to moisture like kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. commitment to sustainabilitysustainability is at the core of engineered floors®. the company's hard surface flooring is made with materials that are sourced respon...
Wood Welded
...at the wood welded® companies, we build the world’s best hardwood butcher block. from stunning kitchen countertops to safe and sensible food prep surfaces for culinary professionals to sturdy industrial workbench tops—discover why wood just works. ...
Southwind LVT/LVP
...eholds and commercial environments. their wear layers resist scratches, scuffs, and stains. water resistancelvt and lvp from southwind are highly resistant to water, making them suitable for use in kitchens, bathrooms, and basements where moisture is a concern. long lifespanbuilt to last, these floors can endure for decades with proper care, providing long-term value for your investment. co...
{Laminate Flooring
...wide planks are sought-after for their contemporary look and ability to make a room feel larger. waterproof options: newer laminates come with water-resistant capabilities, making them suitable for kitchens, bathrooms, and other moist areas. textured finishes: textured laminate floors, which feel like real wood grain, stone, or tile, are increasingly popular for their realism. eco-friendly o...
{LVT/LVP Flooring
...offering style, comfort and durability, along with enduring value. vinyl plank flooring is the perfect flooring solution for busy households, basements, bathrooms, and even kitchens. it has the natural, stunning look of wood, without the risk of water damage because it is waterproof! … this makes vinyl flooring impervious to spills and other wet accidents in your home...
{Ceramic/Porcelain Tile
...also resistant to stains and don't harbor allergens, making them a hygienic choice. water resistanceporcelain tiles, in particular, have a low water absorption rate, making them ideal for bathrooms, kitchens, and outdoor applications. ceramic tiles, when glazed, are also resistant to moisture, though they are better suited for lower-moisture environments. versatility in designone of the most app...
{Vinyl/Resilient Flooring
...nd occasional mopping are all it takes to keep vinyl floors looking new. water resistance: most vinyl flooring is water-resistant, and many options are completely waterproof, making it suitable for kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. versatility: with a wide range of designs and textures, vinyl flooring can mimic the look of hardwood, stone, ceramic, and more, providing aesthetic versatility. ...
Kitchen Kompact
...the gahms. a family with a single vision. manufacturing the best kitchen cabinets at the most affordable prices. across three generations, bringing innovation and hard work to a fast-growing, constantly changing industry. transforming a small custom cabinet shop, whose beginnings date back to 1937, into one of the largest cabinet assembly plants in the united states. ...
EGGER Waterproof Laminate
...throom? with egger aqua+ we have developed a special technology that makes laminate water-resistant. due to their high-quality processing and durability, aqua+ laminate floors are ideally suited for kitchens, bathrooms as well as entrance areas and hallways. besides wood decors, our laminate is available in tile effect, stone effect and also in marble decors. compared to classic tiles, egger lami...
Urban Floor Waterproof Flooring
...cascade is a stone polymer composite (spc) floor and can be installed in any room - kitchens, bathrooms, and basements alike. with an embossed grain that provides the look and feel of genuine hardwood, the cascade is as strong as it is beautiful. designed to absorb impact and resist scratches, the cascade’s timeless style is matched with an enduring construction. ...
Atlantis Waterproof Floors
...you a flooring selection suitable from your dream home to vacation rentals, from city dwelling to a farmhouse; from beach to desert. a flooring which unifies the house from bedroom to bathroom to kitchen for its universal appeal and usage. indulge in beauty and strength of atlantis waterproof rigid core spc flooring without breaking your budget. ...
Cepac Tile
... is an importer and distributor of japanese porcelain mosaic tiles. due to the frost proof and acid resistant nature of our products, they can be used in both interior and exterior applications. kitchen backsplashes, bathrooms and swimming pool waterlines are just a few of the areas where our collections can be utilized! cepac tile… where excellence in quality and service unite! ...
Garrison Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...this waterproof flooring will do wonders in any space, including areas prone to moisture, like bathrooms and kitchens. our flooring is constructed with an easy click installation system, making it as convenient as it is elegant. say no to repetitive and dull vinyl and say yes to one of these four stunning and sophisticated colors...
Cali® Laminate Flooruing
... high-traffic areas. the attached acoustic padding enhances comfort and sound insulation, making it a perfect blend of beauty and functionality. laminate shorebreak designed for the challenges of kitchens, bathrooms, and high-moisture areas, the laminate shorebreak line offers 100% waterproof planks that do not sacrifice aesthetics for durability. its built-in underlayment cushion speaks to a ...
Accent Rugs
... brighter colors and textures, as well as improved stain protection, the sky's the limit when it comes to your choices. so, whether your needing something for the kids room, a culinary design for the kitchen, a warm and inviting touch in the bedroom, or a cozy addition to your family room, be assured that this can all be accomplished with a little effort and reasonable budget along with your unlim...
Appliances
... appliances major appliances, also known as white goods, comprise major household appliances and may include: air conditioners, dishwashers, clothes dryers, drying cabinets, freezers, refrigerators, kitchen stoves, water heaters, washing machines, trash compactors, microwave ovens and induction cookers. white goods were typically painted or enameled white, and many of them still are. small appli...
Bar Furniture
...whether you're devoting a bar area in your basement or revamping the look of your family room or eat-in kitchen, bar furniture and accessories can give your home an extra touch of elegance. wine racks and bars are an excellent place to begin because they offer you a broad range of storage selections for drinks and barware. there are even carries complete pub sets with matching tables and chairs th...
Barstools
...re. bar stools can be stored out of sight when not in use and can effortlessly slide up to the bar to accommodate more guests. bar chairs and stools are also just the right height for working at the kitchen countertop or a high island; be sure to have one or two there to enjoy a morning coffee and breakfast or a quick snack on an unusually busy day. ...
Borders/Medallions
...orders and medallions offer practical advantages. their durability makes them suitable for high-traffic areas. the water-resistant nature of most tiles, especially ceramic and porcelain, is ideal for kitchens and bathrooms. additionally, their ease of cleaning and maintenance adds to their appeal in practical terms. installation: the key to perfectionwhile diy enthusiasts may be tempted, professi...
Ceramic Tile
...orcelain and non-porcelain. porcelain tiles, made from denser clays, are fired at higher temperatures, rendering them remarkably durable and resistant to moisture – a perfect choice for bathrooms and kitchens. non-porcelain tiles, on the other hand, offer a wider variety in colors and textures, suitable for less moisture-prone areas. beyond these basic types, the world of ceramic tiles dazzles wi...
Concrete Countertops
...concrete counter tops may be a good choice if you want unusual shapes, as they're often molded right in your kitchen. the high cost may be beyond most consumers' budget. concrete counters tops look extraordinary and sometimes outlandish and can be color-tinted with additives that lessen porosity. they are abrasion and heat resistant and new treatments do away with cracking...
Cork Flooring
...deal cork flooringfor professionals in interior design, considering the following points can aid in selecting the perfect cork flooring: room usage: assess the room's function and traffic levels. kitchens and living areas may benefit from denser cork, while bedrooms can opt for softer varieties. aesthetic goals: consider the overall design theme. cork offers diverse styles, from natural and ...
Custom Tiles
... aesthetic allure, custom tiles are celebrated for their practicality. they are exceptionally durable, resisting wear and tear in high-traffic areas. their water-resistant nature makes them ideal for kitchens and bathrooms. plus, the ease of cleaning and low maintenance adds to their appeal, making them a pragmatic choice for busy lifestyles. the art of installation: installation tips and conside...
Decorative Tile
...ons and arabesques, allowing for endless creative possibilities. aesthetic appeal and design versatilitydecorative tiles are a designer's dream for their ability to adapt to various styles. a rustic kitchen can be enlivened with hand-painted ceramic tiles, while a sleek, modern bathroom may shine with large, glossy porcelain tiles. the color palettes are equally versatile - from soft pastels to b...
Dining & Kitchen Furniture
...you're enjoying your morning breakfast, catching up with friends over tea or gathering at the family table for a meal, the right dining room furniture can make all the difference. selecting the right kitchen furniture that will make meals both small and large even more pleasurable. paired with a state-of-the-art refrigerator, oven, or range, your kitchen space will be ready for anything you can co...
Earthen Floor
... functional benefitsbeyond their beauty, these tiles are celebrated for their functional advantages. their durability makes them ideal for high-traffic areas, and their water resistance is a boon in kitchens and bathrooms. moreover, the ease of cleaning and maintenance adds to their appeal, making them a practical choice for both residential and commercial spaces. installation considerationsthe ...
Engineered Stone Countertops
...timeless beauty, natural durability, and unique elegance unsurpassed by your other countertop options. available in a wide variety of colors and patterns, granite counters are the premiere choice for kitchen and bath projects. we understand the significant investment you're making when you choose granite, and we're here to help you make the selection that's right for you. stop by our s...
Faux Wood Blinds
...tions. they are very durable and easy to maintain. faux woods will not to crack or warp, and are recommended for high humidity climates and rooms that may be subject to moisture, such as bathrooms, kitchens, and laundry rooms...
Floor Tile
...in an array of materials - ceramic, porcelain, natural stone, and more. each type brings its unique characteristics. porcelain, known for its strength and water resistance, is ideal for bathrooms and kitchens. ceramic tiles offer a blend of versatility and cost-effectiveness, making them favorites for various spaces. natural stone tiles, like marble and granite, add a touch of luxury, with each pi...
Floor Tile (unglazed)
...ut looks; their functional benefits are equally impressive. known for their durability, they withstand the test of time even in high-traffic areas. their natural water resistance makes them ideal for kitchens and bathrooms. moreover, these tiles are a breeze to maintain, requiring minimal effort to keep them looking pristine. installation insightswhile unglazed tiles are durable, their longevity ...
Granite Countertops
...timeless beauty, natural durability, and unique elegance unsurpassed by your other countertop options. available in a wide variety of colors and patterns, granite counters are the premiere choice for kitchen and bath projects. we understand the significant investment you're making when you choose granite, and we're here to help you make the selection that's right for you. stop by our s...
Hand-Made / Handcrafted Tile
...e unique spaces. for instance, a herringbone pattern of narrow rectangular tiles can add dynamism to a modern minimalist room, while floral hand-painted tiles can enhance the charm of a country-style kitchen. practical advantagesbeyond their beauty, hand-made tiles are incredibly practical. they are durable, resistant to water and stains, and easy to clean, making them ideal for kitchens, bathroo...
Handpainted/Art Tile
...ameleons in the design world. they can effortlessly adapt to and enhance various styles, from the warmth of traditional décor to the clean lines of contemporary spaces. imagine a mediterranean-themed kitchen with vibrant, handpainted tiles, or a minimalist bathroom accented by art tiles in monochromatic hues. the possibilities are endless, with a palette of colors, patterns, and textures at your d...
Historical Tiles
...: marrying the old with the newthese tiles are not just for period homes; they can complement a range of design themes. imagine a victorian patterned floor tile bringing warmth to a modern minimalist kitchen, or turkish iznik tiles adding a splash of color to a contemporary bathroom. historical tiles provide a unique opportunity to meld different design eras. practical advantages: beauty meets fu...
Indoor/Outdoor Carpet
...g, mildew, and stains, making them ideal for high-traffic areas and outdoor spaces. versatility: these carpets can be used in a multitude of settings – from patios, decks, and porches to basements, kitchens, and playrooms. their adaptability makes them a practical choice for various applications. ease of maintenance: cleaning and maintaining indoor/outdoor carpets is remarkably straightforward...
Kitchen Cabinets
...new kitchen cabinets add style, depth and detail allowing a home take on an entirely new personality. kitchen cabinets come is a wide selection of choices from such major brands as kraftmaid, ikea, and thomasville. picking out cabinets for your new or remodeled kitchen is not an easy proposition. the choices for door style, wood grain, finish and options are infinite. you local cabinet dea...
Kitchen Tile
...tiles unveiled: revolutionizing kitchen spaces through history and innovation introduction to kitchen tiletiles have journeyed through time, evolving from mere functional elements in earthen floors to pivotal design features in modern homes. their history is deeply intertwined with human civilization, echoing our aesthetic progress and technological advancements. in the realm of kitchen design, t...
Leather Tile
... will develop a patina over time. it possesses great sound-insulating properties and is warm to the touch. it can be used throughout the home but is not recommended for high-moisture areas, including kitchens and baths, or high-traffic areas, such as entrances. you'll probably also want to install a leather floor in areas out of direct sunlight. it's easier than you'd expect to keep a leather flo...
Linoleum Flooring
...art for its eco-friendly composition and long-lasting nature. types of linoleum flooring: sheet linoleum: offering a seamless look, this type is ideal for areas where hygiene is a priority, like kitchens and bathrooms. linoleum tiles: these provide the flexibility of custom designs and are easier to install and replace. floating linoleum (click-linoleum): similar to laminate, these planks...
Marble Counter Tops
...marble counter tops are not often seen in whole kitchens because of it's exceedingly high price. to get an opulent appearance, use it as an inset at a baking center or use it on a kitchen island. depending on its veining and color patterns, marble countertops can also make a room appear chic. marble requires persistent upkeep as it easily stains unless professionally sealed. some new mar...
Mexican Tile (Saltillo)
...ir visual allure, saltillo tiles are prized for their functional advantages. they are exceptionally durable, making them ideal for high-traffic areas. their water resistance is a boon for spaces like kitchens and bathrooms. moreover, their ease of cleaning and maintenance is a practical feature that homeowners cherish. installation insightsthe installation of saltillo tiles is as crucial as their...
Mosaic Tile
...aic tiles are prized for their practical advantages. their durability makes them ideal for high-traffic areas. water resistance is a key feature, especially in moisture-prone areas like bathrooms and kitchens. additionally, their ease of cleaning and maintenance adds to their functional appeal, making them a practical choice for both residential and commercial spaces. installation considerationsp...
Mosaic Tile (glass)
...design flexibility. they can effortlessly complement various themes, from the sleek lines of contemporary design to the ornate details of traditional décor. for instance, a backsplash in a minimalist kitchen can come alive with a vibrant mosaic, or a bathroom can adopt a luxurious feel with gold-tinged tiles. the range of colors, patterns, and textures available opens a myriad of creative possibil...
Mosaic Tile (glazed)
... versatility. whether you're aiming for a traditional, rustic look or a sleek, contemporary feel, these tiles can adapt. imagine a vintage-style bathroom with classic white and blue tiles or a modern kitchen backsplash with metallic-hued pieces. the possibilities are endless, with color palettes ranging from earthy tones to vibrant hues, patterns from geometric to organic, and textures that can be...
Mosaic Tile (unglazed)
...s and walls. built to last: the functional benefitsbeyond their visual appeal, unglazed mosaic tiles excel in functionality. their durability and resistance to water make them a practical choice for kitchens, bathrooms, and entryways. their ease of cleaning and low maintenance are particularly appealing for busy commercial spaces or homes with pets and children. laying the foundations: installat...
Murals
...ce. practical advantages: beauty meets functionalitybeyond aesthetics, mural tiles are celebrated for their durability, water resistance, and ease of maintenance. this makes them an ideal choice for kitchens, bathrooms, and high-traffic areas. their hard-wearing nature ensures that the beauty of the mural remains intact over years. installation tips: ensuring perfectionthe installation of mural ...
Natural Fiber Rugs
...red sisal are traditionally top of the range, using the best east african fibers. sisal from brazil is exceptionally strong. sisal is recommended for any area in your home, except bathrooms and kitchens. as the name implies, sea grass carpet is indeed a grass and sea water does play a part in its production. it is grown in china in paddy fields and at a certain point during the growing ...
Natural Stone Sinks
...recent trends in kitchen and bath design have seen the timeless “old world” look rise in popularity. fitting right into this décor are natural products such as wood, stone and copper. until now, sink choices were limited the “sterile” look of stainless steel and porcelain – the standard in plumbing showrooms for years. however this trend is changing everything and consumers are taking notice...
Porcelain Tile
...personalized spaces. design flexibility: a canvas for creativitythe true charm of porcelain tile lies in its versatility. whether you're crafting a vintage-inspired bathroom or a sleek, contemporary kitchen, these tiles can adapt to any style. for a rustic charm, textured tiles that mimic natural stone or wood are ideal. high-gloss, monochromatic tiles, on the other hand, can create a clean, mode...
Quarry Tile (glazed)
...haw action occurs. quarry tile is used less often as a wall finish and is occasionally used for countertops, although the wide grout joints can make cleaning of countertops difficult. most commercial kitchens require a quarry tile to be used because of its slip resistant and non-porous properties. quarry tile is a building construction material, usually ?1/2 to ?3/4 inch (13 to 19 mm) thick, mad...
Quartzite Tile
...industrial quarry tile is usually chemical resistant and available with abrasive frit embedded in the surface to provide a non-slip finish in wet areas such as commercial kitchens and laboratories. ...
Rag Rugs
...have a few good years left because of the wear and tear they can take. today, rag rugs can take any abuse a family has to offer! those dirty shoes coming through the back door, to food spills in the kitchen. and just think of the comfort afforded you as you stand on a rag rug while washing dishes in front of the sink. just what the doctor ordered after a long day's work. and since they are machin...
Refrigerators
... that open are nice but the shelves are much narrower than top or bottom refrigerator models. the most expensive is the built-in model. built-in refrigerators are designed to exactly match your kitchen's cabinets and decor, giving the kitchen a seamless look. in today’s stylish homes all appliances from refrigerators to toasters are becoming super-sized but it is very important to ge...
Silk-Screened Tiles
...y offer a spectrum of color palettes, from earthy tones to bold hues, and patterns ranging from geometric to floral. imagine a victorian-style bathroom with intricate floral tiles, or a sleek, modern kitchen adorned with geometric patterns. the design possibilities are limitless, turning each space into a bespoke masterpiece. functional benefitsbeyond beauty, these tiles offer practical advantage...
Solid Plank Flooring
...l light, size, and existing decor. lighter woods can brighten small, dark rooms, while darker woods suit well-lit, spacious areas. understand client needs: gauge the traffic and usage of the space. kitchens and living rooms may benefit from harder woods like oak or hickory for their durability. color coordination: the floor is a major element in color schemes. choose a wood color that compleme...
Speciality Carpets
...signed to minimize static build-up, a crucial feature for protecting electronic equipment and enhancing comfort in workplaces. moisture-resistant carpets: for areas prone to dampness or spills, like kitchens and bathrooms, moisture-resistant carpets are a practical choice. these carpets are crafted to resist water and stains, making them easy to clean and maintain, thereby extending their lifespa...
Stainless Steel Countertops
...stainless steel counter tops are a good pick for a really modern-day and industrial looking for your kitchen. they are heat resistant and can take hot pans but it is noisy, may dent and you can't cut on it. additionally, it also easily takes on the temperature of its environment, so that kids must be kept away from them, especially if the stainless steel countertop is part of a stove sys...
Terra Cotta Floor Tile
...ns and textures. practical advantages: built to lastbeyond their aesthetic value, terra cotta tiles are known for their durability and water resistance, making them ideal for high-traffic areas like kitchens and bathrooms. their ease of cleaning and maintenance is a significant advantage, offering a practical solution for busy households. installation considerations: ensuring longevitythe beauty...
Throw / Scatter Rugs
...d. or select from any number of types and patterns available, either inexpensive copies or valuable collector's items. let your tastes, needs, and budget direct you. throw rugs are a favorite in the kitchen. right in front of the sink, where you generally stand and clean dishes is a perfect place. especially when ceramic tile is used in the kitchen is this more important. tile is very slippery wh...
Vinyl Backed (6 FT) Carpet
...isture resistance: vinyl is inherently resistant to moisture, which helps in preventing mold and mildew growth. this feature is particularly beneficial in regions with high humidity or in spaces like kitchens and bathrooms within an office setting. stain resistance: the surface of these carpets is often treated to be stain-resistant, making it easier to maintain a clean and professional appearan...
Vinyl Bonded Wood
...ns better than traditional hardwood, making it an ideal choice for homes with pets or commercial spaces like restaurants and retail stores. additionally, its moisture resistance makes it suitable for kitchens, bathrooms, and basements, where hardwood floors might not be the best option. maintenance is another area where vbwf excels. unlike hardwood floors that require regular refinishing, vbwf on...
Wine Racks
...the addition of a new wine rack can make dining and entertaining at home feel more luxurious. save kitchen storage space with a wall-mounted wine cabinet or serve family and friends quickly from a rolling wine cart. from freestanding hardwood stands to powder-coated steel countertop models, you can find wine storage racks to match any style of home furnishings. showcase beautiful wine bottles, gl...
Wood Butcher Block Countertops
... it can be sanded and resealed to manufacturer's instructions as required but can be damaged over time by stains and water. wood or butcher block is not recommended to be permanently installed on kitchen counters....
7 On-Trend Kitchen Upgrades
...designers from coast to coast are cooking up fresh ideas for kitchen upgrades. this year's hottest trends bring numerous fresh aesthetic approaches while functionality also plays a leading role in top design ideas. if you are planning a kitchen upgrade, take inspiration from these on-trend elements spotted by the design experts at wellborn cabinet: unique tile in recent years, backspl...
4 Ways Color Can Make Your House a Haven
...d organic green that is rooted in nature. carry the relaxed mood throughout the room with complementing nature-inspired neutrals for your furniture, window treatments and accent pieces. subtle kitchen spice a stark white kitchen may feel crisp and clean, but it lacks the character that color brings. you can keep that airy feeling while infusing some gentle, welcoming warmth. painted ...
The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist
...ntire house can be a challenging task that requires patience and organization. to help you reach every nook and cranny, consider this handy checklist from the experts at best pick reports. kitchen as one of the most used rooms in the home, the kitchen builds up a lot of dirt and grime. if you cook regularly, your kitchen is ground zero for all sorts of messes. in addition to wayw...
4 Ways Color Can Make Your House a Haven
...d organic green that is rooted in nature. carry the relaxed mood throughout the room with complementing nature-inspired neutrals for your furniture, window treatments and accent pieces. subtle kitchen spice a stark white kitchen may feel crisp and clean, but it lacks the character that color brings. you can keep that airy feeling while infusing some gentle, welcoming warmth. painted ca...
5 Eye-Catching Ways to Update Your Home
...nd floor lamps that fit your design style to replacing older ceiling and wall-mounted fixtures with more modern styles. give cabinetry a fresh look there are numerous easy ways to update your kitchen and bathroom cabinets to create a more updated look. one of the easiest is swapping out older cabinet pulls and knobs for more modern options. with a variety of finishes - stainless, bro...
Take a Room-by-Room Approach to Renovations
...all hideaways for brooms or gardening tools and low-profile options that can double as bench seating. if your footprint allows it, consider an island for added storage and workspace. updated kitchen a stylish, functional kitchen is a must for anyone who enjoys culinary arts or the simple pleasure of gathering family or friends around the dinner table. cabinetry is a focal point in ...
On-Trend Home Designs for 2022
...ude larger patios in brick and stone, as well as more functional private patios and porches. another aspect of this trend is the tendency for homeowners to integrate indoor conveniences such as kitchens, fireplaces, furniture and electronics into their outdoor spaces. clean lines this season, designers are creating inviting, comfortable and serene spaces with modern vibes through t...
APEX / Alps (Herringbone)
...white oak looking vinyl, available in classic plank and stylish herringbone construction! this waterproof flooring will do wonders in any space, including areas prone to moisture, like bathrooms and kitchens. our apex flooring is constructed with an easy click installation system, making it as convenient as it is elegant. say no to repetitive and dull vinyl and say yes to one of these four stunni...
Pet Friendly Empower Rigid Core Flooring
...sive diamond 10 technology provides best in class scratch and stain protection. 100% waterproof planksempower rigid core flooring is 100% waterproof making it perfect for high moisture areas such as kitchens, bathrooms and laundry rooms. extreme stabilityempower’s reinforced mineral core provides enhanced dimensional stability making it a great choice for three season rooms or for use in direct ...
Finely Luxury Vinyl Tile
...backed by a lifetime residential warranty. its innovative pre-attached backing ensures supreme comfort under foot while its easy-install locking system make this grey vinyl tile diy-friendly. in the kitchen, living area, bathroom, basement, and beyond, there’s no easier way to create luxurious, affordable, low maintenance floors than with lvp flooring. find coordinating gray vinyl plank flooring ...
Rigid Core Vantage
...y room. rigid core vantage was built to maintain its beauty – even under high traffic, high moisture and high impact. 100% waterproofrigid core vantage flooring is perfect for any room – bathrooms, kitchens, basements, laundry rooms and more *when exposed to water, it won't swell, buckle or lose integrity. fast & easy installationsimply lock planks together by inserting and folding down eac...
Akadia Luxury Vinyl Planks
...tom designed beveled edge enhances its authenticity, while an innovative pre-attached backing ensures supreme comfort under foot. akadia boasts a diy-friendly easy-install locking system, so in the kitchen, living area, bathroom, basement, and beyond, there’s no easier way to create luxurious affordable floors. this lvp flooring is also available in cyrus® 7x48” lvt planks and full range of trim...
Rigid Core Elements
...mil wear layer protect against dents and other surface damage. backed by our 30-year limited residential warranty and tough enough for light commercial use. 100% waterproofinstall it anywhere — even kitchens, bathrooms, mudrooms and basements where floors can get the wettest. when exposed to water, planks will not swell, buckle or lose integrity. durable hybrid constructionwe've layered the best...
Rigid Core Essentials
...mil wear layer protect against dents and other surface damage. backed by our 30-year limited residential warranty and tough enough for light commercial use. 100% waterproofinstall it anywhere — even kitchens, bathrooms, mudrooms and basements where floors can get the wettest. when exposed to water, planks will not swell, buckle or lose integrity. durable hybrid constructionfrom top to bottom, ri...
Ultimate Guide to Vinyl Sheet Flooring
...c styles like unique designs, wood, stone, and slate, it’s easy to create a floor that’s uniquely yours. waterproof. our vinyl sheet can be used anywhere, but they’re especially ideal for rooms like kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms and mudrooms.not permanent and expertly laid out for you. vinyl sheet is especially great for homeowners who like to change up their décor style frequently as it’s n...
SpillShield®Plus Waterproof Laminate Flooring
...a kitchen or bathroom remodel is filled with overwhelming decisions. mannington® makes it easier with our waterproof laminate flooring. beautiful. high-performance. it’s waterproof flooring at its best, combining the most realistic hardwood visuals and trending plank sizes with superior durability. have a messy household? restoration collection® floors are protected by spillshield®plus waterproof...
Pergo TimberCraft® + WetProtect™
... easy-to-install locking system requires no glue and makes installing a laminate floor an easy diy project — coordinated moldings available √ wet mop or steam mop for easy cleanup, perfect for kitchens or baths √ underlayment is required, and we recommend pergo gold™ for easier installation and industry leading sound, thermal, and moisture protection √ floorscore® certified an...
LUXE Plank Value
...an affordable way to achieve the stylish look of authentic hardwood or natural stone. scratch and water resistance allow you to simulate natural materials in high moisture areas, including bathrooms, kitchens and laundry rooms. and it's easy to install: just peel, place and press. no special tools are required, and you can start enjoying your new floor right away! ...
EGGER PRO Laminate Aqua+
...uding a variety of wood grain, stone and ceramic decors. the boards are available in two different board formats (classic and kingsize) and both in 8mm thickness. application areas include bathrooms, kitchens and living rooms, as well as bars, restaurants and retail spaces. why choose aqua+? √ up to 5x more water resistantour aqua+ flooring is up to 5× more resistant to water swelling than...
Sustainable Interiors with a Modern Edge
... well-articulated transitions, which help onlookers understand at a glance where one boundary blends into another. contrasting flooring textures conjure up this visual understanding, partitioning the kitchen from the dining area, for instance, without walling either room off. transitions can even be used to draw attention to a unique fixture or space—a dramatic slate-gray-hued tile installed under...
American Charm 6
...american charm 6 is built to withstand household wear and tear. it is a pet-friendly solution ideal for high-moisture areas such as kitchens, bathrooms, and laundry rooms. the urethane plus coating and 6-mil wear layer work together to protect from scratches, stains, and scuffs...
Korlok Select vs Ceramic and Porcelain Tile
...these visuals were developed from antique french cotta, calacatta marble, slate, limestone and include moorish stenciled tiles. perhaps you’re considering adding a ceramic or porcelain tile to your kitchen, bathroom or laundry room. with our korlok select stones you can enjoy the look of these materials without their practical drawbacks. here are some of the benefits of choosing korlok select st...
LUXE Plank with FasTak Install
...our home. from planks to tile, whatever the style, luxe plank flooring was built to hold onto its beauty — even under high traffic, high moisture and high impact. 100% waterprooftransform your bath, kitchen, basement or laundry room. *luxe plank tiles and planks won't swell, buckle or lose integrity when exposed to water. durable surfacemaintenance and cleanup are no sweat! the commercial-grade ...
Tarkett: Nine New Stone Designs for Popular ProGen™ Rigid Core LVT Collection
...styles that complement any taste,” said sharee thorton, product manager. “we’re excited to introduce our newest stone designs, which add an element of modern style that is sure to look great in kitchens, bathrooms, basements, or other high-traffic areas of the home.” progen is engineered to perform radically better than the leading competitive rigid core products under the rigors of dai...
Tips from the Table: Purposefully Using Pattern
... think of a unique layout or pattern there is a way to achieve it! you may be hesitant to use a patterned floor, but your floor is simply another surface to express your personality or style – like a kitchen backsplash or statement wallpaper. in the same way that you use these accents purposefully, the same rings true with patterned flooring. what are some tips to purposefully using pattern in h...
How to Choose the Best Rigid Core Floor
... when exposed to water. where can it be installed? install at, above or below ground level — anywhere you have floors! lots of people pick it for frequently used gathering spaces like playrooms and kitchens where there's plenty of foot traffic (and easy cleanup and comfort are key). bathrooms, mudrooms, utility areas, laundry rooms and basements are also a good match since these floors perform s...
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
...beyond anything traditional wood flooring can offer. where can i install solid hardwood, engineered hardwood, and rigid core flooring? solid and engineered hardwood floors shouldn't be installed in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, mud rooms, or anywhere else you might have spills or splashes. solid hardwood floors also cannot be installed in basements. rigid core flooring can be installed in ...
Designing With Rugs
...r a coffee table. an 8’ x 11’ area rug or larger can cover the majority of a room. smaller area and scatter rugs can be ideal for adorning smaller spaces – a hearth, a bedside, the area in front of a kitchen sink – with a splash of color and warmth. an area rug with a bold, overall design can be the focal point of a room with a chair and sofa in solid or subdued patterns. light colored area ru...
Kitchen Flooring Guide
...the kitchen is the hub of your home, where you cook meals and gather for parties. kitchen floors must withstand frequent foot traffic, dropped dishes and utensils, and spills galore. but because it’s a room you'll likely spend a lot of time in, it must also indulge your craving for great style. what kind of flooring is best for kitchens? all of our flooring is suitable for use in kitchens and e...
Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone
... usually matte instead of polished, as if it’s been gently worn by time. earth-toned colors range from ivory and gold to blue, tan and brown. marble – classic carrara marble is an elegant choice for kitchens and bathrooms, and it works beautifully with metal accents. quartz – this stone floor-look reveals the remarkable crystalline structure of quartz in flecks and eddying pools of neutral tones...
Decorating Walls with Flooring
...nd feels like natural stone because it's constructed from 75% stone. it's water, scratch and stain resistant — and unlike ceramic and natural stone, isn't susceptible to cracking.  install anywhere. kitchens, bathrooms, basements. the only places we don't recommend are shower walls, fireplace surrounds or any wall application that exposes it to continuous saturation or temperatures above 300°f. ...
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
...beyond anything traditional wood flooring can offer. where can i install solid hardwood, engineered hardwood, and rigid core flooring? solid and engineered hardwood floors shouldn’t be installed in kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, mud rooms, or anywhere else you might have spills or splashes. solid hardwood floors also cannot be installed in basements. rigid core flooring can be installed in ...
5 Secrets for More Beautiful Laminate Floors
...f laminate is its scratch-resistance, a little extra protection against nicks and scratches can be important to help withstand some of the most repetitive abuse from a commonly moved object such as a kitchen chair. over time, that back and forth motion can scratch your floors and lessen their like-new look. simply adding some felt floor protectors from a home improvement store to your furniture wi...
Best Laminate Flooring for Your Kitchen
...kitchen floors have taken many forms over the years to address the challenges of the space, including a high frequency of spills and wear due to high traffic. one of the more typical flooring types perfectly suited for modern kitchens is laminate. pergo laminate, specifically, is durable, easy to install and available in styles to fit just about any need.  but with an abundance of options out...
Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring
...ration collection® laminate floors feature our spillshield® waterproof surface warranty.there’s no need to worry about spills, melting ice cubes, water dripping dogs and more which makes it great for kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, basements and mudrooms. affordability. laminate can provide you with the look of hardwood or tile at a fraction of the cost. superior indoor air quality. this is ...
Why Choose Waterproof Vinyl Plank Flooring
...h the durability and added benefit of being waterproof. when exposed to water, vinyl planks will not lose any structural integrity, making them perfect for any room in your home. from the waterproof kitchen flooring to the bathroom and even the wet basement, vinyl plank flooring is the perfect solution for any room and household. get to know the mannington adura® vinyl plank family meet our fam...
Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring
...ug can create a cozy space that will look and feel warmer. hardwood flooring installation installing wood floors is a lot more complicated than painting your walls or replacing the hardware on your kitchen cabinets, so it is not recommended as a diy project. in the long run, you will save money and time by using a professional. sustainability mannington engineered wood floors use half as many ...
Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring
...ank flooring is quickly becoming a favorite among homeowners for a lot of reasons, like these: waterproof. waterproof vinyl planks can be used anywhere, but they’re especially ideal for rooms like kitchens, bathrooms, and wet basements. from accidental spills to pet messes, mannington’s worry free vinyl plank options keep your flooring protected from moisture. realistic visuals. perhaps one o...
Game of Stones
...carrara and calcutta marbles were prized by the ancient romans as much as we love them today. these are the most popular stones used in the modern kitchen. combined with pristine white cabinetry and fashionable color schemes, this classic marble stone adds simple elegance to your home...
Is Luxury Tile the Same as Linoleum Flooring?
...alled it linoleum because it was made from linseed oil, and experimented with more efficient ways to produce it. at the time, oilcloth was commonly used as a floor covering in commercial buildings, kitchens, and other potentially messy places. linoleum had a big advantage because it was thicker and longer wearing, more water-resistant, and easier to clean. walton established the linoleum manufac...
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
... wood. where can i install solid and engineered hardwood floors? solid hardwood: solid is a great choice for the first and second floors, enhancing living spaces such as living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens and bedrooms. engineered hardwood: engineered wood is an excellent choice for areas where solid hardwood cannot be installed, like in basements, over concrete floors or over radiant heating ...
Decorating Your Home with Bold Colors
... compromise might come in the form of a richly colored accent table or chair. creative cabinetry traditional wood grain cabinetry sometimes gives way to far more creative color schemes in kitchens and bathrooms. while white is still a popular choice, and can even be considered bold in the right setting, true color on cabinets is also gaining traction among homeowners. with the righ...
Homeowners Drive Growth for Decorative Tile
...t in 2023. the residential market will support demand for decorative tile's use in flooring, as rising personal incomes will allow more homeowners to undertake such projects as the renovations of kitchens and bathrooms and the addition of new bathrooms. these and other trends are presented in decorative tile, a new study from the freedonia group, a cleveland-based industry research firm....
Give Your Home a Modern Makeover
... a more modern motif. avoid weathered and overly polished finishes in brass or nickel, and opt instead for selections like matte black, gold and copper, which are all well-suited for contemporary kitchens. don't be afraid to mix and match for a bit of an eclectic look, such as different pulls for the upper and lower cabinets or a unique style for drawers. explore more contemporary desig...
Designer Kathryn M. Ireland Launches First-Of-Its-Kind White-Glove Digital Design Platform -- The Perfect Room
...10 weeks." notable collections include "the quiet outdoors", a relaxing outdoor space fitted with perfectly printed pillows and vintage furnishings; "cooking in color", a vibrant and artisanal kitchen collection inspired by latin american and moroccan styles; "elevated classic dining", a regal and refined assemblage of crystal accents, floral wallpaper and elegant textiles, and "modern ...
Clever Kitchen Upgrades - Fresh colors and textures for a functional kitchen style
... for avid cooks, seasoned hosts and busy families, the kitchen is likely the center of daily life and a place where both form and function are of the utmost importance. this high-traffic space generally influences the design of the rest of the house, especially if the home has more of an open-concept layout. the colors and materials used in the kitchen normally set the tone for the res...
Home Safe Home
... be dangerous. over time, electrical components and other mechanical functions can wear down, which may result in a higher risk of fire or water damage. a new suite of appliances can give a tired kitchen an instant facelift, and with the wide range of options available, you can create just about any look you desire, from an ultra-modern sleek motif to a farm-style design that blends mode...
American Industrial Partners' Acquisition of Armstrong Flooring's Wood Flooring Business Is a Win-Win Deal
...mplement a number of its existing holdings, especially its acpi cabinet manufacturing subsidiary." "aip will benefit from being able to offer an expanded wood product line to home builders and kitchen and bathroom remodeling specialists throughout the us and canada, as well as by being able to achieve greater economies of scale in the purchase of lumber." for armstrong flooring, the ...
Five Show House Trends to Inspire Your Renovation
...investment. to go about your home refresh in a thoughtful way, it can help to turn to the top experts in the industry for their ideas and insight. with more than 145 years of leadership in the kitchen and bath space, kohler co. has worked side by side with the top designers to showcase the most inspired designs for the kitchen, bath and other areas of the home. to help you come up wi...
Just a week remains to enter for a chance to win the HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2018
... ultra-white trim and the fire engine red of the front door. these pops of color outside lay the groundwork for the flirty and playful design of the interior, where you'll find a sizable modern kitchen, three bedrooms—including a magnificent master suite—and an open floor plan enhanced with a new living room addition. hgtv urban oasis 2018 also features a stunning outdoor space with a co...
5 Steps to Incorporate Universal Design
... as more homeowners opt to remodel their current homes for accessibility and safety, those concerns are taken into consideration especially for kitchens or bathrooms. special considerations often should be made for those falling in the baby boomer age group, who especially should take into account the accessibility of their homes and improvements that can be made. incorporate uni...
One Kings Lane Opens New York City Flagship At 143 Spring Street In Soho
...ings lane paint, with services provided by paintzen. features and exclusive partners in partnership with iconic british cupboard makers plain english design, the new shop features a bespoke kitchen in one kings lane's new signature color, hudson green. the space includes the spitalfields range of cupboards, handcrafted in suffolk, england, alongside the brand's signature worktable. i...
LG Washers And Dryers Rated #1 In Performance And Reliability Again And Again
...tanding ranges for two years in a row and with side-by-side refrigerators for the first time. lg received the highest numerical score in the respective segments of the j.d. power 2018 laundry and kitchen appliance satisfaction study, based on 18,215 (kitchen) and 8,629 (laundry) total responses, measuring customer opinions about their new appliance purchased in the previous 12 months, su...
Allied Kitchen & Bath is proud to welcome Michael O'Byrn, award winning South Florida Designer to their team
... fort lauderdale, fla., nov. 5, 2018 /prnewswire/ -- allied kitchen & bath has brought the renovation/ remodeling process down to a science and continues to pave the way for innovative techniques and designer trends with 35 years of successful business in south florida. remodeling and renovation takes skilled craftsmen, organized project managers, dependable high‐quality produ...
Expand Your Kitchen - How space-saving sliding door hardware can help
... your kitchen is the heart of your home. it's a place where family and friends gather. it's also a space where you may seem to need more space, whether you're making breakfast for the kids or hosting a big dinner party. using innovative wall-mount door hardware, you can unlock your kitchen's potential by freeing up the "real estate" traditional swinging doors take up. due to their u...
Images Publishing Group features Sarah Barnard's Healthy Homes in INTERIORS: Inside the American Home
...pdated victorian aesthetic, barnard's pacific palisades estate project involved an extensive restoration of original oak woodwork throughout. adapted for contemporary living with a bespoke walnut kitchen, handmade ceramic tiles, and bronze hardware the home's focus is on craftsmanship and tactile pleasures. barnard carefully considered the carving details in the custom bedroom furniture,...
4 Ways to Bring Classic Character to Your Kitchen
... in today's stainless steel world filled with clean lines, sharp angles and sleek kitchen accessories, it may seem daunting to achieve the perfect antique style for your kitchen. while it's true that blending looks from the past with modern-day functionality can be challenging, you don't have to be a famous designer to create the kitchen of your dreams. these tips can help you turn ...
Living in Color
...ence. whichever way you go, colored cabinetry is more than just a trend: it's a design approach that is here to stay. that's why careful planning is necessary when you set out to redesign the kitchen. after all, this essential living space is an area where you spend plenty of time, so it should feature visual elements and colors you find appealing. white kitchen cabinets have domin...
Home Upgrades that Really Work/Ideas and inspiration to create more functional spaces
...  bathroom and kitchen upgrades are among the most popular home renovations, but not just because the improvements are likely to increase the home's value. renovations to these high-use areas can enhance the practical enjoyment of your home while adding aesthetic appeal and style. a better bathroom bathroom makeovers can take many forms, from simple updates to total overhaul...
Refresh Your Space/5 steps to simplify your next paint project
...n, plus the right painting tools, go a long way toward helping you achieve a professional-looking finished project. execute your paint project flawlessly with these tips and tricks from jennie kitchen, product manager, valspar applicators at the sherwin-williams company, consumer brands group: step 1: choose your color selecting a color can often be the most difficult part of a pain...
Living in Color
...ence. whichever way you go, colored cabinetry is more than just a trend: it's a design approach that is here to stay. that's why careful planning is necessary when you set out to redesign the kitchen. after all, this essential living space is an area where you spend plenty of time, so it should feature visual elements and colors you find appealing. white kitchen cabinets have domin...
Quick Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Fall
...ou can mix vinegar with water and add a few drops of essential oils for an appealing scent. another quick fix: run citrus peels through the garbage disposal for an easy clean and fresh smelling kitchen. find more tips and ideas to get your home fall-ready at hoover.com. ...
Home Improvements with High ROI
...ead and refinish them for a budget-friendly alternative to installing new flooring. another option that holds or even increases the value of your investment is tile, particularly in spaces like kitchens, bathrooms and laundry areas. roofing re-roofing a home gives it an instant value boost, but it's a job that needs to be repeated periodically. one longer-term and on-trend alternativ...
Bring New Life to Your Kitchen with Color
... just as filling your plate with colorful foods is typically good for your body, filling your kitchen with color can be good for the soul. in fact, color is an important element in interior design not only for its aesthetic value, but also because it can shape perceptions and emotions. "color is powerful - when you walk into a room, you can instantly feel its subconscious effect on ...
How big of a deck do I need?
...on, and you start adding up these areas and you realize you can't do all this in a 16-foot by 12-foot deck," said pologruto, the owner of decks & more. dining - 320+ square feet outdoor kitchens and dining areas are growing in popularity, but do require significant space. a grill with some counter space for cooking and a large table and chairs for dining will take up around 320 s...
Energy Savers that Make 'Cents'
...ve as areas of focus for lowering your energy bills and lessening your appliances' negative impact on the environment.  water heaters the cost of heating water for bathing, laundry and kitchen use is a common home energy drain, so it's an area that deserves attention when you're looking to upgrade for efficiency. to reduce energy use from your hot water heater, try taking shor...
Get Ready for Guests - Tips to prepare your home for summer entertaining
...eavier accent pieces in favor of bright, inviting decorative pieces that do dual-duty, such as colorful coasters that add whimsy while giving guests a place to rest their drinks. change your kitchen into a hub for entertaining. bring a breath of fresh air into your kitchen by creating a pleasing, relaxing environment fit for entertaining with a blend of bright and bold colors like ...
A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
...m furnishings, valuables and breakable items should be removed from both the path to the work site and the work site itself. if your renovation project will involve an essential room, such as the kitchen or a bathroom, make alternate arrangements such as creating a makeshift kitchen with the bare necessities in another part of the house. countertops 101 kitchens and bathrooms are a...
3 Kitchen and Bath Trends for 2018
...  when it's time for a home remodel, specifically of a bathroom or kitchen, many homeowners turn to trendy looks as inspiration. color, texture and material variance, like using different types of tile, lead the way in this year's kitchen and bath trends. to help amplify the look and appeal of your space, consider these tips from the experts at the national association of the r...
4 simple swaps when planning a kitchen refresh
...  spring is in full swing, which means it's time to reinvigorate your kitchen with a new look! when planning your refresh, consider these simple, stylish swaps that don't require investing tons of time or budget. upgrade your kitchen fixtures faucets often serve as the centerpiece of the kitchen. replacing an outdated model is an easy way to give your space a facelift. choose a...
R&R in the great outdoors: 3 ways to transform your outdoor living space
...o your outdoor haven can lend a fun and informal entertaining element that just can't be replicated indoors. options for equipment include grills, smokers, pizza ovens, fireplaces, bars or full kitchen set-ups with ovens, sinks, refrigerators and prep areas. make sure to choose weather-resistant finishes for everything, install effective lighting and make sure you have plenty of comfor...
6 project ideas to recreate your kitchen/Minor and major projects that can recreate your kitchen
...  as the hub of activity in a home, the kitchen serves many purposes: meal prep base, dining area, family gathering place, celebration zone, and entertainment center, to name a few. does your high-use, heart-of-the-home kitchen meet the challenges and needs of your family life? if not, then it's time for a renovation. a kitchen remodel can be inspired by lifestyle changes, the n...
4 Types of Flooring Tile that Look Like Wood
...les combine the aesthetics of wood flooring with the durability of porcelain tiles. however, these are likely to be a less popular flooring choice in commercial environments, outside of bathrooms and kitchen areas. porcelain tile floors are noisy underfoot and often cold to the touch, offering poor thermal insulation and contributing to an uncomfortable indoor environment. they are more likely to...
Mix, match and mosaic: The top interior design trends of 2018
...med wood furniture, updated with modern, shiny metal hardware or the aesthetic of using both low gloss and medium gloss on your floor. also on tap this year is mixing metals, especially in the kitchen. "warm-toned fixtures can now live harmoniously with stainless appliances and with the latest appliance trend - a beautiful black finish! copper, rose gold and oxidized metals are especi...
5 top trends for your kitchen in 2018
... it's your home's focal point. the site of some of your best moments and the base of operations for entertaining - it's your kitchen, and no room in your home is more valuable. a magnificent kitchen defines a home, and bringing your kitchen to this level means capitalizing on today's top trends. many of the trends that will define kitchens for the year appear first at kbis, the kit...
The beauty of barn doors
...ative qualities, barn doors often provide a functional alternative to conventional swing doors. "barn doors, either singly or in pairs, offer a simple and effective way to divide large spaces - a kitchen from a living-dining area, for example," says laguna beach, california-based designer lisa mcdennon. "they can create instant separation and privacy in even the most open-plan house, whi...
Room-by-Room Renovations-Small changes that add up to a big impact
...t) to execute a large-scale project. however, tackling the updates one room at a time and focusing on small changes that bring big returns can put those overdue enhancements well within reach. kitchen it's the heart of the home, and it's where many homeowners sink big money to make upgrades. kitchen renovations don't have to require a second mortgage though. re-facing rather than rep...
3 Ways to Throwback Style
... when it's time for a bathroom or kitchen upgrade, some of the greatest inspiration may come from another time entirely. some of the most on-trend styles of today are actually throwbacks to bygone eras. learn how to make your updated spaces pay tribute to re-emerging trends and add your own modern touches with these three new-again looks. retro-modern a retro-modern design is u...
5 Steps for a Home Remodel
...del can be difficult. one of the best ways to decide is to figure out why you are remodeling in the first place, whether it's to make your new house feel more like home or to update a 1950s-era kitchen. step 2 - set your budget   every home is unique in structure, age, quality and craftsmanship, which all impact the price of a remodel. since no one can see through walls before ...
Upgrades that Boost Your Home's Value and Enjoyment
... are another way to make a big impact. in a similar vein, skylights are a surprisingly affordable upgrade for the functionality and aesthetic benefits they provide, especially in the bathroom and kitchen where ventilation is as important as ample lighting. you can give your lighting and home value a boost with an energy star-qualified option such as velux solar-powered fresh-air skylight...
Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests
...avorites ahead of time. if a new guest will be joining, be sure to ask about likes or dislikes as well as allergy or dietary needs ahead of time. make a point to show first-time guests around the kitchen early in the stay so they can easily find anything they might need, such as a glass for water during the night. for more tips and tricks on getting your home prepped for the busy holida...
Material Matters
... for many homeowners, aesthetics and function are the primary considerations of a kitchen renovation. however, before you lay out your space and start selecting colors, there is another essential factor to explore: the materials you will use for each feature. in fact, there are numerous factors to consider as you narrow down your options. giving special attention to the material composition ...
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling Trends to Watch
... investing thousands of dollars in a kitchen or bathroom remodel can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. check out some of these trends from the national association of the remodeling industry (nari) to consider when planning your next kitchen or bath remodel. make your home smarter it used to be that internet meant high-tech. now, especially with the internet of things, it mean...
Give Your KITCHEN a Facelift
... whether completely remodeling your kitchen or just looking for a few simple upgrades to make your cooking space shine, it can be difficult to know where to begin. a well-designed kitchen can incorporate both style and luxury, but it's also important to upgrade in ways that make everyday tasks easier and your space more efficient. from larger upgrades like an entire suite of matching stainle...
Improvements for Independence/Modifications to make your home more accessible
...r action. * are exterior walkways and entrances well-lit? * is there a step-free entrance to the home? * are entrance doors easy to lock, unlock, open and close? * does the main floor include a kitchen, bedroom and full bathroom? * are doorways wide enough for someone using a wheelchair, walker or service animal? * are hallways, staircases, bathrooms and the kitchen well-lit? * is wall-to...
55 Great Ideas for Kitchen Islands
...55 great ideas for kitchen island...
A room-by-room guide to decluttering your home
... such as a soap dish, storage bin, towel bar or shower hook. the storage is fully customizable, and all accessories are removable and dishwasher safe. visit www.sterlingplumbing.com to learn more. kitchen basic tactics: * countertops frequently host a wealth of kitchen-related clutter, from the mail you brought in yesterday and forgot to go through to small appliances you use once or twic...
Renovations for the Ages - Antique upgrades for kitchen and bath
...n often ignores. an added benefit to an antique motif: the opportunity to display family heirlooms and treasures from previous generations that blend seamlessly into your home. in most houses, the kitchen and bathrooms are where modern conveniences are most obvious. the appliances and fixtures in these rooms offer convenience and function few homeowners are willing to sacrifice for the sake of ...
How to use color psychology to influence the mood of your home
...gain, and dark black like tricorn black sw 6258 and even charcoal, navy and deep jewel tones are all gaining in popularity, adding urban sophistication to a wide range of spaces, from living rooms to kitchens. what green really means: generations see green hues differently. millennials associate it with energy (33 percent compared to 24 percent of gen xers and baby boomers). boomers are more li...
7 'little' upgrades that can mean a lot to homebuyers
... anyone who’s ever bought or sold a home knows how even little things can sway a buyer to feel a particular house is "just right." while major features such as a good location, a big kitchen, and a certain number of bedrooms and bathrooms all drive a home’s price and how attractive it is to buyers, small details like fresh paint and new faucets can also help clinch a sale. when you’re trying...
Tackle Spring Cleaning Room-by-Room Like a Pro
... of accomplishment. tackle the project room by room with these tips from the experts at office depot to make the work feel more manageable and ensure you complete a thoroughly satisfying job. kitchen because it's likely the most used room in the house, the kitchen sees a fair bit of cleaning year-round. however, in any busy household it's easy to let deeper cleaning slide. while you're ...
Easy DIY projects to prepare your home for sale
...ding area. alex flex spackling is perfect for eliminating those stubborn reoccurring cracks in drywall that appear as problem areas expand and contract with changes in weather and humidity. update kitchen and bath hardware – do you have kitchen and bath hardware that’s decades old? if so, it may be worth your time to replace these dated details. adding small features such as modern cabinet hard...
Designing Stylish and Functional Outdoor Kitchens
...ity in the planning stages. however, it's not the only priority. you'll also need to determine how to use the space. some homeowners discover that one of the best ways to do so is with an outdoor kitchen. "we have seen designers and homeowners taking a more thoughtful and sophisticated design approach over time," said russ faulk, chief designer and head of product for kalamazoo outdoor gou...
Add living space to your home with an easy patio makeover
...f fire right into a tabletop, making it easy to talk long into the summer night. as a finishing touch, be sure to have a wireless speaker and playlist ready to set the mood with music. your summer kitchen the downside of summer living is building up unwanted heat in the kitchen from cooking dinner. the best solution is to take it outside. don’t limit the grill to weekends and burgers and bra...
Trends to Enhance Your Outdoor Living Space
...ny, the world's no. 1 decking and railing brand and leader in high-performance, low-maintenance outdoor living products. "the movement toward 'outdoor rooms' has evolved into fully functional outdoor kitchens and entertainment centers that make it even more difficult to determine where the indoors end and the outdoors begin." regardless of the size of your deck - or budget - these simple tips f...
5 projects to create the perfect outdoor kitchen
...ost-effective fuel than charcoal and it doesn't require running any lines to your grilling area, providing you with the same grilling space with fewer expenses. * build a barbecue cover. give your kitchen a beautiful outdoor shelter by building a barbecue cover from western red cedar. this natural wood is resistant to rot, decay and insects, and it will look great no matter what the weather bri...
Top 6 home decorating trends
...-effect materials and faux-marble wallpapers such as this beauty from murals your way growing in popularity, you can count on the soft, subdued design to be a top pick for accent walls, powder rooms, kitchens and more. it’s a seriously impressive way to dress up your walls! 2. deep blues: though black has long been a decorating darling, designers are now recruiting deep blues for their go-to po...
Refresh Your Space for a Brighter Season
...easonal overhaul can sound daunting, here are five simple steps to help make spring preparations a breeze. clean out the fridge. before tackling messes around the house, start at the heart of the kitchen by cleaning out your refrigerator. get rid of old leftovers, forgotten frozen meals and expired condiments. by removing perished contents from your fridge, you'll get rid of lurking odors and ...
Mix Up Something Eclectic
...here's one room that serves as the hub of all activity. from preparing mouthwatering meals to entertaining a house full of guests to grabbing a few minutes to relax with a mug of steaming coffee, the kitchen is the place where it all happens. that's why such careful planning is necessary when you set out to redesign this essential living space. layout arguably the most important decision is ...
Spring home improvements you can do in 24 hours or less
... as little as one hour, and you’ll be able to close the door without it sticking. the paint can be used inside or outside the home and it resists dirt, fingerprints, uv rays and weathering. update kitchen cabinets. recently, homeowners are changing the facades of their kitchen cabinets and painting them instead of staining them—a trend that has grown tremendously. add new knobs to complete the ...
Make This Spring a Season of Clean
...time to clear the clutter and prep for the deep clean. bedrooms and bedroom closets are hot spots for clutter, so they're often the first rooms to be cleaned. for more than one in four americans, the kitchen pantry and kitchen drawers also gather clutter. once your home is clutter-free, tackle the most dreaded chore on your list first. according to the survey, if americans could give up one cho...
Dare to Dream-Add functional, appealing features for a desirable home
...rt is committing to getting it done and doing it right. that includes finding the right materials and products to suit your specific needs and style, whether it's for closet organization, a beautiful kitchen upgrade, adding features like skylights or anything in between. your dreams and desires for your home are attainable and within your reach, so long as you're devoted and willing to put in ...
3 tips to make your bathroom remodel a breeze
...or online design customers purchases. more details can be found at www.kohler.com/designservice. for those who may desire a more traditional customized in-home design process, working with a national kitchen & bath designer is also a great option. a nation of remodelers, the u.s. boasts a home improvement industry valued at more than $192 billion today, according to the joint center for ho...
Tips for a Vintage Kitchen Remodel
...e ultimate goal is capturing the nostalgic feel of older homes: the classic lines, hardwood, moldings and woodwork, and features like fireplaces or stonework, bannisters or windows and doors. the kitchen can be a particularly challenging room to renovate because the blend of old charm with modern convenience and functionality can seem at complete odds. these ideas from the design experts at el...
Beauty and utility: Designing a functional, stylish home
...traffic areas. baseboards treated with a high gloss, washable and stain-resistant paint are better able to withstand abuse, and they come clean with just a little soap in water. busy and beautiful kitchen countertops countertops are another design centerpiece of the home, and beautiful products abound. quartz brings the look of stone and the variation of granite, with less maintenance. butc...
Kitchen Backsplash Ideas
...kitchen backsplash idea...
Home Design Trends/Make style the focus of your home renovation
... understated elegance, a look that many designers have favored in the past, is losing ground to more prominent design features that make no bones about attracting attention. colorful woodwork in the kitchen, vibrant patterns such as marble countertops, jewel-toned textiles and bold details like nail-head patterns on furnishings are all evidence of a bolder style. the trick is to blend elements ca...
Don't Lose the Luster-Maintain natural stone counters
... durability is one reason homeowners choose natural stone for their kitchens and bathrooms, but the greatest appeal is often the sheer beauty of the material. maintaining that luster and shine requires a bit of effort, but the ability to enjoy the unique character of natural stone makes it all worthwhile. it's important to understand the shine on granite and other natural stone is not from a...
Thoughtful home design: 4 tips to transform any small space
...duty. as people continue to downsize, it is important to maximize space by having rooms work double duty. if your home isn’t large enough to accommodate an eating area and an office, have your kitchen island work as both. to keep up with daily wear, such as sliding pots and pans, plates, spills and more, look to a high performance countertop such as neolith. this material is scratch,...
Make a striking focal point the foundation of your spa-like bathroom
... american homeowners’ desire for spa-like bathrooms shows no signs of waning, says the latest design trends report by the national kitchen and bath association (nkba). from freestanding bath tubs and floating vanities to led lighting and soothing color schemes, some of the most-requested bathroom renovations focus on creating the atmosphere of luxury and calm found in world-class spas. with ...
Starting Your Smart Home Transformation
...ier or more enjoyable with the support of smart technology. the living room, where you likely have a host of entertainment and audio equipment, offers plenty of obvious benefits, but also look at the kitchen, for example. did you forget to start the dishwasher on your way out the door? initiating a wash cycle remotely will let you come home to dishes clean and ready for dinner. prioritize what...
How to Maintain Marble Floors
...ine tabbah, vice president of the family-owned stone restoration company international stoneworks in houston. stains can discolor marble and have a dark appearance; they are oftentimes caused by kitchen grease or makeup and lotions. an etch mark is a chemical corrosion of the surface layer of the stone caused by the acids found in most household cleaners and in substances like tomato sauc...
Exterior home improvements yield higher ROI for less money, report shows
... renovation season is approaching. do you know what home improvements will give you the best return for your money? here's a hint: step outside. you might assume upgrades to interior spaces like kitchens and bathrooms have the best payoff, but most home improvements don't return 100 percent of their value at the time of resale. those that yield the best return on investment for the most modes...
Simplify Your Cleaning Routine
... for laundry, it is both a cleaner and a disinfectant, killing 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria. you can use it on a variety of different surfaces to clean, sanitize and disinfect, including in the kitchen and bathroom, making your cleaning regimen easier and more cost-effective. simplify your kitchen the academy for nutrition and dietetics suggests using two different cutting boards when...
Stainless Steel is Trending Outdoors
... stainless steel has been a staple in luxurious, contemporary kitchens all over the world for years. while it's most often used indoors, this durable, low-maintenance, design-forward material is making its way outdoors.  deck railings, outdoor kitchen cabinetry and solar-powered lighting are among the many examples of products using stainless steel to create exterior spaces that are aes...
5 Easy Ways to Refresh Your Home
...atter the season, comfort is always key. • taste: turn your snacks into decor. instead of hiding your favorite fruits in your crisper drawer, place them in a unique bowl as a centerpiece in your kitchen or dining room - fruits like apricots, cherries and plums are great options, but whatever is in season will do. not only will this encourage healthy eating, but it will also add another pop ...
Color Your Kitchen
... while the kitchen is often the busiest room in the house, it is also one of the most important rooms when it comes to renovations. an upgraded, vibrant kitchen that incorporates elements of personal style can make the room more attrac­tive while increasing the home's overall value. an easy way to give your kitchen an instant upgrade is by adding color in places that complement the decor of ...
4 important tips for planning a kitchen remodel
... kitchen upgrades can seem daunting. from full renovations to hardware updates, the possibilities are endless when it comes to creating your dream kitchen. to make the process as smooth as possible, delta faucet compiled key tips to keep in mind as you embark on the remodeling journey. these quick guidelines will help you focus on the end result and ensure the overall experience is enjoyable. ...
The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades
...  as a reflection of the ever-changing american lifestyle, kitchens have evolved over the past 100 years from a space that was once viewed as a utilitarian work-room in the back of the house, to become the centerpiece of the home. while trends come and go, history has made its mark on kitchen design. transitional style kitchens are now the most popular, as evident in research such as th...
From stains to storage: Easy home cleaning solutions that open up time for fun
...ing laundry away when you're in a rush. but in a few days, small clutter can turn into a big mess. pretty soon, you'll be overwhelmed by the clothes scattered on the floor and the dishes covering the kitchen counter, and you'll be forced to spend a good hour or two putting belongings away. to avoid belongings from piling up, get in the habit of putting items away when you're done with them. it ...
3 easy home improvement projects you can tackle right now
...o-parts baking soda and one-part water. scrub it onto the grout surface using an old toothbrush or stiff-bristled brush, then rinse the area with water. if your grout lines are stained from mildew or kitchen spills, try spraying a mixture of equal parts vinegar and warm water onto the tile. it'll foam for a bit, but once it's done, scrub it well. after a final rinse, the stains should be gone. ...
The home design trend you need to know about
...ould have been considered outlandish only a few years ago. mixing materials gives you greater freedom to create a space that represents your style. style on a budget of all the rooms in a home, kitchens and bathrooms still get the most attention. unfortunately, getting that dream kitchen or perfect bathroom isn’t always inexpensive. for those who have uncompromising taste, but are on a bu...
5 residential design trends in hardwood
...m. clearly contrasting wood tones - blond maple and black walnut, for example - create a striking effect that can work well in both traditional and contemporary settings. this is particularly true in kitchens, where a favorite configuration features upper cabinetry in a light-color wood such as birch, and lower cabinetry in a dark-color wood like cherry. the result is a space that has strong visua...
4 hot bathroom design trends that don't have to cost a bundle
...(bpt) - coffee bars, tvs in mirrors, smart toilets and pet-friendly amenities - a growing number of homeowners are requesting such upscale features in their bathroom design, according to the national kitchen and bath association (nkba). is it any wonder that association members report the average cost of remodeling a bath is between $10,000 and $30,000? however, you don't have to spend that much t...
15 Refreshing Kitchen Color Ideas for a Not-So-Boring Space
...15 refreshing kitchen color ideas for a not-so-boring spac...
5 holiday entertaining tips for space and budget conscious hosts
... and glasses will bring a polish to your meal. then, keep it simple with the dã©cor and serving presentation. if your guests are eating in the living room, try setting up the food buffet-style in the kitchen to allow more space for your favorite holiday decorations in the living room. * create great food without a caterer. skipping a caterer saves money but not time, so create a menu of low-prepa...
Warm Kitchen Color Schemes
...warm kitchen color scheme...
New neutrals dominate the color trends of 2017
..., when paired with the faded indigo of stardew (sw 9138), it creates a charming palette ideal for french countryside aesthetics. this fun twist on a classic is sure to produce timeless results in the kitchen or living spaces. organic re-imagined create an updated nature-inspired palette in your home with citrus green, weathered bronze, mustard yellow and light, cool-toned blue paired with earth...
3 Ways Soapstone Enhances Home Design
...y features) move over, marble and granite. there’s a new, old stone that’s coming back into vogue. after first coming into use 5,000 years ago, soapstone is once again becoming a “go-to” material for kitchen and bath designs, indoor and outdoor living spaces and more. there are three primary reasons for the revived interest in soapstone, according to steven schrenk, digital media director and desi...
One-weekend DIY projects to get your house relative-ready for the holidays
... rental store near you, visit rentalhq.com. easy, high-impact projects first, focus your efforts on high-traffic rooms where guests will spend the most time. for example, tackle improvements in the kitchen, living room and guest bath, but skip projects in less trafficked areas like your master bedroom. next, pick projects that are fast, easy and low cost, but will have high impact. you’ve undou...
5 Ways To Do A Quick Kitchen Makeover
...if you're growing tired of seeing the same old view when you pour your morning coffee, you could be due for a kitchen makeover. check out these ways to spruce up your kitchen. 1. add style with new countertops nothing will liven up a kitchen more than new countertops. natural colors complement stainless steel appliances, but you can choose from a wide array of hues, making the look as simple or ...
Bold and Blended
...imple tips from mitsubishi electric cooling & heating. color is keydaring patterns and color combos are gaining favor in homes across the country, especially in the most used room in the house – the kitchen. give your kitchen a fresh, new look by taking a multi-toned cabinetry approach. apply different shades to your upper and lower cabinets to create a completely new feel. opting for colored cab...
Simple Steps to Maintain Natural Stone
... (family features) natural stone adds elegance and style to any home. with a nearly endless array of colors, textures and designs, it’s easy to create a one-of-a-kind look for your kitchen or bath. however, without proper care, that carefully selected natural stone may quickly start to show wear and tear. not only does natural stone lend a beautifully sophisticated aesthetic, it’s generally rega...
Find the Perfect Kitchen Color Scheme
...find the perfect kitchen color schem...
Why You Should Never, Ever Put an Island in Your Kitchen
...why you should never, ever put an island in your kitche...
Make your home feel bigger without adding space
...hat make them functional 24/7. visit www.whyskylights.com to learn more. finally, it may be possible to remove a non-load-bearing wall between rooms to create a more open space. for example, if your kitchen is partitioned off from the family room, removing the wall between the spaces — or even half of it — can make both feel bigger. have an unused bedroom adjacent to your master bedroom? removing...
Top 5 secrets from professionals on home renovation
...(bpt) - when asked what kind of upgrades homeowners would like to make in their home, most have a similar wish list that includes features like marble or granite counter tops, an open concept kitchen, a remodeled bathroom and a deck. there are plenty of good reasons why people opt for these features. they're beautiful, create a certain atmosphere, and who doesn’t want to come home to a stylish ki...
Practical remodeling tips for modern multi-generational families
...paration what happens when the 20-something kids want to watch a reality show and dad wants to watch the news? what will you do when you’re in the middle of dinner prep, and grandpa wanders into the kitchen to fix himself a snack? the more people living under one roof, the more important it becomes to create privacy and separation. if you’re converting an existing space such as a basement, garag...
5 ways to reinvent your garage
...o workshop, man cave to hangout — your garage has the potential to be anything you want it to be. so if you’re thinking of redecorating or remodeling your house, don’t spend all your time picking out kitchen tile and arguing over what type of counter looks best — step into your garage and let yourself dream big. with the right materials, some creativity and a little work, you can turn your garage...
5 easy ways to 'charge up' your recycling habits
... the most commonly recycled items, but lots of other items found around the house can be recycled, as well. start recycling plastic bags and paper towels right in your curbside bin. pin a sign in the kitchen to remind kids they can throw napkins and sandwich baggies in, too. designate a separate container for rechargeable batteries from old cordless products and look up the nearest participatin...
5 kitchen updates that stand the test of time
...(bpt) - whether you’re undergoing a full-scale kitchen renovation or a simple refresh, design decisions can oftentimes feel overwhelming. renowned interior designer and artistic advisor to lg studio appliances, nate berkus, shares advice for making no-fail design decisions that will stand the test of time. “your kitchen is command central in the home. we spend so much of our time here, whether i...
Create grand, open living spaces with unique pocket door frames
...s designed for easy installation in both bypass pocket door and converging bypass pocket door applications. ideal for separating living and dining rooms as well as other spaces, such as great rooms, kitchens, master bedrooms, and even home offices, johnson's 1562 commercial grade bypass pocket door frame accommodates doors up to 3-feet wide by 9-feet high by 1-3/8-inch thick and weighing up to 20...
Smart Home For The Holidays: Honeywell Offers Tips To Maximize Connected Home Technology While Enjoying The Season
... smart, connected home technology can do during the holidays and year-round, the experts at honeywell have a few tips and tricks: lower temps can be a crowd-pleaser. between hectic moments in the kitchen and dining room and all the people moving from spot to spot, consider lowering the temperature more than usual – two degrees for every 10 people. even though it may be cold outside, body and c...
A Modern Blue Kitchen That Maximizes Every Inch
...a modern blue kitchen that maximizes every inc...
11 Big Mistakes You Make Painting Kitchen Cabinets
...11 big mistakes you make painting kitchen cabinet...
15 Dreamy Kitchen Island Ideas
...15 dreamy kitchen island idea...
How to use color psychology when painting your home
...reds reds evoke feelings of passion, energy and intimacy, so it's an excellent color for workout rooms and master bedrooms. red also inspires the appetite, so is a logical choice for dining rooms or kitchens. michael plank, director of color marketing and design services for sherwin-williams, enjoys chinese red sw0057. "chinese red is one of my perennial favorites to play off dark stains with i...
Petri Plumbing & Heating Offers Tips on How to Protect Your Home While Out of Town
... plumbing and heating needs. services offered include water and gas pipe leak repair and installation, fixture installations, inspections, boiler repair, water heater installation, complete bathroom, kitchen, laundry & utility room remodeling and more. petri is also licensed and certified by green plumbers usa, the first in new york city to receive this designation. for more information, pleas...
Making memories: Tips for preserving and creating meaningful wooden pieces
...(bpt) - from your first meal as a married couple at your oak dining table, to enjoying a glass of lemonade with your grandchildren on your pine kitchen stools — your most cherished memories are made at home. “families have so many pieces of wooden furnishings in their homes that are meaningful to them,” says wood finishing expert bruce johnson, spokesperson for minwax. “if you don’t yet have a pi...
Superior design, superior functionality
...(bpt) - incorporating style and sophistication is becoming a standard in today’s modern homes. as the center of activity and entertaining, the kitchen is the room to truly "wow" guests with elevated design choices that don’t compromise the space’s necessary functionality. from countertops to fixtures, a modern kitchen is designed with the home chef in mind and should seamlessly integrate purpose a...
4 great ways to create an outdoor living space
...any purposes and are a perfect way to customize a space that is right for you. as you consider creating a beautiful, yet functional outdoor area, here are some key elements to keep in mind: outdoor kitchens are in demand whether you keep it simple with a built-in grill, some counter space and a sink, or go grand with a brick pizza oven and abundant seating at a granite-topped counter, an outdoo...
Prepare Your Home for Holiday Entertaining
...ng host. for example, swapping out your old, cluttered refrigerator for a whirlpool french door refrigerator with industry-first infinity slide shelves is a useful way to create more space in the kitchen. its pantry-inspired layout lets families fit and find all their edible favorites. every section, shelf and bin in the refrigerator was redesigned to deliver smart organization with pano...
5 ways to design with the 1980s comeback kid: Marble
... the 1980s, the material lost some of its classic appeal in american design, becoming synonymous with gaudy, over-the-top style. throughout the decade, homes were outfitted with marble bathrooms, kitchens and other living spaces, accented with shiny brass or gold fixtures. fast forward to today and marble is making its way back into homes — thanks to an ‘80s design renaissance — but desig...
6 holiday-friendly home design features
...whether you’re shopping for a new traditional, manufactured or modular home or just attempting a renovation project, it’s important to consider the functionality of key spaces like kitchens and living rooms. these most-frequented rooms will host meals, family gatherings, movie nights, homework sessions and holiday celebrations, so they need to include features that facilitate all these u...
DIY projects to increase the resale value of your home.
...uggest adding crown molding. it's a simple addition that adds a touch of charm and makes a big statement about the value of the home. add a backsplash. buyers pay a lot of attention to the kitchen and the bathroom. one of the most eye-catching effects you can add is a backsplash around the sink and the counter space. to get the full effect, use high-quality tile and a rotosaw+ to...
Marvin® Windows and Doors Expands Contemporary Studio Collection
...ction include: new hardware options – a new contemporary sliding door handle for all sliding patio and french doors and a new matte black finish option on most hardware. in line with the latest kitchen and bathroom trends, the reflection-free matte finish allows the lines of the hardware to stand out while blending seamlessly with contemporary decor.  automatic door control – the ...
Moen And Hispanic Housing Development Corporation Join Forces Again To Support Organization's Affordable Housing Efforts
...ts in chicago. moen has been a contributing partner with hhdc since 2007. through alcanzando sueños con moen (ascm),("achieving dreams with moen"), moen will donate state-of-the-art and water-saving kitchen and bathroom fixtures for 150 units at damen courts apartments acquired by hhdc in 2015. the acquisition provided hhdc an opportunity to preserve an important affordable housing asset in the c...
137 Designer Kitchens for Every Style
...137 designer kitchens for every style - allow these culinary hot spots to stir up major inspiration for your own home...
Pretty Kitchen in Quiet Colors
...pretty kitchen in quiet color...
On-Trend Transformations/Get the hottest looks with a bathroom makeover
...ting vanity can work equally well in a transitional design. storage solutionsfrom pull-outs, tilt-ups and roll-outs to hidden outlets, simplified storage is in big demand, according to the national kitchen & bath association's 2016 design trends report. keeping clutter off the counter is easier than ever with clever storage solutions such as wellborn cabinet inc.'s accessory base pullouts or...
Keeping the Character/Renovation with original charm in mind
...c temperatures in each room, installation flexibility and quiet operation - all features that are not available with traditional central systems or window units. learn more at mitsubishicomfort.com. kitchen and bathtwo rooms that see the greatest attention in home makeovers are the kitchen and bath, and they're also commonly the most expensive. in some cases, updates are truly necessary to keep p...
Make a Great Escape with a Specialty Room for You
...s pinterest, which feature a plethora of diy ideas, you'll have ample opportunity to distract your mind and busy your hands. a room designed to let you explore your crafty side can help prevent the kitchen or dining room table from becoming a creative center or wrapping station around the holidays, and allows those areas to remain dedicated to family, food and friendship. it doesn't have to be j...
5 Mistakes New Homeowners Make That Attract Pests
...d other pests.american cockroaches, "camel crickets" and springtails can enter homes through tiny cracks and are attracted to damp areas, both in the attic or crawl space and indoors in the basement, kitchen or bathroom. small steps make a big difference. fix leaking faucets, water pipes and a/c units and eliminate standing water on the roof or in gutters to help prevent an infestation. for mor...
Easy Ways to Manage Your Whole Home in Zones
...udio system may be perfect when you’re home alone, but when guests fill every room, a more custom approach is in order. for example, the volume may be louder to overcome the commotion of the kitchen, while a lower decibel provides a gentle backdrop to conversation in the living room. where the kids are congregated, you can play a different soundtrack entirely. likewise, there are dozen...
Upgrade Your Kitchen This New Year
... (family features) as the calendar turns over a new page, many homeowners begin contemplating upgrades and home repairs for the coming year. the kitchen is one of the most common rooms for these efforts, but if a full-fledged renovation is out of your budget, you can still make a noticeable difference in other ways. “many homeowners think about creating their dream homes at the start of a new ye...
Kitchen Trends 9 Ideas for your Redesign
... this is the year you've been waiting for-it's finally time to redesign your kitchen. whether you know exactly what you want or you're just beginning, timeless trends will help you get and stay on track. add to that the expertise of daltile's tastemakers in tile and you'll get a gorgeous kitchen this year. mixingno more matchy-matchy. the coming year will see lots of mixing of textures, sizes, s...
5 DIY Kitchen Renovation Inspirations
...whether you're turning your home into a "homegating" headquarters this fall or looking to upgrade your everyday cooking, you can update your kitchen in just one weekend without the headache and mess of a full remodel. here are five diy ideas from the trend experts at lowe's and frigidaire professional that will fit any kitchen style and bring your pinterest-worthy dream kitchen to life. everythi...
Keep Clutter at Bay/Useful items to keep your home elegantly organized
...d.com and homedepot.com. organize with aesthetics in mind maximize space, storage and organization with a pocket door system. the demi tall pantry cabinet from wellborn cabinet, inc. is ideal for kitchens of all sizes. pull out units, sliding shelves and motion sensor lighting make organizing and locating items easy, while adding a pleasing aesthetic to the room. for more storage solutions, go...
A Kitchen Designer Tells All - Five tried-and-true tips for rocking your kitchen remodel
...when remodeling your kitchen, it can be tricky to know where to start. certified kitchen designer maryjo camp has been there, in more ways than one. as a designer certified by the national kitchen and bath association (nkba), camp has designed thousands of kitchens in her 35-year career - including her own. with a newfound personal understanding of remodeling challenges, camp has pulled together h...
Home Design with Furry Friends in Mind/Redesign a pet-friendly place
... bathing whether your dog is large or small, having a space to keep them clean is a necessity for year-round grooming. another bonus: by giving them their own space, you no longer have to use your kitchen sink or bathtub to get the job done. one perfect place to include a pet grooming area is the laundry room. this room is often hidden from guests and lacks carpet, which makes it the ideal plac...
5 Tips for Tackling a Home Improvement Project
...'re looking to refresh your familiar abode, chances are good you have a laundry list of home-improvement projects to accomplish. from aesthetic upgrades (like replacing the laminate floors in the kitchen with patterned tile) to practical necessities (like removing the tree roots from the sewage pipes) there is no shortage of projects for homeowners to tackle. with so much to do, home-improveme...
Savvy Storage Advice for Renters
...ic bins in various shades ensure pops of color will complement any existing palate. ready access for everyday items create a system to keep your place tidy. a drop zone, whether in your entryway, kitchen or living area, is a good designated place to keep your mail, keys, shoes, bags or whatever you always need, readily available. a small bench by the door for a briefcase or a colorful coa...
10 Ways to Stay Organized All Day Long
...ping your family organized all day long." zaslow recommends these simple tips to keep your home - and your mind - clutter-free: 1. start each day with a game plan. hang a weekly calendar in the kitchen and make note of activities and items that need to be packed to prevent scheduling snafus and frantic phone calls for forgotten items. 2. eliminate last-minute morning madness. set an ala...
Tips and Tech Make for a Tidy Home
...rting laundry by color. create a chore chart to help keep everyone on task and ensure chores are completed in a timely fashion. 6. create a clutter-free zone. from toys on the couch to jackets on kitchen chairs, stuff can pile up quickly. give yourself a little breathing room and assign a special area where no personal belongings can be placed. the kitchen is a great spot to keep clutter-free ...
Design Your Dream Outdoor Kitchen
...make a decision. according to a 2014 survey of residential landscape architects by the american society of landscape architects, one of the most popular features to fill that space is the outdoor kitchen. the first two decisions "outdoor kitchens expand a homeowner's opportunities to gather together with family and friends," said maria stapperfenne, certified kitchen designer, certified b...
Simple Accents/Awaken your senses and brighten your home
...ftsoap's new fragrant foaming collection liquid hand soap line. the beautiful packaging will brighten and beautify your sink, while enticing scents of jasmine & white cotton, whipped cocoa butter and kitchen citrus bliss provide an indulgent hand washing experience. in the bedroom in the sanctuary of your bedroom, keep your focus on comfort. plump pillows in a variety of shapes and colors add ...
How Green Is Your House?An eco-friendly approach to home care
... city's guidelines for sorting. if no sorting is required, a single bin will do. otherwise, use different colored bins to make it simple to sort paper, aluminum, glass, etc. * most families find the kitchen is a primary source of recyclable goods. if space is at a premium, keep a smaller collection bin in the kitchen that can be easily transported to a sorting station in a larger area, such as th...
Get Inspired by Outdoor Living Ideas
...k to extend the style, comfort and function of their interior spaces to their outdoor living areas. more and more indoor activities are migrating outside with the addition of features such as outdoor kitchens, dining nooks and fireplaces. demand also is up for features like integrated benches with cushions and accent pillows, storage components and lighting, along with accessories such as ornament...
Define Your Unique Style
...(family features) when thinking about your dream kitchen, what finish style of cabinets come to mind? is it rich dark stained cherry wood? maybe a clean, crisp white paint? do you picture yourself having a rustic kitchen complemented by different techniques? actually, you don't have to be defined by any specific design style - you have the freedom to come up with your own. however, for some of...
Mini-Makeovers Deliver Big Home Value
...(family features) kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects can significantly add comfort, improve functionality and increase the home's resale value. whichever reason drives homeowners to complete an improvement project, they need to pick one that also delivers a return on investment. "many homeowners believe that they need to take on a full-scale remodeling project in order to boost value or ...
4 Tips to Make Home Maintenance Easier
...one along the way rather than letting them pile up, creating a bigger job. store everyday needs in each room, or on each floor. for maximum efficiency, keep cleaning supplies in both the bath and the kitchen, and a broom and vacuum on each floor. making sure you have the right tools on hand and taking preventive steps to get ahead of potential problems will make minor home repair jobs quick and...
Tips for Tackling Holiday Messes
...re several cleaning tips to help you enjoy the fun at hand without the extra stress. "the holiday season offers up an abundance of get-togethers," said coryanne ettiene, home and lifestyle expert at kitchen living with coryanne. "but all of this merriment can bring about a lot of messes and more cleaning for the busy host." tips for spick and span spaces ettiene offers up these tips for tidying...
Bathroom Upgrades to Impress Guests
...s per guest - like bacon-wrapped dates or stuffed mushrooms - that are visually enticing, but not intimidating. more importantly, rehearse the recipe beforehand. no host should spend the party in the kitchen experimenting on a first-time dish. * space is key. be mindful of how your home coincides with the theme of your party. game day? have plenty of seats in front of the screen and a "sidelin...
Earth-Friendly Ways to Welcome Babies, Pets
...clean, clear and great-tasting water from any tap. * make it convenient: clean hands are always important, but especially when dealing with new babies and pets. keep eco-friendly hand soap near the kitchen sink and in bathrooms for family and guests to wash their hands before holding the baby or after playing with pets. green works hand soap, found at target, is free of parabens and phthalates a...
Give Your Kitchen a Facelift - Easy Updates to Increase Your Home's Value & Save You Time
...(family features) ever hear the saying "kitchens sell a home?" well it's true; the kitchen is the most important room in the home. whether you're considering putting your house on the market or investing in your home for personal long-term enjoyment, an upgraded and attractive kitchen can make your home irresistible. while a well-designed kitchen incorporates elements of luxury and style, it's ...
Make Your Home Smarter
...ing an app to connect to your smart tv, you can instantly turn your phone into a remote control. this allows you to schedule your favorite show and film recordings from anywhere. save time in the kitchen and beyond standard kitchen appliances are getting a technological upgrade. cooks can now save time with apps that allow them to preheat, monitor food as it cooks and turn off the oven all fr...
DIY Ideas for Every Room/Simple steps to update and organize
...shelves available in a variety of depths and finishes, including options like white and nickel. for more ideas for keeping your living spaces orderly, visit www.closetmaid.com. de-clutter the kitchen from spices to coffee filters to cooking oils, those kitchen cabinets have a way of filling up fast, and keeping these culinary tools in order can be a daunting task. use these five tips to g...
Home Updates That Go Back In Time/Revive the charm of mid-century modern design
...s characterized by clean, straight lines which play up the natural beauty of the design. pieces that are stripped down to a simple form often speak louder than those with excess detailing. simplistic kitchen chairs or cabinets with wood detailing in the living room are perfect ways to play up this modern design theme in your home. looking for one piece of iconic furniture to make a statement? ...
Safe, Green Ways to Protect Family & Home
...cts, such as nature-cide natural insect and pest control products, are 100 percent natural and are available in outdoor, indoor and all purpose use formulas. keep the indoors clean: * always keep kitchen thoroughly cleaned with no food, liquid or water residue on dishes, countertops or appliances. if you have pets, be sure to keep their food in a sealed container and regularly clean out their ...
Tips for a Healthier Home - Follow the Four C's from Trusted HGTV Contractor Mike Holmes
... on your family's health and safety, doing those jobs is easy." the four c's holmes also recommends following the four "c's" for a healthier honey-do list: check * exhaust fans bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans play an important role in reducing moisture in the home. conduct a simple test by turning on the exhaust fan and placing a tissue up to the vent to check the strength of your vent...
Add Appeal, Save On Your Remodeling Project
...for those who wish to make updates to their home, the kitchen is a great place to begin. according to the 2013 cost vs. value report from remodeling magazine, a minor kitchen remodel should recoup up to 75 percent of total remodeling dollars, based on the value of the home increasing. when focusing on this important part of the house, many homeowners are looking for ways to add luxurious and moder...
Caring for Your Stone Surfaces
... stone manufacturer and installer to be further cut to a homeowner's needs. it's this factory finish that enhances their inherent characteristics - veins, swirls, crystals - prior to installations in kitchens and baths. there are two common routes to pursue to maintain natural stone's durability and to ensure that brilliant shine persists. one option is contracting with a stone restoration spec...
Five Simple Tips to Enhance Your Home’s Personality
...(family features) your home can say a lot about you. a state-of-the-art kitchen outfitted with a double oven likely means you enjoy cooking and entertaining friends and family. likewise, a backyard complete with play sets, a treehouse or a basketball hoop is a sure sign your house is also a hangout for the neighborhood kids. “my house is more than just a haven for my family. it’s a real life s...
Room-to-Room Home Additions/Add quality and comfort to your favorite rooms
...hang them in a grouping to display votive candles. for an eclectic and shabby chic feel, turn a vintage drawer on end to use as a bookshelf or bring in an old wooden crate to use as a side table. kitchen refreshing your kitchen doesn't require a major update. add a new color to existing cabinetry by refinishing or addinga new coat of paint. would you like to add a glossy shine to the kitche...
Colorful Springtime Crafts - Easy projects add color to the home
...to life with designs that incorporate the dreamy scenes of floral blooms and butterflies. your refrigerator will become a work of art with stamped tile magnets - an easy decor project to brighten any kitchen. every recipient treasures gifts that come from the heart. these charming crafts take less than two hours to create, and they're perfect presents for upcoming birthday parties, wedding show...
Control the Clutter with Drop Zones
... the addition of a coat rack or hooks make it easy to hang up outerwear, while a storage bench, like closetmaid's 3-cube bench, is a convenient place to take off shoes and neatly stow them away. kitchen since the kitchen is the heart of the home, many family members congregate here. establish a corner of the kitchen counter to drop lunch boxes, bottles and coffee mugs used throughout the day...
Tips to Capture Mood, Splendor of the Season with Lighting
...as decorations are hung this holiday season in preparation for entertaining family and friends, consider creating ambiance using lighting in the main social rooms of the home, including the kitchen, dining and living rooms. beyond the trimmings, presents and other jolly adornments, it is essential to have the proper lighting to enhance the glow of the holidays and adjust the mood of a room. here...
Holiday Scents Take You Back
...njoy. if you have musicians in the mix, encourage them to bring their instrument and favorite holiday songbooks. * serve treats that please the senses give guests a trip back in time to grandma's kitchen and bake up special treats that evoke the sense of nostalgia. time your baking so the goodies are done right before the guests arrive to thoroughly enjoy lingering baking smells. freshly baked...
Create Your Dream Green Kitchen
... (family features) whether it's energy efficient appliances or the best materials for sustainable countertops - use this guide to help create the eco-friendly kitchen you've always wanted. dreaming of a fresh, modern kitchen that is also eco-friendly and strikingly beautiful? achieving this transformation is more attainable than you may think. environmental lifestyle expert, danny seo, provides ...
Simpler, Quicker, More Efficient Ways to Light Up A Home
...nt bulbs for a variety of applications. one option is a 100-watt replacement bulb for table or floor lamps, as well as globe lights commonly used for bathroom vanity lighting and recessed lighting in kitchen, living and dining rooms. whether you're using cfls in your bathroom, kitchen or dining room, these bulbs provide a similar soft, warm light like an incandescent. great for high-use tabl...
Liven Up Your Home with Color
...ur home a refreshed look. adding some newly purchased pieces can also breathe new life into your home! be brave if you're ready to go all out with color, it's fine to make a dramatic change. the kitchen is a great place to go big with color and it's usually the gathering place in the home. to bring bold color in the kitchen, and to set the tone for your entire home, update your cabinetry. ...
Seven Small Changes With Big Impact
...s with a beautiful new door color. it will give your entire home a facelift with very little time and effort. 2. warm things up - the look of hardwood brings warmth to every room in the house. even kitchen and bathroom spaces can benefit from the addition of wood-look tiles, such as forest park from daltile (www.daltile.com), which are easy to clean, water resistant, and durable, but with the ...
Bring Your Personal Design Style to Life
...can actually save you time, money and provide peace of mind in the long run. avoid costly mistakes and ensure that the professionals you hire are fully certified and qualified for the task. great kitchens and baths start with great design. at the end of the day, you'll be thankful for the time spent during the dreaming and designing phases of your remodel. these steps will help bring your drea...
Spring Cleaning Shortcuts
...the annual ritual of spring cleaning. a survey conducted by the american cleaning institute found that 62 percent of people engage in spring cleaning each year, and their top three priorities are the kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. this year, spring cleaning doesn't have to be a long, dreaded process. follow these quick tips to not only get your house clean in no time, but keep it clean in the lon...
Kitchen updates that won't break the bank
... (bpt) - take a look around your home and think about which spaces you use most. if the kitchen made the list, you're not alone. for most homeowners, the kitchen is the heart of their home, and all the time spent there likely causes a fair amount of wear and tear. if this sounds like your kitchen, it might be time for a remodel. while the national association of home builders finds that home r...
Go with the flow to add flexibility to your home
... sliding doors can expand the dining room into the family room or living room, permitting the party to accommodate the arrival of unexpected guests," says myers. the same functionality ensures the kitchen, increasingly seen as the "heart of the home," can serve as a cozy and intimate space for family dinners and neighborly coffee clutches, then morph into an expansive setting that permits easy ...
Five fast home decor updates with fantastic results
... patterns and textures - a combination of styles can create a look that is completely unique to your style. next, arouse your sense of smell with aromatic candles and floral arrangements. finally, in kitchens and baths, swap your basic hand towels for a new vibrant color or design. you'll find making small updates can be simple, yet produce dramatic results easily. faucet focus from prep to ...
Start planning now for spring's home makeover
...(bpt) - if april showers bring may flowers, what do winter's snowflakes bring? perhaps it's an excuse to curl up with your favorite magazines and imagine the kitchen makeover of your dreams. when the cold winter months keep you indoors, use the time to take care of things that will make your remodeling plans much easier to tackle in the spring.- determine the scope of your project: do you ne...
Find inspiration for your home in 2013 with the latest design trends
...od. from frames, to furniture, this aged, repurposed wood can bring richness and a dose of style to any space. mixing materials can also mean utilizing different finishes throughout a room. in the kitchen, using contrasting materials makes your space look personalized. try a mix of wood and painted finishes for a more layered and collected feel. by resisting the urge to perfectly match every pi...
Kitchen remodeling: How to go from a far-off dream to 'DIY'
...(bpt) - year after year, no matter the state of the housing market, kitchen remodeling remains a good idea. the project perennially tops lists of value-for-your-money home improvements and almost every buyer will be attracted to a kitchen that's updated and move-in ready. even if you're planning on staying in your home for a while, few things can reinvigorate your home like a brand new kitchen. ...
Surprising, affordable upgrades can give your home a whole new look
... (bpt) - sure, kitchen and bath renovations get all the glamour and credit for offering high returns on your investment when it's time to sell your home. but a host of other, often-overlooked improvements can also offer great roi - while completely changing the look of your home at a fraction of the cost of bigger projects. "improvements like upgrading your home's stair case can give a h...
Ten lucky home decor trends for 2013
...rs color matching, customers can match their repositionable wallpaper to an existing paint color, updated decor or the new pantone color palette. cooking up smart ideas next year's contemporary kitchen will include european frameless laminate cabinetry, multi-tasking appliances, hands-free faucets, and increased smartphone and tablet functionality, according to jamie gold, a certified indepe...
Kitchen trends for 2013: 'Revamping kits' offer high-end results
...if you're tired of looking at your outdated kitchen, but feel replacement would be impractical, you're not alone. in 2013, consumers will be trying to find the beauty in the beast. projects that help the old look new will be the next big makeover trend - especially in the kitchen where remodeling becomes more pricey. "revamping kits" that refinish countertops, cabinets, and appliances are alrea...
Color tips from the pros: How to bring bold hues into the kitchen and bath
...(bpt) - why is it that some people can do daring things with color in their living rooms or bedrooms, but stick with the strongholds of beige and white in their kitchens and baths? as bright hues are surfacing in kitchen and bath design trends, existing oft-neutral palettes make it easy to introduce bold splashes. whether it's with a new faucet finish, a vibrant wall color, a playful backsplash...
Fresh Tips for Holiday Sparkle
...hering or accommodating out of town guests, ensure your home is party-ready. here are some budget-friendly tips using a classic pantry staple to make sure your home is fresh and inviting. a clean kitchen * in the kitchen, make sure your food prep area and tools are clean. instead of harsh cleaners, try natural, food safe arm & hammer baking soda. sprinkle it onto a clean, damp sponge or clot...
Nick-of-time tips to make your home holiday ready
...at combines two popular seasonal standbys. roomier entryways can benefit from a decorative urn filled with a variety of greens. heap allen + roth ornaments on top to create a 'holiday topiary.' 2. kitchens the kitchen is the hub of the home, especially during the holidays. giving this room a refresh can be quick and easy, regardless of budget. painting is one of the simplest, most cost-ef...
Upgrading your kitchen from 'blah' to 'bling' for less
...(bpt) - from cooking to entertaining, the kitchen - always the heart of the home - now takes center stage as the 21st century hub of the home. as families spend more time in their homes, today's 'command central' kitchen needs to be multi-functional and high-definition ­­with easy-to-maintain surfaces dedicated to cooking, working, web surfing and blogging, paying bills and doing homework, as well...
Does Your Family Have a Fire Escape Plan?
...ich provide the realistic flicker of a scented wax candle without the hazard of open flame. * keep battery-operated flashlights and lanterns in easily accessible places in case of power failure. kitchen cooking is the leading cause of reported home fires and home fire injuries in the united states. * never use extension cords to plug in cooking appliances; they can overload the circuit. *...
Get Your Kitchen Holiday Ready
...millions of americans will be taking to the road this holiday season and odds are some of them are coming to your home. all of those extra houseguests mean added kitchen clutter and a sink filled with a plethora of pots, pans and plates. since the kitchen is the heart of the home, you'll want to make sure the space remains warm, inviting and sparkling clean during the holiday season. here are some...
Kitchen Cleaning - Organize Your Approach
...maintaining a clean kitchen is important. however, there are often cleaning tasks that get put on hold because they require a great deal of time and effort. according to the scrubbing bubbles dirty work index survey, men and women agree the kitchen is the most difficult room to clean after the bathroom. luckily, following a few simple steps and using all-purpose kitchen cleaners make tackling toug...
Cleaning Made Simple
...aler on natural stone, making the surface more likely to stain. -brighten up the bathroom by cleaning the window, mirrors, light fixtures and even the light bulbs with multipurpose surface wipes. kitchen take care of those areas that might not get daily attention. -empty the refrigerator and toss anything out of date or that looks like a science experiment. remove the shelves and bins, givin...
Freshen Up Your Home, Naturally
...ur own home, how can you really know if it's odor free? healthy living expert, building biologist and author lisa beres shares these simple solutions to naturally create and maintain a fresh home: kitchen refrigerator: remove foul odors and stains from leftovers in the fridge by cleaning the drawers and shelves with a homemade cleaning solution. simply add a few drops of natural dish soap to a ...
Pest Prevention Basics/What you need to know to keep pests out of your home
...n the shower/tub area. -clean faucets and shower heads. -supplement cleaning with proper insecticide treatment. treat around baseboards, in cracks and crevices and other likely hiding places. kitchen common pests: ants, roaches, rodents insects and rodents look for food anywhere they can find it - cabinets, pantries, floorboards, areas where pet food is stored. tips: -maintain clea...
Top kitchen upgrades that blend beauty and value
...(ara) - nowhere else in the home must design and function marry as harmoniously as in the kitchen. the most-used room in the house is also the one where we spend the most work and leisure time, the one that gets the most scrutiny from potential buyers and the spot where most renovation dollars get spent. a minor kitchen remodel costs around $21,000 and has the potential to recoup nearly 73 per...
Follow the trend and give your kitchen and bath a mend
...ed more like the pictures in magazines? you're not alone. many homeowners who have put off home improvement projects for some time have decided to turn their dreaming into reality - especially in the kitchen and bathroom. bathroom bliss bathroom remodels have moved into the top spot as the most common remodeling project, according to remodeling magazine's cost vs. value report 2011-2012. wha...
Simple Switches to Spruce Up Any Home
...taste. * flowers: if your home receives natural sunlight, try growing plants inside. bright flowers in pretty and unique pots can bring great pops of color in your design.* herbs: growing herbs in a kitchen window isn't just pretty, but it also spices up a room with great scents, and of course makes dinner taste better. creative entertaining with olsendon't stop the refresh at just the décor; en...
A Beauty Routine for Your Furniture
...ce a week. always wipe the cloth in the same direction of the wood grain. * clean - use a for-wood-only cleanser once a month. if it's a frequently used piece that tends to attract spills, such as a kitchen table, clean weekly. spray the cleanser onto a cotton cloth to help prevent spotting. wipe in the direction of the wood grain. * polish - enhance and maintain wood's natural luster by polishi...
Time-Saving Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms
...ean the house. this number soars to 74 percent for new moms. in addition, the survey found that moms don't get to take breaks for special occasions. in fact, half of all moms reported cleaning the kitchen after a special meal on their own birthday and even mother's day. thirty-six percent of new moms reported cleaning up the mess on their first mother's day. when it comes to keeping a clean ...
Clean House Naturally and Avoid Toxic Cleansers
...ashing, scrubbing and disinfecting your home, doesn't mean you need to turn to cleansers with harsh ingredients and chemicals. in fact, you can easily clean using inexpensive products already in your kitchen, such as vinegar, baking soda and lemon juice. use these tips to clean your home naturally. start seeing clearly: after months of winter weather, windows are often coated with a layer of g...
Tips and Tricks to Get Your Home Clean
...ll as those areas that get the most use. sanitize telephones, remote controls, door knobs and counter tops. take down and launder curtains and wipe down window blinds using a damp sponge. tackle the kitchen. focus on the key areas. using a solution of half water, half white distilled vinegar, wipe down the plastic and glass components of the refrigerator. sprinkle baking soda onto a damp sponge a...
Trend watch: Color and customization trends for your kitchen
...if you want your home to reflect your personal style, why not start in the kitchen? the kitchen, commonly the most popular room in the house for everyday life and entertaining, doesn't have to be cookie cutter with coordinating color schemes. current trends give homeowners leeway to add personal flair to the kitchen with bursts of color, unique designs and unexpected patterns. walls painted in...
Simple Tricks to Refresh Your Home
...he look of the room. when you need to move heavy pieces of furniture across uncarpeted floors, fold two clean towels, put one under each end of the furniture piece, then slide it across the floor. kitchen * clean out the refrigerator and freezer, making sure to get rid of all expired products and old leftovers. remove shelving and drawers and wipe them down using mild soapy water. * tackle y...
Household Budgeting: To Save or to Spend?
...ostly dental expenses by purchasing a quality electric toothbrush, brushing and flossing two or more times daily, and keeping those dental cleaning appointments. * green appliances - when upgrading kitchen or other household appliances, spending more up front can mean big savings later. "the average household spends $1,400 a year on energy bills. by purchasing energy-efficient products, you can ...
Do-It-Yourself Home Projects Help You Save
...d at www.homedepot.com. to save even more, simply update the paint on doors, cabinets and crown molding, rather than the walls. likewise, you can paint an accent wall along a hallway, or within your kitchen or living room, rather than the entire space. replace hardware if you'd love to renovate, but it's simply not in the budget for this year; make small updates now that you can incorporate in...
Holiday Cleaning Hints
... special holiday shine. windex has been helping homes sparkle for the holidays - and every day - for 75 years. here are some hints to help you keep your home clean and inviting all season long. kitchen tackle the fridge - clear out food and leftovers that are past their prime. wipe down shelves and make room for batches of holiday cookie dough and perishable food gifts you might get. wipe d...
Get Your Kitchen Holiday-Ready
...the kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in the house - especially around the holidays. with all the cooking, baking and celebrating going on, it can be hard to keep the kitchen clean. to help you give your kitchen a holiday sparkle, try these time-tested techniques from the pros at merry maids. fridge * before putting containers in the refrigerator, wipe container exterior and securely cov...
Different Spaces for Different Paces - Tips for Multi-Generational Kitchen Design
.... "now families are finding relatives at both ends of the age spectrum living together under one roof." to understand how this collision of social, economic and generational influences will impact kitchen design, masco cabinetry, home of the kraftmaid, merillat, qualitycabinets and denova brands, commissioned the genshift 2011 study. "living in a multi-generational home can be a great expe...
Top Tips for Party Prep
...holidays, graduations or barbeques - no matter what the occasion, the gathering place at any home party is the kitchen. it's where we cook, where guests congregate, and often where refreshments are served. because of this, the kitchen also is a likely place for clutter, spills and the general chaos that results from party food preparation. home entertaining expert jeanne benedict offers tips for p...
Does Your Kitchen Work Like a Dream? Make the Most of Kitchen Storage
...forget about the living room; the kitchen is the social hub of a home. today's homeowners want their kitchens to reflect their personal tastes and accommodate their daily lives; however, a kitchen that can do all this is in need of one thing - smart storage. according to renowned chef curtis stone, "a dream kitchen is one that's designed for the way you live. the best advice i'd give anyone loo...
Top 10 Kitchen Remodeling Considerations
...remodeling your kitchen can seem like a daunting task at first glance. you want your new space to function well for your needs, accommodate your lifestyle, and reflect your personal design style. but how to get started? sarah reep, kraftmaid director of designer relations and education, recommends considering the following before you begin a kitchen remodel. 1.) determine the remodel scope. proj...
Pest Prevention: Three Easy DIY Tips
...er with raid max bug barrier. prevent uncontrolled pests as the warmer months roll in, so do uncontrolled pests and bugs. cockroaches, ants, box elder bugs and centipedes prefer to lurk under the kitchen sink or behind walls, potentially causing unseen infestation. manfredini recommends raid max bug barrier; the automatic battery operated trigger lays down a continuous stream of formula which ...
Top 10 Bathroom Trends
...medy is adding radiant electric heating to floors. some companies install heating mats controlled by a thermostat under tile, stone, laminate and engineered-wood floors. seeing green: the national kitchen and bath association (nkba) reported that 24 percent of their designers used a green color palette in their clients' kitchens last year. kraftmaid, a leader in the semi-custom cabinetry indust...
Earth-Friendly Household Tips Made Easy
...ading sustainable action platform designed to motivate and enable individuals to make a collective impact on the environment. families can incorporate these simple, earth-friendly tips into their kitchen routines: * recycle items that you no longer need, and participate in community recycling initiatives. community support for recycling can vary from place to place. in fact, clean and dry z...
Savvy Home Improvements
...on resale. according to remodeling magazine's 2009-10 cost vs. value report, re-siding with fiber cement is one of the best home improvement investments, providing more of a return on investment than kitchen and bathroom remodels. with innovations like colorplus(r) technology, a baked-on factory finish, james hardie siding will maintain rich, long-lasting color in harsh weather conditions and is g...
Planning an Outdoor Oasis
...e sure to check on local building codes and permits needed before starting any construction. fire and food. use your outdoor room any time of day by planning a place to cook and eat. * an outdoor kitchen can be as simple as a portable grill or as elaborate as your budget will allow. a diy pizza oven can also be a fun way to enjoy cooking outside. * fireplaces, fire pits and chimineas bring c...
The master suite: a haven within your home
... design inspiration. plush, comfortable and full of luxuries - big and small - hotel suites offer plenty of ideas you can mimic. you say you like coffee first thing in the morning? why go down to the kitchen? install a coffee bar, complete with an espresso maker, coffee grinder and a mini refrigerator to store milk for those extra-foam lattes. don't expect to lounge on the bed with your cappuc...
The Art of Fine Furniture Design
...aried elements of aesthetic form and practical function," says mike howarth, president and owner of englishman's fine furnishings, a national company specializing in customized furniture and interior kitchen design. planning spaces boasting this combination has challenges but is attainable with some insider knowledge. having designed english- and european-style reproduction furniture for many year...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...ill shift and change based on the light and whatever's around them. lamb claims that these neutrals will be "the likes of which we haven't seen in 20 years or more." you've gotta have heart the kitchen remains the "heart of the home," according to andrea vollf of andrea vollf interiors. consumers interested in remodeling their kitchens should consider a well-designed, open, airy layout that ...
How to cut more than $1,500 from your utility bill
...mulated for use in cold temperatures. average savings: between $24 and $40 per year. * discontinue the drips. to keep your hard-earned money from literally going down the drain, be sure to repair kitchen and bathroom faucet leaks. hot water leaking at a rate of one drip per second can waste up to 1,661 gallons of water annually, as well as the electricity or natural gas that heats the water. a...
Warm up your kitchen with cozy colors
...whether you're an aspiring top chef, a novice cookie maker or anything in between, the kitchen can serve as the central meeting place for family and friends. using warm wood colors and accents, while opting for the newest styles, instantly creates a more inviting look for your kitchen. here are some ways to warm up your kitchen with color. delicious kitchen colors so many delicious colors ...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...ill shift and change based on the light and whatever's around them. lamb claims that these neutrals will be "the likes of which we haven't seen in 20 years or more." you've gotta have heart the kitchen remains the "heart of the home," according to andrea vollf of andrea vollf interiors. consumers interested in remodeling their kitchens should consider a well-designed, open, airy layout that ...
Tips for a Clean House During the Holidays
...enmore have several simple ideas for a clean, healthy house during the holidays: 1. don't sweat the small stuff. focus your energy on the areas guests spend the most time in, like the family room, kitchen and guest baths and bedrooms. 2. don't let allergies spoil the holiday cheer. deep clean carpets and other allergy-ridden areas with the kenmore intuition upright vacuum: a hepa filter combi...
Holiday Tidy-ings: How to Simplify Celebrations and Cut Costs This Season
...r coat clutter - before you host a holiday party clear out your coat closet to make room for guests. decide what you actually wear then donate the rest to your local coat drive or charity. * quick kitchen clean up - from sprinkles for adorning holiday cookies to diced tomatoes that slip off bruschetta on the way to the oven, keep a hand vac in the kitchen to tackle those unexpected spills that ...
Stop Stinky Kitchen Smells with Easy Tips from the "Queen of Clean"
...he competition with those surveyed reporting that spoiled food left in their refrigerator, meal-time dinner scraps and leftovers as the top three odors they'd like to have scent protection from. "kitchens are a breeding ground for olfactory offenses," says cleaning expert linda cobb, also known as the "queen of clean." "but as easy as it is to create these foul odors, it's just as easy to all...
Put the Fun in Function - Making the Most of Kitchen Storage
...if cooking is a hassle for you, it may be time to do some reorganizing. curtis stone, star of the reality cooking show "take home chef," thinks that a beautiful, well-organized kitchen can make a world of difference to home cooks. "when i was doing 'take home chef' and cooking in all these different houses," says stone, "i was thinking, why is it so difficult to cook in people's homes? it was ...
Green Your Clean
...acuums with hepa filters that trap fine particles. -change your home's air filters every month or two. -remove your shoes before entering the house to avoid tracking in dirt, dust and pollen. -use kitchen and exhaust fans to increase ventilation and reduce exposure to volatile organic compounds (vocs) that get released into the air. doing laundry. some detergents and fabric softeners can con...
Gaining Value by Gardening
...s been bred to be an ever-bloomer and grow larger each year, producing large silver-purple leaves that season into deep red purple. property benefits much like renovating a bathroom or painting kitchen walls increases home worth, adding plants boosts value both financially and physically. real estate agents use the phrase "curb appeal" to coin the attractiveness of exteriors. to liven up ...
Cleaning From Top to Bottom Tips and Secrets for a Cleaner, Healthier Home
...under large pieces of furniture, which may require you to temporarily move them elsewhere. corners of rooms and the back of closets often are overlooked, so be sure to clean these areas as well. kitchen clean-up certain areas of the home, especially the kitchen, can breed and harbor germs that not only cause odors but can spread to family members. these low-cost cleaning tasks, when done reg...
Dare to DIY / Home maintenance you can do yourself
...atters into their own hands to enhance their homes with diy home improvement projects. hgtv "design on a dime" and tlc "unhinged" home maintenance expert summer baltzer explains, "whether fixing the kitchen sink disposal or creating a protective barrier against unwanted bugs around the home, homeowners should feel empowered to tackle diy tasks this time of year." baltzer is partnering with raid...
Color splashes into 2010 styles
...the mill’s carbon footprint. environmental awareness spreads into the hard surface as well. along with ceramic and porcelain, natural stone tile will remain a popular floor covering option for the kitchen, said mark karas, president of the national kitchen & bath association (nkba). however, the most popular trend for that room will be hardwood, as in the past. bathrooms will continue to use...
Strategize for a Speedy Spring Cleaning
...ght fixtures and dust light bulbs; it will make the room look cleaner and brighter. don't forget to do the same to your purse and briefcase, which visit so many dirty places every day and land on the kitchen counter. * spruce up with a scent: make cleaning less tedious by using your favorite scented cleaners throughout the house. try lavender to soothe moods or a citrus scent, like orange or lem...
Outdoor Rooms from Top to Bottom
...al feel, while a deck's color allows it to contrast or blend with the environment. when planning the floor, spacing is the most important component. determining upfront if a dining area or outdoor kitchen is desired, and how many people the space will accommodate are key considerations. the patio should be planned to house these installations. patios, along with outdoor structures, provide...
Bright Ideas Getting Lighting Basics Right
... below. task lighting task lighting focuses on a specific area of the room where activities like reading, cooking or sewing require additional light. it can be as simple as a pendant light over a kitchen counter, undercabinet lighting, mirror lighting or a reading lamp by a chair. to achieve multiple task lighting levels that accommodate simple to more difficult activities, try using ge reve...
Greener Living - Simple steps toward a more natural home
...: "is there anything else i can use this for?" (storing toys, sorting change, craft projects, etc.) buy recycled. for paper product must-haves, purchase recycled, unbleached paper towels or napkins. kitchen trash bags made from recycled materials are becoming more widely available as well. car smarts. save water by cutting the number of times you wash the car each month, and make sure to turn o...
Priceless Design
...a punch of personality." try these budget-friendly decorating tips from matthews to help get you the priceless design you've always wanted without breaking the bank. shed a little light: give your kitchen an instant and inexpensive makeover simply by replacing outdated fixtures such as faucets, lighting and hardware. you can also add a tile backsplash or under-cabinet lights to really dress up ...
Recycled Kitchen Redo-DIY
... recycled paper counters and glass tile backsplash help a kitchen go green. this video is part of rock solid show hosted by dean marsico, derek stearns . show description :they're expert mason.....
Dark kitchen cabinets
...although dark color tends to make dust stand out visually, dark kitchen cabinets can still be a good choice for entire kitchen cabinet layout. this video gives examples several good dark kitchen cabinets, dark brown kitchen cabinets, dark wood kitchen cabinets, kitchen paint colors with dark cabinets...
Interior Design | Living Room UPDATE for $500
...tara gives an old kitchen a fresh new loo...
How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets
...how to paint kitchen cabinet...
Interior Design | White Kitchen | Family Room
...interior design | white kitchen | family room revea...
How To Decorate A 2-Bedroom Condo For Under 10k
...ttom half of the wall in the long entryway in a durable dark navy hue as a less expensive (and non-permanent) alternative to wainscotting. in the living room, a rug acts as a room divider between the kitchen and dining area. despite the small space, natalie was able to fit a six-person dining table and a pop-up desk in the corner. a black wall in the hotel-like master bedroom offers drama, while m...
Install a Granite Countertop & Kitchen Cabinets
...installing a granite countertop and kitchen cabinet...
Waterproof Flooring that Looks Like Natural Hardwood - Introducing SolidTech Vinyl Planks
...ring class solidtech helps you create bold, unforgettable designs with a variety of colors and species, wide planks and extreme low-frequency pattern repetition. designed to perform in any room, from kitchens to living rooms to mudrooms, you can bring the benefits of solidtech to any area of your home quickly and easily with uniclic multifit technology." ...
Kitchen Remodeling Ideas with Laminate from Pulte Kitchen Throwdown
...the pulte kitchen throwdown is an event sponsored by one of our partners, pultegroup. mohawk laminate floors are the foundation for pultegroup's ultimate kitchen...
Restoration Collection® Laminate Flooring: Indentation Resistant
...a kitchen or bathroom remodel is filled with overwhelming decisions. mannington® makes it easier with our restoration collection® laminate flooring. beautiful. high-performance. it’s flooring at its best, combining the most realistic hardwood visuals and trending plank sizes with superior durability. have a messy household? restoration collection® floors are protected by spillshield®, a factory-ap...
Central Oriental Rugs Handmade Acrylic Carpet
...427x610cm) color: blue, yellow, pink, beige, light and green. design: flower, birds, tree of life, horse, medallion, four season, last supper and hunting fit for: bedroom, living room, study room, kitchen, dining area, hallway, gallery, corridor, porch, office etc. ...
Premium Click Vinyl : heat resistant & water proof flooring
...lugano is a 100% waterproof rigid lvt and as such perfect for the installation in all rooms including wet areas such as kitchen and bathroom. moreover this new generation vinyl floors can even be installed in rooms with direct sunlight and veranda’s. an effortless installation can be guaranteed thanks to a performant click system...
Restoration Collection® Laminate Flooring: Indentation Resistant
...a kitchen or bathroom remodel is filled with overwhelming decisions. mannington® makes it easier with our restoration collection® laminate flooring. beautiful. high-performance. it’s flooring at its best, combining the most realistic hardwood visuals and trending plank sizes with superior durability...
abrasion class
...e with minimal traffic, like bedrooms or closets. AC2 is suitable for moderate-traffic home use like living rooms and dining rooms. AC3 is best for higher traffic and heavy-use residential areas like kitchens or laundry rooms, and can be used in light commercial applications like small offices or hotel rooms. AC4 is designed for light commercial use like small shops, and AC5 is the heaviest rating...
kitchen
...Reinventing Your Cooking Haven: The Intricacies of Kitchen Floor Covering Introduction The kitchen, often considered the heart of the home, is a dynamic space where families cook, gather, and create lasting memories. As such, every design element within this space should not only resonate with the aesthetics of the home but also endure the daily challenges of kitchen activit...
SpillShield®Plus Waterproof Technology
...Have a messy household? With Mannington's SpillShield®Plus Waterproof Technology there is no need to worry about spills, melting ice cubes, water dripping dogs and more which makes it great for kitchens, bathrooms, laundry rooms, and mudrooms....
Restoration Collection®
...A kitchen or bathroom remodel is filled with overwhelming decisions. Mannington® makes it easier with our Restoration Collection® flooring. Beautiful. High-performance. It’s flooring at its best, combining the most realistic hardwood visuals and trending plank sizes with superior durability. Have a messy household? Restoration Collection® floors are protected by SpillShield®Plus Waterpr...
Porcelain tile
... much harder than ordinary ceramic tiles and is usually selected, despite its higher price, for its hard-wearing nature. Porcelain can be used in both wet and dry areas such as bathrooms, showers and kitchens. The dense, hard surface of porcelain has made polishing a viable alternative to a glazed surface. This means that a tile can be fired, then a polish cut into the surface, creating a...
luxury vinyl
..., and a high level of comfort. Luxury vinyl is tough but soft underfoot, maintaining a comfortable temperature in all four seasons. Luxury Vinyl is water-resistant, which makes it perfect for kitchens or other high-traffic areas such as a dens or laundry rooms. Luxury vinyl plank, tile, and sheet vinyl offers a durable, protective top layer that resists scratches, dents, and stains from fa...
Luxury vinyl plank
...ience. Water Resistance: Unlike traditional hardwood flooring, LVP is water-resistant, and some options are even 100% waterproof. This feature makes it an ideal choice for kitchens, bathrooms, and basements. Comfort and Sound: LVP tends to be warmer and softer underfoot than traditional tile or stone. Additionally, it is quieter, reducing noi...
lifestyles
...ring is celebrated for its resilience, water-resistance, and affordability. It can mimic the look of natural materials like wood or stone, offering you versatility in design. It is a sound choice for kitchens, bathrooms, and high-traffic areas. This type of floor covering requires minimal maintenance and is quite durable, making it perfect for busy households, rental properties, or anyone who valu...
bedroom
... that feel great underfoot include carpet, cork, and luxury vinyl. DurabilityWhile bedrooms don't typically endure the same amount of foot traffic as living rooms or kitchens, durability is still an important factor. Hardwood, laminate, and tile tend to be some of the most durable options. Noise InsulationSound absorption can cont...
sustainable
...inability has become a prevailing focus in virtually every area of home design and décor, and one particular aspect that often comes under the spotlight is floor covering. From the living room to the kitchen, our floors have a significant impact on both the aesthetics and the environmental footprint of our homes. In this article, we will dive into the world of sustainable floor coverings, explorin...
water-resistant flooring
...ters to aesthetics, functionality, and durability. As our lives get busier and more chaotic, the convenience offered by water-resistant flooring is simply too beneficial to overlook. Whether it’s for kitchens, bathrooms, or basements, this type of flooring can withstand the rigors of daily life while maintaining its charm. The Value of Water-ResistanceWater-resistant floorin...
commercial flooring
...r coverings. They are water-resistant, easy to clean, and available in a wide range of colors and styles. Ceramic tiles are an excellent choice for high-traffic areas prone to spills, like restaurant kitchens and bathrooms. However, they can be hard and cold underfoot, and grout lines might require regular cleaning to maintain their appearance. Rubber FlooringRubb...
schools
...C-free options. Tile: Ceramic or porcelain tile provides durability and ease of cleaning. Tiles are often used in areas that are prone to water exposure, like bathrooms or kitchen areas in educational facilities. However, tile can be relatively hard and cold, potentially causing discomfort over extended periods. Terrazzo: Used in higher-traff...
kitchens
...Optimal Floor Coverings for Modern Kitchens: Function, Design, and Maintenance The kitchen is a vibrant hub of activity in many homes, playing host to cooking, dining, and often doubling as a socializing space. As such, selecting the perfect floor covering for this versatile area requires thoughtful consideration of factors such as durability, aesthetics, comfort, and ease of m...
chic urban style
...al, are now being celebrated for their minimalist charm when polished or dyed. Tiles with geometric patterns or in monochromatic shades are also a favored choice, especially for bathrooms and kitchens. Meanwhile, layering area rugs over hardwood or concrete floors add comfort and texture, softening the otherwise harsh industrial aesthetic. Expert Opinions Experts i...

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