Laying Out Kitchen Cabinets

By Robert Robillard

Tips For Laying Out Kitchen Cabinets Installing Kitchen Cabinets Laying out kitchen cabinets can be a easy or hard, it all depends on the steps you follow. Probably the best tip for laying out kitchen cabinets is to make sure they are all on site prior to removing the existing kitchen, if remodeling, and to…

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Shaker Profile Cabinet Doors

By Robert Robillard

Building Cabinet Doors I recently was asked to make a built-in cabinet for a bathroom remodel. The bathroom vanity that the client purchased had Shaker style doors; which featured flat panels and beveled styles and rails I was taught to use cope and stick joinery because it makes a good looking and sturdy frame for…

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How To Refinish a Wood Countertop

By Robert Robillard

Refinishing a Cherry Wood Countertop: There is an unmistakable, unique look of quality when I see a solid wood counter-top. It is the mix warmth, character, and quality that makes it a popular and sought after choice in many high end kitchens. Many people have a perception that installing a solid wood counter-top is cost…

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Kitchen Countertops

By Robert Robillard

How To Choose A Kitchen Countertop Should I update my Kitchen Countertops? I get that question a lot. Counter tops are the focal point of any kitchen and they play a large role in the aesthetics and design. In addition to being stylish and attractive, countertops need to be functional and practical. Whether you are…

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Bosch European Small Scale Kitchen Designs

By Robert Robillard

Small Scale Kitchen Appliance Designs Probably the biggest remodeling challenge, and reward, is transforming a worn, outdated space into a purposeful, unobtrusive, efficient and enjoyable space. That’s probably why I’ve always admired and respected Bosch as a tool manufacturer and a kitchen appliance brand. Let’s face it, there’s no disputing their longstanding heritage in quality…

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How To Clean A Smelly Garbage Disposal

By Robert Robillard

How to Clean a Garbage Disposal When I was a college student one of my summer jobs was working for the city rubbish removal, throwing trash barrels into the back of a rubbish truck.  Back then I thought I’d never smell anything as heinous as what that job threw at me. While that is mostly…

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Dishwasher Buying Guide

By Robert Robillard

Older dishwashers, ten years or more, are neither energy efficient nor water efficient.  Often times using between 8 an  15 gallons of water per cycle.  Purchasing a new Energy Star rated dishwasher can save you 1,000 gallons or more water per year as well as use 10-13% less energy.  The following dishwasher buying guide can help you…

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Moen Kitchen Pot Filler

By Ben Carmichael

  Moen Kitchen Pot Filler Classic Stainless Steel Review Our kitchen — it’s where we spend most of our time when at home. We love to cook, and to entertain friends and family. And so when we began remodeling, we decided to invest a significant amount of time, care, and money right here in our…

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