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DIY: How to Keep Your Cooktop Shiny & Clean

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Keeping your cooktop clean is no small task. This is slightly tongue in cheek as I am NOT always on top of wiping down my cooktop right after making our 7-course dinner (well…maybe 1-course dinner), but with 3 of our 4 kids home, my cooktop is definitely getting more use than usual. It has been known to stay greasy and goopy until breakfast the next day. Obviously while wiping up splatters and cooked on grease while cooking is best for…

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Custom Painted Kitchen Cabinetry, Calcutta Quartzite, Stainless Appliances, microwave drawer, SubZero and Wolf appliances, Stainless Hood, Double Ovens, Kitchen Backsplash: Calcutta Quartzite Backsplash, Recessed Can Lights, Undercounter Lighting, Inside Cabinetry Lighting, entry chandelier light, Refinished wood flooring

Kitchen 101: Refrigerators and Freezers

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Choosing refrigerators and freezers may not seem too difficult. However, when we work with a homeowner interested in a kitchen renovation, we assist them in making well-educated decisions on many options of which a refrigerator and freezer are near the top of the list. Refrigerator Width People are often influenced by the things they grew up with, and believe it or not, refrigerators are no different! There are many more options in refrigerators today than there were when we grew…

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Demystifying Kitchen Island Lighting

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Homeowners ask for guidance on choosing the “right” size or style of light fixtures over their kitchen island, but my response is that there is no true “right” type of fixture or even size of that fixture. It truly is a personal preference. That being said, there are a couple of general rules of thumb you can use when installing pendants or a linear suspension fixture for your kitchen island lighting. Island Lighting Pendant Size and Placement I typically work…

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