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Kitchen Updates for Entertaining

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Most of us look forward to the year end holidays, when we spend more time visiting with friends and family. It’s also a time when many homeowners look at their homes and wonder if they should update their flooring, light fixtures or give their kitchen a totally new look. That’s because kitchens truly have become the heart of the home, not just for family time but also for entertaining at home.

There are many ways to give your kitchen a fresh new look. You might save up for a complete kitchen remodel, or you can make smaller changes incrementally... 

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How Much Should a Kitchen Remodel Cost?

kitchen remodel budgets need to be planned in advance

The time has come to remodel your kitchen. You’ve paged through the magazines and paid a visit or two to the home center, but do you really know what to expect? When it comes to kitchen remodeling, costs add up fast. If this is your first kitchen remodel, be prepared for a little sticker shock.

We’ve gathered cost estimates to help you create a realistic plan for your kitchen. With this information, you can bring the big picture into focus, but it’s best to work with your builder/remodeler to finalize your kitchen layout & estimated pricing for the features you want.

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Kitchen Countertops: Picking One to Fit Your Home & Budget

countertops give your kitchen personality as well as working space

Kitchen countertop choices used to be really limited in types of materials. Laminates offered 100s of different colors and patterns, and tile also had many sizes and colors to choose from.

Today we have an amazing number of countertop choices, and it’s okay to use more than one type of countertop in your kitchen which is great until you start down the path of picking out new countertops and you have no idea where to start your research so this article provides an overview of today’s most popular choices.

While it’s exciting to pick countertops to give your kitchen a personality, you... 

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Picking Great Kitchen Flooring

Kitchen floors help pull a kitchen together & integrate with other rooms

Kitchen remodeling was one of Remodeling Magazine’s top 10 remodeling projects for this year. Flooring was one of the kitchen features included in the remodeling project so we decided to review the best types of flooring for a kitchen where people tend to stand on their feet more, and there’s a greater chance of water and food getting spilled on the floor.

This article not only introduces the 5 most popular types of kitchen flooring, it also identifies the things you want to consider when researching flooring products for your kitchen or any room in your house. We’ll probably need to... 

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