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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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Kitchen Islands and Open Floor Plans

Kitchen island remodel and design

Kitchen islands are one of the features most homeowners want when remodeling their kitchens. If you have the space required to give the necessary clearances around the island, then it’s a practical solution to add storage, more counter space and a more welcoming room for your family and guests to enjoy for years to come.

Back when kitchens were designed around the “kitchen triangle”, the goal was to have no more than 13 feet between the refrigerator, sink and stove to minimize the steps required to prepare a meal.  This “triangle” design existed years before we got dishwashers, microwaves and many... 

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