By Monte Burch Butcher-block kitchen countertops have traditionally been very popular and these days are often used as companion tops with other materials, such as solid-surface tops. In addition to their aesthetic appearance, they can receive hot pans without damage. You can make up your own butcher-block countertop, or the same technique can be used […]
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You’ve done it. You’re about to move into your new home and your new kitchen is just sitting there waiting to be outfitted. With just a little thought and planning, you can have a kitchen that is as functional as it is beautiful. Here are some tips to keep in mind. Measure the square footage […]
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For those new to laying tile, the temptation is to pick the straightest wall and start laying the floor along it. While that may work with other flooring materials, tiles must begin from the center of the room. This gives you plenty of space to work outward to the walls and ensure a symmetrical pattern. The first and foremost rule […]