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4 Features That Define the Ultimate Entertainer’s Kitchen

Preparing for holiday dinners and parties can be both exciting and exhausting at the same time, especially if you’re the host. That said, you’ll appreciate a kitchen that’s efficiently designed in a way that enables you to prepare meals while keeping your guests entertained. Let's identify some of the top features that help create the ultimate entertainer’s kitchen. Adequate Seating As a host, one of the first things you need to[...]

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Could Your Kitchen Benefit From a Second Sink?

Out of all the modifications that you can do to your kitchen, a second sink likely ranks low on the list of must-haves. However, a second sink is still a kitchen remodeling decision worth considering, minor or otherwise. DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen can help you determine whether a second kitchen sink is a good idea by considering the following factors. Convenience Will a second sink make cooking and cleaning up around[...]

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The Galley Kitchen: An Efficient Kitchen Layout

One of the many things homeowners consider when tackling a kitchen remodeling project is the layout. While there are several options available, the galley kitchen is something worth a closer look. Also known as a walkthrough kitchen, it is considered one of the best and most efficient layouts. Read on to find out why homeowners and contractors alike love galley kitchens. (more…)

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Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Your Kitchen Remodel

A kitchen remodel can improve your home’s value and transform the way you feel about it. A new kitchen looks beautiful and is more pleasant to use, so it’s no wonder so many people want to remodel their kitchens! However, before you move forward with this project, ask yourself a few simple questions first. DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen, an expert kitchen remodeler, explains more. Are You Matching Your Kitchen to the[...]

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Countertop Design Comfortable Working Heights Widths
Countertop Design: Comfortable Working Heights & Widths

The height and width of kitchen countertops is not something that’s dictated by building codes. Rather, you and your kitchen contractor will rely primarily on the design standards established by the industry to help determine the most comfortable and practical dimensions for such elements as cabinets, countertops, windows and doors. Countertop Height Standards The established standard is for the top of your countertops to fall about 36 inches above the floor —[...]

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Remodeling Your Kitchen For Accessibility
Remodeling Your Kitchen for Accessibility

Modern kitchens are more than just a place for cooking food. They are the heart of the house, and kitchens are often used as gathering places. That’s why it’s important to make sure that your kitchen is accessible to as many guests as possible. You want your kitchen to be spacious and user-friendly for those of all ages. Accessibility Tips Your goal when remodeling your kitchen for accessibility should be[...]

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Survey What Homebuyers Really Want In Kitchens
Survey: What Homebuyers Really Want in Kitchens

Are you planning to put your home on the market sometime in the near future? If so, then you might want to put your current budget for home renovations towards improvements that are likely to be of greater value when you sell, such as a transitional kitchen remodel. Even if you plan on staying in your home longer, such an investment will still help you make the most of your money. Energy[...]

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Kitchen Space Design Building Codes Vs Best Practices
Kitchen Space Design: Building Codes vs. Best Practices

While some may think that building codes are arbitrary, they aren’t. In fact, these rules are carefully crafted to ensure safety, and use logic to address real-world problems. This is especially true in kitchens. If you’re in the market for traditional kitchen remodeling, it’s a great idea to learn a little about the differences between building codes and design best practices. Building Codes in the Kitchen The typical kitchen measures about[...]

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Chef Inspired Ideas To Make Your Kitchen More Efficient
Chef-Inspired Ideas to Make Your Kitchen More Efficient

If you spend a lot of time cooking for your family and guests, then it’s a good idea to improve your kitchen’s design. You can use workflow and organization ideas from professional restaurants to make cooking in your kitchen quicker and more convenient. Incorporate Work Stations An efficient kitchen has several stations that the cook moves through without having to double back. If you arrange your kitchen in this way,[...]

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Kitchen Cabinets Or Open Shelves
Kitchen Cabinets or Open Shelves?

Upper cabinets or not? How about open shelves? Or what about nothing at all? Let's take a quick look at the options. Upper Cabinets Pros: Upper cabinets can do a lot to conceal unorganized dishes and kitchenware. If you haven’t got the time nor inclination to keep your wares in order, this is most likely the way to go. With cabinetry, your kitchen can be made to look clean and[...]

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