Finishes are more than an aesthetic detail, yet we probably have never taken the time to learn how the products in our industry achieve their finish and why one may be more durable than another. We know chrome is tougher than gold, but why?
When you are thinking about remodeling or even designing your new home the latest trend is Eco-friendly building materials, appliances and even ways to cut cost and your carbon footprint. Some of the things are simple everyday changes you can make such as making meals for the week instead of the day that will save on fuel costs and save time, use a cloth tote instead of paper or plastic and you can cut down on your plastic containers and go for glass container. But if you are like most people you want to make a bigger change so here are a few ideas that will make the transition to a eco-friendly kitchen a little easier: Read More
BLANCO Photo Caption Contest
Blanco Sinks and Faucets, a family owned company since 1925, is teaming up with artist Kerstin Hiestermann for a photo caption contest. Users can enter their captions for the photo of the week and have a chance to win an iPad Mini. There is a new winner each week. Read More
When it comes to upgrading, remodeling, or even building a kitchen, choosing the handles for your kitchen drawers can be the easiest thing to overlook. Not only will choosing the perfect knob or pull for your drawers become an exciting part of designing your kitchen, but they can also accentuate and give your kitchen the perfect look along with the perfect feel. However, do you know which type of handle you want to use? Here we will tell you the difference between a kitchen knobs, kitchen handles, and kitchen pulls.
When it comes to the latest trends in kitchen remodeling, consumers find that they have many available choices. Depending on their individual taste and budget the following suggestions are just a few among the 2014 kitchen trends: Read More
Kitchen Countertops are one of the most dominating features of any kitchen. They make up a very large spatial portion of the room and therefore are one of the most visually prevalent as well. They are also one of the most used features of a kitchen as well. So it is very important to choose a material that works best for you and your needs. PlumbTile.com can help you with all of your kitchen countertop material needs. Read More
Break away from the standard tile shape, and embrace the ornate beauty of award-winning Beveled Arabesque. Combined with natural stone or other ceramic or porcelain tiles, Beveled Arabesque is perfect for not only your kitchen, but also for a bath and shower accent panel, a bathroom wainscot, or a fireplace surround. It will add character and interest without pomp or circumstance.
Decorating and remodeling a kitchen is different from renovating a bedroom or a living room, especially when it comes to kitchen lighting. Choosing a kitchen lighting may be overlooked by many homeowners because they mistakenly believe that providing lighting in the area is good enough, sacrificing the design and functionality. A kitchen can also be a center of attraction in the house with a good design and innovative lighting technology. Read More
The 2014 Flooring options are not only durable in nature but have an elegant touch towards its appearance. Choose among the most popular designs earlier which are yet to explode in the next year. Floor and wall tiles are popular, elegant and timelessly stylish interior design and decorating materials. Modern floor and wall tile designs offer wonderful ways to add a splash of colors, unique decoration patterns and interesting textures to home interiors, especially bathrooms, kitchens, mudrooms and entryways. Read More