Color Your World

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More often than not, redoing your kitchen means changing its color to prevent it from getting drab and bringing more vibrancy to the room itself. It is an accepted fact that color affects our moods and state of mind because it brings back memories of a time past that has an effect in our present actions.
For example, the right color can improve efficiency, hasten the recovery of patients in hospitals or affect the passage of time. A room colored red may give the impression that time is moving at a snail’s pace while a blue or green room has an altogether different effect. Bold, vibrant colors like red, appear nearer, are easier to see and attract our fancy faster then cool colors like blue.

Re-Finishing Extending the Beauty of Wood

sandingEverybody loves wood and all the wonderful stuff you can do with it. Wood that has good grain is usually varnished or finished to show its natural beauty. Though beautiful, without proper maintenance it can get ugly so take care of problems as they occur to prolong their life and looks. Waxes and other products work to add a layer of protection that helps preserve the finish.
White rings resulting from ill placed cold glasses by the kids or you can easily be avoided with waxes and other products. If the marks are too many and cannot be remedied granting you know the product used to finish the furniture, sand it down with fine sandpaper and re-finish. Wood has a warm nature that adds to its beauty and with proper care and maintenance you get to enjoy it for many years.



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Storing dish ware


Store your dish ware by making use of the following:

Hang wire baskets from shelves so you can have a bit of air space. Aside from dishware, you can also put in food items, linens, and even favorite recipes.

Platters and other shallow items such as cutting boards can be stored upright in narrow spaces next to the kitchen range or the kitchen sink. For easy organization, install dividers to separate items.

Tray dividers, slide-out bins, plate stackers can be retrofitted in cabinets. These are great for organizing items and making things tidy!

Kitchen Mistakes


Kitchen is the heart of a home. It is where families bond and spend time together making food and eating. This is why home owners should pay attention in how they design the space. Some just don’t think about it and just make do with what they already have. To have a better kitchen experience, one should avoid these mistakes.

1. Don’t be boring. As much as you want your kitchen to be functional, add touches of fun into it. This means adding a splash of color into a room.

2. Don’t just put stuff anywhere. Have a place for storage. Kitchen can be one of the places at home that can accumulate so much dirt and trash. So make sure you have proper cabinets installed.

3. Don’t think that bigger is always better, if you have a small kitchen then don’t buy too many things for it.

4. Don’t over decorate and leave some space for walking. Kitchen should be a place where you can move around a lot without feeling suffocated.

How To Clean Your Kitchen


Your kitchen should be kept clean at all times. This part of your house should be given a lot of attention because this is where you store and prepare food and to state the obvious, anything that you put in your mouth should be clean to avoid getting any disease or bacteria. It also gets dirty really fast because it is used at least 3 times a day. In this article, you will learn how to clean your kitchen properly (and keep it clean without tiring yourself everyday)

Aside from the everyday task of washing the dishes, wiping the table and sweeping what you need to do is anything that has nothing to do with the kitchen should be thrown away. The trash bin should be emptied all the time, especially if you put left over food inside. If kept for a long time, it will start to smell and attract insects which you don’t want in your home.

Clean appliances at least 2 times a week. It is likely that your stove and microwave would have food stains so wipe it. Use a kitchen spray that disinfects and make sure no food is out when you’re doing it. And when cleaning the sink, Baking soda with ordinary white vinegar is an excellent cleaner for stainless steel.

Kitchen Remodeling Tips

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A Kitchen Design Plan Can Keep Your Renovation on Track and Within Budget Designing a new kitchen requires careful planning and a realistic budget. Putting together a plan with kitchen design ideas will also help you make better decisions when choosing materials and hiring help.

A kitchen makeover may be one of the most expensive and complicated projects you do in your home. Kitchen cabinets tend to be the most costly part of designing a new kitchen, and high-quality ones can costs tens of thousands of dollars. But if existing cabinets can be saved, your kitchen design ideas could call for refacing or refinishing old cabinets instead.

A good kitchen design can help fix the layout of your space. You may want to hire a professional space planner and kitchen design expert. A trip to your local home improvement store can also give you kitchen design ideas. Make sure that in the process of designing your new kitchen you get the features you really need that fit within your budget.

Custom Kitchen Cabinet


Custom kitchen cabinet can be very costly but it lets you add a personal touch to your newly remodeled kitchen. But put in mind that finding the right builder or installer is very important when ordering a custom kitchen cabinet because it could be a highlight to the kitchen and having someone waste your money over something that does not pass your taste is not good for the budget. Before proceeding with the designs of your custom cabinet, consider your preferred style and color. Think about the type of materials you want for your cabinet, maybe wood or steel or other else. And consider also your kitchen space and the time you often spend in your kitchen.

How big is your island?

Although it is not a pre-requisite, kitchen islands can help in the ease of movements while working in the kitchen. If you plan to put or include an island in your kitchen and are wondering how big the island should be, here are some tips:

Island sizes vary depending on the size of the kitchen, Tim Carter of : Ask the Builder thinks that an island should be:

No smaller than 2 feet deep by 4 feet long.
3 feet of space from each side of the island.
At the most, 6-feet deep and 10-feet long.
The most important thing is that it is accessible not only for work but also for cleaning. Each top part must be reachable for ease of cleaning.


Induction Cooktops

If you’re thinking of replacing your old stove, and have money to burn, why don’t you consider an induction cooktop? It’s more expensive than conventional gas cooktops or smoothtop electric cooktops, but in general it performs better and is said to be the safest and most energy-efficient way to cook. Induction cooktops use electromagnetic energy to heat the pan. It won’t start unless you place an iron-based pan on top, and will automatically switch off when the pan is removed. It powers up fast, and you can adjust the heat setting instantly and with greater precision than an electric stove. Unlike a traditional gas stove, it has a smooth, flat, easy to clean surface, that heats evenly, so you don’t get “hot spots”. Also, the surrounding area always stays cool, so it makes for a cooler kitchen, and a safety plus for families with young kids who like to poke their fingers everywhere. Induction cookers also make your kitchen look more modern and stylish.