Category Archives: Kitchen & Bath Planning

Plan Your Kitchen Remodel

Plan Your Kitchen Remodel

Kitchen remodeling – much like all remodeling – is about compromise.  It’s always the case that we want more than we can afford.  But it’s particularly so with kitchen remodeling.  We’ve all seen so many luxury kitchens that it’s hard to stay focused on what’s important.  In the shelter magazines, even second homes of folks who don’t cook are filled with appliances and finishes on which most of us shouldn’t really spend our scarce capital.  Ultimately, the $5,000 we spend on a professional range isn’t…

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De-mystifying the Choice of Toilets

If you’re confused about all the choices as you select a toilet for your remodeled bath, you’re not alone.  To make it worse, if you’re about my age, you also remember the bad rap of the first generation of water savings toilets.  The early 1.6-gallon per flush toilets often took multiple flushes and left dirty porcelain.  Today’s high-efficiency toilets, for the most part, do a good job of clearing the bowl.  They’ve been re-designed from the ground up and there’s every reason for you to…

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