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October 29th, 2018

Closets Today – The New Status SymbolHouse sizes have gotten smaller in recent years, creating the need for clever storage solutions. And that applies to the closets, as well as the kitchen.In today’s home market, a walk-in closet is a major status symbol, and the trend is that home buyers are willing to pay extra for a walk-in closet in the master bedroom.Who is better at space planning than a kitchen and bath designer, like me? I discovered that closet design is a natural…

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October 15th, 2018

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Unlike shag carpeting, some design elements have a timeless appeal that will ensure that your kitchen is as aesthetically pleasing and welcoming 30 years from now as it is today. If you want to create a kitchen that has a classic look that will never go out of style or seem dated, you should consider incorporating some of the following elements into the room’s design.  (more…)

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September 18th, 2018

September 18, 2018 The Advantages Of Living With Mom Or Dad As They Age: The Re-Emergence Of Multigenerational LivingWhile multigenerational living is a new type of family dynamic in 2018, in reality, it’s nothing new. In 1940, about one-quarter of the U.S. population lived with three or more generations in one home. After WWII, American families largely became two-generational, with parents and minor- age children under one roof. Then the share of the population living in a…

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September 4th, 2018

Every Kitchen Needs a SinkInstead, think about a sink that will work well for the way you and your family will use it. Prep work, cooking, and clean up all involve the sink in one way or another. Having a sink that best matches your needs and lifestyle is a critical factor in having a truly functional and efficient kitchen.Do you wash dishes often? Do you bake and need to wash cookie sheets? Do you entertain often? Is there more than one cook in your family? Do you want your garbage…

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August 30th, 2018

Open Floor Plan vs Closed Spaces: What’s the AnswerOpen floor plan living hasn’t merely increased in popularity in recent years, it seems to be the #1 feature people look for in a home. More than 600,000 photos of open floor plan spaces on Houzz.com prove it’s a very popular lifestyle choice.Open floor plan remodels take out walls, enlarge kitchens and merge everything together into one large space. In new construction, great rooms combine hundreds of square feet of living…

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