3 Ways to Personalize Your Appliances

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We pride ourselves on making our homes reflect our personal style and taste. We hand pick the perfect furniture and paint for the walls but one thing that seems to be out of our control is the look of our most important, everyday pieces our appliances. They are the center of many activities in the house and we, including others, have to see them every day. And let’s face it, they aren’t the prettiest things to look at.

We’ve all been there…

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5 Kitchen Trends to Try in 2017

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It’s a new year, why not try out a new look for your kitchen? Before spring is in full swing, this is the perfect time to redo or reorganize your kitchen before the weather gets even warmer and we start spending all of our free time outside! So much time is spent in the kitchen between cooking and baking, eating meals, and being a central socializing spot for guests.  Here are some new ways to enhance your kitchen’s look while keeping the space efficient.

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How to Store Those Small Appliances

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Small appliances can be very handy and convenient. Whether you have a quesadilla maker, a waffle maker, a fryer, or all three, where are you supposed to put these gadgets? They aren’t an everyday appliance, so leaving them out on the counter-top seems silly. Follow the tips below to know exactly what to do with your juicer or food processor.

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Keeping Your Floors Protected During the Big Move

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Moving into a new home is a very exciting time. So exciting that sometimes you don’t think about all of the factors that play into moving everything in. One thing in particular that may not cross a new home buyer’s mind is ensuring the floors don’t get damaged throughout the moving process. Pushing large appliances such as a fridge or a washer across your new home’s tiled floors or hardwood is not the best idea. This could result in permanent scratches and marks that will not go away without replacing the flooring altogether. However, there is a very easy fix for this!

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How to Safely Disconnect a Gas Dryer

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Whether you are relocating your dryer or installing a new one, there are a few safety precautions you should be sure to take upon doing so. It is important to be very cautious when disconnecting your dryer from the gas line because of potential fire hazards or gas explosions. If you feel at all hesitant about disconnecting your gas dryer yourself, make sure to contact a qualified technician to perform the task for you. However, taking the following steps during this process will ensure a safe disconnection:

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Design Trend: Built-In & Integrated Appliances

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These days when it comes time to select appliances for your home the options available can be a little overwhelming.  But one trend that has been growing in popularity over the past few years is the incorporation of  Built-In and Integrated appliances.  They have become a key element when it comes to designing a “truly high-end” kitchen.

Integrated and Built-In appliances are similar in that they have been designed to create a more cohesive look in the kitchen, where your appliances seem purposefully placed and to “fit” rather than the traditional free-standing models. They’re also very often confused for one another.  In today’s blog, we hope to make those differences a little clearer. Continue reading

Summertime Tips: Designing Your Outdoor Kitchen

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An outdoor kitchen expands your living space in the best ways – it allows you to cook, eat, and entertain with ease. Summer is the best time for backyard BBQ’s and family gatherings, so  having a well designed outdoor kitchen is as crucial. It can be as functional as an indoor kitchen, as welcoming as a living room and as entertaining as a family room. This layout may seem tricky to achieve, but with these tips & suggestions you can start your outdoor kitchen design today! Continue reading