Daily Archive November 28th

The Easiest Way To Renovate Your Kitchen

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Country-style kitchens with wood cabinets are still a raging trend according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association ‘s (NKBA) most recent survey. The traditional look exudes a warm and friendly atmosphere that comforts Canadians’ cocooning habits. The modern high-tech kitchen is losing appeal as kitchens become more like family rooms where the family eats, pays the bills and does homework. Consequently, kitchens are getting bigger to accommodate the growing number of people who are drawn there. Meal preparation has become a family affair where everyone helps out. More space is needed to entertain guests who tend to gravitate to the kitchen. And more storage room is needed now that kitchens have become mini recycling depots. For cabinetry, the element that sets the tone of the kitchen, oak is the most popular choice because of its warm look, uniform grain and durability. However, door fronts with glass panes are also popular and give a brighter, more open look to small kitchens. Hardwood flooring in the kitchen is gaining ground for a flooring choice. Wood was formerly taboo in a kitchen but today’s products are so well sealed and protected, that as long as food and spills are cleaned up quickly, it’s durable and adds warmth […]

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