Kitchen Countertop Buying Guide: Meet the Main Players & Find Your Best Match

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Your kitchen is the heart of your home, which means your countertops have to be fit for the job. Sure, it’s nice if your countertops are stylish. But are they durable? Cost-effective? And will they ultimately suit your lifestyle? In this buying guide, you’ll learn everything you need to know about popular countertop surfaces so you can make an informed … Read More

8 of the Biggest Kitchen Design Trends for 2018

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Looking for a fresh start for the new year? Consider upgrading your kitchen. Those Shaker-style cabinets should be the first thing to go, and you’ll probably want to give the dramatic paint trend a try. Here are some trends professional designers say we’ll be seeing a lot of. 1. Clean lines “We aren’t seeing as many Shaker-style cabinets,” says VW … Read More

Vote Now to Pick the Ultimate Kitchen for Holiday Entertaining

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Get your ovens mitts ready, because the holiday season is upon us. From festive feasts to cookie exchanges, home-cooked food plays a vital role in many families’ holiday traditions. Most of us don’t get to cook in dream kitchens outfitted with loads of counter space, two or three ovens, an industrial-sized refrigerator, and multiple sinks for piling up the dirty … Read More

5 Signs You Need to Upgrade Your Kitchen

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Your kitchen is likely the most loved room in your home – and the wear and tear proves it. It’s the hangout for hungry teenagers, the conversation station during the holidays and the catch-up room after a busy workday. A functional and appealing kitchen is important not only for your family but for your guests, too. After all, a delicious … Read More

Before & After: A Kitchen Goes From Drab to Fab

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It’s always exciting when you have the opportunity to redo a space that already has beautiful bones and a spacious layout. That doesn’t often happen, especially in a kitchen remodel. But with the good comes the bad, and this kitchen renovation is a perfect example. The bad came in the form of dated everything, from appliances and tile counters to cabinets … Read More

The Space-Saving Rolling Pantry: A DIY Tutorial

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Everyone likes to stay stocked up on their favorite foods and snacks. The problem is when your kitchen has limited storage space. There just isn’t enough room in your cupboards and pantry – you might not even have a pantry at all. There’s a way to keep all your faves on hand, and stash them away, too. Even better, the solution uses an awkward space … Read More

The Un-Boring All-White Kitchen

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The all-white kitchen is one of the most recognizable trends to hit interior design and home decor – it’s practically become a staple in new homes. With its clean lines, glossy surfaces, and light and bright coloration, this kitchen look is easy to love. However, for homeowners who want a little more “oomph,” the monochromatic look can strike a boring chord. Here are … Read More

7 Tech Products to Recharge Your Kitchen

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The kitchen is the heart of the home, but often it’s filled with outdated appliances and cookware. Home technology expert and adviser Armando Ferreira recommends a few of the latest and greatest gadgets to make your kitchen work better for you. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X7J-7HQsXH0?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] Phillips Hue Mood lighting? This product lets you dim your lights and change the color depending on the ambiance you’re trying to … Read More

It's a Jungle in There: Tips for Better Under-Sink Storage

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpTEJyn94Yg?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] When I talk about prime real estate, I’m not talking about a fabulous suburban location for your new home. As a professional organizing expert, I refer to prime real estate as the best storage locations in your home. These are the superior spaces that provide the easiest access. Topping the list is the cabinet under your kitchen or bathroom sink. Most … Read More