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Kitchen Cures: The Perfect Solution for Every Unruly Drawer
No matter the size of your kitchen, there never seems to be enough storage space to fit the everyday wares and specialty gadgets. Soon, you find the collection sp...
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8 Countertops You'd Never Believe Were Handmade
Don’t live with countertops you hate. Even without the money, time, or motivation for a full-on kitchen renovation, there are several DIY ways to do-over your cou...
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The Right Way to Load a Dishwasher
Of all kitchen appliances, the dishwasher must rank as one of the greatest, don't you think? It's a true time-saver. ...
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Fill the Awkward Gap in Your Kitchen with a Pullout Organizer
In nearly every kitchen remodel that involves cabinets of standard dimensions, you're left with at least one gap betw...
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Buy or DIY: 5 Ways to Fit More in Your Fridge & Freezer
Spice racks, knife holders, and towel bars—there's no shortage of organizational helpers aimed at bettering one's lif...
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Buyer's Guide: Best Dishwashers
When you're planning a dinner party, it's not long before you start picturing the pile of plates that will await you ...
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How To: Clean a Stovetop
On those busy nights when you're lucky to have found just 20 minutes to put toward preparing a one-pot meal, cleanup ...
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7 Kitchen Sink Sins to Avoid
Show of hands: Which one of you has just poured bacon grease right out of the pan down into the sink? Or dumped a pot’s worth of used coffee grounds down the drai...
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5 Simple Steps to a Perfect Pantry
In many households, meals start in the pantry. Whether it’s an oversize cabinet, a converted armoire, or a separate s...
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Bob Vila Radio: Dealing with Finicky Fridge Doors
If your refrigerator door doesn't open and close as it should—or if it doesn’t seal as tightly as it's supposed to—th...
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How To: Defrost a Freezer
Have you got a freezer full of frost? That'll happen. Fortunately, defrosting a freezer isn't as big a deal as people...
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Get the Look: Retro Kitchen
They don't make 'em like they used to. Today, the popular notion of a "dream kitchen" includes an an all-white color ...
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10 Design Essentials for the Perfect Retro Kitchen
Kitchens decorated with an eye to the past bring us back to simpler times, when cheerful colors and playful patterns dominated the domestic scene. Whether your in...
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DIY Concrete Countertops
We loved Jessie's concrete countertops at Imperfectly Polished and couldn't wait to feature them. The entire project ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Farmhouse Sinks
Farmhouse sinks, also known as apron-front sinks, are a country kitchen staple. These distinctive vessels have an exp...
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Bob Vila Radio: Pot Fillers
If you’re planning a kitchen remodel, one feature to consider adding is a pot filler. These handy fixtures are basica...
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Your Eat-In Kitchen: 10 Space-Smart Design Ideas
The American kitchen has changed quite a bit in just a few generations. Once used primarily for food prep and casual meals, the kitchen has become the hub of hous...
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Bob Vila Radio: Clearing the Counters
Over time, kitchen countertops can get cluttered with junk, which not only makes the kitchen look sloppy but also dis...
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Boring Cabinets No More! 10 Easy and Affordable Kitchen Upgrades
One of the most prominent fixtures in your kitchen—the cabinets—can be your quickest path to creating a whole new room. If you’re looking for a change in kitchen ...
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How To: Cure a Smelly Garbage Disposal
There's no denying the convenience of the garbage disposal: It simplifies so many of the activities that take place i...
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11 Style-Setting Tiles Destined for Your Backsplash
When it comes time to design your dream kitchen, remember that details can make all the difference. While big-ticket elements, such as appliances and cabinets, ar...
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Bob Vila Radio: Banquettes
Banquette seating has a nostalgic charm that may remind you of your favorite diner or that cozy spot in your grandmot...
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Bob Vila Radio: Pantry Storage
A well-stocked pantry is key to planning and preparing meals efficiently. But even if you keep loads of ingredients o...
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12 Design Essentials for the Perfect Country Kitchen
Country kitchens are one of the most cherished decorating styles in American homes—exuding a laid-back charm that invites guests to pull up a chair and stay a whi...
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Get the Look: Country Kitchen
The country kitchen is an American icon. The warm, welcoming feeling we get when we see homey gingham curtains, beade...
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How To: Clean Granite Countertops
In many people's minds, granite means strength and resilience. But to clean granite countertops successfully, a homeo...
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10 New Kitchen Products to Make Your Life Better
What if you could get boiling hot water with the flick of a switch or turn on your oven from outside the home? Conveniences that once seemed like science fiction ...
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Interior Inspiration: 47 Industrial Style Kitchens
Industrial style kitchens can typically be found in old buildings and lofts, but some homeowner’s love the look...
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Spreading Out: 14 Ways to Get More Counter Space
Counter space. No matter how big the kitchen, you hardly ever hear anyone complaining that there's too much of it. Especially in a compact kitchen, clear counters...
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Bob Vila Radio: Microwave Steam Cleaning
The best way to keep your microwave clean is to wipe it down after every use. But that doesn’t always happen—you’re i...
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11 Inspiring Kitchens That Defy Their Small Size
Many homeowners dream of a kitchen with loads of workspace, lots of storage, and all the latest gadgets. But what if your kitchen is so small that you're unsure i...
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Interior Inspiration: Designing an Industrial Farmhouse Kitchen
If you’ve been following along with us for the past few months you may have seen that we finally sold our house ...
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Top 10 Kitchen Trends of 2014
This year is definitely the year for your kitchen! Over the past years the trend of modernizing your kitchen to fit you ...
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Kitchen Paint Colors: 10 Handsome Hues for Hardworking Spaces
For many of us, the kitchen is the heart of the home—a room in which we greet the day, make important plans, and break bread with family and friends. Given the si...
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Bob Vila Radio: Fixing Chipped Stove Enamel
There’s something so crisp and clean about a kitchen with a traditional, white porcelain enamel stove. But sometimes ...
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Sink Style: 10 New Forms and Functions for 21st-Century Kitchens
If it's been a while since you've shopped for a new kitchen sink, prepare to be amazed by the range of designs, features, and accessories on the market. The kitch...
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Interior Inspiration: 13 Fresh Kitchen Trends in 2014
Pictured: Outdoor Kitchens are in for 2014. The kitchen industry is seeing a shift away from the almighty all white...
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5 Things to Do with... Colanders
I love my colanders. Vintage-inspired, colorful, and enamel-coated, they work not only as strainers, but also as deco...
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11 Clever Alternatives to Kitchen Cabinets
If you're looking to give your kitchen a facelift, look no further than the cabinets. Whether they store food, plates, appliances, or all three, cabinets often ta...
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DIY Tales: Under-Cabinet Drawers
Under Cabinet Drawers Hi Everyone!!! Right now it’s all about storage in our shop today as we show you how we incr...
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How To: Laminate Kitchen Countertops
I've got some tips for you on how to laminate countertops in your kitchen. Roll on contact cement and allow it to set...
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How To: Clean a Microwave
You know it's time to clean your microwave when obnoxious smells fill the kitchen every time you open the appliance d...
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How To: Make Concrete Countertops
The brute strength of concrete has made it the go-to building material for a variety of such outdoor installations as...
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DIY Tales: Installing Under-Cabinet Lighting for $25 in Under 30 Minutes
Nothing (to me) was more frustrating than trying to make delicious meals in an ill-lit kitchen. Okay, maybe some things ...
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12 Unique Designs for DIY Kitchen Islands
Are you looking for more storage or workspace in your kitchen but are reluctant to splurge on a custom kitchen island? Here are 12 creative islands that sprang up...
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Weekend Projects: 5 "Make Your Own" Kitchen Islands
In the kitchen, an island is surrounded on all sides not by water, but by foot traffic and day-to-day household activ...
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New & Notable: 10 Must-Haves for the Luxury Kitchen
The kitchen is the heart and soul of the home, where friends and family gather and so many memories are created. When it's time to remodel this vital space, be su...
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DIY Tales: Vintage Butcher Block Table
Yet another DIY project to share. This butcher block table was actually in two pieces-the bottom had been kicking around...
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Quick Tip: Hanging Kitchen Cabinets
Here are some things to think about when you want to hang kitchen cabinets. Start by hanging your upper cabinets so t...
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Bob Vila Radio: Junk Drawer Clutter
The coming of a new year is a good time to tackle some of that household clutter, but it’s impossible to do it all at...
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How To: Clean Oven Racks
Ugh, is there anything worse than a dirty oven? If you use the appliance at all, chances are that baked-on grease, st...
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Renovating a Small Kitchen? 10 Questions to Ask Before You Begin
As the manager of the kitchen department in IKEA's Paramus, NJ, location, Carol Smith is used to helping customers create their dream kitchen, even when space is ...
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18 Stunning Home Bar Areas
Incorporating a bar into your home can allow you to have friends over to celebrate in style. The design of your bar c...
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6 Tips to Keep a Pest-Free Kitchen
If you notice pests in your home, chances are they are going to and from your kitchen. The general ease of access and th...
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How To: Make Cabinet Doors
Here's how to dress up an old kitchen with new cabinet doors. Use a fine-grade plywood, such as birch, for the new do...
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I'm Dreaming of a White... Kitchen: 10 Bright Beauties to Behold
Ten beautiful kitchens employ all-white palettes to create stunning yet serene spaces.
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Cook's Tour: Home Kitchens of 8 Famous Chefs
What does a culinary pro want in his own kitchen? To find out, take a peek into these 8 home kitchens of well-known chefs.
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Before and After: A Kitchen Island Mosaic Makeover
My kitchen makeover is finally over! It all started with the hardwood floors that were flooded last year. They got r...
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How To: Make a Mosaic Countertop
Here's a unique way to use ceramic tile for a very unusual countertop. Just break up the tiles into random pieces, us...
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Quick Tip: Butcher Block
A butcher block table can help make your kitchen much more efficient. Built to take a beating, butcher block doubles ...
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Recipe for Success: 10 Easy Kitchen Storage Hacks
With a few simple and fun DIY projects, you can turn your kitchen into an oasis of order where everything is at your fingertips.
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Bob Vila Radio: Second Refrigerators
One out of four American homes has a second refrigerator in it, according to the Department of Energy—that’s 30 milli...
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How To: Install Base Cabinets
One fundamental rule applies to the installation of just about anything: If you get the first piece right, the others...
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Before & After: New Englander Kitchen and Dining Room
Now that the house is completed, I thought it would be nice to go back and post some photos to help you clearly see the ...
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Bob Vila's Guide to Kitchen Appliance Care
Your kitchen contains more appliances than any other room in the house. When the units are in good condition, there's...
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Bob Vila's Guide to Kitchen Countertops
Kitchen makeovers are among the most popular of home improvements. They can be costly—a mid-range minor kitchen remod...
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Kitchen Envy: 10 Rooms We Love
Your kitchen may not be as grand as these, but in each of them we found design ideas worth emulating.
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One-of-a-Kind Countertops: 6 Ways to Make Yours Unique
Make sure your kitchen stands out from the crowd with one of these customized countertop treatments.
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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before a Kitchen Renovation
Can it be that updating your kitchen changes life for the better? For Sabine Schoenberg, there's no doubt about it. "...
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Bob Vila Radio: Vent Pollutants
Today’s weather-tight homes are great for energy efficiency, but they’re not so good for indoor air quality. The grea...
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10 Things to Know About Color in the Kitchen
10 Things you may not know about adding color to your boring kitchen If you go through the rooms in your home and c...
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Bob Vila Radio: Reface or Replace?
Are your kitchen cabinets dated and worn? Or maybe they’re just too dark for your taste. New cabinets can be a costly...
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Sealing Our Granite Countertops
We have two different countertop materials in our kitchen. The island is topped with walnut and the perimeter countertop...
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Pro Tips: How to Save $ on Kitchen Remodeling
Anyone with a kitchen that’s older than this century has probably entertained thoughts of a redo, although just menta...
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Going Bold: 10 Kitchens That Pop with Color
Sure, white kitchens look clean and stylish, but they can lack personality. Here are ten beautiful reasons to be bold with color in your kitchen.
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Enter Our GE Appliances "Big Summer Blowout"—TODAY!
Want a fresh look? Need better performance from your home appliances? Waste no time in entering our GE Appliances "Bi...
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Weekend Projects: Kitchen Countertops the DIY Way
No matter where you live, a Chicago apartment or a rural Montana ranch, kitchen counters see a great deal of wear and...
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Bob Vila Radio: Stacking Cabinets
No matter how big your kitchen is, you never seem to have enough cabinet space. In a small kitchen where space is at ...
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What's Not to Love About the Plain English Kitchen?
My love for bespoke English kitchens goes way back to my early days as budding kitchen designer. The classic pairing ...
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Laminate Countertops: A Buyer's Guide
When you’re remodeling a kitchen on a budget, laminate is the best affordable option for countertops. Nowadays this t...
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Old Country Farmhouse Gets City-Slick Kitchen
If undertaking a home improvement project can take a lot of courage, the buyer of this 1789-vintage farmhouse in Chat...
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Engineered Stone Countertops: A Buyer's Guide
Many Americans nowadays care about making eco-friendly choices. And when it comes to countertops, engineered stone is...
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Countertop Care 101
Perhaps never before have there been so many enticing countertop options to fit every budget, décor, and culinary nee...
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Granite Countertops: A Buyer's Guide
Granite. It’s the most popular natural countertop surface for kitchens and baths in America. And for good reason—it’s...
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How To: Tile a Backsplash
A tile backsplash adds color, personality, and function to a kitchen. Here’s how to install this relatively easy upgr...
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Counter Intelligence: Choosing the Right Countertop
Countertops pull double duty as a visual design element and a hardworking surface. Cost depends on materials, with pr...
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Planning Guide: Kitchen Remodeling
Kitchen makeovers remain popular as homeowners continue to invest to create a warm, stylish, comfortable, and efficie...
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Small Kitchen Design
The best of small kitchen design focuses on function and flow. No matter the size of the kitchen, smart appliance pla...
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Case Studies in Kitchen Design: Smart Layouts for Family Kitchens
Kitchen designs are increasingly important; these days, the kitchen is the busiest room in most houses. Even where co...
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Kitchen Countertops 101
Consumers have a great deal of choice when it comes to kitchen countertops. There are options available from moderate...
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Bob Vila's Guide to Kitchen Cabinets
Books have been written about making kitchen cabinets—and one could be written about buying them, too. But there are ...
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Kitchen Remodel Ideas
Busy lifestyles mean that many families are solution-driven in all they do—even renovating their kitchens. Here are s...
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Kitchen Renovation Basics
Thinking about doing a kitchen renovation? You're not alone. The busiest room by far in most houses is the kitchen. E...
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Countertop Types
When it comes to countertop types, there are both natural and manmade surface options choices available. The principa...
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2011 Kitchen Trends
Kitchen TrendsEven as a seemingly endless stream of cooking shows, personalities, and cookbooks inspires you to take ...
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Childproofing the Kitchen
Many child-safety experts believe that children should be kept out of the kitchen and that no amount of childproofing...
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The "Green" Kitchen
Obviously there’s some green stuff in your kitchen, like lettuce and broccoli. But beyond buying organic food, it’s e...
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Eco-Friendly Cabinets
Cabinetry is commonplace in kitchens, bathrooms, and often home offices and family rooms. But while durability, style...
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Disguise Your Appliances
Call it the great cover-up. In a trend fueled by manufacturer innovations and designer imagination, appliances are th...
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Choosing Major Kitchen Appliances
Choosing major kitchen appliances can be fun, but homeowners should think of family and lifestyle first. If hiring a ...
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Zone Your Kitchen Countertops
Busy lifestyles mean that many families are solution-driven. The key to contemporary design is to find a way to do it...
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Planning Your Dream Kitchen
When it comes to turning your dream kitchen design into a reality, you may decide that working with a professional is...
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Personalize Your Kitchen Countertops
There’s been a change in consumer attitude, marked by people following their own style sense, rather than the trends....
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The Basics of Kitchen Cabinet Installation
Installing base cabinets is a process that follows the basic rules of carpentry — the final results should be straigh...
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Top Tips for Using Glass Tile
Why Use Glass Tile?Glass tile brings depth, luminescence, and a liquid character to indoor, outdoor, or in-ground poo...
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How To: Install Tile
Find the CenterWhen you install tile, you want the finished surface to appear symmetrical, even if it isn't. To accom...
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Designers Tell All: Top 12 Kitchen Trends Revealed
Get the lowdown on today's most popular kitchen design trends from top designers Steven La Fonte and Kate Singer.
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Oak Kitchen Makeover Reveal: From Builder-Grade to Custom-Made
Hello! This reveal has been a long time coming, but I'm sure you'll find that it was worth the wait! I know many people s...
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Bob Vila Radio: Cabinet Knobs
Replacing cabinet hardware is an easy and inexpensive way to give your kitchen a little facelift. But even a quick fi...
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8 Tips to Keep You From Hating Your Kitchen Remodel
Kitchen remodeling sits at the top of many homeowners' wish lists, and for good reason: If properly done, a renovatio...
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How To: Clean Your Microwave in Under 5 Minutes
Cleaning a microwave is just plain annoying. I mean, let’s be honest: it’s way easier to just shut the door ...
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Before & After: The Traditional Kitchen Gets a Makeover
It was 5 months in the making, but we think the completed kitchen was well worth the wait. We went from a circa 1970s sp...
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Celebrity Kitchens: Get the Look Yourself
They might have celebrity status, but there's no reason why you can't draw inspiration from their homes to give your kitchen some star power of its own.
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Top Tips for Tiling a Backsplash
Everyone knows the backsplash is an important element in kitchen design. What you may not know is that, considering i...
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Trending Now: Banquette Seating
Dreaming of a breakfast nook or looking to maximize space? The answer to your kitchen seating conundrum may be a banquette.
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Is a Kitchen Banquette Right for You?
Banquettes have a nostalgic charm about them, whether you sat at one in your grandmother's kitchen or you shared a di...
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Cabinet Refacing: Should I or Shouldn't I?
Thinking about giving your dated kitchen a new appearance? Fortunately, there is a cost-effective alternative to repl...
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Bob Vila Radio: Cleaning Stainless Steel
The sleek look of stainless steel lends sophistication to any kitchen. But keeping those surfaces gleaming takes care...
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Bob Vila Radio: Range Hoods
A range hood can blend quietly into your kitchen cabinetry or make a dramatic architectural statement. But whether it...
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Under-Cabinet Lighting: 10 "Shining" Examples
Illuminate every corner and recess of your kitchen for maximum utility and improved aesthetics.
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How To: Add Under-Cabinet Lighting
Under-cabinet lighting can vastly improve the workability and appearance of your kitchen. For starters, under-cabinet...
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Cabinet Hardware: 10 Styles to Invigorate Your Kitchen
One of the last things considered when shopping for kitchen cabinets is the hardware. But kitchen cabinet hardware can make a big impact on the look and feel of n...
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Style Your Kitchen with Cabinet Hardware
If you’ve ever designed or remodeled a kitchen, you know there are an overwhelming number of decisions to make with r...
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Formica Goes Retro Upon Turning 100
Formica, the colorful laminate used in American homes for generations, turns 100 this year. It was back in 1913 that ...
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16 New Ways to Store Kitchen Necessities
The recipe for a functional, clutter-free kitchen is easier than ever before, thanks to innovative storage solutions designed for every corner of your kitchen.
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Top Tips for Better Kitchen Organization
Now that the new year is in full swing, it would be easy to lose the resolve with which we started 2013. But let's ke...
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How To: Restore Cabinet Finishes
Your kitchen gets a lot of use. So it doesn't take long to begin seeing signs of wear and tear on wood cabinets. Soon...
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7 "Delicious" Renovation Tips from HGTV's Kitchen Cousins
For kitchen design and renovation wisdom, the buck stops with HGTV's "Kitchen Cousins."
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16 Gorgeous Galley Kitchens
The galley kitchen gets its name from its resemblance to the kitchen aboard a vessel— called the “galley.” The biggest hallmark of galley kitchen design is its la...
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Galley Kitchens: Unique, Compact, and Efficient
The term “galley kitchen” originally referred to kitchens aboard ships, trains, and planes—compact spaces with tight ...
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Trending Now: Laminate Countertops
With the past decade’s countertop trend leaning heavily on granite and solid surface materials, many have forgotten about the economical and DIY- friendly laminat...
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Bob Vila Radio: Under-Cabinet Lighting
Under-cabinet lighting has come a long way since those old-style humming fluorescents and super hot halogen pucks, wi...
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Even Your Garbage Disposal Needs TLC
It's not so much that your under-sink workhorse needs strict maintenance, only sensible care. You probably already kn...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Planning
If you’re planning a kitchen remodel, there are two basic principles you’ll want to keep in mind as you work on the d...
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Bob Vila Radio: Oven Cleaning
If your oven had a busy holiday season, January is a great time to do some oven cleaning before it makes a smoky mess...
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How To: Clean Stainless Steel
Gleaming and shiny, stainless steel brings a bright and polished air to any kitchen. Keeping that brilliant sheen, ho...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Sink Caulk
To protect your kitchen cabinets from water damage, the rim of your kitchen sink should always be sealed with a good ...
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5 DIY Spice Racks and Kitchen Organizing Solutions
They didn't offer shop class in my high school, so I came to my love of power tools and sawdust well after I graduate...
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House Tour: Old House, Modern Kitchen
A rural farmhouse dating back to 1789 gets a contemporary kitchen makeover.
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7 DIY Pantry Hacks and Kitchen Storage Ideas
Don't miss Recipe for Success: 10 Easy DIY Kitchen Storage HacksNo matter the size of your kitchen, you probably wish...
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17 Backsplashes for a Unique Kitchen
Believe it or not, a kitchen is more than appliances, cabinets and countertops. While those are the elements that serve the greatest function, there are a host of...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Islands
In their quest for more storage, work surfaces, and style, more and more kitchen remodelers are living the island lif...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Lighting
Considering the amount of time many of us spend in the kitchen over the holiday season, this is a great time to think...
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7 Budget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover Tips
Kitchen designer Cheryl Hamilton-Gray shares her pro tips for creating a budget-friendly makeover.
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Award-Winning Budget-Friendly Kitchen Makeover
Besides wanting a budget-friendly, easily maintained kitchen with clean, contemporary lines, the owner of this 1950s-...
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12 Top Names in Engineered Stone
When deciding between brands with many of the same benefits, the choice comes down to the finer details.
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Dream It, Do It: DIY Kitchen Makeover
One home blogger tells us how she pulled off a low-cost, high-impact, total kitchen transformation.
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DIY Kitchen Makeover (Without the Renovation)
You don't always need to rip your kitchen apart to give it a makeover. When blogger and DIYer Brenda McDevitt decided...
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12 Outstanding Kitchen Island Options
The best ideas in storage, stove tops, and seating are bound to serve you a little kitchen island inspiration.
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Luxuriating on Kitchen Islands
Cursed with a galley kitchen like most apartment dwellers, I dream of the day I’ll upgrade to a space big enough for ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Butcher Blocks
The original butcher blockers were literally blocks up to sixteen inches thick: hard rock maple pieces were often dov...
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Bob Vila Radio: Appliance Manuals
While your important household documents should always be backed up and kept in fireproof storage, some things, like ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Gas Range
Cooking with gas costs half what it costs to cook on electric ranges. Keeping your range clean will keep it efficient...
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12 Wow-Worthy Woods for Kitchen Countertops
We've narrowed down the options to include some of the very best wood types for a kitchen countertop, whether you're interested in a functional butcher block or a...
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Wood Countertops: A Buyer's Guide
When it comes to naturally beautiful countertops, it’s hard to beat the warmth and character of wood. Before you opt ...
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New Kenmore Refrigerator Packed with Innovative Features
On the surface the new Kenmore Elite Trio looks a lot like many other French Door models on the market today. But ins...
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5 Easy DIY Wine Racks You Can Make in an Afternoon
Real oenophiles are true collectors, dedicating entire rooms to storing and aging prized bottles of wine. You can sea...
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How To: Refinish Cabinets
Having expensive cabinets hanging on your kitchen walls doesn’t mean much if you don’t like the color. That’s why man...
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Bob Vila Radio: Garbage Disposal Care
While they’ll grind and send most kitchen scraps down the drain in small batches with a good strong flow of cold wate...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Backsplashes
If you’re looking for a kitchen upgrade on a budget, take a look at your backsplash. It’s easy to turn this unassumin...
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Bob Vila Radio: Dishwasher Care
Your dishwasher does a lot to make your life easier; here are a couple things you can do to make its life longer!CM_B...
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5 Upcycled Pot Racks & Cookware Storage Ideas
[bobsays_inset]I have a tiny urban townhome kitchen. You can't open the refrigerator door more than 60% without bangi...
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Top Tips for Keeping Countertops Like New
Maintaining your countertops may require more than a simple cleaning. Here are top tips for maintaining every material.
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Bob Vila Radio: Installing a Garbage Disposal
A garbage disposal really keeps things flowing in the kitchen, and installing one isn’t a tough job for a do-it-yours...
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Quick Tip: Budget Kitchen Remodeling
Big Ideas, Small Budget If your kitchen is begging for a facelift but your budget begs to differ, try focusing on som...
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La Cornue's New Built-In Rotisserie
What’s more delicious than slow-roasted chicken on a summer day? Fans of fowl (and fish and other meats too) will be ...
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Jonathan Adler's New Kohler COLORS
Given Jonathan Adler’s all-consuming love of color (after all, the man did write a book called Happy Chic Colors), it...
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Top Tips for Reorganizing Your Kitchen
We recently painted our kitchen cabinets, which involved clearing every cabinet, drawer, and countertop. In addition ...
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Kitchen Cabinets 101
New kitchen cabinets will likely be your biggest expenditure and will also determine the tone and functionality of yo...
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Kitchen Layouts: 4 "Space Smart" Plans
Kitchen remodeling requires careful planning to be truly successful.  Before you start selecting cabinets, countertop...
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Bob Vila Radio: The New Fridge
After years of Thanksgiving dinners, superbowls and midnight snacks, it’s probably served you well, but that old frid...
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Top Tips for Choosing Kitchen Cabinets
The first things we chose during our eight-hour selections appointment for our new construction home were our kitchen...
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5 Great Backsplash Ideas
Prior to April, I was a "tile virgin. " But then I went to Coverings, the tile and stone industry trade show. With ov...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Sink
If it’s time for a new kitchen sink, first consider your countertops. LISTENListen to BOB VILA ON THE KITCHEN SINK, o...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Faucet Options
If your kitchen needs a quick pick-me-up, just changing the sink faucet goes a long way. LISTENListen to BOB VILA ON ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Cabinet Design
If your kitchen feels a little crowded and cramped, the solution starts with your cabinets. LISTENListen to BOB VILA ...
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Bob Vila Radio: Induction Cooking
Bob Vila Radio is a newly launched daily radio spot carried on more than 60 stations around the country (and growing)...
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Bob Vila Radio: Countertop Options
Bob Vila Radio is a newly launched daily radio spot carried on more than 60 stations around the country (and growing)...
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Cabinet Door Styles: What's Yours?
Looking for the perfect cabinet door design for your kitchen or bath remodel? Here are six of the most popular style choices.
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Fresh Ideas for Kitchen Flooring
While design, color, and surface appeal are important considerations, you’ll also want kitchen flooring that can live...
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Kitchen Flooring: 8 Popular Choices
Design, color, and surface are important considerations, but don't overlook comfort, durability and easy care—particularly in kitchen flooring.
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Kitchen Countertops: 10 Popular Options Today
The choices are many, but which kitchen countertop is the best for you? Find out here.
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Bob Vila Radio: Budget Kitchen Upgrades
If your kitchen’s begging for a facelift but your budget begs to differ, try focusing on some key details. LISTENList...
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Bob Vila Radio: Kitchen Tool Drawer
You can save a lot of time around the house by having just what you need stashed where you need it. Usually, that’s t...
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How To: Install a New Kitchen Sink
So many elements in kitchen design have remained common over the decades. Cabinets still have raised panels. Countert...
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Subway Tiles: The New Classics
No longer plain white, today's subway tiles are showing their true colors and style sense.
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How To: Paint Kitchen Cabinets
Click through our project guide to learn how to paint kitchen cabinets. There may be no easier or more affordable way to give your old kitchen a brand-new look!
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DIY Kitchen Countertop Transformation
At one time or another most of us have considered remodeling the kitchen. It’s the one room in the house that sees th...
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My Favorite Room in the House: The Walk-In Pantry
When we lived in our tiny Manhattan apartment, we had 48 inches of total counter space and one 18-inch-wide pantry ca...
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Laminate Countertop Renewal
Our laminate countertop looked fine, but the protective coating was pretty much gone. Coffee, tea, wine, juice, sauce...
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5 Eye-Catching Range Hoods for All Kitchen Styles
There once was a time when homeowners tried to keep their range hoods concealed—attached to a microwave, tucked under...
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Painted Cabinets: 14 Reasons to Transform Yours Now
Cabinet replacement can be expensive. Here are fourteen examples of how a coat of paint can do the trick—for less.
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A Glassy-Smooth Enamel Finish for Old Kitchen Cabinets
Our 20-year-old cabinets were showing their age. The lacquer finish had gummed up around the handles and pulls, and t...
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The Backsplash: A Kitchen's Most Underutilized Real Estate
One of the areas that many of us consider absolutely last when remodeling the kitchen backsplash. After months of pon...
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Free Your Pots & Pans from Cupboard Captivity: Install a Pot Rack
Our kitchen needs more cabinets—and more counter space. Indeed, who has a kitchen with enough of these precious ameni...
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5 Creative Alternatives to Kitchen Cabinetry
Don't miss 11 Great Alternatives to Traditional Kitchen CabinetsThere are hundreds of companies who will gladly sell ...
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Backsplash Idea: Faux Stone Re-Finish
My wife, Mary Ann, hated the backsplash tiles in our kitchen, and I agreed they were slightly dated. Unfortunately, t...
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Kitchen Cabinet Doors
Don't miss Cabinet Door Styles: What's Yours?Whether you're buying new or upgrading the kitchen cabinet doors you alr...
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New Knobs Give Cabinets a Lift
One of the easiest ways to update your kitchen or bath cabinets—and add pizzaz—is to swap out the old hardware for ne...
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The Proof of the Pudding: The 12-Year Kitchen
It was finally done. The punch list had been completed, the painting was (mostly) finished, and the wall hangings wer...
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How To: Choose Tile
Evaluate Your Needs Choosing tile is not as easy as walking into a showroom and picking the right color or pattern. F...
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Restored to Life: The 12-Year Kitchen
A landscaper once lamented to me that homeowners rarely budget enough for their exteriors when they plan a remodeling...
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Fresh Powder (Room): The 12-Year Kitchen
We can tell a lot about how previous generations lived by looking at the houses they built. For example, they clearly...
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Floored, at the 11th Hour: The 12-Year Kitchen
We were so close. The cabinets were in place, the appliances and lights installed, and we’d moved in—our beautiful ne...
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Painting—The Gateway to DIY: The 12-Year Kitchen
I can’t remember when I first painted a room, but I was pretty young. Finding out that I was capable of improving my ...
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Make Room for Mud: The 12-Year Kitchen
I’ve always pined for a mud room—they seem like such remarkably efficient spaces for collecting coats, boots, sneaker...
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Are You Smarter Than Your Refrigerator? The 12-Year Kitchen
We are so close to finished I can almost taste the ice. It’s been more than seven months since this project began, an...
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Counter Attack: The 12-Year Kitchen
We finally hit the milestone we’ve been waiting for: the countertop is in!This was a big one—the finish line has been...
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That Last .2 Mile: The 12-Year Kitchen
I overheard a snippet of dialogue on TV the other night, in which a woman mentions that a marathon is exactly 26. 2 m...
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Cabinet Artistry: The 12-Year Kitchen
Anyone who embarks on a large-scale renovation like our kitchen project worries about it—it’s a huge expense and a ma...
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A Game of (Quarter) Inches: The 12-Year Kitchen
Since the beginning of our kitchen renovation, we’ve had a running joke about a rogue quarter inch—we’re either missi...
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Stepping Out: The 12-Year Kitchen
“This is how my father taught me to do it,” said Joe Salamone with a grin, looking proudly at our newly finished pati...
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Timing Is Everything: The 12-Year Kitchen
We had started our kitchen renovation project in early March, so the early stages were hampered by the predictable we...
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It’s Electrifying: The 12-Year Kitchen
When we bought our house in 1999 (right), one of the things we did before we even moved in was to upgrade the electri...
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Small Choices, Big Decisions: The 12-Year Kitchen
If you had asked Margaret and me five years ago what our new kitchen would look like, we’d probably have both said it...
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What Lies Beneath: The 12-Year Kitchen
Our kitchen renovation project started out with a couple of hidden land mines, and moved quickly into a series of hid...
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Demolition and Excavation: The 12-Year Kitchen
When you own a house built in 1920, you have lead—it’s in the solder on old pipes, and in the paint on old walls.   W...
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Getting Started: The 12-Year Kitchen
Space planning for our kitchen project took more than six months, but we were thrilled with the plans we agreed on. N...
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A Year of Planning: The 12-Year Kitchen
We never had any doubt about what architect we wanted for our kitchen makeover.   Norm Davis had done the p...
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Remodeling a Dutch Colonial: The 12-Year Kitchen
There are two quotes I’ll never forget from our home-buying days. One was what our real estate agent said to us as sh...
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Remodeling Before Baby and Insulating the House
Bob talks with homeowners Nick and Maggie Beasley, who are remodeling, babyproofing, and insulating their home before the baby is born.
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Finishing Touches: Childproofing a Kitchen and Stairs and Completing the Nursery
Bob talks with Jay Martel from the International Association for Child Safety about kitchen safety products for toddlers and baby safety gates for the stairs. Bob...
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Touring the Home Interior
Bob and architect Gregory Rochlin tour the interior of Bob's 100-year-old Shingle Style home in Cambridge, MA.
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Installing Tumbled Marble Tile in the Shower
Tile is installed in the master bathroom’s shower area. A flashback reviews the waterproofing work that was done to prevent leaks.
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Touring the Kohler Showroom and Factory in Kohler, WI
Bob tours the showroom with the founder’s great-granddaughter, and then visits the factory to see how the vitreous china is manufactured.
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Installing a Soapstone Kitchen Counter
Bob discusses installation and care of the new kitchen soapstone countertop and tours the kitchen, showing the cabinetry, storage, future mudroom, and small offic...
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Touring a Custom Cabinetry Factory and Reviewing Plans for the Kitchen
Bob visits a Lancaster, PA, custom cabinetry factory where his kitchen cabinets are being made, then reviews plans for his kitchen layout.
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Building a Privacy Fence and Touring the Completed Kitchen
Bob reviews the progress of his western red cedar custom fence, designed to provide privacy and block the carport from the neighbors’ view.
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Building a Kitchen Staircase
Furniture maker Todd Allen builds a staircase from scratch, which will run from the basement to the kitchen, using a technique that is a couple of centuries old.
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Installing Whole-Home Audio and Appliances
A whole-home audio system is installed, along with new appliances, including laundry machines, a freezer and fridge, and an outdoor grill.
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Creating a Lattice-Top Gate and Converting a Mudroom to a Pantry
The backyard is enhanced with a lattice-top gate, and a mudroom is converted into a kitchen pantry to provide storage space.
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Building a Template for a Kitchen Countertop
Scott Lawyer makes a template for a Corian kitchen countertop and installs the sink section, Andrea Johnson discuss Corian colors.
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Installing the Dishwasher
Mike Goodrich show Bob how to install a dishwasher
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Builder-Grade Cabinets in the Kitchen
Bob meets with Jack Ballantine to discuss and install Maple kitchen cabinets.
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Cherry Cabinet Installation
Gam Danziger from Craftline Cabinets reviews the assembly of the contemporary Cherry kitchen cabinets being installed in the penthouse apartment.
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Marble Kitchen Countertop Installation
Bob consults with the project's stone and tile specialist, who explains the process of attaching the Pietra Cardosa countertops to the Cherry Craftline island cab...
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Reviewing the Penthouse Living Area & Kitchen
Bob surveys the interior decorating of the penthouse apartment, as well as the top-quality materials and appliances in the kitchen. Also, Bob learns about the dif...
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Mounting Overhead Cabinets
Bob and Brad Brewster of Princeton Custom Cabinetry oversee the installation of the hanging cabinets in the new condo kitchen. Brewster lists the various features...
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Fitting a Vanity Top and Sink
Ernie Wernecke of Princeton Custom Cabinetry shows Bob how to customize the vanity countertop so it fits snugly against a bulging wall.
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Touring a Pierce Allen-Designed Apartment
Bob and interior decorator DD Allen visit a Miami apartment designed by Pierce Allen.
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Kitchen Cabinet Styling and Installation
Bob meets with Dave Boniello from Simplex Industries to discuss the custom modular kitchen being built and installed at the factory.
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Installing Quartz Kitchen Countertops
Bob looks on as workers instal a solid-surface countertop called Zodiaq (from Dupont), which is made of natural silica, quartz, and polymer.
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The Kitchen and Butler's Pantry at Elm Court
The butler's pantry of Elm Court has a larger footprint than some US homes.
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Kitchen Cabinet Design
Darcie Miller from Wellborn Cabinets is on the site of the modern Colonial project house to talk about the kitchen's design.
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Kitchen Cabinet Installation
John Wellborn (from Wellborn Cabinets) and carpenter Paul Anderson join Bob for the kitchen cabinet installation.
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Manufacturing Marble Kitchen Countertops
Evan Zgonis of Olympia Marble and Granite gives Bob a tour of the facility where the kitchen countertops being used in the modern Colonial house are manufactured.
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Installing Marble Kitchen Countertops
Evan Zgonis and the crew form Olympia Marble and Granite are installing the marble countertops in the kitchen.
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Installing Corner Cabinets
Carpenter Paul Anderson joins Bob to hang corner cabinets in the kitchen of the modern Colonial project house.
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Installing Molding on the Kitchen Cabinets
Paul Anderson attaches pre-finished crown molding around the kitchen cabinets in the modern Colonial project house.
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Installing Crown Point Kitchen Cabinets
Carpenters Bob Ryley and Pat Cloutier are installing the Crown Point cabinets in the kitchen.
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Installing Solid Maple Kitchen Cabinets
Kenneth Carmode of WW Wood Products joins Bob as their Sequoia cabinets are installed in the kitchen of one of the Mashpee, Massachusetts, affordable homes.
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Fitting Custom Countertops
John Spellman of Cape Cod Counter Works shows Bob the installation of the shop-made laminate counters in one of the Mashpee, Massachusetts, homes.
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Convection Oven Installation
Bob joins electrician Larry Dana in the Vermont farmhouse kitchen, as he installs the Kenmore Elite 30 self-cleaning convection oven.
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Installing the Dishwasher, Sink, and Garbage Disposal
Plumbing and heating contractor Doug Buchanan is ready to install the Kenmore Elite dishwasher and the Kohler Dickinson sink (with garbage disposal).
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Custom Kitchen Cabinets and Drawers
Thomas Bump of Fine Custom Cabinetry shows Bob the Maple and hardwood panel cabinets that were built specifically for the Brownstone kitchen.
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Reviewing the Kitchen and Layout of the Ranch-Style Home
Bob meets plumber Charlie Delvecchio of Cape Plumbing at the ranch-style affordable home in Mashpee, Massachusetts.
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Feng Shui for the Home
Bob visits Emma and Jacob Josselyn in their Cape Cod-style home to see the new Vermont Castings Addison cast-iron electric stove that will warm the corner of thei...
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Kitchen and Butler's Pantry, Venetian Blinds, and Luxury Kitchen Appliances, Finishes, and Cabinetry
The huge space that is the kitchen of the Manhattan Brownstone has received its finishing touches. Bob tours.
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Installing the Kitchen Cabinets
Mark Van Sickle (from Merillat) installs the hardware on the cabinets destined for the kitchen in the Victorian restoration project house.
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Discussing Silestone Countertops and Countertop Templating
Dick Deshant (from Counter Intelligence) tells Bob about the new Silestone countertops. And while Brece Rupolt (from Northern Marble & Granite) demonstrates the t...
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Tour of the Home's Exterior, Lighting Design, and Completed Kitchen
Bob tours the exterior of the completed Victorian restoration project house, remarking on the color scheme, breezeway, and artist's studio. Inside the house, Bob ...
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Aristokraft Kitchen Cabinet Installation
John Tasker (from Aristokraft) shows Bob the kitchen cabinets being used in the project, and contractor Sam Cousins goes over the installation process.
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Corian Kitchen Countertop Installation and Energy Star Appliances
Carpenter Bob Ryley meets Steve Wilkinson in the kitchen to install the Corian countertops, and Bob talks with Ren Anderson (from the National Renewable Energy La...
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Back Porch and Kitchen Tour
Bob takes a look at the rear side, and kitchen, of the Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build project house in Yonkers, NY.
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Reviewing the Home's Framing
Bob reviews the frame of the home and the interior layout.
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Cherry Kitchen Cabinet Installation
Bob observes, and assists with, the installation of Cherry cabinets, a Northland refrigerator, and a wine storage system.
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Tour of the Mansion's Dining Room and Kitchen
Bob and Roxane Gilmore continue touring the governor's mansion in Richmond, VA. After enjoying the highlights of the dining room, the discussion turns to the kitc...
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Dumbwaiter Installation
Peter Dolan (from the Atlas Elevator Company) and Chuck Bailey (from the Virginia Elevator Company) put in the brand-new dumbwaiter.
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Touring the Remodeled Kitchen
Executive Chef Mark Herndon shows Bob around the newly remodeled basement kitchen of the Virginia governor's mansion.
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Reviewing the Kitchen Appliances
Bob peeks into the "first kitchen", the kitchen in the first family's private living quarters. Todd Graves (from GE) shows Bob the Halogen oven.
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Tour of the Restored Living Quarters
Bob tours the finished restoration of the historic sections of the Virginia governor's mansion.
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Tiling the Shower
Bob touches base with Eddie Zywusko, the mason and tilesetter, working in the loft apartment's L-shaped shower.
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Marble Countertop Installation
Bob checks in with Greg Rockland, the plumber installing a marble countertop in the loft conversion unit.
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Fabricating Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops
Bob visits a stainless steel fabrication shop to see how the kitchen counters for the loft project unit are made.
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Installing the Stainless Steel Kitchen Countertops
Bob observes Bob Watts weld together the stainless steel kitchen countertops on-site.
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Butcher Block Installation and Care
Bob meets with Joel Scanlon, who installs legs on a butcher block top and explains how to care for the wood surface.
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Kitchen Plumbing Installed
The final connections are made to the new kitchen appliances, including a garbage disposal and a gas stove.
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Oven Hood and Shelving Installation
A restaurant-quality oven hood vent is installed, in addition to Metrowire shelves.
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Touring the High-Efficiency Kitchen
Bob reviews the kitchen appliances, paying special attention to their energy saving features.
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Installing a Granite Countertop and Kitchen Cabinets
Bob talks with contractors Jim Azerroe and Mike Burk. Jim is installing a granite kitchen countertop, while Mike puts in the new cabinets and drawers.
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Mahogany Deck and Kitchen Appliances
Carpenter Bob Ryley works on the mahogany deck, while new kitchen appliances are installed and the lighting and cabinets undergo examination.
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Final Tour of the Completed Second Home in the Project
The second home in the Elmwood project, a Colonial Revival, is complete, after the second-floor bathroom gets a new vanity, new doors for the laundry closet, and ...
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Installing High-Gloss Laminate Cabinets and Surell Countertops
Cabinetry and countertops are brought in for this attic conversion project, and fiber-optic lighting is installed.
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Tour of the Home's Interior
In Kendall, a suburb of Miami, Bob meets Teresa Lopez, the owner of a cramped 25-year old tract house in need of more living space.
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Framing Begins on the Miami Home
As part of a Miami kitchen renovation, Bob frames a partition wall made to resemble a banana leaf. He also pours concrete to patch a floor.
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Tour of Yuca Restaurant
Bob tours the heavy-duty, no-nonsense kitchen of Yuca, a Cuban-American restaurant in Miami.
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Laminate Installation in the Kitchen
Bob joins contractor Ed Weller, who is working on the kitchen addition. Architect Laurinda Spear has designed a banana leaf partition that Ed's crew will be makin...
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Surell Counterop Construction
Bob meets with Rich Rogers, who explains the fabricating techniques for Surell, a solid-surface material manufactured by the Formica.
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Steel Kitchen Table
Bob meets with contractor Ed Weller, who explains how the steel-framed kitchen table will support a surface of Surell, and also how the table will be mounted.
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Constructing Kitchen Cabinets and Shelves
Bob and contractor Ed Weller check out the open pantry shelves made of Surell.
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Kitchen Cabinet Construction
Bob helps in the process of joining the lengths of wood that will be installed in the kitchen.
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Kitchen Demolition
Bob and carpenter Cortney Lofton review and demolish the original kitchen cabinets. Bob then visits a salvage yard to view the turn-of-the-century cabinets purcha...
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Custom-Made Kitchen Cabinets
Bob confers with cabinetmaker Brian Comeaux. He is installing the kitchen cabinets that were custom-built in his shop to match a vintage cabinet found by the home...
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Installing a Wood Kitchen Countertop
Bob and carpenter Cortney Lofton install a counter around a new apron-front Kohler sink.
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Built-in-Place Kitchen Cabinets
Bob meets with restoration contractor Richard Marks to discuss the built-in-place kitchen cabinets. Richard explains the floor plan and appliance placement.
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Designing the Kitchen
Contractor Tom Drobitsch explains the kitchen layout before installing an innovative custom cabinet system.
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Tour of the Media Room, Kitchen, and Living Room
Bob and interior designer Robyn Peterson tour the finished, furnished California-Spanish beach house in Malibu. The media room has an Old West theme. The kitchen ...
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Butcher Block Countertop and Crackle Painting
Bob and contractor Bob Ryley install a butcher block countertop in the kitchen, and decorator Robyn Peterson shows Bob how to create a "crackle" finish.
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Finishing Touches in the Kitchen
In the kitchen, where the white pine cabinets have been installed, Bob Ryley demonstrates how to adjust a European door hinge before he finishes putting in a plat...
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Reviewing the Unfinished Kitchen
Bob reviews the new staircase in the entry hall before he and contractor Larry Landers tour the kitchen, pointing out where furniture, appliances, and fixtures wi...
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European Kitchen Cabinet Showroom
Bob visits the Boston Design Center, where he learns about European kitchen design. Europeans view kitchen cabinets as furniture. Lower cabinets are usually movab...
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Creating the Built-in Cabinets
Bob meets with Ryley to discuss the site-built, built-in cabinets of birch plywood. Ryley demonstrates many of the cuts and jigs used in crafting the cabinets, an...
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Installing the Lavatory
Bob observes plumbing contractor Steve Bottazzi install a lavatory (faucet and sink) in a bathroom vanity.
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Installing European-Style Kitchen Cabinets
Bob looks on as Pat Malone, a cabinet installer from the Boston Design Center, installs European-style kitchen cabinets.
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Cutting the Granite Countertop
Bob watches as David Ingram (of Aldrich Stone) cuts a granite countertop with a cook-top cutout.
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Final Tour of the Interior, Part 2
Bob takes a final tour through the nursery, office, kitchen, and family room.
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Colonial Kitchen Tour in Nantucket
In search of design ideas, Bob tours a charming Colonial kitchen in a house on Nantucket Island.
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Crafting New Cabinet Doors
New cabinet doors, which have been made in the workshop, are installed in the project house kitchen in order to dress up the old cabinets.
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Progress in the Kitchen
Work continues in the kitchen with the resurfacing of old counters. Tips on using contact cement are imparted.
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Vinyl Flooring Installation
Bob observes as workmen create a template that's used to cut vinyl sheet goods for an exact fit on the floor.
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Touring the John Quincy Adams House
For inspiration, Bob tours the John Quincy Adams House in Quincy, MA.
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Hooking Up the Refrigerator Ice Maker
Bob has finished wiring the Colonial-style light fixture in the entryway and, back in the kitchen, the refrigerator ice maker is hooked up.
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Installing Kitchen Cabinet Panels
Bob demonstrates how to fabricate off-site, and install on-site, wooden kitchen cabinet panels.
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Setting Tiles
Bob meets with a tile setter to learn about the installation of tiles in the kitchen.
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Using Metal Wall Studs in the Kitchen
General contractor Ron Gan explains the advantages of metal wall studs, as the studs are cut and installed in the kitchen, complete with plywood backing plates fo...
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Joining Copper Plumbing
Plumber Tom Higham demonstrates how to join copper plumbing for the bathroom lavatory.
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Discussing the Kitchen Layout
Bob discusses the kitchen layout with designer Amy O'Haire, then visits her showroom, Classic Kitchen Designs.
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Building the Bathroom Vanity
Carpentry contractor Bob Ryley builds a bathroom vanity, as Bob goes over some of the floor work with artisan Terry Maiche.
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Installing an Authentic Iron Fence
Bob finds an authentic iron fence for the front yard and watches as the welder installs it using the arc welding process. Next, Bob heads inside to join general c...
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Finishing the Tour and Summing Up the Budget
Bob finishes the interior tour with the kitchen and master bedroom. Then, Bob, general contractor Ron Gan, and realtor Catherine Caravette sum up the renovation.
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Kitchen Cabinets Installed
Custom-built base cabinets and laminate countertops are installed in the kitchen of the coach house.
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Adding Detail to the Kitchen
Bob installs some interesting finishing touches in the coach house kitchen. For instance, a pony wall is dressed up with a shadow effect and a routed oak cap.
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Interior Tour
Bob walks through the remainder of the renovation, admiring the details and faux-finish painting that continues through the kitchen, living room and dining room.
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Touring the Remodeled Interior
Bob and general contractor Tim Berky look back on the numerous aspects of the finished job. Then Bob tours the remodeled mudroom and bath, plus the new open kitch...
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Shopping Online for Kitchen Countertops
Pablo Contreras (from e-counters.com) joins Bob to explain how shopping, ordering, and installation of all types of custom counters happen through their internet ...
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Sink and Faucet Installation
Frank Lowry of FJ Lowry Plumbing and Heating installs the a Franke tri-flow Corinthian faucet, now that the countertop and sink are in place.
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Chef-Quality Ovens and Cooktop
The Silestone island countertop arrives, with the cooktop cutout done on site. Matt Lihous (from DCS/Fisher & Paykel) explains the features of the Dynamic Cooking...
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Installing Cherry Cabinets
General contractor Tim Berky is installing Merillat cherry cabinets in the remodeled kitchen. Berky roughs in the base wall cabinet, shims it, and checks for leve...
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Excavation and Foundation Work
Bob joins general contractor Tim Berky to hear how the foundation and footing will be handled for the Victorian kitchen remodel and deck addition.
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