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*Design Ideas for Galley Kitchens

April 10, 2011
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*Design Ideas for Galley Kitchens

Galley kitchens are those constructed as a short hallway in the home to save space.  These are also referred to as corridor kitchens and are packed with storage, appliances, and counters on opposite sides of the wall.   The corridor or width of a galley kitchen is often measured at less than 40 inches.  Therefore,...
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*Guide to Buying Toilets

April 9, 2011
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*Guide to Buying Toilets

Toilets are available in different models, colors, and styles.  Many of us are likely to select a toilet on the sole reason of matching batroom design. However, there is more to choosing a toilet than just making your bathroom look good.  There are a numerous amount of more important factors to consider such as...
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Removing Pet Urine from Carpet

April 5, 2011
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Removing Pet Urine from Carpet

Pets are adorable and once you have them, it’s near impossible to get rid of them no matter how inconvenient they can become.  Most can tolerate the additional cost of pet food and the additional time necessary to care for pets.  However, it can be a drag to have them wreaking havoc on your...
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*Ideas for Tile Flooring Transitions

April 2, 2011
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*Ideas for Tile Flooring Transitions

When designing the floors of our home, we usually want variations of flooring for each room.  Some would want wood floors for the living room, ceramics on the kitchen, and stone on the patio.  The dilemma with this concept is the transition of the floor from one room to the next, especially if there...
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*Options for Tile Trim

March 27, 2011
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*Options for Tile Trim

Planning an installation of tiles does not end with choosing the type, color, design, or layout.  Another factor many overlook is the choice of tile trim.  Unknown to many,  there are various types and styles of tile trim to finish off a tiled surface’s exposed edges.  The trim likewise has an impact on the...
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*Ideas for Kitchen Backsplash

March 26, 2011
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*Ideas for Kitchen Backsplash

Kitchen backsplash provides a critical accent and overall compliments kitchen design. This doesn’t necessarily mean the same color as the countertop or the floor.  As a matter of fact, most take the opportunity to place a bit more flair on the backsplash. Before considering the type and design of your kitchen backsplash, it would...
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*Options for Carpet Padding

March 21, 2011
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*Options for Carpet Padding

Choosing the right carpet padding is just as important as choosing your carpet.  Like your carpet, it will be something you live with for years.  Each one has its advantages and disadvantages as well as its ability to be customized with extra treatments, depending on the family’s lifestyle. “Extras” include stain guards or even...
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*Go Green with Kitchen Countertops

March 20, 2011
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*Go Green with Kitchen Countertops

We all want to go green and choose products promoting sustainability.  But some are not aware green products can now go as far as building materials for the home.  Is a green kitchen really possible?  Maybe not every single part of the kitchen can be made from sustainable materials.  But did you know of...
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*Kitchen Islands for Small Kitchens

March 15, 2011
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*Kitchen Islands for Small Kitchens

Most kitchen lovers put a lot of effort to the design of their kitchen in their home.  And one typically desired item in any kitchen are kitchen islands.  Kitchen islands are convenient for food preparation and storage.  It can also serve as an eating area during less formal occasions for two or three people. ...
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*Design Ideas for Small Bathrooms

March 13, 2011
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*Design Ideas for Small Bathrooms

A common challenge in interior design has always been to maximize small spaces.  Not all of us reside in posh homes with limitless space.  As a matter of fact, many have to make the most of small areas.  The bathroom is more of a dilemma considering the furnishings and fixtures needed for a functional...
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