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Frequently Asked Questions

“Where to start on a new kitchen” Starting a new kitchen project can be a very overwhelming experience, and it can be difficult to know where the best place to start is. Here are some helpful answers to questions many people ask when they are starting a new kitchen renovation. When should I start designing/planning…

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What’s Under The Hood

Traditionally, a hood fan was an obligatory appliance. Despite best efforts by manufacturers to make its appearances as minimalistic as possible, it was still an eyesore. It was a “work horse” appliance, necessary but not desired. But as with all technology, hood fans got better: quieter, smaller, and more efficient. Soon they weren’t a necessary…

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Quartz: The Granite killer?

Quartz is rapidly becoming one of the most popular materials used in counter tops, and it’s applications don’t stop there. You’ve probably heard of Quartz, but may have some questions, such as: What is quartz? Are quartz counters natural stone or completely man made? Is it as hard as Granite? Is it safe for food…

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Tip-on, Tip-off

Note: This entry was originally posted in March of 2016 Blum, the Austrian based Kitchen & Bath hardware industry leader, has finally released their integrated “Tip-On” Blumotion drawer slide (well, almost). What is “Tip-On” & Soft Close? Tip-on is Blum’s name for the push to open technology in their doors and drawers. When you push…

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