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Guide to Kitchen Countertops

Granite for your countertop

Granite is the favorite material for countertops, but granite countertops may not be suitable for every kitchen remodeling project. You should be aware of the alternatives before you make your decision. Keep in mind that islands, backsplashes and special-function areas invite the use of more than one material. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of all the popular countertop choices.
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Kitchen Cabinet and Storage Upgrades

Kitchen with wood top island

Homeowners remodel a kitchen for many reasons: Among them, because they are tired of a dated look; because they have inadequate storage and work space; to make room for new appliances; to make it easier for an older or disabled member of the family to prepare meals; to repair damage from a disaster or mishap; because they plan to sell their house and want to get a better price. Each homeowner’s remodeling situation is unique, with different goals and budget. Here is a range of updating, upgrading, replacing ideas for cabinets and storage.
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Best Choices in Kitchen Flooring

Hardwood kitchen floor

Savvy homeowners choose kitchen flooring based on looks, durability, ease of cleanup, comfort (when standing on it), and – if they have a large expanse – its quietness. Be sure you factor in all these criteria when you select your flooring because performance will be as important as looks over years of use.
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