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Recess Your French Door Fridge into the Wall

Recess Your French Door Fridge into the Wall

There’s something exciting about getting that new French Door Refrigerator – until it arrives in your kitchen. Once you realize it sticks out almost a foot beyond the cabinets and impedes the traffic flow to the mud room – you resign yourself to your decision and just live with it. If you love your fridge […]

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Crown Mouldings on Varying Cabinet Heights

Crown Mouldings on Varying Cabinet Heights

Cabinet crown mouldings are the finishing touch for a kitchen renovation but you need to plan for them early in the project. Once the cabinets are bought (or built) and installed your options are limited to the situation you have in front of you. Using cabinets of varying heights or "landscaping" as we call it, […]

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Cat Tree Plans and Ideas

Cat Tree Plans and Ideas

Our four-legged family members have become an integral part of our lives and we’ll do almost anything to make them happy. And by “them” of course, I really mean “us”. Here’s a statistic that will blow your mind. In 2011, in the worst economy in decades, US households spent $50.96 billion on their pets. Of […]

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Cabinet Crown Moulding Tips

Cabinet Crown Moulding Tips

A lot of DIY homeowners get their cabinets installed and then run up against the question of how to attach crown moulding to the cabinetry. I deal with crown mouldings every day, when I’m designing cabinets for kitchens, baths and other rooms for a local custom cabinet shop. The best time to think about crown […]

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