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Oct 23, 2019
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Kitchen Design Lake Norman

Have you been giving some thought to updating the look and design of your kitchen cabinets? There are numerous stores that specialize in the redesigning of older kitchen cabinets and/or the making of brand new ones. Utilizing the skills of those professionals is by far the easiest way to accomplish this.

If you cannot afford to hire someone, don’t worry. It is not that hard to do the updating yourself. Lots of magazines and books are out there that will give you step-by-step instructions and all the other pertinent information you will need to do the job. Your friends would most likely help you out as well.

Take some time to browse through several different catalogs of kitchen cabinet designs to find one that is within your budget. When it comes to choosing a color, a good idea would be to go with either neutral shades or black. That way, if/when you decide to put your house up for sale, potential buyers would not be turned away because of the color of the cabinets.

Think about going to check out some stores that showcase various kitchen cabinet designs so that you can see what is out there. An added bonus is that all the latest gizmos and gadgets, like work space counters that can be rolled into a corner, will give you additional updating ideas, especially if you have an extremely tiny kitchen area or reside in an apartment.

If you experience any problems or get stuck on something while doing the work, you can always contact a professional who specializes in the design of the cabinets to help you complete the job. Remember – we all need to ask for help at one time or another. You will be assured of getting the updating done correctly.

The kitchen area seems to be the one place where everyone gathers in our homes, whether it be during a party or just the family sitting at the table playing cards. By updating the design of the cabinets in your kitchen, it will be very friendly and appealing to all who come there. It is the main gathering place most of the time.

The value of your home will also be increased by updating the cabinet designs. Whenever people are looking to buy a house, the way the kitchen area looks is often the deciding factor if they are considering two or more homes. Thus, having beautifully designed cabinets is pretty important.

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Sep 1, 2019
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Adding Value with Fireplace

This is definitely a buyer’s market in this tight economy. Who knows when it will end? But, the economy doesn’t seem like it’s going to pull out of its funk any time soon. So, what do you do to sell your home?

One thing to think about is adding a new fireplace if you don’t already have one. Another thing to think about is adding a fireplace in a room where you don’t have one already. There are plenty advantages to adding a fireplace if you look at all of your options.

First of all, you have to think about how much your home is worth. Then of course, you need to figure out how much value a fireplace will add to your home. But, that can be a problem as well as a solution. If the value of your home only rises by about twenty thousand dollars, you might have spent that much in building the new fireplace in the first place.

Calling a contractor to come and look at your home will give you a better idea of what you can expect. But, you’ll pay for labor as well as supplies. A fireplace with a chimney that vents out of the roof might cost anywhere from ten to twenty thousand to build. Plus, it will take awhile so your house will be off the market all that time. I would only consider this option if your home will stand to gain a considerable amount of value through the exercise of adding a fireplace to it.

But, a ventless gel fireplace will save you a lot of money while adding a great amount of value to your home. With a fireplace insert and gel fuel, you can have a fireplace anywhere around your home. Consider a few places. In the living room of course, but also in the bedrooms and then anywhere else you can imagine. You’ll be able to put in as many fireplaces as you want for far less than one traditional fireplace that needs to be built into the structure of your home.

You can make them look just like traditional fireplaces built with stone or brick, having a mantel for decorations and a television above for a touch of class. The only difference is that you don’t have to tamper with the structure of your home when you build the chimney and the hearth. We have a design that is rock from the floor to the ceiling. Stack the rocks to form the hearth and then stack the rocks to the ceiling. Use mortar or cement to hold the structure together and make sure that you build in a two foot by three foot cave for your fireplace insert.

For possibly about five hundred dollars, you can have a great looking fireplace that burns a real fire just like a traditional fireplace. If you want the smell of wood, use a aroma diffuser and get the aroma you like. Crackling gel fuel creates the sound of a traditional fireplace. So, you’ll have everything you would normally have. That is except for the problems.

You don’t have to clean your fireplace every year. You won’t have to worry about soot building up in the fireplace and then filling your home with smoke. You won’t have to worry about cleaning your fireplace throughout the season every time you use it. Put the lid back on the can and let it sit until you are ready to enjoy it again.

The ventless gel fireplace is so versatile, you don’t have to run out of ideas. Patio fireplaces make great additions to a home you’re trying to sell. A fireplace in the bathroom will go over big as well. So, look into it. If you are trying to sell your home, invest in a fireplace and you can’t go wrong.

Jessica Brylan has been a student of construction all her life, under her father who retired in 2004. Her passion turned to interior design and strangely evolved into becoming a fireplace expert. She has written such great reports as DIY Outdoor Fireplaces, Fireplace Ideas Report, and DIY Fireplace. Read further details about the Ventless Gel Fireplaces [http://ventless-gel-fireplace.com] at The Ventless Gel Fireplace Reports [http://ventless-gel-fireplace.com/Reports.php] and sign up for the newsletter so you can be updated whenever Jessica Brylan puts out a new one.

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Aug 30, 2019
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Semi- Custom Quality Affordable Cabinets

CABINETS FOR EVERY BUDGET AND LIFESTYLE

As you evaluate cabinetry for your remodel, you’ll notice that it comes in three basic types: stock, semi-custom and custom cabinets. To help you determine the best kind of cabinetry for your project, this overview covers the difference between the three cabinetry types, along with the advantages of each.

STOCK CABINETS

Aristokraft stock kitchen cabinets in white laminate

Stock cabinets provide a fast and easy way to give a kitchen a fresh new look. The cabinets are made in common cabinet sizes, and are available in a limited variety of door styles, colors and finishes. A stock brand such as Aristokraft can offer style, selection and value, along with speedy delivery, to keep your remodeling project on time and bring your vision to life.

SEMI-CUSTOM CABINETS

Diamond semi-custom kitchen cabinets with a blue island

Semi-custom cabinets are available in more styles, features and options than stock cabinets, allowing you to create a personalized look for your kitchen, at less expense than custom cabinets. Built to order and available at cabinet dealers, semi-custom cabinets are generally delivered within four-to-eight weeks.

Semi-custom cabinets can be ordered in a wide choice of finishes, stains, paints, glazes and specialty finishing techniques such as distressing. They are also available with features such as roll out shelves, door racks and organization inserts, and can be embellished with crown moulding, cabinet legs and feet, and a range of hardware choices to create a unique look.

CUSTOM CABINETS

Omega custom kitchen cabinets

Custom kitchen cabinets offer the widest breadth of wood types, finishing options, construction platforms and modifications. Capable craftsmen and designers can meet any need, whether that means working from existing cabinet designs, or using a napkin-sketch approach to make new custom pieces in the manufacturing plant, ensuring that you end up with the exact cabinets you have imagined.

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