Of all the problems which face homeowners, burst pipes rank right up there among the most troublesome and costly to repair. Other than a fire in the kitchen, which could quickly get out of control, or a tree falling through the roof, burst pipes are a huge concern and a costly repair. So, if you are all of a sudden standing in inches of water, what should you do? Following are five of the most important things to do in just that order.
1. Shut Off the Main
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Designing a kitchen can be a painful process, if you don’t know what you are doing. Luckily, we have put together this helpful, simple and practical guide to kitchen design to make things easier for you.
Here is kitchen design distilled into four easy steps, and written in plain English, decipherable to those who love DIY, and those who say DI-Why?!
1. Choosing the Right Materials
Every element of your kitchen can be built from several different kinds of materials. For example: a kitchen worktop Read more [...]
Your sink is an important part of your kitchen. You can choose one that is going to look attractive and be a pleasure to use. There are a variety of different style and material choices out there, and a good sink can make your life a lot easier. There are many sink brands out there like Hahn Kitchen Sinks. You should look around and find a style that is going to meet all of your specific needs. The purchase of a nice sink can turn into a long term investment.
Stainless Steel Sinks
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Being a woman, a kitchen is certainly the only place in your home that takes a place close to your heart. Don’t you feel that it has been a long time since your kitchen has been designed and now it’s high time that you look for some kitchen remodelling tips? But where’s the money to do all these designing? Are there any ways in which you can redesign your kitchen and also save money at the same time? Hiring an interior designer will certainly blow a hole in your wallet. Then what to do? If Read more [...]
If you’re not careful, your next kitchen revamp could end up costing you a fortune. By the time you’ve shelled out for sinks, appliances, cupboards, worktops, flooring and accessories, you might be left feeling distinctly out of pocket. The good news is, as long as you’re savvy, there are simple ways to save money while creating your dream kitchen. To ensure you don’t bust your budget when you’re refurbishing this part of your property, read on.
Get ready for some DIY
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Your appliances have hidden uses If you are like most people, you probably have a kitchen cupboard full of single-use appliances that you use about once a year. You also probably can’t afford to give up any more counter space to another addition to your kitchen. Check out these hacks to see if you can get more use out of some of the kitchen gadgets that you already own.
Coffee Grinder Turned Spice Mill
Everyone knows that freshly-ground spices just taste better than the dried and bottled variety. Read more [...]
Have you lost your passion for cooking? Take a quick glance at your kitchen. Sometimes, the main reason why you are not too interested about making your own dishes is that your kitchen is disheveled and messy. If your knives and other kitchen utensils are not properly organized in one shelf, you will spend more time in looking for them rather than actually using these tools.
Depending on the size and the state of your cooking area, you might need a lot of time to clean and organize it. However, Read more [...]
You’ve seen the kitchens of your neighbours and friends and now you have decided that your kitchen needs a make-over as well. Undertaking a remodelling project is an exciting adventure that will bring you many hours of joy once the work has been completed. As you select the various lighting and plumbing fixtures as well as stone surfaces and new appliances, you’ll come to appreciate the convenience that these elements of design add to your kitchen area. Let’s take a look at the benefits that Read more [...]
The kitchen is one of the most difficult rooms in the house to keep organised and tidy; it’s continuously in use and has to withstand a constant coming and going of groceries and kitchen equipment. In no time the cupboards can become overcrowded, food and tools are lost and forgotten. Often the space is not being used to its full potential. Now is the best time of year to really make an effort to put an end to this cycle and start making the most of your kitchen.
New Year - new kitchen.
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