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The bathroom carpet debate – do you agree with the overwhelming majority?

Bathroom carpets, where do you stand? Are you standing on a comfy pile or on a more hygienic tile in your own bathroom? The subject of carpet in bathrooms may have come up amongst the team here at Ideal Home HQ, causing quite a hilarious/frank discussion. There are those of us who felt instantly repulsed by […]

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Make a Small Kitchen Look Larger

Stretch a small kitchen space without a major remodel. Check out these small kitchen ideas for cabinetry, color schemes, countertops, and more that make a little kitchen look and feel spacious. Read the following article to find out more:  https://www.bhg.com/kitchen/small/make-a-small-kitchen-look-larger/? Resource:  https://www.bhg.com/

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LUXE KITCHEN LOOKS WITH MARBLE

Raise your game with this sophisticated stone. Marble kitchen surfaces are hot right now. Just scroll through Pinterest, you’ll see luxe marble in pin after pin. There’s no reason to ponder why. This sophisticated stone will take a plain kitchen from bland to beautiful in an instant. Its luxury associations and cool good looks will […]

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Put those headsets on – virtual reality kitchen design is here…

Virtual reality is coming to the world of bespoke kitchens. We’ve already witnessed the enormous potential for VR technology to revolutionise the way we design our homes, with John Lewis launching a virtual reality service to help customers visualise their home makeovers.  Now, home owners planning a new kitchen will be able to take advantage of a similar service […]

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Galley Kitchens: Pros, Cons, and Tips

Whether you’re thinking about remodeling your kitchen or searching for a new home and weighing your options, the kitchen setup is extremely important. And if you cook a lot, the layout of this room really matters. Quite a few homes have galley kitchens — and the owners either love them or want to take a […]

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10 Things You Should Never Do During a Kitchen Renovation

Looks can be deceiving. Just because something looks pretty doesn’t mean it’s going to enhance your life. For the kitchen, make sure to choose durable materials. Limestone may look beautiful, but it’s vulnerable to water rings. Marble is prone to etching and staining. Recycled glass countertops may seem sleek, but they can chip and crack […]

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Modular Kitchen Design: 5 things to know

Sleek, flexible and economic, modular kitchen designs add value to homes in terms of functionality and style Modular kitchen design refers to the approach that involves the organisation of sub-assemblies or distinct parts that can be integrated and configured into a single, holistic system. Fulfilling various customer needs, modular designs initiate the decomposition of complex […]

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10 Wellness Kitchen Design Trends

We are wrapping up our series on wellness kitchens, and I thought I’d end with a fun one.  Today we are going to showcase 10 wellness kitchen design trends.  These are trends that I see sticking around for a very long time as kitchens evolve to meet our current and future standards of nourishment.   […]

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Five of the most important kitchen renovating rules

They say kitchens sell houses so it stands to reason this integral hub should get the lion’s share of the budget when undertaking a home renovation. But experts say a common trap for renovators is to focus so much on the heart of the home that it becomes disconnected from everything else. Try these tips […]

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13 Things an Interior Designer Would Never Have in Her Own Kitchen

Wouldn’t it be great if someone told you that inexpensive drawer hinges would be the bain of your existence before you finished a kitchen reno? (Yes, yes it would.) Which is why we asked Nancy Charbonneau, principal designer of Charbonneau Interiors, to share the 13 things you’d never, ever find in a professionally designed kitchen.  Read the following article […]

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