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Preparing for the Installers

What you should have on site before the installation starts?  Many people ask this question. The more open space in the kitchen the better, but there are certain items which need to be there. These would be, the specs for your appliances, any appliances that need cut outs done in the counters or cabinets, and the sinks. The electrical and

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How to keep the holidays alive all year

As a holiday season wraps up and the dread of the impending decoration clean-up looms, I wonder why all the festive glitz has to be banished to a box in the basement year round? Why do we only see these delights once a year? Don’t get me wrong, I am a firm believer that when New Years rolls around that

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Designing on a Dime – Difference in Door Styles

While flipping through a design magazine or watching your favourite home renovation show you may see a beautiful kitchen that you would love to put in your home but you think that you couldn’t afford it. I’m here to tell you that dream kitchen is possible! There are many factors that make up the price of the kitchen, and the

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Comparing Apples to Apples

…not Apples to Oranges! Everyone does it and everyone should do it! What am I talking about…why price comparisons of course! One of the most common misconceptions in the cabinet industry that clients unknowingly make when pricing around is comparing apples to oranges. Here are the 5 top things that you should be aware of when getting numerous quotes to

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Swelled Seams on Laminate Countertops

Different countertop materials are chosen for a variety of reasons. Colour, texture, style; but for the most part, what determines your choice of countertop material is your overall budget. If you’ve chosen a ‘High Pressure Laminate’ here are a few areas where seams are located: There is always a seam on a 90º mitred corner There will be several seams

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Preparing your home for the cabinet installers

In this episode of The Kitchen Gurus – Albert Teglasi shows you how to prepare your home for when the installers show up to install your new kitchen cabinets.

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How door style, material & finish can affect the price

In this episode of The Kitchen Gurus – Leith Hoculik shows you how the style, material and finish of your cabinet doors can affect the price.

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The Difference Between Paint on MDF & Paint on Wood

In this episode of The Kitchen Gurus – Kristina Gorgonio helps you understand the difference between paint on MDF & paint on Wood. The Kitchen Gurus is a video series delivered by the designers at Innovative Kitchen Design in Niagara. Each video gives you practical advice when creating your new kitchen, from form and function to cabinets and maintenance.

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How to prepare your home for your new kitchen

In this episode of The Kitchen Gurus – Albert Teglasi shows you how to prepare your walls and floor for your new kitchen cabinets. The Kitchen Gurus is a video series delivered by the designers at Innovative Kitchen Design in Niagara. Each video gives you practical advice when creating your new kitchen, from form and function to cabinets and maintenance.

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How sight lines can affect your kitchen design

In this episode of The Kitchen Gurus – Moira McCreadie discusses how sight lines can have a huge affect on how you design your new kitchen. The Kitchen Gurus is a video series delivered by the designers at Innovative Kitchen Design in Niagara. Each video gives you practical advice when creating your new kitchen, from form and function to cabinets

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