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Choose one thing and do it well; the first secret to Kitchen Magic’s longevity and success. Since 1979 Kitchen Magic has specialized in custom cabinet refacing and kitchen remodeling. Keep promises; that's the second "magic charm". Kitchen Magic was the first in the home improvement industry to offer a Lifetime...

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Perfect kitchen remodeling solution on a budget

Jun 17, 2013 by Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

The homeowners wanted to reface the cabinets so the budget would allow to upgrade to Cambria® quartz countertops and replace appliances. They needed to accommodate a big room with lots of storage needs.



Is Net Zero Energy the new LEED?

Jul 19, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is certainly not losing any steam, nor is it about to disappear. However, for those who feel that LEED standards do not go far enough, Net Zero Energy encourages “exceptional energy conservation and then on-site renewable to meet all of its heating, cooling and electricity needs.”


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Choosing Rotary Tools

Jul 19, 2010 by Lowe's

Rotary tools are extremely versatile handheld tools, well-suited to many do-it-yourself and professional applications. Since these tools are so versatile, choosing the right one for your project can be a little confusing. Use our guide to sort it all out.



Instantly update and add sophistication to the kitchen

Apr 12, 2013 by Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

The homeowners wanted to reface the cabinets so the budget would allow for some built-in specialty cabinetry, design upgrades and granite countertops. They needed to accommodate a big room with lots of natural light—going darker would enhance the room visually and warm it up.


Tile Installation

Apr 29, 2007 by Simply Floored

Approximately 75% of the cost of tile can be attributed to the installation IF IT IS DONE PROPERLY. Of course, there are many contractors who will gladly cut corners in order to reduce the price, but the homeowner pays in the long run …


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2011 Buying Guide Riding Mowers & Attachments

Aug 16, 2010 by Lowe's

Check out the great selection of Riding Mowers and Attachment that Lowe’s offers


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The grandeur of Maria Theresa chandeliers

Mar 26, 2013 by

Maria Theresa chandeliers, named after an Austrian empress of the 18th century are everything a chandelier should aspire to be: spectacular, stylish and magnificent. Representing the splendor of a bygone era, these chandeliers sparkle in traditional settings but also go very well with a contemporary theme.



The case of the perfect fit-refacing complements a beautiful countertop

Mar 20, 2013

The problem: Old cabinets offensive next to a beautiful new granite countertop: The owners of this kitchen were considering remodeling for years. The cabinet style that came with the house-- contemporary, white metal-- just wasn't their style. But they couldn't bring themselves to part with the beautiful granite countertop that came with the kitchen. The homeowners already knew what style they wanted and how much they could afford, and replacing the countertop would have totally blown their budget.



Power to the Baby Boomers!

Mar 14, 2013 by Modern Supply

Many boomers are choosing to remain in their current homes as they age. Aging in Place means the ability to live in your own home comfortably and safely for as long as possible. As people remodel their homes, they’re including Universal Design products—a design concept that meets the needs of people with varied abilities. It considers people with age-related problems, people who are tall or short, as well as those with various physical or mental impairments. It also acknowledges that abilities change over time.



Brighten up for Spring with Lighting

Mar 14, 2013 by Modern Supply

It’s spring fix-up time! The weather is getting warmer and motivated homeowners start tackling their spring to-do lists. Projects range from painting the house exterior to smaller, less daunting tasks such as cleaning, simple repairs or updates. If you’re leaning toward the simpler, less expensive route, why not update your lighting? Replacing dated lighting adds pizazz to a space without breaking the bank!



Taking control of your home security

Feb 25, 2013 by Reliance Protectron

Full interactive security systems have arrived You arrive at the airport for your weeklong vacation and your heart drops as you realize in a panic that you forgot to activate your alarm system. Wouldn’t it be ideal if you could arm it from a distance somehow? Maybe someday in the future you sigh.


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Choosing a Skylight

Aug 19, 2010 by Lowe's

If you had to choose one word to define a room with a skylight, a good word might be dramatic. The benefits of natural light to people and houseplants are well known. Skylights provide more natural light than vertical windows (up to 30%). From a design perspective, they can actually make a room feel bigger. Skylights are available for any ceiling or roof style.



7 Great Attic Room Ideas

Jan 30, 2013

Today, every inch square of living space counts. Oftentimes, attics of large houses are being rented to serve as individual homes. Attics are convenient dumping spaces for used items our mothers refuse to let go. Old toys, clothes and furniture pieces are intermittently being dumped into that space between your roof and the ceiling.



A New Perspective for a New Year

Jan 10, 2013

Life is all about perspective. The beautiful thing about one’s perspective is you can never be wrong; whether it be a designer seeing an empty room becoming a masterpiece, an architect seeing the same room become realized, or a child seeing the empty room as a fort to run around and play in. All completely different, yet all completely right.



Protect your home from the deep freeze

Jan 09, 2013

Extreme temperature, flood sensors offer peace of mind It’s that time of year again where strong winds, snow, ice and extreme cold weather sweeps across the country leaving many Canadians scurrying for the protection and comfort of their warm cozy homes. What many homeowners are now realizing is that it’s also crucial to protect their homes from nature’s elements and the potential problems caused by winters’ deep freeze.


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Navien Tankless Water Heaters

Dec 21, 2012 by Modern Supply

Tankless water heaters provide an endless source of hot water and can cut energy costs up to 30 percent per year if usage remains consistent. Traditional tanks can develop rust and scale build-ups. A tankless unit does not store water so you’ll have fresher, cleaner water. They’re wall mounted and require less space too.


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Ceiling Fan Buying Guide

Jul 14, 2010 by Lowe's

Ceiling fans keep you cool in the summer and help circulate warm air in the winter. They allow you to use less air conditioning and heating indoors, which means smaller monthly energy bills, and their gentle breeze is perfect for a porch or other outdoor space. Choose the right fan for your needs by answering a few simple questions.



Porcelain Slabs VS Natural Stone

Nov 14, 2012 by Caesarstone USA

Counter tops are the focal point of any kitchen. Everyone notices a nice or horrible counter top. A beautiful counter top can make cheap cabinets look better and expensive cabinets look sensational. Granite and marble have been constants in counter top options. Natural stone brings uniqueness because no two pieces are alike. While this may be something that draws consumers in, they are also looking for new low maintenance options. There are man-made slab options in the marketplace, but some come require some maintenance to keep them looking in pristine condition.



The Pantone Colours of Spring 2013

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

What will spring 2013 look like in terms of colour? While the colours are fresh and bright, they are not quite as bold as what we saw last year. The neutral tones are more subtle and almost fade into the background and there is a strong green influence for 2013. Greens are predicted to span all spectrums as we see undertones of blue, grey, and yellow in the top shades.



Compose your Bathroom

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

The composer collection allows you the freedom to design your bathroom in a whole new way, both aesthetically and functionally. Yes, in a sense, all bathrooms are composedwhen you select your basin and faucet options, and possibly a vanity.



The Colours of Fall 2012

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Welcome to fall, which officially begins today! The colours are not yet as vibrant as those shown at Fallingwater, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 and built between 1936-38, but colours are definitely starting to shift.



Are Adjustable Height Faucets the Next Big Thing?

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

What about height adjustable faucets? Do they exist? Are they of any particular value?



Celebrating the Grape

Oct 23, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

It’s that time of year…the Niagara Wine Festival is on. Running through September 30, the region is focusing on the wineries and vineyards, tastings and events, all with a local flair. The odds are good that you will come home with a bottle or several based on new discoveries. For those who are passionate about their wine, stowing it on a shelf somewhere is not appropriate. And kitchen trends over the past couple years have seen a sharp decline in wine fridges. So where should your new vintages be stored prior to consumption? The wine cellar, naturally.