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Kitchen Magic Custom Refacing & Cabinetry

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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Top 3 storage solutions customers are getting in their new kitchens

Top 3 storage solutions customers are getting in their new kitchens.

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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.

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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.

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Buying Guide for Circular Saws

Jul 19, 2010 by Lowe's

Circular saws are one of the most common power tools in use today. With the appropriate blade, circular saws are capable of cutting wood, steel, masonry, and ceramic tile. Circular saw sizes are usually classified to by the diameter of their blades. Sizes range from 3" to 16", but 5 3/8" to 7 1/4" are the most common. There are also many options available on circular saws. Choose your saw based on your specific needs.

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Indoor Fountains and Health

Dec 03, 2007 by Soothing Walls

Indoor fountains have become very popular these days. These days not only do we come across water fountains at offices, hotels, restaurants and convention centers, but we find them at prized corners in individual residents as well. Often they become the central attraction of any room, adding to the ambiance and decor. But water fountains are not limited just as elegant beauty items, bringing the nature from the outside to the inside. There is a deeper relationship between …

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The grandeur of Maria Theresa chandeliers

Mar 26, 2013 by GoldenageUSA.com

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.

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Choose a Water Filter

Jun 30, 2010 by Lowe's

Homeowners are beginning to carefully consider the quality of their drinking water. A variety of home water filters are available to meet your individual requirements. They are easy to install and maintain, and may be just what you need to ease your mind about the quality of your family’s water.

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Some Things To Make Your Home Easier To Maintain

Feb 12, 2010 by Citadel Renovations

There are many, many products, services and gadgets that can make the running and maintaining of your home easier. However, many of these are expensive, complicated, and may not live up to the billing. The best “stuff” is usually comparatively inexpensive and easy to install when your home is being built or renovated.

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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.

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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.

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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!

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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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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.

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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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Skylights: What do I want to look through and why?

Nov 14, 2012 by Buy Skylights

ACRYLIC or LEXAN or GLASS The answer is, they are all good stuff depending on what look you want to achieve, how much you want to spend and if you have any local codes which may mandate what you use.

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Types of Crystals used in Chandeliers

Nov 12, 2012 by GoldenageUSA.com

With a touch of crystal and a shimmer of light, crystal chandeliers have been around for a long time as symbols of opulence and luxury. Chandeliers have a lot of history behind them that can be all the way traced back to 16th century.

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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.

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