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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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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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Holiday Decorating

Nov 27, 2007 by Room4Refinement

Every year in November, I marvel at the Christmas trees and fireplace mantels in the decorating magazines. They always seem to pick a theme, such as all silver or gold with one colour or all green and red, or just neutral white snowflakes. Yes, it looks divine, but sometimes it can look a bit too “made up”. Christmas decor needs to be authentic, natural and from the heart and it needs to make you feel warm and cozy, inside and out. Decorating is also about traditions, …

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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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Choosing a New Kitchen Sink

Aug 13, 2010 by Lowe's

The sink might not be the first thing that comes to mind when it’s time for a kitchen renovation, but it’s a vital part of any upgrade. When you’re sorting through the myriad of options available in cabinetry and appliances, the sink might seem like an afterthought. But if you’re going to the effort and expense to remodel, don’t overlook the one thing in the kitchen you’ll probably use the most.

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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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Energy Efficiency and Electric Fans: How to Save and Conserve without the Extra Cost!

Jan 25, 2008 by Air and Water

Many people spend hundreds of dollars each winter on heating costs, but there are several ways to help that are not widely known. For example, your ceiling fan can help in ways you might not be aware of. Reversible fans push air upward toward the ceiling, if the room is being heated the heat pushed upward will be warm and as it hits the ceiling, it will bounce off the ceiling and back down to you in the center of the room. Instead of being trapped at the top of your …

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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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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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Is Any Tool More Versatile Than a Router?

Jul 19, 2010 by Lowe's

We don’t think so. But we do think that the more you know about your router, the more you’ll enjoy using it in your own shop.

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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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Why do you need a crystal chandelier?

Jan 02, 2013

One of the factors that separate a good design from a bad one is the quality of lighting. This is true especially of interiors. A beautifully designed and executed space can feel dingy and uninteresting, if the lighting design fails.

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Seasonal Table Decorating Ideas for Thanksgiving and Christmas

Oct 30, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

Using 2013 colour palettes for inspiration, here are some fun tabletop ideas that are accessible to all.

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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.

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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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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.

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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?

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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.

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