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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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Office Chairs with Style

Apr 16, 2012 by MeCC Interiors

If you’re looking to treat yourself to a new office experience in 2011, perhaps it’s time to consider a new chair. I know of many people who sit on their balance balls in hopes of improving their posture while concurrently getting a mini ab workout. I even met with a colleague last week who had a little stand — on wheels — and back support for her ball. And though it had a certain appealing quality, it certainly isn’t for everyone. Perhaps one of these fun alternatives is more to your liking.

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Pump and Tank Buying Guide

Aug 13, 2010 by Lowe's

Pumps and pressure tanks aren’t usually the topic of everyday discussion, unless you happen to be a plumber. Most people don’t really even give them a second thought and that can make selecting one a little confusing. With all the different types and sizes available it can seem as though you need a degree in hydro engineering to make the right choice. Don’t be intimidated by all the choices and plumbing lingo, use our guide to help you make an informed decision.

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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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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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Guide to Buying a Chainsaw

Aug 16, 2010 by Lowe's

A chainsaw is one of those tools that can be described thusly: When you need one, nothing else will really do. We’ll help you find the right one for your needs.

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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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Caring for your Outdoor Fabrics

Dec 09, 2011 by MeCC Interiors

Perhaps more so in Canada than other areas of the world, we cherish the summer months and the opportunity to spend some quality time outdoors, even if we’re just lounging around home. Our outdoor rooms may not be as elaborate as what you’d find in more temperate areas, but we definitely move seasonal furnishings outdoors and into the fresh air.

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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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Buying Guide for Table Saws

Jul 19, 2010 by Lowe's

As your woodworking skills increase, you may discover that you want to tackle more complex projects. And, since table saws yield much more accurate cuts than hand held saws, consider adding one to your tool arsenal. Choosing the right table saw, however, depends on your particular needs.

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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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Masonry Buying Guide

Aug 19, 2010 by Lowe's

The first step to a good masonry project is choosing the right product. But, with such a wide selection how do you decide? Use our guide to put your project on a firm foundation.

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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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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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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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