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Diane’s Thoughts

Custom Kitchen Features Will Change Your Life

Custom Kitchen Features Can (Will) Make a Big Difference! Bespoke and artisanal are fancy buzz-words for "custom," probably because the latter word has been overused to the point where custom-made anything is no longer special, in the same way that "full service"...

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Kitchen Islands May Not Be Appropriate For Every Home

Kitchen Islands Are Great, But There Are Other Alternatives, Too Kitchen islands are the most frequently-requested features, according to statistics. The available space determines whether or not an island is appropriate. But there's more than just space. Islands do...

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Remodeling Reality Shows Can Be Misleading!

Have Remodeling Reality Shows Got You Frustrated Or Angry?   Misinformation Is Rampant! Remodeling reality shows are still popular, despite the bad press they've received.  I don't know about how you feel, but it frustrates the heck out of me, because these programs...

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D-I-Y Kitchen Remodeling Success IS Possible!

D-I-Y Kitchen Remodeling Success: Know What You Can Do and Cannot Do                                                            D-I-Y Kitchen Remodeling required skill and patience. D-I-Y kitchen remodeling was the last thing that Naomi wanted, but Michael was...

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Home Improvement Goal: Get (Most of) What You Want

Defining Your Home Improvement Goal Is Like Walking A Tightrope   Get most of what you want of your home improvement  goal. Not everything  you want? That's right. I'm being totally honest with you. Unless you have a bank account that equals (or surpasses) Bill Gates...

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Successful Ranch Remodeling: Six-Step Process

In ta previous, we explored reasons why this was a 1970s successful ranch remodeling project. Now, I'd like to share the six steps required for me to help the Homeowners achieve the best results. 1970s Successful Ranch Remodeling Beginning to Completion Step One: Ask...

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Does A Designer Make A Positive Difference?

Does a Professional Designer Make a Positive Difference? Yes -- When You Hire The Right Designer The right designer knows where to find the right products that reflect your personal taste, that are compatible with your home. The designer can help you fit each product...

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