Tag Archives: maintenance

Beauty is Only Skin Deep

How many times have you heard that old adage? While I rarely use these exact words in day-to-day conversation, I often find myself explaining to clients that my goal in any kitchen or bath design project is to not only … Continue reading

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Nice Treatment for Honed Stone

A few months back, I did a few posts about “Maintaining the Dream” that focused on how to handle high-end materials such as stone and hardware in your home. Recently I was reading a back issue of “This Old House” … Continue reading

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All that Glitters Isn’t Gold

It is so easy to be fooled by things that look great, but really are junk. Manufacturers and advertisers along with sales people and social media have a way of hooking our interest to something that we think we have … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Dream Design: Hardwood

Now that there is sound forestry management in place, hardwood floors are not only a fine choice for their beauty but also for their sustainability. With proper care, hardwood floors can stay looking great for a long time before they … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Dream Design: Stainless Steel

In my last post, I talked about the importance of reading the maintenance instructions in an owner’s manual. It is the one opportunity a manufacturer gets to advise you as to how to keep their product looking as good as … Continue reading

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Maintaining the Dream: A Designer’s Perspective

I have a wonderful job! I help people who want to build their dream kitchens and baths by doing the design and planning necessary to turn their dreams into reality. It is hugely satisfying to do something that brings such … Continue reading

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