Storage Tips to Keep Your Clothes in Good Condition

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The way you store your clothes matters, especially if you’re putting them away for an entire season. Stored incorrectly or in the wrong place, your clothes could come back out with bad smells, stains, creases, or holes. To help keep your clothes in good condition all year round, here are some tips on how to store them properly. Make sure they’re clean and dry first Always wash your clothes before putting them away in the closet, even if they don’t look dirty. Over time, any residual dirt or sweat on your clothing will set in and can create stains and bad odors. Dirt or food debris may also attract pests to your clothing. Wash and then properly dry each item of clothing before hanging it in your closet. Putting away…
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Kitchen Design Trends for 2020

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Are you planning a kitchen remodel in 2020? There are lots of design aspects to consider when remodeling your kitchen, and it can be hard making your mind up on them all. To help guide your design plans and give you some new ideas, here are some of the up and coming kitchen design trends for 2020. Ditch the cabinetry hardware Those looking for a sleeker and perhaps more minimalist design will like this one. People are ditching bulky and obtrusive hardware for recessed handles or push-open cabinet doors. These are still easy to operate and create a smooth, streamline look across your whole kitchen. Bigger and better islands Islands are great focal points for kitchens, both stylish and functional. They’re continuing to grow in popularity as people are opting…
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Designing A Minimalist Kitchen

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Trends come and go in home design. One current trend that embodies contemporary design is minimalism. This is characterized by simplicity, a lack of clutter, and clean lines. If you think minimalism is the way to go for your kitchen remodel, then read on for some ideas on how to create a minimalist kitchen. Plain colors For the most part, solid colors are used in the design of minimalist kitchens over patterned stone and other materials. There may be a single exception in the room, used as the key focal point that grabs the eye. A kitchen island with patterned granite may be used, for example. Other than this, solid colors like black, white, and gray are common. Clean, sharp lines The lines of each element in a minimalist kitchen…
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Dark Woods vs. Light Woods for Your Kitchen Cabinets

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If you have your heart set on wood kitchen cabinets, then you are certainly not limited when it comes to color and style. There are lots of different types of wood to choose from, from dark woods to light woods. And even then, you can stain your cabinets with a wide range of different colors to create different finishes and to bring out the natural grain of the wood. Light wood cabinets Light woods are more commonly used materials when making features like kitchen cabinets. This is because they can easily be stained to produce any color on the spectrum of light to dark wood. On the other hand, it would be difficult to lighten a dark wood, unless you’re painting over it completely. Light wood finishes are popular in…
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Installing a Bathroom Cabinet Behind Your Mirror

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Bathroom cabinets in vanities provide great storage space for your toiletries, towels, and more. But what if you this doesn’t provide you with enough storage space? Or what if your bathroom is not large enough for a vanity? There are still space-effective storage solutions you can choose, such as a bathroom cabinet or medicine cabinet behind your bathroom mirror. What to store in a medicine cabinet Despite the name, a medicine cabinet isn’t just for medicine. It’s a good place to store items that you need easy access to on a daily or regular basis. So, you might store painkillers and other medications in there, especially if there are tablets you need to remember to take each morning or night. It can also be a good place for basic first…
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Keeping Your Cabinets Clean and in Good Condition

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When you spend money on good-quality, custom kitchen cabinets or bathroom cabinets, you want to make sure they stay in good condition. So, it’s important that you know how to take care of your custom cabinets properly so that they don’t become lined with dirt or mold. Here are our best tips for keeping your custom cabinets in good condition. Wipe down cabinet fronts This is something you can do easily and on a regular basis – a quick wipe down of your cabinet doors and hardware. Simply soaking a dishcloth in warm, soapy water or perhaps using a gentle cleaning solution will help you get rid of all the dust, grime, and any spills from the front of your cabinets. Thoroughly clean inside cabinets Cleaning the insides of your…
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The Best Organization Tips for Your Custom Closet

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Closets big and small often end up as dumping grounds. You throw things in there when they don’t have another place, then you can’t find anything in the heaps of belongings when you need something from there. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Whether you’ve got a small closet space or a spacious walk-in closet, there are lots of storage solutions to help you organize the space efficiently. There are lots of different ways to store the things that can help you maximize space, such as, ShelvesDrawersRailsHooksBoxes Using a combination of these storage methods is usually the best way to make the most of your space. The shape, size, and style of your closet will determine the best methods for storing your things. And you’ll also need to…
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Designing Your Custom Bathroom Cabinets

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Bathroom cabinets are often overlooked, but they can easily turn a small room into somewhere with practical and stylish storage space. Custom bathroom cabinets, whether they’re within a vanity or independent from it, can be used to store towels, toiletries, medication, makeup, hair products, and more. In this blog, we’ve got some tips to help you design your custom bathroom cabinets with The Kitchen Center. Cabinet faces The main appearance of your bathroom cabinets will be made up of the front face of them. We use a variety of solid woods to design quality custom bathroom cabinets. They can be simple flat-faced cabinet doors or finished with grooves and inlays to create a more detailed style. This depends on your style preferences and whether you’re looking for a more modern…
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Should You Get A Walk-In Closet?

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Here at the Kitchen Center, we’re not just about designing custom kitchens to suit our customers’ needs. We also design, build, and install custom closet systems for bespoke storage that suits your home and lifestyle. One popular trend that some people dream of having in their home is the walk-in closet or wardrobe. If you’re deciding whether to get a walk-in closet for your home, read on for some of the pros and cons that will help you decide. What is a walk-in closet? If you’re not familiar with the concept, a walk-in closet is essentially a small room dedicated to storage and organization. It’s like a regular closet, except you can comfortably stand inside it and browse all the clothes and other items you have stored in there. You…
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Replacing vs. Refinishing Your Cabinets

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Are your kitchen cabinets looking a little old and worn? Or are you just ready for a new and updated style? Whatever your motivation for getting new cabinets, stop for a moment and consider your options. You could replace your kitchen or bathroom cabinets entirely, or you could simply have them refinished. Let’s look at the pros and cons of each of these options to help you decide which is right for you. Refinishing cabinets The main reasons why people choose to refinish or reface their kitchen cabinets over replacing them is because it is cheaper and involves less hassle. But it won’t be the best choice for everyone. If your cabinets are high quality and not too old or damaged, then a fresh stain or coat of paint could…
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