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Modern Kitchens
Written by Elizabeth Wood
Editor In Chief, United Home Improvement


The kitchen is no longer a room simply designated for preparing food and eating, but rather a commonly occupied room used for gathering, dinning, office work, and much more. Is your kitchen designed to accommodate to all of the daily traffic it receives? Updating your kitchen could be the greatest thing in the world if you consider just how much time is spent in it. You may not need a complete remodel, but maybe just a few changes here and there. In addition, if you decide to remodel, you will most likely get most of your money back when you decide to re-sell.

The first step to creating the modern kitchen is to take some time out to gather your ideas. It often helps to sort through magazines, neighbor's homes, show rooms and stores. Try to think of every reason your kitchen is currently being used for. Once you have a good list of uses, think of ways in which to enhance your living experience. Below is a list of kitchen design ideas to accommodate to the family.

Mini-office, Recycling bins, Media center, Fine silver display case, Extra shelving, Mudroom, Houseplants, Additional appliances, Fire extinguisher, Counter Surface and a Landing Space...more

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Appliances For Your Kitchen Remodel
Let's face it, most of our appliances stand side by side in our kitchen. Thousands of dollars are spent on kitchen appliances alone. A stove, an oven, a refrigerator, and a freezer are all appliances that accompany a standard kitchen. Many also include a dishwasher, garbage

disposal, a range vent hood and trash compactor. When deciding upon the kitchen appliances that are right for you, there are several important factors to consider. You will want to take your time selecting...more

Kitchen Flooring Options
Kitchen floors, just like kitchen countertops, should be durable, stain resistant, and pleasing to the eye. When selecting a flooring option, keep in mind that flooring can accent the counters, cabinets, and appliances surrounding it. With this noted, the material you choose should

accommodate not only to the amount of wear and tear you suspect your floors with receive, but also to the overall appearance you are looking for. The most durable kitchen floor materials include vinyl...more

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