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Real Life Installations with Hidden Countertop Support Brackets

Real Life Installations with Hidden Countertop Support Brackets

We're always thrilled when our customers share their Original Granite Bracket installations. They include them in product reviews, send them in email, and share them on social media. We then share them on our social media channels, but it just occurred to us that we haven't done a blog round-up of customer installations. So, without further ado, here we go! A New Family Kitchen Award-winning designer Ebony J. Stephenson, CAPS, is owner of Designs by Ebony in Newport News, VA where she specializes in residential remodeling. Ebony used our Hidden Island Brackets in this fabulous kitchen design project so her "clients don’t hit their...

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Bathroom Remodels and ROI

Bathroom Remodels and ROI

While no price tag can be placed on the enjoyment homeowners will get out of their high-end home improvement projects, when it comes to re-sale, less is more.  According to Zillow, data shows spending a ton on a renovation doesn’t necessarily increase your home’s resale value more than spending a lot less money. Zillow's data also shows bathrooms are where you'll get the most bang for your buck when it comes to resale value.  But it's the mid-range remodels that will return $1.71 per dollar invested versus only $.87 recovered on upscale bathroom remodels. Turning a low-end bathroom into a functional...

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Small Kitchen Design Tips and Tricks

Small Kitchen Design Tips and Tricks

Size isn't everything when it comes to the most important room in the house. A large luxurious kitchen is the dream kitchen for many of us, but the truth is most of us don't have that kind of space to work with. When it comes to interior design, it's more about what you do with the space you have rather than how much of it you have. Read on for some clever small kitchen ideas that prove you can do more with less and still have on-trend style.  Purchase a Rolling Cart A kitchen island on wheels is perfect for small kitchens...

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The Hottest Kitchen Design Trends this Year

The Hottest Kitchen Design Trends this Year

Whether you’re starting a new kitchen from scratch or just doing a few minor updates for a refresh, here's a look the hottest kitchen design trends you need to know about.  Colorful Cabinetry While white is a classic and will always stand the test of time, there's no doubt about it: the trend toward colored kitchen cabinetry is hot, hot, hot. Green is especially popular, thanks to the popularity of biophilic design principles (a design concept intended to increase occupant connectivity to the natural environment through the use of natural materials, colors, plants, living walls, and the like). We'll be seeing all shades of...

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