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  • TWELVE PRODUCT OPTIONS FOR WOOD-LOOK AND HARDWOOD FLOORING PROJECTS

    Wood and wood-look materials are an incredibly popular design category for flooring products, as shown through research from Home Innovation Research Labs and the National Wood Flooring Association. However, it’s also incredibly broad, with a diversity of choices to make and trends to follow. Does your project call for solid hardwood, or should you choose another

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  • Angie’s List 2019 Home Design Trends

    CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -Many of us welcome a new year by making big changes. Making changes in your home can be an exciting investment, and new trends hit the market each year. Some of the biggest home design trends for 2019 are not just about new layouts, but also about the quality of what is

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  • 10 New Products to Spice Up the Kitchen

    For centuries, kitchens have had a functional purpose but today’s consumers expect more. To ensure that modern homeowners can cook, entertain, and clean with ease, manufacturers have developed new kitchen products that offer updated technologies and on-trend design selections. Read on for a few examples of the latest innovations. Bocchi Italian kitchen designer Bocchi’s product

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  • How to Properly Light Your Kitchen Counters

    1. Light the Counters One of the most common mistakes in kitchen lighting is to add overhead lights over floors rather than above workspaces like countertops, sinks and ranges. Recessed downlights, the workhorse of most kitchens, are too often placed in front of or behind countertops. This can create harsh shadows right where you might

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  • Engineered Materials, Farmhouse Style Increase in Popularity for Kitchen Renovations

    Engineered materials, for both countertops and floors, have increased in popularity among those renovating their kitchen, according to the 2019 Houzz Kitchen Trends Study. Quartz countertops have increased market share by seven percentage points since 2017 and are now a more popular countertop option than natural stone. The popularity of quartz has come most directly at

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  • Three Quartz Surfaces that Mimic Concrete

    These solid quartz surfaces all represent a modern take on the exposed concrete finishes commonly found in industrial architecture. Caesarstone’s Excava features a blend of light gray tones and warm, auburn hues, recalling the traces of rust and patina on aged concrete. Meanwhile, Dekton’s Laos and Silestone’s Silver Lake evoke the look and texture of

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