Kitchen Articles & Tips

The national average for costs recouped from a minor kitchen remodel is almost 78 percent, according to Remodeling magazine’s 2020 Cost vs. Value Report. You’ve been thinking about remodeling your kitchen but worry that you won’t be able to... Read more .

It’s always good to have someone handy around the house. Tightening a loose washer in the sink, replacing a broken lock or installing a light fixture on your own saves both time and money. But many home-repair tasks require a trained... Read more .

Is it OK to eat food past the expiration date? Discover what expiration dates mean, the meanings of sell by date vs. expiration date and how to read expiration dates on food. You may be unnecessarily tossing perfectly good food — and you’re not... Read more .

Should you reface or replace your cabinet doors? What type of kitchen floors should you install? Watch our video for the top kitchen remodeling and design questions to prepare you for your next kitchen renovation. Learn more about kitchen design... Read more .

Discover the most common dishwasher mistakes to determine if you’re cleaning your dishes correctly. Take our quiz about dishwasher rinse aids, type of detergent and pre-washing dishes to see if you’ve got some bad behavior to correct! If your... Read more .

Are you aware of all the germs that could be hiding in your kitchen? Our interactive photo highlights the most common bacteria, where they’re hiding and how to kill them. Your kitchen might look clean…but is it really? Beneath the veneer of... Read more .

Discover the biggest cooking mistakes made in the kitchen and receive simple cooking tips and solutions. Take our quiz about self-cleaning ovens, cooking thermometers and more! When it comes to cooking, mistakes are inevitable and part of the... Read more .

Do you know which dishwasher cycle is best for cleaning your pots and pans or your fancy china? View our dishwasher infographic for the top tips on selecting the right dishwasher cycle. If you’ve ever stared at your dishwasher and wondered what... Read more .

How knowledgeable are you when it comes to baking? Take our quiz that includes questions about baking cakes and oven tricks, and find out where you rank with top bakers. Do you consider yourself a master baker…or a faker? Are you convinced that a... Read more .

Do you need help deciding where to start with your kitchen remodel? View our interactive photo to help you cover kitchen remodel ideas, including cabinets, countertops, flooring, and sinks. Is it time to finally replace your worn-out cabinets? Is... Read more .