Kitchen Articles & Tips

Are you more of a chef, baker or entertainer — or not much of any of those? Take this quiz and see what it says about the type of cabinets, countertops and other kitchen design elements that are best for you. Visualize your dream kitchen. Does it... Read more .

How to prevent — and deal with — water damage to your washer, dryer, fridge, HVAC and other appliances. Hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods — storm season is the time of year when Mother Nature can unleash her fury. As you batten down... Read more .

Can you really cook a salmon in the dishwasher? Can a dishwasher clean a baseball hat? Find out what popular dishwasher life hacks actually work. There’s a ton of crazy things you can do in your dishwasher besides just washing dishes — from... Read more .

Discover the difference between the most popular cabinet styles. When you walk into a kitchen or bathroom, cabinets tend to steal the spotlight. Yet with all the styles available today, it can be tricky to decipher the differences between the... Read more .

If you’re remodeling your kitchen, focus on efficiency and ease of use. A kitchen remodel gives you the opportunity to start from square one and make your kitchen more efficient and user-friendly than it’s ever been. How? By thinking about the... Read more .

Hardwood floors are beautiful, warm and timeless, but they can also be expensive and require a good amount of maintenance (think scratches from pets, kid traffic and water damage). If you don’t want to splurge on real hardwood floors or you just... Read more .

When it comes to washers, dryers, fridges, ovens, dishwashers and stoves, it’s all about smart and sleek. What are the other big trends? What’s new in the kitchen and laundry room this year? Appliances are smarter and sleeker than ever... Read more .

Can’t decide between a modern or traditional kitchen? Not only is it OK to mix styles, it’s actually a major trend right now. When it comes to designing a new kitchen, don’t feel like you have to limit yourself to just one style. Whether you... Read more .

Cleaning granite countertops may seem like a lost cause. Don’t worry: A granite stain isn’t necessarily permanent. Wine glasses can leave pesky ring stains on your nice countertops — especially if you’ve been drinking red wine. Scrubbing the... Read more .

Clean lines, cool hardware and bright colors top the trend charts this year. Whether you’re remodeling or just giving the heart of your home a much-needed face-lift, 2017 kitchen trends are all about sleek, clean, simple and industrial, says Joe... Read more .