Kitchens

Advantages and Disadvantages of Countertop Materials

Selecting countertops for your home is as much about aesthetics as it is about finding the right fit for your lifestyle. Some make the decision solely based on the design of their home, their budget, and hearsay about the advantages and disadvantages of the various countertop materials available. We find that the best way to ensure years of services and satisfaction from your countertops is to know all of the facts, both good and bad, pertaining to each material. Here is a list of the most popular countertop materials and their facts.

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Understanding Kitchen Layouts

At Pure Kitchens we like our clients to be as informed about the renovation process as possible. We love to educate and work alongside clients so that together we can create a cohesive, functional, and beautiful home.When renovating a kitchen some homeowners don’t give too much though to the kitchen layout. The most popular request is to remove walls to enlarge the kitchen area, to add an island, or to simple rip out the old kitchen and replace with a new one without touching the current layout. However, every layout has a purpose and is more functional in particular homes and families. One layout does not fit all. Every home, in fact every family, requires a different layout to reach maximum functionality and efficiency. Understanding kitchen layouts can help you determine what will truly make your kitchen functional for you.

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8 Mistakes to Avoid When Renovating Your Kitchen

Renovating a kitchen can be a daunting task. It is the heart of your home; the room with the most day-to-day activity, where everyone gathers for daily dinners, for comfort food and a hug when they’re down, and for those loud and festive family meals. It is a huge responsibility to undertake a kitchen renovation, and if not done correctly, will always be an “in-your-face” mistake.

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