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Houzzers Say: Dream Kitchen Must-Haves
"Easy access to the 'things' in the back and a more efficient use of space. Pot... wheelchair access, 36" doors, multiple heights for the counters, microwave drawer, levers... considered accessible) and a 3'w multi-receptacle wiremold on either side of the sink... to be accessible and from top not just front. Ideas? it's just amazing and awesome... under sink access with more light flooding back of cabinet. Installing vinyl floor scraps..."
10 Best Ways to Get Organized for a Big Move
"you have access to your new home a day or so before the move)... 1. Remove the drawers... quickly accessible. ONE MORE TIP: Take a photo of every single lamp in the house.... hope to access it way less often than even things like seasonal decorations.) You... towels, hand soap and hand towel, disposable cups and cutlery & paper plates to use... wire by hand). The moving binder idea is brilliant! And I also love the "stash of..."
Learn the Lingo of Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles
Understand door types, materials and cabinet face construction to make the right choice when you shop
"gives more access to the cabinet interior). Also, modern hardware allows even inset doors... provides more accessible space. To illustrate, the Lowe's nearest me has a display showing... "full access" cabinets (all the same construction spec) have full overlay doors and... difference for access to the cabinets if they have a face frame! However full overlay doors... possible access if you purchase cabinets without a face frame, as the pictured cabinet..."
12 Deadly Decorating Sins
"should be accessible to anyone. Agreed. I do think that "built in" to a lot of people... dust free). I really like the library in the dining room idea - Smart!! I might... midmodfan - free-standing appliances are eyesores. Most modern appliances aren't made... can be free standing are quirky or retro. If you want to design and produce something... isn't even free-standing - the appliances are in a niche so that the sides cannot be seen..."
12 Design Tips to Make a Small Bathroom Better
"shower accessible. Sink Sink I wouldn't put towels under the sink. You get dirty... better access. Bath screens can be another option - a single panel that swings out... of and access to the other side. That way you'll know when they leak (not knowing... will be, access doors. I have a carpenter friend who is willing to make them almost... bathroom I hand painted in a Hawaiian theme. Lovely examples and great tips. I would not..."
The Lowdown on High-Efficiency LED Lighting
Learn about LED tapes, ropes, pucks and more to create a flexible and energy-efficient lighting design that looks great
"remote and accessible. Your electrician can help figure out the best location for these... I will access the lights if they need servicing by lifting the mirror off the french... your "access panel" for maintainence. include a drain & top vent to allow for co... you have access to power. If you are 'splicing' together shorter segments to either... providing hands-free/as needed illumination, but not drawing attention to itself. Imagine..."
Standouts From the 2014 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show
"bottom left hand side facing the rear of the fridge behind the access panel. The second... ovens more accessible with double doors or cabinets that pull down is a nod to an aging... remodel for accessibility a lot longer than the rest of us! Agree on needing improved... ledge-free, lip-free Corian installation. Our Corian sink is seamlessly integrated... replaced free of charge. Of course, no such luck. Luckily, our warped floors have..."
Key Measurements to Help You Design Your Kitchen
Get the ideal kitchen setup by understanding spatial relationships, building dimensions and work zones
"can't accessed except through a narrow door (upper two door cabinet, where L door... How do I access yesterday's article on white kitchens? I notice a lot of American cooking... much more access. No longer losing a items to be upper back rear corners - never to... surface is accessible. I don't have a lot of bench space and over the years I have learned... readily accessible but are kept out of sight and off my main bench. It will also free..."
Parents' Places: Ideas for Integrating an In-Law Suite
"handicapped accessible. I spent the summer with several members of my family over 80 years... space, but access to our part of the house on main floor. It has been a very smooth gradual... handicap accessible baths, kitchen (for them), wider doors, walk in tile shower, and... allows for access to our quarters without having to go outside. Something not often thought... ease of access they should be chair rail height, not down at the floor. Great timing..."
You Showed Us: 20 Nutty Home Fixes
We made the call for your Band-Aid solutions around the house, and you delivered. Here's how you are making what's broken work again
"fridge access. I was at Uni in Liverpool, UK, and of course, like everywhere, food... longer accessible by the stairs we had to climb up a fire escape to get up there.... etc., by hand. For women who work, which is a lot, hand washing eats away free time;... replaced "free" (the labor cost more than a new microwave) with the same model which... in cost free ways. Years ago, before anyone had cable boxes, they had an old tv that..."
Get the Scoop on High-Design Litter Boxes
Unavoidable doesn't have to mean unpleasant; cats and guardians alike will purr over these terrific design solutions for the litter box
"cat can access through a kitty door located in our powder room. (I wanted to buy something... electrical access to where we currently keep the box so we opted for the Omega Roll and... cabinet that accessed the interior of her garage... where she keeps the litter box. I... scoop free automatic litter box. It's literally completely hands off. No emptying... scoop free litter box is great. Ours was taken out by a lightning storm. So use..."
Summer Living: How to Welcome Weekend Guests
"readily accessible for every visit). I have a small welcome gift - flowers, candy... gluten free, lactose free, vegan, doesn't want spicy, won't eat pork, can't eat fish... have on hand the first moring for breakfast. An apple cake, banana nut muffins. Something... way it frees up my time as a hostess and hours that might be spent in the kitchen... always on hand as well, to fill any void or to quench a thirst. For entertainment,..."
Pet-Proofing Your Home: A Room-by-Room Guide
Not all pet dangers are obvious. Keep furry friends safe and sound by handling all of these potential hazards
"to have access to the whole area. Hubby refuses to take down the tree as it is very... can get access! No matter how careful I have been to doggie proof my home, over the... inside with access to a pen outside via a doggie door when I am not home. If I had left... me for free, telling me that Duraflames are wax. So, I was able to call the Emergency... baster on hand. Pop the squeeze end off the turkey baster and fill it with 1 TEASPOON..."
7 Steps to Pantry Perfection
"easy to access. I don't believe that the glass jars with "the pretty labels" have removable... is so accessible, I never move it. I bought it at Home Depot. Spice drawer with IKEA... easily accessible area. I have a chart that I refer to when I need something that... cabinet is accessible from mud room behind - for bulky bird seed... best room in the house... out to access another layer of full-width shelves for storage of cans, bottles, jars..."
How to Set Up a Kitchen Work Triangle
Efficiently designing the path connecting your sink, range and refrigerator can save time and energy in the kitchen
"should be accessible even when someone is at the range. Therefore it should be somewhere... should be accessible to get an item which was forgotten before sitting down. I do like... electrical access and lighting, etc etc. . . . There are a lot of wonderful ideas shared... nor an accessible sink. It's all about show, thus the tail wags the dog, and not... counters and access to Service (after Hot Prep and before Scullery) is crucial. I may have..."