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Kitchen

  • Armstrong. Origins cabinets are crafted with PureBond urea-formaldehyde-free hardwood plywood using the ESP-certified companys Genuine Allwood all-plywood construction. The Origins option is available with most styles, including Calibra, shown here in Bordeaux and honey. 800.228.1804. www.armstrong.com.

    Formaldehyde-Free Hardwood Plywood Cabinets From Armstrong

    Armstrong. Origins cabinets are crafted with PureBond urea-formaldehyde-free hardwood plywood using the ESP-certified companys Genuine Allwood all-plywood construction. The Origins option is available with most styles, including Calibra, shown here in Bordeaux and honey. 800.228.1804...

     
  • Bosch. The 800 Plus dishwasher uses as little as 1.5 gallons of water per cycle, 70% less than average dishwashers, and operates at an industry-leading 180 kWh per year, according to the company. The Energy Starrated unit includes a triple filtration system; an improved load sensor; a four-part leak protection system; and a flow-through water heater. Combining a noise-reducing brushless direct-current drain pump, improved insulation, and dosage assist to eliminate spray against the door, the unit achieves a sound rating of 40 dBA. 800.921.9622. www.boschappliances.com.

    Water-Saving Dishwasher From Bosch

    Bosch. The 800 Plus dishwasher uses as little as 1.5 gallons of water per cycle, 70% less than average dishwashers, and operates at an industry-leading 180 kWh per year, according to the company. The Energy Starrated unit includes a triple filtration system; an improved load sensor; a four-part...

     
  • On the Job

    Reworking an island

     
  • The Eight-Hour Kitchen Remodel

    Meticulous planning was the key to profitability on this multi-unit job.

     
  • Viru-Pure Water Filter

    Everpure claims that its Viru-Pure water filter is the first one in the world that can remove viruses, as well as bacteria, cysts, and chemical contaminants.

     
  • Touch-Sensitive Faucet

    Delta’s Pilar Waterfall faucet turns on or off with a touch anywhere on its handle or spout.

     
  • Removing a Structural Chimney

    Two summers ago I received a call from some homeowners who wanted to remodel their kitchen and, as part of the project, remove a brick chimney that ran up through the center of the house.

     
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    Custom Kit

    Fantech’s Kitchen Ventilation System contains all the components needed to build a custom range hood: a stainless steel hood liner, a remote inline fan, and an optional inline silencer.

     
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    Streamlining Kitchen Remodels

    We run a full-service remodeling company with a division solely dedicated to kitchen and bathroom remodels.

     
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    Practical Cabinetmaking

    Build great-looking kitchens with these simple, efficient methods.

     
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    Making Space for a Barrel Vault

    Modifying the existing trusses from below saved the cost of rebuilding the roof.

     
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    Designing and Building Traditional Cabinets

    To control the finished look of custom kitchens, keep cabinet construction in-house.

     
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    Replacing a Stone Foundation

    The trick was holding up the roof while leaving plenty of room to work.

     
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    Fitting Out a Custom Closet

    Adjustable rods and shelving simplify layout and construction.

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Commercial-style range for less; slate-look porcelain tiles; lightweight thinset mortar; PEX plumbing connections

     
  • In the News

    Roofing nails puncture gas lines in Texas; hot countertops rattle kitchen and bath industry; dustup over drywall

     
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    Outdoor Kitchens for the South Coast

    Outdoor kitchens are a popular amenity in the seaside homes of well-heeled clients. But when designing an outdoor kitchen in the hot and humid Gulf, builders must take care to use durable materials that can take a beating. Pat Curry looks at how to craft these appealing spaces while making sure...

     
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    Making Room for a Bigger Kitchen

    A deft reworking of existing space produces an expansive hub for cooking and entertainment.

     
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    Letters

    Framing tip; trigger-happy carpenters; defense of recessed lights; broken compact fluorescents; more

     
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    Kitchen & Bath

    Kids’ activity center; faucet for vessel sinks; in-line bathroom fan; more

     
 
 
 
 
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