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Our Most Popular Colors for Wood Coatings


Posted on Friday Oct 26, 2018 at 02:02PM in General

Curious about the hottest paint colors for cabinets these days? We asked our wood coatings tinters for their most-requested colors and, no surprise, they’re all neutrals! You may recognize some of these favorites or find new inspiration.

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Is Your Sander’s Backup Pad Clean? It Makes a Difference!


Posted on Friday Sep 07, 2018 at 09:28AM in General

A defective or worn-out part on your sander can compromise your sanding results. You know to replace your sandpaper, but it’s also essential to replace the backup pad regularly. Backup pads adhere to sandpaper and hold the sanding disk and, as a result, wear out after multiple uses.

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Warm Up Your Kitchen with Butcher Block


Posted on Wednesday Aug 08, 2018 at 04:19PM in General

Whether it’s paired with another material or installed on its own, butcher block adds a warm and inviting element to any kitchen.

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Creative Alternatives Your Cabinet Clients Will Love


Posted on Tuesday Jul 31, 2018 at 10:45AM in General

You may have clients who ask for wooden cabinetry for their kitchens but would like them to have a bit more flair than traditional cabinets. Cabinet door inserts are a good way to give your clients a kitchen that is uniquely theirs -- and differentiate your work from others.

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6 Ways to Make Your Home ADA-Friendly


Posted on Monday May 21, 2018 at 02:49PM in Tips

Most homes are typically not ADA-compliant to begin with, so custom features usually need to be added. We’re listing the most common additions that provide convenience for every homeowner.

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Outdoor Kitchen Design Checklist


Posted on Monday Mar 26, 2018 at 04:33PM in General

Have you always dreamed of having an outdoor kitchen? With the warmer months approaching, it’s the perfect time to begin designing.

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Tresco Lighting Offers Free Lighting Design Service for Professionals


Posted on Thursday Feb 08, 2018 at 12:09PM in Product Information

More homeowners are requesting LED lighting installation inside and underneath their cabinets and in other areas in their kitchens, and cabinet builders want to be able to respond to that growing demand.

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Tips for Successful Finishing in Colder Weather


Posted on Tuesday Jan 30, 2018 at 10:53AM in Tips

The colder weather is not your best friend when you’re working with finishes. The ideal temperature range for finishing is 65-75 degrees, and anything above or below that range can make your job a bit more difficult. Winter temperatures can thicken finishes and result in longer drying times. Following are some precautions you can take to avoid the hindrance that comes with cold temperatures.

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7 Features Homeowners Want Most in Their Kitchens


Posted on Thursday Jan 25, 2018 at 11:34AM in General

Homeowners have so many options available when they’re designing their kitchens, but some are more of a priority than others. We’ve narrowed down the top features homeowners are asking for the most when either remodeling or searching for a new home.

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Things You May Not Think About When Designing Your Kitchen...But Should


Posted on Monday Jan 08, 2018 at 08:56AM in General

The number of details you have to consider when designing a kitchen can seem almost endless. Here are some things to keep in mind next time you’re remodeling…

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5 Ways to Hide Small Kitchen Appliances


Posted on Tuesday Dec 19, 2017 at 10:12AM in Tips

You may have more appliances than you’d care to admit, and unless they’re enticing enough to show off, you probably prefer to keep them out of sight when they’re not in use. You can eliminate the unnecessary clutter appliances create with convenience add-ons that can be integrated into your existing cabinetry.

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How to Choose the Right Kitchen Ventilation System


Posted on Friday Nov 17, 2017 at 04:58PM in Tips

Thinking about adding ventilation or updating your current blower and range hood in your kitchen? Wondering what kind of hood to choose? Here are some things to think about...

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How to Choose Cabinet Hardware


Posted on Tuesday Oct 10, 2017 at 04:48PM in Tips

Deciding on the perfect cabinet hardware - something you can live with and love for years to come - takes a little planning. Read this before you begin.

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Kitchen Space


Posted on Monday Sep 25, 2017 at 01:57PM in Tips

No matter what size your kitchen is, you probably wouldn’t mind having more storage space. Thankfully, there are loads of options for using the space you have in creative ways.

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Installing a Barn Door? Here’s What to Consider.


Posted on Wednesday Sep 20, 2017 at 02:42PM in Installation Guides

Homeowners all over are embracing the classic farmhouse-style interior. If you’re designing your home with a farmhouse theme in mind, it won’t be complete without a sliding barn door. And you don’t have to go full-on farmhouse to enjoy an accent door. Barn doors work well in industrial or contemporary homes and come in a variety of materials.

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