Dale Frederick

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Choosing the Right Stone
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Nov 21, 2014

There comes a time in every kitchen’s lifetime when renewal is necessary. Maybe the floor is a bit dull, or maybe the cabinets seem dated. Some kitchens seem so dreary that it appears a complete renovation is the only course to liven them up, whereas others just need a nip and tuck.

Preparing the Kitchen
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Nov 22, 2014

Thanksgiving may have come and gone, but that means the holidays are really just getting started. The invitations have been sent, the stockings have been hung and the menus have been meticulously planned.

Holiday Guests
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Dec 02, 2014

The holiday season is in full-swing, which means many people are likely to have a plethora of guests passing through—from party guests to overnight stays with family members. This is the best time of year to proudly show off a beautiful home, and with a few simple steps, it’s simple to t…

Galley Kitchen Into a Dream Space
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Dec 04, 2014

Galley kitchens: the first thoughts that come to mind are frequently a lack of space and functionality, outdated, and generally unappealing. The kitchen is often the selling point in a home, and that’s difficult in a home with a galley kitchen, because it can make buyers turn and run in the op…

All Eyes on Marsala: Incorporating Pantone’s Color of the Year into Your Kitchen Design
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Feb 25, 2015

Every year Pantone Color Institute decides on what it feels will be the color of the year.

Working With a Kitchen Designer
Home And Family: Kitchen • Published: Aug 14, 2014

When beginning a kitchen remodeling project it can be extremely challenging to know where to begin. There are aesthetic considerations, such as the type and color of countertops and cabinets that will be used, but there are also technical considerations, like traffic patterns and layout, storage, an…

Planning a Kitchen Layout
Home And Family: Kitchen • Published: Sep 06, 2014

Whether it’s kitchen remodeling or a brand new design, planning a kitchen’s layout has the potential to become extremely complicated.Before planning what type of kitchen countertop will be installed, what flooring will be used, or the style of cabinets that will reside in a kitchen, plan…

Layered Lighting
Home And Family: Kitchen • Published: Jan 27, 2015

A homeowner has just completed the kitchen remodeling project of their dreams. Every detail is perfect, from the stone countertops to the gorgeous flooring. Everything is high-end and the details are impeccable.

Designer Tips and Tricks for Incorporating Metallic Into a Home’s Decor
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Oct 20, 2014

The use of metallics is one of the biggest trends in home design right now, but it’s not likely to be a fleeting trend, because of the pervasiveness of these shades of gold, silver, copper and bronze.

A Vanity Affair: How to Choose the Perfect Bathroom Vanity
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Oct 21, 2014

Whether a homeowner is doing a complete bathroom overhaul, or just wants a refresh, it’s important to make the right choices during the design process. Bathroom remodels can be expensive, so homeowners want to ensure they’re choosing items that are going to work well in their space for t…

Tips for Incorporating Jewel Tones into a Home’s Decor
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Nov 12, 2014

Jewel tones aren’t just at the forefront of everyone’s mind when it comes to fashion—they’re also making a big splash in home design. Jewel tones from emeralds to ruby and everything in between are being increasingly seen in home décor, and they’re no longer thou…

Inspiring Upscale Countertops
Home And Family: Kitchen • Published: Jan 27, 2015

While many homeowners still love the traditional, elegant look of granite in basic shades, there’s also a whole new wave of kitchen countertop design, where the focus isn’t just on having a high-end material, but also on utilizing bold colors, patterns and overall design.

Trend Alert: Agates Rise in Home Design
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Feb 09, 2015

Gemstones, geodes and natural elements are increasingly prevalent in home design right now. Whether its gem-inspired color palettes or patterns evoking beautiful rocks, its certainly everywhere. Agate in particular is making waves in the design world. While the use of agate in home dcor, it can be c…

Making Dark Decor Work in Kitchen Design
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Feb 12, 2015

An influential trend in kitchen design for 2014 that’s expected to have staying power well into 2015? Dark and even black kitchens. This certainly doesn’t mean that every area of a kitchen is black, but many top designs feature everything from dark kitchen countertops to deep cabinetry c…

Benefits of Granite as a Material for Countertops
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Mar 14, 2015

Granite belongs to the class of igneous rocks and is so named because of its origin from molten rock cooled million years ago. Granite is one of the best materials for countertops because of its various characteristics and benefits such as durability, strength, flexible to customize, etc. In this ar…

Things to Consider for Installing Countertops in Your Home
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Mar 25, 2015

Installing countertops involves expending a large amount of money on your home unless you plan properly. Therefore, it is sensible to check a few things so that you could decide how to move forward in the direction. In this article we'll discuss things to consider for installing countertops in your …

Tips for General Kitchen Counter-top Care
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Apr 22, 2015

Counter-tops add function and beauty to your kitchen. Adequate care and routine maintenance of your counter-tops should be followed to safeguard your investment and to retain its original glaze finish and appearance.

Five Best Counter-tops for your Kitchen
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: May 25, 2015

Counter-tops are one of the most visual and central focal points in all kitchens, since they make the most visible surface areas in the room. Kitchen counter-tops must combine good looks with practical functionality in order to serve the purpose.

Granite Sealing – Importance, Types and Advantages
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Jul 04, 2015

Granite counter tops with their color and natural characteristics add a touch of distinction to your home. They are invulnerable to heat and last for a lifetime. Despite its hard surface, granite is riddled with small cracks and fissures which become permeated with debris and stain the finish if not…

Pros and Cons of Quartz Countertops
Home And Family: Home Improvement • Published: Jul 11, 2015

Stylish quartz countertops generate an upscale plea for any kitchen. Even though it is not a genuine stone such as marble or granite, it is a natural mineral mixed with resin binder and color additives to fashion up stunning counters for bathrooms and kitchens.

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