Waste Less Food in Your Kitchen

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Nov 6, 2017 1:12:02 PM

Bananas Bad.pngHow do you compare with the average American who throws away 20 pounds of food per month? That adds up in so many ways of waste, from money to trash space. Not to mention fridge space that didn’t need to be taken, which amplifies the problem further. The national numbers are staggering. $165 billion worth of food each year in the U.S. goes to waste according to the National Resources Defense Council.

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Topics: Money Saving Tips

Making Your Own Coffee Station

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Oct 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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Are you an avid coffee drinker? Well, the money you spend at the coffee shop may pay for your own coffee station in your home over time. Consider making your own coffee shop and theme it however you want in your kitchen. Here are some good ideas to get you stated.

You need space, your preferred coffee maker, a grinder (if you use one), any other equipment and space for mugs and storage all near an electrical outlet.

That’s the basics. Now let’s get to the perks! Imagine waking up knowing your coffee is ready, and your mug is warm waiting for you. That’s just the beginning.

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Topics: Kitchen Design Ideas

What Using Mirrors in Your Kitchen Can Do

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Oct 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Mirror in Kitchen.pngIf there is one thing that can make a huge difference in the feel of a space, it’s a mirror. Mirrors in your kitchen can reflect light and space in a way that can sometimes make it feel like your room is twice as large as it is. Not to mention how the light in the room is amplified with mirrors.

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Topics: Design Tips

What to do With the Extra Wall in Your Kitchen

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Oct 6, 2017 3:47:32 PM

Brakur-_Kitchen_for_the_Aging.jpgYour home may be one of those where it feels like there's an extra wall in your kitchen that’s too far away to be part of your kitchen work zones, but close enough you need to do something with it. There’s always something that can be done that you’ll love. Here are some ideas to help you.

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Topics: Kitchen Design

7 Color Palettes to Make A RElaxing Laundry Room

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Sep 15, 2017 4:00:00 PM

Laundry can feel like a grueling chore sometimes. One way you can lighten your load is to create a more relaxing laundry room. Color can give a soothing and relaxing feel where you can feel more serene when doing the chores.

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Topics: Laundry Room Design

17 Kitchen Design Tips You’ll Want to Consider

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Sep 15, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Brakur-_Kitchen_for_the_Aging.jpgA great kitchen is all about the details. The little things come together to create the perfect environment.

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Topics: Design Tips

7 Remodel Questions You Didn’t Know You’d Ask

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Sep 6, 2017 1:25:17 PM

Brakur_Buyers_Remorse.jpgWhen remodeling a kitchen, there are obvious questions, and remodel questions that you wouldn’t know to ask until you’re in the middle of it.

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Topics: Chicagoland Custom Kitchen Remodel

Today’s Disappearing Range Hoods

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Sep 5, 2017 6:13:27 PM

brakur glass mosaics.jpgYou’ve seen in so many kitchens stainless steel or other popular materials for appliances. They stand out, look nice and professional, and make a statement. A new trend seeks to make less of a statement and streamline your kitchen by hiding some of those appliances.

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Topics: Kitchen Appliances

Seeing the Kitchen of the future

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Aug 17, 2017 10:43:20 AM

Future Kitchen.pngA group of students from 2 universities have put together what they project to be the attributes of the kitchen of the future. Projected for 2025, the characteristics below describe what the study projects our kitchens will be like.

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Topics: Kitchen Design

5 Kitchen Remodel Trade-Offs

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Aug 16, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Brakur Family.pngWhen remodeling your kitchen, you may have to decide between two competing things even if you want them both. It could be because of budget, or just because those competing things you want can’t coexist.

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Topics: Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel

Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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