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Speed Up Your Project With a Modern Wood Alternative

When it’s time to upgrade your kitchen, den, bedroom, or mudroom, you don’t want to wait months for materials. But lately, that’s the situation with wood! It’s expensive and scarce. In case you’ve been wondering what’s going on, wood shortages are arising from the ongoing interruptions in the supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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Imagine This: Sleek, Clean Melamine Kitchen Cabinets

Are you upgrading your kitchen with new wood cabinets? That could be a challenge. Wood is currently scarce and expensive due to the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global supply chain. Cabinetmakers across the U.S. are facing wood shortages beyond their control. Now what? Melamine, that’s what! Melamine is an alternative to…

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4 Ways to Use Melamine in Home Organization Projects

When you think of home storage solutions, you’re picturing wood, right? Wood cabinets. Wood drawers. Wood shelves. Hold that thought! Wood is more expensive than ever right now. The pandemic interrupted the supply chain which created wood scarcity and sent prices sky-high. Builders can’t get their hands on it, so your project could be delayed…

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Meet Melamine, Your Best Alternative to Expensive Hardwood

Did you know wood is more expensive than ever? Contractors, woodworkers, and cabinetry vendors are facing high costs just to acquire the wood they need for custom building projects. It’s a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic interrupting the global supply chain. Wood is hard to find and even if you can get your hands…

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7 Smart Alternatives to Wood

The COVID-19 pandemic shook up the global supply chain and created major supply issues for companies like Diplomat Closet Design. Certain raw materials are much more difficult to obtain now, especially wood. For every builder, carpenter, and cabinetry vendor, pricing has gone up to reflect this unavoidable cost of doing business. Lead times are also…

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Diplomat Closet Design Named a Philadelphia100 Fastest-Growing Company

Diplomat Closet Design is proud to announce that we’re one of Philadelphia’s fastest-growing businesses! We just joined the ranks of the Philadelphia100® Fastest Growing Companies. The Philadelphia100® is a list that honors privately-held companies in the Greater Philadelphia area that are experiencing a strong upward trend in growth. For 30 years, it’s been one of…

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4 Clever Hacks to Keep Your Home Organized With Pets

Pets bring smiles to our faces day after day. There’s nothing better than walking in the front door and seeing your dog or cat there waiting to cuddle! But keeping your home clean with a pet in residence is a real challenge. Even the best-mannered pet will shed, scratch, track in mud, and create little…

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3 Ways to Update Your Linen Closet and Maximize its Space

Does it always seem like your linen closet is messy? If you’re like most people, your linen closet is a catch-all for a million different things in your home – bedding, towels, toiletries, soap, ironing supplies, medicine, and so much more. That’s why it’s important to do a closet edit and reevaluate whether your linen…

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Innovative Hidden Kitchen Storage Solutions That Wow

Imagine hiding all the clutter in your kitchen behind closed doors. Each time you walk into the kitchen, all you see is a neat and clean space that’s ready for cooking, dining, and entertaining. This isn’t just a dream! It’s possible with hidden kitchen storage that keeps everything out of sight. Hide appliances, dishware, cookware,…

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Designing for the Modern Home: Creative Solutions for Unsightly Electronics

The modern home is packed with electronics. The average American uses 10 connected devices every day, including smartphones, smart TVs, laptops, iPads, video game systems, and home-based systems like Amazon Alexa and the Ring doorbell. Plus, our houses are filled with all the hardworking boxes and cords that help everything run smoothly: modems, routers, cables,…

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