kitchen pantry

Why 85% of Homeowners Want a Walk-in Kitchen Pantry

Did you know a walk-in pantry is one of the most desirable features in kitchen design? If you dream of a spacious kitchen pantry, you’re not alone. Research from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) shows that 85% of home buyers want a walk-in pantry in their next kitchen. In homes where walk-in pantries…

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How to Install the Kitchen Island You’ve Always Wanted

Are you envisioning a new kitchen island? You’re in good company! A kitchen island is one of the most in-demand features of kitchen updates. A study of U.S. homeowners found that 57% plan for a kitchen island in an upcoming home renovation, with 30% adding an entirely new island and 27% improving an existing island.…

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Trend of the Year: Custom Millwork and Shaker-Style Cabinets

Millwork is an unsung hero of home design. Flashier home features, like glamorous light fixtures and oversized windows, usually get much more attention than the millwork surrounding them. In this article, we’ll explain what millwork is and how custom millwork adds style and function to your home. We’ll also describe Shaker-style cabinets, which are having…

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A Guide to Cleaning Cabinets, Shelving, and Closets Throughout Your House

How clean are your cabinets and closets? Do your shelves need dusting? Is clutter building up around the house? Let’s face it: Keeping everything clean is a challenge. Maintaining a hygienic house is part of living a healthy lifestyle, but it’s sometimes hard to find the time and motivation to do so. That’s why Diplomat…

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pantry organization

Buying in Bulk? Tips for Organizing an Overflowing Pantry.

Your pantry was already overflowing when the COVID-19 shutdowns hit. Then people started stocking up on pantry items, buying in bulk while cramming everything into their already-overloaded cabinets and shelves. New statistics show the pandemic has created a massive shift in buyer behavior. Millions of people started buying in bulk: 96% of Millennials and Gen…

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Home Storage Ideas for Every Custom-Built Home

The average American home holds a whopping 300,000 individual items. So if you’re building a custom home, now’s your chance to carefully design your storage space to accommodate each and every item your family owns. It’s an exciting opportunity to get creative with your custom home storage. Here are some innovative storage ideas for custom-built…

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kitchen wall storage

4 Different Types of Closet Solutions for Your Home Kitchen Storage

The kitchen is the #1 most-desired room to remodel, with 50% of U.S. homeowners hoping to do a partial or full kitchen update in the near future. Among the top concerns? A lack of storage space. Our kitchens are bursting with appliances, dinnerware, gadgets, spices, and food. We simply don’t have enough space for it…

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6 Ways To Utilize Kitchen Storage Space

You probably spend as much time in your kitchen as you do in your living room. The kitchen is one of the most-used household spaces, a place where people can gather together for cooking and conversation. It’s no wonder that kitchen upgrades are one of the best investments you can make in your home. A…

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