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Pacific Kitchen’s Free In-Home Estimate

Very often when home owners call our showroom to inquire about refacing they also ask for a ‘ball park’ estimate for what the project will cost.  We patiently explain that it is very difficult to quote a range of pricing … Continue reading

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Why is White So Popular for Kitchen Remodeling?

A lot of our customers who reface and remodel their kitchens want a white kitchen. There are good reasons for selecting white: • White goes with every color. • White stands the test of time with any style – transitional, … Continue reading

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Refinishing versus Refacing. What’s the difference?

We often get calls from potential customers who use the word ‘refinishing’ interchangeably with ‘refacing’.  When I get that call, my first objective is to find out what the caller really wants to achieve in their kitchen. Many times customers … Continue reading

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Reface or Replace? – The Big Decision!

When it comes time to remodel your kitchen, your preliminary research may find you a bit confused about the direction to take.  There are companies that specialize in total kitchen remodels (i.e. tear out and build new cabinetry) and companies … Continue reading

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Making the Right Move – Part IV: Downsizing

Primp for Sale – Clear out the clutter (this will help when you move).  Add newer bedding and towels.  For higher priced homes, a professional stager can add more contemporary furnishings.  Staging services can vary in price but the median … Continue reading

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Making the Right Move – Part III: Trading Up

You face the trickiest balancing act – getting the most for your house and shopping for a new place.  The forces that work against you as a buyer – tight inventory, rising prices – – are in your favor as … Continue reading

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Making the Right Move – Part II: Staying Put in Your Home

By staying in your existing home, you get to enjoy your home’s growing equity and move thoughtfully about your next moves without feeling market pressure. Scale Your Upgrades. Kitchen and bath remodels are the most popular improvements.  You should choose … Continue reading

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Making the Right Move – Part I: First Time Home Buyers

Whether you are a first time home buyer, staying put, trading up or an empty nester planning to down size, you have a few challenges and advantages unique to your position. Consider the following strategies (from Money Magazine Spring 2016) … Continue reading

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The 10 Dirtiest Spots in Your Kitchen

We all think our bathroom is the dirtiest place in our home.  However, according to the National Sanitation Foundation International, it is actually our kitchen that is the dirtiest place in our home. Here are the 10 dirtiest spots in … Continue reading

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11 Creative (and Practical) Uses for Lemons in Your Home and Kitchen

FRESHEN YOUR MICROWAVE. Make the interior easier to wipe down by heating a cup of water and a chopped-up lemon on high until the microwave’s window is steamy. Let the bowl sit for 15 minutes before you open the door, and clean … Continue reading

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