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4 Ways to Bring Your Dream Kitchen to Life

Posted by Melissa Pashak, Marketing Specialist on Jun 12, 2018 10:25:52 AM

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where we spend many hours whipping up delectable dishes to please every palate and food plan. It’s where we catch a quick morning chat over coffee and linger over dinners together in the early evening. 

The kitchen is where it’s at. 

It’s also the area of the home that sees the heaviest usage. All that food prep – and all that eating! – has your countertops, table, floors and appliances pulling full-time duty for hours each week. It is these reasons, beauty and practicality, that make kitchen renovations incredibly popular among homeowners. Give your kitchen a makeover, and you’ll almost feel like you’ve got a brand-new home. 

Wondering how to make that happen? We’ve got you covered! Whether you’ve still got an avocado-green fridge, circa 1978, or your kitchen looks like it sprang out of a magazine and just needs a quick touch-up, we’ll show you how to give it a face-lift on a budget. 

Here’s 4 ways to bring your dream kitchen to life. 

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Topics: Home Improvements, budget

Top 7 Home Improvements you can do Yourself

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP Marketing on Apr 15, 2015 4:24:41 PM

Stop and take a look around your house. Are you delighted with everything in it? This is where you spend a good portion of your day, and where you and your family build happy memories. There’s no reason why it should be anything less than your dream home.

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Topics: Home Improvements

Love the Home You’re In

Posted by Lynn Brahmer, Member Services on Jun 26, 2014 11:06:00 AM

A couple of months ago I decided to put new hardware on my kitchen cabinets. (Probably as a result of watching too many home decorating shows on HGTV!) When I bought my house in the mid ‘90s, brass colored fixtures were all the rage; in 2014 they just look dated. I went online, ordered a couple dozen new nickel-colored knobs, and my kitchen had a whole new look. The difference is amazing and it cost me less than $40 and just a couple hours of my time.

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Topics: Home, Home Improvements


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