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Proper Outlet Distance fom Kitchen Sink: Simple Answer

One of the more boring aspects of being a DYI home renovator is dealing with codes. Obviously, we all know that codes are important to standardize practices with the ultimate goal of making construction safe for those working and living in a new or existing structure. However, this fact does little to make sense of  these Read more about Proper Outlet Distance fom Kitchen Sink: Simple Answer[…]

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Approximate Space Needed Behind a Sink for a Faucet

How much space do you need from faucet to wall? Image via Wikimedia CommonsKitchen remodels are fraught with little details that can be the difference between a kitchen that is just right for you or one that fills you with regret. Something as simple as how much counter top rim to allow behind your faucet Read more about Approximate Space Needed Behind a Sink for a Faucet[…]

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My Garbage Disposal Won’t Turn On (simple & helpful steps)

A working garbage disposal is something easily taken for granted. But what is a homeowner to do when flipping that switch doesn’t make anything happen? Here is a quick and dirty guide to how to troubleshoot a garbage disposal that won’t turn on.AssumptionsThe following steps assume that your disposal is completely dead when you try Read more about My Garbage Disposal Won’t Turn On (simple & helpful steps)[…]

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5 Ways Garbage Disposals Can Make Your Life Easier

The argument for garbage disposals is a strong one.  In most new construction, particularly with town homes and condos, garbage disposal units (usually cheap ones) are included and recognized as a standard appliance. Particularly in the United States, they have become a popular and convenient to keep your kitchen cleaner. But do they really improve your Read more about 5 Ways Garbage Disposals Can Make Your Life Easier[…]

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How Much Does it Cost to Install a Farmhouse Sink?

How much does it cost to install a farmhouse sink? Flickr Commons image via MajjieThe cost of a kitchen sink installation (farmhouse or otherwise) will vary depending on a number of factors including where you live and the size and type of sink being installed. The purpose of this article is to give you a Read more about How Much Does it Cost to Install a Farmhouse Sink?[…]