A Kitchen Cabinet Shopper’s Dream Come True

Oftentimes, when a homeowner steps into a home design supercenter, he or she is caught like a deer in the headlights by the choices that surround him or her. Appliances are likely at one end of the store while fixtures tend to be clear across the other. It’s not usually a customer-friendly setup. Fortunately for homeowners who are in the market for new kitchen cabinets, the kitchen cabinetry section is typically situated right smack dab in the center of the store.

So the new kitchen cabinetry seeker heads front and center and once again gets caught in the glare of the myriad kitchen cabinet choices that assault him or her. That’s why it’s best to walk into a home design supercenter armed with a game plan, and the Internet is the perfect place to start. By first browsing an online kitchen cabinet showroom, you walk into the retail outlet with a firm idea of exactly what you’re seeking. That way, you can hone in quickly on the styles, finishes and features that have already appealed to your design senses.

A reputable cabinet manufacturer will also have a link to an idea book that you can send away for, free of charge, to draw inspiration from. Jam packed with kitchen cabinet inspiration, this full color book will afford you ideas for making your dream kitchen a reality. In addition, it will provide you with information on the manufacturer’s kitchen cabinet selection, cabinet construction and kitchen planning tips.

In addition, an online kitchen cabinet showroom allows shoppers to mix and match other kitchen components, such as countertops, finishes and hardware so they can customize the look for their kitchen … all from the comfort of their own home.

Before stepping foot in a home design supercenter, it also helps to have a …

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If It Sounds Too Good To Be True, What Do You Think?

It appears that I have reached the point in life where I have difficulty accepting the premise that when something sounds too good to be true it almost certainly is too good to be true. Or, perhaps it’s not age related but ingrained in our DNA; we want more for less, something for nothing, always searching for the deal of the century. Later living to regret it.

Every day I find myself bombarded with countless ads and emails offering everything from handy gadgets, to fabulous furniture, to complete new kitchens or bathrooms, all at ridiculously low prices. As hard as I try to avoid even glancing at these limitless offerings my fingers pay no attention to my brain. Taking on a life of their own, they click to open every offer that has managed to avoid my spam or junk folder. And each time I succumb to the lure of the must have LED flashlight with built-in can opener, that’s “cheap at half the price”, I am disappointed yet again. Why don’t I learn?

I saw a young woman on TV who totaled her car, which she had named BRAD (while insured by a company that we should switch to immediately). I think she took her settlement and created a web-site named after Brad that offers terrific DEALS, but only if you act very quickly. Most of this stuff is too good to be true, or too cheap to be good. But that doesn’t stop us. I purchased a set of outdoor furniture (some assembly required); six chairs and two foot rests, guaranteed not to rust for a year. I’m too embarrassed to reveal how low the price was. It took two full days to assemble, after a two-week wait for the missing parts to be shipped from California. The …

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