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orget about the living room; the kitchen is the social hub of a home. Today’s homeowners want their kitchens to reflect their personal tastes and accommodate their daily lives; however, a kitchen that can do all this is in need of one thing — smart storage. According to renowned chef Curtis Stone, “A dream kitchen is one that’s designed for the way you live. The best advice I’d give anyone looking to remodel their kitchen is to think about how they will use it, and to choose the right storage features to suit their lifestyle.” Paul Radoy, manager of design services for Merillat cabinetry, agrees, “Everyone uses the kitchen to prepare food, but many homeowners use their kitchen for entertaining, crafting, or just spending time with their families. Each of these activities requires various storage options.”

As shown above clockwise: Drawer Organizer. Keeping all of your cooking utensils organized is key to stress-free cooking; finding what you need fast is so much better than digging through a cluttered drawer. Pull-out Spice Rack. A pull-out spice rack allows for easy access to spices or other small cooking essentials. It’s perfect for cooks who like to experiment. Cutting Board Kit. A cutting board kit close to the stove or sink makes for easy food prep, and it includes built-in knife storage, right where you need it most. Pull-out Tray Divider. The pull-out tray divider keeps cooking sheets and cutting boards organized and close at hand.

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The Home Chef Food preparation and cooking are the primary functions of a kitchen, but creating an environment for gourmet cooking is a special treat for homeowners who consider themselves “at-home chefs.” To create this environment, it’s important to keep cooking items organized and within easy reach. Storage solutions could include a pull-out spice rack next to the stove, perfect for cooks who like to experiment. A cutting board kit can neatly store knives within a drawer and has a built-in cutting board. This feature, combined with a pull-out trash underneath, can make food prep a breeze. “People who love to cook often have a

lot of pots and pans, and they are usually in a jumbled mess,” says Stone. “Well, Merillat has come up with an ingenious solution. Extra wide or deep drawers are great when installed under a cook top, and when you include peg dividers for the drawer it can be customized to neatly fit all your pots and pans as you like them. It’s not one-size-fits-all, so it can be nicely organized.” Another option is to install a utensil hanging system on the backsplash, or a pull-down cook book holder underneath a wall cabinet. Finally, grouping all these organizational conveniences near the cook top can create the perfect space to make culinary delights.

The Entertainer If you’ve ever had a party you know everyone ends up in the kitchen. This is why homeowners who like to entertain should consider whether or not their kitchen is functional for entertaining. Luckily there are several features that can help make the party successful. One kitchen feature that helps make entertaining easier is an island. Not only can an island provide extra seating and serving space, it can include great storage. According to Radoy, “An island

with a great focal point like wine storage is classy and practical. And adding spice drawers to hold napkins or small utensils like corkscrews is another great idea.” Open shelving also adds a great design element for a kitchen used for entertaining. These shelves allow the homeowner to display beautiful dishware and glasses; and guests can help themselves to a plate for appetizers or a glass for wine.

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Moms know that having young children can make the kitchen a challenging space, but there are features to make this room more kid friendly. Soft-closing drawers and doors can protect against hurt hands, while keeping the contents from rattling. Deep drawers to store children’s items like a backpack, schoolwork and crafts are a big plus. And a pantry or utility cabinet allows the homeowner to store many different items in one central location and at different levels making some things more accessible or inaccessible for children. “Homeowners may also consider placing the microwave in a base level cabinet so everyone in the family can have

easy access,” suggests Radoy. Another thing to keep in mind is that with kids come messes. Having an organized cleanup zone can minimize clutter and make any kitchen shine. Things like a tilt-out sink tray, which keeps soaps and sponges out of sight, an under sink tote and a pull-out waste basket help to keep things tidy. “From a chef’s perspective, or from a home cook’s perspective,” concludes Stone, “with the right organizational features, cooking can be fun and relaxing.” For more information about the latest in beautiful and intelligent cabinetry options visit www.Merillat.com.

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Top 10 remodeling considerations FAMILY FEATURES Remodeling your kitchen can seem like a daunting task at first glance. You want your new space to function well for your needs, accommodate your lifestyle, and reflect your personal design style. But how to get started? Sarah Reep, KraftMaid director of designer relations and education, recommends considering the following before you begin a kitchen remodel. 1.) Determine the remodel scope. Projects can range from replacing the kitchen countertops to completely reconfiguring the kitchen’s floor plan. 2.) Identify ways your kitchen remodel can complement your lifestyle. Do you want an open floor plan with room for entertaining? Do you enjoy cooking? To make your kitchen functional, all of these elements should play a part in the layout of a room. 3.) Choose your involvement. Is this a do-it-yourself project or do you need to call in the pros? If you plan on doing it yourself, seek guidance from designers. 4.) Find the remodeler or design firm right for you. When looking for a remodeler, seek recommendations from your friends, neighbors and local home builders association. Ask your remodeler for references from previous customers and a copy of his or her license.

7.) Consider your design style. Do you consider yourself a traditional person? Or do you prefer a sleek, modern look? Narrowing down a design style in the beginning will make the process of choosing colors, appliances and finishes easier. Design tools like KraftMaid’s Inspiration Board can help you transfer your ideas to paper. The design tool allows you to create collages with images, colors and textures that can be shared with your designer. The KraftMyStyle app from KraftMaid allows iPhone, iPod and iPad users to create and share Inspiration Boards on the go. 8.) Browse showrooms, magazines and websites for ideas. When it comes to decorating and remodeling, the options are endless. Page through your favorite magazines and visit a local showroom to gather design ideas. KraftMaid offers a kitchen idea gallery to get the dreaming started. 9.) Choose your appliances. When choosing appliances, consider the size of your household and kitchen. Collect images of the appliances you like from magazines and brochures. Identify what you like about each appliance and consider how the appliance will contribute to the overall look and function of the kitchen.

10.) Create a kitchen contingency plan. During the remodeling process, there will be times you won’t be able to use your 5.) Set your budget. When setting a kitchen. Ask your remodeler or designer budget, be flexible and don’t forget to to help you create a plan to allow you add a buffer for the unexpected. Tools like to use your kitchen at least partially KraftMaid Cabinetry’s Budget Calculator during different points in the remodeling can help you estimate costs and stay on process. budget. Though remodeling can seem stressful 6.) Consider your timeline. A kitchen at first, the right amount of planning and remodel isn’t a weekend project. Don’t research will simplify the process and forget to take into consideration any result in the kitchen of your dreams. For events that could interfere with your more design and remodeling tips from timeline, such as a family vacation. Sarah Reep, visit www.KraftMaid.com.


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Utah real estate in the news Utah has stayed on top of the charts as it regularly receives positive recognition, most recently for home prices, quality of life, and real estate markets.

Rising Housing Prices Prices are projected to rise in all Utah metro areas by the beginning of 2013, according to Fiserv, the creator of the CaseShiller Indexes. By the first quarter of 2013, Fiserv says home prices should be up about 8.5 percent in Ogden-Clearfield, more than 5 percent in Salt Lake, and about 1 percent in Provo-Orem. Fiserv says prices will dip further in 2011 with modest appreciation in 2012. Between 2012 and 2013, more than ninetyfive percent of all U.S. metro areas will have seen prices rise.

Best Places to Live CNN Money’s “Best Places to Live” list included five Utah cities for “America’s best small towns.” These cities included Utah County’s Lindon, as well

as Farmington, North Salt Lake, North Logan, and Draper. With five cities on the list, Utah had the highest number of best places, along with 12 other states.

Top Market for Real Estate Investors Inman News recently released a study that examined housing, demographic and economic data to pinpoint 10 markets best suited for househunting investors. Salt Lake was recognized as No. 7, a recognition that also reflects the improving status in the market across the state. The analysis considered markets with “high affordability, low and dropping prices, a high market share of foreclosure sales, high population growth, an improving unemployment rate…high projected return on investment…and a low total cost of ownership-to-rent ratio,” states Inman. — Utah County Association of Realtors

Getting your home ready for winter FAMILY FEATURES The change in seasons should bring about more than just a change of wardrobe. It’s important to check out your appliances and home systems now in order to help prevent unnecessary repairs when you need those systems the most. To help you get your home ready for the winter, American Home Shield, one of the nation’s leading providers of home warranty services, offers some tips to help you maintain your heating unit and plumbing

“Plumbing and heating systems are like any other machinery; they require some basic maintenance to keep To prepare the heating system: them functioning properly,” said Dave Quandt, Senior VP of Field * Have your system Services for American Home professionally cleaned and Shield. inspected. * Have a test run. Don’t wait “Unfortunately, if regular * Move any furniture that has until it’s cold outside to turn on maintenance doesn’t take place your heat. Turn it on now and let been placed over floor vents and a system or appliance fails, it run for at least a half-hour, so away to clear the air flow. it’s usually at the time of need you can listen for any unusual and you’re left with a crisis * To ensure efficient operation, noises and make sure it is which can require a quick and check your system’s air filters working properly. more expensive decision.” and clean or change them To prepare the Taking these steps can help regularly. plumbing system: you keep your home systems in good working order. But even * Insulate pipes prone to freezing, such as those near an with the best care, unexpected outside wall; those in unheated things can happen. Home warranties are an excellent areas of your home; or any choice for those who want to exposed plumbing such as help avoid unexpected repair outside faucets. costs in the event that a covered * Keep your water meter box system or appliance breaks covered with its lid to prevent down. the meter from freezing during To help home warranty cold periods. customers find repair help * Be sure you know where when they need it, American your master valve is located Home Shield has the largest so you can quickly turn your contractor network in the home’s water off if a line does industry, with over 11,000 break. In most homes, this valve pre-screened, approved and will be located near the water independently insured home heater, near the clothes washer, service contractors, saving or where the water service line homeowners the time and enters your home. stress of finding the right * Wrap outdoor or crawl space contractors. To learn more, visit www.ahs.com. pipes with electric heat tape or insulation to prevent freezing. system to ensure they’re ready before the temperatures drop:

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How to keep warmth in and pests out FAMILY FEATURES When the temperature drops, people aren’t the only ones looking for ways to stay warm. Pests seek warmth indoors, too. Protect your home from unwanted visitors this winter with these simple home preparedness tips from Terminix, the country’s largest provider of pest control services.

Seal pests out and warmth in. * Place weather stripping on the bottom of all exterior doors to ensure they seal tightly. Doors that do not have a tight seal can allow a variety of pests to enter the home and can allow warm air to escape. * Use caulk to seal any holes or cracks in your home’s exterior. Large holes should be stuffed with steel wool or wire before sealing with caulk or other materials. * Eliminate cracks or openings around pipes and utility lines that enter the home. These are potential problem areas that can allow pests in and heated air out. * Close the flue damper when the fireplace isn’t in use. An open damper can allow a large amount of air out and can be an entry point for a variety of insects, rodents and wildlife. * Ensure attic and foundation vents are equipped with tightfitting 1/4-inch hardware cloth. This will help keep rodents at bay. Also install insect screening over windows, utility vents and other areas where small pests may slip through.

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home’s roof or other entry points pest and termite control company. Prompt treatment in the home’s exterior. * Move piles of firewood and and regular inspections can other debris away from the Protect your save thousands of dollars in home’s foundation. Both provide investment. damage repair. “Homeowners ample sources of shelter for can ease their minds and protect Just because it’s cooler, rodents and other pests such as their investment this winter by termites don’t slow down their termites, and could encourage scheduling a proactive termite destructive behavior. Termites them to live near the home. inspection and doing a few cause more than $5 billion in simple tasks to keep pests * Trim tree branches and shrubs property damage each year, and away,” said Paul Curtis, Terminix most homeowners’ insurance away from the home. Rodents entomologist. “The best tool to does not cover the damage. and other insects can scale It’s essential to have an annual fight pests is prevention.” rough surfaces like trees or large professional home inspection shrubs in order to access your for termites from a reputable

Additional tips for termite prevention: * Repair roof or plumbing leaks. The moisture from these allows termites to survive above ground. * Ensure gutters drain properly and direct moisture away from your foundation.

* Remove items like scrap lumber, boxes and even old books or newspapers from crawl spaces. * Maintain adequate ventilation in crawl spaces. For more helpful tips, visit www.terminix.com.

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August market statistics show promise U of U economist August Market Statistics Show Promising Improvements Utah’s most recent real estate numbers show a lot of things to be excited about. For example, home sales are on the rise while inventory is on its way down, according to a new report from the Utah Association of REALTORS®. In August, statewide home sales rose 23.5 percent. Utah REALTORS® sold nearly 3,000 homes, townhomes, and condominiums compared to about 2,400 sold in August 2010. While the percentage increase may be higher than it otherwise would be because sales dropped off after the expiration of last year’s tax credit, the

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Protect your deck now so you can enjoy it later FAMILY FEATURES Colder temperatures, snow, and ice can do some damage on the exterior of your home, especially to wooden decks. Harsh winter weather can deteriorate the wood, ruin the look, and depreciate the value of your deck. Take extra care of it now so that your deck is in tip-top shape for backyard barbecues in the spring. There are three steps to winterizing your deck: First, you should give your deck a good wash. There are a number of substances that can get on your deck during the summer that could cause problems during the winter. For example, mold and mildew can cause erosion on various types of wood. Cleaning the deck can also prevent dry rot, which is wood decay caused by fungi. Start by removing furniture and planters for storage. Moisture between caught

between the deck and planters or furniture can seep into the wood during the winter and stain the surface. Sweep off dirt and debris while making sure to clear the space between the planks for ventilation. A leaf blower can help you clear the surface quickly. Then wash your deck with deck soap - you can find specific formulas for each type of wood. After washing, give it a good rinse with the hose. The next thing you want to do is restore the deck by stripping and refinishing the wood. It is important to strip and refinish the deck before staining to ensure sealants adhere to the wood and cover evenly. Power washing the deck is recommended to remove old paint and stains. Make sure to maintain a consistent distance from the surface of the deck at all times to produce a smooth surface. The last and most important step is protecting the deck with water repellent stain. Stains or

sealants prevent water, snow, etc., from penetrating the wood and causing decay. Ask your hardware or home improvement store about the best high-quality stain for your type of deck. Using a paint sprayer, such as the new Wagner Power Painter with EZ Tilt Technology, can make staining faster and provide a professional finish. A paint sprayer can also help you cover those hard to reach areas like railings, posts and underneath the deck. Spray on a non-windy day to prevent overspray, keep a consistent distance away from the surface, and maintain a steady speed while spraying. The deck is one of your home’s greatest assets. Prolong the life of your investment by winterizing it each year. For more project tips and information about what tools to use, visit www.wagnerspraytech.com, www.wagnereztilt.com or follow @WagnerSprayTech on Twitter.

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