Selecting Kitchen Flooring with Rebecca Robeson

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Appliances, Knobs & Fixtures with Rebecca Robeson

See more at: Forget which brand of appliances you want to go with ... the finishes and gadgets alone are enough to confuse even the experts. From refrigerators, microwaves, cook tops, ranges, dishwashers, wine fridges and coffee makers, there are tons of decisions to make. Add the hunt for the perfect hardware and functional, yet fashionable faucets, and you've got a big job on your hands! San Diego-based interior designer Rebecca Robeson is ready to help you design your dream kitchen. Now that you've chosen countertops, backsplashes, cabinets and flooring, it's time to select appliances, knobs and fixtures. Rebecca shows you how to create your own unique style by mixing and matching finishes for a custom look. Check out unexpected coverings for dishwashers and refrigerators and find out how Rebecca's selections in three distinctively different kitchens complement their overall design. Want more design tips from Rebecca? Visit The Design Network to view her other her other series "Live Your Style" and "MyPad." Go to:

5 Reasons Why Hardwood is Better Than Wood Looking Ceramic Tiles

Donnie Gupton talks about the 5 reasons why hardwood is better than wood looking ceramic tiles. Knowing the benefits of hardwood can help aid in your decision for the flooring in your home. =============================================== WATCH VIDEO: Hardwood Flooring San Jose 5 things you need to know =============================================== CLICK BELOW to SUBSCRIBE to our channel today: =============================== PRECISION FLOORING Facebook: Houzz: Twitter: Google+: Pinterest:

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

Buy the General Finishes products: Snow white paint, one gallon: High performance top coat: (see update below regarding the use of this product) *The above are Amazon affiliate links Read more on my site: -------------------- UPDATE REGARDING HIGH PERFORMANCE TOP COAT: Per recent guidance from General Finishes (the manufacturer of both products used in this video), the use of the snow white milk paint in conjunction with the high performance top coat can lead to unpredictable slight yellowing of cabinets over time. Per General Finishes' website: "All bright white paint will yellow slightly with time, with or without topcoat. Water-based topcoat is reactive and more likely to draw out substances in the wood such as tannins or unknown substances in existing finishes causing the topcoat to yellow. This is an industry-wide issue. "General Finishes background was originally on the professional side, and the incidences of yellowing topcoat over white paint were almost nil, and when our sprayable professional finish, Enduro White Poly, is used, there have been no incidences. But as the use of our paints has increased in the up-cycling and furniture refresh markets, we have heard more reports of our topcoat yellowing. Our original response was to teach about prepping, testing your finish schedule and finally creating Stain Blocker, our stain and tannin blocking primer, but this is not enough. Just as we advocate prepping all finishes, we are now advocating NOT using a clear water base topcoat over BRIGHT WHITE paint." "There is no way to reliably predict yellowing ahead of time. Sometimes yellowing occurs, sometimes it does not. Every existing finish is different and we rarely know the finishing provenance on an existing piece. Every tree is different and every piece of wood is unique. Wood can bleed tannins immediately after the topcoat dries or months later with a change in temperature that comes with a change in seasons. Oak, pine, mahogany, and Douglass Fir are particularly prone to bleed-through. "As is true of most "water-white" topcoats, our High Performance Water-Based topcoat is a clear drying finish over a non-reactive substrate such as plastic. When white paint sealed with a water-white topcoat is applied to something as unpredictable as wood, all bets are off and the reason is often unknown. Yellowing can be caused by the top coat activating the tannins in raw wood or aniline dyes, stains or contaminants in a pre-existing finish. This is most evident when using BRIGHT WHITE paint and most prevalent in the sculpted details of furniture, where the topcoat can collect, intensifying the color change to an unacceptable level. "To add to this issue, all bright white paint will yellow slightly with time, with or without topcoat. You have probably tried to touch up white woodwork in your home after several years and noticed that the new paint is brighter." See more here: -------------------- General Finishes provided this paint to me free of charge. No other compensation was received. SUBSCRIBE to General Finishes: Visit General Finishes' website:

10 Creative Ways to Upgrade Your Home Décor Ideas

#1. Setting the Tone at the Front Door #2. Mix Things Up #3. Paint Your Walls #4. Arrange the Rug Perfectly #5. Create a Focal Point #6. Make Use of Other Items for Decorating #7. Install a Hanging Pot Holder in Your Kitchen #8. Consider a Wet Room #9. Paint or Wallpaper All Your Bookcases #10. Add Layers of Lighting

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Wood, stone, tile, travertine, concrete ... kitchen flooring choices are endless and overwhelming. And how do you know what it's going to look like with the cabinet finish you just selected? San Diego-based interior designer Rebecca Robeson is ready to help you design your dream kitchen! In this episode, Rebecca helps you answer the question: what kind of flooring should I use? She'll walk you through three kitchens featuring distinctively different flooring and explain how materials like stone, wood and tile can complement the countertops, backsplashes and cabinets you've already chosen. She'll even show you how to add area rugs for warmth, color and style!

Want more design tips from Rebecca? Visit The Design Network to view her other her other series "Live Your Style" and "MyPad."

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