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PermaFLOW By PF Waterworks

Nothing can ruin a Sunday afternoon faster than a clogged p-trap. It happens and for years, there was not a whole lot that could be done to prevent it. Well now it appears that this has become a problem of the past. At the risk of sounding a bit like a TV infomercial here, there… Read more »

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Kitchen Window Treatments

One of the most common questions we get is how to choose kitchen window treatments.   When choosing kitchen window treatments, it is important to consider the conditions that the window will be exposed to before making your selection.  If your only window in the kitchen is away from the sink and any food prep then… Read more »

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Elmira Stove Works Retro Appliances

If you are getting ready to makeover your kitchen and are considering a specific era, check out Elmira Stove Works. They make quality appliances that are made to order. Each piece is fully customizable. Start with the color and then choose your options. For example if you are looking at one of their hip 1950’s… Read more »

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PaperStone Countertops Pros And Cons

As the Home Makeover Diva, I’m expected to keep up to date with all the latest and greatest products for the home. But I have to admit I’ve been letting myself slack lately when it comes to eco friendly countertop solutions. It was only quite recently that I became aware of a product called PaperStone…. Read more »

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Premixed Grout

Today Trish asks; Dear Diva, Is already mixed and ready to use grout as good as the old-fashioned mix it yourself kind?  I’m tiling my kitchen backsplash with Bondera.  Please advise! Well Trish, like everything else in life, there is no right or wrong answer to this question. Both types of grout are good! Personally… Read more »

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How To Install Cabinet Hardware

Replacing your old cabinet hardware is a simple step that can be done in any kitchen to help spruce up your space.  Replacing existing cabinet hardware is simple, if you have knobs just select a new style and unscrew and replace the old ones.  If you have pulls you will want to measure how far… Read more »

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Different Opinions Of IKEA Kitchen Cabinets

Summary: There are a lot of opinions surrounding the idea of installing IKEA kitchen cabinets. In this piece, we’ll examine the benefits of making an informed decision vs one made without doing research on IKEA kitchen cabinets first. So you’re trying to find different opinions of iKea kitchen cabinets? I mean, come on, installing new… Read more »

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Replace A Drop In With An Undermount Sink?

Today Sandy asks: Diva, can you replace a regular drop in countertop sink with an undermount sink? Sandy, the simple answer is no and here is why: An undermount sink is usually paired with solid surface countertop’s (solid granite, quartz, Corian, etc).  So if you have a drop in sink, most likely you have a… Read more »