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Inexpensive Kitchen Makeovers Under $1000

Full on kitchen makeovers are not for everyone.  First of all, they can cost a pretty penny. Second, of all they require you to be without the use of your kitchen for weeks or even months.  If you’ve ever wanted the look of a kitchen remodel without the hefty price tag or the lengthy wait,… Read more »

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Modern Masters Countertop Transformations

Many of our readers have been asking for low cost renovations for the kitchen and I’ve just found another great one!  So rather than pointing you to our installing article on picking out a granite or quartz countertop, check out this new product that gives you the look of granite or quartz countertop without the… Read more »

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Bondera – A SimpleMat Alternative

Not too long back, we were contacted by a PR firm that wanted to share a product that competes with SimpleMat called Bondera TileMatSet. Intrigued, we agreed to receive what Bondera calls a Tiling Toolbox. On the surface it might look like any other wooden box, but once opened up, we discovered that it contained… Read more »

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Simple Kitchen Backsplash Ideas – How To Get Started

Just starting the process of adding a kitchen backsplash is rather overwhelming. This video below demonstrates just how fast you can be over-run by simple kitchen backsplash idea overload. So while there’s easy to install backsplash concepts like SimpleMat, chances want to still explore the alternatives. That is where this article comes in. We hope to… Read more »

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Ideas For Your Kitchen Backsplash With Tile Samples

Today an anonymous reader writes: Really need your help with this one. Should I be looking at ideas for my backsplash with tile samples? I work a lot, so I don’t have a lot of time to look for new kitchen tile backsplash ideas, do you have any suggestions? I just want to make sure… Read more »

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SimpleMat or Simple Mat – Which Is It?

No matter how you spell it, Simple Mat or SimpleMat, it has proven itself to be something of a new product celebrity. Featuring the ability to allow for a kitchen backsplash without the fuss and muss of the typical backsplash install, Simple Mat has done wonders for those wanting a great looking backsplash in a… Read more »

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SimpleMat For Backsplashes — Re-examined

Recently there has been some concern over just how reliable it is for those looking to install a kitchen backsplash with SimpleMat. Some of the concerns made against the product included: the glue being more adhesive than initially thought, tiles being too small, just too limiting in product styles available. Speaking for myself, I think… Read more »

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Easy To Install Kitchen Backsplash With SimpleMat

When I first saw SimpleMat, I didn’t think it would work all that well. But after seeing SimpleMat in action, I was shocked at how simple to install it really is. SimpleMat from Custom Building Products is the easiest way to tile a backsplash, wall or counter top I’ve ever seen. It comes in 9″… Read more »