Blogs from September 2013

Radiant Floor Heating

Posted by Admin | Wednesday, September 25th

Radiant Floor Heating
As the cooler fall and winter seasons approach, our floors can suddenly seem uncomfortably cold.  It is the time of year you think about putting socks or slippers on before stepping into the kitchen for breakfast. If you or your family can't play or walk on certain floors because it feels too cold, there is an easy way to heat up those cold tiles, stone, or wood surfaces. Installing a Radiant Electric Floor Heating System will make the floors warm and comfortable. You’ll be amazed at how good it feels and how comfortable your room will become.
 
Kruse Home Improvement has installed Nuheat Floor Heating Systems for some of our customers. Nuheat provides soothing warmth to various types of flooring surfaces including tile, stone, granite, laminate and engineered wood.  It is a clean, soundless system that brings warmth to any space by providing radiant zone heating which is very energy efficient. Traditionally, electric baseboard heaters are installed according to the rule of thumb that...
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10 Tips to Make a Small Kitchen Look Bigger

Posted by Admin | Wednesday, September 11th

10 Tips to Make a Small Kitchen Look Bigger
A small kitchen space can create many challenges, but there are ways to make your kitchen appear larger. To get the most from your kitchen space, you’ll need to maximize your storage options, and learn the best kitchen decorating tips for small spaces. You may be surprised at how simple it is to make your kitchen look bigger. Follow these tips and a small, cramped kitchen will take on new life and become an inviting room in your home.

1.       Let in light
Letting in light will not only brighten your room, it will give the appearance of opening up a small kitchen. Don't cover your kitchen window with heavy curtains or window treatments. Instead, install a light colored shade that will ensure privacy without darkening the room.

2.       Choose the right flooring
A light colored floor will help open up your small kitchen, even if it's a light wood tone. If you are using ceramic tile in your kitchen, be sure to match the grout with the tiles. This will eliminate the lines created by...
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