How to Avoid the Biggest Kitchen Mistakes
Professional designers have all "been there done that" and are more than glad to share their advice on how to avoid the most common kitchen mistakes.
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Designing for others. "Trying to meet the expectations of other people. It's a trap, because then you end up with more than you need. For example, people often think they need more cabinets than they do, and they'll fill their kitchen with too many cabinets and then they have to go shopping to try to fill them. Or they get gigantic appliances that don't suit the way they cook and live."
Kathy McCleary is a frequent contributor to HGTV.com.
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