• I am here to shed some light on energy efficient light bulbs. Bad pun, but seriously. There is a light bulb law that Congress and the President passed called The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, which requires light bulbs to be 25% more efficient than old school light bulbs, and will see these traditional bulbs phased […]

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  • Crave a pop of color? “Jewel tones are so last decade,” said my sister with an air of authority. “It’s all about shades of silvery blue and elegant grays these days,” she declared. And she seems to be right. But I am a color-craver and not especially elegant, so I sought out creative ways we […]

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  • March 20, 2015 - Luis Leonzo

    Drama-Free Cabinet Hardware Installation

    The snow days, inability to be outside due to the cold, crazy puppies, frozen pipes, snow and wet prints all over the floors, etc., drove me bonkers. We had to figure out ways to get a change of scenery without breaking the bank or getting frostbite. So, we visited friends. The kids played while I […]

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  • December 17, 2014 - Luis Leonzo

    Storage Space: Optimize and Maximize It

    I recently had a storage space panic attack. In preparing to have an open house on Thanksgiving, I was overwhelmed by all the *stuff* we have. And I scrambled to find storage space for it. Sports stuff. School stuff. Serving dishes. Games. So many shoes. Books and videos. Little appliances and gadgets. Tons of paper. […]

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  • Looking to re-do your kitchen? Here’s a little inspiration from one of our customers! She and her husband had started their rustic kitchen remodeling project back in March and finally finished in June. 20 years of being in the building industry (they are now retired), a million months of planning, and 3 months of execution […]

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  • I have a few acquaintences who don’t like shopping. When faced with my barely suppressed confusion (possibly bordering on disgust), they start to try to explain their aversion with excuses such as they are overwhelmed by the choices, don’t know where to start, get frustrated by not finding their style, wigged out by the germs, etc. Personally, it’s an alien concept, and, […]

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  • There are a lot of choices to be made when you’re going through a renovation. For example, you need to determine a lot of styles and finishes and fixtures. There are overarching styles, and then all the details. Apparently another biggie is whether to stay together with your significant other. According to a 2013 Houzz […]

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  • July 18, 2014 - admin

    World Cup Caliber Table Legs

    The World Cup came to a close this past Sunday, with Germany’s 1-0 win over Argentina. The month long tournament was a chance to celebrate some of the greatest legs in the world. Here at KE Hardware, we celebrate great legs every day, and couldn’t help but notice some striking similarities between our products and […]

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