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Carter’s Way A No-Nonsense Method for Designing Your Own by Carter Oosterhouse

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By Carter Oosterhouse

A no-nonsense approach for designing your personal tremendous trendy domestic. the preferred host of HGTV’s Carter Can, Million greenback Rooms,and pink, scorching & eco-friendly now bargains householders a e-book that includes his empowering home-design method.
Carter Oosterhouse is familiar with how genuine humans reside and the way intimidating domestic layout should be. together with his reassuring, “you can do it” perspective, he is going out of his approach to convey readers find out how to create real looking layout parts that they could enforce with uncomplicated instruments and a bit DIY event. His project is to carry people’s imaginations to lifestyles. The layout good points he constructs use fabrics simply chanced on, are budget-conscious, and every time attainable environmentally friendly.

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Kitchen work aisles should be at least 42 inches wide—48 inches if more than one person works in the kitchen at the same time. • Kitchen designers suggest including at least two different work-surface heights. One should be between 28 and 36 inches above the floor, and another should be between 36 and 45 inches above the floor. This is to accommodate people of different heights. It’s a great ideal, but if it’s not possible, I don’t lose any sleep over it. • I like to see at least 2 feet of uninterrupted prep counter space on either side of the sink—the longer the better (36 inches is really ideal).

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