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January 27, 2015
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Murphy Beds: Stylish Space Savers

Even if you aren’t in cramped big city apartment, being able to save space in terms of bedding is a highly valued asset. Whether you have a bedroom you want to double as an office, or if you simply want to keep your bed up and out of the way, the ever-popular Murphy Beds.

 

 

Murphy beds pull down from the wall when in use, easily fold back up in a vertical or horizontal fashion depending on your space needs and using the right hardware.

 

Fold-up Murphy Beds give you convenience and comfort of a guest room without sacrificing space; more room for you, your friends and family, and what you want to give more space to in your life – and home.

CH Hardware offers queen size beds, full sized beds and twin beds – or hardware kit only options, as mechanisms and components for the system or bed frame foundation – everything you need for upgrading your bedroom into a multi-purpose, space-saving area.

What would you do with the extra space?

 

Stay tuned to our blog for more helpful hardware ideas, and follow us on social media, from Facebook to Houzz, to stay in touch!

January 15, 2015
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Why We Love Blum Hinges

Innovative, elegant, and effortless, Blum hinges have become one of the most popular upgrades for remodeling home kitchen cabinets. Having been in the business for over 60 years, Blum is one of the most trusted and respected names in the industry. Now, with their leading-edge Blumotion design, Blum hinges are one of the most in-demand features for a beautifully functional kitchen.

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Blum knows kitchens, and they design their products with the vision of maximizing your kitchen’s potential. Studying the workflow of kitchen users, Blum’s designs encourage better work flow with a focus on streamlined ergonomic interfacing with your kitchen hardware.

 

One of our favorites in 2014, Blum Aventos Cabinet Doors Lift Systems are a particularly innovative kitchen cabinet feature: for cabinets parallel to countertops, these lift systems provide effortless opening, closing, and stopping. We offer a wide selection of Blum Aventos lift system packages, as well as individual parts and components.

 

For more quality Blum products, check out our Blum page at CSHardware.com. Let us know in comments or on social media why you love Blum cabinet and drawer hinges, too!

Rev A Shelf

December 31, 2014
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Top Ten Hardware Products Of 2014

2015 is here, but 2014 has had many great moments – and a lot of great projects, and great products to help bring them reach their potential. We took a moment to reflect on the biggest trends in 2014 and highlight our favorite products of this year. Did you use any of these great home hardware items this year? Continue Reading →

December 18, 2014
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2014 Favorites: 3rd Hand Tools – Great Helpers

3rd Hand Magnetic Dust Barrier Door System

Another favorite this year has been the “handy” tool and gadgets of the 3rd Hand variety. Hardware store heroes and reluctant DIYers all love an extra hand, and when you need a tool to help out in those situations, 3rd Hand comes to the rescue. Continue Reading →

December 18, 2014
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2014 Favorites: Blum Aventos Cabinet Door Lift Systems & Components

One of the favorites of 2014 has been Blum’s Aventos lift systems and related components. This is a premium functional hardware option for your upper cabinets, perfect above kitchen sinks and other counter space.

These cabinet doors easily lift, clearing the way effortless access to cabinet storage space. Even with taller kitchen cabinetry, easy access to the cabinet handles. BLUMOTION quiet closing ensures a smooth transition between open and closed states. Continue Reading →

December 10, 2014
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Organizing Cabinets & Shelves: Closet Space

Part Two in this Series, this week we look at how to make the most of an oft-crowded space: your closet. Whether you have a sprawling boudoir or a compact NYC apartment with “less-than adequate” space, here are some tips for you.

Being organized has its advantages, all throughout your home. How many of us have a not-quite-so-functional closet, either too small or too cluttered? Here are some great ideas on how to use a little bit of creativity and some cleverness to make the most out of your closet storage space.

Closet Storage:  Valet Rods (sliding & pull out)

Ever need an extra hand? Valet rods to the rescue. Standard or collapsible rods can be installed in a variety of places. Now you can keep that freshly ironed shirt ready for an upcoming event, or remind yourself what needs to go to the dry cleaners. Continue Reading →

BASE CABINET FILLER WITH ADJUSTABLE SHELVES

November 13, 2014
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Organizing Cabinets & Shelves: In The Kitchen

With the holiday cooking season upon us, it’s time to make the most of the space we have available. This week we focus on kitchen cabinets and shelving, next week closet storage space.

Being organized has its advantages, all throughout your home.

“Finally, all done with cooking – now where is that glass container? What about the cinnamon — there it is, oh wait, it’s cumin!” Sound familiar? Then it’s time to get organized.

Remodeling or upgrading kitchen cabinets is a great step towards perfecting your home’s kitchen, but having a functional workspace to craft your culinary concoctions is indispensable. This week we want to feature some great ways to streamline your kitchen cabinets and shelving – the more focus is on the joy of cooking, and the less on where the utensils are, the better. Especially if you’ve got a house full of family – or will be cooking for one!

 

Cabinet Door Storage Trays / Bins

With a little bit of effort, cabinet space can be maximized – using both the interior as well as the door. These white storage trays are an example of either direct mounting or using convenient accessory brackets.

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Rolling Ladder Gallery - CustomerSubmitted1

October 30, 2014
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8 Clever Ways To Use A Rolling Library Ladder – All Over The House

Time to go above and beyond library walls.

The classic rolling library ladder often evokes images of majestic libraries, full of epic bookshelves, and maybe Belle sing-songing about escaping her provincial life. But they can be used for a great variety of purposes – from straight utilitarian practicality, or adding a unique sense of design and room architecture. You may even be able to combine the two; let’s browse how a rolling library ladder could be just the right addition for your room. (Note: all photos were customer submitted!) Continue Reading →

October 8, 2014
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Satisfied Customer: Great RTA Cabinets and Outstanding Customer Service!

Happy Customer - RTA Cabinets - Ready To Assemble Cabinets

Remodeling your home can be easy, cost-effective, and even enjoyable – when you have beautiful cabinetry and great customer service! Ready To Assemble cabinets from CS Hardware can help make that process smooth and efficient.

We wanted to share a great story – and a beautifully finished kitchen (yes, those photos sent to us by a real customer, not a showroom!)

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CSH RTA Ready To Assemble Cabinets 1 Why Should I Buy RTA

September 26, 2014
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Should I Buy RTA Cabinets?

CSH RTA Ready To Assemble Cabinets 1 Why Should I Buy RTA

Why buy RTA Cabinets?

In selecting new cabinets for your home, there are a variety of options to consider. Remodeling a home- either one area or a whole house- is a good way to increase the value of your home over time while enhancing the quality of living of your everyday life. That said, remodeling days can be quite costly. This is where DIY ideas such as ready-to-assemble (RTA) cabinets come into place. If you’re looking for a quick and easy assembly, are remodeling on a budget or love do-it-yourself projects, then ready to assemble cabinets are your best option.

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