Make It Happen: Smarty Plans
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Keep mobile devices away from kitchen spills with an acrylic tablet holder from Diamond cabinets. It can be installed below any cabinet and folds up easily. Through dealers, $220. diamondcabinets.com
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PowerRise shades from Hunter Douglas raise and lower using an app. hunterdouglas.com
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3 Reasons We Love Induction
Quick Because magnetic waves heat a pan directly, induction cooking takes 25–50 percent less time than other methods.
Precise Induction has a wide range of heat settings and adjusts instantly, so fine-tuning a simmer is simple.
Safe The surface remains cool, so fingers can’t get burned accidentally. And there’s no chance of gas leaks.
Here’s a way to try this easy, energy-efficient cooking technology before purchasing a full-size appliance. Induction heats cast-iron or stainless-steel pots and pans using electromagnetism for faster, more even cooking. $169 single burner, $249 double burner. waringpro.com
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Avoid messy handles with Pfister’s Selia touch-free faucet that turns on and off with a wave of your hand. Water stops after two minutes without use. $299. pfisterfaucets.com
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If you love the look of stone but blanch at the maintenance, consider this high-performance countertop that’s impervious to stains. $58–$96 per square foot. dekton.com