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To our loyal customers:

We hope this message reaches you and your family in safe conditions amid the health concerns affecting our communities.

We are open and our orders are shipping but during this time please allow extra time for your projects. We want to make sure we take the proper steps to ensure the health and safety of our customers and team members. Because of this we cannot currently guarantee the shipping time displayed by our shipping calculator from all of our distribution centers at this time. Please allow a grace period of 2-4 days and plan your projects accordingly. When your order ships you will receive tracking.

We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us for further assistance.

Best regards,

The MR Direct Team

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What are the Advantages of a Fireclay Farmhouse Sink
On March 15, 2019
If you’re in the market for a kitchen sink that will work hard, last a lifetime, and make a bold statement, a fireclay apron sink just might be what you’re looking for. Match a fireclay sink with practically any style of kitchen, from modern to traditional and everything in between.

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Start a Kitchen Garden
On March 1, 2019
Adding some greenery to your kitchen always freshens up the space. This may be especially needed toward the end of a long dreary winter season, when outdoor gardening is less fun. Plants bring in oxygen and clean the circulating air in a room. Plus, having fresh herbs and some vegetables on hand means you’re more likely to want to cook with them, which will motivate you to cook healthier and more often!

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Money Saving Designer Kitchen Makeover Tips
On February 22, 2019
When you start researching how to spruce up your kitchen, you quickly realize just how expensive it can be. These days, you don’t need marble countertops or all stainless steel appliances to make your kitchen look high end. If you want the look for less, these tips will spruce up your space without overspending on time and money.

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Kitchen Overhaul Planning Checklist
On February 8, 2019
Are you ready to undergo one of the biggest changes in your home? That’s right, a kitchen renovation is one of the most exciting and dramatic changes that can be made. It can also be stressful and expensive, so to make sure your renovation goes right, we’ve compiled a handy list for you to consider before embarking on this journey.

Angelica G.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Create a Cozy Kitchen Atmosphere
On February 1, 2019
This is the year to learn to bring joy into the more hectic parts of our lives. Perhaps you want to have guests over more often, or just make more meals for yourself at home. If you want to create a cozier environment in your kitchen and more easily enjoy the time you spend there, here are some quick and easy adjustments to help soothe your frazzled soul.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets
On January 25, 2019
Replacing cabinets is a great way to upgrade your kitchen, but it is also very expensive. So, why not do it yourself? With these simple by-step instructions, you can transform the look of your kitchen in a weekend.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

A Healthier Kitchen for the New Year
On January 4, 2019
With the new year comes new resolutions, but the most popular ones are invariably, to be healthier, to be more organized, and to live more sustainably. If your goals align with any of these ideas, the place to start is, of course, in the kitchen! Here is a list of the most effective ways to start your new year of cooking off right:

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Instantly Add Storage to a Small Kitchen
On December 21, 2018
Anyone that loves to cook knows that having the right tools makes all the difference. But, if you’re living in a small space, the kitchen quickly can become cluttered, making it hard to clean and even harder to cook.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Simple Tricks to Make Your Kitchen Holiday Ready
On December 7, 2018
This holiday season, the look is cozy minimal. What does that mean? Clean, metallic, and natural elements all come together to create a fun and modern take on classic design. So ditch the dusty old fake wreaths and red and green ribbons, this year it’s time to do something fresh for your holiday kitchen decor

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

6 Steps to Deep Clean Your Bathroom
On November 16, 2018
Want to make your bathroom really shine this holiday season? Give it a good deep clean! Who says deep cleaning only happens in the Spring? The family bathroom should get a good deep clean every few months in order to prevent water damage, mildew, and clutter.

Jamie H.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Should I Get A Large Bathroom Sink?
On November 9, 2018
Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and so do the sinks we install in them. So how do you choose the right size sink for yours? Well, a simple, but thoughtful, evaluation of your bathroom space and your specific needs should give you the answer.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer

Start with the Fundamentals When Shopping for Kitchen Cabinets
On October 26, 2018
On average, fifty percent of any kitchen is covered in cabinetry. That’s a lot! It’s the first thing anyone will notice when they approach the room. If you’re remodeling plans include new cabinets, first, understand some fundamentals about cabinetry before picking colors and handles.

Walt T.

Resident Specialist/Writer