The kitchen. It's the undeniable heart of the home, the hub from which families fan out and come together again. Much more than a place to make and take meals, it's also "homework central", a home office, and an entertaining area all rolled into one. So when it's time to update or remodel your kitchen you'll want to be armed with as much information as possible. With the abundant amount of information available, there seem to be more choices than ever before but you're still left wondering "Is this the best use of my space?" "What are the pros and cons of my materials?" and "Is this the best bang for my buck?"