Easy Remodeling Ideas That Will Improve Ease of Use of Your Kitchen

Your kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s where the family gathers, holiday meals are created, and celebratory toasts are shared, but your kitchen also gets frequent day-to-day use. Whether you’re making lunches during the morning rush or whipping up lunch or dinner, you need convenience in the kitchen. With a few easy remodeling projects, you can boost the ease of use of your kitchen and streamline your daily routine. 

Built-In Cabinets

Storage — it’s one thing that a kitchen can never have enough of. A built-in cabinet renovation project can give your kitchen the accessible storage space that it needs for greater organization. Pantry items, kitchen equipment, and tableware can all have a designated place in your new built-in cabinets. Well-placed cabinetry will keep your kitchenware out of the way of your cooking space while still being handy whenever you need it.  Continue reading “Easy Remodeling Ideas That Will Improve Ease of Use of Your Kitchen”

Advantages of Built-In Shelving Over Book Cases and Media Centers

Have you ever considered making the switch from furnishings to built-in options? There are a lot of advantages to getting built-in shelving and ditch the excess, large, bulky furniture. Here are just a few of the advantages to scheduling an estimate for your new built-in shelving.

Built-in shelving utilizes “unusable” spaces.

Some living spaces, especially if they are a bit oddly shaped, have at least one nook or cranny that seems impossible to use. Finding just the right sized cabinet or bookcase to fill the space could be a nightmare, but it can easily be transformed into additional space through built-in shelving. Continue reading “Advantages of Built-In Shelving Over Book Cases and Media Centers”

Why Closet Space Is a Sore Point Among House Hunters

Did you know that out of the 80 percent of Americans who are not completely satisfied with their home purchase, almost 10 percent said that the worst sticking point was a lack of storage and closet space. But what makes this so frustrating? Here’s what most homeowners have to say about their lack of closets.

Why is there never a closet near the front or back doors? 

If you have a dirty job or hobby, having a closet near the main point of entry is ideal for keeping the mess contained to one location. If it is raining, having a closet by the door gives you a dry place to store open umbrellas, hang rain coats, or allow rain boots to air dry. A handy spot for grabbing a jacket is also a plus. Continue reading “Why Closet Space Is a Sore Point Among House Hunters”

Top 5 Reasons to Install a Kitchen Island During Your Remodel

Have you ever wished for an extra surface while baking or cooking a large meal? A kitchen island can give you that and so much more. There are a lot of reasons that you should install a kitchen island as part of your remodel. Here are just a few.

Add some storage.

You have a lot of options for using that space under the counter, but that kitchen island definitely gives you some additional storage. If you want to keep your baking things separate from cooking and serving, a kitchen island is a good way to do that. You can also use the open space under a kitchen island as an organized and out-of-sight recycling center. Continue reading “Top 5 Reasons to Install a Kitchen Island During Your Remodel”

Make Use of Every Inch of Your Kitchen with These Organizational Shelving Ideas

A kitchen remodel is the perfect opportunity to reorganize your kitchen with the best shelving ideas. You can get these custom shelves installed in your kitchen as part of your remodel, spending barely more than you would have anyway. Planning ahead for these shelving ideas make them that much more effective. Here are a few to consider.

Filing space

Muffin tins, cookie sheets, and rectangular cake pans can be easily stored and accessed when you create a “filing” system. The cabinet only needs to be fitted with customized slots so that you can separate the different types of bakeware. Continue reading “Make Use of Every Inch of Your Kitchen with These Organizational Shelving Ideas”

Why You Need to Start Your Kitchen Remodel for Thanksgiving Now

Do you want a new kitchen before you have to cook a huge thanksgiving dinner for your friends and family? You’re going to need to start now if you want to have it completed in time to make your project a success. Here are some of the biggest reasons you need to contact us now for your kitchen remodel design.

The average kitchen remodel is going to take a minimum of six weeks from start to finish.

You can speed up the process by starting with a clear budget that is mostly set in stone, but has a bit of wiggle room built into it. By setting and sticking to a budget and narrowing down your choices based on that budget, you’ll be able to make fast decisions and get the ball rolling on the actual construction. Continue reading “Why You Need to Start Your Kitchen Remodel for Thanksgiving Now”

Designing the Perfect Kitchen for Holiday Cooking

What did you wish for the last time you cooked a holiday meal in your kitchen? Are you getting ready to cook your first holiday meal? When you look at your kitchen, do you think it can handle the demands you want to place on it?

If any of these answers lead you to remodeling your kitchen, you’re not alone. Most people who purchase a pre-existing home are unhappy with their kitchen in some way. If you want to enjoy preparing and hosting a big meal for your friends and family without getting too stressed out, now is the time to remodel your kitchen to meet your needs.

Here are a few things you might think about for your holiday kitchen: Continue reading “Designing the Perfect Kitchen for Holiday Cooking”

Home Renovation Ideas to Improve Accessibility

Are you a homeowner suddenly facing disability or caring for someone with a disability? Even if you just have a frequent visitor that is using a wheelchair or other mobility device, adjusting things in and around your home can make a big difference in their experience in your household. Here are some of the home renovations you should consider, especially if someone in your home will require assistance for some time.

Grab Bars

Most people think to install grab bars in the bathroom, but what about elsewhere? Installing a grab bar next to the bed can be very helpful, especially if the individual has orthostatic hypotension (rapidly falling blood pressure when changing elevation). You can also install grab bars near their favorite place to sit in the living room, etc. Continue reading “Home Renovation Ideas to Improve Accessibility”

How to Make the Most of Your Bathroom Renovations

Thinking about a bathroom remodel? There are a lot of things to think about when planning your new bathroom. If you’re pulling everything out and starting from scratch, the possibilities are nearly unlimited. Only your imagination and creativity can put a damper on your renovation plans and outcome.

So how do you get the most out of your bathroom remodel? Think outside the box, and consider what you might need in your bathroom in the future. Here are some examples: Continue reading “How to Make the Most of Your Bathroom Renovations”

Organizing and Decorating Tips for Your Entertainment Room

There comes a point in most families’ lives when you have to embrace the need for an entertainment room. Whether you choose an unused bedroom, a family room or den, or the finished basement, having an entertainment room can help your family coexist, while also bringing your family together on occasion. Here are some tips for organizing and decorating your entertainment room.

The Custom Entertainment Center

You should start with an entertainment center that works specifically for your collections and interests. If you or your teenage sons like to play a lot of video games, make sure your entertainment center has the ability to run all of the systems in an organized way. Cord organization for the game systems and all other tv peripherals is also important. Continue reading “Organizing and Decorating Tips for Your Entertainment Room”