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”

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”

Key Decisions During Your Kitchen Renovations

There are a lot of little decisions that you’ll have to make throughout the planning and process of your kitchen renovations. Beyond the little things like paint color or cabinet stain, you’ll also have to give consideration to other more important items like appliances and countertops. Here are some of the key decisions you need to make before starting your kitchen remodel.

Countertop Type

There are a lot of different types of countertops out there, and you might not want just one of them for your kitchen. Many people like to have one section of counter to be a butcher block, making cutting boards no longer necessary. Other people prefer to have a granite countertop so that they can put hot items directly on the surface without worrying about damage. Choose the countertop that makes the most sense for you. Continue reading “Key Decisions During Your Kitchen Renovations”

How to Make Your Kitchen Remodel Run Smoothly

Cabinet JobsRemodeling your kitchen is not something to be taken lightly, and it can be a major inconvenience while the work is being done. As long as your kitchen is being remodeled, you’re going to spend a lot of extra money on food and meals because you won’t be able to cook at home. That is just one of the inconveniences that you will face. To make sure that your kitchen is back to working order quickly, here are some things you can do to make your kitchen remodel run smoothly.

Getting the Best Team

Having a great team to handle your remodel is the first important step to making sure that everything runs smoothly and according to plan. Check out all of your contractors and suppliers thoroughly to ensure that you are getting the best available for the best value. You may not want to choose the least expensive contractor or supplier, unless they also come highly recommended. Continue reading “How to Make Your Kitchen Remodel Run Smoothly”

Three Ways We Work with Builders for Your Kitchen Installation or Remodel

Cabinet JobsIf you have hired a builder to install or remodel your kitchen, you may be thinking that you need to work with their specific vendors to get your kitchen cabinets. However, most builders will be more than happy to accommodate you and allow us to design your custom kitchen cabinets. Here is how we work with builders to ensure that you get the kitchen of your dreams.

Consultation

When you choose us to design your kitchen cabinets, we will consult with you on your needs and what you want for your kitchen. If you are doing a kitchen remodel, we can come to your home and learn what works for you and what needs to be changed from your current kitchen. After discussing our custom solutions, we will contact your builder and consult with them on how to best incorporate your custom cabinets into your kitchen build. Continue reading “Three Ways We Work with Builders for Your Kitchen Installation or Remodel”