What happens when you need functional yet stylish cabinetry for a space that isn’t climate controlled? For example, in an unheated and unairconditioned space, hot and cold temperatures will shrink most wood cabinet door styles and crack the center panel and the paint. Cabinetry must be constructed in such a way to be able to withstand temperature fluctuations.Read More
Kitchen Design & Remodeling Blog
When you have a large family, having a kitchen that doesn’t function well is really a disadvantage, to say the least. This was the case for a couple in Newton and their four children.
Both busy doctors, the husband enjoys cooking while the wife enjoys baking. However, their existing kitchen design was awkward and they longed for a space that was easy to function in and looked like their style.Read More
There are more than 1,600 cabinet manufacturers, so choosing cabinetry can become overwhelming pretty quickly. A good place to start is to determine whether your design and budget are in line with stock cabinetry, semi-custom cabinetry, or custom cabinetry. Read More
Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home renovation and design, recently announced the community’s picks for Best Of Houzz 2018. Over 40-million monthly users revealed the top-rated home builders, architects, interior designers, landscape pros and other residential remodeling professionals on Houzz. Award-winning businesses were singled out for recognition by Houzz’s community of homeowners and design enthusiasts for helping to turn their home improvement dreams into reality.Read More
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I attended the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando last month to check out the latest news and trends from the industry. If you didn't see it already, take a look at the last blog post about the top 5 inspiring trends for kitchen designs. Now, let’s take a look at what’s trending for bathroom designs in 2018.Read More
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Last month I attended the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in Orlando to evaluate first-hand the latest news and trends from the industry. KBIS is a large trade show dedicated to all aspects of kitchen and bath design, and it was combined with the builders show IBS, so there was a lot to take in but certain trends are definitely surging in popularity. Let’s take a look at what’s trending for kitchen designs—some of them might inspire you.Read More
Just because a kitchen design trend makes a big splash for awhile doesn’t mean it’s timeless. There are some trends that run their course and phase out, usually because of how they affect the look or functionality of our kitchens. As we enter 2018, we’re saying goodbye to these three outdated kitchen trends:
Cabinets that don't extend to the ceiling, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances are all going out of style.
Your cabinets play a large role in creating the first impression of your kitchen, and they can make or break the feel and function of the space. So what do you do when your kitchen cabinets are ugly, outdated, or damaged? Homeowners who want a new look for their kitchen cabinets typically consider two options—cabinet refacing or cabinet replacement.Read More
While setting a budget for your upcoming kitchen remodel may not be as fun as browsing different floor plans, choosing custom cabinetry and hardware, or picking out new appliances, it is certainly just as important. If you’ve spent any amount of time sifting through the numerous kitchen galleries on Pinterest or Houzz, you’ve probably noticed that kitchens are as unique as their homeowners. With so many designs, materials, and upgrades to choose from, it’s very easy to fall in love with a concept, think outside your wallet, and accidentally overspend.Read More
A new kitchen floor plan is the most exciting part of a complete kitchen remodel because it changes the flow of the entire home. While some people know exactly what kind of floor plan they want before calling their kitchen designer, most are still trying to figure out what kitchen floor plan will best fit their families and their lifestyles during our first in-home consultation and sometimes even afterwards.Read More