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Kitchen Blog

It’s our way of “giving back” for making us one of the best kitchen & bath dealers in the country. Our blog teaches you everything you need to know about kitchens and how to get the best results possible. Play the video to the right, and read articles below…

Why You Need a Good Range Hood

Why you need a good Range HoodRange Hoods are More Important Than People RealizeVentilation is a commonly underestimated aspect of kitchens, yet it is one of the most important. A kitchen is an investment, and like other investments you want to protect it from...

Should I Move Out for My Kitchen Remodel?

Its no secret that a kitchen remodel is not something that you do in a day. It can also be inconvenient for your day-to-day living. Unless you have a second kitchen in the homeyou may choose to move out or stay somewhere else while the remodel is going on. While it...

Should You Sell or Remodel Your Home? Take the Quiz

Is it Better to Sell or Remodel? If youre considering any changes in your home, one of the questions might be whether its better to sell it or remodel it. This is a very common question which brings a lot of things into play in answering it. The right answer for you...

Some Keys to Getting the Best Closet Design

Is a new closet design in your future plans? Many people take very little time in planning their closets, and end up with an imperfect match to their clothing and lifestyle. Its a time where regret sets in because you end up with the feeling of missing the mark, which...

Predicted Kitchen Trends for 2018

2018 is full of surprises and some long standing trends are finding their way out the door. So what should homeowners want to consider who are planning a kitchen remodel in 2018? Houzz recently released their home design trends for 2018, described below. More color in...

Creative Kitchen Ideas for the End of Your Cabinets

Sometimes you may want to do something creative and unique at the end of a run of cabinets. It can either be for style, or even for better storage ability, but there are many things you can choose from to make it different. Here are some ideas that can make your...

Your “Greenhouse” Pre-Kitchen Remodel Phase

Are you thinking about getting a new kitchen? Studies show that homeowners start looking and educating themselves about kitchens up to 2 years before the begin their project. We call this pre-kitchen remodel phase the Greenhouse Phase. The Greenhouse Phase is when...

Make Your Small Kitchen Look Tidy

Making a small kitchen look tidy and clean can sometimes be tricky. It doesnt take much clutter or stuff to make it look unkempt or untidy. Following these few simple design tricks will help you to have a clean and attractive small kitchen. Small kitchens can be a...

Best Place to Start and Stop Your Backsplash

Getting the perfect finished look in your kitchen has a lot to do with where to start and stop your backsplash. With windows, walls, and doors it can be a difficult decision to know where the best places are, especially when you are using a beautiful material that...

What’s Great About Shaker Doors

Shaker style kitchen cabinet doors are becoming one of the most popular door styles of choice. They are versatile and will work with any kitchen style. They are both simple and practical for several reasons. Easy To Maintain Shaker doors are low maintenance and easy...

What Kitchen Design Certifications Mean to You

When it comes to getting your kitchen designed, there are some acronyms you may hear that could be confusing. What do they mean and are they important? Were here to explain them. Some of the acronyms in the Kitchen and Bath Industry have to do with whether a designer...

Kitchen Design for Empty Nesters

The kids are gone and the kitchen that was once bustling is no longer used in the way it was. For many of us there is more time to entertain and it is the perfect time for a kitchen renovation. Its time to have a kitchen that fits your new lifestyle. So what is it...

Making Your Own Coffee Station

Are you an avid coffee drinker? Well, the money you spend at the coffee shop may pay for your own coffee station in your home over time. Consider making your own coffee shop and theme it however you want in your kitchen. Here are some good ideas to get you stated. You...

Waste Less Food in Your Kitchen

How do you compare with the average American who throws away 20 pounds of food per month? That adds up in so many ways of waste, from money to trash space. Not to mention fridge space that didnt need to be taken, which amplifies the problem further. The national...

What to do With the Extra Wall in Your Kitchen

Your kitchen may be one of those where theres a wall thats too far away to be part of your kitchen work zones, but close enough you need to do something with it. Theres always something that can be done that youll love. Here are some ideas to help you. A Hutch A hutch...

Using Mirrors in Your Kitchen

If there is one thing that can make a huge difference in the feel of a space, its a mirror. Mirrors in your kitchen can reflect light and space in a way that can sometimes make it feel like your room is twice as large as it is. Not to mention how the light in the room...

17 Kitchen Design Tips to Consider

A great kitchen is all about the details. The little things come together to create the perfect environment. Here are some great kitchen design tips for your project that help to make your new kitchen just what you need: Color-Coordinate Your Power Outlets wherever...