Category : Kitchen Featured

How many activities can be done in the kitchen

So much activity goes on in the kitchen, for some homeowners it is more convenient to have a small desk in the kitchen for bill paying, keeping household bills current, and reviewing new recipes and read more...
How many activities can be done in the kitchen

Kitchen walls and backsplashes – what to do with them?

What's up with backsplashes? Why do we have them? Why do some only go up 4 inches and others basically cover the whole wall, the area not covered by the upper cabinets, that is. Kitchen read more...
Kitchen walls and backsplashes – what to do with them?

What’s really the purpose of a kitchen backsplash?

The primary purpose of a kitchen backsplash is t protect the wall behind the sink from water damage, and the wall behind the stove from heavy grease and cooking stains. Backsplashes are designed to read more...
What’s really the purpose of a kitchen backsplash?

Happy cooks need great kitchen storage

What's the key to a happy cook? It starts with an organized pantry where it's easy to see and therefore use what is there. If it drives you crazy walking into a pantry space that is disorganized and read more...
Happy cooks need great kitchen storage

Everything you need to know about kitchen sinks

Well, almost everything! Those utilitarian sinks of long ago have been replaced with a plethora of options. There are undermount, and top mount sinks; single or double bowl style; sinks with one side read more...
Everything you need to know about kitchen sinks

Why add a pantry to your kitchen

With so many of us running to Costco and buying in bulk, a pantry seems a no-brainer. There needs to be a place to store our kitchen purchases, and keeping them organized is a real help. A well read more...
Why add a pantry to your kitchen

Update your kitchen

New cabinets, countertops and backsplash will make you love your kitchen! Depending on how old and how worn your kitchen surfaces are, you may not need all of these options. Good quality cabinets read more...
Update your kitchen

Thinking outside the box for kitchen cabinets

The traditional kitchen has upper and lower cabinets, and sometimes, if there is an island, more cabinets under the island. All of these are great, but there is a trend to replace some upper cabinets read more...
Thinking outside the box for kitchen cabinets

Updating your kitchen – ideas

It's not unusual for homeowners to be somewhat unsatisfied with their kitchen, but not sure how to make it better. After all, it's not cheap to upgrade and one wants to be sure they do all the right read more...
Updating your kitchen – ideas

Kitchen islands – pro and con

There's no doubt that kitchen islands add more storage and counterspace to your kitchen. They also provide a congenial seating/ eating area where family can talk while preparing meals, doing read more...
Kitchen islands – pro and con

Think outside the box for kitchen cabinets

Kitchen cabinets can be: Totally open, with no doors Cabinet doors with clear or semi-opaque doors No upper cabinets, but shelves Traditional cabinets with doors Cabinets with doors read more...
Think outside the box for kitchen cabinets

Kitchen pantries

Do you have enough space in your kitchen to store food items and small appliances? Of course you don't! If you are ready to have that pantry built for your storage needs, here are some ideas: A read more...
Kitchen pantries

Improved kitchen storage

Kitchens can always use more storage or more convenient, usable storage. Updating your kitchen should include adding pull outs to maximise availability of storage, and accessibility. Some kitchens read more...
Improved kitchen storage

It’s the little things that make a big difference

If you have had a kitchen with annoying drawer pulls or knobs, you know what we mean. It's no fun whacking your fingers against the drawer and maybe even breaking a nail, which can happen when your read more...
It’s the little things that make a big difference

Some thoughts on kitchen cabinet decisions

Choosing or replacing kitchen cabinets is one of the biggest investments in a kitchen, so you'll want something you won't have to change, paint or refresh anytime soon. Walnut is a timeless, read more...
Some thoughts on kitchen cabinet decisions

What elements make a kitchen sophisticated?

Most of us use the kitchen for more than just meal prep. Those multi-use kitchens need a little assistance to go from merely practical to stylish. Have your new custom made upper cabinets built read more...
What elements make a kitchen sophisticated?

Kitchen designs match how we live today!

It's undeniable that during the last year most of us have changed the way we use our homes; from working at home, to school over the internet, we have been spending more time home. Add to that, the read more...
Kitchen designs match how we live today!

Ideas to upgrade your kitchen

In many households, the kitchen is the most used part of the house. A beautiful kitchen can bring joy to cook in as well as have dinner with your family. Also, it is important to keep it updated to read more...
Ideas to upgrade your kitchen

Here are 5 excellent reasons to take the plunge with the kitchen makeover

The kitchen is as much a family area as the dining or living room. Or even more so, depending on your family habits! Hence, you might as well make it as modern, well equipped and updated as you read more...
Here are 5 excellent reasons to take the plunge with the kitchen makeover

Ideas to improve small kitchens

Regardless of the size of the kitchen, the most important factor in renovating or creating new space is to determine how the space will be used. Ask yourself, how often do you prepare meals, read more...
Ideas to improve small kitchens

What makes a kitchen great?

For any kitchen, one of the most important things is storage. Whether it's in the form of cupboards, drawers or pantries, it's important to make sure that you have the right amount of space in order read more...
What makes a kitchen great?

How to get more storage in your kitchen

There are some clever ways to add storage to a kitchen, and what methods are used to improve your kitchens' storage capacity depends on several things: Can a wall be removed to expand the read more...
How to get more storage in your kitchen

Kitchen pantries

So many homes come with inadequate storage in the kitchen. Which is odd, considering our penchant for shopping at Costco, and we are all advised to keep supplies on hand for who-knows-what read more...
Kitchen pantries

Updating those annoying kitchen cabinets

Many homeowners put up with elements of their kitchens that are not what they really want, as remodeling the kitchen is so disruptive. But the day comes when it cannot be put off any longer! After read more...
Updating those annoying kitchen cabinets

Smart kitchen remodeling ideas

Color is very important to the whole appearance of your kitchen. If you are drawn to dramatic colors, it would be wise to resist the urge to go all out with that fav color, but to use it as an accent read more...
Smart kitchen remodeling ideas