Category : Kitchen Featured

Countertops for kitchen and bath

Ah, there's nothing like a beautiful countertop to set off a new kitchen or bath! They don't have to be expensive, but the upside of paying more for a more durable (and let's face it - gorgeous) read more...
Countertops for kitchen and bath

Upgrades for the parts of your home you will appreciate the most

Painting the bedroom is nice, but you mostly sleep there. The room that gets the most time-spent points is the kitchen. The largest areas you see when walking into the kitchen is the floor, read more...
Upgrades for the parts of your home you will appreciate the most

How to select the best kitchen cabinets for your new kitchen

The basic types are Stock cabinets, Semi-custom, and custom cabinets. Stock are the basic cabinets that every major hardware store carries. These cannot be customized and must be purchased to fit the read more...
How to select the best kitchen cabinets for your new kitchen

How to get more counterspace in your kitchen

You know that old saying "You can never be too rich or too thin"? OK, you can be too thin, but it's just a saying, don't analyze it. The analogy for your home is, you can't have too much counter read more...
How to get more counterspace in your kitchen

What kitchen design elements can improve space & efficiency?

Moving a doorway or removing a wall to improve layout is always a better investment than splurging on high end appliances or even custom cabinets. While your kitchen serves various purposes, it's read more...
What kitchen design elements can improve space & efficiency?

Smart kitchen renovations

Any room can get old, and although it's parts and pieces may not be worn out, so you don't feel justified to really renovate the space, here are some things you can have your contrator do in the read more...
Smart kitchen renovations

Kitchen remodel ideas

The kitchen is one of the most used spaces in your home. Sooner or later, depending on usage, your kitchen will need a refresh or remodel for repairs and to keep it up to date. Even in if you are read more...
Kitchen remodel ideas

Kitchen storage solutions

The transition from fixed to adjustable, and then to roll-out cabinet shelves has forever changed the way homeowners view storage in their kitchens. Whether you utilize roll-outs, pull-outs, or blind read more...
Kitchen storage solutions

Kitchen lighting fixtures – do it right!

When updating your kitchen, you probably want new lighting fixtures - maybe even a complete change in the way the room is lighted. Older kitchens often only have a ceiling light, which too often read more...
Kitchen lighting fixtures – do it right!

Specialized storage space in your kitchen

Pull out drawers in the kitchen island. Islands are for more than prepping dinner; be sure that your contractor builds in plenty of storage under that counter. Wine storage in the pantry. Keep read more...
Specialized storage space in your kitchen

Fall kitchen remodel inspiration

Here are some great ideas to consider while planning your Fall kitchen remodel: Use patterns in your kitchen backsplash tile. This can be prominent, or subtle, as in using subway tiles. They are read more...
Fall kitchen remodel inspiration

Solutions to kitchen storage, the modern day problem!

A few hundred years ago, homeowners had less "stuff" to store, but no one seems to want to go back to those "good old days", so we need to tackle the storage problem. Kitchens are notorious for read more...
Solutions to kitchen storage, the modern day problem!

A kitchen for entertaining

If your kitchen just doesn't work for hosting dinner guests, maybe it's time to renovate; if your kitchen layout, appliances and even the faucet are so unappealing that the thought of planning and read more...
A kitchen for entertaining

Pantry ideas for difficult kitchens

Not every home has an ideal spot to plop a kitchen pantry in; however with some thought, there are many clever ways to create pantry space.  Reclaim room from a hall closet that is next to the read more...
Pantry ideas for difficult kitchens

Are you a gourmet cook?

If you are serious about how your food is prepared, then you are no doubt meticulous in selecting your kitchen layout and appliances. An epicurean's kitchen is usually equipped with read more...
Are you a gourmet cook?

Kitchen range hoods

Practical elements of kitchens can be easy to overlook; something you need, but not exactly exciting. How many cfm, where to exhaust it to . . . ho, hum, are you getting sleepy? Turn that boring, read more...
Kitchen range hoods

Great kitchen remodeling ideas

There are so many ways to customize a kitchen, it might seem overwhelming at first. Here are some ideas to help narrow down those cabinet options: Kitchen cabinets can have a contrasting color in read more...
Great kitchen remodeling ideas

What is your dream kitchen like?

Is your kitchen updated to the dream kitchen you've always wanted? It's not like a tattoo - if you remodel to create that ideal kitchen, and 15 years later (or sooner if you want!), your tastes have read more...
What is your dream kitchen like?

Kitchen storage ideas

First off, use the space you have; just because the standard cabinets from the store stop 6 inches below the ceiling, doesn't mean that has to be lost space. How about having custom cabinets built read more...
Kitchen storage ideas

Questions to ask yourself before beginning a kitchen renovation

Do you use your kitchen as an entertainment zone? If so, opening the kitchen up to the dining area and having a kitchen island installed will help with providing space for company while you prepare read more...
Questions to ask yourself before beginning a kitchen renovation

Great ideas to incorporate in your kitchen remodel

Stainless steel appliances never lose their appeal, perhaps because they look great with any color scheme.  Natural hues and soft neutrals, with shades of white and cream are the most commonly read more...
Great ideas to incorporate in your kitchen remodel

Kitchen cabinets – They’re not the same for everyone

That's why you will probably have your kitchen cabinets replaced at some point in time, especially if you bought an already existing home. Each person has their own cooking style, and that requires read more...
Kitchen cabinets – They’re not the same for everyone

How to do kitchen remodeling right!

First, plan! Think of it this way; the planning phase would benefit from taking more time than the actual construction. If you plan well, the amount of time you're inconvenienced by construction work read more...
How to do kitchen remodeling right!

Update your kitchen exhaust hood

Exhaust hoods can be a stylish focal point for your kitchen. If you are unhappy with your current hood, either because of poor ventilation or because the style just doesn't work for you, it may be read more...
Update your kitchen exhaust hood

Kitchen islands and peninsulas are popular options

What's not to like in extra storage and working space? If you have a few square feet that currently only increase the number of steps from your countertop to the stove or fridge, then maybe it's time read more...
Kitchen islands and peninsulas are popular options