Tag Archives : small kitchens

Increase efficiency in a small kitchen

If you can reorganize and equip your kitchen for it's maximum utility, you may not need to expand the square footage. You can start by having the shelves replaced with cabinet height pullout drawers read more...
Increase efficiency in a small kitchen

Solving small kitchen problems

Small galley kitchens can get hot quickly - invest in a good quality exhaust hood for your stove, and be sure that it exhausts to the roof, not the attic, or back into the kitchen!  Since the read more...
Solving small kitchen problems

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

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

Remodeling your kitchen

Determine the best layout for your kitchen, cooking style and for how your family uses the kitchen. An accurate drawing of the existing kitchen makes a good starting point. Your contractor should read more...
Remodeling your kitchen

Kitchen islands are where it’s at

These handy work stations are popular for good reasons. They add a great deal of storage capacity to a kitchen, much countertop space, and if a sink is installed in it, the obvious benefits of a read more...
Kitchen islands are where it’s at

Kitchen tile backsplashes set the tone for kitchen style

Whether you are planning to have a new kitchen tile backsplash installed or having your entire kitchen re-made, arm yourself with all the information you need to make the right choices. One of read more...
Kitchen tile backsplashes set the tone for kitchen style

Kitchen storage solutions

Pull-out pantries provide a great solution to storage in a small kitchen . . . and they are a wonderful solution in a larger kitchen as well. But hey, large kitchens have many options for places to read more...

Solid surface countertops for your kitchen

Solid surface countertops are constructed of durable, man-made acrylic to provide years of low maintenance, beauty and service. DuPont Corian and Hi-Macs by LG Hausys are companies providing a read more...

Your Dream Kitchen

Your dream kitchen is the kitchen you've always wanted; plenty of just the right kind of storage, a nice pantry, engineered stone countertops with undermount sink, pull out faucet, and maybe one of read more...

De-clutter your kitchen

If your kitchen annoys you because of all the appliances and other items stored on the countertops, maybe it is time to remodel. Of course, getting rid of someof those items might be in the cards, read more...

How can you make your small kitchen as efficient as a large kitchen?

If your kitchen is small, designing the best layout to maximize your small kitchen makeovers can be a challenge. Knocking out a wall is not always do-able in a smaller or older home. If your yard read more...

Trends are toward renovations that are simpler and budget friendly

Real estate values are still struggling, and people are viewing their homes not as investments, but as their homes!  In other words, the trend is to stay in place and do makeovers for a more read more...

Is your kitchen driving you crazy?

Sometimes its easier to know what is wrong with a room, than to know how to fix it.  Professional Builder has an excellent article on what to do with that inefficient, hard-to-work-in read more...

Include decorative tile in your kitchen or bath design

Most of us are aware of how much difference adding the right tile to a bath remodel can make.  But when it comes to kitchens, tile seems to take a back seat to the cabinets and appliances. White read more...

Alright! Back to the Basics – Getting the most from that small kitchen

So, as I have been wont to say, we do not all have the option to just snap our fingers and get the kitchen of our dreams.  Some of us have to make our dreams fit into the space and budget we have read more...

Design Ideas

Coming up with remodeling concepts for your bath or kitchen can be very difficult.  Well, unless you are one of the lucky ones who has seen many kitchens and baths and have an abundance of ideas read more...

Home Remodeling Sins

A humerous article I found recently at http://homrerenovations.about.com listed the error of hanging a towel rack using construction glue, instead of drywall mounts.  I can imagine when someone read more...

Creating Additional Storage Space in Your Home

I found an article with great ideas on a way to create storage space in your home by utilizing “tight spots” that are just dead ends currently. The article is found on read more...

Remodeling that Undersized Kitchen:

We do not all have great big giant kitchens with unlimited space that we could reformat into whatever our dreams can create.  Some do, and that is great!  But for the rest of us, we have a house we read more...