KITCHEN AREAS WE NEED TO REMEMBER TO CLEAN

We remember to clean the countertops, appliances, oven, sink, and stovetop pretty well right? When you’re running through your checklist while cleaning the kitchen, you may not even realize what you might be missing. Do a deep clean at home this spring, and be sure to add these spots to your list. FRIDGE PAN While [...]

WHAT GOES INTO A KITCHEN CABINET

High quality kitchen cabinets are the equivalent of good furniture. Unfortunately most people don't know what to look for. What you need to look for is usually hidden. Let us briefly discuss what goes into a quality kitchen cabinet. FACE All pieces should be visible from the front of a cabinet.  The wood used on [...]

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QUICK KEYS TO A TRANSITIONAL KITCHEN

Transitional kitchens are basically a blend of contemporary chic and traditional charm. They tend to strike the perfect balance in a kitchen. Transitional kitchen are sometimes considered, “the great moderator.” Reason being, transitional kitchens feature the warmth and welcome of traditional design and the clean, simple lines of the contemporary style, creating a transitional kitchen [...]

HOW TO KEEP YOUR HOUSE COOL IN THE SUMMER HEAT (WITHOUT TURNING ON THE AC)

When it gets warm, it’s natural to crank up the AC or sit in front of a fan. The challenge is that it’s pretty darn expensive to do either. You may not know it, but there are plenty of alternatives for staying cool without cranking up both your AC and electric bill. Here are a [...]

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REMODELING YOUR KITCHEN: PRE-PURCHASE CHECKLIST

The following are some great guidelines for thinking through your new kitchen cabinet/remodel purchase.  After all this is a major decision and you want to get it spot on! There are many consideration you want to take into account. ANALYZE YOUR CURRENT KITCHEN What are some of the things you really like? What are some [...]

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HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE YOUR REMODEL

The following are some tips and guidelines for doing any home remodeling project. PLAN PLAN PLAN Proper planning will not only allow you to explore all your remodeling options, it'll help you stick to your budget. It's really important to know all the product and service options you have available, so you can make sure [...]

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BACKSPLASH THAT WOWS!

Your kitchen's backsplash will bring the whole look of your kitchen together. The perfect backsplash will make your your kitchen reach its potential.  So you need to make sure to find the backsplash color and material that perfectly fit with your personality, the kitchen's look, your cleaning style, and of course your budget. Let's look at [...]

DECORATING ABOVE YOUR KITCHEN CABINETS

Do you have that awkward space between the top of your kitchen cabinets and the ceiling? Some people consider it the ultimate dust collector.  But it doesn't have to be; you have options. Here are some fun ways to go from an "awkward" to an "awesome" space between your cabinets and ceiling... Display Baskets You [...]

6 WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR HOME’S VALUE

All the ways that can translate to resale value have some commonalities.. Low Maintenance Good Quality Energy Efficient Cost Effective These projects are the best long-term remodeling investments you can make: Kitchen Upgrade Even with a very small or minor kitchen remodel you can recover a percentage of the cost during resale.  Replacing cabinets, flooring, [...]

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SPICE UP YOUR KITCHEN WITH STYLISH KITCHEN CABINET HARDWARE

One of the most overlooked accents in the kitchen is the cabinet hardware. Good quality, beautiful cabinet hardware, can take the look of the kitchen to a whole new level.  In fact, the pulls and knobs you select can literally change the design, look, and feel of your kitchen. For instance, the simplicity of Shaker cabinets [...]

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