kitchen design Tag

From Glass to Green - A guide to the most prominent cabinet styles The choices you make for your kitchen are important, and you have to be able to live with them. They will not only establish the style that will be prevalent for all to see, they will determine how efficiently the kitchen functions as well. In this in-depth directory, we take a detailed look at all of the types and styles of kitchen cabinets that are available. Most of what you need to know is right here (and anything else is surely within the pages of this site!).  DOOR...

5 cost-saving tips for choosing cabinets You never really thought twice about your kitchen ‘till someone mentioned that it looked, “vintage”. That could be cool, if it were intentional. The fact is, it’s just old. The kitchen cabinets are chipped, dirty, and there’s that one in particular you always have to slam to make sure it stays shut… what if you replace the cabinets only? You’ve got a little extra cash right now and it’s probably a good investment, why don’t you check online to see? Yup, just as you thought, new cabinets can make the kitchen look all-new and increase the...

Ingenious solutions for maximizing kitchen drawer efficiency Is everything a mess in your kitchen - to your sensibilities anyway? Maybe you have lids separated from their plastic ware, appliance manuals mingling with pot holders, and spatulas sharing the same drawer as phone chargers. Sure, it’s a mess, but it’s your mess – and that means it can be resolved as much as you are willing. Sure, you’re aware the philosophy of putting everything back where it belongs is a good one. It’s the basic drawer strategy. Unfortunately it does not establish a complete safeguard from the disarray that follows most of us...

Regardless of kitchen style, there’s a cabinet that’s perfect You can’t just throw caution to the wind, cabinet doors are too important to make an uneducated choice about. They can be the identifying factor of your kitchen’s design. They are certainly considered the most visible. If you’re not careful, they may also be the most expensive. Whether you have the budget for the elaborate, or simply prefer the simple route, there is a door designed to be the right fit in any scenario. Among the most well-known cabinet styles is the Shaker-style door. It is in fact, the most common in use...

Understanding the benefits of that thing above the oven It seems like there’s not much talk about range hoods. In homes that feature one, it’s just sort of there. Not much thought is given to it or the function it serves. But when it comes to designing or remodeling a home, the question of range hoods inevitably pop up. That’s when it’s necessary to know a thing or two about them. You’re about to learn that they are, in fact, among the more important appliances in your home. {Picture reference to Homebunch} Also known as an extractor or ventilation hood, the range hood’s...

You’re thinking about tile for your backsplash. Here are several types you MUST check out! One element of a kitchen that can establish a commanding look is that of the backsplash. Depending on the style chosen, you can have an inconspicuous backsplash or a bold one that screams, “look at me!” The backsplash concept has developed wildly over the last few years, and there’s an abundance of ideas for what’s to be done with it. Even so, it’s the classic standard that remains the most popular – tile. Why does tile remain so favored? It’s certainly flexible style-wise, and its budget and application...

Know the distinctive traits common in the world of traditional kitchens Traditional kitchens flourish in a wealth of exquisite features. It doesn’t matter what worldly style is used to influence the setup, it will always share a number of certain combined elements affiliated with its popular arrangement. For instance, pay attention to the architectural details. They’re everywhere, rarely is an area missed. It seems as if even the most finite components are embellished. But the best related design assemblies aren’t overbearing or gaudy, they’re a tasteful potpourri of arches, carvings, moldings, and raised panel cabinets. Speaking of cabinets, their construction type has a...

How to make your same-old cabinets appear all-new You’ve had your eye on new kitchen cabinets for some time now. You’re just waiting for that small cash windfall to enable you in the endeavor. Unfortunately it’s only more time that comes to pass. Your budget never expands, but fret not. There are options to updating those cabinets without replacing them. The best solution - you are going to re-face your cabinets! What does re-facing involve? Naturally there are a number of aspects to consider. Ideally, your cabinets should be healthy enough to last another ten years. If so, they will be able...

How countertops mirror your priorities In today’s housing market much is taken into account when buying a home. Does it offer any privacy? How close is it to schools? Is it modern enough to impress my friends? Ideally, we want a home that will accommodate all of the necessary functions to support a family’s everyday living. Some would like it to represent a level of success, maybe even portray a bit of luxury. Others just want it to be efficient and organized. Either way, the kitchen can be seen as an extension of oneself. Studies of appraisals of properties have revealed that...

Investigating the pros and cons of each You’re second-guessing the standard choice of upper cabinets for your new kitchen. You’re considering options like open shelves or, of even minimal ambition, nothing at all! Perhaps we can help you narrow the playing field with an analysis of the advantages and drawbacks of each.   Standard upper cabinets are known for providing plenty of storage within an elegant symmetrical design. The design options are so plentiful you are almost assured you’ll find the perfect set to match any theme you have established or are pursuing, right down to the hardware. When they are desired, upper...