Kitchen Remodel Tag

Increase the Warmth of Your Kitchen with Taupe Cabinets If your instincts have been telling you to shift away from an all-white kitchen design to something with a bit more warmth to it like taupe cabinets, we can’t blame you. There is an undeniably inviting nature to the pleasant neutral colors that a colorless kitchen simply can’t match. While the seemingly endless procession of white shaker cabinets is unlikely to slow anytime soon, we are seeing a definite turn in design trends this year. If you’re glancing around at your pristine alabaster kitchen right now with a sheepish look, don’t despair! One...

Benefits of Modular Kitchens and Putting Them to Good Use: Modular kitchens offer a cleaner, clutter-free appearance that is not offered by other kitchens. Their designs attempt to maximize every inch of space. The typical modular layout will include wall cabinets, base cabinets, tall/pantry cabinets, and special cabinets. To construct a successful modular kitchen, it is essential to commit to a layout because the stove, oven and microwave are placed in fixed locations within or next to wall cabinets. Choice of Colors Colors have a large influence in the appearance of a kitchen. When picking a kitchen color it should remain a consistent...

New Ideas for the Modern Kitchen There are so many cool new trends floating around in kitchen design right now that it is ridiculous trying to keep up with everything. We’re definitely seeing a strong continuation of last year’s progression of the kitchen towards a social space and trophy spot in homes, which we love. The entire home isn’t just a financial investment, it’s an investment in happiness and peace of mind. Seeing all of the new avenues springing up for us to make our kitchens reflect ourselves is fantastic. As it can be difficult to find all of the cool new...

Topics for consideration prior to taking action. On average, kitchen remodeling costs anything from $20,000 to $60,000. Especially remodeling a kitchen in Los Angeles, it typically will cost more than it would in other parts of the country. Every homeowner should consider their particular kitchen, situation and lifestyle before embarking on such a large and costly project. A family should think about their priorities when it comes to their kitchen use. They should consider how many people will be cooking regularly and how large their typical gatherings are. Traffic in the kitchen should also be considered when deciding on the room’s...

Knowing the basics of today’s cabinetry options There is no doubt that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s often the center of attention. Home improvement expenditure reached 326.1 billion dollars in 2015, the focal point of which is usually the cabinetry. Today’s kitchens are designed to multi-task and take on all related challenges. With enough options of finishes and hardware to satisfy any taste and budget, there has never been an easier time to get the kitchen you imagine for the price that you can afford. Currently, the market favors stock and semi-custom cabinets. There are a few obvious...

Besides Granite, there are many other popular kitchen surfaces Granite countertops have long been the ‘go-to’ for kitchens of the mid to higher end. It’s a status of popularity that seems to withstand years of changing trends. Perhaps that’s because not everyone can afford it, and like the expensive car it’s become a status symbol, a passive aggressive method of flaunting wealth. You could say the joke’s on them. There are countertop options that look and feel just like granite but are priced at a fraction of the cost. In fact, there is a variety of alternate materials that provide a wealth...

Unlock hidden kitchen solutions No, it’s not some new innovation. It’s not a scientific breakthrough. It’s more like a much overlooked old reliable standard. It’s a system everybody has used because it’s practical. It’s neither trendy nor fashionable. We are speaking, of course, about open shelves. Yes open shelving has been around for years. Most people don’t think twice about it, it is taken for granted for the most part. Despite not being in the forefront, it’s not going anywhere either. It’s a storage solution that has proven itself and it is here to stay. The rustic look isn’t necessarily of mass appeal,...

Tips for making the wisest decision It’s not easy. You’re working with a kitchen and serious questions arise. It doesn’t matter if it’s a new home or a remodel, the issues you face are the same. You’ve probably already learned that it is the cabinets that consume the majority of a kitchen budget. You’re looking at making an investment in something that should be able to last for years, if not decades. Obviously, you’re not going to rush into this – this is something that needs to be done right. So before you carelessly spend time and money, weigh the factors that...

Explore the elements of the Modern Kitchen Style What makes a Modern kitchen? Elements such as frameless cabinets, horizontal lines and lack of ornamentation are all popular hallmarks of it, but it can be a challenge to determine what sets it apart from the Contemporary style. The two are in fact, similar yet profoundly different. When one is speaking of up-to-the-moment as in right now, they are referring to the Contemporary style. Modern, on the other hand, is of a specific design scheme from the early to mid-20th century that actually broke off from the standard styles of the days before the...

Even knobs have stories We tend to take certain hardware for granted, don’t we? The wheels on our chairs, the fixtures for our lights, the locks on our doors, the handles on our cabinets… we can’t be blamed for not giving them a second thought, they were always just there, serving a purpose. Sometimes life doesn’t afford us a moment to stop and ask “where did that come from?” But when it does, we are introduced to a whole new world, and we’re better for it. I suppose one could laugh at the idea of writing a story about minor kitchen hardware,...