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From concept to completion, how to ease the process Unless you’re a pro, it’s hard not to enter a kitchen remodel without feeling like a scatterbrain. It’s overwhelming, where do you start? Are you motivated by the need to replace appliances? Perhaps you’ve seen some photos of contemporary kitchens that have inspired you. Do you simply need more space? Whatever your reason, always be aware that it is best to do it right, by taking your time. Plenty of research will pay for itself multifold. Then, when you’re ready to go, refer to the following, hopefully it will prove helpful.What do...

Wholesale Kitchen Cabinets Showroom in Los Angeles Celebrates Our 20th Anniversary Cabinet City, a leading Los Angeles distributor of kitchen cabinets and home improvement products, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Unsurprisingly, we have made it a year to remember with an amazing new release and beautiful updates to our showroom.Before we go into all of that, though, we wanted to take some time to review the past 20 years of growth and wonderful kitchen remodels:When Cabinet City was founded by husband and wife team Kenny and Lisa, it was with only Honey Oak and Square Beech styles available--we...

Kitchen Remodeling in Los Angeles Hotels is a Game Changer Over the past decade and longer, premier hotels in major metropolitan areas have been engaged in a furious and bloody cold war of design. It must be incredibly harrowing to have to maintain a lead when you’re neck and neck against some of the best designers in the world, all trying to give their client hotels an edge. In scenarios like this, it’s clear that every little bit helps down to the grout work. No stone can be left unturned in pursuit of the angle that makes their rooms unique.We wanted...

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...

A look at the science of Melamine kitchen cabinets For the budget conscious they’re a lucky find. For the stylish eye they’re a sly choice. They are typically used for European style cabinets where synthetic substances are typically preferred over real or hard wood. I am speaking of the man-made material known as “Melamine”. Hang on folks, it’s about to get a little technical…A substrate of pressed wood, medium density fiberboard (aka “MDF”) or plywood is heat-sealed between paper that is covered in a special resin. Thermally fused melamine combines with formaldehyde in a chemical melding process, thus serving to create...

An overview of these special constructsIf you’ve been doing a little research into cabinets, by now you are possibly aware of the general differences between Euro-style cabinets and the common American “Shaker” design. As amazing as it sounds, together they make up the majority of cabinet types used worldwide. In fact, they’ve been the primary models used in kitchens for years.A "Shaker" style cabinet is also known as “framed”. The door is literally a 4 piece frame that surrounds a middle recessed panel. The doors are hinged to, and lie on top of, its wooden box “face frame”. Euro style...

Tips for establishing the perfect hue for your kitchen When it comes to the kitchen and having the perfect ideas that best complement the style, it is important to choose the right color for your countertops. When you want to decorate the room it may be the most relevant choice you make. You need to factor in the overall style of your home, how often you actually use the countertops, as well as your personal tastes and what you hope to achieve. Obviously you first need to choose the material you want for your countertops. Then it’s time to determine the color....

Follow these tips for making an educated decision In a kitchen remodel, you could be looking at the cost of cabinets taking up to 40% of your total budget. It is a big expense in a renovation. It’s not easy making decisions in regard to cabinet replacements, whatever design you choose sets the look for the entire kitchen and it’s one you likely will have to live with for years, possibly decades.Currently it makes sense to settle on kitchen cabinets of conservative design, as they’re less likely to become wildly out of style any time soon. People are choosing less busy...

A guide for knowing and applying light sources You may not be a professional lighting designer, but you understand the importance of layering light. It’s the secret behind turning a standard home into a place of elegance. For years, homes came built with very standard overhead lighting powered by on/off light switches. Now many lighting schemes are being incorporated with the additional feature of dimmers. Whatever a home is lacking light-wise may easily be remedied with additional installations. An artful use of highlights and shadows will create a subtle mood and a pleasing environment.Start with the most obvious factor, the windows....