Questions to Ask Before Remodeling Your Kitchen

Have you caught remodeling fever? With all of the home improvement shows on TV that continue to gain in popularity, you’re certainly not alone. And hardworking kitchens always seem to beg for a little “freshening up” ahead of other rooms in our homes. Remodeling your kitchen does have many advantages from creating better workspaces for the cooks in your family to adding real value to your home.

But, how do you assure that you will be happy with the outcome of a kitchen remodel? These projects take considerable time to complete and can require a significant investment depending on your goals. And, it’s true that there are plenty of horror stories about new appliances that don’t fit through doorways as they’re being delivered or even sketchy contractors who happily accept payment and then vanish into thin air before completing their work.

As you’ve also seen on those TV shows, many things can go disastrously wrong during any renovation project.

How do you avoid the numerous pitfalls of improving your kitchen? The simple answer is planning ahead before you get to work or pick up the phone to schedule estimates with contractors. Provide your own honest answers to our checklist of questions here to be sure your kitchen remodel is a successful and low-stress endeavor! Continue reading Questions to Ask Before Remodeling Your Kitchen

How to Decide Between Semi-Custom and Fully Custom Cabinetry

If you’ve started your search for new kitchen cabinetry, you’ve probably realized there are more choices than you ever thought possible. You’ve seen beautiful imagery of fabulous kitchen cabinetry and you’re hearing terms like semi-custom and fully custom thrown around on various websites.

So what’s the difference between semi-custom and fully custom cabinetry? And how do you decide which is right for your kitchen? Continue reading How to Decide Between Semi-Custom and Fully Custom Cabinetry

The 5 Big Advantages of Custom Cabinetry

It’s finally time to update your kitchen and that means new kitchen cabinetry. You’re excited. You’ve been dreaming about this for years. You have some ideas about what you’d like, but you have questions too. You keep hearing about custom cabinetry and how much better it is than stock or semi-custom cabinetry. But, you wonder, is it really?

The truth is stock, semi-custom and custom cabinetry all have their place in today’s homes. Any of them could be the right choice, depending on your needs. In the end, your decision will come down to what you value most.

Here are five of the biggest advantages of custom cabinetry and reasons why you should consider it for your new kitchen:

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