The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Kitchen Designer

The Benefits of Hiring a Professional Kitchen Designer

There are a whole lot of homeowners who will take a look at a picture of a newly remodeled kitchen and think, “Wow, I should give that a try myself!” While there are definitely certain parts of a kitchen redesign project you can take on yourself, you are most likely going to need professional help with the bulk of the project to ensure it turns out exactly the way you want it to and to certain be that the end result adds value to your homes equity. Here are some of the main benefits of hiring a professional kitchen designer: You’ll save time. Unless you have a fair amount of professional experience and training yourself, attempting to take on a kitchen remodeling project by yourself will almost certainly take significantly longer than it would if you hired a team of professionals to do it for you. You’ll avoid a lot Continue reading

Practical Reasons to Consider Remodeling Your Kitchen

Practical Reasons to Consider Remodeling Your Kitchen

While many people choose to remodel their kitchens simply for aesthetic reasons, there are plenty of other reasons an upgrade might be necessary. Here are a few of the most common functional reasons people remodel their kitchens: Lack of space. A lot of people like to add more counter, cabinet or floor space to their kitchens, because they don’t have enough in their current setup. It could be something as simple as changing the shape of a counter or the position of a refrigerator, but adding extra space can make a huge difference in the functionality of your kitchen. Traffic flow. Do you often have guests over, or have more than one cook in the kitchen at a time? If so, adding more space around the main work area and turning your kitchen into an open plan design could be a great way to give you some added convenience and Continue reading

Hidden Remodel Costs

Five Factors that HGTV Forgot to Mention You can’t swing a dead cat these days without hitting a designer or builder bemoaning the disservice “home renovation” shows perform when they tout ridiculously low kitchen and bath remodel costs. The Internet (that gleaming beacon of all information factual and trustworthy) can be even worse! Here’s the thing: if it were all fun and games, everybody’d be doing it. These shows paint an awfully rosy picture, but there’s a lot of information they’re leaving out. Choosing to invest in a remodel is a major financial decision for most households, and being prepared with the right information is the first step toward the success of the project. If remodeling projects were really as easy as they seem on TV that same dead cat would hit drop-dead gorgeous kitchens with every swing. Here are five hidden costs of a remodel that HGTV forgot to mention: Materials Continue reading

Five Fascinating Facts: Cabinets

When it comes to choosing kitchen cabinets, it is important to consider consider both form and function. The cabinets provide the kitchen with a large measure of visual impact, and the look of the cabinets helps determine the overall aesthetic of the space. There are several types of cabinets that each achieve similar looks. So how to choose? Face Frame or Frameless There are two major types of cabinetry. The first is the face frame, in which the face of the cabinet box is constructed with a 1.5” frame on the front of the cabinet box, to which the cabinet doors are mounted. The spacing between the doors is called the “overlay” and a narrow, or “full” overlay achieves a more contemporary look. The second construction method is frameless, sometimes called European by the old-timers, harkening back to an age when American beer was yellow and everything imported had instant Continue reading

Join us for Current Trends in Kitchen and Bath!

Join us at the Park Hill branch Library as Professionals from such industries as Tile, Flooring, Cabinets, Hardware, Plumbing, Appliance and Specialty Paint display and discuss options for home improvement solutions! The event will be held onJanuary 27th at 6:45. Click the image above for more information.

Three Steps To Help You Budget For Your Denver Kitchen Remodel

You’ve been dreaming about getting your kitchen remodeled for a long time. Perhaps it’s something you’ve been putting off because you weren’t sure how much it was going to cost, or you didn’t think you could choose a time that would work well for your family. We’ve worked with a lot of homeowners, and when it comes to remodeling your Denver kitchen, it’s important to choose a company that will give you a great price, as well as perform the work in a timely manner. Budgeting for a kitchen remodel is where many homeowners get stuck, so we thought we’d offer you a few steps to follow that will help you understand exactly what you want for the price you want to pay. Step #1: Figure out the total you want to spend This is where many homeowners make their first mistake. They have many ideas about what they want, but they Continue reading

Bathroom Remodeling: Creating a Vanity with the Proper Size and Storage

If you need a bathroom remodel in Denver, you have plenty of things to think about depending on the size and style you want. Out of all things in your bathroom to consider, the vanity is going to be a central point that should get serious attention. Fortunately, vanities can be fully and easily customizable so you can decide what size you prefer, how much storage you want and whether you want a retro or modern design. What usually works the best for most people? Considering you’ll be spending plenty of time standing in front of a vanity, you have to think of how useful it’s going to be. Vanity Size For a small bathroom, your vanity doesn’t have to take up an entire wall side. Sometimes they can just take up one corner of the bathroom to leave room for other things. Floating vanities are particularly stylish and don’t take Continue reading

3 Weeks to a Kitchen Remodel

There are many reasons a kitchen remodel is a good idea this winter. Maybe you are tired of over-crowded counters. Maybe you want a more open and welcoming layout so family and friends can join you in the kitchen. Maybe you are thinking of some home upgrades and know the value of investing in your kitchen. Those are all great reasons to start a kitchen remodel that can be completed in three weeks, just in time for your holiday entertaining plans! Want some fun ideas to think about including in your remodel? Here are a few of our favorites. 1) A built-in coffee center featuring your favorite espresso or cappuccino machine. Not only will you save valuable counter space and contribute to a sleek overall look, but you can be your own home barista. Other built-in features (like dishwashers) can be placed in your kitchen, as well. 2) Cabinets are the foundation Continue reading