I think I am going to need a book for this one!
Here are a few things that are necessary:
Budget An idea of the “look” you want What type of appliances Time frame
Let’s take this one by one.
First,the budget:for most people this is the scariest part of the process. Why? [...]
In today’s economy,more and more people are looking for the best deals that they can find to help stretch their money. Good deals are a good thing unless you sacrifice quality or sacrifice what you are truly looking for. It’s easy to compare prices on the same model car or TV. When it comes [...]
Ever wake up one day and say to yourself “you know this place really needs sprucing up.”
Everyone has that wake up moment. I recently had that moment and I do this for a living!
I am so consumed with helping clients with their needs that my own needs are put aside. That “aha” moment [...]
It has only been 20 years since cabinets were only used for the kitchen and baths. It was in the mid 1990’s that people started to use cabinetry for other parts of their home more often. Rooms like libraries,laundry,home offices and family rooms were either built in place by finish carpenters or people [...]
I am writing this right after the storm Nemo dumped large amounts of snow on the New England states. Nemo was thirty five years (almost to the day) after the Blizzard of 1978!
Oh how I remember that! I was a new kitchen and bath designer and I remember it took me well over three [...]
Believe it or not,this step of the kitchen remodel project can be a tad bit overwhelming. Based on the common questions I hear from my clients,I know you’re probably thinking a couple of things right now. “Do I have to use the ones that come with the cabinets?” or “What goes on the [...]
I know its 2 months away,but spring is really “just around the corner”! We all know that along with the warmer temperatures comes “Spring Cleaning”. The kitchen is at the top of that list.
Spring cleaning in the kitchen means opening the windows and releasing the winter air. The next step is the inside [...]
Through the 36 years that I have been in the Cabinetry business,I have heard many different opinions on how and what cabinets should be made out of. Cabinets like any products come in a variety of materials,mainly to accommodate different price levels for different buyers. I like to divide them into 3 levels;[...]
Have you ever experienced the following?
Can’t find a kitchen tool you just know you have?
Coming home after buying a special ingredient only to discover you already had it?
There are spices in a wall cabinet, some in a drawer while others are in the pantry?
Goodness,no wonder it takes so long to [...]
Phew! While the holidays are joyful with family and friends it is somewhat of a relief they are over. Who am I kidding…it’s a tremendous relief!
Looking back (now that you have some time to reflect) do you remember asking yourself any of these questions?
Wouldn’t it be nice if I had the space that [...]