Cabinet & Countertop Inspirations

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Keeping the Peace

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A kitchen remodel is complicated enough without the addition of drama. Cranky neighbors and spiteful construction workers can make your project go from disruptive to torturous in a hurry. You may want to brush up on your remodeling etiquette before passive-aggressive (or just aggressive) overtures from neighbors or workers consume your life.

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Keeping Clean During Remodeling

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The amount of dust and dirt that accumulates during a remodeling project can be alarming. You cannot stop it completely, but you can prepare. Here are a few tips:

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Staying Safe

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To stay perfectly safe during a kitchen remodel, you should probably move into a different home. Unfortunately, most of us don't have that luxury. 

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Packing For The Big Day

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You've most likely packed up belongings for a move, so you will understand how the first part of this process works: gather as many clean, sturdy boxes as you need. The tricky part of packing is deciding what to box up, what to keep out, and what to take to Goodwill.

 

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Kitchen in a Box

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For today’s lifestyle, the kitchen is the hub of family activity. During a kitchen remodel, the lack of a usable kitchen poses many challenges.

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The Stress of Remodeling

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During a remodeling project, a part of your home is thrown into complete disarray, chaos and clutter increase, household routines are disrupted, and everyday items are packed away. At some point during the renovation, stress levels in your home will increase, leading to arguments or the proverbial "kicking of the dog."

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Murphy's Law & Remodeling

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Murphy’s Law … “If anything can go wrong, it will” … was coined at Edwards Air Force Base in 1949. Its namesake, Captain Edward Murphy, was an engineer working on a project to determine how much sudden deceleration a person can stand in a crash. Upon finding a transducer wired wrong by a technician, he remarked, “ If there is any way to do it wrong, he’ll find it.” The project manager added this to his list of “laws”, referring to it as Murphy’s Law.

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Expectations are Everything

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A kitchen remodeling project represents a significant of your time and money.  At various times in the planning process our clients ask a version of the following question … “What should I expect during the project?”

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Reface or Replace Cabinets?

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As discussed in a previous blog, remodeling a kitchen can be expensive. One alternative is refacing cabinets instead of replacing them. Refacing cabinets can be a viable option, however, there are situations in which refacing cabinets does not makes sense. Let’s look at what refacing is and the advantages/disadvantages of this option.

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How Do You Touch Up Cabinets?

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The cabinets in your kitchen and bathroom have a difficult life. Constantly being opened & closed, residing in an environment with water & moisture, and being run into by people, vacuums, pets, and any number of household items. Given this wear and tear, your cabinets are very likely to be inadvertently scratched. How do you touch-up cabinets to make those little mishaps disappear?

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