Cordovan on Cherries Topped with Uba Tuba

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Apr 30, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Some remodeling customers are uncertain about the best way to change the look of their space, and turn to us at Kitchen Magic for guidance; other homeowners already have a clear idea of what they want, and ask us to make their vision a reality. The latter was very much the case in a recent remodeling project we completed. 

6 Laundry Room Remodeling Trends

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Apr 23, 2016 7:00:00 AM

If budget is an issue, we often recommend a phased approach to remodeling, taking one area or feature at a time - slowly creating the overarching vision as a budget allows. However, there is also the idea that "more can be less." With this way of thinking, you take advantage of the fact that 60-linear feet of cabinetry costs less per foot than 6-linear feet, and that ten tiles cost more than a per-tile price provided if a job requires a full pallet.

Yes, You Can Reface and Increase Cabinet Size

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Apr 19, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Refacing kitchen cabinets is an excellent way to save a heap of money and to conserve Mother Nature's resources. The refacing process includes reinforcing existing cabinet frames and then covering them with brand new doors.

3 Distinctive Differences between Rangetops and Cooktops

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Apr 14, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Sometimes, terms and phrases are used interchangeably, even when they aren't the same at all. For example, the terms modern and contemporary design are often used interchangeably when they are two different design modifiers. Another example is rangetop and cooktop.

Reduce Stress with Distressed Cabinets

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Apr 7, 2016 12:00:00 PM

We recently reviewed a list of the leading cause of stress in America. Not surprisingly, money was at the top of the list. After that, some of the main stress-factors were things like not having enough time, taking on too many responsibilities and conflicts in the home and workplace.

Pros and Cons of Hardwood Flooring in the Kitchen

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Apr 5, 2016 2:00:00 PM

Hardwood floors are beautiful, durable and work with any design style. If you're in the process of remodeling a kitchen with existing hardwood floors, we recommend keeping them unless your dead-set on replacing them with tile or an equally durable option.

Have Your Traditional Kitchen and Make It Contemporary Too

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Mar 31, 2016 1:00:00 PM

Oh, how you loved your grandmother's farmhouse kitchen. Those crisp white curtains fluttering in the breeze, a light and airy space where there was always room for one more at the kitchen table or butcher block island.

5 Remodeling Ideas For Galley Kitchens

Carrie (Regular Contributor)

Mar 29, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Galley kitchens were the standard for many homes built during the pre- and post-war eras. Even homes that opened up slightly into a kitchen eating area or a full dining room were often designed with a galley-type layout, characterized by a narrow corridor, with appliances, and countertops flanking each side.

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