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Kitchen Remodeling: How Long Should It Take?

The home remodeling programs on HGTV are fun to watch. Magic happens in minutes. Presto!  Old and outdated becomes new…

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Kitchen Remodeling Alternatives To Granite

The End of Granite In Kitchen Remodeling Are we sick of the slab yet?  Starting about four years ago there…

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Interior Renovation: A Cure For the “Dysfunctional” Kitchen Layout

Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger & Function Better: Interior Renovation & Reconfiguration This happens a lot in Washington DC.  We…

Why You Need A Kitchen Designer

Who better to answer the question “why you need a kitchen designer” than kitchen designers who are at the top…

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What a Kitchen Designer Does For You

This week we had a coffee-talk with our favorite kitchen & bath designers.  We grilled them about the value of their…

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Three Painful Kitchen Remodeling Blunders

Avoid the Pain: Work With a Kitchen Designer If you hire a smart, seasoned kitchen designer you won’t have to…

Kitchen Task Areas & the Work Triangle

Kitchen Work Centers We have talked about the kitchen work triangle and how it effectively makes or breaks a kitchen design….

Kitchen Color Under Glass

Applying a painted glass overlay is now an established alternative to tile backsplash as an accent in the modern kitchen color…

The Kitchen Layout Alphabet

The modern kitchen layout has developed along side the concept of a modern kitchen—which emphasizes an open plan.  Instead of the…

Kitchen Layouts: The Modern Galley

Modern Kitchen Floor Plans Modern kitchen layouts are referenced by the shape they make when viewed on a floor plan….