Kitchen Remodeling Tips and Advice from the Pros at K&B
During the last month you have probably spent a lot of time in your kitchen. Cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner. Eating 3+ meals a day. Popping in for a snack or drink. Helping the kids with their virtual schooling. And, maybe even working remotely at the kitchen table.
Because you are spending so much of your day in this space, it is perfectly normal to start noticing what you perceive to be your kitchen’s flaws. Maybe it’s outdated cabinets or lack of prep space. Perhaps the flooring has seen better days or the room feels too closed in. If sheltering in place has you longing for a kitchen remodel, we have a trove of Tips & Trends articles full of great advice and ideas to help you jump start that renovation.
As we are deep in the remodeling trenches day in and day out, we know what is on trend. And, with so many renovations under our belt, we have been asked just about every type of kitchen remodeling question we could imagine. That’s why we started our Tips & Trends articles. We wanted to share our knowledge with curious homeowners. Below are some popular topics that have helped our clients with their kitchen remodeling decisions.
Current Kitchen Cabinet Trends
If you are considering a kitchen remodel, you will want to be in the know of what is hot right now when it comes to cabinets. Just as there are many style preferences, there are a range of trends. No single trend is right for every person (that’s why we have our own in-house designer on hand to help our clients select the right styles to match their preferences.) So, you will notice an assortment of style and color trends in the list. Read More.
Are Wood Floors Good for Kitchens
When clients ask if wood is a good kitchen flooring choice, our response is -maybe. We ask them detailed questions about their lifestyle. Their answers will help determine whether a wood floor is the right choice for their family. Here is a list of kitchen wood floor pros and cons to help you decide if it is the ideal option. Read More.
Kitchen Lighting Ideas
Good kitchen lighting design should be a key part of any kitchen remodel. The rule of thumb when choosing lighting for this space is to remember the three layers of light: ambient, task, and accent. Combining all three sources creates a warm, welcoming space, as well as provides necessary illumination. But how do you choose the right lighting for your kitchen needs? Read More.
Kitchen Island Inspiration
If you want to create a kitchen focal point and add more storage and prep space, an island is an ideal design choice. From extra cabinets and casual seating to decorative shelving and housing for small appliances like microwaves and beverage coolers, an island brings needed form and function to a kitchen. Get inspired by our ideas. Read More.
Granite, Marble or Quartz Countertops?
When remodeling a kitchen, one of the hardest design decisions is selecting a counter surface. It is important to consider your style, durability, maintenance requirements, cost, and ease of clean-up. We’ve put together the pros and cons of granite, marble and quartz as counter surfaces to help you decide what option will work best for your kitchen needs. Read More.
10 Kitchen Remodeling Tips
We have remodeled a lot of kitchens over the years. With each project, clients have many renovation questions – from “How can I create the most work space?” to “What fixtures would you recommend?” Here are ten things to consider prior to starting your kitchen remodeling project. Read More.
The Benefits of Working with a Kitchen Designer
If you are going to spend the time and money remodeling your kitchen, you want to ensure proper flow, function, storage, organization, and of course style. With so many elements to consider, creating your dream kitchen can be overwhelming. A designer can help prevent you from making a mistake that could turn into years of regret. Read More.
If you live in the Bergen County, New Jersey area and are thinking about remodeling your kitchen, give us a call for a free consultation. During this time, we are offering virtual meetings to help homeowners get a jump start on the remodel planning process.