Many kitchens don’t have upper cabinets occupying the space reaching the ceiling. They provided multiple purposes such as increased storage space and give the opportunity to display items, all while provided a more finished look to the kitchen. Upper kitchen cabinets, or stacked cabinets are perfect for seasonal cookware or other appliances that get very little use annually. Also ideal for those of you with a collection of cooking utensils or silverware. How often can one complain about having too much storage space?
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Instant Hot Water DispensersThis entry was posted in Home Remdodeling, Kitchens and tagged instahot, kitchen remodeling, sink, water filter, water heater on .
Instant Hot Water Dispensers (Instahot) are not complicated by any means and are very useful. They consist of a miniature electric water heater and a storage tank that are both installed under the sink. Many are connected to water filters, and some models even provide cold and hot water from the sink. Water flows up the supply line into the filtration system guaranteeing the freshest water possible, from there it travels up to a 2/3 tank where it is instantly heated to around 200 degrees. While the water is heated it is replaced by fresher water and with the fast recovery system it can deliver up to 60 cups of boiling water per hour.
Under Cabinet LED LightingThis entry was posted in Home Remdodeling, Kitchens and tagged backsplash, bluetooth, kitchen remodeling, led, Lighting, speakers, wireless on .
Over the year’s, kitchens have become more and more technological. The under the cabinet LED lighting is one answer to the demanding need for technology in the kitchen. Fits under cabinets to discreetly provide light, Bluetooth music system, power outlets, USB ports, and mobile charging cradles the system enables backsplash to be clear of outlets and cord clutter. The product is available in four different lengths. This clears countertops of cords going in every which direction. Clearing more room for pots and pans and all the ingredients needed for cooking. Continue reading
History of the RefrigeratorThis entry was posted in Kitchens and tagged fridge, Kitchen, kitchen remodeling, Refrigerator on .
When you think kitchens and kitchen appliances, you think refrigerators. While there were working “fridge” models prior to 1913, this is the year when the domestic refrigerator was invented. The inventor was Fred Wolfe.
However, the prototype was improved upon the very next year by an engineer named Nathaniel B. Wales. Refrigerators really jumped in popularity in the 1920s after the invention of freon; from there, the General Electric “Monitor Top” refrigerator became the first fridge to see widespread use.
Beveled Marble Subway TileThis entry was posted in Home and Family Lifestyle and tagged bathroom remodeling, Best Tile, Beveled Marble Subway Tile, kitchen remodeling, subway tile, tile on .
Design Build Planners loves using beveled marble subway tile in our remodeling projects. We’ve written previously about the history of subway tile, but the beveled marble incarnation of subway tile adds an extra “WOW!” factor to projects.
Glass Front Appliances in the KitchenThis entry was posted in Home and Family Lifestyle and tagged appliance options, glass, glass front appliances, kitchen remodeling on .
Glass Front Appliances in the Kitchen
Glass-front appliances seem to be the next biggest trend in kitchen decoration. Some of them are fairly modest and cheap, but there are also some glass-front refrigerators that cover an entire wall, which can be quite breathtaking, even for the most jaded designer.
Cabinet Hardware Knobs, Pulls and HandlesThis entry was posted in Home and Family Lifestyle and tagged cabinet handles, cabinet hardware, cabinet pulls, cabinetry, kitchen cabinets, kitchen remodeling on .
Cabinet Hardware Knobs, Pulls and Handles
Just changing your cabinet hardware can instantly change the look of your kitchen. Whether you are thinking of new cabinet hardware, hardware finishes, or cabinet knobs as part of making a new kitchen, renovating an old one, or just adding a few smaller changes to glam up the place, you can achieve a fantastic makeover with just these few things.
Cook Tops in Kitchen IslandsThis entry was posted in Home and Family Lifestyle, Kitchens and tagged cooktop, cooktop in island, Kitchen, Kitchen Island, kitchen remodeling on .
One of the most popular requests in any kitchen remodel is for a gorgeous, central kitchen island. Kitchen islands come with a lot of different choices, from countertop material, one tier vs two tier, color scheme, etc. However, another important choice that many homeowners opt for is having a cook top in their kitchen island. Continue reading
Removing a Wall in Kitchen RemodelingThis entry was posted in Home and Family Lifestyle, Kitchens and tagged bearing wall, dining room, framing, kitchen remodeling, l-beam, steel beem, wall removal on .
Removing a Wall in Kitchen Remodeling
“Remove a wall to make the kitchen two feet deeper” sounds a lot easier than it is. For this kitchen remodeling project in Warren, NJ the design plan included removing the main, bearing wall in a colonial home to re-frame a new wall and opening two feet into the dining room.
Kitchen Cabinet Construction OptionsThis entry was posted in Home and Family Lifestyle, Kitchens and tagged cabinet construction, cabinetry, cabinets, Kitchen, kitchen remodeling on .
Kitchen Cabinet Construction Options
When remodeling kitchens, one of the most complicated decisions that you will make comes with the cabinets. There are so many options in materials, construction styles, design and staining options. All these options can be very confusing as well as overwhelming for the average person who is just looking to update their kitchen.