Mirrored backsplashes were extremely popular in the 1980s. However, as we know, styles run in cycles and this style is making a big comeback! Due to the fact that the mirror treatments have advanced significantly, a mirror backsplash can add a “light and bright” quality to a wet bar area or kitchen.
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Tips for Cleaning Stainless Steel AppliancesThis entry was posted in Home Remdodeling and tagged appliances, cleaning, Kitchen, remodeling, stainless steel on .
Stainless steel appliances can be an extremely aesthetic part of any kitchen. Their shining appearance can really pull together an entire kitchen. But how do you keep them sparkling like new? While most people prefer the style to black or white appliance, stainless steel is commonly known for attracting fingerprints and other various streaks. Read below to find tips on how to keep your stainless steel appliances looking brand new!
Sunday Family Dinner TraditionThis entry was posted in Home Remdodeling and tagged design, family, family dinner, family gathering, food, Kitchen on .
Before starting their design work for kitchen remodeling projects, the Design Build Planners team has their clients fill out “profile checklists”. The lists give the DBP team insight into how a client plans on using the space as a family unit. One thing that has been decreasing in recent years in the desire for a family dining area.
Most families are operating on very different schedules and finding an agreeable time for a sit down meal is often a difficult task. However is it an endeavor that requires more effort?
DBP Reviews Kitchen Design PlansThis entry was posted in Home Remdodeling, Kitchens and tagged CKBR, island, Jason Parsons, Kitchen, Kitchen Designs, l shaped, u shaped on .
Copper Accents in RemodelingThis entry was posted in Home Remdodeling and tagged build, copper, Kitchen, remodel on .
Do YOU like the look of copper accents in a kitchen? Cooper can be used in sinks, range hoods, lights and more!
Copper light fixtures and copper pendants make a great choice to make your kitchen POP! Copper metal accents excellently compliment stainless steel appliances, brass fittings, and bronze fittings.
Choosing a Counter Depth RefrigeratorThis entry was posted in Home Remdodeling, Jason Parsons, Kitchens and tagged counter depth, design, Kitchen, Refrigerator, remodel on .
How to choose the best counter depth refrigerator?
This question was asked to Jason Parsons, DBP’s Chief Designer, by an online magazine. Here is his answer:
Because of their size and frequency of use, refrigerators are generally a focal point in the kitchen. If you have decided on a counter depth unit, there are several factors to consider when choosing the best model for you. First, most people do not realize that only the body of the refrigerator is counter depth. Doors and handles extend beyond the counter. In addition, the hinges are designed to have the doors open outside of the refrigerator width. You need to ensure that there is enough clearance to open the doors a minimum of 90° from the refrigerator not only to access your food, but to remove all drawers for regular cleaning. This will require anywhere from 3” – 6” on each side of the unit. Be sure to choose one that will work with the space that you have.
Exposed Beams in Remodeling ProjectsThis entry was posted in Home Remdodeling and tagged build, design, exposed beams, Kitchen, moveorimprove, quality of life, real estate, remodel, vanity on .
Exposed ceiling beams are sometimes requested in remodeling projects to create an industrial look. It is more common in basements where covering the ceiling evenly can be problematic because of ducts and pipes. However, homeowners are now requesting for the main living space and kitchens as well. It can be done as raw or stained wood, painted white or black.
Virginia Kitchen Remodel by Leo Lantz ConstructionThis entry was posted in Additions, Home and Family Lifestyle, Home Remdodeling and tagged build, design, full service remodeling, home remodeling, home renovations, Kitchen, kitchen remodel, leo lantz, leo lantz construction, Virginia on .
Virginia Remodeling Project by Leo Lantz Construction
Leo Lantz Construction, located in Glen Allen, Virginia is a Design Build Planners Preferred Remodeler. This project was a kitchen remodel in North Chesterfield, Virginia.
Cleaning Burnt on Food from Your Pots and PansThis entry was posted in Home and Family Lifestyle and tagged baking soda, cleaning, Kitchen, pans, pots, vinegar on .
Everyone does cooking in their kitchen; unfortunately everyone is not a gourmet chef! Having the heat on too high or leaving food on too long can result in some of your food getting burnt on to your pots and pans. While cleaning the burnt on food may seems like a daunting task, below you will find some effective tips for tackling the challenge!
Neil’s Simple, Lazy, Chicken Soup RecipeThis entry was posted in Home and Family Lifestyle and tagged broth, chicken, chicken soup, crock pot, Healthy Recipe, Kitchen on .
Chicken soup will never go out of style. Chicken soup serves as an amazing “get well” component when under the weather. However, it can also be a simple and effective meal option. It is a staple of Neil Parsons‘ weekly food regimen in the Fall and Winter months. Chicken soup is healthy, yet satiating and tasty–perfect for those watching their food choices!
Below are the ingredients and recipe directions for Neil’s Simple, Lazy, Chicken Soup.