There are dozens of decisions to be made when planning a NJ kitchen remodeling project. One that is unavoidable, and has greater importance than some think, is the appliance selections. The first consideration is whether or not to keep and reuse some or all of your existing kitchen appliances. Next, will the appliances be in the same location? Changing kitchen appliance locations, even if you are reusing the existing, will affect the electrical and plumbing costs. New appliances, which will vary in size and style, will affect the the kitchen cabinet sizing and spacing. Continue reading
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The plan was to remodel the existing builder’s grade 15 year old kitchen in Somerset County, New Jersey. The homeowner wanted to make better use of the space, add a dine-at island, and take advantage of the 9’ high ceiling with a more aesthetic design. At the initial meeting, the client had one category already finalized. That was the appliances. The homeowners had seen, and fell in love with, Jenn-Air oil-rubbed bronze appliances. Continue reading
When I am asked to design a kitchen, I am asked to incorporate all sorts of ideas, colors, and cool kitchen gadgets and appliances. When one client asked to incorporate Oil-Rubbed Bronze Appliances to their new kitchen, it was the first request I have had for such an item. I, like most of you, went to Google Images to see how this idea would work in a kitchen.
Here is one of the pictures I found. These are Jenn-Air Appliances featured on their websiteWhile I was afraid the look would feel too “trendy”, to me, it gives a warmer touch than Stainless Steel Appliances while maintaining the commercial credentials that foodies are looking for.