Category: Kitchens

How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel

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17 Aug

You’re just a few days away from your long-planned kitchen remodel when the realization hits: Life is about to turn chaotic. Pretty soon you may be preparing breakfast in a construction zone and washing dishes in a bathroom sink. Sure, you can avoid these inconveniences by dining out, but going to restaurants every day can put a serious dent in…

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How to Make Your Kitchen Kid-friendly

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14 Aug

The kitchen is truly the heart of the home. It’s where you make breakfast to kick-start the day, where great memories are made over family dinners and the best place for a midnight snack. Regardless, there are safety precautions you need to take to steer clear of any dangers for your kids. Your kitchen should be made suitable for the…

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How to Remodel a Galley Kitchen

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11 Jul

The galley kitchen derives its name from the compartment on a ship, train, or aircraft where food is cooked and prepared – called a “galley.” As you would imagine, a galley needs to be incredibly space-efficient, and it’s this feature that makes the galley layout especially attractive for homeowners. The typical galley kitchen resembles a hallway lined on both sides…

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How to Equip Your Kitchen with the Best Gadgets and Appliances

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20 May

Every part of modern-day life is improved and streamlined by smart gadgets, and the kitchen has been at the forefront of this from the very beginning. Many gadgets on the market today are merely a talking point, but the equipment available for homeowners will make your life easier, and your food taste better. The kitchen is seen as the heart…

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64 Things You Can Compost from the Kitchen

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03 May

With our modern lifestyles and consumption habits, we end up producing so much waste, most of which is destined for landfill sites. However, it is now becoming increasingly apparent that these kinds of habits are unsustainable and unless we change, we will end up doing irrevocable damage to our planet. The good news is, there is a much more ecological…

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How Long Does a Kitchen Remodel Take?

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23 Apr

Whether you want your home ready for summer guests or a graduation party, it’s helpful to know what a realistic kitchen remodel timeline looks like. This will give you a good idea of when to start the planning and design process, as well as when to hire a qualified contractor. Depending on its size and scope, a kitchen remodel can take…

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How Much Does a Kitchen Remodel Increase Home Value?

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16 Apr

Many real estate agents will tell you that kitchens sell houses. They point to the fact that both kitchen upgrades and full renovations rank high on home buyers’ wish lists. This has led to the belief that among home improvement projects, kitchen renovations are the most likely to increase your home’s value. But is that true? In short, it depends.…

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How to Remodel a Small Kitchen

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12 Mar

A small kitchen certainly has its advantages. It saves spacein the house and provides room for frequently used areas, like bedrooms and theliving room. Also, if you rarely cook or entertain, a small kitchen may beperfect for your needs. But, because a kitchen’s size, layout, and designcontribute enormously to both its functionality and aesthetic appeal, smallkitchens have distinct limitations. When…

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Kitchen Remodeling Ideas & Trends for 2019

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22 Feb

Kitchen Remodeling Ideas & Trends for 2019 The new years has arrived in all of its glory. This is a fantastic time to think about new possibilities and opportunities. A fabulous way to kick the year off right is to consider remodeling your kitchen. If your kitchen decor is tired looking and out of style or if the floor plan…

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Do You Need a Permit to Remodel a Kitchen?

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15 Feb

So, you’re planning a kitchen remodel at your Long Island home and have a pretty good idea of the materials and colors you want to incorporate, but there is one relevant matter you’re unclear about: Is a permit necessary?  It’s an important question since many home renovation projects in New York do require permits, and obtaining one will prevent unnecessary…

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