5 Kitchen Trends to Toss to the Curb

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

5 Kitchen Trends to Toss to the Curb

Thinking of remodeling your kitchen this year? No doubt, you will begin with researching the latest trends in kitchen design and remodeling. Great place to start.  As you create your ideabook, you also need to know what trends to toss & what to keep,! I recommend you toss these 5 kitchen trends to the curb.       4″ tile backsplashes are a think of the past. As kitchen design has become more transitional, clean line & simple, this tile application is becoming extinct. The 18″ between countertops and upper cabinets creates a canvas for use of  full tile,...

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Is Your Kitchen Ready for the Color App?

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is Your Kitchen Ready for the Color App?

      Tired of stainless finishes in your kitchen appliances? Maybe it is time for COLOR for your kitchen appliances. Inspiration is diverse and everywhere! How about these alternatives to shake up the status quo?   The Dacor website states the shift occurring… ” Homeowners seeking to update their kitchen with high-performing appliances have not had many choices beyond solid stainless steel or extremely saturated and overbearing colors. However, our Preference Collection allows homeowners to introduce an alternative to the kitchen – in subtle tones that...

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5 Trends for Remodeling in 2014

Posted by on Jan 8, 2014 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

5 Trends for Remodeling in 2014

The New Year is a great time to share remodeling trends that we are installing in many of our projects. Some trends are transitioning to mainstream; while, a few are new on the scene. Here’s our top 5 recommendations for 2014:        Edging out bath tubs in popularity, showers reign supreme. Seamless showers appeal to a wide audience. Losing the shower curb not only creates a spacious feel in the bath but easy access to the shower. Universal design at it’s finest, this trend will soon be mainstream.   Stand alone tubs bring a sense of style to all bathroom...

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Kitchen Trends Party on with the Jetsons

Posted by on Dec 31, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Kitchen Trends Party on with the Jetsons

It’s 2014 & the Jetsons are bringing the party to your kitchen!   Yes, it’s true! The Jetson’s kitchen technology has arrived in 2014.   Here’s some of the latest technology trends to enhance your kitchen environment for the New Year and beyond.   Ventilation Hood & Media Center from Siemens brings the party to you. While creating your party menu favorites, you can listen to music, tune in the Food Network or watch your favorite movie. Front and center over your cooktop, the avantGarde vent hood knows how to engage everyone in the cooking...

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An Insider Look at New Bathroom Trends

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Breaking Out of the Bathroom Blues October is National Kitchen and Bath Month and that means it’s time to think “outside the tub.” The upcoming new year in bathroom design ushers in a new wave of creativity. To help get your creative juices flowing, here are a few of the latest trends: 1. Luxury Hideaway: Many homeowners are remodeling their bathrooms to create their very own spa-like retreats. Clean lines, neutral colors, chrome accents, and design simplicity reign supreme. Thick luscious towels and floor mats can also be a nice touch of luxury. Of course, it always helps...

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Naperville “Master-peace” Bath

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Bathrooms, Blog, Featured Projects, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Not unlike many Naperville homes, Dennis & Katie’s master bath is compact. Their bath is efficient in the use of space and conveniently located as part of their master bedroom. With their children’s college years complete, Dennis & Katie decided it was their master bath’s turn for some attention! The keys to success for this Naperville master bath remodel were to create a larger shower, add more storage, improve overall lighting and give the bath a more current vibe.   Looking beyond the limits of this 5′ x 8′ bath, the demolition enlarged the...

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