Kitchen renovation

Kitchen Remodel Survival Tips in Waukesha WI

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With your kitchen remodel expect to prepare food somewhere other than you stove or oven in Madison WI

Finally getting your kitchen remodel done is exciting. Your kitchen remodel can also be VERY stressful, too.

Your new look kitchen will be done soon but there are a few hurdles you have yet to clear. The biggest challenge is the room you use for meal preparation will be unusable for an extended period of time. The truth is cooking is tough to do when stoves and ovens are removed and sinks are unhooked and prep areas are covered or torn out.

A typical kitchen remodel can take from four to eight weeks. And, assuming living away from your home during all or part of your kitchen remodeling is not a reasonable option, below are a few ideas to help minimize the stress of your remodel. Continue reading

Kitchen Renovations – Are You Living In Your Next Home Already?

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Kitchen renovations large and small can benefit from natural stone like granite

Kitchen renovations can take many forms in Waukesha WI.

Kitchen renovations can be complete remodeling projects where walls, cabinets, floors and windows are all fair game. Or, kitchen renovations can be as modest as updating countertops, new sinks and cabinet hardware.

With the economy slowly recovering over the past six years, the modest updates have given way to the more expansive, complete kitchen renovations in Waukesha WI. One thing all renovations and updates can use are new countertops using natural stone or granite. More affordable than ever, granite comes in a huge variety of colors and provides an elegant accent to the most moderate of projects and the most ambitious kitchen design. Continue reading

2015 Kitchen Remodel & New Home Preferences

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Future kitchen remodel or kitchen design projects are likely to have the following amenities.

Kitchen remodel projects and kitchen design in new homes show very specific trends in 2015. According to a recent survey entitled “The New Home 2015”, done by the National Association of Home Builders, there are certain consumer preferences for new homes and remodeling emerging in 2015 and are expected to continue into the foreseeable future. Some of the most relevant preferences include:

• A double sink, recessed lighting, and table space for eating are very likely in a kitchen remodel
• New single-family home will be smaller and have more green features
• Living rooms will either disappear or merge with other spaces
• Great Rooms are the likeliest rooms to be included in new homes
• Low-e windows are the likeliest green features

A kitchen remodel, or an average new home of 2015, is likely to feature a double sink, recessed lighting, table space for eating, a breakfast bar and pull-out drawers according to homeowners. Continue reading