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Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Your Kitchen Remodel

A kitchen remodel can improve your home’s value and transform the way you feel about it. A new kitchen looks beautiful and is more pleasant to use, so it’s no wonder so many people want to remodel their kitchens! However, before you move forward with this project, ask yourself a few simple questions first. DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen, an expert kitchen remodeler, explains more. Are You Matching Your Kitchen to the[...]

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Countertop Design: Comfortable Working Heights & Widths

The height and width of kitchen countertops is not something that’s dictated by building codes. Rather, you and your kitchen contractor will rely primarily on the design standards established by the industry to help determine the most comfortable and practical dimensions for such elements as cabinets, countertops, windows and doors. Countertop Height Standards The established standard is for the top of your countertops to fall about 36 inches above the floor —[...]

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Remodeling Your Kitchen for Accessibility

Modern kitchens are more than just a place for cooking food. They are the heart of the house, and kitchens are often used as gathering places. That’s why it’s important to make sure that your kitchen is accessible to as many guests as possible. You want your kitchen to be spacious and user-friendly for those of all ages. Accessibility Tips Your goal when remodeling your kitchen for accessibility should be[...]

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Survey: What Homebuyers Really Want in Kitchens

Are you planning to put your home on the market sometime in the near future? If so, then you might want to put your current budget for home renovations towards improvements that are likely to be of greater value when you sell, such as a transitional kitchen remodel. Even if you plan on staying in your home longer, such an investment will still help you make the most of your money. Energy[...]

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Kitchen Space Design: Building Codes vs. Best Practices

While some may think that building codes are arbitrary, they aren’t. In fact, these rules are carefully crafted to ensure safety, and use logic to address real-world problems. This is especially true in kitchens. If you’re in the market for traditional kitchen remodeling, it’s a great idea to learn a little about the differences between building codes and design best practices. Building Codes in the Kitchen The typical kitchen measures about[...]

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Chef-Inspired Ideas to Make Your Kitchen More Efficient

If you spend a lot of time cooking for your family and guests, then it’s a good idea to improve your kitchen’s design. You can use workflow and organization ideas from professional restaurants to make cooking in your kitchen quicker and more convenient. Incorporate Work Stations An efficient kitchen has several stations that the cook moves through without having to double back. If you arrange your kitchen in this way,[...]

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Kitchen Cabinets or Open Shelves?

Upper cabinets or not? How about open shelves? Or what about nothing at all? Let's take a quick look at the options. Upper Cabinets Pros: Upper cabinets can do a lot to conceal unorganized dishes and kitchenware. If you haven’t got the time nor inclination to keep your wares in order, this is most likely the way to go. With cabinetry, your kitchen can be made to look clean and[...]

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How Big Should Kitchen Countertops Be?

Kitchen remodeling contractors all agree that planning a kitchen involves a lot of thought — particularly when it comes to ensuring proper measurements to provide sufficient workspace. Guidelines developed by the National Kitchen and Bath Association offer a few suggestions as a solution to this dilemma. Sizing Countertops At least 158 inches is considered by the NKBA to be just the right amount of countertop frontage to allow for unhampered food[...]

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DreamMaker Celebrates 20 Years of Enhancing Lives and Improving Homes Nationwide

On June 15, 1999, we changed our name from Worldwide Refinishing Systems, Inc. to DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen. Along with the new name came the expansion to full-service bath, kitchen, and interior remodels, which are still our primary services today. Now, 20 years later, we have developed time-tested processes and systems that both enhance lives and improve homes. Our name reflects our mission to transform kitchens and bathrooms into personal[...]

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Remodeling Projects to Tackle During National Home Remodeling Month

May is designated National Home Remodeling Month because many homeowners finally get started on their home improvement plans at this time of the year. If you are one of the homeowners who is ready to invest in increasing your home’s beauty, functionality, comfort and value, here are some of the projects you might want to prioritize. Kitchen Remodeling Whether you go for a minor kitchen update or an extensive kitchen[...]

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