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Category: Kitchen Remodeling

Should Your Breakfast Bar Be Counter-Height or Bar-Height?

Kitchen islands are very versatile. They can be used for seating, preparing meals and dining. Many homeowners use their islands as breakfast bars. Should your breakfast bar be the same height as the rest of the counters or a little more elevated for a chic look? Today, our kitchen and bathroom remodeling experts help you determine the best height for your breakfast bar.  (more…)

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Picking a Kitchen Color Scheme

Remember: all it takes is one mismatched color to ruin the feel of a room. That’s why it’s important to familiarize yourself with the basics of color coordination. To help you get started, here are the do’s and don’ts of picking a kitchen color scheme. (more…)

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Designing a Kitchen for Mobility Device Users

Designing a kitchen that’s accessible to mobility device users is one way to prepare your home for your family's changing needs. After all, roughly 30 million Americans use mobility devices such as wheelchairs, and that number is expected to grow as the population ages.  (more…)

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Kitchen Islands vs. Peninsulas: Which Is Better?

Which would make a better addition to a modern kitchen: a kitchen island or a peninsula? Well, it depends on the size of your kitchen, needs and preferences. Here are the factors you need to take into account when choosing between a kitchen island and kitchen peninsula.  (more…)

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How to Effectively Communicate With Your Kitchen Designer

Skipping the services of a kitchen designer may save you some money. But if you want to come up with a design that makes the most of your kitchen, you will find it worthwhile to hire a kitchen designer. Whether you're planning a complete kitchen remodel or you simply want to make a few small changes, having the expertise of a kitchen designer can help minimize the hassle for you[...]

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Essential Tips on Designing Your Kitchen Backsplash

One of the most exciting aspects of kitchen renovation is designing the backsplash. It's also among the best projects to undertake if you want to add color or personality to your kitchen space. With the right design elements, your backsplash can serve as an interesting focal point in the room. To help you get started, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Orland Park shares a simple guide to designing your kitchen[...]

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How to Maximize the Different Zones of Kitchen Storage

In kitchen remodeling, the "work triangle" is often used as a guide in creating a kitchen design that allows users to work efficiently. The triangle includes three points: the sink, stove and refrigerator. While appropriate space between these areas ensures you will be able to move freely, you can also use them to improve the storage space in your kitchen. Here are some tips on how you can maximize every[...]

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The Advantages of a Galley Kitchen

Kitchens are one of the busiest rooms in any household, which is why most homeowners assume a bigger kitchen is better. However, home remodeling contractors know this isn’t always the case. Galley kitchens -- which feature a long, narrow layout -- are a lot more popular than you think. Read on to find out why homeowners and contractors alike love galley kitchens.  (more…)

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Design Features to Consider for an Easy-to-Clean Kitchen

Cleaning the kitchen can be time-consuming and tedious. Luckily for homeowners everywhere, there are ways to make kitchen cleanup easier and more manageable! Today’s article from kitchen remodeling company DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Orland Park explores a few design elements to consider when planning an easy-to-clean kitchen. (more…)

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Easy Ways to Add Color to an All-White Kitchen

The all-white kitchen is a classic for a reason: it’s clean, timeless and it works with any home style. However, even a classic can feel a little bland. The kitchen remodelers at DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Orland Park have easy ways to add color to an all-white kitchen. (more…)

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