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Category: Kitchen Remodeling

The U-Shaped Kitchen: Pros & Cons Every Homeowner Should Know

Kitchen remodeling involves plenty of important decisions, with layout being one of the first things a homeowner must focus on before getting a kitchen estimate. Having a functional layout, after all, can make a huge difference in the look and feel of your space. And if you're looking for something simple and efficient, you may find a U-shaped kitchen to your liking. A premier remodeling professional in the area, DreamMaker Bath[...]

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How to Use Color Blocking in Kitchen Design

Color blocking may have started out as a fashion trend, but this style has found its way into the interior world with design professionals and home decorators embracing the concept to create livelier spaces. If you’re planning a kitchen remodel this year, you might want to explore the following ideas to achieve a perfectly color-blocked kitchen.  (more…)

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Get the Look: A Breathtaking Contemporary Kitchen

There really is something to be said about clean, sleek lines paired with high functionality – which is why when it comes to kitchens, contemporary design has been steadily gaining popularity for years. Not to be confused with modern design, which refers to an actual historical design movement, “contemporary” simply means what’s happening at this moment in time.  (more…)

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Top 3 Characteristics of an Accessible Kitchen

Accessible design can be called many things -- universal, barrier-free, aging-in-place -- but the basic principles are the same: to make products and environments accessible to all people, regardless of age or ability. When it comes to the kitchen, mobility remodeling typically involves a few tweaks and substitutions that allow for easier use. If you are thinking about redoing your kitchen to make it more accessible, here are three features that should[...]

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Tips on Remodeling in an HOA Community

Living in a community run by a homeowners’ association (HOA) has its benefits. However, it can also make things confusing if you want to make changes to your property, including interior remodeling projects. Before you move forward with that quote, read on as DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Schaumburg shares insight on how you can get the most out of your renovation without getting in trouble with your HOA. (more…)

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Why It’s a Good Idea to Hire a Kitchen Designer

Taking on a kitchen remodeling project is an exciting prospect! If you do not plan your project carefully, however, a kitchen remodel can instead become a source of stress and anxiety. Luckily, this is easily avoided by hiring a professional kitchen designer to work alongside your home renovator and ensure that your dream kitchen project does not turn into a nightmare. If you still aren’t convinced, here are three reasons why hiring[...]

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Tips on Avoiding Kitchen Remodeling ‘Sticker Shock’

While generally associated with retail purchases, sticker shock can definitely happen to homeowners when they see their kitchen estimate. In today’s post, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Schaumburg shares tips on how to avoid sticker shock when planning a kitchen remodel. (more…)

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The Elements of Good Kitchen Design

Good kitchen design is the sum of many elements that need to be balanced during planning. In today’s post, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Schaumburg takes a look at these elements and how they contribute to a well-designed kitchen. (more…)

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4 Countertop Picks for a Low-Maintenance Kitchen

When it comes to a kitchen remodel, one of the most frequent requests we get from our clients is materials that make the space easier to maintain. At DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Schaumburg, there are four excellent countertop surfaces that immediately come to mind if you want to have low-upkeep counters without sacrificing durability and aesthetics. (more…)

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How Raising Ceilings Can Transform Your Kitchen

If your kitchen is feeling outdated and cramped, this can affect the experience of family members and guests. One effective method to alleviate the common dilemmas of a small kitchen is to raise the ceiling. In fact, architect Kevin Lichten believes that the ceiling can be the most dramatic and mood-altering part of any room! In this article, home remodeling contractors explain how high ceilings can transform the look and feel of[...]

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