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Category: Kitchen Remodeling

3 Essential Features of an Accessible Kitchen

Accessible design entails making changes to your house so that people with disabilities are not hindered. When it comes to your kitchen, mobility remodeling requires extra considerations. If you are thinking about redesigning your kitchen so that it accommodates a family member who is confined to a wheelchair, for instance, here are some of the important things that should always be included.  (more…)

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HOA Guidelines: Renovation Do’s & Don’ts

A homeowners association (HOA) is a governing body that oversees a residential community through an elected board. The HOA's purpose is to increase property values by subjecting all homeowners to the same set of standards. As a result, there may be color, height and design restrictions for the inside or exterior of a property. If you want to plan a home renovation but live in an HOA community, find out[...]

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When Should You Hire a Kitchen Designer?

Many homeowners prefer to design their kitchen themselves, searching online for a “kitchen contractor near me” only after they have come up with their plans. However, even if you have a clear vision of what you want, there are many ways working with a kitchen designer can help you get the kitchen of your dreams. In today’s post, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Southern Lakes discusses some reasons to hire[...]

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The Great Dining Debate: Eat-In Kitchen or Separate Dining Room?

Lately, there's been more of a trend towards informality, with the kitchen and dining room edging closer together. If you are planning a kitchen renovation, you may be unsure whether you should include a dining space in the kitchen. To decide, it is essential to know some basics of both styles.  (more…)

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How to Minimize Change Orders During a Kitchen Remodel

A kitchen remodel requires keen attention to detail and careful planning. From design elements to materials and finishes, a lot of things need to be polished before the construction begins and, too often, unforeseen issues still arise. Here, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Southern Lakes discusses how to stave off change orders — alterations to the original scope of work — to keep your kitchen remodel on track. (more…)

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Why You Should Prioritize Appliances When Remodeling a Kitchen

When remodeling your kitchen, one of the first things you will discover is how quickly you can run out of available space to utilize. Countertops alone take up a lot of square footage, and then you have to decide whether to focus on storage, appliances or other fixtures. The good news is that experts have come up with the best solution: before you even choose the color palette for your[...]

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What You Need to Know About Galley Kitchens

Planning a home remodel? The design and layout of your new kitchen are important and many homeowners find galley kitchens simple and convenient to use. A galley kitchen setup may be the perfect choice for you.  (more…)

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Where to Splurge & Where to Save on a Kitchen Remodel

Given how the kitchen is the heart of the home, the space often sees the most use. If you’re planning to remodel, it’s important to learn which features to spend on and which to save on. Let the trusted kitchen remodelers in the area, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen of Southern Lakes, help you get started. (more…)

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The Stages of a Kitchen Remodel: What You Need to Know

A kitchen remodel will not only make your space more appealing, it will also increase its functionality. An updated kitchen also offers a high return on investment. If you’re considering selling your home in the future, it is definitely a project that is worth considering. (more…)

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Popular Wood Options for Kitchen Cabinets

While there are several wood options to choose from for kitchen cabinetry, you might find it difficult to find the one that fits your visual style and preference for your kitchen remodeling project. It helps to know what to expect from some of these popular choices.  (more…)

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