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10 Luxury Details for Your Kitchen Cabinets and Island

1. Crown Molding. Few things leave designer impressions like the presence of crown molding. It can bridge the gap between your wall cabinets and the ceiling, allowing for a seamless transition. In traditional kitchens, it can cap off the design with one final touch of detail. 2. Matching ends. Instead of a smooth finish, try going with matching panels to spruce up your look. Similar to decorative legs, they have a furniture-style look. 3. Decorative legs. From chunky to Mission style, table legs are always a showstopper. Place them at the ends of your island or work them into your cabinet layout for a true furniture addition. Modern designs call for a sleeker and finished leg, whereas ...

Choosing the Right Wood for Your Architectural Millwork Project

How to Choose the Right Woods for a Project - Including Grade, Hardness and Cost Architectural millwork is the general name for all of the wood elements that can be seen once a building is constructed.  This includes everything from wood floors and staircases to cabinets, paneling, shelves and molding.  Given that these elements have very different requirements for aesthetics and durability, choosing the right type of wood can seem like a very daunting task.  Ultimately, the type of wood that is used will determine the beauty and strength of the finished piece. Hardwood v. Softwood Contrary to what many people believe, softwoods are not necessarily weaker than hardwoods.  In fact,...
Posted: April 4, 2016

Using Marble in the Kitchen

The “granite versus marble” dilemma is as old as kitchen renovation itself. Granite is considered more practical over the “delicate” marble. Granite has a speckled coloring that can be a turn off to some buyers, the exception to this rule are black varieties of granite, particularly Black Absolute and Black Zimbabwe. However, when black marble is not desired, buyers will agonize over the choice between granite and marble for weeks. Facts About Marble Marble doesn’t stain – it etches. Even after impregnating your marble with a sealant after installation, it is important to be on the lookout for certain acidic compounds that can stain your marble. Although a sealant protects...
Posted: March 21, 2016

Luxury Kitchens in Miami

The modern age of the Luxury Kitchen has arrived. There is literally no limit to how a kitchen can be configured: from interesting materials, to innovative designs – luxury kitchens are no longer the exclusive privilege of the rich. Although they do not necessarily translate to high budgets, luxury kitchens do need quality finishing. With tasteful design and a focus for small details, your luxury kitchen can compete with celebrity kitchens. To first step in building your dream kitchen, is to create a plan. Consider what kind of materials you want to achieve the look you want. You can always hire the services of a Miami luxury kitchen expert to help craft your vision. The kitchen...
Posted: March 17, 2016

A Budget Guide to Kitchen Remodeling

If you are thinking about a kitchen remodel or pondering new kitchen design ideas, then you’re likely preparing yourself for the cost. Even a minor kitchen renovation can average around $18,000. However, there are a few ways to considerably lower your costs. (more…)
Posted: March 14, 2016

Bathroom Storage Ideas to Save Your Space (and Sanity!)

Making the most of a small bathroom without adding clutter is no easy task. Unless you live in a mansion, chances are your bathroom is not very big, despite the amount of use it gets. However, despite its size, bathrooms can be utilized creatively and can yield a tremendous amount of space. The following guide shows you how re-imagine your bathroom layout to maximize storage capacity. (more…)
Posted: March 10, 2016

How to Choose the Right Crown Molding for a Room

Crown molding is a type of architectural millwork that can work in any size room. It draws the eye upward, creates a sense of length in even the smallest spaces, and unifies a room’s space. It is also an easy way to add character to a room and increase a home’s value as many buyers are attracted to the finished detail that crown molding provides. When choosing crown molding, it’s important to get the scale right. Molding that is too large will overwhelm small spaces or rooms with lower ceilings. Select a molding that is too small for the scale of the room, and the result will have minimal impact. (more…)
Posted: February 29, 2016

How to Select the Best Bathroom Cabinet

Bathroom cabinets are the strongest element in a bathroom renovation, often commanding the most attention when doing a redesign. The options in cabinet selection are as numerous as they are overwhelming, the most important choice is to pick which design elements appeal to your aesthetic. (more…)
Posted: February 22, 2016

Essential Elements of a Luxury Kitchen

When aiming for a luxury kitchen, every detail counts. We know you’re short on time, so we’ve done the research and all you have to do is choose the style which best represents you. (more…)
Posted: February 15, 2016

Why You Need Custom Kitchen Cabinets

5 Benefits of Custom Kitchen Cabinets Cabinets are the focal point of a kitchen. Although they may appear as just simple storage solutions, they should be built to last with a design that represents the owner’s personal aesthetic. Cabinets from big box stores are cheaper, but lack the value that custom cabinets provide. Here are some of the reasons to choose custom cabinetry over prefabricated: 1. Built to Last Custom cabinets are made by skilled cabinet makers by hand – not on assembly lines. Cabinet makers take pride in creating beautiful works of art. Furthermore, custom cabinets are quality construction that’s built to last. 2. Local Sourcing Custom cabinetry uses only the ...
Posted: February 8, 2016

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