If you're planning a new kitchen or thinking about the possibilities, it can sometimes help to zoom in and look at some of the details and ideas that make a kitchen unique or practical. Rather than taking a broad view, we've looked through our library of local kitchen projects and found 10 detail-oriented ideas, from stylish to practical, that may have a place in your new kitchen plan.Read More
Neal's Home Remodeling and Design Blog
When you're in the process of planning a remodeling project for your home, it’s useful to have a few different methods of collecting the ideas you have for easy reference later. These ideas can be shared with your designer to help them get a better sense of what you would like to see in your home. We recommend a combination of online and offline methods.
There are several rooms in the home where countertops play a key role. Kitchens and bathrooms, laundry rooms, home offices, and bars (just to name a few) all utilize this design feature to accomplish their functions. If you're remodeling your home and will be adding or changing your counter surfaces, then you'll likely be faced with an important question: what material will your new countertop be? There are several types of counter products on the market, but if you're unsure about the most common options, read on.Read More
Kitchens come in all sizes. Though we may feel that large kitchens are better, larger footprints come with their own design challenges. If you have a large kitchen to remodel or are considering expanding your kitchen to make it bigger, know that more space isn't always a guarantee of a better-performing kitchen. We asked Neal's Designer Laura Webster about the principles of designing large kitchens to help shed light on what makes a big kitchen function well.Read More