Category: Kitchens

Farmhouse Sinks

October 28th, 2019 by

Apron-front sinks, aka farmhouse sinks, have been a favorite among homeowners for many years. Revered for its deep capacity, and charming style, these beauties were mostly installed in traditional and cottage style kitchens.  In the traditional home, the white or … Continued

Combi Steam Ovens

February 4th, 2019 by

Top chefs have been using steam ovens in commercial kitchens for many years now. They seem to be slowly making their way into the kitchens of home cooks. Especially home cooks who are inspired to make healthy and delicious food. For … Continued

The IKEA Effect

August 7th, 2018 by

Several studies completed in 2011 demonstrated The IKEA Effect- the increase in valuation of self-made products. In a nutshell, the researchers had participants assemble generic products. The participants felt that their completed product was as valuable as an experts’ product … Continued

Refacing Pros and Cons

April 27th, 2018 by

  Cabinet refacing can sometimes be a good solution for homeowners who want to renovate their kitchen while keeping to a tight budget. The process of cabinet refacing involves removing all cabinet doors and drawer heads and applying the selected … Continued

Spring Tips-How to breathe new life into your kitchen

April 5th, 2018 by

  Even if the dull gray days of winter are not totally behind us and snow is still in the forecast for April, there is no reason not to bring touches of spring into your kitchen. Beautiful indoor plants brighten … Continued

Leathered Granite

March 1st, 2017 by

Increasingly our clients have been drawn to the look of leathered granite counters. Having never heard of leathered granite, they usually have many questions about its durability and maintenance and how it differs from other surface types for granite. The … Continued

Remodeling and Labor Costs

November 22nd, 2016 by

I recently saw a series on Houzz that asked homeowners to discuss their kitchen renovations and to include pricing. I have long maintained that pricing for renovation projects depends upon the location where the project is done, as well as … Continued

Is A Kitchen Renovation Worth It?

April 4th, 2016 by

    Once your kitchen renovation is done and the contractors have moved on to another job, you are left to reflect on whether the expense and the inconvenience of such a project was worth it. The majority of homeowners … Continued

Best of Houzz For the Fifth Year in a Row!

January 15th, 2016 by

Kitchen Elements has won the “Best of  Houzz®” award for the 5th consecutive year. Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 9-year-old company was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the … Continued

Microwaves…Can You Live Without Them?

May 28th, 2015 by

The convenience of a microwave is undeniable. With the fast-forward and rushed lifestyle of today’s generation, throwing a quick dinner or reheating leftovers in a microwave is the easiest option for a no-fuss meal. Therefore, a microwave is an absolute … Continued