Renovating your kitchen is an investment that increases the value and functionality of your home. It goes without saying that kitchen renovations are a huge job, and because your kitchen is likely the most high-traffic area of your home, it’s important to go in with eyes wide open to avoid wasting time and money. Over the last two decades, the team at The Wright Kitchen has seen just about everything, including some pretty terrible kitchen disasters. If your contractor isn’t properly trained, you could be looking at costly mistakes. We’re letting you in on some of our top reno red flags, and how to avoid them.
Our team has seen (and fixed) hundreds of faulty kitchens over the years. We’ve put together the top five kitchen remodeling mistakes we’ve seen, so you can avoid them.
If you have leafed through a magazine lately, you have probably taken a moment to check out the trendy, minimalist kitchens that grace those glossy pages. Whether wood, granite, or cement, minimalist kitchens are defined by sleek horizontal and vertical lines, functional and unobtrusive appliances, frameless cabinetry and the occasional pop of trendy colour.
Kitchens are no different than other trends when it comes to their generational style and function changing over time. There are also influences from different counties and cultures that contribute to the evolution of these trends in North America. American’s have typically been drawn to traditional craftsman style cabinetry with the emphasis on wood and
When planning your kitchen renovation, the question about what to do with the corners is usually a contentious one. Shelves? Lazy Susan? Lemans? or just kill it? Here's a look at the pros and cons of each: 1. Shelves can be a cost effective and simple solution to corner storage and can be integrated into
Nothing quite transforms the look of a home like a kitchen renovation. Over the years, we have seen many trends come and go and we are very excited about some of the new design ideas that are on the horizon. The following are some of our top kitchen predictions for 2016. Semi-Custom Cabinets These are
Cooking is one of those wonderful things we do on a regular basis. It brings us together as a family. Nothing beats the smell of a home cooked meal. That’s why it’s so important to have a stove that is reliable and efficient. These days there are so many choices of stoves, from contemporary finish
Even if you aren't the most enthusiastic cook, you can't beat a good kitchen gadget. And if you are an extremely enthusiastic cook, even better! Kitchen gadgets are there to make our lives easier in the preparation or consummation of food, or to make one of our creations look better and more professional. Whether it
Gone are the days of heating the tea kettle over an open fire. Before the prevalence of central heating and gas stoves, one of the first things we did upon waking was to light the fire in the kitchen. Life revolved around the heat and light that the fireplace provided and the kitchen was the
If you find yourself outside, barbecuing all winter long to avoid your kitchen, it might be time to make a change. A new kitchen might not be in the budget but there are loads of things you can do to spruce up your kitchen that are both affordable and easy. A kitchen renovation can be