MDF vs Wood: Why MDF has Become So Popular for Cabinet Doors

Solid wood is obviously the winner here, right? This is the most common perception when it comes to comparing between wood and MDF. Wood is seen as this strong and sturdy material while MDF is often viewed as a weak and cheap alternative. The truth is, both have their pros and cons for a kitchen remodel. Despite popular belief, wood is not always the superior choice; in some situations MDF might be the better material. For homeowners who are building or undertaking home renovations, knowing the difference between the two materials and the features of each is essential. Below, [...]

The Psychology of Why Gray Kitchen Cabinets Are So Popular

Something about grey works just perfectly for kitchens. The color teeters between a relaxing neutrality and an exciting warmth, managing to provide the best of both worlds. Of course, depending on what shade of grey you choose, your kitchen could be closer to one end or the other. It is the perfect color to choose for your kitchen remodeling project, whether you want to contrast brighter hues on your floor or fabrics, create textured variations in your kitchen space, or create an exciting yet relaxing space. One area where it has become common is in kitchen cabinets. More [...]

Design Trend: Blue Kitchen Cabinets & 30 Ideas to Get You Started

Nothing feels as tranquil as a sunny day under a clear blue sky or gazing out at a shimmering blue ocean. The color blue triggers feelings of relaxation, peace, quiet, grandness and expansiveness. When used inside the house, blue creates the same feelings of tranquility, space and luxury. It is also a well-known stress reducer, helping to slow down your heartbeat and lower blood pressure. Why not try this cool shade during your kitchen remodel with blue kitchen cabinets? It will make your kitchen appear bigger, seem cooler and feel more relaxing. One other interesting characteristic of blue scientists have uncovered [...]

When to DIY Versus Hiring a Professional Contractor

Remodeling always sounds like a fun and an adventurous project. Regardless of the room, you can probably already muster up ideas on changes you would like to make or improvements that you can envision. Maybe you are already experienced with renovations, maybe you are not. Regardless, there is a simple way to determine whether you should DIY or hire a remodeling professional. Below, you will find some common renovations that are easy to DIY as well as some things that are better left to a professional. Typical DIY Upgrades & Improvements: Painting Walls/Cabinets Painting isn't always fast and easy, but [...]