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Make Your Dream Kitchen Part 2

Blanco Kitchen sink

Part 2 of Kitchen Remodels

In this section, we are going to talk about kitchen sinks! A new sink can be the focal part of your kitchen. There are so many different types of sinks to choose from when creating the perfect kitchen. I bet you are wondering how to choose your sink! First, you will want to decide what style of kitchen you are going for. From there you can start looking at sink styles.

A farmhouse-style sink will extend over the edge of your counter. Usually, this type of sink is used in a rustic farmhouse or traditional style. Farmhouse sinks have a deep basin perfect for larger families. Or if you are into interior design, they look beautiful! Combine style and function with a new farmhouse sink to give you that country feel in your kitchen.

If you choose an undermount sink it is installed directly under the counter. It creates a seamless look from the countertop to the sink. The wonderful thing about this type of sink is that it has a seamless sleek look and is very versatile with any kitchen design. These types of sinks make clean up easy as no food or dirt gets stuck in the lip.

If you decide to go with a stainless steel sink, they are light and easy to install. They are normally on the lower end of cost depending on the style you choose. When choosing a stainless steel sink you will want to look at the gauge. A thicker gauge means the sink will typically be heavier and cheaper, while a thinner gauge will mean the sink is lighter and often more expensive. Stainless steel sinks tend to dent and can be a bit noisier. But they have a great stain resistance.

Don’t be afraid to finance!
You still have to live and there is no reason to let a tight budget keep you from completing the projects you’ve been dreaming about. Look for home remodeling companies that offer financing programs, you can have work done on your home by a professional and get it financed at the same time. You have to consider both the immediate costs and the long-term value of your home. Remember, instead of paying a large upfront cost for these renovations, you can break payments down into smaller increments to make throughout the year. We are all credit conscience now but there are certain things that financing is a smart choice, financing a car, financing a home, and financing a home improvement project. These projects will increase the value of the home and that is always a wise investment.

If you need more advice on your new kitchen remodel, you can always reach out to us at Plumbtile. Our experts can help you with the kitchen of your dreams!

Make Your Dream Kitchen Part 1

Rohl Kitchen Sink

Have you been putting off that kitchen remodeling project? Every homeowner has a long list of changes and upgrades they want to make to their home. But the biggest obstacle is the lack of time and budget that stops them from making these upgrades. Enjoy our two-part blog series on how to make the kitchen of your dreams! 

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Kitchen Design Trends

Rohl Kitchen Products

Everyone who cooks desires a kitchen that is functional, spacious, and on-trend with today’s market. A kitchen that has older appliances, bad lighting, flooring that is cracked with age just doesn’t show off your personality. A kitchen that is bright, with everything you need at your fingertips, and simply up to date will make anyone smile. It allows your personality to shine. Read More

Remodeling Ideas for Your Kitchen

Kitchens are the most lived in room in your house and with the right look and feel; it can be a warm, comfortable, stylish, and extremely functional place for everyone to gather. Create the kitchen you love and that you will enjoy spending time in with simple or extravagant remodeling ideas.  Here are some remodeling ideas to help you get started. Read More

Some Do’s and Don’t’s of Remodeling

If you are thinking about remodeling your home what are some of the do’s and don’ts of taking on this task? It can be a stressful time and quite costly if you don’t understand some of the best ways to start. First let’s decide which room to remodel first. Once you have decided which room you will remodel, you will want to draw up some plans. What do you want the upgrade to look like? And one more question, are you looking to add value to your home or is it something you are deciding to do for your family? Read More

What to Consider When Choosing The Right Countertops

There are so many options to choose from when it comes to countertops for your kitchen and bathroom. Once you’ve discovered the many types, it is important to determine the best available countertop that fits your home.

Three factors to consider when choosing the right countertops.

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The Best Hiring Process When Looking for a Contractor

It is very difficult in today’s society to find a good contractor that can be trusted. Many individuals look to cut corners for an easy buck. Cutting corners in a kitchen or bathroom renovation might look good on the surface but after a couple of years the results might not be what you expected. For this reason, it is always important to take necessary precautions to cover yourself. Some ways to do that is to only pay a portion of the cost upfront. Have contracts specify estimated costs. Be sure to add what is expected of your contractor and when they should be completed with the project.

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What is a Make-Up Air Unit and Why It’s Important To Your Kitchen Remodel

When renovating your kitchen, it is important to make sure that there is good ventilation all around. Improper ventilation can cause severe damage that can cost you thousands of dollars to fix later on. For this reason, it is important to know what a make-up air unit is and how it can make your life easier.

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The Case for 2 Kitchen Sinks

While the majority of American kitchens have only one sink, the trend toward two is growing quickly in new construction and major remodels. Why would you possibly need two kitchen sinks — that is, if you are in the fortunate position to be able to afford this luxury? In a nutshell, for better kitchen workflow.

Why Having Two Sinks Is So Great:

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