Tag: kitchen remodeling

Kitchen cabinet storage space. Framed vs Frameless cabinets.

Many homeowners select European frameless cabinetry over more classic framed cabinetry because they want additional storage. This isn’t surprising since the drive to maximize storage space in a kitchen is frequently a motivating factor for many kitchen design decisions. However, often the reasoning behind selecting frameless over framed cabinetry is flawed or the advantage is overvalued.

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Calls with Paul: The Kitchen Design Podcast. Episode 14

Paul talks with Allison and Sebastien who are doing a complex kitchen renovation, Sebastion is an architect. Paul explains why kitchen designers and architects have very different successful design criteria for any space. Paul preaches once again about ten pounds of sausage in an eight-pound wrapper.

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Calls with Paul: The Kitchen Design Podcast. Episode 13

Paul talks to Loretta who has an island that is far too large for her kitchen. Paul explains how to find a good kitchen cabinet dealer and how Main Line Kitchen Design rates cabinet dealers on our web site. Paul also explains why Main Line Kitchen Design sometimes get a 1-star review from a caller that Paul has annoyed. Paul explains why Fabuwood is a good cabinet selection for a shaker white door style.

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Shaker – The Most Popular Kitchen Cabinet Door Style is also the Most Versatile.

Main Line Kitchen Design celebrates 13 years of Shaker being the most popular door style and white, or off white, being the most popular color. Here is blog we wrote over ten years ago. It was true then, as it is now!

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Calls with Paul: The Kitchen Design Podcast. Episode 11

Episode 11
Paul talks to Elizabeth who has a kitchen designed with custom cabinetry but a simplistic design. Paul encourages her to not use such high wall cabinets and to possibly lower her ceiling in order to remove an unsightly beam and save by no longer needing custom cabinetry.

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Calls with Paul: The Kitchen Design Podcast. Episode 9

Paul talks at length with Tina about a wide range of topics. If you are considering more expensive cabinetry this is an especially relevant episode. Painted finishes are discussed at length. As are custom paint finishes. What types of people make good designers is discussed. Design techniques used for 10 foot high ceilings such as stacked cabinets and moldings, and tray and coffered ceilings are compared. If you have high ceilings this is an episode you should listen to.

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How Much is a Kitchen Renovation Worth When You Sell Your Home?

Outdated and short-sighted formulas tout unreliable percentages on what a kitchen renovation is worth and on what percentage of the value of your home you should invest in a kitchen remodeling project. Real Estate websites, home improvement TV shows, and other sources quote returns on Investment, ROI’s, for a kitchen renovation between 30% and 80% depending on the renovation. Sadly, these formulas are overly simplistic and misleading.

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