Congratulations! You just bought a new home, and you are considering remodeling the out-of-date kitchen. Now please stop and do your family a favor and carefully consider these tips BEFORE you embark on your renovation.
The 14th Annual Ardmore Library Kitchen Tour is taking place on Sunday, April 28th. Main Line Kitchen Design is delighted and honored to support this very worthy local cause.
At Main Line Kitchen Design ninety percent of our customers come to us believing that they know the kitchen design that they would like. Customers are confident that they just need to shop around for cabinet lines, styles, and colors. Surprisingly the vast majority of our customers end up getting very different designs than what they asked us for initially. Why? The answer might surprise you!
The best procedure for renovating a kitchen is often different from what homeowners believe. Homeowners can mistakenly buy materials or hire professionals in the wrong order. Unfortunately, doing so usually wastes money and hurts the final result. Below are the most common mistakes and misconceptions: 1. Hiring an architect first. Often because homeowners know that […]
“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times” for two couples who worked with Main Line Kitchen Design. Both Bob and Jenny Smart and Craig and Lisa Knowbetta began considering their kitchen renovations in late June. [Note – Ladies and Gentlemen, the story you are about to hear is true. The names […]
Determining who is the best kitchen designer in Philadelphia is difficult. This story about several kitchen designers shows why.
As an engineering student at the University of Pennsylvania, I never imagined I’d end up being a kitchen designer. As it turns out, the problem-solving techniques and the math and computer skills used in engineering, have all proved essential to being a kitchen designer and running a company that uses the internet as its primary source for connecting with our non-referral customers.
Occasionally we run into people that have completely unrealistic expectations about their kitchen renovation. These customers feel that they should experience no inconvenience during a major construction project.
Cabinetry over 20 years old will have inferior drawers, tracks, and hinges. This is true even for older expensive custom cabinets. In the last few years, inexpensive well-made cabinetry has become available at a fraction of the cost it once was. These less expensive cabinet lines use the top-of-the-line drawer boxes, tracks, and hinges, and contain no particle board. Buying all new cabinetry in one of these well made less expensive lines can cost only 25% more than refacing the existing kitchen.