Kitchen remodels are full of essential decisions. What accessories should you include in your cabinets? How big should your island be? What kind of appliances should you choose? The list goes on and on. Today we are focusing on a kitchen feature that many people love to plan out in their kitchen- the beverage station!
With new tile on the market every day, it can be difficult to find the perfect backsplash for your kitchen remodel. When choosing your kitchen backsplash, you’ll want to consider durability, style, size and what budget you’re willing to allocate to the backsplash. While there is a myriad to choose from, below are some of our clients’ favorites.
No matter how much you love your home, there are always ways to improve your space by adding onto your house. Even if your home was recently built, additions to your family, an unexpected need, or outdated appliances may force you to reconsider the limitations of your current space.
In this month’s post, we’ll go over 8 common reasons for adding onto your home to improve your life (and often the value of your home, too).
Life happens in the kitchen. Not only is it the place where we prepare our food, but it is often the place where everyone tends to gather. And while the saying goes, ” the more the merrier”, if a lack of storage space clutters your kitchen, added people can make it feel stressful and crowded very quickly. Kitchen organization with the use of cabinet accessories will make the kitchen somewhere you want people to gather.
Remodeling with functionality and ample storage in mind can make the kitchen relaxing and inviting. This clean, peaceful feeling can be achieved rather easily when you consider adding cabinet accessories to your kitchen remodel. Here are some of our clients’ favorites.
As we begin 2017, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on the past year. 2016 had been a great year for all of us at Patrick A. Finn, Ltd.
Since 2011 we have entered for the Key Awards from the Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago. We are proud to say that we have come back with awards every year! This year put us at a total of 22 Key Awards in the last five years.
Even without expanding your kitchen, updating the layout, style and design can make a big difference. Opening a wall or increasing the doorway between your kitchen and adjacent rooms helps create the feel of a larger space.
We have all heard this buzz word “open concept” and many family kitchens are heading in this direction. But is it for you? For some of us the thought that the entire world will be able to catch a first glance into the room that gets more action than any other space in the house is frightening. But for others it is a great way to keep that promise of having “eyes in the back of your head” being able to cook while you assist with homework and attempt that food network recipe for dinner!
Think about your priorities: how many people will be cooking and gathering? Could you use your adjacent living room or dining room as an extension of the kitchen? Possibly forgo the formal dining room and convert it into informal dinning with homework stations? Would you benefit from having an island where you can do your prep work and also double as a serving area? These changes can help make your life much easier as you attempt to integrate many tasks into one central location. Read More
With so many options out there, appliance shopping might start to feel overwhelming. But for the microwave, there are really only 4 options, each one with a different location in your kitchen. This article from Houzz.com will help you figure out which Microwave is right for you. Read More