Creating a Family Friendly Kitchen


Transitional Kitchen Design

When it comes to home remodeling, many homeowners like to consult with two or three design remodel firms.  This couple had met with one Columbus design firm, but felt they had not investigated all of their options.  They attended the Central Ohio Remodel Expo and met with a designer at Kitchen Kraft.  They shared their wish list which included new kitchen cabinets, granite counters, tile backsplash, under cabinet lighting, and hardwood flooring.

The designer worked with the couple to learn what kitchen layout would best work with their lifestyle.  After…

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Countertop Edges: The Different Types of Countertop Edges and What You Need to Know

 

Your countertop is one of the most used items in the kitchen.  In comparison to all of the other decisions that are made during home remodeling, choosing your countertop edge may not seem high on the list of functionally important items, but it should be.  In addition to countertop material, the edge will affect daily functionality.  There are numerous countertop edges; we’ve listed the five most common countertop edges below and the pros and cons to each.

Squared:  The boring name of this countertop edge is deceptive since the…

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Choosing The Right Kitchen Cabinets

This Columbus, Ohio homeowner envisioned her dream kitchen in a contemporary style. She built an addition to allow enough space for all of the must-haves on her list. One of the items on her list was dark wood cabinets with a contemporary door style. She was referred to designer Jim Deen of Kitchen Kraft, which is located in the Historical German Village area of downtown Columbus.

She met with Deen at the showroom and explained that she wanted dark wood kitchen cabinets. The two looked at stain samples and settled…

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Creating a Family Friendly Kitchen

Homeowners in Columbus, Ohio, knew that their kitchen was not the functional family space they wanted.  They had an eat-in kitchen separated from the dining room by the access to basement stairs.  The only way to get to the dining room was to walk back through the kitchen, around a wall and through a hallway. The kitchen had no island, but a peninsula, which housed a range.  The location of the range left little counter space for meal preparation.  A pantry near the back door provided much needed storage space,…

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