You’ve probably spotted U-shaped kitchens in home decor magazines or Pinterest boards and wondered if it’s the right design for your cooking space. While they might look trendy and efficient, it’s important to understand the big picture. A kitchen remodeling contractor shares the pros and cons of this kitchen layout in this post.[Read more…]
Much has been said about the merits of a traditional kitchen. However, the definition can vary wildly, which can be confusing if you’re trying to come up with an authentic traditional design. In today’s post, local kitchen remodeling company JLR Home Renovation takes a look at what makes traditional kitchens traditional.[Read more…]
The cabinets play a crucial role in enhancing your kitchen’s overall look and functionality. They are often the first thing people notice when they walk into your room, setting the tone for the entire space. However, the question of whether all of the cabinets need to match is one that many homeowners grapple with. Kitchen and bathroom remodeling contractor JLR Home Renovation sheds light on the matter below.[Read more…]
Cottage-style kitchens have grown in popularity, thanks to their cozy, inviting feel and simple, timeless design. It conveys a feeling of charm and comfort with rustic elements such as natural wood finishes, handcrafted hardware, vintage details and whimsical floral prints. To incorporate this aesthetic look in your kitchen remodeling project, here’s a look at some of the essential elements to consider![Read more…]
If you want to transform your kitchen into an efficient, easy-to-navigate space that fits all your needs, then a galley kitchen may be the right choice. But before you take the plunge and schedule a kitchen remodeling, consider both the advantages and disadvantages of having a galley-style kitchen. In this post, JLR Home Renovation talks about galley kitchens and enumerates their pros and cons.[Read more…]
When designing and building the kitchen of your dreams, you likely focus on big decisions such as the layout, materials, colors and appliances. After all, these things can make or break the look of your kitchen. A well-designed kitchen, however, is all about the details, especially those that you won’t notice at all, especially if done right. The small, subtle ones might seem insignificant, but these can impact the beauty and functionality of your kitchen space.[Read more…]
The kitchen has long been considered more than just a place for meal prep. It’s now a place to do homework, have late-night talks and eat informal meals with the family. As such, many homeowners are considering an eat-in or dine-in feature in their kitchen design. This can range from a small bistro set to a full-fledged dining table.[Read more…]
There’s a reason the kitchen is referred to as the “heart of the home” because of the amount of time everyone in the family spends there. In the kitchen, we cook, clean, share meals and make memories. As a result, it’s important to lay a solid foundation and design a kitchen that meets your family’s demands and preferences. In addition, the design of a kitchen will have a significant impact on the whole mood of your home.
If you’ve been researching kitchen designs, you probably came across the concept of the kitchen work triangle. This layout has been the standard for kitchens for many years. However, it’s not the only option–the “work zone” layout has also gained popularity in recent years, especially in kitchens with a more modern design. Which is the better design for your kitchen — the work triangle or work zones?
Kitchen designs are made for a more significant purpose than just aesthetics and comfort. They are specially made for you to prepare food without having a hard time. The layout and design of your kitchen impact the functionality and how well you are able to move around within the space.[Read more…]