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Kitchen Remodeling Steps

There is a saying in the real estate industry: Kitchens sell homes. But in fact, because of low housing inventory, many people are deciding to remodel instead of selling. In addition, according to the Zillow Housing Aspirations Report, 76 percent of Americans surveyed would prefer to upgrade their home to meet their needs – especially their [...]

Kitchen Cabinets – Pull Out Storage Solutions

These days, innovations in kitchen cabinetry are more to do with how the space inside the cabinets is used than the cabinets themselves. For example, if you do not have the space for a walk-in pantry, we now have ways for you to simulate a pantry by putting its contents in pull out racks. In [...]

Kitchen Cabinets – Trash & Recycling Solutions

Modern kitchen designs will almost always account for under counter trash and recycling disposal. This is usually done with an under counter pull-out waste system that contains dual trash and recycle containers located in a single cabinet close to the dishwasher and food prep area. If space allows, some kitchen owners have a preference for [...]

Kitchen Cabinets – New Solutions for Blind Corners

Almost every kitchen will have at least one blind corner cabinet. This is just the nature of the space. But they are a cook’s nightmare. They are where the sun don’t shine. They are where long unused kitchen utensils languish. They are deep, dark and hard to get at. Old time solutions to blind corners [...]

Kitchen Cabinets – Aging-in-Place

We have covered Aging-in-Place generally elsewhere on this site. Please see https://www.cabinetsofthedesert.com/aging-in-place/ This blog addresses how the principles of Universal Design, which make kitchens “age-friendly,” specifically apply to the design and accessorizing of cabinetry. We start with the sink, which is where a great deal of kitchen work happens. Here cabinetry is designed to leave a [...]

Kitchen Cabinetry for a Palm Springs Remodel

Cabinets of the Desert recently provided kitchen cabinets for a beautiful remodel project in the Palm Springs Movie Colony. The client selected Montessa Gloss White thermofoil by Envoy Cabinetry.  We customized and modernized the look of the cabinetry by removing the toe kicks and installing contemporary brushed nickel s steel legs. The effect is very [...]

Concealed Cabinet Pulls with C- Channels and J- Channels

If your choice of kitchen and bathroom cabinetry style is modern and minimalist, a natural selection for cabinet pulls would be the concealed C- and J- Channel. These European inspired innovations are built into the box behind the door and drawer facades. They allow one to open doors and drawers simply by sliding one’s fingertips [...]

Promoting Health & Hygiene in the Kitchen

The inclusion of products and materials that create an environment hostile to bacteria, fungus and mold is not an idea that should be the exclusive province of hospitals, nursing homes and the hospitality industry. It makes excellent sense for domestic kitchens too. The key is in the selection of non-porous surfaces, especially for countertops. This [...]

Palm Springs Condo Remodel – Kitchen & Bar

Cabinets of the Desert recently completed this kitchen and bar for a rehab/flip project in Palm Springs. Being budget conscious for the purposes of the flip, our client went with our economical Envoy line. But there was no skimping on style. We combined Calais Greige for the refrigerator run upper cabinets and end panel with [...]

Trends in Kitchen Sinks

The kitchen sink is the hardest worked feature in any kitchen. It needs to be functional and durable, while being at the same time a stylish addition to your kitchen design. Today’s sinks come in a wide variety shapes, sizes and materials and can include accessories such as cutting boards, utensil trays, drying racks and [...]