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Buying Kitchen Cabinets

Know Before You Go You’ve done your online research and looked at articles like our Kitchen Remodeling Steps article. Now you are ready to move on to actually buying your kitchen cabinets. Making the right cabinet choice is important because kitchen cabinets play a big role in how your kitchen looks. They can have a big impact on budget too. In this article, we are going to walk you through… 

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2 Useful Kitchen Layouts

In our New Galley Kitchen post, we talked about new modern galley kitchen layouts. In modern homes, these two parallel rows of cabinets open up to the family and dining areas. A century ago, kitchens were relegated to a service area at the back of the house. Today we use our kitchens as a primary room for entertaining, fully integrating them into our living areas. As a result, the L-shaped… 

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The New Galley Kitchen

A galley kitchen consists of two rows of cabinetry that face one another with a walkway between. It can be enclosed or open. This layout takes its name from the kitchen spaces in ships, trains, or planes. This kitchen layout is all about efficiency and wise use of available space. This classic kitchen layout can be one of the simplest and most versatile layout choices. The layout can work in… 

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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. From a financial standpoint, the best (and smartest) kind of kitchen remodel is one that… 

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Choosing Great Kitchen Cabinets

The Importance of Choosing Great Kitchen Cabinets Any contractor, real estate agent, or home buyer or seller knows that the added value in a home is found in the kitchen and bathroom spaces. Kitchens are a focal point of any home and for every dollar spent three times the value is added. Kitchen cabinets are the foundation of style and quality in the space, and they also serve to set… 

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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 separate trash and recycle containers in different cabinets. You simply slide the unit out by… 

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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 space below the sink to allow a wheel chair to approach closely. If desired, doors… 

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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 a classic gloss white European-style cabinet.  We customized and modernized the look of the cabinetry by removing the toe kicks and installing contemporary brushed nickel steel legs.  Cabinets of the Desert offers quality cabinetry from:

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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 into the channel and pulling the cabinet door or drawer open from behind. C- and… 

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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 one of our economical lines. But there was no skimping on style. We used a greige textured laminate cabinet for the refrigerator run upper cabinets. We then added a high–gloss super white European-style slab door for the lower cabinets and bar.…