Making Your Home A Haven For Wellness and Safety

Homeowners in South Shore, MA are overwhelming desiring healthier, multifunctional, convenient and technologically advanced kitchen designs, bathroom designs in the home. The global pandemic has placed health and wellbeing at the top of homeowners wish lists. These desires have translated into increased demand for touchless faucets, deeper sinks and countertops, sinks, hardware, flooring and other common kitchen components that perform better, are easier to use and resist germs, bacteria, mold and mildew.

Because the role of the kitchen has expanded to include office, classroom, café and many other functions, many homeowners in South Shore, MA are more open to larger windows, glass doors, nature-inspired textures, comfortable areas to eat and multiple workstations in their dream kitchens. Open floor plans that can integrate with other rooms in the home and offer seamless transition to outdoors have been and are expected to remain extremely popular among homeowners in South Shore, MA.

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Where To Start?

It’s common for homeowners in Colorado Springs, CO to spend six months or longer researching before making an appointment to visit our showroom to discuss creating the kitchen remodel of their dreams. Often, however, all of the prep work leaves homeowners in Colorado Springs, CO with more questions than answers and not having a firm grasp on where and how to begin the process of creating their dream kitchen.

The kitchen is the epicenter of any home, but the way that the kitchen is used varies greatly among homeowners in Colorado Springs, CO. A good starting point is to determine who will use your kitchen and how — will you use the space to prepare meals, entertain friends and family, etc.? What other activities will take place in your kitchen? Does your kitchen double as a home office or place for remote learning or homework? Listing all of the uses and users will help you determine your priorities and budget and provide the information your designer needs to meet your functionality requirements.

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The Tools To Keep Your New Year’s Diet Resolutions

We know that many of homeowners in South Shore, MA will make New Year’s Resolutions to either improve their health, lose weight or both. There are numerous reasons to make weight loss resolutions. Losing weight makes you healthier, gives you more energy and helps to reduce fat and builds muscle. If you subscribe to a particular diet or simply elect to eat healthier, there are certain kitchen tools that can help guide your way and make dieting easier. Also, a good kitchen design is important too.

One of the first appliances that people turn to when starting a diet is a blender. We prefer blenders with high-torque motors that can easily convert solids into liquids in a few seconds to create healthy shakes, smoothies and other drinks that every homeowner in South Shore, MA can enjoy.

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Very Peri Is The 2022 Pantone Color of The Year

The Pantone Color Institute has selected Very Peri, a purple-blue, as its 2022 color of the year. “Encompassing the qualities of the blues, yet at the same time possessing a violet-red undertone, Very Peri displays a spritely, joyous attitude and dynamic presence that encourages courageous creativity and imaginative expression, states Pantone Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman.

Very Peri used in kitchen and bath designs provide homeowners in South Shore, MA opportunities to make unique and personal design statements that are modern, fresh, playful and creative. A purple-blue palate is not common in most kitchens. However, we see it working extremely well as an accent color to provide a pop of freshness to a white kitchen motif. Other applications for Very Peri that could work extremely well in a dream kitchen is to use it on lower base cabinets or as the base of an island.

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The Value Designers Create for You and Your Home

Did you know that 85% of homeowners in South Shore, MA rely on a professional designer when they want to create a dream kitchen? There are many good reasons why that percentage is so high.  Building a dream kitchen involves numerous processes and details. Principal roles that designers play are that of guide and curator. Homeowners in South Shore, MA spend hours, days, weeks and even months researching options before making an appointment with a designer. We know that the Internet is both our friend and foe. While the Internet provides access to every product and service that you could ever need for a remodeling project, the amount of information available online can be overwhelming, is often incorrect, is likely to cause analysis paralysis, contributes to unrealistic expectations and elevates stress levels. That’s where a professional designer and showroom can be your greatest asset. Showroom professionals specialize in making order out of chaos.

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Design Trends From Cersaie

Cersaie is the International Exhibition of Ceramics, Tile and Bathroom Furnishings that opened its doors to the public at the end of September for the first time since the pandemic started. Cersaie is an important international exhibition because it reveals the trends of tomorrow for kitchen designs, baths and other rooms in the home that use ceramics and porcelain.

The top trends from Cersaie that will influence renovations for homeowners in South Shore, MA are as follows:

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Preparing for Your Kitchen Remodel

The kitchen is the epicenter and most used room in the home for almost everyone who lives in South Shore, MA. Homeowners in South Shore, MA come to our showroom armed with months of research, having scoured kitchen design magazines, home improvement television shows, the Internet and friends and family who have recently renovated. They finally make the decision to move forward.  It’s both an exciting time, but also a bit disconcerting. Remodeling your kitchen is not always easy, but it is definitely worth it. After homeowners in South Shore, MA make the decision to remodel, there are certain steps we advise that they take to make the renovation process less stressful, costly and time consuming.

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The Pros and Cons of the Hottest Trends in Kitchen Design and Products

Imagining what a dream kitchen would look, feel and act like gives many of homeowners in South Shore, MA goosebumps. Planning your dream kitchen is exciting, invigorating and thrilling. Homeowners in South Shore, MA spend months researching on Houzz.com, Instagram and other sites to curate products and concepts that they want in their new kitchen. It’s great to dream. Too often the latest and greatest products and kitchen design concepts only tell half the story. Our role is to turn your dreams into reality and part of effective kitchen design is discuss both the opportunity and challenges of different concepts and products so that homeowners in South Shore, MA have realistic expectations and the kitchen design meets their lifestyle needs. Here are several of the pros and cons of trending design concepts and products.

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Smart Choice: A More Intelligent and Enjoyable Bath

Increasingly, homeowners in South Shore, MA need their homes to function more effectively and efficiently. As the role of the home continues to serve multiple functions including office, gym, café, lounge, restaurant, studio, etc., homeowners in South Shore, MA are remodeling bathroom and creating in-home spas that serve as a refuge, a place where they can enjoy a few quiet moments daily all to themselves and wash away the stresses of the day.

Homes are getting smarter and the primary bathroom is no exception. Especially in the last 18 to 24 months, demand for smart bathroom design has skyrocketed and manufacturers are responding to that demand with technologically advanced and connected shower systems, toilets, mirrors, faucets, medicine cabinets, leak detection devices and lighting, among other bath features and components. Technology in the bath makes life a lot easier, healthier and more enjoyable.

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It’s A Family Affair

COVID-19 has transformed the role and functionality of modern kitchen designs in South Shore, MA.  While the kitchen has long been considered the heart of the home, it now serves multiple roles that include classroom, office, hobby center, restaurant, study, game room and conference room, among others.  Increasingly, homeowners in South Shore, MA are creating the kitchen of their dreams for the long term, that includes design considerations for a multi-generational household and for aging in place.  Aging in place is the term to create spaces that can be used by anyone regardless of age, physical condition or mobility, employing universal design principles.

Access is a key to universal design.  Open floor plan kitchen remodels are ideal for multigenerational and aging in-place kitchen use because they typically provide access to other living spaces and feature multiple pathways that can accommodate those who may be confined to a wheelchair or need to use a walker.  When homeowners in South Shore, MA request a kitchen where they can age in place, we look at entryways into the kitchen. If we can eliminate doors, that’s great.  If not, we determine if they can be expanded.  Most doorways are 24 inches wide.  You need at least 36 inches to accommodate a wheelchair. 

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