Survival Tips from Your IL Kitchen Remodeler

October 30, 2013 | Design Services

When your IL kitchen remodeler, like the trusted professionals at Tom’s Best Quality Remodeling, starts gutting your kitchen to implement the new design, you’re going to need to devise a system so that you can perform daily meal prep and cooking duties. Below are some tips to help you plan ahead for your limited access to the kitchen area. Food Prep: One of the most difficult parts of kitchen remodeling is finding the space to clean vegetables, wash dishes, and perform other necessary meal preparations. If you have a utility room with a sink, this is the perfect place to set up your new home base. Foldable card tables or ironing boards make great surfaces for chopping up ingredients as well. Appliances: Unless you plan on lugging your fridge into the living room, you may want to invest in a mini-fridge. These pint-sized iceboxes can store plenty of food and … Continued

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Small Kitchen Remodel

September 7, 2011 | Design Services

If the size of your kitchen has been preventing your Arlington Heights home improvement project from moving forward, don’t let it. Just because you have a small kitchen, doesn’t mean it can’t be as functional or beautiful as a larger kitchen. If you plan carefully before your remodel, you can create a stylish and efficient kitchen in your home. Kitchen space can be created in several different ways. Double-stacked cupboards, or cupboard mounted directly above each other, will use more vertical space rather than horizontal space. Most people don’t need space up that high, so this will create more space in your small kitchen. Installing drawers below the cabinets will also create more space in your kitchen. Rather than putting all your utensils in the drawers, you can use hangers on the wall. This will create much more storage space in your kitchen. After implementing some of the mentioned changes, … Continued

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Kitchen Remodeling – Pantry Addition

June 30, 2011 | Design Services

If kitchen remodeling is the next Arlington Heights home improvement project you’d like to tackle, a kitchen pantry could be a great addition. Kitchens require utensils, bowls, pans, and more. A kitchen pantry is not only useful, but it helps organize a hectic kitchen. Your kitchen pantry can have pullout shelves or open shelves. Pullout shelves are great for storing pots and pans, but open shelves display colorful dishes nicely. Your Arlington Heights home improvement contractor can easily put doors in front of the shelves. This can help keep dust out of your bowls and pans. It is also a good idea to include some hangers for your aprons. A pantry should be well lit, so you can read food labels. Talk to your contractor about installing proper lighting in your kitchen pantry. If you add a larger pantry, it could make a great space to plan and prepare for meals. … Continued

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