Escape to a special place where the aroma of fresh baked
cookies fills the air. Where families and friends gather
to visit and share the days events. In this special
place, warm and lasting memories are made and treasured.
This special retreat is your newly remodeled kitchen.
Whatever your personal style, there are many fine features
you should look for in every kitchen remodel:
only a contractor, who is licensed, bonded, has both
general liability and workers compensation insurance.
sure your contractor acquires all the necessary permits
from the building department. The only way you can
be sure your kitchen was built or remodeled correctly
so you and your family are safe and will enjoy many
years of performance is to require this important
sure you get Professional Architectural drawings (using
AutoCAD) where you will see your new kitchen before
any work begins. This way you’ll get a clear
visual picture of your kitchen remodeling project.
good contractor will provide a personal kitchen consultant
to coordinate your kitchen suite of fixtures, accessories,
in mind that architectural tiles and stones capture
the timeless elegance of classic craftsmanship.
quality materials like Toto®, Blanco®, and
Kohler® sinks to enhance the style and décor
of your personal cooking retreat.
Time saving amenities such as steel Susan’s,
full extension drawers, cabinet pull-outs, appliance
hideaways, spice racks, cookie sheet space, trash
storage pull outs, and many more augment your kitchen
energy efficient recessed lighting, such as Halo®
Air-Tight™ lighting to create that luxurious
genuine jewel-like beveled edge glass that reflects
for solid drawers, doors, and frames that have been
sculptured using attention to detail that only a fine
craftsman can achieve.
sure all cabinets are handcrafted from select grades
of hardwoods that embrace both tradition and excellence.
quality windows such as Milgard®, Andersen®,
and Marvin® to fill your retreat with beautiful,
spacious, uplifting natural light and fresh air.
architectural finishes using Dunn Edwards® paints
and lacquers entice the senses and relax the soul.
granite, Zodiaq®, or Corian® countertops and
splashes bring natural beauty and elegance to your
Equipped with the right information, you can find a
kitchen remodeling contractor who will do things the
right way and give your special project the attention
About the Author
Dan A. Derkum