The Fireplace

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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…. Jack Frost nipping at your nose… And so the lyrics go, but how many of us really thought about the significance of our fireplaces this holiday season, aside from hanging our Christmas stockings on the mantle? The fireplace is a commonly forgotten feature in the grand scheme of remodeling,…

A Kitchen Built for the Holidays

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Let the festivities begin! Thanksgiving is over and with Christmas and New Year coming up soon, most of us are making that mad scramble to tidy up our homes and prepare for large gatherings. Do you have a kitchen that is ready to take on the challenge? Here are 5 kitchen elements that make any…

Organized Storage Solutions

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Most clients at Gilmans Kitchens and Baths have one common request – a functional kitchen. Whether this requires changing the layout of the kitchen or making a few tweaks here and there, the one thing that always helps is adding customized storage solutions to their new kitchen. Here are our top 5: 1. Garbage and…

The Kitchen Layout

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There are several kitchen layouts from the Galley kitchen, to the L- Shaped kitchen to the ever increasing popularity of the One-Wall kitchen. Explore three of the most popular kitchen layouts and determine which one works best for you! THE GALLEY KITCHEN The Galley kitchen layout is typically characterized by two parallel walls or countertops…

Bringing Color into the Kitchen

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White. Off-white. Classic White. Linen. Gray. Beige. Greige. These colors are popular for a reason – Neutrality. The main reason neutral colors are so commonly used in a kitchen, or any space for that matter, is because they are versatile, easy to work with and are, well… “Safe” (although still beautiful). A majority of homeowners…

6 Tips For Working with a Designer

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Homeowners often wonder if it would be worth it to hire or work with a designer when it comes to remodeling their home. Outside of the cost for design services, there are many other reasons why this is often a hard decision for homeowners to make. “Will the designer cause me to spend all my…