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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Gilmans Kitchens and Baths Shutter Stocks Light and Brown Kitchen Cabinets

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…

Three Common Horrors of Remodeling

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Three Common Horrors of Remodeling and How to Deal With (Or Avoid) Them So you have been thinking about remodeling your kitchen for years, and you are just about ready to jump right in and do it, but you (and just about everyone you know), have heard at least one horror story about someone’s remodel….

The Kitchen Layout

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Gilmans Kitchens and Baths White and Light Kitchen Cabinets and Dark Countertops Light Kitchen

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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6 Best Tips For Working with a Designer

6 Tips For Working with a Kitchen and Bathroom Designer 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…

Banjo Countertop Over Toilet?

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Banjo Countertop Over Toilet? Condo Overhaul – Guest Bath The dated brass and black bathroom had outlived its style at the end of the hallway,  desire for an open airy feel with plenty of storage takes over. Demo plan involves removing all the plumbing fixtures, flooring and cabinetry. The plan for reorienting the sink, and new tile…

Condo Overhaul: Kitchen

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Condo Overhaul – Kitchen The finished kitchen space is attached to the other public spaces in the home. Done in Dura Supreme Valencia “Ginger” on Cherry cabinetry by Gilmans designer Kathy Smith becomes the traditonal design that anchors the mix of contemporary art and traditional furnishings. To set it off, a Dura Surpeme “Salsa” painted…

Watch For These Kitchen and Bath Trends

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Gilmans Kitchens and Baths Shutter Stocks 2016

Every year, Kitchen and Bath Designers and professionals from the remodeling industry flock to KBIS (Kitchen and Bath Industry Show) for three days of fun, creativity and inspiration! This year’s convention was held in Las Vegas, where…