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Where are Schrock Cabinets made?

Where are Schrock Cabinets made?

Are you wondering Where are Schrock Cabinets made? Schrock Cabinetry is one of today’s most elite and popular brands of cabinetry. The company was founded in 1961 in Arthur, IL and was originally named Schrock Brothers Manufacturing. They specialized in handcrafted cabinetry. Schrock became part of the MasterBrand family in 1998 and has continued the proud tradition of creating beautiful, well-crafted products for today’s buyers. The Braemar team has been a fan of Schrock for a long and routinely incorporates their cabinetry into our clients’ design plans. Schrock prides itself on the following five pillars. Schrock Cabinets – Designer-Inspired Color: While clients want sturdy, well-made cabinetry, they also want their cabinets to be beautiful and add to the décor of the space. Schrock works with designers to ensure the color palettes of their products are in line with modern trends. They offer numerous options in terms of colors, styles, glazes

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Cabinets that fit your lifestyle

When selecting cabinets for your kitchen, you need to ensure their functionality fits your lifestyle. There is a process when it comes to cabinet selection. The Braemar designers can fully assist you throughout the journey, but until you meet with a designer, below are some helpful tips and a series of steps to get you started. Consider budget: You may see cabinets on HGTV or Pinterest that you love, but that doesn’t mean those cabinets will fit within your budget. A number of factors are considered when thinking about cabinet cost. Industry stats indicate that cabinets make up approximately 50% of your overall kitchen renovation budget. The best way to stay within budget is to set the umbrella amount for the entire renovation then take half of that and spend it on cabinets. This will leave you enough money to make the other changes you desire. Choose a cabinet door

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Kitchen Cabinet Options for Storage and Display

Cabinets make up a significant component of any kitchen and while we want them to be beautiful, we also need them to be functional. If selected correctly, kitchen cabinets offer homeowners ample storage and help alleviate organizational stress. Consider these tips when pondering kitchen cabinet options for storage and display. The perfect pantry: We use the word “perfect” as a relative term because what’s perfect for one person may be different for another. Nonetheless, we all have an image in our mind of what would create the perfect pantry. Maybe that’s a well-organized, walk-in pantry or a slender, deep pantry. Whatever you preference, most people desire and need a pantry in their kitchen. Utensil drawers: This includes the traditional utensil drawer that organizes forks, knives and spoons. This type of drawer will probably always be needed, although modern inserts make storage much savvier than the days of old. Along with

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6 Types of Kitchen Layouts

Kitchen layouts run the gamut from small and cramped to large and expansive. Whether you’re working with an existing kitchen or building one from the ground up, the layout can make a difference in terms of functionality and enjoyment. There are several standard kitchen layouts. If you’re planning to renovate your kitchen, it’s important to know distinctions between the types and tips for redesigning each type. Galley kitchen: Galley kitchens are long and narrow with base cabinets, wall cabinets, appliances and other functional elements on one or both walls. This creates an abundance of organization and work areas despite minimal square footage. Galley kitchens are popular with professional and home chefs because it maximizes efficiency by keeping everything close together. Some galley kitchens are symmetrical and some are asymmetrical. This is an important decision to make early on as it will affect the scale and scope of your project. If

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The Best Time of Year to Renovate a Kitchen

Have you noticed how the kitchen becomes the gathering spot no matter the occasion? The kitchen has been described as the heart of the home. It’s where conversations are had, food is shared and memories made. Often times, however, there is something about our kitchen that annoys or frustrates us, elements that inhibit us from utilizing this space to its full potential and our own desires. When that happens, a renovation is necessary. In considering a renovation, there are factors that determine when the best time of year is to renovate. 1). Lifestyle: If you’re a very active person year-round, time of year may not be a huge factor but if you are more active during the spring and summer months, this may be a great time for a renovation. If you’re routinely out and about enjoying leisure hobbies and activities, having construction workers in your home would not be

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Kitchen Remodel

Choosing the right kitchen cabinets

Cabinets make up a significant component of any kitchen. Homeowners need to consider both style and functionality, but choosing the right kitchen cabinets doesn’t have to be a daunting task. With a little planning and professional design help, selecting cabinets for your kitchen can be a fun and interesting experience. The Braemar team offers several tips and suggestions when it comes to choosing the right kitchen cabinets for you and your family.  Budget: As with any part of a home renovation, you’ll need to consider your budget. A kitchen renovation can be more expensive than other rooms in a home and cabinets often make up the bulk of the expense. There are a few key ways you can save money while still improving the look of your cabinets. If your cabinets are in good shape structurally, you can have them professionally painted or replace the doors and hardware to make them

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How to Choose the Right Color Palette for your Home

Color My Rooms

How to Choose the Right Color Palette for your Home Color is a powerful component of the design process. Selecting the color of a room, rug or furniture can be fun and exciting, and these decisions will hopefully bring you joy for years to come. In fact, there is a lot of psychology involved in terms of color selection. Aside from offering an element of beauty, homeowners often want to emit a certain mood in individual rooms. Furthermore, when it comes to color, don’t play it safe. Use your creative juices to create the space of your dreams.  Warmth: If your goal is to warm up a room, there are a number of color options. A creamy white can offer a classic, lovely canvas for mirrors, paintings and colorful furniture. Similarly, various shades of gray offer a cozy background color. Other, bolder options are mustard yellow, sea foam green, soft

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New Cabinet Colors for 2021

New Cabinet Colors

Wondering what New Cabinet Colors are in style? We’ve taken some time explaining how you can make the right decision for your project. The kitchen is the heart of a home. It’s more than simply a location to cook food.  It’s the place where meals are shared and memories made. If you are in the process of renovating a kitchen, you have a rare opportunity to create the kitchen of your dreams. Moreover, if your budget is low, something as easy as changing the color of your cabinets can make a huge difference in the look and feel of your kitchen.  Cabinets make up a significant part of any kitchen, so homeowners must ensure they are happy with their new cabinet colors. Renovating a kitchen can be an exciting experience, but it involves a lot of decision making.  One of the choices to make includes the color of the cabinets. There is

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Storage for Kitchens

Enhance your kitchen with adequate storage

During the pandemic, people have stayed home more than ever before. The COVID-19 era is allowing individuals to assess what is important in their worlds. Additionally, homeowners are evaluating their living spaces and access to adequate storage, or lack thereof. During the heat of quarantine and after, many people stretched their culinary prowess and enjoyed trying new recipes. To feel successful as a home chef, it’s helpful to have a kitchen that is well organized. Modern cabinetry offers a realm of possibilities when it comes to savvy elements or add-ons. Below are some of the most popular storage amenities in today’s kitchens. Acrylic drawer organizers: These unique drawer inserts are made from ¼” clear acrylic and are built to a drawer’s dimensions. Customers can select a design or create their own. The benefit to this insert is the acrylic is dishwasher safe and can easily be cleaned and sterilized. Custom

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Modern Bathroom Design

Where do you start when you want to remodel your bathroom?

Many homeowners stand back, hands on hips and look at their old bathroom with a furrowed brow. While many people love the thought of remodeling a room in their house, it’s often easier said than done. With the right designer, mindset and timeframe, you can create the bathroom you’ve envisioned while staying within a specified budget. Below are several verified steps that will assist you when planning your bathroom renovation. Prioritize your goals: Take some time to thoughtfully draft your renovation goals. Write down everything you would like to accomplish if the sky was the limit, then prioritize the tasks in order from most important to least important. It may be impossible to complete everything you want, but it’s helpful to create a vision plan and stick to it. Not only does it make the entire project more manageable, but prioritizing goals also helps you stick to your budget. Establish

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Designer for Braemar Cabinetry

When it comes to incorporating cabinetry into your space, we know our stuff! We believe it is time for us to share our knowledge with the world and inspire others to turn their house into a home by maximizing the space you have through design, renovation, and expansion. Whether you are looking for the latest trends and styles, advice on how to select cabinets, solutions for space planning or just general cabinetry  knowledge, we have got you covered.  Have a question not answered in our blogs, feel free to reach out to us. We are always here to help!