LATEST NEWS IN CABINTRY & RENOVATION

Benefits to Having a Mudroom

Individuals who have become accustomed to a mudroom know the value of a space such as this. Families use this type of area for different purposes but traditionally, a mudroom is a space or room where outerwear and footwear can be removed before people enter the general living area of a home. This alleviates potential clutter and dirt that could accumulate in the nicer parts of a house. It’s a buffer zone, so to speak, between outdoor elements and indoor living. Families with young children treasure this space tremendously as it provides a place for muddy cleats, sports equipment, umbrellas and other gear that otherwise could get thrown on the couch or dining room table. Young professionals may use this space for computer bags, satchels, shoes, overcoats and rain boots. Older couples or retirees often use a mudroom for gardening and golf equipment. This space is beneficial to all ages

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Create the Perfect Work-At-Home Space

Today more than ever, individuals are working from home. Along with the Internet, Skype, social media, telecasting and other types of technology, came the ability to create a career remotely without the need to enter an office building. But anyone who works from  home will tell you that while it’s nice to occasionally work in pajamas and to have a flexible schedule, an adequate work-at-home space is essential to productivity and success. According to a Forbes article, 30 million Americans work from a home office at least once a week, and that number is expected to continually increase. With so many folks working from their homes, it’s more important than ever to know how to create an adequate work-at-home space. Below are some home office setup ideas to help you get started. Differentiate your work space from your home space: It’s so easy to get distracted when working from home.

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Make Gardening Easier with Storage Solutions

It’s that gorgeous time of year where flowers and produce are blooming all over the place. Those tiny tomato and cucumber buds we planted in early May are beginning to sprout delicious fruits and flowers. Whether you’re one who plants very little each year or you’re a person who spends days planting a number of seeds and buds, gardening is an undertaking. Like any other hobby or activity, gardening is easier when one is organized and has necessary tools and supplies nearby. Real Simple magazine offers several tips for newbies and experienced gardeners to make the process more efficient and simple. Following these suggestions will greatly increase your likelihood of gardening bliss. 1). Know your region: Contrary to popular belief, not everything grows everywhere. Find out what grows best in your region and decide on several options. 2). Test your soil: You can do this by sending a sample to

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6 Tips to Enhance Curb Appeal

First impressions are not only important when meeting other human beings; they are also important when trying to sell a home. According to the National Association of Realtors, 63 percent of potential home buyers will drive by a house after viewing it online or seeing it in a print ad. What will they see when looking at the exterior of your home? Before putting your home on the market, ensure that the outside aesthetics are pleasing to the eye. In fact, sprucing up front door curb appeal should be top priority. Once that is accomplished, you can begin renovating and remodeling the inside. Before any potential home buyers will actually walk in the door, they want to be pleased with what they see on the outside. Today we offer you several tips to help create a lovely, clean curb appeal. Tips to Enhance Curb Appeal 1). Assess the situation: Before

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Let Storage Solutions Help You Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Does your family strive to reduce, reuse and recycle? If so, kudos to you! It’s a well-known fact that our earth is a finite resource, so the more people taking care of it, the better. Whether it’s oil, natural gas, or fresh water, there’s only so much to go around. Additionally, pollution and waste that never biodegrades also contributes to the decline of our earth’s natural bounty. With all of that being said, thousands of people are still not reducing, reusing and recycling. If you’re one of those people, the team at Braemar can help you, and if you are already working to protect our earth, we can make your efforts more efficient. But first, we want to share some interesting points as to why some people are still choosing not to recycle. Top Reasons Many People Don’t Recycle No personal incentive It’s inconvenient Lack of desire to be “green”

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Braemar Showcases Masterbrand Cabinets: Kitchen Craft Cabinets

Cabinetry Showroom At Braemar, we represent the absolute best in cabinetry. We partner with Masterbrand to provide our clients with quality products. Currently, we offer cabinetry from Kitchen Craft, Decora′, and Schrock. While each brand presents a different style, all three are renown in the industry and honor a tradition of manufacturing well-crafted, highly-functional products. Throughout a series of upcoming blog posts, we’ve featured each of our three brands. Today we highlight Kitchen Craft, a leader in the cabinetry world for 40 years. Originally founded in Winnipeg, Manitoba, the Kitchen Craft line is now sold in hundreds of stores in both Canada and the U.S. Known for its edgy, European style, this brand manufactures two lines of cabinetry, Integra and Aurora, for the kitchen, bathroom, home office, laundry, and other areas throughout the home. The Kitchen Craft Integra Collection offers the brand’s traditional frameless construction with thousands of choices to

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Braemar Showcases Masterbrand Cabinets: Schrock

At Braemar, we represent the absolute best in kitchen cabinets. We partner with Masterbrand to provide our clients with quality products. Currently, we offer cabinetry from Schrock, Decora′ and KitchenCraft. While each brand presents a different style, all three are renown in the industry and honor a tradition of manufacturing well-crafted, highly-functional products. Throughout a series of upcoming blog posts, we’ll feature each of our three brands. Today we highlight Schrock,  a leader in schrock cabinetry founded in 1961. For five decades, this brand has manufactured stunning cabinets with skill and care. The Schrock legacy begins five decades ago when two brothers from a town in Arthur, Illinois had a vision to manufacture kitchen and bathroom cabinets with the same handcrafted care as their Amish neighbors. Schrock Brothers Manufacturing was then formed, and while the name has changed to Schrock Cabinetry, the brand is still committed to the excellence of

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Braemar Showcases Masterbrand Cabinets: Decora′

At Braemar, we take pride in only offering premium cabinetry. We partner with Masterbrand to provide our clients with quality products. Currently, we offer cabinetry from Decora′, Schrock and KitchenCraft. While each brand presents a different style, all three are renown in the industry and honor a tradition of manufacturing quality products. Throughout a series of upcoming blog posts, we’ll feature each of our three brands. Today we highlight Decora´, a leader in the cabinetry world since 1976. For four decades, this brand has crafted beautiful cabinets with skill and care. Decora´ products are known for their high-end quality and beautiful design. The Decora′ line offers a classy and stylish array of cabinets. Our clients request their products for a number of reasons, including the following. Tradition of Quality: Focused on exquisite detail, all Decora′ cabinets are hand-crafted in Jasper, Indiana, a woodworking and furniture-making hub since the 1800s.  Cabinet

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Outdoor Storage Ideas – Prepping Your Outdoor Oasis

Mother Nature has finally let go of her frigid grip and allowed spring to appear. While we may experience a few more frosty mornings, many around the country have transitioned into full-blown spring mode. With warmer weather finally here to stay, it’s time to create a beautiful and relaxing outdoor oasis. For a number of people, spring and summer equate to outdoor enjoyment and entertainment. Whether it’s barbecues, fire pits, romantic talks or catching fireflies with the kids, warmer weather brings about fun outside the home. And with that, you need certain amenities that will allow you and your family to enjoy your time. Tips to Create the Perfect Outdoor Oasis 1) Lights: The right lighting always adds to the ambiance of a room or space. An outdoor oasis is no different. Whether you spend some money on true outdoor lighting or merely string Christmas lights around the perimeter, any

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Tiny Home, Huge Storage

Owning a beautiful home with many rooms and square footage aplenty has always been part of the American Dream. But a modern movement is changing the landscape of real estate and new home construction. Many people now desire homes that are small but efficient, homes that do not require a huge footprint but still offer all that a person or family needs. If you’ve ever seen the show Tiny House Nation, then you know exactly what I’m talking about. Of course, some of those houses are insanely small and could never accommodate a family of four or more, but the ‘bigger is not always better’ philosophy embraced by the show is catching on. With the popularity of the show consistently growing, it seems the viewing public is intrigued with this phenomenon. When it comes to current homeowners, people want to go smaller for a number of reasons. 3 Reasons for a

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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!