Green Kitchen Renovations to Take Advantage of in Your Home

Posted on July 13th, 2015 by

Your kitchen is one of the most energy-intensive areas of your home. Cooking stoves, ovens, appliances, kitchen gadgets, refrigerators, dishwashers–all of these devices consume significant amounts of energy and increase your monthly expenses. Green kitchen renovations can help reduce these expenditures while creating a kitchen environment that is pleasant, effective, and productive. Traditional Kitchen by Boston Design-Build Firms Sage Builders LLC   Use energy-efficient appliances: Where possible, replace your existing kitchen appliances with energy-efficient models. These high-efficiency devices will significantly reduce the amount of energy used while still providing top-quality functionality. Look for Energy Star-certified appliances. Check EnergyGuide labels or …
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From Bamboo to Recycled Glass, There is a Green Countertop for Every Green Home

Posted on May 25th, 2015 by

If you have a kitchen construction or renovation project in your future, consider using green or recycled materials for the countertops. The following recycled countertops and materials can provide a sturdy yet beautiful surface for your kitchen counters while helping sustain the status of your green home. Traditional Kitchen by Boston Design-Build Firms Sage Builders LLC Bamboo: Bamboo, a type of fast-growing grass, is a popular material for kitchen countertops. In addition to being a sustainable and quickly renewable material source, it is also stronger and sturdier than many other sorts of hardwoods. Recycled glass: Recycled glass countertops can be very …
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Add Work Zones to Kitchen Renovations to Maximize the Efficient Use of Space

Posted on March 26th, 2015 by
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Kitchens are perhaps the most active room in most homes, supporting cooking, cleaning, snacking and entertaining. The layout of your kitchen determines how easy the space is to use, how convenient the various features are to access, and how efficiently various kitchen tasks can be performed. The concept of work zones in kitchen renovations is revising some longstanding ideas about kitchen design and, at the same time, improving the efficiency and usefulness of kitchen areas. …
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Trends in Bathroom and Kitchen Renovation in 2015

Posted on March 18th, 2015 by
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Kitchens and bathrooms see more renovations than any other room in a home. When it’s time to embark on a change in your Boston area home, first consider the latest bathroom and kitchen renovation trends. Modern options may give you inspiration or turn out to be just the thing that offers a significant improvement to your home and your family’s specific needs. …
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6 Dos and Don’ts That Make Kitchen Design Work for You

Posted on February 24th, 2015 by
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Your kitchen is perhaps the most functional space in your home, but kitchen design doesn’t have to be all about practical matters. Here are six kitchen design dos and don’ts that will create a usable kitchen space that is attractive and unique to you. …
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Wood Kitchen Cabinets Trending for 2015

Posted on November 20th, 2014 by
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Trends for kitchen construction and renovation suggest that homeowners are moving away from sterile metal and other harsh materials and visuals. In cabinetry, particularly, wood kitchen cabinets are showing increased popularity and look to be a featured favorite for 2015 and beyond. …
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Keep an Open Mind to Open Floor Plan Kitchen Design

Posted on November 11th, 2014 by
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Choosing an open floor plan kitchen gives you the opportunity to make the space roomier, more usable, and better integrated with the rest of your home’s layout. The entire space will seem more open and easier to move in, with more room for other design features or practical additions. …
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Considering a New Kitchen Countertop? Learn Why Quartz Is Trending

Posted on October 28th, 2014 by

High quality, stone kitchen countertops have long been a hallmark of the beautiful and functional kitchen. Current trends in the construction industry are showing quartz as a highly popular choice, even more so than traditional marble or granite. Here are some of the reasons homeowners are considering a quartz kitchen countertop. Contemporary Spaces by Fort Lauderdale Tile, Stone & Countertops Marble of the World Design flexibility: The type of quartz used in kitchen countertops is made mostly from natural quartz with a small amount of polymer resin and pigment added to produce color. Where granite and marble countertops are limited …
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