McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

4 Mudroom Design Ideas for Active Families

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Dec 20, 2016

The entries to many Central New York homes are often “drop zones” for outdoor gear and can become cluttered in winter months especially if an active family is in residence.

Adding a mudroom to a home is a practical solution for containing both clutter and grit. A mudroom can be added to an existing entry space or by building an entryway addition.

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Topics: Storage, Entryways

8 Practical Solutions for Improving Kitchen Storage

Posted by Vince Petralito on Tue, May 17, 2016

Many homeowners want to improve storage when they plan a kitchen remodeling project. Storage should be practical and accessible.

Cabinet selection and placement are important considerations. The right cabinets can make a kitchen more functional kitchen and provide needed storage space.

Here are eight kitchen storage cabinet ideas to help you plan your project:

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Topics: Kitchens, Storage

6 Awesome Kitchen Storage Design Ideas

Posted by Vince Petralito on Tue, Oct 27, 2015

Homeowners often tell us they want to add more storage space or improve storage when they plan to update or remodel a kitchen. Here are six kitchen storage design ideas that you may want to consider for your home.

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Topics: Kitchens, Storage

Design Ideas for Built-in Entertainment Centers

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Sep 30, 2014

There was a time when many homeowners purchased entertainment centers for the convenience of having a place to hold their media equipment and keep wires out of sight. Today, homeowners are looking for much more. Built-in entertainment centers are designed to define the look you want in a room and add beauty, style and character. They can be customized to house the latest electronics and provide an elegant display setting for artwork, collectibles and books.

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Topics: Cabinets, Storage

6 Design Ideas for Bathroom Vanities

Posted by Jayson Breckheimer on Tue, Jul 8, 2014

Bathrooms are often small spaces. A vanity, which includes the sink and surrounding cabinetry, can have a major impact in the room and become a focal point. When selecting a vanity consider details including the cabinet style and finish, counter surface, storage capacity, sink shape and placement, hardware, lighting, mirrors and the faucet. A vanity can be custom built to fit in the room or integrated with storage cabinets if space allows.

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Topics: Bathrooms, Storage

5 Creative Design Ideas for Built-In Storage

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Feb 25, 2014

Finding convenient storage for the things we enjoy in our homes can sometimes present a challenge. Depending on your family, your home may need places to store clothing, dishes for entertaining, media equipment or children’s toys. Storage spaces should be organized, accessible and, if clutter is a problem, a place where items are out of sight.

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Topics: Storage

10 Awesome Basement Storage Ideas

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Sep 17, 2013

Do you need more storage space to control the clutter in your home? You may find a solution to your storage problems in your basement. If you’re planning on remodeling your basement or renovating to meet your storage needs, here are 10 ideas for creating basement storage space:

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Topics: Basement Conversions, Media Rooms, Storage

Space Saving Storage Solutions for Clothes, Linens and Kitchens

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Sep 10, 2013

Are you looking for storage solutions? Is it time to “un-clutter” your closets? Clothes closets, linen closets, pantries and the cabinets where we keep cleaning supplies are areas of our homes that can quickly become disorganized and at times make it difficult to find the things we need when we need them. After you’ve cleared out all of the items you don’t use anymore, if you find you need more space or desire better organization, it may be time for a space saving storage solution.

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Topics: Kitchens, Storage, Closets

13 Awesome Custom Closet Design Ideas

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Aug 13, 2013

One of the best ways to organize personal items is to custom design a closet space expressly for the things you need to store. There are two types of closets in our homes: reach-in closets and walk-in closets. Most closets come equipped with the standard rod and shelf and are often cluttered. Sometimes homeowners install ready-made storage systems only to find that they did not optimize the space for the items they need to store and still have clutter.

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Topics: Designs, Cabinets, Storage, Closets

8 Space Saving Ideas Using Built-in Cabinets and Shelves

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Jul 23, 2013

Most homeowners find they need more storage space or a better way of organizing the things they own. Sometimes adding more storage space is difficult, especially if you own a small home. Make-shift shelving that you find at home centers often is not sturdy or attractive. Ready-made book shelves take up floor space and although generic, may not be suitable for the items you want store. 

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Topics: Kitchens, Bathrooms, Cabinets, Storage, Entryways

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