McClurg's Home Remodeling Blog

Project of the Month: Rustic Kitchen Redesign and Remodel

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Jul 12, 2016

For many homeowners, the architecture of their house and personal design preferences are important factors in their remodeling plans. This month’s featured project is a kitchen remodel that transformed a log home built in 1986 by adding elements reflecting the style of the home and the owner’s design preferences.

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Topics: Kitchens, Kitchen Design, Projects of the Month

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

Top Five Reasons to Remodel a Kitchen

Posted by Vince Petralito on Tue, Mar 1, 2016

Is it time for change in your kitchen? Some kitchens may require a full remodel to meet the needs of the homeowners. Others can be improved with a fresh paint color or by adding a few new features such as a countertop or backsplash. What are your needs?

We thought we’d share the top five reasons homeowners decide to remodel a kitchen:

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Topics: Kitchens, Home Remodeling

Project of the Month: A 1930s Syracuse Kitchen Remodel

Posted by Vince Petralito on Tue, Dec 1, 2015

A kitchen is the hub of activity in every home. New appliances and gadgets have changed the way we cook and equip our kitchens. The emergence of cable television and the Food Network influences the way we prepare meals and the décor we choose for our kitchens. We are also growing more conscious of the environment and the way we use natural resources.

The owners of our Project of the Month home considered some of these trends when they remodeled the kitchen in their 1930s-era bungalow-style home.

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Topics: Kitchens, Cabinets, Projects of the Month

6 Design Ideas for Kitchen Cabinets and Cabinet Hardware

Posted by Vince Petralito on Tue, Nov 24, 2015

Cabinets are the primary design element in a kitchen remodel. The selection of cabinet style, finish and hardware (i.e., pulls, knobs and hinges) will define the look and functionality of the new kitchen. Other design elements, including countertops, backsplashes and appliances, can be selected to complement the cabinets.

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Topics: Kitchens, Kitchen Design, Cabinets

Project of the Month: Syracuse Galley Kitchen Remodel

Posted by Brian Ciota on Tue, Nov 10, 2015

The owners of a home located in the City of Syracuse that was built in the 1920s transformed their galley kitchen to create a functional space with practical storage and efficent work areas.

New cabinets, countertops, appliances, fixtures, lighting and flooring give a bright new look and feel to the room. The kitchen was designed to blend with the architectural style of the home.

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Topics: Kitchens, Projects of the Month

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

New Trends in Kitchen Backsplash Tile

Posted by Vince Petralito on Tue, Sep 8, 2015

We’ve often talked about backsplash tile as a focal point in a kitchen. It is one of the most important design elements in a kitchen remodeling project. That’s why it’s important to work with designers who have extensive expertise in creating backsplash designs and are knowledgeable about the latest products and trends.

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Topics: Kitchens, Tile

Project of the Month: New Kitchen Design Adds More Storage Space

Posted by Melissa Sposato on Tue, Sep 1, 2015

One of the primary reasons homeowners decide to remodel a kitchen is to gain more storage space. New small appliances, food products, gadgets and items used for cooking and entertaining have changed storage needs over the past 30 years.

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Topics: Kitchens, Projects of the Month

8 Exciting Kitchen Update Design Ideas

Posted by Vince Petralito on Tue, Aug 18, 2015

Is it time to update your kitchen? Changing a few design elements can give an exciting new look to a kitchen. Here are eight design ideas to help you refresh your kitchen with changes that will make a big impact without having to alter the current configuration.

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Topics: Kitchens, Kitchen Design, Design Trends and Ideas