Seeing the Kitchen of the future

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Aug 17, 2017 10:43:20 AM

Future Kitchen.pngA group of students from 2 universities have put together what they project to be the attributes of the kitchen of the future. Projected for 2025, the characteristics below describe what the study projects our kitchens will be like.

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Topics: Kitchen Design

5 Kitchen Remodel Trade-Offs

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Aug 16, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Brakur Family.pngWhen remodeling your kitchen, you may have to decide between two competing things even if you want them both. It could be because of budget, or just because those competing things you want can’t coexist.

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Topics: Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel

Options for Your Kitchen Island

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 21, 2017 3:00:00 PM

There are many flavors of kitchen island configurations. When considering the best way to design your kitchen island, it helps to look at all the options to determine which ones will fit your needs the most.

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Topics: Kitchen Island

Surprising Things You Can Fit into a Small Kitchen

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Jul 19, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Brakur - Small Kitchen.pngToo often we limit ourselves when it comes to a small kitchen. We are often used to seeing larger kitchens and don’t think about how to incorporate nooks and other kitchen features into a small kitchen. With the help of a kitchen designer you will be amazed at what you can fit into your kitchen.

It may be small but don’t assume you must give up those windows, home office spaces or eat-in nooks. The right kitchen designer can give you an efficient kitchen without giving up style.

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Topics: Benefits of Kitchen Remodel

Planning a Kitchen for a Growing Family

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 18, 2017 5:14:24 PM

Brakur Family.pngAs our families grow and change so does the way we utilize and use our kitchen. It is no secret that kitchens are used for more than just cooking. They are where we entertain, socialize, our children do homework, and so much more.  If you are feeling that crunch and your kitchen is no longer working just right for your growing family, it might be time to consider planning a kitchen remodel. 

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Topics: Benefits of Kitchen Remodel

Ideas for Above Cabinet Décor

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 4, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Sometimes you walk into someone’s kitchen and there is just something about how nice it looks. Something feels different than what you’re used to seeing. Well that something might be the above cabinet décor. It’s something that few kitchens have mastered, because it takes some design and thinking to do it right.

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Topics: Decorating

Using More than One Cabinet Color in Your Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 3, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Brakur-Cabinet Colors.pngAre you having a difficult time deciding on one cabinet color for your kitchen?  Good news!  You don’t have to use just one. Homeowners today are taking advantage of current kitchen trends. There are many ways you can mix and match cabinet colors.  Using more than one cabinet color adds personality and style to your kitchen remodel, and may be the exact thing to make your kitchen stand out.

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Topics: Cabinet Colors

Why Wait Until You Sell to Remodel Your Kitchen – ENJOY it YOURSELF

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jul 1, 2017 2:00:00 PM

 brakurs kitchen trends 2017.pngIt happens all the time. People want to sell their house, so they prepare to sell by fixing it up, including a pre-sale kitchen remodel. Everyone knows a kitchen remodel is one of the best things they can do to increase their home’s value and make their house more sellable. So it’s an obvious one to do at sale-preparation time.

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Topics: Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel

Capture the Best “Before and After” pictures of Your Kitchen Remodel

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jun 30, 2017 3:00:34 PM

Before and After Picts.pngMany homeowners have “I wish I would have” moments after doing a kitchen remodel thinking about what they “could” have done but didn’t. Many times, these are things like options they wish they would have added but didn’t.

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Topics: Benefits of Kitchen Remodel

The History of Kitchens

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jun 29, 2017 4:00:00 PM

History of Kitchens.pngSometimes it’s interesting to see where we’ve come from when we look at today’s “hub-of-the-home” kitchens. Today the kitchen is where we gather, where we eat, where we entertain, where we plan, where we socialize, and where we coordinate. Even where we work!

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Topics: Custom Kitchens

Located in Shorewood, Il, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Inc. has been providing high quality locally manufactured cabinetry since 1965. Brakur is the largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry in Northern Illinois with a 100,000 plus square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility and more than 80 employees.

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