5 Ways to Mix and Match Kitchen Cabinet Colors

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Apr 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

brakur_multiple_cabinet_colors.jpgDeciding on your kitchen cabinet color or finish can be a difficult decision. The good news is you don’t have to choose just one. One of the hottest new custom kitchen trends is using two or more cabinet colors. Homeowners are taking advantage of multiple cabinet colors that compliment one another and giving their kitchen the ideal custom look.

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Topics: Chicagoland, Custom Kitchen, Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Cabinet Colors

Why Choose Eco-Friendly Kitchen and Bath Cabinets

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Apr 4, 2016 3:00:00 PM

 

brakur_ecofriendly_product.pngWhen going with a company that builds and uses kitchen and bath cabinets that are eco-friendly there are a variety of benefits for the homeowner. Eco-friendly kitchen and bath cabinet finishes and materials offer a number of health benefits for homeowners. These products are not just for the individual who wants to save the forest. These products improve a home’s indoor air quality and reduce the number of toxins that they are exposed to.

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Topics: Chicagoland, Kitchen and Bath Cabinets, Eco-friendly Cabinets

Is it Worth it to Remodel Your Chicagoland Bathroom?

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Apr 27, 2015 4:00:00 PM

brakur_bathroom_remodelIt’s what everyone wants to know, even before they know what they’re doing in their bath remodel. How much will it cost, and will it be worth it?

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Topics: Remodel Budget, Chicagoland, Custom Bathroom Remodel

Kitchen Styles Part 4: The Traditional Kitchen

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Feb 25, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Brakur_Traditional_KitchenThe great thing about a traditional kitchen is they never seem to go out of style.Traditional kitchens can also be contemporary but are classic and full of detail. It’s important to not confuse them with country or Old World. Traditional kitchens today have a warm and inviting look.  Some traditional kitchens can be a little bit eclectic. They might have rustic touches but also include the high end cabinetry and countertops.  

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Topics: Chicagoland, Kitchen Remodel, Custom Cabinetry, Kitchen Styles, Traditional Kitchen

Kitchen Styles Part 1: The Contemporary Kitchen

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Jan 29, 2015 6:30:00 PM

Brakur_ContemporaryWhen talking about contemporary and modern kitchens those two terms are often used interchangeably. However, this is not entirely correct. When we are talking about kitchen styles that are contemporary we mean a style that is the current trend. They include kitchens that are at the forefront of technology and design.  Some contemporary kitchens can be modern, but include other styles of kitchens as well.

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Topics: Chicagoland, Kitchen Remodel, Chicagoland Kitchen Remodel, Custom Cabinetry, Kitchen Styles

5 Tips to Keep Your White Kitchen Remodel White

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Jan 27, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Brakur_White_KitchenWhite kitchens are definitely in and something many people want to include in their kitchen remodel. They are versatile and never seem to go out of style.  They add light to the room and can make a small kitchen look larger than it really is.  

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Topics: Tips and Advice, Chicagoland, Kitchen Remodel, Custom Cabinetry

What’s New for the Laundry Room Remodel in 2015?

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Jan 23, 2015 2:30:00 PM

Brakur_laundry_roomAs the size of the laundry room has changed so has how we use them.  Laundry rooms in most new homes are not only larger but are also used for more than just washing clothes. Today some laundry rooms resemble more of a small kitchen. They are always being used and not something that is hidden behind a closet door anymore.  Designers have learned what people want and worked to make them more functional and efficient.

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Topics: Tips and Advice, Chicagoland, Custom Cabinetry, Laundry Room Remodel

Brakur Custom Cabinetry Celebrates 50 Years Serving the Chicagoland Area!

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Jan 14, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Chicagoland’s most successful and established Brakur_Celebrating_50_Yearscabinet manufacturer is having its golden anniversary!

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Topics: Chicagoland, Custom Cabinetry

Designing a Bathroom with Kids in Mind

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Dec 30, 2014 4:30:00 PM

Brakur-_Kid_Friendly_BathroomNext to the kitchen the bathroom is the one of the busiest rooms in the house. Having a well-designed bathroom can either help or hinder the overall function of your home. You can have the cutest well- decorated bathroom with the perfect theme for your kids, but if you don’t take the time to consider a few things when designing it, that is all it will be; a perfectly decorated room that does not meet the needs of your family.

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Topics: Bathroom Remodeling, Chicagoland, Families with Children, Bathroom Design

Exciting Kitchen Trends to Watch in 2015

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Dec 23, 2014 6:00:00 PM

Brakur_2015_Exciting_TrendsOne of the exciting things about a new year is the chance to think about what you’re going to change this year. It’s the time people consider making lots of changes.

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Topics: Design Trends, Getting Started, Chicagoland, Kitchen Remodel

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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