7 Remodel Questions You Didn’t Know You’d Ask

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Sep 6, 2017 1:25:17 PM

Brakur_Buyers_Remorse.jpgWhen remodeling a kitchen, there are obvious questions, and remodel questions that you wouldn’t know to ask until you’re in the middle of it.

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Topics: Chicagoland Custom Kitchen Remodel

What Every Dream Kitchen Should Have

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Sep 14, 2016 1:30:00 PM

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When designing you custom kitchen it is the ideal time to include those things you have always wanted and will truly make it your dream kitchen. While it may not be practical to include all of these here are some things you may want to include in your kitchen design that will send it over the top. You may never want to leave your kitchen again.

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Topics: Custom Kitchen, Chicagoland Custom Kitchen Remodel, Kitchen Upgrades, Dream Kitchen

Pros and Cons of a Convection Steam Oven in Your Custom Kitchen

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Feb 17, 2016 4:45:00 PM

Brakur_convection_steam_oven.jpgConvections steam ovens seem to be the latest greatest appliance that many homeowners are talking about. If you haven’t heard or are just now catching up on this new trend, now is a great time especially if you are getting ready to start your new custom kitchen. But before we go too far let’s make sure you understand and know what one is.

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Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Custom Cabinets, Kitchen Appliances, Chicagoland Custom Kitchen Remodel

2016 Kitchen Color Trends to Think About for Your Custom Kitchen

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Feb 11, 2016 5:00:00 PM

brakur_kitchen_color_trends.jpgEach year there seems to be a shift in popular kitchen colors. While some colors remain constant there are always those few colors that have lost their appeal. The beginning of the year is an exciting time when we look forward to see what new kitchen colors will emerge in kitchen design.

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Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Chicagoland Custom Kitchen Remodel, kitchen color trends, Color Trends Chicago Area

Kitchen Design Tips to Plan Work Zones

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Feb 3, 2016 4:30:00 PM

In the past we have heard a lot about the kitchen triangle, where the range, fridge, and sink are located in close range and form a triangle. Now the new buzz words in kitchen layouts is “work zones.” With larger kitchens and multiple tasks happening in the kitchen, designers have started splitting up the kitchen by different work sites according to tasks and activities.

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Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Kitchen Design Tips, Chicagoland Custom Kitchen Remodel, Kitchen Work Zones

Exciting New Custom Cabinet Options for 2016

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 7, 2016 3:30:00 PM

Brakur_cabinet_options_2016.jpgAt Brakur Custom Cabinetry we are excited to announce some new custom cabinet options for 2016. We are always looking at ways to meet our customer’s needs and stay ahead of the current trends. These new custom cabinet options will give you more flexibility in design, storage, and give your kitchen an updated contemporary look.

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Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Chicagoland Custom Kitchen, Chicagoland Custom Kitchen Remodel, Custom Cabinet Options, Cabinet Finishes

5 Common Misperceptions About Granite Countertops

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Dec 7, 2015 2:30:00 PM

brakur_granite_countertop_misconceptions.jpgFor years granite countertops have remained a popular choice for many homeowners in the Chicagoland Area. Nothing with the exception of quartz has even come close to being a rival for this popular material. Still some homeowners opt for other materials because of things they have been told or just assume. Understanding what granite is and is not will help you make the decision if it is the right countertop for your Chicagoland custom kitchen remodel.

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Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Countertop Materials, Chicagoland Custom 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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