Illuminating the Mystery: How to Properly Light your Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 17, 2021 12:00:00 AM

LightingWhen it comes to remodeling lighting may at times be an afterthought for many. The exciting decisions to be made such as layout, cabinets, and countertops often overshadow the importance of lighting in the kitchen. Lighting, however, is an essential aspect of any kitchen remodel and should not be taken lightly during the decision-making process. Here are a few guidelines on how to make the right decision when selecting lighting for your kitchen.


Topics: Kitchen Lighting, Kitchen Remodel Tips

The Best Plants for Home Decoration

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Mar 15, 2021 11:25:20 AM

Picture PlantMany homeowners have tried and failed to incorporate flowers and plants into their kitchen décor. Sometimes the flowers die, sometimes the plants make a mess and often it ends up not working out. Just because it did not work out does not mean you should give up. It is entirely possible that the flowers or plants you tried to grow simply were not suited for that environment. We have compiled a list of the best suited plants to grow in your home so that you can feel good about your next in-home gardening experiment.


Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Kitchen Design Ideas, Popular Styles

Remodeling Ideas for a Small Bathroom

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Feb 11, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Picture100000The fact that you have a smaller bathroom should not deter you from a remodel. Here are some ideas that can help you gain functionality and style in your half bathroom.


Topics: Bathroom Design, Bathroom Remodel

Shower Design Tips for Your Bathroom Remodel

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Feb 9, 2021 12:00:00 PM

Picture100When remodeling your bathroom, it can at times be similar to a puzzle. You have to find all of the right pieces in order to make the room fit the way you want. Here at Brakur Custom Cabinetry we are dedicated to making that happen. That being said, here are a few tips for your shower design when putting together your bathroom remodel.


Topics: Brakur Custom Cabinetry, Bathroom Design Tips, Bathroom Remodel

The Pros and cons of glass cabinetry in your kitchen

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Jan 27, 2021 1:30:07 PM


Glass Cabinetry - Good or Bad Idea?

You may find yourself questioning whether or not glass cabinets could be beneficial for your ideal kitchen remodel. It certainly may have its drawbacks such as maintenance and durability. It also has great benefits including a glossy clean look that surely will not go out of style. Let us dissect the pros and cons of adding glass cabinets to your kitchen.


Topics: Kitchen Remodel Tips, Kitchen Options

5 Kitchen Accessories You Need

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 25, 2021 1:24:06 PM

Picture1If you let it, your kitchen can become crowded, cluttered, and messy. The kitchen is the center of the home and you want to keep it as neat and organized as possible. With that being said, here are five kitchen accessories that you absolutely need to stay on top of things.


Topics: Kitchen Accessibility, Kitchen Drawers

3 Major Things to Avoid with Your Custom Bathroom Remodel

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 11, 2021 2:58:47 PM


Picture 12With all the experiences we have with homeowners and their new bathrooms or their remodels, we hear a lot of things. With that in mind, we share below the 3 things that stand out many times as things people want to avoid.

Select Function Over Form, not the Other Way Around

When remodeling your bathroom, it is important to make the stylistic choices that you want in order to be fully satisfied with the outcome. However, you also need to keep in mind how these decisions affect your bathroom logistically. While something may look gorgeous or aesthetically pleasing, keep in mind the concepts of accessibility, maintenance, and practicality.


Topics: Bathroom Remodel

3 Major Things to Avoid When Remodeling Your Kitchen

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jan 11, 2021 1:55:57 PM

Picture3When taking on a Kitchen Remodel, keeping a few important things in mind from the beginning can help you have a successful process and result. These 3 guidelines will help you get started right.


Topics: Kitchen Remodel Tips

Kitchen Design Trends for 2021

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Dec 29, 2020 10:00:00 AM

Picture2The new year is coming up fast and that means it is time to look at the upcoming kitchen design trends for 2021. The new year brings new beginnings as well as new possibilities for your future kitchen remodel.


Bathroom Trends for 2021

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Dec 28, 2020 12:43:08 PM

pic 9New Year New Trends

It is the greatest time of year and it is here so let us celebrate it! The new year is almost upon us and there is no better way to bring in the new year than checking out the latest bath design trends that are sure to make an impact. Below are some key things to consider for your 2021 changes to your bathroom.

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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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