Slim and Compact Kitchen Islands

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Aug 26, 2016 12:30:00 PM

brakur_slim_kitchen_islands.jpgMany homeowners assume because they have a small kitchen they have to forgo a kitchen island. Many worry that it will take up valuable floor space or make the kitchen feel too cramped. However, when you compare the benefits of a slim and compact kitchen island, it may be worth giving up a little of your valuable floor space. 


Topics: Kitchen Island, Chicagoland Custom Cabinets, Kitchen Work Zones, Small Kitchens

Planning a Kitchen Workflow That Works

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

Jun 29, 2016 4:30:00 PM

brakur_workflow.pngEach homeowner’s lifestyle is different and the way people do things are different.  You can have a similar kitchen layout but the cabinet interiors and appliance layout and storage may be completely different.  That is a good thing because if you have a good kitchen designer that means they are not only designing a beautiful kitchen space but customizing the organization and work zones of your kitchen to fit the lifestyle and needs of your family. It will save a lot of headaches in the future and prevent those common kitchen traffic jams that can happen. 


Topics: Custom Kitchen, Kitchen Design, Custom Cabinets, Kitchen Work Zones, Kitchen Workflow

Kitchen Design Tips to Plan Work Zones

Posted by Brakur Custom Cabinetry

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.



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

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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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