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The View…by Waterview Kitchens – Beacon September 2014

Beacon September 2014
By Wendy Manley, CKD

Replace or Re-face? It’s a question that many homeowners ask when contemplating a kitchen or bath remodel. There are several key factors to be determined when deciding how in depth of a project to undertake. Replacing just the doors and facing on cabinetry, called “Re-facing”, often works for a quick facelift. But are the boxes of the cabinets in good shape? Are the drawer systems in good working order? How long will the boxes and drawer systems continue to remain in good condition? Does the layout of the kitchen work or would it be better to relocate appliances, sinks and cabinetry layout? And the most important question, which of the two is the more economical choice?

Obviously, if the cabinet boxes are falling apart and the drawer systems are not working well, re-facing the doors and drawers will only be a temporary “Band-Aid” fix the situation. Replacing the cabinetry with brand new materials will be your long term solution. If the layout of the kitchen/bath isn’t working for you, the re-face option won’t do much to help that. Meeting with and redesigning the room with a Certified Kitchen/Bath designer would be your best bet to get […]

The View…by Waterview Kitchens

Beacon August 2014
By Wendy Manley, CKD

 

Embarking on a new business and understanding the surrounding real estate market is key in developing the concept and development of a new company’sbusiness plan. Fortunately, here in the Jupiter/Tequesta area, we are in a recovering economical market. For the first time in several years, homeowners are remodeling their homes or building new. Both are terrific for the local American economy. The question of who and where to buy the new products locally, which go into completing these projects, is of utmost importance.  Quality and, of course, budget are the most important factors in making a decision of which local companies to choose for the projects. In a tighter economy, many homeowners would have sacrificed overall long standing quality for a more budget friendly option and a product with inferior properties.

Today, the local trend seems to be that shoppers are making educated purchasing decisions based on longevity & quality. The good news is that these readily available & reasonably priced products are made, right here, in the United States. There are still the less costly options on the market though. These products, unfortunately, are mostly made in China or other countries. Often, there is no […]