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Ever heard a nightmare remodeling story about a contractor, or maybe even experienced one? Let us show you Jericho is different.

Here’s A Meeting That 99% Of Kitchen & Bath Remodelers NEVER Have With You…

April 7, 2021 10:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Here’s A Meeting That 99% Of Kitchen & Bath Remodelers NEVER Have With You… And It’s Why So Many Remodeling Projects Are Super Stressful You’ve probably heard at least one nightmare remodeling story from a friend or family member, or maybe even experienced one. A contractor makes promises left and right… and then doesn’t keep them. Things go wrong, unexpected issues crop up… and the problems never get fixed or addressed. Why are these things so common in kitchen and bathroom remodeling? The problem in almost every case is poor internal communication and a lack of professional processes. With the... View Article


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Why Most Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling Consultations Are So Disappointing

April 5, 2021 9:29 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re a Kansas City area homeowner looking to remodel a kitchen or bathroom, there’s no shortage of contractors that say they are willing to talk with you about it. The problem is most of these “free consultations” end up being somewhere between disappointing and downright worthless. What goes wrong? Here’s 5 Very Common Problems With Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling Consultations Problem #1 – The Contractor Spends Very Little Time Finding Out What You Want Many Kansas City kitchen and bathroom remodeling contractors will spend only about 20 minutes in your home during a typical consultation. That’s just way too... View Article


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Why Our Design Consultants Vehicles Are Absolutely Stuffed With Product Samples

April 2, 2021 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

We Make Product Selection For Your Kitchen Or Bath Remodel More Pleasant Did you know that many kitchen and bath remodeling contractors leave you completely on your own to choose and source the remodeling products? You’ll be left on your own to find flooring, cabinets, sinks, and on and on. That can be okay if you already know EXACTLY what you want for every product, but that’s extremely rare. But most homeowners prefer more guidance. Being told “let us know when you have everything picked out” is not much help. It’s especially unfair to homeowners, because even if you find... View Article


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A Guide to Maintaining Your Bathroom Marble

March 26, 2021 8:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

There’s a reason why marble is such a popular surface in both kitchens and bathrooms. You can find marble on countertops, as shower tile, as flooring, and it never gets old. The stark white combined with characteristically unique lines makes it both timelessly classic and sleek and new. But marble surfaces are an investment that requires ongoing maintenance in order to keep them as beautiful as they are when first installed. Do you know how to care for your marble surfaces? Let today’s blog serve as your guide to maintaining your bathroom marble:   Seal All Marble Surfaces Marble is... View Article


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9 Kitchen Refresher Ideas

March 19, 2021 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Even if you can’t completely overhaul your kitchen, you can give it a fresh new look and feel. Small updates — new hardware, a new finish or coat of paint, or new decor pieces — won’t break the bank and you may even be able to do some of them without the help of a kitchen remodeling professional. But these small refreshers can, all together, make a big difference when it comes to your kitchen overall. Need to give your kitchen a facelift? Here are a few of our favorite kitchen refresher ideas.  Update Your Hardware Does your kitchen faucet... View Article


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16 Small Things You Can Do To Refresh Your Bathroom

March 12, 2021 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Sometimes you’re not in need of a major gut job when it comes to bathroom remodeling. Sometimes a small fix will save you money and work just as well to really revamp and refresh your bathroom. Searching for inspiration for your bathroom? Here are 16 of our favorite small things you can do to refresh your bathroom.    #1 – Update Your Toilet Is your old porcelain toilet outdated and obnoxious? Consider switching to a soft close toilet, designed to close more slowly and subtly. You can also opt for a water efficient toilet to reduce your output and the... View Article


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Mistakes Homeowners Make When Hiring a Kitchen or Bath Remodeling Company

March 9, 2021 3:35 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re tackling a kitchen or bathroom remodel, it’s best to have help. Hiring a professional bathroom or remodeling company can help to make the job less stressful for you, the timeline for the project more smooth, and the end result more stunning. It also makes your remodeling project more secure, as most remodeling companies have their own insurance to protect you from liability should there be any property damage or injuries on the job. But hiring a kitchen or bath remodeling company is not a decision to be rushed. Here are a few mistakes homeowners make when hiring a... View Article


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How To NOT Ruin Your Kitchen Countertops

February 15, 2021 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You put a lot of love and care into your kitchen countertops. They’re essential to your kitchen, after all. It’s where you prep your food, where your kids might do homework, and even the space you use for extra storage. So you want your countertops to stay in shape for years to come. But if you’re not careful, you might unknowingly wear down your kitchen countertops. In today’s blog, we’ll break down how NOT to ruin your kitchen countertops. Use Cutting Boards Juice from meat and produce, scratches from knives, potential cuts and scrapes can all wreak havoc on your... View Article


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Dos and Don’ts of Maintaining Your Kitchen Floors

February 12, 2021 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Like the rest of your home, you have to maintain your kitchen floors in order to keep them looking and performing well for years to come. But do you know what goes into kitchen floor maintenance? The truth is, it depends on the type of kitchen floor you have. That’s why in today’s blog, we’re breaking down the dos and don’ts of maintaining kitchen floors, based on the type of kitchen flooring you have.   Dos and Don’ts of Kitchen Floor Maintenance: Hardwood Hardwood floors are beautiful and can last for years to come. However, wood is permeable to water,... View Article


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DIY vs. Expert Kitchen Remodeler – Which Is Really the Most Budget Friendly?

December 30, 2020 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You can find a tutorial for just about anything online, which is why DIY projects are becoming more and more prevalent in the world of home improvements. With the state of the economy, many homeowners also prefer a DIY kitchen remodel because they feel that it will save them money — they won’t have to hire an expert kitchen remodeler, after all. But while a DIY kitchen remodel might seem like an appealing adventure, it’s questionable whether or not it actually saves you money. In some cases, it actually might be more cost effective to go with an expert kitchen... View Article