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Home & Garden Goodness!

February 28, 2012 5:27 pm Published by

Gas prices are going up and schedules are getting crammed. Despite this, you still really want to narrow down ideas for that project you’ve been putting off for years. Well, rather than driving all across Kansas City looking at endless lists of materials and options and prices for your new kitchen or bath remodel, come to the Johnson County Home & Garden Show! It is one-stop shopping and excitement all in one place. From remodeling ideas, to interior design this show is the place to get some answers and see what is possible. At Jericho, custom is no problem! Take... View Article

Night Before Christmas

December 11, 2011 5:27 pm Published by

T’was the night before Christmas, and all through the home Not a cupboard looked new, every surface was worn My wife was in the kitchen, wishing for granite… If only we could find someone with the skills to plan it! Then all of a sudden, just out of the blue, At our door was a design consultant who knew just what to do! He had swatches of tile, and many samples of stone… “Now this place will look richer than the mines of Sierra Lione!” He then showed us stains and woods: oak, maple, and cherry… My wife asked with... View Article

Cookie-Cutter Vs Custom Kitchens

November 10, 2011 5:27 pm Published by

Remember when you were young? Ever have a craving for some delicious, homemade fresh cookies? Not store-bought cookie-cutter cookies… but rich, gooey, authentic, warm cookies. So you ask mom, “Mama, I would like cookies tonight!” Mom, “Eat your dinner dear.” Well then imagine with me, to your horror, after you have polished off the broccoli, your mother appears from the kitchen with this: And continue to imagine with me, a new kitchen. A beautiful, wonderful kitchen appears in your mind. Images of uniquely crafted woods, experimental layouts, personalized touches begin to stir up excitement within. However when it comes time... View Article

Warmly Yours

November 4, 2011 5:27 pm Published by

There you are. It’s a beautiful Saturday morning, and you stretch and smile at the possibilities of the day. You climb out of bed, still clinging to dreams, as your craving for coffee increases. So you walk towards the kitchen to start the pot and the BAM! Instantly you are shocked and rattled! Your toes begin to go numb and little icicles form between them. The morning that began so pleasantly is ruined! Well, Jericho can help. Partnering with technology from Warmly Yours, we take that icy floor and add some warmth to it. A heated tile system can be... View Article

Homeland Security Checks: The Good, The Bad, And The Uncomfortable

September 21, 2011 5:27 pm Published by

The Uncomfortable: A friend, Chris, regaled me with a story of his recent encounter with Airport Security… “I was going through security on my way to… somewhere, and one of the guards looks at my ticket and said, ‘It’s your lucky day! You’ve been randomly flagged… follow me!’ He took me over by this ‘machine’. He then put on some rubber gloves and pulled out a napkin and these ‘special tongs’. He rubs this little doily on my hands and puts it into the machine. So I’m just standing there, minding my own business… (You can’t small talk with these... View Article

Donor Of The Month!

September 13, 2011 5:27 pm Published by

Changing lives of our customers… and our community. Hello raving fans! The kids are back in school, the weather is still warm enough to enjoy some delicious ice-cream, and the circus is in town… Does it get any better? Of course! We are pleased to announce that Habitat for Humanity has named us “Donor of the Month” for September! Here’s the link: http://www.restorekc.org/portal/page/portal/ReStore Not organs, but donating surplus materials & supplies from our projects earned this award! Everything we can donate, that Habitat for Humanity ReStore will accept, we do! Habitat ReStore takes our donations and uses the proceeds to... View Article

How Expensive “Going Cheap” Can Be…

August 8, 2011 5:27 pm Published by

(This really happened) I was at the store a few weeks ago when something caught my eye. You see, we had lost our can-opener a while back and I kept forgetting to buy a new one. So there I was, in check-out lane 8, and saw a can-opener in the dollar section. It looked sharp, with a comfortable grip, and shiny surface. We could have selected a much higher-quality opener at a different store for a few dollars more, yet, the $1.00 price-tag was enticing… So I bought it. I came home proudly displaying to my wife the new low-cost... View Article

Tips On Choosing The Right Ceramic Floor Tile

June 2, 2011 5:27 pm Published by

So you have sorted through the many flooring options and are leaning toward the purchase of ceramic tile. Great choice! Ceramic tile is a popular choice for today’s homes. It is durable, easy to clean and gives rooms an upscale look. Ceramic tile is available in a number of sizes, shapes, textures and colors, and can match almost any decorating style. Ceramic flooring tile comes in a few different sizes ranging from 1 inch to 24 square inches. Most tiles are 12 inches or 18 inches; small 1-inch mosaic tiles that come in sheets are also common. Mosaic tiles can... View Article

Making Raving Fans Out Of Our Customers, Priority One!

December 2, 2010 5:27 pm Published by

When my business partner David Cummings and I started Jericho Home Improvements we had one strong vision that we wanted to instill in the culture and life of our business: To provide a level of customer service to all customers so great and unique that our customers become Raving Fans and talk about their wonderful experiences with Jericho to everyone they know. Years ago we started Jericho with just a handful of great people and with this passionate proactive approach to customer service we have become the largest kitchen and bathroom remodeling company in Kansas City with over 50 employees... View Article