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We’re The BIGGEST Kitchen & Bath Remodeler In Kansas City… But Does That Even Matter?

April 14, 2021 12:20 pm Published by

We’re the biggest kitchen and bath remodeling company in the Kansas City area. That sounds pretty good, but it’s still fair to ask: Does the fact that we’re the biggest company make any real difference to your results or overall experience? We believe it does, and here are some of the reasons why. Why Small Contractors Often Get Overwhelmed Before we get into how you can benefit from our team’s expertise, let’s talk about problems with smaller operations. One of the biggest issues is with the contractors that are just a “guy and his truck.” A lot of these guys... View Article

Sneaky businessman with white background. today we’re going pull the curtain back on 2 sneaky tricks used by contractors during the quote process that are unfair to homeowners.

2 Sneaky Tricks That Some Kitchen & Bathroom Remodelers Use When Giving You A Quote

April 9, 2021 12:05 pm Published by

We want to do something most kitchen and bath remodeling companies refuse to do: pull the curtain back on some unsavory industry practices that hurt homeowners. Even remodeling contractors that don’t use these tactics are often hesitant to call out others for these deceptive practices. It’s considered bad form to air the dirty laundry. But you can count us out on keeping quiet. It’s plain unfair to homeowners. We’re going to tell you about 2 sneaky tricks used by contractors during the quote process that are unfair to homeowners.   Zip Code Pricing Did you know that some Kansas City... View Article

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Why Most Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling Consultations Are So Disappointing

April 5, 2021 9:29 am Published by

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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A Guide to Maintaining Your Bathroom Marble

March 26, 2021 8:04 am Published by

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

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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Mistakes Homeowners Make When Hiring a Kitchen or Bath Remodeling Company

March 9, 2021 3:35 pm Published by

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

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

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

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

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The Bathroom Remodeling Checklist

December 22, 2020 1:18 pm Published by

A bathroom remodeling project can be exciting and beneficial to your home…but also daunting. You may find that you have so much you want to do that you’re unsure where to start. It helps to have a checklist so you can go through your bathroom and determine what all needs to be remodeled, as well as what you have the money for. In today’s blog, let’s go through the bathroom remodeling checklist, as well as why it helps to have a checklist. Why Bathroom Remodeling Checklist? Not all bathroom remodeling projects are complete gut jobs. Sometimes it’s a matter of... View Article