AIA Sandcastle Weekend 2018 (new date)

One of our favorite events of the year is back with a new date: AIA Sand Castle Weekend will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Traditionally held the first weekend in June, AIA Sand Castle Weekend has moved to August this year, but the fun you remember remains the same. Teams of castle builders will converge on Galveston’s East Beach to compete for the Golden Bucket Award—and ultimate bragging rights.

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Renovation Timelines—A New Kitchen by New Year!

Is a new kitchen on your holiday wishlist? Now is the time to get started if you want a fully renovated kitchen by the New Year. Many homeowners are surprised to learn a full kitchen renovation can take up to five months—call Cabinets & Designs today to make an appointment and get your dream kitchen by 2019!  Continue reading

ESSENTIALS ENDING

The clock is ticking on our latest Wood-Mode and Brookhaven promotions—the time to shop at Cabinets & Designs is now! If new kitchen cabinetry has been on your wish list but not in the budget, this might be your lucky day. Call Cabinets & Designs at 713-627-8970 to make an appointment with one of our kitchen designers ASAP!

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Top Tips: Kitchen Lighting

The right lighting is important in every room of your house, including—and perhaps especially—your kitchen. Kitchens are where people gather to spend time, but they also function as a workspace in need of practical task lighting. A designer will help you create a plan to light your kitchen to perfection.

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Top Tips: Countertops + Backsplash

Last week we talked about flooring, and this week we’re turning our attention to two other kitchen surfaces: the countertops and the backsplash. The process can vary and is sometimes confusing to homeowners. For example, you won’t always order your backsplash and your countertop from the same vendor, so delivery and installation times must be coordinated. Also, some places do the installation while others don’t—it’s a good question to ask up front when you start shopping for materials.

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Top Tips: Flooring

According to Cabinets & Designs President Maria Frank, there is one question homeowners ask on every project: “Do the floors go in before or after the cabinets?” It’s understandable—a renovation gets even less convenient when it’s time to put in new flooring, requiring extra logistics. If you Google “kitchen remodeling” the first suggested result is “floors or cabinets first”!

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Cabinetry is the Foundation of your Kitchen

Choosing the right cabinets for your kitchen is one of the most important decisions you will make during a renovation. Almost everything else can be changed later, but “cabinet regret” will cost you big bucks—and probably a major headache or two.

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Volunteer Driving for the GHBA PRISM Awards

The 2018 GHBA Best of PRISM Awards will be held Saturday, October 6, in the beautiful Legends Ballroom at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. This annual award ceremony is one of our favorites, as we celebrate the outstanding work done by our colleagues in the Houston homebuilding industry.

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GHBA Charity Day

On April 28, 2018, volunteers from the GHBA Remodelers Council gathered at Wellsprings Village in southwest Houston for the annual RMC Charity Work Day. Wellsprings Village is a nonprofit organization offering aid to homeless and abused women in Houston—transitional housing, plus support services such as food, clothing, transportation, job education, and more.

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