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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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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Bargain Hunting? You Have Twice as Many Ways to Save with Brookhaven!

One of the best reasons to call and make an appointment with a Cabinets & Designs kitchen designer is to maximize your savings opportunities on Brookhaven cabinetry. We are currently running two incredible savings events on Brookhaven cabinetry, and when you work with a Cabinets & Designs kitchen designer they can help you get the most for your money. Let us, and your renovation budget, work for you!

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Fun & Funky Finds at KBIS 2018

There was something to make us smile around every corner at this year’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, from luxury-brand appliances to problem-solving gadgets. Home renovation can be serious business, but it’s important to make room for having a little fun! Let’s take a look at some of our favorite “fun and funky” finds from KBIS 2018.

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Great Gadgets & Innovations at KBIS 2018

A great idea is often illustrated with a lightbulb turning on, or described in terms of a “switch being flipped.” Some of the most interesting innovations lighting up this year’s Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) can be accessed with just a flip of a switch. From small, inexpensive solutions to big, bold lighting fixtures, homeowners are looking for more useful, more beautiful ways to illuminate their homes, and our industry friends have delivered.

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Wood-Mode Wins Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine “Readers’ Choice” Award

The list of reasons to shop Wood-Mode cabinetry just keeps getting longer! We are excited to share the news that Wood-Mode is the winner of the Kitchen & Bath Business Magazine 2017 “Readers’ Choice” Award!

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Katana by Canyon Creek Returns to Cabinets & Designs

We are pleased to announce that the popular line of Katana frameless cabinets by Canyon Creek has returned to the Cabinets & Designs showroom. We are thrilled to offer you another option in good quality, affordable frameless cabinets that come in a wide array of styles, colors, and wood species.

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Managing Your Pets During a Renovation

You’re not the only member of your family who will have to approve of your contractor—don’t forget the family pets! When planning a renovation, it’s important to think about and make proper arrangements for your dogs and cats, for their safety and the safety of the work crew.

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