Kitchens used to be hard-working rooms set aside for food preparation. Today, they form the heart of the home in terms of activity and style. They are still hard-working rooms, but they fulfill so many roles—from food preparation to casual dining to upscale entertaining. So what are the essential elements of a great kitchen? Consider these things when remodeling your Naples kitchen.
Not only are kitchens the heart of Naples homes these days, they are also often showpieces for the entire house. At Reed Design-Build we’ve done more than our fair share of kitchen remodels (click here to take a look at some of the gorgeous kitchens we’ve been fortunate to create for our clients). But there’s a big, beautiful world of kitchens out there. Take a look at six kitchen designs that made our jaws drop.
Nobody remodels a kitchen just for the fun of it. While there are numerous benefits for remodeling—and your reasons for remodeling may be different than those of your friends and neighbors—you expect something. You want results.
Ready to remodel the kitchen in your Naples-area home—but don’t know where to start? Sometimes all it takes is a bit of inspiration. Here are 5 kitchen-remodeling projects we’ve recently completed that just might get your creative juices flowing!
The idea of cooking meals in an outdoor kitchen has gained a lot of popularity over the past few years, but it’s actually a tradition with a long and storied history. Here are a few fascinating tidbits about outdoor grilling, according to the article, History of Outdoor Kitchens: A Look Back In Time . . . (you can read the whole story here):
As long-time design-build remodelers (we’ve been remodeling homes in Florida since 1992), we’ve always felt that great kitchens come about as a result of careful planning, great design and excellent craftsmanship. We tend to focus on timeless kitchen trends and great design—rather than on the latest fads. But every now and then, we run across fun little touches that can have a big impact on the way kitchens look, feel, and function.
In this blog post, you'll discover some amazing outdoor kitchens that inspire! Whether you're ready to create a full, upscale outdoor kitchen or simply want to upgrade your outdoor space, check out these amazing outdoor kitchens to get ideas for your outdoor upgrade.
1. Simple Elegance: This outdoor kitchen provides everything you need to enjoy entertaining outdoors anytime. The wall at the back of the kitchen provides privacy without creating a sense of being boxed in. In addition to a built-in grill, it also features a built-in sink so you don't have to run back into the house for quick clean-ups.
You may not be the kind of person who rushes into a kitchen-remodeling project just so that your home remains en vogue. Good home design, however, makes a distinction between fleeting fads and genuine trends. A true trend has staying power and is really more about making your home more comfortable, convenient, and enjoyable.
Commercials for Lexus automobiles tout their “Relentless Pursuit of Perfection.” It’s a pretty lofty goal. But what does perfection look like when you’re remodeling the kitchen in your Naples-area home?
When Naples area homeowners start planning a kitchen remodel they often focus on some of the big items first. They may spend a lot of time thinking about which kitchen cabinets will work best for them. Or they might do some research compare engineered versus hardwood flooring for their kitchen. They may even check out the latest kitchen trends so that they don’t end up with a new kitchen that looks dated.