Get into Spring!

Step One: Clear it out! The first step is to get rid of the clutter and do a big spring clean. I know there are a few of you that have your holiday decorations still out; and those bulky blankets for getting cozy can now be put away for another year. I suggest tackling this…

Patio Perfection

I fell in love with these patios tables in our showroom the other day, and ever since then have been dreaming about sitting in front of it getting toasty with a glass of wine. This Patio Flame table is perfect for our cooler night climate.  It’s the perfect way to sit on the patio without…

Design Mistakes to Avoid: Poor Lighting

Poor Lighting Bad lighting in your home can affect the mood dramatically when someone walks in – and more importantly when you walk in. Dimly lit rooms are most common in older homes, and simply adding lamps with the correct bulb type can help a room become more inviting. In newer homes, the issue of…

Ventilation Buying Tips

Why do you need a range hood? Cooking emanates unwanted and unhealthy heat, odours, gases, grease, steam and smoke. A kitchen range hood is a fan with an enclosure designed to capture and vent these unwanted pollutants. The range hood’s internal fan effectively captures the rising column of air directly over the cooking surface and…

All Things Kitchens!

We all know kitchens are not what they used to be, but we wanted to find out from the experts what they are seeing in kitchen designs these days.  We sat down with Senior Design Consultant Jasmine Larre at Superior Cabinets to talk about all things kitchens.  What kind of design trends are you seeing…

Over-the-Range Microwaves: To Do or Not to Do

Question from a frustrated customer: Can anyone explain to me why microwave ovens are placed above the stove? Just imagine you had prepared a dish in the m/w oven that was supposed to be added to a pot of other ingredients cooking on the stove. The dish is heavy the pot below is steaming. Have…

Renovation Do’s & Don’ts – Part 2 Don’ts

Yesterday we talked about the “Do’s” of renovations.  Here is a few don’ts that you will want to avoid for a successful renovation experience. DON’T Don’t become the distraction! We all like to know what’s going on in our house, but being a busy body can actually create more problems. Walk through the house, make…

Renovation Do’s & Don’ts – Part 1 Do’s

We’ve all heard more renovation horror stories then we’ve heard happy endings. It doesn’t have to end terrible. The important thing is to get educated on the process. Clients are often warned that going into a renovation of any scale can be tough on you mentally and physically. Even with all the preparation in the…