3 Ways to Prepare for a Kitchen Remodeling Project

The kitchen is the busiest room in the house, and renovating it is no small job. At Kenwood Kitchens, we offer a comprehensive kitchen renovation process to our clients in order to make the transition as easy as possible. Here... Read More

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What Sets Wood-Mode Cabinetry Apart from the Rest?

You know the old adage “you get what you pay for?” At Kenwood Kitchens, we feel that you should get more than what you pay for. That is why we have not strayed from making Wood-Mode our premium go-to custom... Read More

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Which Bathroom Trends are Worth Your Investment?

Some interior design trends turn out to be fads, while others become tried-and-true standbys. So, how do you tell the difference? When redesigning your bathroom, it’s important not to fall prey to the expensive fads that fade in popularity within... Read More

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Make Your New Year’s Resolution a Kitchen Remodel

Now that 2017 is nearly upon us, you’re probably reflecting on the past and how you can make next year even better. While you’re making resolutions, now is a great time to consider how you can get more out of your... Read More

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5 Master Bath Must-Haves

Modern master bathrooms are trending towards a desire for personal indulgence. What was once a cramped, utilitarian space is quickly transforming into a highly customized spa-like experience. “We’re starting to put in more luxurious items,” says Sara Ann Busby, National... Read More

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What’s New in Kitchen Trends for 2017?

The year is nearly over, and it’s never too soon to start looking forward. If you’re planning a kitchen remodel in the new year, why not consider what’s trending? Here are a few kitchen design trends that may end up... Read More

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Give Your Loved One The Gift of a Bathroom Renovation this Holiday Season

Looking for something luxurious to give your loved one this holiday season? Ditch the jewelry and give them something they’ll truly be able to use — like a complete bathroom renovation. The master bathroom is increasingly the most personal space... Read More

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Six Smart Kitchen Remodeling Strategies

Kitchens are the hub for modern life at home. As such, it’s no surprise that homeowners are spending more money on kitchen remodeling than any other home improvement project. Completing a kitchen renovation can bring significant value to your home.... Read More

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The Value of Hiring a Professional Kitchen Designer

These days, you can find a ton of beautiful kitchen remodeling projects on websites like Pinterest. Many ambitious homeowners see these tantalizing photos and think, “I should do that!” While using the web is great for inspiration, it’s important to... Read More

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What Makes Sub-Zero the Best in Kitchen Refrigeration?

If you’re planning a kitchen remodel, you might be considering Sub-Zero refrigeration and wondering, “Is it really worth it?” While other brands may cost less, Sub-Zero has distinguished itself in the premium space with superior features and greater reliability. Here’s... Read More

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Illuminating Your Bathroom Space

Many homeowners overlook the need to invest in quality bathroom lighting–save it for the living room or kitchen, they say. This ends up leaving a lot of bathrooms with inadequate lighting. And yet, bathrooms are increasingly becoming a personal space... Read More

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Understand the Value of a Bathroom Remodel

With any major purchase, you should consider your motivation, how much you will spend, and the anticipated return on that investment.   Several issues influence the value received from a bathroom renovation, but the most important is your motivation. Are you remodeling for personal use, because you plan to stay in your home long-term? Perhaps you plan to sell and hope this renovation will impact resale value, in which case your goal is a direct monetary return. 

4 Things to Know about the Value of a Kitchen Remodel

Have you decided it is time to upgrade your kitchen design?   The kitchen is the center of the home, so remodeling this space requires time and attention, not to mention sufficient funds.   A kitchen renovation is an investment in your home, and like any investment you must consider the return you expect from this outlay of time and money.

Big Bank for your Buck: Add a Closet Upgrade to your Bathroom Design

A bathroom renovation is a big decision.  You are not only committing to the expense but also the temporary inconvenience of inviting designers, project managers, and workmen into your home.  While you are undergoing this temporary upheaval in your home life, why not get the biggest bang for your buck?  One way to do this is to add a closet upgrade to your bath or master suite remodeling project. 

Getting Inspired at KBIS 2017

In historic Newtown, PA, January tends to bring us cold and sometimes stormy weather.  The new year also offers the perfect time to reflect on our kitchen and bath design achievements from the previous year and think about our goals for the year ahead.  There’s no better way to kick off the year than by attending the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) held by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). 

How to Get an Accessible Kitchen Design

our home should be a refuge, and leave you feeling comfortable in every room.  This means your home design must reflect not only your personal tastes, but also the functional needs of the household.  Every family is unique, and the requirements of the family members change over time depending on the stage of life. 

Bathroom Designs for Aging in Place

Have you found the perfect home in your ideal location and plan to stay long-term?  No more packing your life into boxes and moving?  It is exciting to get settled into a home where you plan to raise a family, see your kids move on as adults, and perhaps age in place.  Just like your family evolves over time, your home design must adapt to fit your stage of life.

The Secret to Positioning Appliances in Kitchen Design

The kitchen layout is the main starting point for any kitchen remodeling project.  You must get this piece of the design puzzle right first.  Understand your space, who will be using the kitchen and for what purposes, and design a layout that promotes an easy workflow through the kitchen.     While today’s kitchen serves many purposes, the heart of the kitchen is still food – storage, cooking, and eating.  A key part of your layout is careful positioning of appliances to meet these needs.

Time Out for Education at the SEN 2016 Fall Conference

We spend most of our time in the showroom and with customers.   This is where we put our kitchen and bath design expertise into practice by providing design solutions that enhance our customers’ lifestyles.   A few times a year, we take a few days away from the showroom to learn about the latest design trends and business practices, and to share knowledge among a network of kitchen and bath design experts from across the country.

Take Your Vanity Design to a New Level

The vanity is often a centerpiece of a bathroom design. Vanities come in all shapes, sizes, and styles to suit any type of bathroom.  They are an ideal way to enhance the style of your design while also creating valuable storage space.  One way to increase the available storage while also creating an eye-catching design feature is to include a multi-level vanity design.  

How to Prevent Mold Buildup in Your Bathroom

The dark, damp conditions of a typical bathroom are, unfortunately, the perfect breeding ground for mold — an issue that’s not only unsightly, but also potentially hazardous to your health. Mold exposure has been linked with everything from allergic reactions to poisoning. It could cause fungal infections or other illness. That’s why keeping mold out of your bathroom and away from your loved ones is vital. How can you do it? What is the key to preventing mold growth? It starts by reducing the dampness of your bathroom.

10 Ways to Add Personality to your Kitchen Design

Working with a designer is a partnership, where the kitchen specialist can help you realize your requirements in a beautiful, well-functioning space.  You will ultimately live, work, and socialize in your new kitchen, so use the design process to make this space your own.  There are many ways to add your personality to a kitchen renovation so the end product is more than the sum of its parts. 

How a New Kitchen Can Help Support Your Healthy Eating Lifestyle

Doylestown boasts some of the nation's most beautiful and historic homes. If you're a health-conscious eater, though, you know that an older home isn't always ideal for cooking. You don't have as much room as you'd like for washing and cutting produce. You struggle to find storage space for your latest kitchen gadgets. When meals are finished, cleaning your kitchen's textured surfaces seems to take forever. It's time for a new kitchen. 

Find out why this is our top-ranked Pinterest photo!

Social media offers an opportunity to share our latest projects, design tips, and inspirations.  It is also an excellent way to get feedback from our clients, design community colleagues, and design enthusiasts.  We always love to find out which designs trigger the greatest interest from our social media community.  Of the more than 150 photos we posted to Pinterest last year, why was this photo our most popular?

Ask the Expert: An Interview with a Professional Electrician

Home renovations can be both exciting and overwhelming. From flooring and cabinetry to fixtures and paint colors, there are a lot of important decisions to consider when undergoing a kitchen or bathroom remodel. In addition to all of the aesthetic changes, a lot happens behind the walls.

Our Top 6 Designs of 2016

Every project is unique – not just for the customer, but also for our kitchen and bath design team.  When we enter a home to transform a living space, we do not just look at measurements, the location of pipes, or the number of electrical outlets.  We get to know the customer, their family life, and their personal tastes and style.  For us, every project is different because every household is different.  We always seek to complete a kitchen remodeling or bathroom renovation project that is perfect for that home.

The Perfect Guest Bathroom Design

There are many ways we welcome visitors to our homes, particularly overnight guests.  You may offer them refreshments, or fix up the guest bedroom so they have their own cozy space to relax and sleep.  What about the bathroom?  Other than having a bed to sleep in, guests want to know that they have a welcoming, comfortable place to put their toothbrush and toiletries, to shower, and to get ready. 

Update your Kitchen and Bath, Without Breaking the Bank!

Whether you are updating your home to live in or preparing your home to sell, having a modern, functional, and beautiful kitchen and bathroom is critical. These areas are the most used rooms in a home, by family and guests. Therefore, it is important that these rooms reflect the personalities of those who live there.

From Blah to Beautiful: A Complete Small Bath Transformation

Do you look at your small bathroom and think, what difference would a bathroom remodel make?  Have you lost hope of ever having a master bathroom design that meets your lifestyle requirements?  Fear not!  While you may dream of having a spacious, luxurious master bath, why not love the space you have now by maximizing its value.  An experienced bathroom remodeling professional can help you find clever ways to make the most of your available space. 

Preparing for a Home Remodel: Expert Interview with a General Contractor

Are you preparing for a kitchen or bathroom remodel? Or perhaps you are considering a home renovation involving multiple spaces? Home projects of this nature require proper planning and design, and sometimes leave homeowners with a lot of questions buzzing around their heads.  To help you ready your home and family for a kitchen remodel or bathroom renovation, we talked to our general contractor, Paul Averill, who provided some insight into the remodeling process.