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Caring for and maintaining wood cabinets

July 6th, 2019|

To ensure that your wood cabinets continue to be beautiful and work well, you need to care for them properly.  This includes cleaning and polishing the cabinets regularly, as well as knowing which products are safe to use.   On day one - Polish Caring for your cabinets begins immediately upon installation, when you should [...]

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Cleaning laminate cabinets

June 26th, 2019|

Laminate products are long-lasting and easy to care for - generally, all you need is a clean, damp sponge! The basics... On a day-to-day basis, all you need to do to keep your laminate surfaces looking like new is to: Wash the surface with warm water and mild dish washing detergent using a soft cloth [...]

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more than storage and desk space – using color in your home office

February 5th, 2019|

The colors with which we choose to surround ourselves affect our lives.  Think this through as you work with a designer to create your home office Cabinet Systems.  The color of the cabinet finish that you choose, the paint, the artwork, even whether or not you incorporate plants into the space will all have an [...]

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Are custom closet systems really worth the cost?

January 9th, 2019|

Custom closet systems. They’re popular. They’re beautiful. They make organization so much easier. But are they really worth the cost? We asked local realtors whether or not custom closet systems are worth it and the resounding response was, “YES!” followed by a, "but not necessarily in the manner that you think." Certainly, you can’t take [...]

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Big box or custom?

December 11th, 2018|

You’re tired of your cluttered, disorganized closet.  You have one goal:  To put storage into that closet so that it is organized, efficient, useful, even pleasant. We get it. Those displays at that big box store look simple enough.  Why not just go for it?  Uncluttered and organized closets are a great asset to your [...]

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Work at home … it’s unavoidable.

November 15th, 2018|

Back in the 80s, the idea of ergonomically designed office spaces was just taking hold.  Human Factors was a fairly new field and the idea that we could increase our productivity by ensuring that our work spaces were more than a table, chair and trash can with a side filing cabinet was revolutionary.  It was [...]

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The Best Tips for Spring Cleaning

March 15th, 2018|

Spring is on it’s way shortly, and to many in western society that means: spring cleaning. Although this idea is known commonly throughout the U.S., it is speculated that the tradition of spring cleaning has, surprisingly, Eastern origins. The Iranian New Year falls on the first day of Spring (March 20th), and to this day [...]

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What’s the Best Wood Choice for Your Custom Cabinets?

December 19th, 2017|

When planning to redesign a closet or start from scratch, the question of what wood or materials to use needs to be answered. There are multiple wood or wood substitute options you can choose from. Some are better for durability, fighting insects or cost-effectiveness depending on what you are looking for. Plywood: Plywood is an [...]

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Get Your Closet Ready for the New Year

November 15th, 2017|

A bedroom closet can be one of the scariest places in the house when it comes to organization and an uncontrollable amount of stuff.  Getting dressed in an out of control closet can be overwhelming day to day. There is nothing better than walking into a space, which is organized, and everything in its proper [...]

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The Many Benefits of a Murphy Bed

October 15th, 2017|

Rumor has it that William Murphy first invented the Murphy bed in the early 1900’s. Apparently, he was ever eager to woo a local opera singer. However, his one room apartment allowed no space for a parlor. It was customary at the time to never entertain a woman in your bedroom and so William sneakily [...]

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