Best Tips to Remember when Shopping for Brand New Kitchen Cabinets

Posted on: Mar 27, 2017 Posted by: Contractor Express

Admit it, shopping for kitchen cabinets on Long Island has become more complicated than you ever thought possible. After all, there are so many choices that it's easy to get lost in them and end up buying something you never really wanted...

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The Best of 2017 Kitchen Design Trends that Deserve Your Attention

Posted on: Mar 22, 2017 Posted by: Contractor Express

To most families, the kitchen is a rather sacred place. It's where you gather to share food, stories and laughter. It is the one room in your house that can guarantee both sustenance and comfort...

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Kitchen Contractors Need to Know These Hot Design Trends for 2017

Posted on: Mar 14, 2017 Posted by: Contractor Express

There's one question that kitchen remodel contractors often hear from clients: "What's trendy these days." As such, you need to keep abreast of all the design trends to be able to provide wise counsel...

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Outdoor Building Supply Materials You Can Recommend to Your Customers

Posted on: Mar 9, 2017 Posted by: Contractor Express

If a customer has hired you to work on their outdoor project, they'll trust you to recommend the options that will work best for them and the materials you think are suitable...

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Building Supply Tips: 3 Best Surface Materials for Kitchen Countertops

Posted on: Jan 25, 2017 Posted by: Contractor Express

Whether you are building a custom home in Long Island or simply remodeling your kitchen, one of the most important components to think about is your kitchen countertop...

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Walk-in Pantry Design Considerations for Savvy Long Island Contractors

Posted on: Jan 19, 2017 Posted by: Contractor Express

There are obviously many things to consider when designing a kitchen. NY Long Island kitchen contractors must first answer a number of questions before they can proceed with the work...

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Open Kitchen Design for Long Island Homes-4 Tips to Renovation Success

Posted on: Jan 11, 2017 Posted by: Contractor Express

Opening the kitchen up to adjacent living areas is not only a great way to create the illusion of a large space. It can also make the kitchen a more social place to be. Open up your kitchen to your living room, dining room, or even the patio or backyard and make it the true heart of your home...

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Long Island Kitchen Countertops—5 Tips to Achieving the Perfect Island

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017 Posted by: Contractor Express

An island can be a great addition to your kitchen. But whatever purpose you want it to serve, whether as a casual dining spot or a food prep area, it is important to be thoughtful about its design and location. The following five considerations will assist Long Island homeowners as they design the perfect island kitchen countertop for their home...

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How to Choose the Right Style of Window Based on the Homeowner's Needs

Posted on: Sept 27, 2016 Posted by: Contractor Express

Windows come in different styles and types, each of which has its own features, advantages, and disadvantages. As a contractor, it's important that you understand the needs of your clients and the style of homes they own in order to choose the right windows...

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Decking Tricks Help Contractors Get it Right and Make Clients Happy

Posted on: Sept 22, 2016 Posted by: Contractor Express

Decks serve an appealing extension to a home by providing families a place to gather and bond while basking in the beauty of the outdoors. Building a deck, however, requires a set of skills and knowledge that you, as a contractor, must master...

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The Don'ts of Kitchen Remodeling that Contractors Need to Remember

Posted on: Sept 13, 2016 Posted by: Contractor Express

Kitchen remodeling can be a tricky job because it's not just about refurbishing the sink, the countertops, or the floor. It's also about matching the design and the layout to the needs of the family and the purpose of the kitchen...

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Know Which Siding Will Work before Visiting a Building Supply Company

Posted on: Sept 7, 2016 Posted by: Contractor Express

When improving a home's exterior siding, you need the right material. Because the texture, the color, and even the design vary, finding the one that best fits your client's home is essential. Find a reliable Long Island building supply company that offers a range of siding materials to help your client find the right one...

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Brighter Views: Make Your Windows Look Chic With These Design Trends

Posted on: Aug 29, 2016 Posted by: Contractor Express

You may not realize it, but your windows are one of the most visible parts of your home both inside and out. They do more than let the sunlight in...

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See the Best Kitchen Styles for Kitchen Remodeling Projects in 2016

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016 Posted by: Contractor Express

For a lot of homeowners, the kitchen is a sanctuary. It's a place to relax while sipping coffee and reading the morning paper. It's a part of the home where you can unleash your creativity as you carefully plan out and prepare a meal for your family...

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Get Your Countertop Personalized With Help from Kitchen Contractors

Posted on: Aug 17, 2016 Posted by: Contractor Express

You spend a lot of time around your kitchen countertop, especially when you are preparing a meal for your family. Even if you like your countertop, you may want to personalize it a little to show that this particular kitchen countertop is uniquely yours...

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Remodel Your Home With Long Island Building Supplies Dealers: Tips to Remember

Posted on: Aug 9, 2016 Posted by: Contractor Express

There is no project more overwhelming for any homeowner than one that directly affects his or her living space. After all, renovations can be tricky. Many decisions need to be made and if you make a mistake...

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