Entries by darren@greenspage.com

The Top Ten Design Trends For 2013

Includes quartz composite countertops and hardwood floors. The New Year has begun and new styles are already being developed. Design trends are evolving, and whether you prefer traditional or contemporary, there is bound to be something just for you. With that said, an interior designer affiliated with Neil Kelly Co. reveals in TimesReporter.com what the average homeowner […]

Great Advice For Your Next Kitchen Remodel

I was recently perusing the internet and came across a great blog article about your next kitchen remodel. You can find it by following the link below. Kitchen Refashioning

Ten Common Kitchen Mistakes To Avoid

Yahoo! Homes reports how to curtail a kitchen disaster. The kitchen is the place where a lot of life happens from cooking and socializing to preparing a quick snack, according to Yahoo! Homes. It needs to be both beautiful and functional. To follow that standard, here are 10 mistakes to avoid when designing your kitchen: 1. Don’t […]

Care For Your Cabinet Doors (Part One)

One of the biggest factors resulting in damage to the cabinetry in your home is a lack of maintenance. Over the years, I have seen everything from the finish peeling off the doors to the upper cabinets nearly falling off the wall. There is a cure for this and believe it or not, it is […]

What Is The Best Wood To Use?

Recently, I posed the question, “What would you like to know about kitchen cabinetry and household mill work?” One person responded with: “What are the best woods to use?” This is not an easy question since the answer would vary according to each person’s needs. For instance, in a home with any number of children, […]

Montgomery Fireplace Mantel

This fireplace mantel was quite a challenge on the design side. When I went to meet with the customer, she was uncertain of what she wanted. All she was sure about is that she wanted it white, not too ornate and that she wanted the height and width dimensions to be the same as the […]

Pull-Out Trash Cans

When designing a kitchen, I always do my best to incorporate a pull-out trash can. This line of accessories is, in my opinion, one of the most valuable additions you can add to your kitchen. They not only help to keep the kitchen clean, organized and tidy by hiding away the unsightly and often smelly […]

Bower’s Kitchen Update

Here is a kitchen which has seen some magic from Procraft Woodworks. When I walked in, the kitchen was dated and in desperate need of an update. The owners didn’t know exactly what they wanted, but they knew they had a budget and wanted to get the biggest bang for their buck.       We […]

Facts About Your Return On Investment (ROI)

PROJECT                                                       TYPICAL $ RANGE                                           ROI Minor Kitchen Remodel                                     $19,000 – $25,000                                            83 – 88% Major Kitchen Remodel                                      $25,000 – $100,000                                         85 – 88% Bathroom Remodel                                              $13,000 – $44,000                                           78 – 90% Bathroom Addition                                              $30,000 – $62,000                           […]

Integrity, Simplicity And Value

When searching for a professional to perform any sort of service in your home, you should of course, look for a few certain characteristics that set them apart from the status quo. No one wants to pay for shoddy craftsmanship or poor quality products, so when looking for the right person to do the job, […]