Whole House Remodel

This whole house remodel project included a new kitchen, family room, dining, second-floor bathroom, and finished basement. Unfortunately, after working with the homeowner and completing the project, they experienced a house fire. However, working with Petrocelli Public Insurance Adjusters, we were able to restore the house to the pristine condition it was prior to the…

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Small Space Kitchen Remodel

When you can’t expand the footprint of your home to gain more space, working with a designer to maximize space can be a great alternative. With a cramped kitchen and a desire for better flow, this Milton homeowner engaged Almar and our design team to solve that exact challenge. The wall between the kitchen and…

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Kitchen & Bathroom Remodel

After living in their home for many years, this Weymouth family decided to renovate a few of their main living areas. The project began by removing the main wall between the kitchen and living area to create a modern open-concept look with better flow. With the wall gone, a large peninsula was installed to expand…

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Kitchen & Mudroom

Kitchen & Mudroom project photo

Sometimes your house just needs a little more space. For this project the homeowner had a tiny kitchen, so we were able to build a small addition on the back of the house that allowed for us to enlarge the kitchen and give a mudroom entry space on the back of their house. Working with…

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Kitchen Expansion and Screen Room

Kitchen Remodel project photo

Remodel of an existing screen room. Taking off all the old decking, framed in for a ceiling, and installed PVC decking. With the help of Beth Bourque Design Studio we then on the inside we opened a wall between the kitchen and dining area to create an open flowing floor plan. We also reconfigured the…

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How do I keep my drains from clogging?

Recently we had some septic work (oh, joy) done in our own home and while chatting with the technician, it got me thinking… While I very rarely pour cooking oil down the drain that there are lots of products (soap, hair conditioner, coconut oil) that we use daily that cause oil builds up in our…

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How should I care for Granite Countertops?

Kitchen Counters

Known for its gorgeous patterns and durability, Granite remains a popular choice for countertops. From its color options and styles to fit almost any design to being cost effective, it’s almost a win-win. However, it’s still an investment and they DO require regular maintenance to keep its good looks. Your typical everyday cleaning of your…

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Why has my water pressure been so low lately?

Low Water pressure

There aren’t any negatives to Summer, right? Especially here in New England, we truly celebrate our summers. Spending time at our beaches, vacations, outdoor dining, and so much more. Oh wait, then there’s the issue no one wants to deal with in the Summer – Low Water Pressure! We have heard so much chatter on…

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Virtual Reality Kitchen Experience at CCL

By: Nicole Patri Cape Cod Lumber is one of our greatest trade partners, we often send our homeowners to CCL HomeScapes to design their kitchens with the wonderful design staff at CCL. “CCL HomeScapes offers a complete kitchen design service encompassing a broad spectrum of styles and design ideas. Our designers know the importance of…

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Best Places to Add Task Lighting into Your Kitchen

By: Nicole Patri When you flip through home magazines, you may be captivated by how bright and open the rooms feel. Maybe when you bought your home, you noted how much natural light the rooms had. Maybe better lighting is something you’re looking for in your kitchen remodel. One of the best ways to optimize…

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Best Kitchen Features for Thanksgiving Dinner

By: Nicole Patri When remodeling a kitchen, you want to consider day-to-day functionality. As well as hosting events like Thanksgiving and family gatherings. You want your kitchen to be able to fit the whole family and cook an amazing meal. There are many features that can be included and some things to think about when…

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5 Tips to Prepare for Meeting with your Kitchen Designer

Getting started with your kitchen remodel can be exciting but also can be daunting. There are a lot of things to consider and questions to answer, so that nothing important gets left out of the plan. By partnering with a great contractor and kitchen designer, we can make sure that we address all of those little details.

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3 Kitchen Lighting Options to Consider

Kitchen Pendant Light

When embarking on a kitchen remodel there are many selections you can make. You have looked at cabinets you like, found the counter and backsplash you love. But have you taken the time to think about the lighting in your kitchen?  Sometimes selecting the right lighting is the most overlooked part of designing and layout…

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What is the most expensive part of a kitchen remodel?

Planning for a remodel is exciting and takes some time. You will have a lot of decisions to make and you will have a lot of questions when trying to compile all the best information. Depending on the scope of work you choose your kitchen remodel may be as simple as removing the existing cabinets…

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How do I choose the right countertop for my kitchen remodel?

countertop

You will have many choices when putting together the right kitchen design for your home and your budget. As we mentioned in the earlier article How do I choose the right cabinet? You will have to decide which style and price point you want your cabinets to be, you will have the same choices when…

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