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10 Decisions to Consider Before a Kitchen Remodel

Custom cabinets on display at the Manor House Studio showroom

Choices and more choices. For some people, it’s a fun opportunity; for others, a stressful chore. Given the cost of remodeling, whatever you choose — whether it’s appliances, cabinet color, floor style or countertop — you’ll have to live with it for a long time, unless you are planning to move soon. So it’s best…

12 Tried-and-True Secrets to Control Your Kitchen Remodel Budget

Custom cabinets on display at the Manor House Studio showroom

1. Counter Top Selections  A traditional laminate (Formica) counter top may be worth considering. Laminate counter tops traditionally cost half the price of a starter granite. There are many different edges available from the standard square drop edge to an ogee edge that simulate curves. These edge treatments add additional costs to the laminated top price;…

Manor House Studio Design Process

The team at Manor House Studio

The decision to remodel a kitchen is not a spur of the moment epiphany. Most of Manor House Studio clients spend considerable time researching, investigating options, and imagining the tremendous joy that will come with a completely remodeled space. Inspiration comes from varied sources ranging from home improvement television shows to a neighbor’s home make…