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    Renovation Articles | Kitchen Remodeling

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    January 19, 2021

    Three Kitchen Remodel Strategies You’ll Want to Know

    Suppose your home was built during the post-WWII era. In that case, you might be living in a layout that was better suited to a time when one rotary phone was state-of-the-art communication for the entire family.

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    September 28, 2020

    Safely Remodeling Your Kitchen During a Pandemic

    You've been spending a LOT more time in your kitchen since the early spring of this year. It's been great having time as a family preparing and eating meals, so that's been a real ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    December 18, 2019

    Should I Renovate My Kitchen and Bath For Resale? Part 2

    Kitchens and baths are prime spaces when it comes to renovation projects. Sometimes the need is obvious. You purchase a home with an outdated kitchen that will never meet your ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    December 10, 2019

    Should I Renovate My Kitchen and Bath for Resale? Part 1

    When you look at your kitchen, there’s nothing exactly wrong with it. It’s functional and has served your family well. Nothing’s broken, so why fix it? Well, if you are ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    August 28, 2018

    How to Gain a Mudroom and Powder Room When You Build a Kitchen Addition

    It is not uncommon for owners of older homes in places like Arlington and NW Washington to crave more space especially with a kitchen addition. Utilitarian brick houses were built ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    August 21, 2018

    How to Prepare Meals for Your Family while Renovating Your Kitchen

    A remodeling project is the perfect way to create your ideal kitchen, tailored to your family’s specific requirements. But a full kitchen renovation can take 10 to 12 weeks to ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    May 11, 2018

    How Long Should a Kitchen Remodel Take?

    Why Kitchen Remodeling Takes Time The home remodeling programs on HGTV are fun to watch. Magic happens in minutes. Presto!  Old and outdated becomes new and modern. This is the ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    May 3, 2018

    How Expert Kitchen Renovation Cures the Many Headaches of Your Outdated Kitchen

    If your Kensington Maryland home was built during the post WWII era, there’s a good chance that its fundamental layout is still the way it was when televisions only had 3 channels ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    April 26, 2018

    3 Tricks Kitchen Designers Use to Make a Small Kitchen Feel Larger

    If building an addition is not an option because of budget constraints or space limitations, don’t give up on the idea of remodeling your kitchen. Kitchen designers know how to ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    April 12, 2018

    If Kitchen Remodeling Only Makes Your Kitchen Beautiful—You’re in Trouble

    Beautiful + Practical: The Art of Kitchen Remodeling Inundated by decades of dazzlingprogramming on HGTV and The Food Channel, America’s passion for kitchen perfection shows no ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    April 5, 2018

    Three Approaches to Kitchen Remodeling

    You’ve suspected it for a while, but now you’re sure of it: Your kitchen isn’t working. Whether it’s too small, laid out improperly, or just plain outdated, a poorly-functioning ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    March 24, 2017

    Smart Home Technology in the Kitchen

    Smart Homes, the Internet of Things, Home Automation—all of these terms are the new vernacular for the place you call home.  Smart home technology is no longer a futuristic ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    April 28, 2016

    Why was this Kitchen Addition Remodeling Necessary?

    According to one of the homeowners, the old kitchen was ugly! A previous home remodeling at this Chevy Chase residence had made room for a breakfast area and powder room.  But ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    December 11, 2014

    Kitchen Remodeling: How Long Should It Take?

    The home remodeling programs on HGTV are fun to watch. Magic happens in minutes. Presto!  Old and outdated becomes new and modern.

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    December 4, 2013

    Kitchen Remodeling Alternatives To Granite

    The End of Granite Countertops in Kitchen Remodeling Are we sick of the slab yet?  Starting about eight years ago there were remodeling industry predictions of an end to the great ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    October 29, 2013

    Interior Renovation: A Cure For the "Dysfunctional" Kitchen Layout

    Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger & Function Better: Interior Renovation & Reconfiguration This happens a lot in metropolitan Washington, DC.  We encounter older homes with floor ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    September 24, 2013

    Three Painful Kitchen Remodeling Blunders

      Avoid the Pain: Work With a Kitchen Designer Kitchen remodeling? Please, don't do it yourself! If you hire a smart, seasoned kitchen designer you won't have to worry about ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    May 8, 2012

    Our Tiny Condo Kitchen Remodeling Project

    Kitchen Remodeling Means Thinking Inside the Box In condo kitchen remodeling, size does not matter.  The design process is the same. The kitchen designer has to make an assessment ...

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    February 24, 2012

    Learning to Build a Kitchen by Taking It Apart

    Give a Young Guy a Hammer   Give him a pry bar, set him loose in an empty house--and you better believe some stuff is going to get wrecked up.  

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    Kevin Gilday & Tom Gilday

    September 26, 2011

    Why Remodel a Perfectly Good Kitchen?

    What's Wrong with This Kitchen? Nothing really....  This Cleveland Park, DC kitchen had been remodeled about 10 or 15 years earlier. It's fine. Stone countertops, adequate ...