Houzz Features Traditional White Kitchen by Drury Design
Who doesn’t love a traditional white kitchen?That’s where Houzz went to find the best loved traditional white kitchens.A light gray glaze modernizes traditional white cabinetry that is further glammed up with the addition of chunky hardware and bold finials.Drury Design was awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design.According to Houzz, less than 4% of Houzz pros receive a best of Houzz award (let alone both awards).
When it comes to kitchen renovations, sustainability hits a sweet
“Homeowners are gravitating towards sustainable choices during kitchen renovations, and it is interesting to see the intersection of economics and environmental concerns.Eighty-four percent of homeowners hire a pro for kitchen renovations, and general contractors remain in highest demand for kitchen remodeling (50%).Recessed lights surpassed under-cabinet lights this year, gaining six percentage points in renovated kitchens to 72%, the survey found.Pendant lights saw a slight decline of three percentage points compared to last year, the survey found.Electronics are another growth area in the kitchen, and the survey found docking stations were up nine percentage points to 49%, wireless speakers were up 11 percentage points to 37% and stereo systems were up 10 percentage points to 20%.
kitchen trends study
Welcome Mat: Study finds homeowners shifting away from open concept kitchensHouzz Kitchen Report: Open concept kitchens see dip in popularity, white still hotHomeowners embarking on a major renovation of their kitchen aren't pursuing open concepts as much they were, though white cabinets continue to be popular, according to a new study from Houzz.com, the online design platform.The 2021 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study found only 43% of those renovating their kitchens planned to open them up to other rooms compared to 53% in 2019.The average cost for a major kitchen renovation, meanwhile, remained stable at $35,000, the study found.The Ann Arbor Orchid Society has canceled its spring show as has the Michigan Orchid Society.In fact, no events are planned for the foreseeable future for the Michigan Orchid Society, according to the society's website.
Houzz Study: Reported Kitchen Remodel Spending Increases in 2019
The 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study found that reported spending on both median and large kitchen remodels increased 10 percent from last year.Eighty-three percent of respondents hired a professional for their project, including general contractors (50 percent) and kitchen designers (20 percent)./ Photo courtesy of Margaret WrightTransitional is still the most popular style for those changing the look of their kitchens, at 21 percent.“This year's study illuminates a number of prominent trends in today's kitchen,” says Nino Sitchinava, Houzz principal economist.See the full results of the 2019 U.S. Houzz Kitchen Trends Study here.
HOUZZ.com Helping Remodelers Communicate and Collaborate
The launch of the site HOUZZ.com has enabled us to take idea-sharing to a whole new level.For years we have been encouraging our clients to create ideabooks on HOUZZ and share them with us so that we can communicate and collaborate on styles, products, colors and materials.The HOUZZ site is fairly intuitive to navigate.A new Hurst Remodeling client in Bay Village had been working on her kitchen idea book over the past five years.The teenaged children added ideas for the basement remodeling project and media room while mom and dad found kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling ideas that inspired them.
Latest kitchen trends tracked in Houzz
The pandemic has had an impact on just about every facet of life — including what people want in their kitchens, according to the recently released Houzz Kitchen Trends Study.Not surprisingly, storage was on people's minds; 94% of kitchen projects involved at least some cabinets, and 63% replaced all cabinets.White continues to be the top color choice for kitchen cabinets, but its dominance is waning.Favorite finishesWhite continues to be the top choice for kitchen cabinets (41%) but its dominance is waning, down 4% from last year.One in four (24%) of upgraded islands are topped with a material different from other countertops in the kitchen.
White Cabinets with White Countertops?
Hello, wonderful GWers,Of all the funny things, DH is now totally in love with the white cabinet/espresso island look.(Despite throwing hissy fits early in the planning process about how much he HATES white cabinets.He actually typed "HATES" in all capital letters when we were emailing about the kitchen design).I love love love the look of white carrera marble on white cabinets, but DH wants to go with something more bulletproof.Does anyone have or have photos of white cabinets with white countertops other than marble?
Advantages of Granite Countertops
It’s no secret that granite countertops can be a significant investment, but they come with so many advantages that they’re well worth the cost.Heat & Stain ResistantIf you’re looking for a more convenient home cooking experience, investing in granite kitchen countertops is a huge step in the right direction.Granite won’t weaken or become damaged by exposure to heat, so you can set hot pots and pans directly on your countertop.Because properly sealed granite isn’t porous, that also means that bacteria and dirt won’t settle beneath the surface and become impossible to remove.It’s easy to clean and disinfect, making granite bathroom countertops a great option as well.