Kitchen and Bathroom Design Blog


Kitchen Renovation: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Nobody said remodeling was going to be easy. To tell you the truth, parts of it can get downright ugly — especially if you skimped on planning and prepping. But if follow the process and have realistic expectations, you’ll get your dream living space, maximizing “good” and minimizing “bad and ugly.”
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Making Your Dream Kitchen Wish List

What’s one of the essentials of a successful kitchen remodel? Having a well-made design strategy — and thinking through all the details before you jump in. We show you how to come up with a solid wish list to help you reach the project finish line with a smile...
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Kitchen Design's "Big 9" — and 1 Simple Trick to Remodel Satisfaction

When it comes to remodeling your kitchen, the seemingly endless choices are daunting. To skip unneeded worrying...
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How to Work WITH Your Kitchen Designer to Get the Living Space You Dreamed Of

We all know how it feels to start a new project. You’re so excited at the beginning — imagine all the possibilities! — that when the actual process is about to begin, the excitement turns to anxiety..
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Join us for a special food & drink tasting event with Sidon’s Charine Mourad, promoting Planned Pethood Inc!

On Thursday, October 24th Kitchen Design Plus will be hosting an event at our newly renovated showroom on Reynolds Road. Join us and 50 guests as Sidon’s head chef Charine Mourad walks us through a specially prepared four course Lebanese tasting menu and hand-selected wine pairings.
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9 Easy DIY Kitchen & Bath Projects to Try This Summer

Make life simpler and organize the most important living spaces in your home with these 9 super fun hacks you can do in a day.
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The Top 3 Tips for Timeless Kitchen Design in Toledo

So you’re about to embark on a kitchen remodel project. You’ve searched all around the Internet for the hottest kitchen trends. Maybe you’ve flipped through your HGTV and Better Homes & Gardens magazines and considered what the experts are describing as the best looks in kitchen design for 2018.
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Kitchen Design Plus Holds First Project Playhouse Build Event

On October 18th, local kitchen and bath remodelers Kitchen Design plus teamed up with the Maumee valley Habitat for Humanity to host a “Project Playhouse” build and fundraiser event. Employees, volunteers and the general public were all invited to participate in the fun filled day of food, games and family activities. The program is part of Habitat’s recent efforts to engage more local businesses on small scale projects.
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7 Cabinet Styles from Medallion to Inspire Your Kitchen Redesign

Prepare to Be Inspired. If there’s one thing we advocate here at Kitchen Design Plus, it’s careful planning before beginning a kitchen remodel project. That’s because you, your family and your friends are probably going to spend lots of time there.

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Kitchen Design Plus Hosting Habitat for Humanity “Project Playhouse” Build

As part of the Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity Project Playhouse, local company Kitchen Design Plus is hosting a Playhouse build project on October 18th. In addition to donating the cost of the playhouse, as well as the time for construction and painting, Kitchen Design Plus is opening the event to the public to encourage awareness and participation.

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5 Fabulous Kitchen Themes Featuring Homecrest Cabinets

Thinking about renovating your kitchen? There are so many options these days, so unless you’ve got your heart set on a specific style already, exploring the range of possibilities is a great idea to discover the best choice for you. The kitchen is, after all, one of your most frequently used rooms — obviously you want to love the space you’ll spend lots of time in.

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15 Ways to Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you’re just wheeling one into the center of your room, you’re seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop to chop veggies or stack your mail (we’re all guilty of that one).

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What are the Hottest Trends in Bathroom Design?

Renovating your bathroom is a big decision and the design is not only based on functionality but your personal taste and preferences.

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KDP Offering First Ever Kitchen Design Master Class

For the first time in their nearly 60-year history, local interior design firm Kitchen Design Plus will be offering a kitchen redesign master class for interested students.

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Spark Your Imagination with These Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

Adding an outdoor kitchen is a great way to add value to your home. It makes your house the place to be for gatherings with your friends and family.

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The Five Most Important Aspects to Consider in Your Bathroom Design

It sounds simple. You want a new or remodeled bathroom. You know you want a soaking tub, a huge shower with a rainfall faucet, a water closet and a double vanity.

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Contemporary Kitchen Design Elements That Will Make Your Kitchen Pop

Contemporary kitchen design elements complement modern automation features to give your home a futuristic feel that will stand the test of time.

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The Kitchen Backsplash Isn’t Just for Splashes Anymore

For many years the kitchen backsplash was simply something put on the wall at the edge of the countertop to catch grease or food splashes to protect the paint. Well we’ve come a long way baby in backsplash design!

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Why Every Woman Needs a Lady Cave

Man caves have been all the rage for years now and why not? Who doesn’t want an area of the house set aside as a retreat from the outside world?

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Flooring

Flooring Ideas – Icing on the Cake

Flooring gives the finishing touch to your new kitchen or bath design. It ties everything together. Depending on your likes, type of traffic, use for the room and overall design, the choices in flooring can be endless.

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Bathroom Gadgets & New Technology

You usually wouldn’t think of technology and bathroom in the same sentence. Technology in the bathroom used to be when

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What Type of Cabinets Are Best for Your Kitchen Remodel?

When remodeling or building, new cabinets take up a big chunk of the kitchen budget.

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Kitchen Storage – Is There Ever Enough?

Our kitchens are the focal point and hearts of our homes. It’s where your family gathers – and junk collects.

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What’s New in Kitchen Technology?

Remember when we thought The Jetsons was kind of out there with their robot sweeper? Hello Roomba! Now nothing seems impossible.

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6 Benefits of Natural Quartz Countertops

Quartz countertops are relatively new and are becoming extremely popular for their beauty and durability. Click for 6 benefits of quartz countertops.

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4 Unique Kitchen Lighting Ideas for Your Toledo Home

Many times when we think of kitchen lighting we remember the florescent lights of years ago. Remember the yellowish tinged lighting that was so bright?

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If You Don’t Have a White and Grey Kitchen – Why Not?

Redesigning your kitchen is a huge decision. You’re going to invest a lot of money and time and you’ll have to live with your decisions for quite awhile.

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Kitchen Design Doesn’t Really Happen in an Hour

We all love watching the design shows on HGTV. They have terrific designers that work with people to help them realize their dream home.

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How to Choose a Professional Kitchen Designer

When you’re deciding who to hire to cut your grass or fix your plumbing, it’s easy to ask a friend. However, many people are less familiar with redesigning their kitchen, so it may be harder to get a referral from someone you know.

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Are the Hottest Kitchen Design Trends Right for You?

We see a lot of kitchen design trends come and go over the years throughout Toledo. Remember the gold and avocado trend of the ‘70s? Or the country style of the ‘80s with rooster borders on the walls? Retro kitchens that were an homage to the ‘50s made an appearance in the early 2000s.

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