6 Galley Kitchen Design Ideas & Solutions
Galley kitchens aren’t often a choice; it’s the kitchen we get when we purchase our house. That doesn’t mean it has to be a negative feature. Our designer Wael Bakr shared some of his design solutions to make a galley kitchen work, and work well.
Laurysen Wins 5 NKBA 2022 Design Excellence Awards
Laurysen designers walked away with an impressive five 2022 Design Excellence Awards at the recent National Kitchen and Bath Association gala. Organized by the Ottawa chapter of the NKBA, the awards honoured top creative achievements in kitchen and bath design.
Laurysen Helps Raise Over $40k for Ronald McDonald House Charities
As a Power Hour Sponsor at the 1st annual Corus Radiothon, Laurysen proudly raised money for Ronald McDonald House Charities Ottawa (RMHCO). This cause is near and dear to our hearts, and all proceeds help provide a safe place for local families caring for seriously ill children. Donate today!
How To Choose The Right Bathtub For Your Bathroom Renovation
When you’re planning your bathroom renovation, you want to make the most of the space and everything in it. When customers ask us how to choose the best bathroom vanity, our team knows that making the right decision is about considering the harmony of every piece in the room. Especially your bathtub.
Can I Have Light Kitchen Cabinets With Dark Floors?
We get lots of requests for bright white kitchens, but many of our customers are also interested in something a little bolder or that works with the dark floors in the rest of the home. We suggest combining the brightness of light cabinets with dark kitchen floors.
Freestanding vs. Built-In Bathtubs: Pros and Cons
Looking for a new bathtub? You have one major choice ahead: freestanding or built-in? Learn the pros and cons of each to help you decide which is best for you.
Laurysen Kitchens Looking Beyond 50
After fifty years of continued growth, family-run Laurysen Kitchens has big plans, including expansion—a feature article from Wood Industry Magazine.
Why Wood? Wooden Countertops and their Pros and Cons
Over the past few years, we’ve continued to see interest in wooden countertops. Wood can capture that natural look while still giving off a modern vibe; plus, it’s more affordable. But wooden countertops do have drawbacks. Here are all the pros and cons.
Kitchen Countertops: Which One Is Right For You?
When the time comes to start a kitchen renovation, our clients get really excited about custom cabinets and new countertops. It’s easy to understand why—they’re very noticeable, and there’s a wide variety of beautiful options out there. Aside from looking chic, kitchen countertops need to be practical. They can be made of different materials, some of […]
2022 Faces Magazine Award – Laurysen Wins Best Cabinets
We are excited to announce that (once again!) Laurysen Kitchens was named Ottawa’s favourite cabinet company. This 2022 Faces Magazine Award is especially meaningful because it’s the second consecutive year we’ve won in the Best Cabinets category. “It’s an honour to be recognized by the people of Ottawa who we work with every day,” says Harley Wallin, […]
Avoid These Common Kitchen Design Mistakes
Your kitchen is one of the most used rooms in your home. It’s a social centre, it sometimes serves as a home office, but most importantly it’s where we store and prepare our food. Every minute of our hectic day is precious, and cooking healthy, delicious food takes time. A good kitchen design can help […]
Open Shelving vs. Kitchen Cabinets: Which Is Better?
To address the long-standing open shelving vs. cabinets debate, we have delved into the pros and cons of each and offer some creative options if you want the best of both worlds.