Tips, Kitchen| November 5, 2021

Don’t Make These Kitchen Island Design Mistakes

Additional countertop space and storage sounds delightful, but poor kitchen island design can lead to headaches and costly repairs if you’re not careful. Avoid these common design mishaps and plan the perfect island for your space.

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Common Kitchen Design Problems & How A Designer Can Help
Tips, Kitchen| October 5, 2021

7 Common Kitchen Design Problems & How A Designer Can Help

The kitchen should be the most optimally designed room in your home. Unfortunately, this often isn’t the case. Learn about kitchen design issues we commonly see and how a designer can work with you to solve them.

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Guide To Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles, Types, Materials & Installation
Tips, Kitchen| October 1, 2021

Guide To Kitchen Cabinet Door Styles, Types, Materials & Installation

Cabinet doors are one of the most striking components of a kitchen remodel. Our experts have prepared a comprehensive guide to popular cabinet door styles. Discover what makes each one unique.

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Buyer’s Guide To Textured Melamine Cabinets
Tips| August 25, 2021

Buyer’s Guide To Textured Melamine Cabinets

Due to its durability and the vast selection of options available, textured melamine is a popular trend for kitchen cabinets. Discover the reasons why designers and homeowners alike are choosing this finish today.

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Blue Notte Kitchen
Tips, Kitchen| May 18, 2021

The Making of an Award-Winning Kitchen Design: Blue Notte

Laurysen’s Caroline Castrucci discusses what went into a contemporary kitchen design that earned a Greater Ottawa Home Builders’ Association (GOHBA) 2020 Housing Design Award.

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Contrast Dark and Light Elements to Achieve Balance
Tips, Kitchen| April 9, 2021

How to Decide Between Light or Dark Kitchen Cabinets

Kitchen cabinet colour defines the look and feel of the heart of your home. Discover the benefits and drawbacks of choosing light vs. dark cabinets.

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Solid Wood Cabinet Material
Tips, Kitchen| November 18, 2020

Pros & Cons Of Kitchen Cabinet Materials

Looking for new kitchen cabinets? Take a look at 7 of the most trendy kitchen cabinets and their pros and cons. Find out which cabinet makes the most sense for your style and budget.

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Quartz Countertop Ottawa
Tips, Kitchen| October 9, 2020

Should I Choose Quartz, Granite Or Marble Kitchen Countertops?

Trying to figure which countertop material is going perfectly to match your kitchen’s design? Learn about quartz, granite and marble and how they can each impact your home.

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How To Start Decluttering Your Home?
Tips, Closets and Storage| March 11, 2020

How To Start Decluttering Your Home

Decluttering and organizing your home frees up space and saves you time every day! Check out these 10 tips to start decluttering your home.

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Custom vs Semi vs Prefab Cabinets
Tips, Kitchen| March 5, 2020

The Difference Between Custom vs. Semi vs. Prefab Kitchen Cabinets

Cabinet shopping and not sure which will complete your kitchen? Find out the difference between custom, semi and prefab kitchen cabinets and which is best.

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Tips, Kitchen| August 9, 2019

7 Methods For Living Without a Kitchen – Home Renovations

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] At last – the plan is in place and construction is about to begin on your dream kitchen. Now there’s a new challenge to face: how are you going to survive without a kitchen for the several weeks or months the project will take? Most people can’t afford to rely on restaurants and take […]

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Tips| November 16, 2018

Our Own Caroline Castrucci Talks Kitchens on CFRA’s “Experts on Call”

Our own Caroline Castrucci stopped by CFRA’s “Experts on Calls” to talk about kitchens and answer questions from across the city about Laurysen and design your dream space.

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