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Choosing the Right Cabinet Materials and Styles

Tommy Mitchell

In a previous post, I shared in some detail what goes into the construction of cabinets. How can you make sure you are choosing the right materials for the style of cabinet you are looking for? What materials go into a ...

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Cabinet Construction: What’s Behind the Door?

Tommy Mitchell

Choosing cabinets for your remodel or new custom home can be so much fun. You are deciding on an overall style – raised panel, craftsman, slab, or shaker – just to name a few. You ...

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Kitchen Design Shapes To Get the Island You've Always Wanted

Tommy Mitchell

An island is often at the top of the list of changes homeowners want to make when they renovate a kitchen. But is there room for an island, even in your redesign? If you shoehorn ...

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How to choose between custom cabinetry vs. semi-custom vs. mass-produced cabinets

Tommy Mitchell

How much help do you really need to pick out the right cabinets for your kitchen, bath, laundry room, or other areas of your home where renovation will involve cabinetry? Can’t ...

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A Classic Home, Reimagined

Tommy Mitchell

The design/build team here at Mitchell Construction Group recently undertook a major renovation project that required imagination, attention to detail, and meticulous ...

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Expert Advice to Prepare Your Home for Renovation Construction

Tommy Mitchell

There is no getting around the fact that a home renovation project will take your family out of its normal routines. The good news is you can minimize that disruption with a ...

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How to choose the best interior paint colors for your home

Tommy Mitchell

The most exciting part of a home renovation or new home construction for many people is to put on those finishing touches. When you are choosing the interior paint colors, you are ...

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Top 10 tech trends for a connected and smart home

Tommy Mitchell

Technology has changed everything, including our homes. Just think about it — not long ago, locking your doors at night meant going through the house and physically checking all ...

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The top custom home design ideas that make your new home special

Tommy Mitchell

You have lived in enough homes that were not built to your specifications to know what you don’t like. It might be a poor layout on the main floor that leaves you feeling boxed ...

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Space planning for interior design styles and ideas you'll love

Tommy Mitchell

“This space just does not work for us anymore.” That statement is one of the main reasons homeowners come to us for a renovation project. To fix an unworkable space, designers ...

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The most exciting plumbing trends in kitchen and bathroom design

Tommy Mitchell

While the phrase “plumbing trends” may not set your heart to fluttering, the end results of a kitchen or bath remodeling project often highlight the exciting results of those ...

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The custom home construction timeline from concept to completion

Tommy Mitchell

There is something about the opportunity to build a custom home. You are starting with your unique dreams and expectations, and have a blank canvas to turn those dreams into ...

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Why Details Matter: The Importance of Renovation Pre-Project Planning

Tommy Mitchell

The pandemic has created a home remodeling and renovation boom that has many contractors struggling to keep up with demand. As a result, some are rushing through the planning and ...

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11 Remodeling Ideas to Make Your Small Kitchen Feel Larger

Tommy Mitchell

Kitchen makeovers are, far and away, one of the most popular home remodeling projects because they are often the heart of any home, where family and friends gather for a wide ...

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Home Remodeling Ideas for Better Holiday Entertaining

Tommy Mitchell

The holidays are a time for family and friends to gather, celebrate, reminisce, and look ahead to the New Year and a brighter future. For some homeowners, it’s also a stressful ...

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11 kitchen color schemes you’ll love every day

Tommy Mitchell

Kitchens are by far the most popular room in the home for remodeling and renovation. It can be the most fun and most challenging all at the same time because of the number of ...

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How to Prioritize Home Renovations in a Multi-Stage Project

Tommy Mitchell

We all find ourselves frustrated from time to time when faced with the dilemma of reconciling what we want with what we need, or perhaps more accurately, what we can afford. The ...

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Top ways to renovate your home floor plan for improved function and uses

Tommy Mitchell

If there was one thing the pandemic was good for, it was helping homeowners discover every poor design element and floor plan weakness in their homes. As people spent more and ...

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7 smart steps to making a kitchen organized, functional, and fun

Tommy Mitchell

Remodeling a kitchen is a lot more than just new cabinets and appliances and a different color scheme. Effectively renovating a kitchen for more functional efficiency requires a ...

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5 characteristics of a great home renovation dream team

Tommy Mitchell

Home renovation and remodeling projects come in all shapes and sizes, but except for the very simplest, virtually all of them require structural and aesthetic changes. Some ...

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Optimize Kitchen Storage Space to Improve Your Lifestyle

Tommy Mitchell

“What am I going to do with all this kitchen storage space?” said no one, ever. As a design/build construction firm with years of experience designing and building kitchens, one ...

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13 Different Ways to Remodel Your Kitchen - Must Read

Tommy Mitchell

The kitchen is the central hub, the heart, of almost every home. Even people who aren’t especially fond of cooking use their kitchens for a multitude of activities – whether it’s ...

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What’s New In Design.

Nadine Gauthier

In 2018 it seemed like the world fell in love with farmhouse interiors and bright and white kitchens that took over everyone’s homes. While we’re still loving this look, 2019 is ...

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Open Concept Remodel.

Nadine Gauthier

This once cramped and poorly functioning kitchen was converted into a gorgeous, bright, and airy space that is perfectly suited for a large and active family. The existing kitchen ...

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