Kitchen Remodel

Modern Kitchen Inspiration

Whether you’re looking for an authentic mid-century modern kitchen or a modern-inspired contemporary design, the modern style can transform your kitchen into a work of art.  Here’s a look at the history and design fundamentals of the modern kitchen.  Modern, Modernist, or Modern-ish? In day-to-day life, “modern” and “contemporary” mean the same thing. In the… read more

How to Improve your Galley Kitchen

The galley kitchen is a polarizing design. To some people, it’s a sleek and hyper-efficient use of space. To others, it’s a compromise, a way to make the best of a tiny kitchen.  You either love or hate galley kitchens. Unfortunately, many of the folks who hate them are stuck living with one anyway. But… read more

Transitional Kitchen Design Kitchen Island Inspiration

An island adds value to your kitchen and your home as well as improving the function and liveliness of your kitchen. It can be as simple as an extra counter right where you need one, or it can take on the heaviest work in the kitchen with an island-mounted range and prep sink. The island… read more

What is the Best Type of Flooring for a Kitchen?

We ask a lot of our kitchen floors. The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in the house, if not the busiest. It’s where more spills happen of hot and cold liquids, and it’s where you’ll find the most crumbs. It’s a  place where hungry kids and pets like to hang out because that’s… read more

Is That Remodeling Project Going to Give You The Best ROI?

Cost vs. Value of Remodeling in 2019 Are you thinking about remodeling but don’t know which project to start with? One smart way to narrow down your options is to focus on the ones with the highest ROI, adding the maximum value to your home at the best price. Given the current state of the… read more

How to Plan a Kitchen Remodel

Considering breaking ground on your fantasy kitchen? We can’t blame you – visions of cooking with family, entertaining friends, and dazzling loved ones with a brand new, state-of-the-art kitchen are hard to resist. You aren’t alone. According to the National Association of Home Builders, the kitchen remains the most popular room to remodel. For good… read more

How to Get Your Remodel Started and Finished in 2018

You’ve heard the nightmare remodel stories from your friends – how the contractor promised that kitchen remodel would only take three weeks, and it took three months instead. You’ve heard about permits taking forever to pull, cabinets that never showed up, and walls painted horrid lime green because someone wrote down the wrong swatch. Now… read more

How to Prepare for a Home Remodel in 2018

You’ve spent 2017 gushing over your best friend’s kitchen remodel and watching your neighbor’s home transform with a gorgeous room addition. Even though you’ve been liking all those Before and After remodel pics on Facebook, something else in your heart has been stirring. You’ve got a touch of remodel envy. Don’t worry, it’s perfectly normal…. read more

How to Show Off Your Remodeled Kitchen with The Humble Brag

Investing in a kitchen remodel is a big deal. It’s something that many homeowners spend years dreaming about and saving up for. The process itself can be challenging. It’s definitely worth the result, but you’ll have to deal with workers banging and drilling away in your home and a non-functioning kitchen for a few months…. read more

How to Choose the Best Floor Style for Your Kitchen

For many families, the kitchen is the heart of the home. This isn’t just where you slice and dice veggies or whip up pancakes for breakfast. This is where the family gathers to chat, where you relax after a long day with a glass of wine, and where you and your partner put together amazing… read more

Get The Fix on Kitchen and Bathroom Fixtures

When it comes to kitchen and bathroom remodels, fixtures are one of the most underestimated design elements. With even subtle changes, you can shift a room’s mood, theme, and visual flow. Replace outdated faucets, lighting, and hardware for a quick, easy refresh, or restore old ones to add vintage charm. The versatility of bathroom and… read more

Kitchen Automation: The Future is Here

First it was smart phones. Then smart watches. Now the world of automated, accessible-from-anywhere devices has entered the kitchen. Just as they’ve revolutionized the way we communicate and track our fitness, smart devices are poised to change the way you cook, clean, and store things in the most important room in the house. Here’s a… read more

Are High-End Appliances Worth the Price?

Replacing appliances is a major part of most home remodels (especially kitchens and laundry rooms). There are a near endless array of options available to suit most budgets, but is it worth spending the extra money on premium, high-end appliances like the offerings from Wolf, Sub-Zero, and Thermadore? For the most part, when people purchase… read more

How to Have the Best Experience With Your Designer

Whether small kitchen or large, the level of satisfaction that it brings you depends on many factors in design and layout which are often overlooked. For your cozy kitchen remodel, maximize the use of every corner and drawer to ensure your small kitchen is as efficient as it can be. With the professionals of Kaminskiy… read more

Sergei Discusses Kitchen Trends for 2015

The expert kitchen remodelers at Kaminskiy Design and Remodeling, winners of the prestigious Houzz best remodeler award, discusses the latest in remodeling trends for 2015.  Overall the current trend is geared towards functionality and comfort. Sergei Kaminskiy owner of Kaminskiy Design and Remodeling says, “today more and more families are opting to remodel their home… read more

Kitchen Style Guide: 13 Design Styles Explained

A major kitchen remodel is more than an update or a facelift, it’s a chance to completely reinvent your kitchen, to start from scratch in a new style. Your kitchen can be a bold expression of your aesthetic tastes and culinary interests, or a timeless, traditional space, or anything in between. Traditional Kitchens Maybe the… read more

An Organized Home is a Pleasant Home!

Glamour Made Easy! A highly functioning home can mean many differences to a modern family trying to keep up with the ever-increasing demands of work and play.  When the home provides a supportive, clean and organized environment from which to begin each day, everything seems easier and the evenings are that much more pleasant.  Have… read more

Homeowners Choose Eco-Friendly Products for a Kitchen Remodel to Save Money

Today’s manufacturers offer many great products for kitchen remodels that not only integrate with technology, but have environmental benefits. Flooring and countertops are made of recycled materials or sustainable products, while appliances can be more energy-efficient and cut down on utility use. Homeowners are encouraged to check out modern options prior to a home remodel… read more

Small Kitchen Remodel Ideas for 2016

Sergei Kaminskiy owner of Kaminskiy Design and Remodeling of San Diego has some tips for small kitchen remodeling.  If you have a small kitchen in your condo or suburban home, there are still a lot of things you can do to make it look bigger and more functional. Here are just a few ideas that… read more