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Houzz Report: What’s Trending in Kitchens?   May 18th, 2016

Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, recently released some research that offers interesting insights into current trends in kitchen remodeling.

Multiple Purposes, Wide Open Spaces

Kitchens have always been a gathering place, but traditional, utilitarian kitchens are morphing to facilitate an informal, interactive lifestyle where people can cook …

Design Inspiration from the GSO Southern Ideal Home Show   April 8th, 2016

Marsh Kitchens featured the latest in kitchen design trends at the Greensboro Southern Ideal Home Show last weekend. From updated styles and finishes in cabinetry, to lighting and storage, visitors found inspiration in our designs. Get a taste of what we have to offer in the featured photos below.

Instead of reaching and rifling through those lower cabinets, let your storage com…

Marsh Kitchens on Charlotte Home Show 2016   February 12th, 2016

Visit us at booth #412 at the Southern Spring Home & Garden Show and find out what’s new at Marsh Kitchens. We are brimming with fresh ideas and inspiration and would love to share them with you. See you there!
Southern Spring Home & Garden Show (Booth #412)
February 26-28  and March 4-6, 2016
The Park Expo and Conference Center

Approaching a Kitchen Remodel like a Designer   January 19th, 2016

You may recall our kitchen remodel featured in Traditional Homes magazine of an estate in the High Point, NC area. Marsh Kitchens designer Melanie Plotkowski was at the forefront of this project, working alongside Charlotte based interior designer Lisa Mende. We asked Melanie what it was like to approach such a project: an older home in desperate need of a remodel, but with a turna

A Case for Laminate Countertops   January 15th, 2016

There is a tendency for people to turn up their nose at laminate countertops in favor of the ubiquitous granite or quartz. That’s a shame, because today’s laminates offer many advantages for all types of kitchens.

Laminate is by far the most frequently used material for kitchen countertops. Popular for its reasonable price, easy maintenance, and resistance to stains and scr…

Designing with Maple Cabinets   October 21st, 2015

Maple is one of the most common hardwoods used in kitchens today. Its affordability and strength make it a top choice for kitchen remodels, without breaking the bank.

Adaptable and Natural

American kitchens especially those in the South– are known for their elegant and naturalistic use of hardwoods. Many contemporary homes have brought the outdoors in, and maple lend…

5 Tips to an Affordable Kitchen Remodel   October 8th, 2015

What will it cost to remodel your kitchen? Perhaps less than you think. We’ve watched the endless home remodel shows, the kitchen makeovers, the chefs in their fancy “home” kitchens, and we’re totally inspired. But they convey a message that one must be ready to fork over a Brink’s truck full of black truffles to pay for a nice kitchen. Truth be told, there is a kitchen make…

Marsh Cabinets Featured in Traditional Home Magazine   September 24th, 2015

Marsh Kitchens was honored to be part of a dramatic kitchen makeover at the Terry House in High Point, North Carolina. Marsh Kitchens designer Melanie Plotkowski designed the layout and specified the cabinetry which serves as the foundation of the kitchen layout.
The revival of the Titanic-Era Tudor home  boasts a striking, geometric kitchen aimed at modern pragmatism. Inte…

Designing with Birch Cabinets   September 4th, 2015

Birch is an attractive hardwood that is popular for cabinets due to its strength, hardness and price, which is less than maple. The color ranges from warm white to creamy yellow and even some warm red tones.  It looks beautiful when left in a natural color, but it also takes stains well.

Good for Your Budget

Birch costs less than its more popular hardwood relative, maple, yet …

Childhood Kitchen Memories   August 19th, 2015

The kitchen is often one of the most under-appreciated areas of the house. If we actually look back and think about it, many of our fondest childhood memories happened in the kitchen. More and more families recognize the kitchen as the heart and soul of their home.
The kitchen is where families gather. Even when both parents are busy with their respective work, they often find a way to …