Kitchen Remodeling

All the latest tips & tricks, news articles, and ideas from RiverOak Cabinetry & Design.

2018 Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Now more than ever, kitchen remodeling in Wheaton is an important facet in achieving your dream home. From countertops to appliances to flooring, the world of kitchens is constantly changing and evolving, and River Oak Cabinetry wants to be there for you every step of the way. If you’re in need of kitchen remodeling in […]

By |June 6th, 2018|Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on 2018 Kitchen Remodeling Trends

KITCHEN WASTE: OUR PICK FOR THE PERFECT GARBAGE DISPOSAL

There was a time when the perfect disposal was a goat, pig or possibly a growing teenaged boy.  But thanks to InSinkErator® located in Racine, WI, and more specifically John Hammes, the inventor, we have a quiet, clean way to dispose of food waste.  Mr. Hammes developed the garbage disposal in 1927 for his wife.  […]

By |November 13th, 2017|Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on KITCHEN WASTE: OUR PICK FOR THE PERFECT GARBAGE DISPOSAL

WHICH IS ‘BETTER’, GRANITE OR QUARTZ?

 

Granite and quartz are fantastic counter top products.  Either choice is a good one!  Below is a brief discussion of both products.

Granite is a completely natural product.  It is quarried from the earth.  Once mined, it is cut down to manageable sizes and polished to a smooth finish.  The value of a certain type of […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on WHICH IS ‘BETTER’, GRANITE OR QUARTZ?

Stunning & Spectacular in Naperville

In this remodel, the homeowners combined two existing rooms, the kitchen and dining room, into one large kitchen space.  They repurposed their living room into a luxurious room for entertaining and dining.  The before picture is a view from the adjacent family room where the header, 1/2 wall and wall joining the kitchen and dining […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Stunning & Spectacular in Naperville

Gracious ‘Greige’ in Naperville

One of today’s most trendsetting looks was chosen for this kitchen. The earthy ‘greige’ cabinet is a combination of beige/brown and grey. Warm tones combined with a stained cabinet still shows the grain of the wood. This perimeter cabinetry is our custom Amish line, and the maple wood was finished with a grey wash and […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Gracious ‘Greige’ in Naperville

River Oak Cabinetry and Pets: Remodeling with Animals

We are a pet friendly company.  Our company mascot is Sammi, the owners’ dog.  Sammi is a female Vizsla (vizh-la), also known as a Hungarian Pointer.  She doesn’t visit jobsites, but occasionally she comes to our showroom with Patty just for fun or for comfort during impending foul weather as she can get a little […]

By |August 16th, 2016|Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Uncategorized|Comments Off on River Oak Cabinetry and Pets: Remodeling with Animals

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: Marinated Pork Tenderloin and Strawberry Ice

 

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS is a column that appears in our quarterly newsletter along with project highlights, new kitchen and bath product information or trends, and other interesting tidbits. DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS recipes have all been used by our staff and deemed worthy of repeating. If you would like to receive our newsletter, please contact Laurie@riveroakcabinetry.com.

 

Summer grilling and […]

By |July 7th, 2016|Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: Marinated Pork Tenderloin and Strawberry Ice

Is yellow a tricky color to work with?

Yellow is one of the easiest colors to see from a distance hence taxis being yellow. In racing, a yellow flag signals caution. “Tie a yellow ribbon ‘round the old oak tree”, sang Tony Orlando in the 70s, to send a message about romance. Yellow ribbons in hair and around trees have also become a […]

By |May 10th, 2016|Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Is yellow a tricky color to work with?

BUILDING PERMITS: THE PROCESS AND THE BENEFITS

Building codes are sets of regulations governing the design, construction, alteration, and maintenance of structures. They specify the minimum requirements to adequately safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of building occupants. The regulation of building construction is not a recent development. It can be traced back in recorded history as far as 4000 years ago. […]

By |April 20th, 2016|Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on BUILDING PERMITS: THE PROCESS AND THE BENEFITS

HOUZZ LOVES RIVER OAK CABINETRY!

 

 

 

Houzz.com does love River Oak Cabinetry!  We are the proud recipients of the 2016 Best of Houzz award for Service.  What does it mean?  It means our customers are very satisfied with the service they received during their project and completed a review on Houzz.  We were bestowed this award on January 11, 2016.  A […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on HOUZZ LOVES RIVER OAK CABINETRY!