Kitchen Remodeling

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

Who Do We Work With?


Here at River Oak Cabinetry, we work with an array of clients that have different needs when it comes to their kitchen and bath remodel. No matter what you need, we focus on creative and timely results. We make sure to listen to what you want out of your kitchen or bath remodel. We understand […]

By |November 6th, 2015|Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who Do We Work With?

Smartest Remodeling Tips

When you are looking into renovating your home, it is good to make sure that the remodels you decide to do will pay off in the long run. Investing money in your home seems like it should always be a good idea, but some renovations will not actually add value to your home. For example, […]

By |October 30th, 2015|Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Smartest Remodeling Tips

Find Your Style Inspiration

One of the first steps in remodeling is to determine your style. Do you want traditional, transitional or contemporary? Do you like stained or painted cabinetry? Would you like lighter or darker finishes? Do you like chrome, brushed nickel or oil rubbed bronze hardware and plumbing fixtures?

Looking at photos of kitchens and baths is one […]

By |July 10th, 2015|Bathroom Remodeling, Gallery, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Find Your Style Inspiration

Freshen Up Your Footprint

This Naperville kitchen received a nice update staying within its existing footprint. Keeping a kitchen within the existing footprint is a good way to control costs on a kitchen remodel. Keeping appliances in their existing locations and cabinets covering the same floor space helps save valuable remodeling dollars that can be used elsewhere. If existing […]

By |June 30th, 2015|Gallery, Kitchen Remodeling, Kitchens|Comments Off on Freshen Up Your Footprint

Shaker Style With Contemporary Flair







The crisp white painted maple cabinetry, under cabinet lighting, Blueflower granite, and contemporary pendants make this kitchen a delight to come home to.









The marble backsplash tile is visible behind the custom hood from countertop to ceiling. The molding of the cabinetry and hood stand out beautifully with this design. The glass accent tile is framed […]

By |May 27th, 2015|Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Shaker Style With Contemporary Flair

Your Guide to Paint Swatches

When we decide to repaint a room, we generally have an idea of what color we are looking for, right? From there, you go to the paint store to look at swatches to find the exact color you are envisioning. When looking you may ignore the LRV numbers listed on the swatches, but learning what […]

By |May 11th, 2015|Bathroom Remodeling, Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on Your Guide to Paint Swatches

What’s New at River Oak Cabinetry & Design?

We are pleased to announce our new, custom line of Amish-made cabinetry. We have had the notion for some time but wanted to find the right manufacturer, so great care was taken to research and critique various manufacturers in terms of quality, customer service and pricing.

The line we chose offers quality, customization, product consistency, customer […]

By |May 1st, 2015|Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on What’s New at River Oak Cabinetry & Design?

River Oak Cabinetry: Peninsula v. Island

Do you have a peninsula? Do you wish you had an island? How about the other way around; have an island but think a peninsula would work better? The latter is rarely the case. People want islands! Is it the term? The word ‘island’ is positive for most…heck, even the passengers and crew of […]

By |April 14th, 2015|Kitchen Remodeling|Comments Off on River Oak Cabinetry: Peninsula v. Island

River Oak Cabinetry: Key Tips For Success With Kitchen Remodeling In Naperville

As a leading provider of kitchen remodeling in Naperville, the team at River Oak Cabinetry & Design has extensive experience helping our clients get the kitchen spaces they want, on time and on budget. When working with our team of experts, we will partner with you throughout the process to ensure that we have a […]

By |April 18th, 2014|Kitchen Remodeling|0 Comments

Naperville Kitchen Remodeling: Please get rid of my soffits!

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Like the 1970s faux brick and bald eagle wallpaper, the soffit is something people want to have removed from their kitchens.  It seems to be wasted space to many homeowners.  A great place to hang a clock….or any number of collections until you’ve just had enough!  You want it gone.

Most often there is […]

By |March 31st, 2014|Kitchen Remodeling|0 Comments