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Kitchen

3 Helpful Tips for Better Kitchen Organization

Whether planning on gutting your kitchen and starting from scratch or simply updating your existing cabinetry, here are 3 accessories that are necessary in any kitchen remodel.

A Pot Filler – A Luxury Plumbing Fixture Designed for Cooking with Ease

A Pot Filler Luxury Plumbing Fixture Designed for Cooking with Ease. The density of water is a bit over eight pounds per gallon. Bet you have said to yourself “Sheesh, how heavy is this pot?” as you’re struggling to get from the sink to the stove. Just imagine the struggle as you’re preparing a meal … Continued

Kohler Smart Divide Apron Front Sink

Want a kitchen sink that is elegant yet warm, functional yet durable? Consider the Kohler Whitehaven Self-Trimming Smart Divide apron front sink. With your sink being one of the most visible and used items in your kitchen, requiring that it be tenacious but stylish is a request we hear a lot from our homeowners during … Continued

Kitchen Range Hoods

The purpose of a range hood in your kitchen is to increase the air quality throughout the home that is otherwise filled with smoke, grease, scents and steam from cooking. Yes, having a carbon monoxide detector is great to warn you of a problem, but a range hood actually prevents the issue by giving your … Continued

Kitchen Double Islands

Tired are the days of the dead end kitchen layouts. You know, the “once you’re in you are stuck there”, “one way in one way out”. So what are you to do with all that space once you have decided to bring the walls down? Double kitchen islands have been our suggestion to clients, and … Continued

Finding You Design Style: Kitchen Trends of 2017

Whether you’re designing your kitchen to match the decor of other rooms, or planning your whole home’s look around the kitchen, you can make it a beautiful reflection of your personal style. Even if you aren’t interested in gutting your kitchen and starting from scratch with a new design and layout, there are a few … Continued

How Can a Design-Build Remodeling Company Help with My Kitchen?

Sometimes, when something seems too good to be true, it is. But, NOT in this case. At CQC Home it’s simple – we design it… and then… we build it. But why? As one of the top home remodelers and kitchen remodeling companies in Durham, NC, have come across several things over the past decade … Continued

Retro Renovations – Antique Vintage Farmhouse Kitchen Sink

It’s not uncommon to hear “Modern Farmhouse” these days. Thanks to shows like “Fixer Upper” with Joanna Gaines, we all want shabby chic, farmhouse, shiplap everywhere! A vintage farmhouse sink — it needed some love, but had great lines and was such a statement piece for the time period of this home from the 1920’s. … Continued

Choosing a Kitchen Countertop

Granite or Quartz? Get tips on how to find the right countertop for your kitchen remodel. At CQC Home, our designers have noticed that about half our clients select a granite countertop, while the other half chooses a quartz countertop. Counters are one of the most hotly debated selection items. Don’t believe us? Just watch … Continued

Install Skylights to Brighten and Open Up Your Home

Installing skylights into your home is a very bright idea! Not only do they look beautiful, but they bring in natural lighting helping, conserve energy and brighten up any room. The two main types of skylights that CQC Home installs are Fixed and Operable skylights. These skylights can be placed in any area of your … Continued

Farmhouse Kitchen Sinks

Farmhouse sinks are an amazing way to add a sort of rustic charm to any kitchen. Farmhouse sinks are deeper than typical stainless steel undermount or topmount sinks. This makes washing larger pots, bowls and cookware easier. There are also two different options when it comes to sectioning off your sink. You can have one … Continued

Ferguson Spotlight: Kitchen

Ferguson Bath, Kitchen, and Lightening Gallery is the place to get the newest, and most ground breaking products and features. Quite naturally, we at CQC Home have joined forces with them, making our selection process and jobs so much easier with the outstanding products available for our clients. Over the next few weeks, I will … Continued