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Happy Easter and Weekend Hours

Happy Easter from your friends at Cabinets Plus!

Weekend Hours

Our showroom will be closed

Saturday, March 31st and Sunday, April 1st.

We will resume regular showroom hours

Monday, April 2nd at 9:00 a.m.

Glenview Master Bath – Before and After

After – relaxing master bath

 

This tranquil master bath was created with clean lines and soothing shades of gray.

  • Classic Calacatta floor tile
  • Porchswing stain on Cherry cabinets
  • Neutral stone countertop
  • Un-obtrusive chrome faucetry, accessories, and shower door
  • Deep soaking tub

 

It’s All in the Details

A few subtle changes can make all the difference in the use and enjoyment of a bathroom.  First, we re-routed the heat vent from the original awkward floor location to a new vent through the toe kick space. Second, we added a seat in the shower which also provides extra elbow room without altering the original shower layout. Next, the vanity height was increased for greater ease of use and more storage.  Finally, we reduced the tub deck size and removed the step.  The result is more floor space, cleaner lines, and less of a tripping hazard.

 

Before

How About Your Master Bath?

Working with a designer can help resolve your bathroom frustrations.  Visit Cabinets Plus to learn how we can help create a master bath retreat for you!

Open Kitchen Project in Palatine

Kitchen Remodel in Palatine

This chin-dropping kitchen renovation in Palatine illustrates just how dramatic removing a wall can be.  The existing dining room and kitchen each had one window.  We removed the wall between them and now both spaces benefit from the extra light and openness.  We removed the soffits to bring the cabinets right up to the ceiling.  This emphasizes the height of the room and provides more storage.  Additionally, the peninsula was replaced by a generous island. The result is an open floor plan with easy access to the kitchen from either side.

Finishes

We topped Mouser cabinetry with Caesarstone quartz countertops.  The perimeter cabinets are maple, painted a soft white, while the island cabinets are cherry, stained in rich Espresso.  Brushed stainless faucets and sinks tie in with the built in stainless appliances.  Also, everything rests on new white oak flooring which runs throughout the living spaces.

Palatine Kitchen renovation
Details

Seating at the island provides space for casual dining or chatting with the cook.  The beautiful island works hard, too, with a prep sink and microwave drawer.  There are glass front cabinets with lights on either side of the window. Under cabinet lights provide task lighting.  An updated appliance garage keeps favorite gadgets close at hand but behind doors.

Palatine Kitchen Renovation Before

Before photos with closed off kitchen.

Palatine Kitchen Rendering

3D Computer rendering illustrating the dramatic effect.

Not Sure About Taking Down Walls?

If you are considering a big change in your kitchen layout, it can be difficult to imagine how the result will look.  At Cabinets Plus, we offer detailed drawings and full color views of your new space to help. Call or visit our showroom to speak with a designer about your big ideas!

Welcoming Warmth: Arlington Heights Kitchen Remodel

Arlington Heights Kitchen Maple

We updated this kitchen in Arlington Heights with the warmth of stained wood and abundant light. It features maple cabinets with glaze, durable quartz countertops, built-in stainless steel appliances, vertical porcelain tile backsplash, and oak floors.

 

Arlington Heights Kitchen before and after
Updated Details

Though the layout had only minor changes, our clients are loving the updated look!

  • Clean, flat-panel doors replace the dated arched raised-panels.
  • We removed the soffits to accommodate full-height cabinets, adding storage and emphasizing the height of the room.
  • Beautiful moldings and built-in appliances create a refined look.
  • The lighting was upgraded to add under-cabinet lights, recessed can lights, and coordinating island and eating area light fixtures.
  • New oak flooring flows into the adjacent hall, office and dining room.

 

Arlington Heights Kitchen eating area
Design: Function and Style

The designer for the project, Melissa, created a clean lined and open kitchen, all while considering how her clients will use the space.

  • The peninsula was removed in favor of an island. This opens the kitchen to the eating area and adds space for two stools.
  • The knee wall separating the eating area from the family room was replaced with base cabinets and topped in quartz. This ties the eating area in with the rest of the kitchen, adds storage, and creates a buffet counter for the client to serve from or decorate.
  • The glass front cabinets offer space for the client to display special items.
  • The old refrigerator wall with its tiny countertop and closet pantry was unified into one long wall of tall storage, including two tall pullout pantry cabinets, built-in refrigerator and microwave.

 

Arlington Heights Kitchen detail
Challenges

Every design has its own challenges and there were two to overcome in this kitchen project. First, the wall between the closet and the refrigerator had to remain due to plumbing for the upstairs. To eliminate a stripe of drywall between the cabinetry, we used a tall wood filler to disguise it and maintain the beautiful long wall of maple. Secondly, the soffit above the refrigerator wall could only be partially removed. This was solved by cladding the front and bottom of the soffit in wood and crown molding and then mirroring the effect across the room over the sink. The overall result is a cohesive kitchen design that blends seamlessly into the adjoining rooms.

Come visit Cabinets Plus to see how the warmth of wood and other natural materials can make your kitchen feel just as inviting!

Holiday Wishes and Showroom Hours

Warm wishes for a happy and safe

Thanksgiving

– from our family to yours!

 

Cabinets Plus will be closed Thanksgiving, November 23rd,
Friday, November 24th,
and Saturday, November 25th.

 

Our regular showroom hours resume Monday, November 27th

Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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