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Who’s behind Kitchen Magician and Holiday Greetings

December 10, 2015

Did you know that the Kitchen Magician is purely a family operated business? My wife Carola, takes care of all the “dreaded” paperwork and many little facets of running a business. My stepson, Jordon, is the only installer besides myself. He has been working with me for 7 years and is really becoming a master at what he does. He is currently going to UFV to obtain two degrees in…

A Functional Kitchen Pantry

December 01, 2015

We recently worked on a project that solved a big problem for the client: Kathy had a tough time getting into her pantry and had items she hadn’t used years because of this. When I took a look, I also noticed there was a lot of wasted space between each shelf. So to maximize space and gain complete accessibility, we installed full extension pull-outs. These are full extension drawer tracks…

Bathroom Vanity Transformation

November 06, 2015

This was a fun project where the customer wanted us to change the look and the function of their bathroom vanity. You can see in the before photo that it’s quite outdated and the function is very limited with a two door option. We decided to keep the two doors but make them smaller and add four drawers to maximize the space and add to the overall look of the…

How to Clean Newly Refaced Kitchen and Bathroom Doors

November 02, 2015

“What cleaning products do I use to clean the doors?” After we complete a kitchen or bathroom vanity refacing, this is a very common question. Cleaning your new cabinet doors with the right products is essential for durability and longevity. I always tell customers to use warm soapy water and some “good old elbow grease”. If you need to use something stronger, I recommend adding some vinegar to the water….

How to Spend Less on Upgrades When Selling Your Home

October 07, 2015

Worried about spending money on upgrades you won’t get back? You are not alone. We often hear that comment from homeowners who know they need to do some upgrades before putting the house on the market. Most do not trust a realtor’s advice, thinking a realtor would love you to spend whatever it takes to ensure a quick sale. After all, it’s not their money. We hope this information will…

Top 10 Tips for preparing your home for sale

October 01, 2015

Drawing on our own experience, and the experience of the many realtors, our designers and trades people, we have put together our top 10 list of the most important do’s and don’ts of getting a house ready to sell. Many of these only cost elbow grease. The others need not cost much if well thought out. First on our list, and the one with the least cost and absolutely highest…