Kitchen Remodeling

Kitchen remodeling ideas and related tips, news, and information to help you get inspired and help you plan your new kitchen remodel.

Forget Cookie Cutter Kitchens. Remodel for What You Love!

Updated 2020, originally published in August 2015: Granite and quartz counters, islands, and stainless steel continue to be popular with homeowners remodeling their kitchens in Northern Virginia, Suburban Maryland, and Washington DC.  While remodeling using design approaches, materials, and appliances that appeal to most people may help improve your home's resale value, Metro Building [...]

Oops! 3 Things That Bust Kitchen Remodeling Budgets

When you decide to remodel your kitchen, it’s because you need it to work more efficiently for your family’s lifestyle and you want it to look beautifully updated. You understand that quality remodeling and top-notch customer service don’t come at bargain basement prices, but you don’t want to write a blank check either. That’s [...]

The Universal Appeal of Universal Design

Home buying and remodeling trends show that many homeowners have a strong desire to stay in their own homes for as long as possible as they age. Incorporating the features of “Universal Design” into a home remodeling project will broaden its accessibility, usability and safety and create living spaces that are more welcoming to [...]

12 Factors Impacting Kitchen Remodel Costs

These are 12 areas in which you will need to make decisions and that impact the cost of your kitchen remodeling project. Knowing them and their relative impact will help you understand how your decisions affect your remodeled kitchen’s cost. At Metro, we work with you every step of the way, providing you information [...]

March 8th, 2018|Categories: Kitchen Remodeling, Remodeling Costs|

A New Year, A Fresh Start for Kitchen and Bath Ideas

It’s only January, but we’ve already abandoned our resolution to be more organized. How about you? So instead of talking about ways to sort and file all your stuff, we’ll give you some fresh ideas for making your life easier by updating your kitchen and bath fixtures and appliances. Each year, the National Kitchen [...]