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Warm toned bathroom with travertine look,Trends in bathroom design - Teknika Kitchens and Baths

The bathroom has become a hub of innovative design. The bathroom was always the room where you could experiment, and now it is where you can investigate new trends in bathroom design.

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white custom kitchen with stainless appliances and shelving over the stove- Custom Kitchen Cost - Teknika Kitchens & Baths

The hardest part of determining a kitchen remodel in Philadelphia is estimating the custom kitchen cost. There is help. The good folks at Cost vs. Value do a national sweep of possible home projects and let us know by metro area the average cost of these projects. The Philadelphia metro area includes both the city and the immediate suburbs but does give us a good starting place on what to expect when you are remodeling to achieve your ideal custom kitchen.

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How much does it cost to remodel a bathroom in Philadelphia - Teknika Kitchens and Baths

The answer is expensive. Every year I like to update what it costs to remodel a bathroom in Philadelphia. I use Remodeling Magazine’s Cost vs. Value report. This report is updated every year around the country. I always look at the Philadelphia metro area costs. This includes the suburbs or Philadelphia and the city where costs do differ in terms of labor, with labor costs in Philadelphia being higher. However, we have found over the years that these costs are pretty accurate. There are two possible bath remodeling categories, midrange or upscale. Here are the details:

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How Custom Cabinets are Made

How are custom cabinets made? Teknika illustrates with these grey custom cabinets

Custom cabinets are expensive. The more custom the more expensive. However, what makes up most of the cost of any cabinet, and I would argue the most important part of the cabinet, is what you cannot see: the material that the box of the cabinet is made out of. This, how custom cabinets are made, is what determines how long they will last and how they will look after years of use.

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well-designed bathroom in Philadelphia - teknika kitchens and baths

Many Philadelphia homeowners feel that the kitchen is the most important room in the house when it comes to resale. However, studies have found that home buyers really think that a well-designed bathroom makes a home worth buying. While many house hunters are getting used to fabulous kitchens, bathrooms can still be an afterthought, so the truly marvelous stand out. Let’s examine how you can get your Philadelphia bathroom to be an inspirational design.

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Gray Customized kitchen cabinets

Customized kitchen cabinets are the stuff kitchen dreams are made of and with all dreams only some should and will come true. How do you decide?

3 Types of Kitchen Cabinets

First let me define the 3 different types of cabinetry: stock cabinets, semi-custom and custom cabinets. Teknika Kitchens and Baths only provides semi-custom and customized kitchen cabinets in our Philadelphia and Delaware County showrooms.

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