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How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel

How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel

Back to Blog How to Survive a Kitchen Remodel There comes a time in every homeowner’s life in which it’s finally time to get that dream kitchen. Maybe it’s to celebrate a new job. Maybe your kids have finally left the nest—you need a new kitchen for hosting dinner...

What to Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen

What to Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen

  Back to Blog What to Consider When Remodeling a Kitchen A kitchen remodel is a big undertaking. The stakes are high—the rewards tremendous. But what should you consider when planning a kitchen remodel? This is where an experienced kitchen designer can add...

Design Guide: Fall / Winter 2021

Design Guide: Fall / Winter 2021

Back to Blog We invite you to dive into home design trends, news, and inspiration with our latest Design Guide! In this edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide, we touch on the new normal we are living in and how design enthusiasm has not slowed! Plus, we...

Guide to Choosing Cabinets

Guide to Choosing Cabinets

Back to Blog Guide to Choosing Cabinets LED lighting? Kitchen cabinet on wheels? Storage racks and baskets? The guide to choosing cabinets these days is equal parts creativity and construction. It’s helpful to keep in mind certain kitchen cabinet buying tips. Consumer...

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Chicago?

How Much Does a Bathroom Remodel Cost in Chicago?

Back to Blog Let's cut to the chase, shall we? The total bathroom remodeling cost can be anything you want it to be. It ultimately depends on your aspirations and how much wiggle room there is in your budget. Sure, you could skimp on quality to save money, but what's...

Design Guide: Spring | Summer | 2021

Design Guide: Spring | Summer | 2021

  Back to Blog In this edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide, we admire a few memorable recent home remodels, we celebrate our team's impressive accomplishments, and we welcome new faces to our team!  We hope you can appreciate all this issue has to...

Drury Design Team Earns Five NKBA Accreditations

Drury Design Team Earns Five NKBA Accreditations

Back to Blog A Standard That Sets Designers Apart The NKBA, National Kitchen and Bath Association, developed industry credential programs to recognize designers at varying levels of expertise. Five Drury designers have earned prestigious credentials with the National...

How Will a Kitchen Renovation Affect Your Home Value?

How Will a Kitchen Renovation Affect Your Home Value?

Back to Blog Kitchen Remodeling Costs and Factors Kitchens are an incredibly popular remodeling choice for homeowners. In fact, the National Association of Homebuilders claimed that major kitchen remodels accounted for 78% of projects last year, making it the second...

Typical Kitchen Remodel Size and Spend

Typical Kitchen Remodel Size and Spend

Back to Blog Kitchen Remodeling Costs and Factors Kitchens are an incredibly popular remodeling choice for homeowners. In fact, the National Association of Homebuilders claimed that major kitchen remodels accounted for 78% of projects last year, making it the second...

Top 3 Reasons Homeowners Remodel

Top 3 Reasons Homeowners Remodel

Back to Blog Kitchen Remodeling Costs and Factors Kitchens are an incredibly popular remodeling choice for homeowners. In fact, the National Association of Homebuilders claimed that major kitchen remodels accounted for 78% of projects last year, making it the second...

A Kitchen Designed for Entertaining: KBB Spotlight

A Kitchen Designed for Entertaining: KBB Spotlight

Back to Blog Designing With A Purpose Featured in Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine is a recent project designed by Drury Designer, Janice Teague. She was entrusted with taking a dull kitchen and living space and turning it into a haven for entertaining. The design...

Drury Design Wins Best of Houzz

Drury Design Wins Best of Houzz

Back to Blog We did it again! We're honored to win our thirteenth consecutive "Best of Houzz" award. This year we took home both the Best of Houzz Design and Best of Houzz Service! Drury Design was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise...

How Can You Customize Your Closet?

How Can You Customize Your Closet?

Back to Blog How Can You Customize Your Closet? If you're one of those lucky people with the space for a custom walk-in closet design, the planning process can seem slightly daunting. You want this space to be functional and beautiful, and with so much space to work...

2021 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends

2021 Kitchen & Bath Design Trends

Back to Blog What's Trending in Kitchen & Bath? Curious what kitchen and bath trends and designs will reign supreme in the new year? We've got you covered! The National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) released the results of its 2021 Kitchen & Bath Design...

How Long Should a Bathroom Remodel Take?

How Long Should a Bathroom Remodel Take?

Back to Blog How Long Should a Bathroom Remodel Take? Like anyone, we are true fans of a great before & after makeover. And that's exactly what reality TV has harnessed. The fact that you're reading this article now assures us that you've been accustomed to...

How Long Should a Kitchen Remodel Take?

How Long Should a Kitchen Remodel Take?

Back to Blog How Long Should a Kitchen Remodel Take? Why Kitchen Remodeling Takes Time The home remodeling programs on HGTV are fun to watch. Magic happens in minutes. Presto! Old and outdated becomes new and modern. This is the magic of tv home remodeling. But the TV...

Design Guide | Fall & Winter | 2020

Design Guide | Fall & Winter | 2020

Back to Blog We invite you to dive into home design trends, news, and inspiration with our latest Design Guide! In this edition of the Drury Design bi-annual Design Guide, we touch on the new normal we are living in and how design trends have been affected. Plus, we...

Tips for Designing a Home Office

Tips for Designing a Home Office

Back to Blog Tips for Designing a Home Office The line between working in and living in our homes has become less distinct - for all family members. And for this reason, more and more people want to have a home office, whether it's a simple space for taking care of...

8 Golden Rules of Bathroom Design

8 Golden Rules of Bathroom Design

Back to Blog 8 Golden Rules of Bathroom Design Bathrooms are so varied these days, you could say that anything goes. But behind the differing sizes and styles are some common design principles that point the way to success. Looking at the different bathroom styles...

Elements of Transitional Kitchen Design

Elements of Transitional Kitchen Design

Back to Blog Transitional kitchen designs can help bring your unique ideas to life in an elegant way. This style allows you to blend traditional and contemporary looks without the fear of creating an unsavory contrast. Instead, the designs, colors, and textures come...

High End Kitchen Appliances in Luxury Kitchen Desgin

High End Kitchen Appliances in Luxury Kitchen Desgin

Back to Blog Kitchen Appliances Turn a Room into a Kitchen Designing a luxury kitchen requires creating a cohesive design combining beauty and function, efficiency, and style. Whether you’re working with an existing kitchen layout for which you need replacement...

Kitchen Design Studio Chicago

Kitchen Design Studio Chicago

Back to Blog Design Showrooms - What to Look For? Seeing a product image in a catalog or an online mood board can be great for establishing a design theme. However, to see a product in the flesh can have even greater outcomes with opportunity to touch, see and feel...

How to Make a Small Kitchen Look and Feel Bigger

How to Make a Small Kitchen Look and Feel Bigger

Back to Blog Tricks for Making a Small Kitchen Look Bigger Does your small kitchen feel cramped? Your kitchen will soon look and feel more spacious with these tips and tricks for making a small kitchen look bigger. Sometimes a few simple changes can make a huge impact...