Jeb Kitchen's Blog

Packed with helpful tips, tricks, and ideas from kitchen designer and remodeler, Jeb Breithaupt, the JEB Kitchens blog will help you with everything from choosing the right kitchen cabinets to planning the perfect kitchen layout. Plus, our before-and-after photos will give you inspiration for your own kitchen renovation. Whether you're looking for a complete kitchen makeover or just some small changes to update your space, the JEB Kitchens blog is your go-to resource.

Don’t let greed ruin your next remodeling project

By Jeb Breithaupt, B.Arch, MBA It happens to the best of us when we’re trying to get a good deal on home remodeling services. I’m always telling people not to give into their inner greed; that the cheapest guy usually is in no way, shape or form the best guy

What do Rising Prices Mean for Remodeling?

By Jeb Breithaupt, B. Arch, MBA Prices are rising everywhere: at the grocery store, at the gas pump, and in the housing market. I had an old friend who called me the other day about Re-Bath prices and remodeling prices in general. He said, “the price of remodeling is too

Beat the heat: Cover your patio with an insulated roof

By Jeb Breithaupt, B. Arch, MBA No matter how much you enjoy relaxing or eating on your patio during the summer, it’s just too hot to be outside most days. The big joke around here, of course, is that we have just two months of patio weather: April and October.

Hiring a trustworthy contractor lets you skip bidding process

By Jeb Breithaupt, B.Arch, MBA If you ask anyone with any common sense, they’ll probably tell you that the best way to hire someone to remodel your home is to get three different bids for your project. I’d call that a fallacy for two reasons. First, you might think you’re

What’s Your Horror Story?

By Jeb Breithaupt, B. Arch, MBA All I have to do is mention to someone that I work as a home remodeler and designer, and I hear a horror story. It seems like anyone who owns a home and has ever hired a contractor to work on it has a

Lipstick? Or Boom?

By Jeb Breithaupt, B. Arch, MBA One of the most difficult remodeling decisions is: How far should I go? Maybe just a little something will perk up a room and make it feel fresh and new. Often, though, a major overhaul is the only way to scratch your remodeling itch.

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