Kitchen Counter Tops: What’s Trending for 2017?

Patterson Remodeling can ensure all your needs are met when you’re building your dream kitchen, a HUGE aspect of which being your counter tops. Choosing the right kitchen counter top can be tricky (and expensive!). Before splurging on such a big update, check out the pros and cons of the top kitchen countertop materials to help you select the right one for your space.

Quartz Countertops

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Practically maintenance free, engineered quartz countertops are stain, acid, scratch, heat and impact resistant and, thanks to their non-porous surface, don’t need to be sealed like natural stone countertops. Available in a wide range of colors and patterns, quartz typically ranks close in popularity to the perennial top choice: granite.

 

 

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Still the top choice of most homeowners, traditional granite countertops offer a high-end look that adds to your kitchen’s value while providing a durable prep surface. Because granite is a natural material, variation in the stone’s pattern is common and, for most people, adds to its appeal but can make matching up slabs tricky. In most regions, the cost of granite and quartz are comparable but natural granite requires a bit more care than manufactured quartz to keep its good looks — wipe up all stains quickly, especially oils, wine, acids and soda, and follow a regular sealing routine — typically once a year.

Laminate Countertops

Original-brian-patrick-flynn-grey-kitchen-countertop_s4x3.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.966.725By far the most budget-friendly option, laminate countertops are enjoying a resurgence in popularity thanks to new patterns that resemble natural stone, wood or even quartz at a fraction of the cost. Retro, mid-century looks like the ubiquitous boomerang and bright, saturated colors are other trendy choices to consider.

 

 

Wood Countertops

For a warm, cottage kitchen look, opt for butcher-block-style wood countertops. Both decorative and

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functional, this hard working surface is ideal for food prep — properly sealed, wood countertops are sanitary even for chopping meat. Unlike other budget-friendly options, like laminate, wood is highly heat-resistant so you don’t have to worry about putting hot pots and pans on the surface. Most homeowners choose to mix wood countertops with other surfaces like natural or engineered stone to provide a variety of prep surfaces.

Marble Countertops

The current darling of the design world, the gray-toned veining in Carrara or Calacatta marble isn’t just aesthetically pleasing, it also helps to disguise wear and hide light stains. With timeless appeal, this stoneoriginal_Joel-Snayd-Rethink-Design-kitchen-marble-walls_s4x3.jpg.rend.hgtvcom.966.725 gives any kitchen a decidedly high-end look and, although the cost is comparable to some granites, marble is porous so staining can be a problem. Regular sealing and special care with anything acidic to prevent etching will keep the creamy surface looking its best.

 

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Tile countertops are a great choice if you want an inexpensive material that’s easy to maintain.With endless colors, styles, and patterns available, it’s easy to pick something that fits your home’s style- and for the price, add a nice backspash to go with! It’s simple to coordinate with or mix and match with different design styles.

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Drab to Fab: Home Makeovers!

Home Makeover Inspiration!

Are you sick of your old, outdated kitchen? Does your living room need a fresh, updated look? Stop putting off your home makeover and call Patterson Remodeling! We have many licensed professional contractors who can turn your space around in a flash and keep it within your budget! You should be IN LOVE with each and every space in your home! Don’t keep living in a space that is just “okay” or “good enough.” We want you to spend each day living in the home of your dreams!home makeover

Check out this HGTV Article for some before and after photos of homes desperately in need of a makeover! Take inspiration from these photos or come up with ideas of your own, but then give us a call! Our contractors can build and help design anything you can come up with. We love a challenge and welcome any opportunity to try out new designs. Whether you are drawn toward modern or classic, contemporary or rustic, our team can get you there in no time at all!home makeover

Don’t live another day wishing your home looked like those you see in magazines or on television. Set up an appointment with Patterson Remodeling for a walk-through and customized estimate today!home makeover

 

Kitchen Trends: SLEEK, MODERN, MINIMALIST

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Which of today’s kitchen trends is right for you?

Times change, and so should your kitchen! Today’s kitchen trends offer a very simplistic, minimalist feel as opposed to previous kitchen styles.  In any magazine or on any home design website, you see the modern details of today’s kitchens that really make a statement. Whether it’s the sleek stainless steel appliances or the perfect tile floor, one thing is certain when updating your kitchen to this new, popular style: detail, detail, detail!IMG_2748

Clearly, is no room for imperfection in today’s designs and Patterson Remodeling knows this better than anyone! Our contractors dedicate each day to producing the most perfect work-product possible.  Here at Patterson Remodeling, we stand for quality! We aim to please each and every one of our customers with the outcome of their newly remodeled space. We look forward to the opportunity to design and create your dream modern kitchen!  Check out this HGTV Article for ideas and an outline of the main design trends we see in today’s kitchens.

Regardless of which design style you are drawn to, Patterson Remodeling can give you the kitchen you’ve always wanted! With our own designers on staff, we can help you from the ground up until you’ve come up with a design that perfectly suits your needs. Start entertaining friends and family in a place you LOVE! Contact us, and let Patterson Remodeling get you there with our team of experienced, professional contractors!

 

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Granite vs. Quartz: Which is Right for You?

Granite vs. Quartz: Which is best?

With so many options for countertops in a remodel, it can be hard to know which choice is best. From Granite to Tile, Quartz to Concrete, Travertine to Butcher Block, the options seem endless! Before you make your decision, it is always wise to take the time to research which is right for you based on price range, design idea and lifestyle. We specifically want to touch on the Granite vs. Quartz countertop debate. There are great reasons for both, and this article from HGTV brings the pros and cons together in one easy place so you can make the right choice for your family! HGTV Article

No matter which material you decide on-Granite, Quartz or otherwise-Patterson Remodeling is here to help! Contact our office for a quote today, and let us help you design and create the home of your dreams!

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Clean Air During Remodeling

Air Quality and Remodeling Projects in Scottsdale, AZ

Remodeling Your Scottsdale Home?

Ever consider what you indoor air quality will be after a remodel? If not, here is the just of it. Frankly speaking, hire the wrong contractor and your health could be at risk; hire the right contractor and rest easy knowing your home’s air quality won’t be compromised.

We are that “right” contractor! We take air quality and the health of our clients serious. As such, we walk you through options/procedures available to ensure your air quality isn’t compromised. Options include low/zero VOC products. Additionally, HEPA filtration is a procedure used during remodeling. What’s more, we consult with board certified indoor environmental experts and will arrange for environmental sampling if needed.

Call us for more information on how we manage indoor air quality during a remodeling project.

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Kitchen Remodeling Tips

Kitchen Remodeling Contractor in Scottsdale, AZ

Top Kitchen Remodel Contractor in Scottsdale, AZ

Kitchen remodels when done right can add beauty and value to a home. But that’s just it; it must be done correctly. The fear of a “botched” remodel is always on the back of a homeowner’s mind – UNLESS – you’re kitchen remodeling contractor is highly reputable and has legit verifiable references with a portfolio to match. Well, that is exactly what Patterson Remodeling brings to the table! We’re not just licensed, bonded, and insured (like most Arizona remodel contractors are) we’ve been remodeling kitchens for years in the Valley and satisfying customers in Scottsdale many times over. Get the kitchen you’ve always dreamed of. Our vast network of suppliers and skilled team of in-house remodel experts allows us to offer top notch workmanship at the most competitive rates. Not only that, our estimates are 100% FREE. Yes, you read that right. We don’t charge you a dime to estimate your kitchen remodel. During your estimate, we’ll take the time to go over all your wants and needs and assist you with finding a design that is both beautiful and budget conscious. From countertops to cabinetry, to lighting and appliance selection, we do it all.

So you’re probably thinking, yeah yeah, every contractor will toot their own horn on their own website… and for the most part you’re absolutely right. BUT, not all of these self acclaimed “kitchen remodeling experts” can back up those claims. One major factors that sets Patterson Remodeling apart from our competition is the fact that our tradesman are Patterson employees and not outside subcontractors. We also have a custom tile flooring devision as well as an in-house plumbing devision. We’re more than confident if you allow us the privilege of quoting your kitchen remodel that you won’t be disappointed. And even more confident that we will work the hardest to earn your valued trust and business over any other contractor estimating your remodel. You have nothing to loose and everything to gain with our friendly and low pressure estimates. We look forward to serving you!