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Published: November 2, 2018
The ultimate Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Chesapeake, or Newport News Bathroom starts with a great design. By design I am referring to the floor and wall covering. The floor and wall covering in a bathroom are often two of the most distinctive elements you can use in creating an atmosphere and design theme. Like many aspects of the bathing area, y… Read More
Published: August 30, 2018
Choosing Countertops I saw a great video from Today’s Homeowners on choosing kitchen countertops. Naturally choosing countertops is more than just countertops. It is part of your kitchen ensemble complete with functions and features that need to work with the flow of the kitchen. This is of course includes your countertops, kitchen flooring, kit… Read More
Published: July 18, 2018
When someone is thinking about a kitchen renovation, remodel, or cabinet refacing project they are focused on the countertops and cabinets. This is critical, but it is not the only thing you need to consider when creating that renovated kitchen dream space. One area that you may have overlooked is the lighting. Kitchen Cabinets Include Great Lighti… Read More
Published: June 19, 2018
Here is a great clip on selecting your kitchen countertop. As always, we will be happy to answer any questions you have about kitchen countertops and give you a free quote. The video is sponsored so there is bias but there is also good information. Some highlights from this countertop selection video: There is goo… Read More
Published: June 14, 2018
It is a familiar theme, someone in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, or Portsmouth wants to remodel their kitchen, reface the kitchen cabinets, or just replace the cabinets altogether. But one thing stops them or sends fear trembling through them. The thing I speak of: The Cost No one wants to start a kitchen remodeling money pit or a hole they cannot… Read More
Published: May 10, 2018
I saw a couple of kitchen redesign and remodeling articles with some good tips on new trends and designs. Most of us are not going to remodel our kitchen every year to fit a designers take on what style it should be. We also do not have the same kitchen needs as any other single person. Kitchen Remodeling Needs I want to make that last statement cl… Read More
Published: April 3, 2018
You can spend a lot to redo your bathroom or you can be very conservative in your bath remodeling goals. You probably have come to the conclusion that you need to redesign your bathroom. But there is more than just need. You need someone to design the bathroom and make sure it is structurally sound. You need a bathroom expert or bathroom remodeling… Read More
Published: November 2, 2017
Today’s Kitchen, new or remodeled, renovated or just refurbished is more customized than ever. Every cabinet, piece of floor or open space can be converted into usable area. Amazingly many people are upgrading their kitchen and take into account everything into the design except…their cat or dog. That might seem silly. Why would you alter your … Read More
Published: September 18, 2017
The task of remodeling your kitchen might seem overwhelming when you think of all the different things involved and there is a good reason for that. The reason is: There is a lot involved with remodeling your kitchen Whether you are going full service, DIY, or something in between, it is not a bad idea to spend a lot of time in the planning phase… Read More
Published: September 18, 2017
The task of remodeling your kitchen might seem overwhelming when you think of all the different things involved and there is a good reason for that. The reason is: There is a lot involved with remodeling your kitchen Whether you are going full service, DIY, or something in between, it is not a bad idea to spend a lot of time in the planning phase… Read More
Published: August 11, 2017
It is one of the most useful items in the kitchen. In fact, since the kitchen is the main room of a house, it is probably one of the most useful utility areas in the entire home. The area I am talking about is the kitchen island.The kitchen island has become the focal point of many kitchens. Not just from a visual point of view, but as part of the … Read More
Published: April 3, 2017
Life Hacks For Kitchen Storage If you have a kitchen this is a must watch clip. It shows five simple areas where a few adjustments can make a big difference. Certainly worth a look.. Read More
Published: April 3, 2017
Kitchen Cabinets Mean More Than Just Cabinets… When you hear someone say kitchen cabinets they usually mean more than just a simple cabinet door and a conventional storage area. It usually is meant in terms of the  context of remodeling, renovation, or refacing of the kitchen. It also is a reference to organizing the kitchen and utilizing th… Read More
Published: March 28, 2017
I saw a great clip on Youtube going over some fantastic choices for your island for your kitchen renovation. No one wants to think they have missed out on a new design or unique kitchen renovation offering. The kitchen island, whether going into a large or small space, will quickly become the center hub of the kitchen, making it critically importan… Read More
Published: March 24, 2017
Don’t sacrifice that dead space above the kitchen island. It is a simple and economical way to add immediate value to your kitchen remodeling project without a huge investment of capital. Sometimes the best way to utilize space in this room is to take dead space and turn it into usable space. Storing the pots: More choices in your remodeled kitch… Read More
Published: March 22, 2017
Kitchen Remodeling and Renovation For Seniors And Special Needs I saw an incredible article focusing on a critical segment of the Kitchen Renovation and Remodeling business. That segment is renovations of kitchens for the senior citizen, aging parents, elderly, special needs, and special needs adults. These groups are a key part of the populace and… Read More
Published: March 14, 2017
Looking For Renovation Solutions For Your Kitchen No kitchen space is too small or too big to renovate. Here in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, or greater Hampton Roads the key is to have a great designer that knows how to work with it and make it work for you. A good renovation for your kitchen, kitchen cabinets, or kitchen re-fac… Read More
Published: March 8, 2017
Here is a kitchen cutting board that does more than just give you a hard surface to protect those beautiful new countertops you purchased from Accent Kitchens. The prep pad connects to an app to monitor and stores data on what you put on it. It will also give you the nutritional value of what you place on it. A High Tech Kitchen Renovation This is … Read More
Published: February 21, 2017
Every time I turn around a new device becomes smart, or at least smarter than me. From smart refrigerators being sold at the Independence blvd of Best Buy, to space friendly Kitchen renovations in Chesapeake, the technology, and the need to adjust with it, become more complicated and advanced. With each device I become more like George Jetson, livi… Read More
Published: February 15, 2017
Will your next Kitchen countertop for your beach home, condo, apartment, or base housing be a smart countertop. I think the chances of a renovation including one are going up with each wave of technology. Dupont’s Corian Countertop is one of the many smart options coming to your kitchen counter. The Corian Countertop is designed so you charge you… Read More
Published: February 14, 2017
Kitchen Countertop Cleaning Wand The Verilux wand can instantly sanitize your Virginia Beach or Chesapeake Kitchen countertops without chemicals or harsh cleaners using uv light. The concept is simple but after you renovate your kitchen you probably do not want to put harsh chemicals on the countertops link to website Read More
Published: January 5, 2017
When we renovate a kitchen in Virginia Beach, or review cabinet refacing options at our Virginia Beach Boulevard store, a question that always comes up is what flooring is the best for my kitchen. Even in a cabinet refacing job, many people in Chesapeake or the beach see floor as another key area that should be replaced, or at least evaluated. Here… Read More
Published: October 20, 2016
The Kitchen Island Revisited What could be better than one kitchen island? How about two. I have seen this trend appear on the scene sparsely. I have not seen it fully impact Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, or Portsmouth as a major design choice. It is however very interesting and may be the ideal solution for a number of important things you … Read More
Published: September 21, 2016
Saving money with your new kitchen refacing, remodeling, or appliance project is great, but if you just end up getting inferior goods in the process, you are doing yourself, and your kitchen, a disservice. The adage you get what you pay for is true, but it can be interpreted in a number of ways. In an article I read by Clark Howard, he shows you wa… Read More
Published: July 20, 2016
I have a link to a great article at the bottom of the page about the benefits of heated towel racks. Here is a quick summary of some key points in the article: Heated towel racks offer health and energy benefits you may never have heard of. They are really there not to heat a towel but to dry a towel when you leave the shower or bath. They offer a … Read More
Published: July 20, 2016
Though known for it’s bright sunny and warm summers, there can be cold days in your Virginia Beach or Chesapeake home. A luxury solution for this, that is both cost efficient and energy efficient is in floor heating for your flooring, namely the bathroom. Bathroom: First choice for heated flooring I am focusing on the bathroom here because the co… Read More
Published: July 15, 2016
The Virginia Beach Special: Looking for a “beachy” backsplash Check out our Pinterest board below for some ideas that you can implement with this look. Fill out our VERY short private contact form and we will be in touch.   Read More
Published: July 12, 2016
 Luxury Kitchen Options For Virginia Beach When deciding how you want your Virginia Beach or Chesapeake Dream Kitchen to look it is good to take stock of what is already there. There is an endless number of things you can do with your space to make it beautiful. Below is a kitchen design that incorporates the rustic look of a stone facade as part … Read More
Published: June 24, 2016
Chesapeake Kitchen Cabinet Remodel: Featuring Mahogany This is an actual project from Accent Kitchens and Bath in Chesapeake Virginia. Designed and installed for a house in the Greenbrier section, it is a great example of what great space planning can do for your kitchen, transforming it from an overcrowded space to one that maximizes every inch o… Read More
Published: June 17, 2016
Here are some links to articles about selecting appliances. As always use multiple sources when making a major purchase. Also make sure to closely look at reviews. Not just of the actual appliances, but the stores where you buy them. Make sure when reviewing features you look closely at the comprehensiveness of the warranties as well as ease of fil… Read More
Published: June 8, 2016
A great way to start choosing the right kitchen cabinets, the right kitchen remodeling design, and backsplashes is to see the myriad of choices you have here in Virginia Beach, Newport News, Chesapeake, Williamsburg, Norfolk and Greater Hampton Roads. The Backsplash is  YOUR  signature on the kitchen if you look at a lot of kitchens they may seem… Read More
Published: May 6, 2016
How To Choose The Right Kitchen Cabinets < There is an article on HGTV very relevant to kitchen cabinet projects in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Newport News, Williamsburg or really anywhere you are beginning the process of remodeling your kitchen cabinets or kitchen in general. Quick Summary of Kitchen Cabinet Article The overall key to having … Read More
Published: April 11, 2016
There is an excellent article on saving money I found in U.S. News & World Report. The link to the article is at the bottom of the page Here are some the highlights: Look for decorative items that you may not think are important like crown molding, or etching and engraving on glass cabinet doors. Consider additional options like painting your … Read More
Published: April 4, 2016
Sometimes the problem with making your kitchen, and kitchen cabinets, seem better is not color, or glass accents, or even overall design. It is  bottlenecks created by overcrowding. More specifically it is clutter. Clutter in the shelves, on the counters and all over can disrupt the flow of people through your kitchen. No bright color or glass pan… Read More
Published: March 14, 2016
Should You Choose White Cabinets In Your Virginia Beach Kitchen? Your sitting down with your kitchen design professional in Virginia Beach, selecting your cabinets. The choices seem endless, so why not go with something simple and classic like white cabinets. White cabinets offer a timeless appeal and beauty but may be considered a little to vanill… Read More
Published: March 3, 2016
Home Depot And The Birth of Do It Yourself Projects It is a Saturday I am walking into the Home Depot to get some things for the yard. In the back of my mind is the kitchen remodel my wife in the Kings Grant section of Virginia Beach has been needling me about. I usually just nod my head, agree, and get on with my day. I mean this is going to be t… Read More
Published: January 19, 2016
We are locally owned and operated with the wisdom and skill that only years of experience can bring. During the past 31 years, Accent Kitchens has installed thousands of kitchens. There is no substitute for experience! Our talented staff will help you plan the convenience, function, technology and aesthetics of your kitchen. Our attention to detai… Read More
Published: January 19, 2016
Low-price ads can be deceptive, and often the lowest price is not the best value. So, when comparing remodeling prices, compare the bottom line, make sure it includes everything you want installed. Unfortunately, some retailers and remodelers will advertise very low prices on specific products, then hit you with high prices for extra materials, ins… Read More
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