Round-Up: Our January Picks

It’s that time again to reflect on some of our favorites in the latest and greatest kitchen design features and appliances for you to include in your next remodel. At Bray & Scarff, we believe the perfect kitchen radiates both form and function. It should beautifully reflect your unique personality while simplifying your life. This month’s favorite features do just that! Continue reading

Kitchen Trends To Use In 2019

With life’s constant busyness, we’re so glad this year’s kitchen is both soulful and calming. As the kitchen has become the chief room in the home where people naturally migrate to, it is now imperative to have an atmosphere that invokes flowing movement for productivity and calmness for unwinding and letting it all go at the end of the day. While 2018 brought us discreet vent hoods and modern two-toned cabinets, this year brings us a luxurious mix of colors and materials, including soothing matte, sultry blacks, jeweled-tones, and of course silky marble. Once you’ve ditched these dated trends, check out our list of this year’s biggest trends. Continue reading

The Three Series of Schrock® Cabinetry

See your dream kitchen come to life with expertly crafted cabinets from Schrock Cabinetry. Inspired by contemporary and traditional influences, Schrock’s semi-custom cabinets add warmth, texture, and style to your kitchen to reflect your unique personality. Choose from a full selection of fashionable door styles, finishes, glazes, and inspired colors to create the space you envisioned. You can even add a custom look with beautiful wood legs, feet, mouldings, and more. Schrock cabinets are not only classically beautiful on the outside but also surprisingly smart on the inside. Your kitchen will look and function beautifully with thoughtfully planned smart solutions, including self-closing drawers make it easier than ever to access your drawer contents. Even the construction of Schrock cabinets inspires confidence thanks to the combination of sturdy cabinet sides with solid integrated backs so its cabinets are stronger and can bear more weight. Now you can choose the perfect semi-custom solution from Schrock’s three distinct series of cabinetry to suit your evolving lifestyle.

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Prep Your Cold-Weather Kitchen

Fall is one of our favorite seasons! But, of course, doesn’t everyone feel that way? From sipping on hot apple cider while cozying up next to the fire to the smells of pumpkin spice and, of course, all the incredible comfort foods, it’s hard not to love this time of year. Your kitchen plays a big part in creating all your favorite Fall feels, he’s like the guy behind the scenes throwing leaves in the air while you take Instagram-worthy photos. Simmering apple cider, baking spiced bread, and slow-cooking heartwarming soups – all the action happens in the kitchen. So it’s time to get your kitchen ready for hunkering down and creating precious Fall-time memories!
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Round-Up: Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is almost here! We love this time of year because it’s all about food. Well, of course, it’s also about gathering together with all of our friends and family, but food is what we all gather around. Nothing warms the soul like roasted savory dishes and baked rich desserts made specifically to be shared together with our loved ones. Thanksgiving is a time for passing down traditional family recipes and making new memories with new ones. If you’ve taken on the task of hosting this year’s Thanksgiving feast or have been asked to bring a dish to a Holiday gathering, here are some Thanksgiving main and side dish recipes you can make new traditions with. Continue reading

KitchenAid Celebrates 100 Years!

It’s always impressive when a company can stay in business for an entire century, but when it comes to Kitchenaid – it’s no surprise. Inspired by makers and creators, KitchenAid has transformed the kitchen from a place of work into the heart of the home where memories are made and cherished. Known for its advanced kitchen technologies and innovative designs since its inception in 1919, KitchenAid has continued its mission to be “the best kitchen aid” ever by bringing you some of sleekest kitchen appliances on the market. Over the last 100 years, KitchenAid has made its way to the forefront of kitchen appliances to becoming the trusted name you know today.

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Designing An “Age In Place” Kitchen

As we age, even simple tasks can become daunting. From navigating through tight spaces with sharp edges to bending down to reach into low appliances, kitchens can quickly become a frightening place for the elderly. The kitchen also happens to be a place we spend a lot of time in, so losing that self-sufficiency can become very disheartening for anyone. However, you can create a kitchen space that is “age in place” friendly. By incorporating thoughtful “age in place” features to your kitchen, you can enhance its usability, maintain your independence and comfort,  increase the safety of those who use it. Whether you’re designing or renovating a kitchen for your forever home or for an elderly or disabled loved one, here are some details to incorporate into your kitchen design.

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Why You Need A Custom Installer

When planning your new kitchen build or kitchen remodel, you may become tempted to do some of the projects yourself to save money. In a world of DIYer and YouTube videos, a lot of the projects that once seemed impossible to do on your own may suddenly seem feasible. Those blogs and videos can actually be very educational, especially with making small projects like installing faux shiplap in a bedroom or how to change your car’s oil. However, when it comes to a large investment like a kitchen remodel, the last thing you want to do is cheap out where it counts.

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