What a great weekend we had down at the Maricopa County Home & Garden show.
Thursday, January 17th, 2013
Welcome to the AZ State Fairgrounds for the Maricopa County Home Show this weekend. It's your chance to ASK THE EXPERT at TraVek's booth.
Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
Whenever I design a kitchen remodel here in Scottsdale, you can be sure I will be recommending soft-close cabinets. This is a luxury that most people do not even think of...
Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Have you ever started baking or cooking and then needed to get down on all fours to fish something out from the back of some bottom corner cupboard, or had to grab a stoo...
Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
Recently I had a conversation about dovetailed drawers in the kitchen. Basically, it came down to the question: Are they worth the added expense? In my opinion, yes.
Tuesday, September 25th, 2012
Laminate countertops are made from a thin piece of laminated plastic adhered to a base or substrate (particle board or plywood). Popular brands of laminate countertops i...
Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
When you have spoken with certain contractors, you have likely heard some say they are licensed, bonded and insured. Here is a very informative article stating exactly wh...
Monday, May 21st, 2012
We had such huge traffic to the Mother's Day message, so we decided to leave it up a week longer.
Thursday, May 17th, 2012
As it is with all types of countertops, the countertop is a part of the décor of the home. Tile countertops probably have the greatest design flexibility and has the pos...
Thursday, May 17th, 2012
Tile products are available in an unbelievably large selection of colors, patterns and textures. This fact alone can be overwhelming when trying to choose the perfect til...
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
Homeowners have been requesting decorative concrete for some time now, but typically it has been used on patio decks, outdoor kitchens, gazebos and driveways and other ou...
Friday, May 11th, 2012
Cooks and chefs have been trying since the beginning of time practically to find the perfect countertop material. At some time, they favored wood and butcher block, but d...
Thursday, May 10th, 2012
TraVek, your Scottsdale remodeler, is always on the lookout for new ideas for kitchen remodeling in Arizona! Enjoy the traditional kitchen remodeling ideas!
Monday, April 30th, 2012
As was already stated last week, countertops are a major feature of the kitchen or bathroom or other living areas. How do you blend the use you want with the look you wan...
Thursday, April 26th, 2012
Countertops are a major feature of the kitchen or bathroom or other living areas that have countertops, islands, vanities, bar tops, fireplaces, furniture, or tub surroun...
Thursday, April 19th, 2012
This weekend, April 14 & 15th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. there will be more than 200 of Arizona's best HOME RELATED COMPANIES and DISPLAYS under one roof.
Friday, April 13th, 2012
I ran across an interesting article titled "13 Trends In Bathroom Remodeling", and found that much of this is the same thing we at TraVek are finding with our customers.
Monday, April 9th, 2012
A kitchen is a place where some people spend a lot of time, especially the main cook or chef. In many homes, it is a gathering place of the home and family, and is a plac...
Wednesday, April 4th, 2012
Yesterday, I posted a video with a modern Italian kitchen design. Today it's a modern bathroom design using bold colors. What do you think?
Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
Just a real quick link to HGTV's Italian Kitchen makeover. What a fun use of color!
Monday, April 2nd, 2012
It's always a good sign of Spring, especially in the northern part of the USA, when flower and garden shows start. In visiting many garden and flower shows, we have obser...
Monday, March 26th, 2012