Big families and those who love to entertain should consider investing in an undercounter icemaker. Compared to their free-standing counterparts, undercounter icemakers make large amounts of ice quickly and easily, without continually having to add water.
On the search for the perfect gift? Try one of these in-stock items that are ready for you to grab-and-go from the K&N Sales showroom!
Is it time to upgrade your dishwasher? Here are some signs your old dishwasher needs replacing:
The microwave is small, but it’s mighty—especially the day after a holiday like Thanksgiving when you’re warming up leftovers all day. Stay on the couch watching football—today’s microwaves perform better than ever, combining convenience and high-performance better than ever.
From everyday cooking to hosting a Thanksgiving crowd, warming drawers are a great addition to your kitchen. You don’t have to renovate your entire kitchen to install warming drawers; many can be retrofit into your existing cabinetry system. If you’re not sure whether you could use a warming drawer, ask yourself the following questions:
Where do you start when shopping for ranges and stoves? If you want to purchase these as one unit—as opposed to a separate cooktop and wall oven—most of the same considerations apply: type of fuel, size/capacity, appliance size, and of course “extra” bells and whistles.
When it comes to choosing a wall oven there are more items than you may think, and with Thanksgiving just around the corner now is the time to make sure your oven is up to the task of finishing your holiday bird--not to mention side dishes and dessert.
You can’t get anything cooking without the right kitchen appliances! A commonly heard question from homeowners is, “What’s the difference between a range, a stove, and a cooktop?” Let’s break down the lingo when it comes to shopping for and choosing these kitchen appliances.
Host holiday parties from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day without breaking a sweat with a new, updated refrigerator. Make sure you have room for everything from the turkey to the pecan pie to the leftovers—here’s what to look for when you shop.
With the holiday season just around the corner, now is the perfect time to brush up on the latest appliances—and appliance shopping tips. Holiday sales are a great way to maximize your budget and make high-ticket items more affordable. If a new household appliance is on your holiday wish list, timing your purchase for the holiday sales rush can help you save big. Here are a few more tips to help make appliance shopping more pleasant.
Today we’re trendspotting! We’re loving some of the emerging trends in kitchen design and renovation we’re seeing in 2018—let’s take a look at some of our favorites.
One of the newest trends in kitchen appliances is the emergence of “black stainless steel.” Traditional stainless steel is covered in a dark finish to create black stainless appliances, which make a bold, modern impression in the kitchen. The popularity of black stainless steel appliances is on the rise thanks to its unusual look—and a fingerprint-resistant smudge-proof coating.
If you’ve been reading the blog recently, you know we’re raving about all things Brookhaven. Don’t forget we still have a Brookhaven promotion going on now—shop the Essentials Program by August 10 to save twenty percent off eligible Brookhaven I & Brookhaven II door styles, wood species, finishes, and options.
Have you heard? Top appliance brand Perlick will soon be releasing a series of high-performance ranges & rangetop for residential kitchens.
What would you say if we told you that you could have four bottles of wine open at home at any given time, for up to 60 days, without losing flavor or freshness? Wine lovers – it’s time to choose the Dacor Heritage Wine Station!
This week we invited K&N Sales client Justine N. to share her renovation story with us on the K&N Sales blog. Do you have a K&N Sales renovation story to share? We would love to hear from you!
If you’re hosting family and friends this Memorial Day weekend, be prepared with some of our favorite entertaining tips. When it comes to outdoor entertaining, the K&N Sales team has plenty of experience! Here are a few grilling and cocktail ideas to help you please the crowd.
Summer has officially arrived in Houston—are you ready? Upgrade your outdoor entertaining space with a new outdoor kitchen. The K&N Sales team can help you design your dream outdoor kitchen, from the basics of grilling and refrigeration to bells-and-whistles like ice-makers, holding drawers, and top-of-the-line storage.
Luxury kitchen appliance maker Jenn Air is known for sophisticated design, innovative technology, and exceptional performance. Best known for creating the legendary downdraft cooktop in 1961, and for bringing convection cooking into the home, you can find Jenn Air appliances in the K&N Sales showroom.
Some of the most exciting innovations we discovered at KBIS 2018 were from Italian appliance manufacturers Bertazzoni and Lapitec. In both design and performance, these products made us stop and look twice.
It may not be the most exciting decision you make, but choosing the right vent hood for your stove is an important one when it comes to both form and function. A lot of factors go into choosing the right hood, including kitchen layout, type of exhaust system, noise, styles, and cost, among others.
When it comes to simple elegance, you can’t go wrong with Bosch brand appliances. Bosch is a client favorite for many reasons, including:
Another brand with eye-catching innovation at KBIS 2018 was Perlick. Homeowners are looking for kitchen solutions that are simultaneously simple and high-tech, and Perlick has some of the most elegant innovations in the residential appliance market. Their award-winning home refrigeration blends beauty and high-performance for seriously fun home entertaining.
“Elevate Everything” with luxury appliances by Monogram. Inspired by life and the way you live it, Monogram appliances are a combination of high style, superior craftsmanship, and award-winning technology. Raise the bar on what’s possible in your kitchen with appliances by Monogram. Are you a return Monogram customer? They have a brand new look, but the same amazing quality you remember.
We found some of the most exciting innovations at the 2018 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) among the appliances. Smart appliances are now available at just about every price point, which means high-tech upgrades are within reach for just about every homeowner.
German appliance brand Miele received an innovative showroom award at KBIS 2018 for their unique and interactive showroom design, which goes to show their attention to detail doesn’t end with their products but extends to the full customer experience.
Homeowners are going high-tech, and 2018 is the year of connected appliances. Our trip to KBIS underscored how important “smart,” integrated home solutions are to homeowners—particularly in the kitchen. In fact, KBIS added a brand-new category to their annual “Best of KBIS” awards—Best Smart Home Technology. The first winner in this new category was Samsung for their Front Load Washer with QuickDrive with remote control, shorter wash times, and is more energy efficient.
What’s trending in kitchen design? If you’re looking for inspiration, look no further than the latest Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) to see the latest trends in kitchen and bath renovation. Eye-catching color is on-trend everywhere from finishes to paint to appliances—let’s take a look!
The savings on new appliances continues at K&N Sales! We are kicking off the New Year with a selection of new savings opportunities on some of our most-trusted brands. If Santa forgot to leave new appliances under your tree, now is the time to shop--you are going to want to grab these deals before the end of the year!
Happy New Year, Houston! We are kicking off 2018 with a little gift for you—great deals on appliances! For a limited time only you’ll find incredible deals on brands like Thermador, Bosch, Miele, and GE. Hurry in to the K&N Sales showroom to learn more!
Upgrade your daily coffee situation! Treat yourself to a new coffee system and call it a holiday gift for the whole family. Whittle that weekly coffee shop bill while still enjoying all the high-quality coffee you can drink, any time.
Help the chef in your life master their kitchen in a new way with the gift of Wolf Gourmet kitchen tools. High-performance kitchen tools from Wolf are beautifully crafted for performance and quality and make the perfect gift for the home chef on your holiday shopping list.
Shopping for the chef in your house? Think about Wolf Gourmet appliances—they make the perfect holiday gift! ‘Tis the season of whipping up sauces, mixing up cocktails, and all manner of culinary creativity—give the cooks on your shopping list some kitchen love with Wolf Gourmet appliances.
If you’re looking for an extra-special gift for the holiday season, the K&N Sales team has a few suggestions for your shopping list! Whether you’re shopping for a foodie, a wine lover, or a barbecue master, you’ll find something perfect on the K&N Sales floor.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to take a look around your kitchen and ask yourself whether you’re ready to cook and entertain for a crowd this holiday season. Whether you need to roast a turkey (or two) or make room for that holiday ham, now is the perfect time to reassess your existing oven and consider an upgrade.
Halloween fun is for grownups, too! We could all use a break, so why not celebrate with a grown-up dinner party or a spooky cocktail hour while you welcome trick-or-treaters at the door? The K&N Sales team has a few ideas to help you BOO-tify your Halloween party!
If you’ve been looking for a new kitchen oven, look no further than the K&N Sales showroom, where our latest Dacor Modernist Series flush-mounted oven is now on display. We’re pleased to carry the entire Modernist Series from Dacor and to offer our clients the opportunity to see the latest in next-generation kitchen technology right here in the showroom.
Prost! Octoberfest is here, which means it’s time to fire up the grill, get that beer on ice, and cook up brats for friends and family—and don’t forget the sauerkraut!
As Houston homeowners continue to recover from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, the K&N Sales team is here to help. If you have been directly impacted by flooding in your home due to Harvey, you can take advantage of our “Recover & Rebuild Special.”
With the floodwaters of Hurricane Harvey receding, the City of Houston has embarked on the long road to recovery. For those of you who experienced flood damage, that process may last weeks or even months. If you need assistance with a kitchen renovation due to flooding, the K&N Sales team is here to help, from the free quote to installation.
The effects of flooding are well-known here in Houston; Hurricane Harvey means it is an important topic to revisit. When appliances get wet in flood waters, extra care is required to repair them before reuse. Also, note that any water damage can potentially shorten the life of an appliance.
When it comes to laundry, sometimes even your top-of-the-line washing machine can’t get the job done. For tough stain removal, your washing machine will be the final step in a painstaking process that requires more than a little patience.
What does “universal design” mean? It means maximizing the accessibility and usability of a space so that it can be used by people regardless of ability, age, and size. Rather than design to meet the needs of a few, universal design strives for simplicity and elegance to meet the needs of all. Not simply inclusive of differing abilities, universal design enhances a space for all who use it.
From pastels to deep jewel tones, blue can be cool and calming or energetic and vibrant—not to mention a beautiful choice for your kitchen.
When it comes to kitchens white is a classic choice—even when it’s “trending.” Whether your aesthetic is sleek and modern, quirky and retro, or down-home vintage, you can’t go wrong with the right shade of white.
In honor of July 4th, we’re celebrating a red, white, and blue theme on the blog this month, featuring kitchen products in our favorite patriotic hues. Whether you’re looking to add a splash of color or redesign your entire kitchen, K&N Sales can help!