Different House, Same Address: Whole House and Kitchen Remodel in Running Man Neighborhood, Yorktown VA

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Excerpt: Mark Lownik grew up in the the Running Man Neighborhood of York County.  After College, his career took him to Connecticut where he met Jennifer and they started a family.  In 2015, with his parents desiring to downsize, Mark found himself contemplating moving his family from New England back to the very neighborhood and to the very home that he had grown up in.   We were referred to them in a quite round about fashion by a friend of a former client that had since moved to Florida.  The circuitous route by which they found us proved to be a…

Stunning Kitchen Remodel in Newport News, Hidenwood Neighbood

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Excerpt: This is a kitchen we just finished in the Hidenwood neighborhood of Newport News, near Christopher Newport University and James River Country Club.   We absolutely loved this project and our clients!  If you’re interested in the complete list of everything we did on this project it is at the end of this article. In the meantime you can watch the video slideshow or scroll down for the larger versions of some of the pictures so that you can really see the detail in each image!     Our Scope of Work for this Kitchen Remodel Project:  Demolition Demolish remove…

The Most Popular Kitchen Picture of the Month!

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Excerpt: We have a lot of fun on our Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page !   Our fans never hold back with their opinions on what they like, what they would do differently or which kitchen or bath they prefer.  We love hearing about it! This picture was the most popular we posted in the month of February. After a fair amount of research, we believe it was done by Greenview Homes in  Lincolnshire, Illinois. Can you guess why it was the favorite?  We think it’s because of the amazing unique perspective it was shot at!  It showcases this newly remodeled kitchen so…

Remodeled Kitchen in Newport News

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Kitchen Sink With Open Shelving And Granite Countertop In Yorktown, Virginia

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Excerpt: This was the most popular picture on our Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page in July!  To See October’s Shoe Closet Organizer: Click Here! This picture of a stainless undermount kitchen sink with granite countertop,tile backspash, kitchen cabinets and window was the most popular picture on our Facebook Page in June  This picture is of a kitchen that was certainly done well, but this time it’s not our work.  We would love to know whose work it is to give full credit where it is due!  We asked the question “If you could have one thing from this picture in your kitchen what…

Kitchen Backsplash Preferences

There is no right or wrong answer, but our clients definitely have strong opinions on the subject and the vote seems split 50/50. Do you prefer the look of the tile backsplash when it extends all the way down to the countertop as in this picture …or….? 20140504-111019.jpg DO YOU PREFER… the look of the countertop having a four inch backsplash of the same material first and then having tile backsplash come down to meet it as in this picture? 20140504-111226.jpg

Furniture Style Kitchen Island

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Excerpt:  We asked the question to our Fans:  “One trend in kitchen islands is to have the look of furniture. Does this appeal to your sense of style and design?” We have a lot of fun on our Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page and receive a lot of feedback on pictures of kitchen remodeling just like this one from homeowners from Williamsburg to Yorktown to Virginia Beach. You can read some of the comments we received on this picture below. Feedback from our Jim Hicks Home Improvement Facebook Page: Mike O’Neal I agree with Jennifer. I would prefer a larger island, with seating on side…

Custom Kitchen Remodel with Island, Hardwood Floors, Custom Cabinets with Glass Panels and Pendant Lighting

New Kitchen in Newport News Virginia has Custom Cabinets, Kitchen Island, Granite Countertops & Tile Backsplash

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Excerpt:  One trend that we are seeing from our clients here at Jim Hicks Home Improvement is having the Kitchen Island cabinet a different color than the base and wall cabinets in the rest of the kitchen. It can serve to break up the monochromatic feel of the kitchen and serve as an interesting design piece! It definitely creates interest and depth to a beautiful kitchen such as this one in Newport News!  You’ll also notice this kitchen has a tile floor, the wall cabinets are 42″ high to the ceiling with one 30″ wall cabinet being staggered in height to create interest….