Kitchen & Bath Design News
In This Issue: October 2009
Kitchen & Bath Design News is the industry's leading business, design and product resource for the kitchen and bath trade.
A debate about the pros and cons of discounting services in a bad economy.
The housing, remodeling and kitchen/bath markets continue to languish, although signs are growing that recovery may slowly be taking shape.
Residential remodeling projects are no longer once-in-a-lifetime projects “that keep homeowners dreaming years on end before they ever pick up a hammer,” according to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.
Specifying appliances correctly will lead to optimum design results – and increased profits – industry pros agree.
Becoming profitable at ‘green’ design involves far more than simply talking the talk.
Majestic. Elegant. Stately. These are all adjectives fit to describe the home chosen to be the 2009 Pasadena Showcase House of Design.
Kitchen and bath professionals are increasingly going online to communicate with clients, market their services and research products – but they also recognize that the Internet is only one tool in an arsenal of many.
Kitchen and bath professionals are attracting new business and enhancing their resumés by focusing on a specialty design area.
By understanding how to work with and for visiting clients who have limited time in the area, you can galvanize the sale.
Reader Response to KBDN’s industry coverage
Meeting the market demand head on, today’s kitchen appliances provide energy savings and ease of use.
At Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath, Ltd., success stems not so much from the belief that the customer is always right, but rather that the customer deserves what is right.
The description is an odd one: Rustic Elegance. It evokes a little bit country, a little bit Park Avenue.