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Save or Splurge: The Kitchen

Check out this great article on when to splurge and when to save when it comes to kitchen cabinets and appliances. See the full article in the September issue of

“To get the most for your money, you need to know two things: when the good stuff is worth paying extra for and when the economy choice is plenty good enough.”



Laurie Burke, connected to the design and construction industry since 1996. A seasoned residential kitchen and bath design specialist , Laurie has designed thousands of kitchens & baths as well as other cabinetry projects requiring technical precision in design drafting utilizing state of the art 2020 software for creating accurate plans and elevations. Through on- going product knowledge training and a desire to always stay current with an evolving marketplace, Laurie Burke maintains a strong command of knowing the appropriate Fit & Finish materials required for a residential remodel to meet the budget, the timeline of a project and a client's need for a finished product that meets their satisfaction. Kitchen Designer by trade, foodie, techie, weekend traveler for fun. For more information contact me at

One thought on “Save or Splurge: The Kitchen

  1. So true, so true.

    You might as well put in cheap everything if you go with cheap cabinets, because you’ll have to rip it all out to replace them when they go.

    People think any new cabinet will last as long as the ones they are replacing; but they have to be built as well to last as long.


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