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Return On Design Investment: Money

RODI can be quantified in money saved, productive employees, and increased profitability. This article will show you how we have achieved these results for our clients based on the hundreds of commercial design projects. Small improvements…

The Total Package is Dynamic

Dynamic Kitchens produces, on average, eight to ten full custom kitchens per month and are heavily focused on retail, which accounts for about 70% of their business. The other 30% is made up of a few select builders, renovators, and…

Return On Design Investment: Time

We all know that Return On Investment (ROI) is an approximate measure of an investment’s profitability. Typically, this terminology is used when considering something like purchasing a new machine. But when it comes to customers, they need…

Build Loyalty – Build With Pride

Norelco Cabinets is celebrating 50 years of being a locally owned and operated cabinet manufacturer in Kelowna, BC. Peter Raja, Norelco’s current Owner and President, purchased Norelco in 2002 along with his two silent partners.

Invest In Advice, Reap The Benefits

Adora Kitchens has been proudly operating out of the same location in Coaldale, Alberta, for 40 years! With 45 employees, this company has grown from working in just over 6,000 sq ft. to now operating in 30,000 sq ft. They serve a primarily…

Modular Kitchen Forecast

The modular kitchen market share is expected to increase by USD 7.88 billion from 2020 to 2025, and the market’s growth momentum will accelerate at a CAGR of 6.33%. The growth of the floor cabinets segment’s modular kitchen market share…

Laurysen Kitchens Looking Beyond 50

It’s been fifty years and three generations, but Laurysen Kitchens is as sturdy as the day it was founded (albeit with more than a few modern updates). Founded in a 1200 sq. ft. garage in Ottawa, the family-run company has grown into a…

Baseboards: The Final Touch

When designing a customer’s dream kitchen, the last thing that comes to mind is the baseboards. However, this millwork detail is something that can pull the room together, so it’s nice to present them with options. While some of these tips…

Looking at the Nitty-Gritty

In general, the goal of sanding is to produce the least amount of heat possible. This heat will cause the resins in woods, paints, and glues to melt and become gummy and stay on the sandpaper, along with the sanding dust and any other stray…

Past, Present, and Future

The beautiful thing about wood is that you can trace it back to its roots, literally. The process has so many facets, from harvesting to the final product, that all work in unison that you don’t see when you sit on a chair or open a…

Adapt and Thrive

Owner Harvey Boehlig started Rosehill Woodcrafters in 1993 in an old church based in MacGregor, MB. Instead of paying for the church, Harvey’s company made all the pews for the new church. Fast forward to today, and this family-run business…

A Mid-Life Makeover

The Canadian Hardwood Plywood and Veneer Association (CHPVA) is going through a mid-life makeover. The CHPVA took advantage of the disruption caused by the pandemic to reflect and reinvent itself, overhauling the approach they were taking,…