The Ontario chapter of the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) was started in 1977 and is one of the leading industry associations for interior designers. The NKBA offers members networking opportunities, support and promotes professionalism, leadership and direction for the professionals who work in the kitchen and bath design industry.
The beginning of a new year is always exciting! In the appliance industry it means the release of new appliance technology, design changes and the launch of new product lines. There are a variety of industry shows to look forward to as well, like the Interior Design Show and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show. Appliance brands will showcase the latest and greatest from their collections and create anticipation and excitement for the coming year!
Warranties always seem to be a point of confusion and/or contention for a lot of customers when they purchase almost any costly item such as computers, tv’s and appliances. There’s typically a lot of fine print involved and details that could confuse consumers about how things work. While it may seem to be the last thing on your mind during your purchase, it’s important to clearly understand the warranty you get with your appliances – whether it’s the manufacturer warranty or an extended warranty.
Fisher & Paykel has been producing innovative and quality appliances since 1934. Their philosophy is built around not only understanding technology but people as well. They focus on building appliances that will enrich people’s lives and challenge traditional design.
We’ve all been there; having to host Christmas dinner and finding out last minute. It’s stressful, time consuming and can ruin a wonderful day with family. Don’t freak out just yet because we’ve got you covered with easy and delicious recipes to please the entire family (well, most of ‘em anyways).
When it comes to appliances most people focus on the big purchases; the refrigerator, the range, the dishwasher but don't forget the smaller but equally as important counter top appliances. Having some solid smaller appliances can make a big difference in your cooking routine. We've listed our favourites below but don't forget to share yours with us on our social channels.
Dacor Appliances was first created in 1948 by Stanley Joseph. Mr. Joseph began his innovative appliance journey when he opened a store that specialized in electric refrigerators. Fast forward to 1971 where Stanley’s sons, Anthony and Michael Joseph, joined the family business and started to see exponential growth in their family business.
For us in Ontario, it has been a quick switch from cold to colder since Halloween has passed. There was definitely no time wasted to get us prepped for the snowy weather that is almost at our doorstep. I’m not sure about you but I am not ready whatsoever for snow tires, scarves and lighting up my fireplace just yet.
For anyone that is not familiar, Miele is a German appliance brand that has been producing premium appliances for over 120 years. What sets them apart from so many other appliance brands is that to this day over 90% of the components in their appliances are still made in Germany. Yes, this does contribute to higher prices however it also contributes to high quality, long lasting products.
Ventilation is one of those things you probably never thought about until you had to renovate your kitchen or if you were building a new house. It’s something that is really important to a kitchen in terms of safety as well as aesthetic. Vent-A-Hood has been a staple in the kitchen appliance industry for over 80 years and specializes in custom ventilation bringing it to the forefront for many homes across North America.