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The 5 Basic Kitchen Layouts

The 5 Basic Kitchen Layouts

The 5 Basic Kitchen Layouts you see in homes around Minnesota. The customization of these style we specialize in so if you have any questions please contact us. The L-shaped Kitchen: In an L-shaped kitchen layout, a natural work triangle is created from continuous counter space and work stations on two adjacent walls.  The benefit ... Read More
 
Guidelines for your kitchen remodel

Guidelines for your kitchen remodel

Guidelines for your kitchen remodel. National Kitchen and Bathroom Guidelines broken down in bullet points. 1. Door/Entry: A doorway should be at least 32 inches wide. 2. Door Interference: No entry door should interfere with appliances, nor should appliance doors interfere with one another. 3. Distance Between Work Centers: In a kitchen with three work ... Read More
 
Attics to Basements was honored to receive the 2019 Small Business of the Year!

Attics to Basements was honored to receive the 2019 Small Business of the Year!

Attics to Basements was honored to receive the 2019 Small Business of the Year award from the Elk River Chamber of Commerce this past year. Below is the nomination letter that was submitted as part of the selection process…… I nominate “Attics to Basements Building and Renovations” and David Vinje for this year’s “Business of ... Read More
 
Choosing the right kitchen cabinets for your home

Choosing the right kitchen cabinets for your home

How to Choose the Right Cabinets for Your Kitchen A kitchen is the center of any home. It’s the place where your family gathers to prepare meals, grab a snack, and socialize. It’s also where you store all of your foodstuffs, dishware, and cooking implements, which is why your cabinets are so important.Cabinets are for ... Read More
 
How to select a Good ADA-Compliant Product

How to select a Good ADA-Compliant Product

What Makes a Good ADA-Compliant Product? The key to ADA compliance is choosing well-made, durable products that are easy to use and require minimal physical effort. Sink Areas Consider solid-surface lavatory systems with fully integrated sinks at various heights. Only one bowl in a multi-bowl sink needs to offer minimum knee and toe clearances, so ... Read More
 
ADA Bathroom Requirements

ADA Bathroom Requirements

The basic ADA guidelines for a single-user restroom are: 30-inch by 48-inch access to the sink (the door can’t swing into this rectangle). The measurement starts from the point where a person has 9-inch vertical clearance for their feet and 27-inch vertical clearance for their knees. The center line of the toilet must be between ... Read More
 
Elk River Garage

Elk River Garage

Our clients wanted to be able to use and enjoy their garage, so we helped design a garage that fits their needs, budget and style of the home.  This garage has everything they wanted, has exterior products that require little to no maintenance, design to fit their 1920’s home, insulated and sheetrock walls/ceilings.      ... Read More
 
Elk River Kitchen progress – stage drywall

Elk River Kitchen progress – stage drywall

After all the demo, framing, and trades go thru the drywall starts.  This kitchen is going to look awesome in a couple weeks.  Let us know if you want your kitchen to fit your style and family. 
 
Types of sinks or lavs for a bathroom

Types of sinks or lavs for a bathroom

Types of Lavs/sinks and how they are installed Integral lavs – Are one piece built in with the countertop, molded from cast polymers. They can be stock or custom ordered. Drop In – Must be fit into a countertop with the countertop being cut and mounted from either top or below. Wall hung– these lavs/sinks ... Read More