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The Secret to Black Kitchens

June 18, 2018

If there’s a dramatic kitchen style we can’t get enough of, it has to be bold black kitchens. We love the depth and wow factor that an all black (or almost all black) kitchen offers but, we realize that an all black kitchen can seem a bit intimidating at first. Today we thought we’d share […]

How to Take Care of Your Granite Countertops

June 4, 2018

As kitchen design experts there are a few questions we often get asked so today we thought we’d answer one that we get over and over again… After building your dream home or renovating a new kitchen, it’s important to make sure you know how to care for the space you’ve invested time and money […]

Why We Love Waterfall Countertops

May 16, 2018

When you’re building or renovating your dream kitchen there are many design factors to consider but one of the biggest decisions to make has to be the choice of countertop. If you’re looking to create a beautiful focal point in your kitchen, we’re here to suggest opting for a waterfall island and tell you why… […]

Small Space, Big Style

May 2, 2018

When it comes to designing the kitchen of your dreams, a smaller space doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style…. If you have a smaller kitchen space but don’t want to skimp on style, take a few notes from this recent kitchen build of ours with Sarasota Homes to gain a bit of inspiration on how […]

Introducing, HOMEpro, Cabinets to Go

March 18, 2018

Something we consistently hear from customers is that they are looking to be more involved in their home reno process. They are looking for easy ways to get the look and feel they want from their kitchen, or bathroom, without spending money on custom cabinetry. At Gem, we have listened and are proud to off […]

Cozy Kitchens

October 26, 2017

Your kitchen should be a happy place; a place where you enjoy cooking, baking, and yes.. even cleaning. With the cooler months ahead, we’re going to take you through some cozy kitchen layouts, and give you some tips on how to make your kitchen a comfortable and homey place to be. Tip 1: Have ample […]

3 Tips for a Spa-Like Bathroom

October 23, 2017

Looking to relax? There’s an easy way to create that spa-like experience at home, and it starts in your bathroom! Below are some tips to help your bathroom feel like a place of ultimate relaxation. Tip 1: Opt for White & Neutral Tones If you’re renovating, opt for brighter, softer colours over darker alternatives. Whites […]

Countertop 101 – Laminate

October 10, 2017

Continuing on with our countertop education, today we want to share some more product knowledge to help you make the best choice for your kitchen build or renovation. Today we’re talking about laminate. While laminate isn’t given the same credit as quartz or granite, it is still a very popular choice that’s affordable and durable. […]


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