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WHICH IS ‘BETTER’, GRANITE OR QUARTZ?

 

Granite and quartz are fantastic counter top products.  Either choice is a good one!  Below is a brief discussion of both products.

Granite is a completely natural product.  It is quarried from the earth.  Once mined, it is cut down to manageable sizes and polished to a smooth finish.  The value of a certain type of […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Eliminating a bathtub in favor of larger shower stall?

Is it okay to eliminate a bathtub or tub/shower combination in favor of larger shower stall?

The question of whether it’s okay to eliminate a tub/shower combination, or bathtub, in favor of a larger shower stall is a very common question.

In the majority of households, the shower gets more use than the tub.  Getting rid of […]

By |September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: QUICK & TASTY CORN DIP

 

 

QUICK & TASTY CORN DIP

3 Roma tomatoes, diced

2 Avocados, diced

1 can Mexican corn

1 small red onion, diced small

Dressing:

1 envelope dry Italian salad dressing mix

1/2 C Olive Oil

1/4 C White Vinegar

Mix dressing ingredients together.  Pour dressing over vegetables – let sit for about an hour.  Serve with Frito Scoops.

By |July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Stunning & Spectacular in Naperville

In this remodel, the homeowners combined two existing rooms, the kitchen and dining room, into one large kitchen space.  They repurposed their living room into a luxurious room for entertaining and dining.  The before picture is a view from the adjacent family room where the header, 1/2 wall and wall joining the kitchen and dining […]

By |June 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: Mandarin Pomegranate Spinach Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

 

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS is a column that appears in our quarterly newsletter along with project highlights, new kitchen and bath product information or trends, and other interesting tidbits. DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS recipes have all been used by our staff and deemed worthy of repeating.

If you would like to receive our newsletter, please contact laurie@riveroakcabinetry.com.

 

 

This salad serves 4 […]

By |May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Gracious ‘Greige’ in Naperville

One of today’s most trendsetting looks was chosen for this kitchen. The earthy ‘greige’ cabinet is a combination of beige/brown and grey. Warm tones combined with a stained cabinet still shows the grain of the wood. This perimeter cabinetry is our custom Amish line, and the maple wood was finished with a grey wash and […]

By |May 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS: John’s Kentucky Derby Chocolate Nut Pie

 

DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS is a column that appears in our quarterly newsletter along with project highlights, new kitchen and bath product information or trends, and other interesting tidbits. DECIDEDLY DELICIOUS recipes have all been used by our staff and deemed worthy of repeating.

If you would like to receive our newsletter, please contact laurie@riveroakcabinetry.com.

Just in time for […]

By |April 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

FOR YOUR READING PLEASURE….

Our library of 2016 quarterly newsletters have now been added to our website.  Inside you will find project highlights, new product information, a Decidedly Delicious recipe entry and a plethora of useful information.  If you would like to be be added to our quarterly mailing list, please email laurie@riveroakcabinetry.com with your name and address.  Enjoy!

By |April 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

OCTOBER 2016 NEWSLETTER

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JULY 2016 NEWSLETTER

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