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By Jemson Cabinetry, Dec 5 2018 10:15PM

Jemson Cabinetry has vast experience in helping you choose the right design, materials, cabinets and finishes for your bath and kitchen project.

You may say “What should I bring along to the showroom”. Here is a quick guide to help prepare for a visit and discussions about your project with a Jemson Cabinetry design consultant:

1. Pictures. Bring pictures. Gather them from magazines or from internet sites like Pinterest or Take some pictures of your project area to use as a visual reference. This will help guide the designer toward proper selections that match styles and tastes.

Collect pictures that include styles, materials, layouts, and anything that helps you to imagine your space.

2. Materials and Finishes. Bring along paint swatches, wood samples, or any items that would help to guide the designer and streamline the selection process.

3. Plans and Drawings. For a new home or addition, remodel or any project that involves plans, make sure you bring them with you. This helps for layout, sizing and spacing for your project.

4. Likes and Dislikes. Bring a list of what you like and what you don’t. From finishes, to cabinets, styles, colors, materials, etc. having a compiled list makes it easier during the selection process.

5. Budget Range. Try to develop a basic budgetary range that you are looking to invest in your project. Your Jemson Cabinetry designer will help to guide you in the right direction to keep your design and project on budget and show you where you can save money.

The Jemson Cabinetry showroom has a wide variety of styles, examples, materials, cabinetry, appliances, countertops, flooring and so much more. By putting together your pictures, finishes, plans, “likes and dislikes” and budget range, your project will be on-track for success when you walk through the showroom door.

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By Jemson Cabinetry, Oct 4 2017 04:15PM

How long does a full kitchen remodel really take? Don’t be turned off by a kitchen remodel because of the assumption that your kitchen will be out of commission for months on end. Most commonly kitchen remodels last up to 1 to 1 ½ months. Now, this is depending the complexity of your remodel. Here is a basic timeline of what you can expect when you go to remodel your kitchen.

Design: 1-3 weeks

The first step to your kitchen remodel is designing the layout of your dreams. From the initial consultation to the final design, the process might take up to a month depending on many factors and your ability to make selections and decisions. This is where our expertise can help in making the design and selection process easy and fast.

Ordering Product: 4-6 Weeks

Every product is different. This step depends entirely on product availability and satisfaction once the material arrives. Once your order is placed, products will begin arriving with cabinetry generally taking 4 weeks from ordering.

Structural Changes: 1-2 Weeks

If your kitchen remodel includes structural changes, this might extend your timeline by a couple of weeks. Removing cabinetry, flooring and prepping for remodel might be done in as little as a day or two.

Rough-in Utilities: 1-3 days

If you are reconfiguring the layout of your kitchen, roughing in utilities for a sink, stove, refrigerator or other appliances might add an extra few days to your remodel timeline

Painting: 1-3 Days

This part of the process is simple. When paint is applied prior to any install, this step should only take a few days.

Cabinet Install: 3-5 Days

Depending on the size of your kitchen the time frame for a kitchen installation varies. Jemson Cabinetry’s installation team completes the process in about 3-5 days.

Countertop: 1-2 Weeks

Once cabinets are installed, your Jemson professional will come out and measure your countertop and create a “template” when required. Once the measurements are taken, your countertop will be fabricated and installed. This typically takes up to 10 days post measurements.

Finishing touches: 1-3 Days

Decorative accents, paint touch-ups and other finishing details most commonly may several days to complete.

After just 4-6 short weeks your kitchen is completely transformed into the room of your dreams. Ready to schedule your kitchen remodel? Contact us today!

By Jemson Cabinetry, Jul 12 2017 03:52PM

This year's Parade of Homes 2017 took place in June. Jemson worked with Merv Miller Builder Custom Homes on a home is Ephrata, PA.

The 2017 Parade of Homes Fulton Award Winner was awarded to Merv Miller Builder Custom Homes for best kitchen and master bath! Located at 51 Black Diamond Road in Ephrata, this 2,800 square foot home has 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths and is a "truly custom home" with a first-floor master suite, too.

Jemson Cabinetry is proud to have provided Showplace Wood Products - Fine Cabinetry in this home's beautiful kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry room!

For more information on our products and services, please visit our products page.