Town & Country Builders LLC is a licensed general contracting design build firm that has been serving Oahu for the past 32 years in the construction industry. It specializes in custom homes, remodels, additions, designer kitchens, bathrooms, Americans with Disability Act (ADA) modifications/improvements, construction of package homes and offers full construction services.

Spring is a great time to plant a garden so that you can have an abundance of fresh herbs and vegetables to cook in your newly renovated kitchen.


Here are some remodeling tips to make the most out of your kitchen:

Tip No. 1: Select cabinets


Choose kitchen cabinets with care. So many varieties to select from can make your head spin, so hone in on one style that suits your tastes. Contemporary design to Asian bamboo styles and white cabinets are ever so fashionable. Solid plywood boxes and hardwood frames also are a great choice. There are cabinets fabricated with engineered wood with laminate overlays for a modern, sleek look.

Tip No. 2: Choose countertops

Countertops can be ever so difficult to decide upon. Corian, which is manufactured by Dupont and is well known in the industry, stands out as a favorite. One of its advantages is that sink bowls may be integrated into the countertop so it becomes seamless with low maintenance, and it’s germ-free.

Silestone Natural Quartz is a compound made of crystallized silicon dioxide and is extremely hard and resilient.

This is the one and only countertop made of quartz with bacteriostatic protection, giving it hygienic properties. It comes in a variety of colors as well.


Granite is a common type of rock used for counter-tops that consists mainly of quartz, mica and feldspar. It polishes to a beautiful finish and installs quickly without delays.

Tip No. 3: Get your appliances

Choose appliances such as combination microwave and wall oven units. Build them into a tall cabinet at eye level for ease of operation and a comfortable height.

Tip No. 4: Choose flooring

Color coordinate floor coverings with cabinets, glass tiles and countertops. Make certain that items are in stock and available for the contractor to install before work begins.

Tip No. 5: Have a clear vision


Provide a clipped photo of a kitchen design style that you like for the contractor so he or she can reference it when designing your new kitchen.


Enjoy your renovated kitchen with good food, good times and family. Reach Town & Country Builders LLC at 737-7766 for a free in-home consultation or visit The company has an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and is a certified remodeler.

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