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Eric Au
In this video, I explore what a blind corner cabinet is, and a storage accessory that I call the Magic Corner for easier access. Kitchen designed by yours truly, ME =] Cabinet manufacturer: Sollera Cabinetry – www.solleracabinets.com Hardware featured: “Base Blind Corner Metal Rack” aka “Magic Corner Cabinet”
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Check out my video footage at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show of Travis’ demo. Neolith counters melting a screwdriver @ KBIS 2018 demo. —- Ever get curious what’d happen to your countertop if you stab it with a screwdriver?  Well DON’T TRY IT AT HOME!  Because you’d probably break your countertop, AND because Travis at...
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Hey everybody!?!  Eric here, and I wanted to take a moment to reflect on our cabinet journey here. I couldn’t believe it, but it’s true.  Today marks the 13th anniversary of MTKC’s grand opening.  Happy 13, MTKC!  Over the years, my family and I have been through a lot of ups and downs with MTKC. ...
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Many of our customers ask us what they should expect regarding their construction schedule. While we are not general contractors, and MTKC does not manage the construction schedule, we can speak broadly about kitchen projects, and what home owners should anticipate during their kitchen remodels. Generally speaking, you would need to get a kitchen remodel...
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Two tone modern kitchen remodel from Sollera, designed by MTKC.
This photo album below features a full set of before and after pictures of the kitchen remodel. In this project, we had shifted the front entrance from the foyer to the center of the kitchen wall.  This allowed for a set of full depth cabinets (24″) on both sides of the room.  Further, we have...
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Here, I have used a 7ft by 13ft L shape kitchen to illustrate how the cabinet price would double or even triple based on your selection of color/finish, door style, internal accessories, and overall design. The as-is version of these kitchen cabinets are roughly $14,000 (without installation). By changing the 4 variables mentioned, I can...
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Design Service MTKC is a cabinet design firm serving the San Francisco Bay Area.  At MTKC, we help customers understand the full scope of their project, from visualization, product selection, to hiring contractors for implementation. MTKC will provide an initial ball park estimate based on client supplied floor plan.  After reviewing the “good, better, best”...
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Custom color cabinets from Benjamin Moore by Sollera. Designed by MTKC.
Ever wanted to be different?  This customer (name kept private, let’s call her Stacey) certainly did.  This project was done in Fremont, CA, and Stacey here told me she wanted a set of green cabinets.  While all three of my product lines had a couple options of green, none of them had the exact shade...
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One of the questions we get asked the most is, “What is the difference between custom and semi-custom cabinets?” Let’s take a look at the benefits of the two offerings. The versatility of custom  “Custom made” means something was purposely made to certain specifications for a particular person or situation. While both custom and semi-custom...
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Durability in cabinetry With an abundance of similar products in today’s market, choosing the right cabinetry for your home can be difficult. When you compare manufacturers, you may find different price tags and think the more affordable product is the better value. After more research, however, you may find more flaws and limitations in the...
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