Appliances

C&T Appliance Division vs. Big Box Stores

There are a lot of decisions to make when updating your appliances. Chief among them should be who you entrust with your investment. If you’ve tried Googling “appliances,” you were probably faced with about 1,070,000,000 results, which left you with far more questions than answers. Whether you’re replacing a simple cooktop or an entire kitchen…

Read More

Thermador and the One-Two-Free ProgramĀ 

Luxury appliances don’t just look incredible; they offer an elevated culinary experience. Whether it’s the feel of a soft-glide rack, the advanced noise control in your island hood, or the theater-style diffused lighting in your refrigerator, every sense is delighted. From its visionary beginnings in 1916, Thermador has been at the forefront of technological advancements…

Read More

Things to Consider When Buying New Appliances

Does the thought of buying new appliances fill you with excitement or dread? Maybe a little of both? Whether you’re replacing an aging oven or revamping the entire kitchen, there are oodles of exciting options! Before you plunge into everything shiny and new, take a little time to reflect on your daily usage and ask…

Read More

How to Plan for Kitchen Appliance Lead Times

Renovating your home creates an exciting new chapter in its story, and it’s crucial to step into this process with clear and realistic expectations.  Unlike the fun and fast-paced home improvement shows we all love, remodeling doesn’t begin with a sledgehammer. It starts with copious amounts of very detailed planning. Sprinkle in post-pandemic global supply chain…

Read More

When to Say Goodbye to Dated Kitchen Appliances

The kitchen remodel of your dreams likely does not include your dated appliances. Did you know that they’re also driving up your energy bills? Replacing old appliances improves your home’s energy efficiency, saving you money each month. How do you know when it’s time? Keep reading to learn when to say goodbye to your old…

Read More

Induction vs. Gas Cooktops

Few things transform your kitchen experience, like a new cooktop. Over time, our taste, talent, and culinary style evolve, and what you cook on is as important as what you cook with. Induction cooktops have been blazing a trail in the remodeling industry and rivaling gas appliances for star status. If you’re considering an upgrade but unsure if…

Read More

Kitchen Trends 2021

Remodeling continues the story of your home and adds a fresh perspective for the next chapter.  While 2020 gave us some heavy plot twists, 2021 is shining the light on a brighter path forward in our homes. With that, it’s no surprise that Google trends show kitchen renovations have topped the search list.  Here, we’ve…

Read More

Are High-End Appliances Worth The Investment?

As time goes by, our tastes, needs, and priorities in the kitchen shift. What may have been a perfect fit 10 or 20 years ago might be creating a thorn in your side today. It could be that your family has outgrown your current capacity or configuration, or perhaps your culinary skills have blossomed during…

Read More

Health, Harmony, And Home Cooking

No matter which direction you look, 2020 has been a challenging year to navigate. Staying healthy, mentally and physically, is more of a priority than ever.    On average, Americans eat out 5.9 times per week, spending $2,547 in Missouri and $2,784 in Illinois during a single year per person. In a family of 4, that’s…

Read More

Cook Out in Style

Most of us are spending a lot of time at home and opting for more intimate gatherings of friends and family. Have you considered creating new ways to enjoy the space you love? How about opening up to the possibilities in your own back yard? Outdoor kitchens are a fantastic way to expand your options!…

Read More