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Behind Closed Doors

See JGKB’s latest kitchen, for a loft in a mixed use building in downtown Durham, NC, with a wide open floorplan. The innovative pantry wall, almost 18’ feet long, contains extensive countertop work space with LED lighting, storage, a prep sink, trash and recycling pullouts, and a second dishwasher. Clever Hafele hardware allows the full-height…
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Kitchen Housekeeping Hints

To keep your kitchen looking fresh and new, JGKB has prepared a slim brochure with tips on caring for your cabinets, counter tops and appliances. It includes a list of websites and 800 numbers for service/repair issues. Click below for a printable pdf. For a list of Repair/Service Providers for our most popular brands:  
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7 Award-Winning Designs

Jennifer Gilmer Kitchen & Bath is proud to announce that our 4 designers won a total of 7 awards at the National Kitchen and Bath Association of Baltimore/Washington’s 2016 design contest. The annual contest is co-sponsored by Home & Design magazine, which will feature the award-winning projects in their July/August 2016 issue. JGKB’s winning entries…
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New Beach House Blends Interior With Exterior Space

Longtime clients called JGKB to help them with the kitchen design for their new house at the beach. One of our favorite collaborators, Amy Gardner of Gardner Mohr Architects in Silver Spring, designed the home. Awarded First Place/Medium Kitchen in the 2016 NKBA Baltimore/Washington Design Contest, see more pictures in the July/August issue of Home…
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Small Changes Yield Big Dividends

Sometimes a small change in a bathroom's layout can create big dividends in the feeling of spaciousness and improving the room's functionality. Without making any structural changes to the slanted ceiling or the soffits, moving the toilet gave enough room to double the size of the vanity and counter space in this 8' x 10'…
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New Miele Showroom

Monday, October 13, marked the grand opening of the newest Miele showroom, complete with demonstration kitchen and classroom ready to impart culinary knowledge to eager gourmet and home chefs alike. American consumers first look at appliances in  the new "Truffle" brown color for ovens and range hood. A 48" wide freestanding range that incorporates 6…
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Stylish Kosher Kitchen

Bethesda magazine featured a JGKB kitchen in their story about current kitchen design trends. In this Silver Spring kitchen, JGKB used two different tiles to add personality to a client's kitchen who wanted "something that was very different, but functional." This family of five keeps kosher and entertains every Jewish holiday. Abundant cabinetry, dual sinks,…
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Carrera vs. Calacatta Marble

Many clients want to know the difference between Carrera and Calacatta marble. This houzz ideabook explains the nuances that identify each with ample photos to illustrate. Carrara vs. Calacatta Marble: What is the Difference?
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Premier Dealer Presentation

Premier Custom Built Delights Dealers with New Innovations Premier - 2014 in Review from Tyler Bushong on Vimeo. Premier Custom Built pulls out all the stops to set up a breathtaking showroom full of new innovations each year. This video shows the extensive set-up, in high-speed, of course, of the vignettes and displays of new…
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