archive-ca.com » CA » M » MYAYA.CA

Total: 319

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Blog your way thru a renovation… You can do it!! ← KITCHEN CULTURE
    transformation of your space So as you start out on your renovation journey why not jump online and start your own blog Not sure where to start check out my clients blog http ramblingrenovators blogspot com 2009 07 2 html and of coarse continue reading all of the other great posts here on www myaya ca 3 thoughts on Blog your way thru a renovation You can do it Reply Mike Jan 12 2010 3 53 pm There are several sites that offer free blog hosting such as Blogger and LiveJournal If you feel your a little more savy maybe try WordPress its probably the most popular and even used in the commercial space Start your blog https www blogger com start http www livejournal com http wordpress org Reply Brian Jan 13 2010 3 31 pm At HomeStars we see a lot of users who use the Houseblog network http www houseblogs net to get ideas on how to blog their way through their reno Before joining the company I blogged through my building at http www sharwood ca haven t updated in a while as I m pretty much done onto other blogs Pingback Tweets that mention Blog your way thru a renovation You can do it MyAyA ca AyA Kitchen Culture Topsy com Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Author required Email will not be published required Website Your Kitchens Jewelry RE MAX Kick Start 2010 Login Username Password Remember Me Pages About Tags appliances AVANI Kitchens AyA Kitchens BASE Bathroom design Blogpodium 2013 celebrity designers cleaning Closets Community Contemporary cooking counter tops Design Dror Benshetrit Flooring Green Design Hariri Pontarini Healthy Living HPA IDS IDS14 IDS15 IDSwest14 Johnson Chou Kitchen Design Kitchen Décor Kitchen Renovation lighting Lubo Brezina Modern modernkitchen Outdoor living Party Plumbing Recipes Renovations Safety Tips Scott Eunson Shows Tips Tomas Pearce Urban Categories Select Category Authors Friends Mimi Chiu Ruth Shaw Guest Designers Glen Peloso Our Designers Alyson Haydar Amy Dillon Cathy Darlene Robertson Dave Dhamoon David Leland Edson Heather Raininger Karyn O Neill Margaret Macdonald Sandra Mendes Staff Amanda Britton Anya Bruney Dave Marcus Deanna Verdurmen Devin McCarthy Holly McIlroy Justyna Arendacz Leena Sandal Lisa Iakovleva Mel Pocka Mike Mike C Nelson Costa Patrick Ryan Samantha Bodogh Sarah Thuy Tran Uncategorized Views Toronto freecyclers transform a space 19 730 views Tid Bits of Tile Info 19 165 views The canühome SIDIM Montreal s International Interior Design Show 18 554 views Kitchen Lingo Know what they re talking about Part 2 16 273 views Blog your way thru a renovation You can do it 15 252 views Kitchen Reno s Step 1 Where to Begin 15 179 views IIDEX 09 Pushing the Boundaries of Rustic 14 593 views Topping Your Cabinetry A Quick Guide To Counter Tops PART 3 Alternate Options 12 938 views Topping Your Cabinetry A Quick Guide To Counter Tops PART 1 Popular Tops 12 332 views AyA Kitchen on Divine Design Today 11 732 views Twitter avanikitchens January 12 2016

    Original URL path: http://myaya.ca/?p=1557&cpage=1 (2016-04-29)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Kitchen Reno’s – Step #2: Setting a Budget ← KITCHEN CULTURE
    is included along with the counter top installation Any contracting work such as removal of the existing cabinets plumbing electrical tile work flooring backsplash painting etc are not included You would be responsible for hiring your own contractor however the Designer would work closely with your contactor to insure accuracy and time efficiency in completing the overall project Usually the Designer will have some contractor referrals however keep in mind that the contractor is a completely separate contract and is in no way affiliated with the cabinet manufacturer The other option is to go to a cabinet dealer showroom whereby the showroom purchases cabinets from a manufacturer Some cabinet dealer showrooms will quote on the entire project including the contracting aspect of the job but you will need to confirm this with them 5 Ask what the terms and lead times are Typically lead times start at the 6 8 week mark but it can vary from company to company Terms of the contract are standard throughout the industry at 50 upon ordering and the balance due on delivery prior to the truck being off loaded At this point you have a general idea of what the cabinets counter top and appliances will cost you will need to talk to a contractor to get a budget for the balance of the work as well as look at prices for the balance of materials Other materials to keep in mind that need to be factored into the cost are plumbing fixtures flooring backsplash paint window treatments baseboards and cornice moulding windows doors furnishings such as bar stools light fixtures overall lighting and miscellaneous costs Now that you are becoming a kitchen reno expert it s time to start designing and firming up the costs Stay Tuned for Step 3 next week Did you miss past steps Read Part 1 Read Part 2 Read Part 3 Read Part 4 2 thoughts on Kitchen Reno s Step 2 Setting a Budget Reply sasha Jun 15 2009 4 10 pm I want to do a renovation project on my kitchen and am browsing around to do some research I have hardwood on my floors and wondering whether or not to get it replaced with tile I ran across this ad that says new kitchen in a box which only costs 25 and I am wondering if I should give it a try because of the price This would save me hundreds My fellow DIY ERS advice plz Reply Margaret Macdonald Jun 18 2009 11 50 am Depending on the shape of your hardwood floors I would aim to keep them Rather than replacing it with tile look into refinishing your hardwood note if your floor is engineered hardwood this is not possible as the veneer is too thin Here s a website which seems to have some good diy advice http www canadianhomeworkshop com home reno and design indoor refinish your hardwood floors a 19084 and gives you advice on determining if you have

    Original URL path: http://myaya.ca/?p=192 (2016-04-29)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Kitchen Reno’s – Step #3: The Design! ← KITCHEN CULTURE
    evolved Long gone are the compartmentalized kitchen spaces of yesteryear you know the ones small dark kitchens without any seating Today builders seamlessly integrate the kitchen into the home incorporating an eating breakfast area along with the family room The builders have also raised the roof ceiling heights are much higher 9 0 and 10 0 and even higher giving way to vertical storage solutions Here s a quick list of design considerations your kitchen designer will be much more thorough this is just to give you an idea i How high do you want your cabinets to be Typical 80 s style kitchens generally went to 7 0 but today we have many more options 7 6 8 0 9 0 the ceiling is literally the limit ii Are you able to incorporate seating into your kitchen not necessarily just a table but counter seating A few things to consider here are do you want table height counter height or bar height seating remember if ordering new bar stools that there are two heights bar height stools and counter height stools Are you able to incorporate an island with seating A peninsula with seating iii Appliance locations and types for instance do you want a range or a cooktop with wall ovens Something very basic drastically impacts the way your kitchen designer will approach the design of your kitchen Some ideas for appliances warming drawer bottom freezer mount refrigerator freezer drawer fridge column freezer column fridge drawer freezer drawer wall ovens drop in cooktop prostyle cooktop with the controls on the front dishwasher dishdrawer built in microwave with trim kit over the range micrwave fan stainless steel canopy hood vent concealed hood vent the list goes on and on You also want to determine what finish you would like your appliances to have ie stainless steel or to be paneled to match the cabinets Your kitchen designer will need to know in order to give you an accurate design and quotation iv Storage Solutions For instance do you want your base cabinets with doors only or do you want a combination of doors and drawers How about some pot drawers and spice pull out base cabinets How are you going to access the corners of your kitchen ie blind cabinet pie cut cabinet magic corner lazy susan or full lazy susan What about decorative elements such as glass doors crown moulding light valence decorative columns wood hoods etc These are all items that your kitchen designer will review with you piece by piece through each cabinet in your new kitchen 3 Door Style and Finish When meeting with your kitchen designer you will also go through a plethora of door styles and finishes in order to determine what the quotation will be based on Your wish file and your samples will be very helpful at this stage You will also want to firm up your counter top choice and your face hardware at this stage Now that you ve

    Original URL path: http://myaya.ca/?p=275 (2016-04-29)
    Open archived version from archive



  • Kitchen Reno’s – Step #1 Where to Begin? ← KITCHEN CULTURE
    material with glass poreclain and resins www hanstone com quartz www silestone com www staron com solid surface Counter Top Fabricators fabricators supply the material template and cut fabricate your custom counter top www aurivia com www latitudeonline ca www uniformcustom com Flooring www ciot com stone porcelain tiles www darmaga com hardwood cork Plumbing Fixtures manufacturers only you will need to purchase from a plumbing retailer www blancocanada com www frankekindred com Plumbing Retailers www bathemp ca www canorama ca www wolseleyinc ca www tapsbath com www wolseleyinc ca iii Take some before pictures This is not only a great visual tool when first meeting with your kitchen designer but also a great visual to show how far you ve come once your renovation is complete iv Rough measurements of your existing kitchen Keep it simple overall wall length floor to ceiling height and window door sizes locations gives a great jumping off point to begin the design process Remember to add any tidbits of information that you get from the experts to your file Plus if you know of any friends who have previously gone through the kitchen reno process get their advice and referral list all invaluable tools Well I hope that this has helped in getting you started Have fun and stay tuned for Step 2 Read Part 2 Read Part 3 3 thoughts on Kitchen Reno s Step 1 Where to Begin Reply A Britton May 4 2009 9 52 am Great helpful hints looking forward to the next steps Reply Viking Appliances Feb 24 2011 9 01 am Very useful thanks for your job Reply Garry Gold Sep 30 2014 3 43 pm Great wonderful read Thanks for sharing Leave a Reply to A Britton Cancel Reply Author required Email will not be published required Website AyA Team s up with Glen Peloso for the JLT s Showhome Part 1 Favourite Kitchen Idea Books Login Username Password Remember Me Pages About Tags appliances AVANI Kitchens AyA Kitchens BASE Bathroom design Blogpodium 2013 celebrity designers cleaning Closets Community Contemporary cooking counter tops Design Dror Benshetrit Flooring Green Design Hariri Pontarini Healthy Living HPA IDS IDS14 IDS15 IDSwest14 Johnson Chou Kitchen Design Kitchen Décor Kitchen Renovation lighting Lubo Brezina Modern modernkitchen Outdoor living Party Plumbing Recipes Renovations Safety Tips Scott Eunson Shows Tips Tomas Pearce Urban Categories Select Category Authors Friends Mimi Chiu Ruth Shaw Guest Designers Glen Peloso Our Designers Alyson Haydar Amy Dillon Cathy Darlene Robertson Dave Dhamoon David Leland Edson Heather Raininger Karyn O Neill Margaret Macdonald Sandra Mendes Staff Amanda Britton Anya Bruney Dave Marcus Deanna Verdurmen Devin McCarthy Holly McIlroy Justyna Arendacz Leena Sandal Lisa Iakovleva Mel Pocka Mike Mike C Nelson Costa Patrick Ryan Samantha Bodogh Sarah Thuy Tran Uncategorized Views Toronto freecyclers transform a space 19 730 views Tid Bits of Tile Info 19 165 views The canühome SIDIM Montreal s International Interior Design Show 18 554 views Kitchen Lingo Know what they re talking about Part 2 16

    Original URL path: http://myaya.ca/?p=117&replytocom=10 (2016-04-29)
    Open archived version from archive

  • IIDEX 09 | Pushing the Boundaries of Rustic ← KITCHEN CULTURE
    were recently demolished to make way for subdivision development The table top is made of Elm floor joists from a barn in Brampton and the legs are made of Maple structural beams from a barn in Markham Our process is always material driven says Scott Eunson and the outcome is determined by the qualities of the individual pieces of wood used The qualities of Elm lie in its lively grain pattern and in its hardness and the table top displays them well The sag that these Elm joists developed over the years of supporting bales of hay has been preserved and carefully scribed board against board Maple is a hard and strong wood suitable for table legs Two points of interest on these legs are the holes and tunnels made by insects and the three chiseled marks left in one leg by the carpenter who originally built the barn RELATED LINKS 3 Rings A Product Blog for Architecture Design Live At IIDEX09 Scott Eunson and Aya Kitchens Redefine Rustic 3 thoughts on IIDEX 09 Pushing the Boundaries of Rustic Pingback 3rings Live At IIDEX09 Scott Eunson and Aya Kitchens Redefine Rustic Reply Mike Oct 6 2009 7 59 am Great mix of modern and rustic good balance Rustic doesn t have to be so country Reply Dave Oct 16 2009 3 35 pm Not my comment but I think it hits the nail on the head an innovative branch of Aya s Rustic line the marvel of sustainable re claimed materials FSC certified raw goods and formaldehyde free EVO cabinetry the kitchen is an intriguing synthesis of the old maple elm oak and slate and the new Eunson s unique hand crafting that reveals a magnified rendition of the cellular imprints of oak This fusion is a nifty trick and perhaps the best explanation for the kitchen s immensely appealing if inscrutable aesthetic Leave a Reply to Mike Cancel Reply Author required Email will not be published required Website Accessories make the outfit Don t be without a kitchen before you get your new one Login Username Password Remember Me Pages About Tags appliances AVANI Kitchens AyA Kitchens BASE Bathroom design Blogpodium 2013 celebrity designers cleaning Closets Community Contemporary cooking counter tops Design Dror Benshetrit Flooring Green Design Hariri Pontarini Healthy Living HPA IDS IDS14 IDS15 IDSwest14 Johnson Chou Kitchen Design Kitchen Décor Kitchen Renovation lighting Lubo Brezina Modern modernkitchen Outdoor living Party Plumbing Recipes Renovations Safety Tips Scott Eunson Shows Tips Tomas Pearce Urban Categories Select Category Authors Friends Mimi Chiu Ruth Shaw Guest Designers Glen Peloso Our Designers Alyson Haydar Amy Dillon Cathy Darlene Robertson Dave Dhamoon David Leland Edson Heather Raininger Karyn O Neill Margaret Macdonald Sandra Mendes Staff Amanda Britton Anya Bruney Dave Marcus Deanna Verdurmen Devin McCarthy Holly McIlroy Justyna Arendacz Leena Sandal Lisa Iakovleva Mel Pocka Mike Mike C Nelson Costa Patrick Ryan Samantha Bodogh Sarah Thuy Tran Uncategorized Views Toronto freecyclers transform a space 19 730 views Tid Bits of Tile Info 19

    Original URL path: http://myaya.ca/?p=1132&replytocom=57 (2016-04-29)
    Open archived version from archive

  • IIDEX 09 | Pushing the Boundaries of Rustic ← KITCHEN CULTURE
    that were recently demolished to make way for subdivision development The table top is made of Elm floor joists from a barn in Brampton and the legs are made of Maple structural beams from a barn in Markham Our process is always material driven says Scott Eunson and the outcome is determined by the qualities of the individual pieces of wood used The qualities of Elm lie in its lively grain pattern and in its hardness and the table top displays them well The sag that these Elm joists developed over the years of supporting bales of hay has been preserved and carefully scribed board against board Maple is a hard and strong wood suitable for table legs Two points of interest on these legs are the holes and tunnels made by insects and the three chiseled marks left in one leg by the carpenter who originally built the barn RELATED LINKS 3 Rings A Product Blog for Architecture Design Live At IIDEX09 Scott Eunson and Aya Kitchens Redefine Rustic 3 thoughts on IIDEX 09 Pushing the Boundaries of Rustic Pingback 3rings Live At IIDEX09 Scott Eunson and Aya Kitchens Redefine Rustic Reply Mike Oct 6 2009 7 59 am Great mix of modern and rustic good balance Rustic doesn t have to be so country Reply Dave Oct 16 2009 3 35 pm Not my comment but I think it hits the nail on the head an innovative branch of Aya s Rustic line the marvel of sustainable re claimed materials FSC certified raw goods and formaldehyde free EVO cabinetry the kitchen is an intriguing synthesis of the old maple elm oak and slate and the new Eunson s unique hand crafting that reveals a magnified rendition of the cellular imprints of oak This fusion is a nifty trick and perhaps the best explanation for the kitchen s immensely appealing if inscrutable aesthetic Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Author required Email will not be published required Website Accessories make the outfit Don t be without a kitchen before you get your new one Login Username Password Remember Me Pages About Tags appliances AVANI Kitchens AyA Kitchens BASE Bathroom design Blogpodium 2013 celebrity designers cleaning Closets Community Contemporary cooking counter tops Design Dror Benshetrit Flooring Green Design Hariri Pontarini Healthy Living HPA IDS IDS14 IDS15 IDSwest14 Johnson Chou Kitchen Design Kitchen Décor Kitchen Renovation lighting Lubo Brezina Modern modernkitchen Outdoor living Party Plumbing Recipes Renovations Safety Tips Scott Eunson Shows Tips Tomas Pearce Urban Categories Select Category Authors Friends Mimi Chiu Ruth Shaw Guest Designers Glen Peloso Our Designers Alyson Haydar Amy Dillon Cathy Darlene Robertson Dave Dhamoon David Leland Edson Heather Raininger Karyn O Neill Margaret Macdonald Sandra Mendes Staff Amanda Britton Anya Bruney Dave Marcus Deanna Verdurmen Devin McCarthy Holly McIlroy Justyna Arendacz Leena Sandal Lisa Iakovleva Mel Pocka Mike Mike C Nelson Costa Patrick Ryan Samantha Bodogh Sarah Thuy Tran Uncategorized Views Toronto freecyclers transform a space 19 730 views Tid Bits of Tile Info 19 165

    Original URL path: http://myaya.ca/?p=1132&cpage=1 (2016-04-29)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Topping Your Cabinetry – A Quick Guide To Counter Tops – PART #2 – Stone Options ← KITCHEN CULTURE
    tops you won t believe the possibilities out there READ Part 1 Part 3 Credits Concrete Counter Top Image www brookswood com Limestone Counter Top Image www debratoney com One comment on Topping Your Cabinetry A Quick Guide To Counter Tops PART 2 Stone Options Reply lian Nov 9 2009 7 16 am You ve done a great job here thank you for the blog Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Author required Email will not be published required Website The canühome SIDIM Montreal s International Interior Design Show AyA All Stars Relay for Life Login Username Password Remember Me Pages About Tags appliances AVANI Kitchens AyA Kitchens BASE Bathroom design Blogpodium 2013 celebrity designers cleaning Closets Community Contemporary cooking counter tops Design Dror Benshetrit Flooring Green Design Hariri Pontarini Healthy Living HPA IDS IDS14 IDS15 IDSwest14 Johnson Chou Kitchen Design Kitchen Décor Kitchen Renovation lighting Lubo Brezina Modern modernkitchen Outdoor living Party Plumbing Recipes Renovations Safety Tips Scott Eunson Shows Tips Tomas Pearce Urban Categories Select Category Authors Friends Mimi Chiu Ruth Shaw Guest Designers Glen Peloso Our Designers Alyson Haydar Amy Dillon Cathy Darlene Robertson Dave Dhamoon David Leland Edson Heather Raininger Karyn O Neill Margaret Macdonald Sandra Mendes Staff Amanda Britton Anya Bruney Dave Marcus Deanna Verdurmen Devin McCarthy Holly McIlroy Justyna Arendacz Leena Sandal Lisa Iakovleva Mel Pocka Mike Mike C Nelson Costa Patrick Ryan Samantha Bodogh Sarah Thuy Tran Uncategorized Views Toronto freecyclers transform a space 19 730 views Tid Bits of Tile Info 19 165 views The canühome SIDIM Montreal s International Interior Design Show 18 554 views Kitchen Lingo Know what they re talking about Part 2 16 273 views Blog your way thru a renovation You can do it 15 254 views Kitchen Reno s Step 1 Where to Begin 15 182 views

    Original URL path: http://myaya.ca/?p=371 (2016-04-29)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Topping Your Cabinetry – A Quick Guide To Counter Tops – PART #3 – Alternate Options ← KITCHEN CULTURE
    incredients contribute to this The colours tend to have large particulates of glass fragments which may limit it s use in terms of styling Ceramic Tile Tile Various tile types ie porcelain or ceramic are framed in and grouted to create a counter top Prices start at entry level granite prices and go up from there While the tiles themselves are durable and non porous the grout is porous and will stain Although not used very often this can get a nice solution for country kitchens Recycled Paper Paper Yes I did write paper Although relatively new in the marketplace paper counter tops have become extremely popular Paper counter tops are a composite using recycled paper and phenlic resins which are then pressed together under a combination of high pressure and heat Brand names included PaperStone and RichLite Paper counter tops are considered a luxury material and are priced accordingly The number one advantage to using paper counter tops is the greeness of the material which include material used and green manufacturing processes This dense counter top is virtually impervious to water I know hard to believe since it is afterall paper and is an extremely hard surface making it both heat and scratch resistant Drawbacks include it s high price point and striations which appear in the edges upon fabrication still looks good to me No matter what the project or budget the wide range of options and alternatives from popular materials to stone to alternative counter tops will allow you to pick exactly what you ve envisioned for your space Read Part 1 Part 2 Sources Glass Counter top Image www thinkglass com Paper Counter top Image www alternativeconsumer com Ceramic Tile Counter top Image http activerain com One comment on Topping Your Cabinetry A Quick Guide To Counter Tops PART 3 Alternate Options Reply solid surface countertops Nov 9 2009 7 18 am It s the first time I read about those materials Thank you for the information Leave a Reply to solid surface countertops Cancel Reply Author required Email will not be published required Website Tid Bits of Tile Info Break out the masking tape and have some fun Login Username Password Remember Me Pages About Tags appliances AVANI Kitchens AyA Kitchens BASE Bathroom design Blogpodium 2013 celebrity designers cleaning Closets Community Contemporary cooking counter tops Design Dror Benshetrit Flooring Green Design Hariri Pontarini Healthy Living HPA IDS IDS14 IDS15 IDSwest14 Johnson Chou Kitchen Design Kitchen Décor Kitchen Renovation lighting Lubo Brezina Modern modernkitchen Outdoor living Party Plumbing Recipes Renovations Safety Tips Scott Eunson Shows Tips Tomas Pearce Urban Categories Select Category Authors Friends Mimi Chiu Ruth Shaw Guest Designers Glen Peloso Our Designers Alyson Haydar Amy Dillon Cathy Darlene Robertson Dave Dhamoon David Leland Edson Heather Raininger Karyn O Neill Margaret Macdonald Sandra Mendes Staff Amanda Britton Anya Bruney Dave Marcus Deanna Verdurmen Devin McCarthy Holly McIlroy Justyna Arendacz Leena Sandal Lisa Iakovleva Mel Pocka Mike Mike C Nelson Costa Patrick Ryan Samantha Bodogh Sarah

    Original URL path: http://myaya.ca/?p=373&replytocom=65 (2016-04-29)
    Open archived version from archive



  •