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Hidden Potential

Article written and sourced from HAVEN Magazine’s May 2021 Issue by Suzanne Huntzinger / Photos by Brenna Smith Photography Hidden Potential – Knocking down walls, creating a hidden pantry, a beverage trough to keep drinks cool while entertaining, and adding more space than you ever thought possible – it’s not just the stuff that happens on home…

Sealing Countertops: Tips & Tricks

To keep your beautiful stone countertop looking brand new, free of stains and discolorations, you must routinely seal it. As a customer of Sims-Lohman, we apply a sealer to your granite at the time of installation. Factors such as your choice of stone, its finish, and its location will help you determine how often you need…

Medina Kitchen Showcase

Large Family – Functional Space Designed by Cathie Emery of our Sims-Lohman Elyria location, this kitchen started off as a very small enclosed area with a breakfast nook tucked into potential kitchen space. It was renovated for a family that has SIX boys! They needed more of everything, from cooking areas to cleaning stations, and…

Pedini Kitchen Showcase

Pedini: The Before and After Joe Chapman designed this incredible tri-color remodel in Centerville, Ohio, a small suburb outside of Dayton. This funky space is a 1970’s condo that was in desperate need of a major facelift. Featured in HouseTrends Magazine, the condo boasts tri-colored Pedini cabinets, floating shelves, and high gloss surfaces. The “before”…

Indy Kitchen Showcase

A gorgeous double island with additional bar seating set a luxurious tone for the rest of the home.- Photo by Dawn Smith Indianapolis Home Showcase Spring is in the air and this unbelievable home embodies all the beauty and freshness of the coming months. Bright and airy, colorful and eclectic. Pictures do not do this…

Recycled Glass Countertops

Recycled Glass Countertops Recycled glass countertops have made their way into the world of interior design and into kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects. They are an alternative option that offers consumers a green, environmentally-friendly substrate with a unique twist on the style. Before deciding if they are a good fit for a kitchen or bathroom…

Indian Hill Kitchen Showcase

Karen in our Cincinnati location, designed this amazing kitchen in Cincinnati, OH. The new kitchen and bar feature Kemp cabinets and the master bath features Homecrest cabinets. The countertops are Corian Quartz. A gorgeous white farmhouse sink is the centerpiece of the large island. Cabinet doors hide an inset fridge and freezer. A small bar…

Quartz vs. Quartzite

Understanding the Difference Planning a new kitchen can be an intimidating process. Choosing the right countertops ranks high on the list of stressful decisions homeowners must make when planning their space. The most frequently used materials are granite, marble, soapstone, quartz, and quartzite. A common misconception is that quartz and quartzite countertops are one in…