Rapp Farm North Oaks

The Value of an Energy Efficient Kootenia Home

Everyone is interested in cost-effective solutions to keep that dreaded utility bill at a minimum, particularly during winter months in Minnesota. Though the price of gas is at its lowest point in years, it is inevitably bound to increase, along with cost of utilities. With advances in home construction and an increase in environmental consciousness,…

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Picking Paint colours for you new home or remodel

How much do you know about Colour?

Primary color – “RYB”, Red Yellow Blue: Primary colors refer to the very large number of color sensations can be simulated by combining a small number of stimuli made from a physical source such as a filament The trichromatic basis of human color vision. Primary colors are not a fundamental property of light but are…

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Finding the right materials for your kitchen countertops

Choose the Best Countertop Material for Your Space!

Explore some of the more popular countertop materials you may be considering for your remodeling project. Granite Granite is one of the most popular countertop materials on the market today. It is readily available, very competitively priced and actually very affordable for a natural stone. Granite does need to be sealed and will require periodic…

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Kitchen Design Guidelines

Kitchen Design: Planning Guidelines!

Doorway, Entry and Interference: Doorways leading into your kitchen should be a minimum of 32” wide, ideally 36” for large appliances Avoid door interference; Refrigerator, oven and dishwasher door swings Distances for your work triangle: With 3 work centers, sum of the distances should not exceed 26’, no leg less than 4’ or more than…

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