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Admin GD
Oct 28, · 2 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
Open Call for the First Annual Renovation Angel NKBA Luxury Kitchen Recycling Awards
POSTED ON Oct 28, 2019 BY Admin GD
Renovation Angel, a 501c(3) non-profit and the nation's largest kitchen, bath and furniture recycler, and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) today announced the creation of the NKBA Renovation Angel Luxury Kitchen Recycling Awards. This partnership and awards program recognizes the astounding work done by design professionals nationwide who have made the commitment to be responsible renovators and choose to recycle kitchens (cabinets, appliances, decorative plumbing and surfaces) when possible, making the world more beautiful inside and out. The winners will be announced at the Kitchen & Bath Industry [...]
Admin GD
Jul 22, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
5 questions for Steve with New England Home Magazine
POSTED ON Jul 22, 2019 BY Admin GD
Luxury kitchens get a second life thanks to Steve Feldman, founder of the non-profit, Renovation Angel. Steve Feldman sits with New England Home Magazine and answers 5 questions about how recycling during home renovations can save up to 50,000 luxury kitchens a year from going into the landfills. READ ARTICLE
Admin GD
Jul 15, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
This Year's Renovation Can Pay For Next Year's Summer Vacation
POSTED ON Jul 15, 2019 BY Admin GD
‘Tis the season for lazy afternoons on the sand and out of office messages on email. Wishing you had planned a little more down time this summer especially with your big renovation ahead? Here’s the best news you’ve heard all day: Your kitchen remodel can pay for next summer’s vacation. Really. Just be smart about how you spend. Here’s how. Recycle Your Existing Kitchen Before you bring in those gorgeous new cabinets, see what kind of money your existing kitchen can net you. Nonprofits like Renovation [...]
Admin GD
Jun 27, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
Remodeling? Make Sure You Do These 3 Things to Save Money
POSTED ON Jun 27, 2019 BY Admin GD
Looking to save money on your upcoming kitchen remodel, but don’t want it to look like you saved a bunch of money? Consider these three luxury-for-less renovation tips. Time it Right Clearly it would be easier to schedule major kitchen construction during the summer months when vacations and great weather have you less tied to your indoor stove. But the summer (and fall) are the same time that everyone else wants your contractor, too. Likewise, it’s also when a contractor’s suppliers and labor are most scarce. Instead [...]
Lisa Feldman
May 27, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
Pete Deane, Our first Responsible Renovator.
POSTED ON May 27, 2019 BY Lisa Feldman
We’re proud to have Pete Deane as our first Responsible Renovator in our new Ambassador Program. Pete has been recycling kitchens since 2005. To date, he has saved over 200 tons of materials from landfills. Learn about Pete and some of his beautiful work below. Rooms everlasting. Since 1961, the Deane family has built a family business creating custom rooms that are carefully designed and meticulously handcrafted to last. They create projects that are both stunning and sustainable, and their accolades prove it. Recently, Pete was awarded the Luxury Kitchen Recycling Awards [...]
Lisa Feldman
May 17, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
Paid Too Much In Taxes Last Year? Make Sure Your Kitchen Remodel Is Working For You
POSTED ON May 17, 2019 BY Lisa Feldman
Were taxes a little more painful this year than last year? Since new laws cap the amount of deductible property (and income) tax at $10,000, those of us living in states with high property taxes inevitably felt the pinch. Looking for ways to get more relief in 2019? Make sure you’re doing your kitchen remodel right.   Add Energy Efficiency Although most of the Energy Star appliance credits available in past years have expired, some energy improvements like solar panels and solar water heaters can still save you money at tax [...]
Lisa Feldman
Apr 23, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
Earth Day Resolution: 3 Ways you can be a more responsible renovator
POSTED ON Apr 23, 2019 BY Lisa Feldman
Sustainable design has a place in every renovation project. Especially when you consider that a series of small decisions can add up and have a big environmental impact. This year, make an Earth Day resolution to build your next project a little greener. Here are three easy ways to get it done. Recycle the Kitchen If you do one thing differently, donate your existing luxury kitchen before building a new one. Nonprofits like Renovation Angel will assess your out-going kitchen for free and then send a white-glove team of experts [...]
Lisa Feldman
Apr 12, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
Do you have to throw out your old kitchen when you remodel? Top Designers say, "No".
POSTED ON Apr 12, 2019 BY Lisa Feldman
Your kitchen renovation plans are set and that gorgeous-ness can't happen soon enough. But before the new can come in, the old has to go out. What do you do with your old kitchen? You’ve already offered it to everyone you know and had no takers. Do you really have to demolish your perfectly functional kitchen before the renovation can begin? Not at all. Sarah Robertson, Owner and Lead Designer of Studio Dearborn in Westchester, NY loves to tell her clients about the many recycling options available to them [...]
Admin GD
Mar 28, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
3 Sustainability Trends from the 2019 Arch Digest Show
POSTED ON Mar 28, 2019 BY Admin GD
The future of sustainable design was crystal clear at this year’s 2019 Arch Digest show, which wrapped in New York City on Sunday. As four-hundred luxury brands gathered under one roof to represent a truly stop-in-your-tracks vision of function and gorgeousness – an encouraging number of these companies brought a lens trained on sustainability, with eco-conscious products and practices a big focus. Here are a few of the earth-friendly trends we loved.   Remodels That Give Back Long before the first renovation contractor steps through the door, there’s room for [...]
Cristina Fard
Oct 25, · 3 years
NEWS FROM RENOVATION ANGEL
Renovation Angel Featured on NBC's "George to the Rescue"
POSTED ON Oct 25, 2018 BY Cristina Fard
Thanks to our Industry Advocate SilverLining, the NYC general contractor + construction management experts, Renovation Angel was recently asked to be a part of NBC's Emmy award-winning show George to the Rescue. Host George Oliphant and his team of contractors and designers rescue the homes of deserving people, and in this special episode they come to the aid of the AHRC Fischer Day Center in Harlem, New York. A Labor of Love SilverLining was recommended to NBC show producers as a General Contractor to supervise and manage the renovation of two [...]
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