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2018 Happy Holidays!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Blog, Videos | Comments Off

It’s that time of the year again!  Happy holidays from MTKC!  Wishing everyone a safe and fun-filled holiday! Check out my holiday greetings video where I also shared my latest experience chatting with supposedly a hybrid personal assistant that’s part machine, part human??  My guess is it’s more human than machine at this point, but hey, if chatbots exists, why not right??  Anyway… til robots take over the world, you can still get your cabinets here from me!...

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Magic Corner Hardware in a base blind corner cabinet

Posted by on Sep 26, 2018 in Blog, Videos | Comments Off

In this video, I explore what a blind corner cabinet is, and a storage accessory that I call the Magic Corner for easier access. Kitchen designed by yours truly, ME =] Cabinet manufacturer: Sollera Cabinetry – www.solleracabinets.com Hardware featured: “Base Blind Corner Metal Rack” aka “Magic Corner...

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MTKC is 13 years old today!

Posted by on Dec 12, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off

Hey everybody!?!  Eric here, and I wanted to take a moment to reflect on our cabinet journey here. I couldn’t believe it, but it’s true.  Today marks the 13th anniversary of MTKC’s grand opening.  Happy 13, MTKC!  Over the years, my family and I have been through a lot of ups and downs with MTKC.  From the water pipe burst that flooded our San Mateo showroom and took us 9 months to rebuild, to the Great Recession of 2008, on to some of the best years that followed in the Bay Area real estate boom, and to our eventual decision to switch from our showroom to a home...

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Typical Construction Schedule

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off

Many of our customers ask us what they should expect regarding their construction schedule. While we are not general contractors, and MTKC does not manage the construction schedule, we can speak broadly about kitchen projects, and what home owners should anticipate during their kitchen remodels. Generally speaking, you would need to get a kitchen remodel permit from your city for the construction work you do. In most cases, removing/demolishing your existing cabinets will trigger the need of a kitchen remodel permit. In it, it’d ask for things like updating electrical and plumbing up...

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Two Tone Modern Kitchen Remodel (Before & After)

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Blog, Feature | Comments Off

Two Tone Modern Kitchen Remodel (Before & After)

This photo album below features a full set of before and after pictures of the kitchen remodel. In this project, we had shifted the front entrance from the foyer to the center of the kitchen wall.  This allowed for a set of full depth cabinets (24″) on both sides of the room.  Further, we have taken down the partition wall between the dining room and the kitchen to connect the two spaces for an open style living, and making it easier to entertain guests and having conversations.  The contractor reinforced ceiling in this area with a header, 4×4′s on the sides, and new...

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MTKC Services

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off

Design Service MTKC is a cabinet design firm serving the San Francisco Bay Area.  At MTKC, we help customers understand the full scope of their project, from visualization, product selection, to hiring contractors for implementation. MTKC will provide an initial ball park estimate based on client supplied floor plan.  After reviewing the “good, better, best” scenarios, clients can choose to hire MTKC one of two ways: Option 1) $1,000 dollars for 10 hours* of design and consultation time.  This includes time for in home visit, measurements and consultation.  This is a design only...

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