November 13, 2019
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What a Healthy Home Means

There is a lot of information and buzz among homeowners these days of having “healthy homes”. The concept of having a healthy home might seem very straightforward, but classifying a home as healthy actually means that it follows 8 very specific principles. According to the National Center for Healthy Housing, 8 Principles are:

November 06, 2019
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The Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association strives to bring you the latest news and updates from the industry. Check out what's been happening in the cabinet industry in the last month:

SHERWIN WILLIAMS COLOR OF THE YEAR

Sherwin Williams recently announced its color of the year for 2020 - Naval - "a rich navy that creates a calm and grounding environment infused with quiet confidence."

According to the company, it is a top priority for designers to create spaces that people feel good about living and working, and Naval makes their job that much easier. It pairs perfectly with the ongoing trend of colored cabinets in a kitchen, or mismatched cabinets with a statement island done in blue.

October 16, 2019
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Check out KCMA's recent column in the June issue of Kitchen & Bath Design News.

Respond to the Demand for 3rd Party Tested Cabinets

October 08, 2019
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Consumers and homeowners today are concerned about making sure their homes are healthy for their families. This can mean everything from recycling, to having compost heaps, to ensuring the furniture, floors and other parts of the home are made from environmentally responsible products produced by environmentally conscious companies.
September 24, 2019
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KCMA regularly tracks what's going on in the cabinet industry - check out our latest post below for the latest updates.
September 19, 2019
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It’s no secret that consumers today are becoming more and more interested in working with organizations that are conscious of their impact on the environment.
September 11, 2019
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Check out what's been happening in the cabinet industry the last few weeks:
September 03, 2019
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Today’s consumers and homeowners are all about living a green lifestyle – one that is aligned with environmental responsibility and sustainability.
August 21, 2019
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It's been anything but a lazy summer for the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association - check out what's been happening in the cabinet industry the last few weeks:

REMODELING SPENDING EXPECTED TO SLOW

According to the Leading Indicator from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University, remodeling activity is declining drastically. Home improvements and repairs are expected to drop  from 6.3% this quarter to less than 1% by the second quarter of the next year.  The decline may be attributed to the fact that home price appreciation has slowed and isn’t outpacing income growth like it once did in some markets.

“Declining home sales and home building activity coupled with slower gains in permitting for improvement projects will put the brakes on remodeling growth over the coming year,” said Chris Herbert, Managing Director for Housing Studies.

August 13, 2019
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KCMA is excited to partner with the Chicago Build Expo for the first time.  The event will take place in Chicago, IL September 19-20, 2019. Chicago Build Expo is the leading construction and design show for Chicago and the Midwest.