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Outdoor Living on Display at Markraft

February 11th, 2019 | Posted in Blog, Insights, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Recognizing the ever-growing trend of outdoor living in our area, Markraft recently created a display to let customers see firsthand the possibilities available for their backyard or patio. In addition to thinking through the little details – like a pergola and placement near a large window to let in natural light – the display was […]

Kitchen Trends for 2019

December 12th, 2018 | Posted in Blog, Design Trends, Insights | Tagged ,

   Move over grey – there’s a new tone in town. While, admittedly, smoky gunmetal hues aren’t exactly going the way of avocado green in kitchens, Markraft designer Amanda Fisher is forecasting warmer colors for 2019. “I think you’re going to see more people moving away from grey to beiges, clays, and taupes,” Amanda noted. […]

Customers are the ‘Core’ of Markraft’s Mission

November 20th, 2018 | Posted in Blog, Insights | Tagged ,

These days, nearly every company has a mission statement – a concise explanation of purpose – that is supported by core values – a set of guiding principles aimed at achieving that purpose. But without buy-in from the top down, a mission and values are nothing more than words on paper. Actions speak much louder […]

Get Creative with Kitchen and Bath Designs

November 20th, 2018 | Posted in Blog, Design Trends, Insights | Tagged ,

Remember avocado-green countertops? Harvest gold appliances? Pepto Bismol-pink bathroom walls? Fuzzy toilet seat covers? Like clothing, kitchen and bath designs routinely – and often, quickly – fall in and out of fashion. Rather than jump on the latest trend – and wind up stuck with mustard-yellow laminate floors – think outside the box to create […]

Parade of Homes Showcases Markraft’s Craftsmanship

April 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Awards & Recognition, Blog, Insights, News | Tagged , ,

  Thinking of remodeling your home – or buying a new one – but aren’t sure where to begin or what style suits you best? If you’re in the market for a little inspiration, plan to attend the 32nd annual Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association’s Parade of Homes, set for April 21-22 and 28-29 across […]