Regardless of whether you have a home office as a place to run a business, do homework, or manage the household, you want it to feel like home. Ideally, it is a space that is designed to suit your needs as well as an enjoyable space that you want to spend time in. A home office with custom cabinetry that is designed to your needs will ensure it functions well and flows with the rest of the home. Above is [...]
In Honor of Earth Day Earlier this week was Earth Day, in honor of that; let’s take a look at some greener ways to clean around the house. Our spring is a little late and maybe you’re a little late in doing a good spring cleaning and can put these ideas to use. If you have recently been to a household cleaning aisle at the store, you know the choices are overwhelming. You can get things for specific surfaces, multi surfaces, [...]
JOIN US AT THE 80th Annual MINNEAPOLIS HOME + GARDEN SHOW February 26 – March 2, 2014 At the Minneapolis Convention Center Discover the latest styles, trends and products for your home. Consult with experts. Gather new ideas and solutions. We are excited to be part of this event! Visit us in booth 3012 to see our custom roll out shelves for your existing cabinetry. For more information visit http://www.homeandgardenshow.com.
Joseph Otto Enterprises of Ham Lake Receives Best of Houzz 2014 Award! February 4, 2014 – Joseph Otto Enterprises has been awarded “Best of Houzz” by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The custom cabinetry shop was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community. The Best of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of [...]
The kitchen is commonly referred to as the “heart of the home” and with it being Valentine’s Day today, it seemed like a good time to take a look at why that is. We’ll start by taking a look at the evolution of the kitchen. Until the late 18th century cooking was done over open flame. While specific kitchen design varies by country, climate, and wealth much of it centers on how the food was prepared. In many places food [...]
It is a brand new year, a fresh start that often brings lots of well-meaning intentions to get organized. There are countless tips, books, and professionals to help you get organized. So many in fact, that even deciding what advice to follow can be overwhelming. Since I love organization I thought I would share my personal top 5 favorite organizational tips. These are five simple things you can do that may improve the function of your home too. Everything needs a [...]
This is the time of year you can’t help but take a few moments to look back at the year’s events. This year, like most, seemed to fly by. We have had a very busy year and the milestone event for our business has been moving into our new showroom. The space is still a work-in-progress, but it is certainly feeling more like home all the time. Perhaps at no other time of year is our desire to change habits, [...]
Pantry Roll Out Shelves If you are getting a case of cabin fever this winter it may be induced by clutter. A clean, clutter-free home feels bigger and a more organized home functions better. There are enough things to cause you stress, your home shouldn’t be one of them. Our custom roll outs maximize the space you already have and make it easy to organize your stuff and clear clutter! All roll outs are made to fit your existing cabinetry. They [...]
The Home and Landscape Expo has moved to the Minneapolis Convention Center! We would love to have you stop by our roll out shelf booth and see what new ideas we have for organizing your kitchen and making your storage space more accessible with Roll Out Shelves! We will be in booth 615. The show dates and hours are: Friday, December 27th from 12-8pm Saturday, December 28th from 10-8pm Sunday, December 29th from 10-5pm Stop by and sign up to win a free under cabinet spice rack!