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Category Archives: Kitchen


How to Remove & Install a Dishwasher

Posted on April 27, 2021
There are times when home improvement or renovation projects can be a lot cheaper if you do them yourself. Some projects require a professional, while others are relatively straightforward if you have the right tools. And one home improvement task that is DIY-friendly is removing an old dishwasher and installing a new one. We’ve written this guide to help you replace your dishwasher from start to finish. The whole process ...Read More

How to Remove & Install a Garbage Disposal

Posted on April 26, 2021
If your garbage disposal has stopped working — or is no longer working properly — you are likely looking to replace it. Doing projects yourself can save you a lot of money, and replacing your garbage disposal is a relatively straightforward process that most people can handle on their own. There are two phases in doing so — removing the garbage disposal and replacing it with a new one. Many ...Read More
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Tips To Prevent Frozen Pipes

Posted on January 30, 2019
Avoid Plumbing Freeze Damage  Brr! It’s cold outside! Richmond, VA is experiencing extreme cold like much of the United States, and we want you to avoid trouble with your plumbing that can be caused by frigid weather.  When water in pipes freeze, the ice expands, creating as much as 2,000 pounds of pressure per square inch, enough to cause almost any pipe filled with water to rupture. The bad news is ...Read More

Check Out Our Collection of Kitchen Cabinets in Richmond, VA

Posted on May 25, 2018
Visit our showroom to view our complete selection of kitchen cabinet styles, colors, and hardware choices for your next Richmond, VA remodeling project. Many know R.J. Tilley as the local plumbers you can trust, but did you also know we offer complete bathroom and kitchen remodeling? Designing a kitchen can be an exciting, but also an overwhelming project. The sheer number of choices for every item in the kitchen is ...Read More

4 things to think about before you remodel your kitchen.

Posted on January 4, 2018
Kitchens are not one size fits all. R.J. Tilley understands that every family is unique and so is your kitchen. Our designers are experienced to help you create the perfect kitchen just for your family. Think about these 4 questions when designing your kitchen.  #1 Who cooks in the kitchen? Are you the main cook or is it a family affair? Is the reason multiple people are not in the kitchen at ...Read More

3 Kitchen Remodeling Myths You Need To Know

Posted on March 18, 2017
Remember that time you were watching your favorite house flipping show and they remodeled the kitchen in 24 hours? You thought to yourself: “I can do that!” So you decided to remodel your own kitchen, but instead you ended up wrecking it worse than a tornado. Oh, that hasn’t happened yet? Then you found this article just in time. Whether you’re determined to go forward with your DIY kitchen renovation ...Read More
Family members drink water knowing that it is safe thanks to their backflow preventer limiting contaminants.

Projects and Improvements to Increase Home Value

Posted on November 22, 2016
Everyone wants to increase the value of their home. Whether you intend to stay put, or plan to have it on the market soon, home improvements and upgrades can go a long way in boosting value. But not every project provides as good of a return as you might think. As a rule of thumb it’s good to steer clear of projects that are either very expensive, too specific in ...Read More

Kitchen Countertop Trends

Posted on April 18, 2016
For many of us, kitchens are the heart of our home—it’s where things happen, people gather, holidays are celebrated, memories are made. When remodeling a kitchen, it’s important to look at the space as a whole and to have a clear idea and vision of how certain elements will connect and compliment one another. Whether you’re doing a full kitchen remodel or a piecemeal approach to upgrades, countertops are one ...Read More

Kitchen Makeover Ideas that Organize and Modernize

Posted on December 28, 2015
A kitchen remodel is a big project. The process requires precise designing, careful planning, reliable contractors and let’s not forget, a defined budget. Estimating cost depends on the design plan, plus the materials and labor of any kitchen and bathroom remodeling job. According to 2015 data from, the average cost of a complete kitchen remodel is approximately $17,000 with homeowners spending anywhere as low as a few thousand dollars ...Read More

Trends in aging in place and universal design remodeling

Posted on September 2, 2015
 The U.S. population is aging and many seniors want to continue living independently in their own homes. Creating a safe, livable environment to foster aging in place through universal design without the home screaming “this was made for old people” can be an easy task for professional remodelers.   Professional Remodeler Magazine's Jean Feingold has some tips on how to remodel your bathroom with style and functiality for the babyboomer generation. ...Read More