Burkhart Company News http://www.burkhartcompany.com/news.html hourly 1 1970-01-01T00:00+00:00 New Tooling! http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_38363991 <p class="plain"><font style="" class="plainlarge">The Burkhart Company was super busy in 2017, and we plan to be even busier in 2018.  At the end of 2017 we received a new planer, edge-bander, and a CNC machine.  All of these tools are going to make our shop more efficient and help us produce higher quality work.   We've begun the process of using new software in our cabinetry design, and the results are starting to show.  </font><br></p><div class="plain"><font style="" class="plainlarge"><br></font></div><div class="plain"><font style="" class="plainlarge">This new toolset is going to allow the Burkhart Company to utilize more materials, and bring even more creative solutions to our clients cabinetry / storage issues. </font></div><div align="center" class="plain"><font style="" class="background"><br></font></div><div align="center" class="plain"><font style="" class="background"><b>Stay tuned for more updates!</b></font></div><p class="plain"></p> Alex Roberts 2018-02-20T05:27:55-08:00 New Tooling! Counter Top Questions http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_37079208 <p class="plain">At the Burkhart Company we design a lot of kitchens and work spaces for our clients, and everyone has different needs and preferences.  During the process one of the hardest decisions for our clients to make is the countertop material and color that they like most.  Oftentimes people are unaware of the different types of stones and the characteristics that each type of stone has.  </p><div class="plain">Fortunately, a geologist has taken the time to break down all the different nuances of natural stone countertop material and provide an encyclopedia of sorts for buyers out there interested in knowing more.  There are six articles that provide a lot of useful information for buyers, and help guide the process of making the selection decision.  Check them out below!<br><ul><li class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://ths.gardenweb.com/discussions/2695698/the-lowdown-on-super-white" class="plain">Rocks 101: The Lowdown on Super White</a><br></li><li class="plain"><a rel="nofollow" link="" target="_blank" href="http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg0223354218096.html" class="plain">Rocks 102: Marble, Quartzite and Other Rocks in the Kitchen</a><br></li><li class="plain"><a rel="nofollow" link="" target="_blank" href="http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg050951344537.html" class="plain">Rocks 103: Countertop Geology: Marble and quartzite and granite, oh my!</a><br></li><li class="plain"><a rel="nofollow" link="" target="_blank" href="http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg061824274932.html?145" class="plain">Rocks part 4, Marble, Granite, Quartzite</a><br></li><li class="plain"><a rel="nofollow" link="" target="_blank" href="http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/kitchbath/msg011822418138.html" class="plain">Rocks part 5, Marble, Quartzite, and other favorites</a><br></li><li class="plain"><a link="" rel="" target="_blank" href="http://ths.gardenweb.com/discussions/2692150/countertop-geology-part-six-lets-talk-about-rocks-some-more" class="plain">Rocks part 6, Lets talk about Rocks</a></li></ul></div><p class="plain"></p> Alex Roberts 2016-12-15T11:48:56-08:00 Counter Top Questions Best of Houzz 2015 http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_34688835 <p class="plain">The Burkhart Company was awarded "Best Of Houzz 2015". </p><div class="plain">Check it out:</div><div align="center" class="plain"><div style="width:300px;text-align:center;font-size:12px;padding:0;border:0;margin:0;" id="hzroot2445872"><div style="font-size:14px;margin-bottom:3px;"><a link="" href="http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/40099244/thumbs/best-of-houzz-2015-louisville-bedroom">Best of Houzz 2015 - Louisville (Bedroom)</a></div><div style="padding:0;margin:0;border:0;margin-bottom:3px;"><iframe SCROLLING="NO" frameborder="0" src="http://www.houzz.com/jsGalleryWidget/gallery/40099244//new_window=yes/title_on=yes/width=300" data-hzvt="MjAxNTAxMTk6MjA4NTp2aWV3R2FsbGVyeQ==" style="border:0 none;width:300px;height:275px;" name="HouzzWidget428242" id="HouzzWidget428242" border="0"></iframe></div></div><br></div><p class="plain"></p> Alex Roberts 2015-01-19T11:42:08-08:00 Best of Houzz 2015 Kitchen Renovation Articles http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_29570655 <p class="plain">Here at the Burkhart Co.  we know how much goes into renovating a kitchen for a client and we always like to help our clients get what they want in their additions / renovations.  Here are some decent articles on various websites that could prove helpful to planning and figuring out what you want out of your kitchen & cabinetry design:</p><div class="plain"><ul><li class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.thekitchn.com/faiths-kitchen-renovation-the-confusing-journey-of-buying-kitchen-appliances-renovation-diary-faiths-budget-luxe-kitchen-renovation-diary-faiths-budget-luxe-kitchen-187096" class="plain">The Kitchn - Moderate Price Range Appliance Selection</a></li><li class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/9117617/list/9-Molding-Types-to-Raise-the-Bar-on-Your-Kitchen-Cabinetry" class="plain">9 Moulding Type for Kitchen Cabinetry</a></li><li class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/renovation-diary-archive-186532" class="plain">Apartment Therapy - Renovation Diaries</a></li><li class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/7740138/list/11-Things-to-Expect-With-Your-Remodel" class="plain">11 Things to Expect With Your Remodel</a></li><li class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/9162941/list/6-Must-Know-Lessons-From-a-Serial-Renovator" class="plain">6 Renovation Rules From a Serial Renovator</a></li><li class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://remodelista.com/posts/10-strategies-for-hiding-the-microwave" class="plain">10 Strategies for hiding a Microwave</a></li><li class="plain"><a link="" target="_blank" href="http://remodelista.com/posts/rehab-diaries-an-artists-nyc-kitchen-renovation" class="plain">Rehab Diaries - An NYC Artists Kitchen</a></li></ul><br></div><div class="plain">Once you're ready come on in and see us and we'll bring your ideas to full circle!</div><p class="plain"></p> Tom Burkhart 2013-04-10T08:54:59-07:00 Kitchen Renovation Articles John Hartford Memorial Festival http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_29164626 <p class="plain">This year, as part of the annual <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.johnhartfordmemfest.com/" class="plain">John Hartford Memorial Festival</a>, Tom and the Burkhart Co. are fully sponsoring <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://the23stringband.com/" class="plain">The 23 String Band</a>  & partially sponsoring the <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://rumpke.ning.com/" class="plain">The Rumpke Mountain Boys</a>. Tom is sponsoring the <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/John-Hartford-Memorial-Festival-Songwriting-Old-Time-Fiddle-Contest/579422935406039" class="plain">Fiddle and Song Writing Contest</a> as well.  He even made the award plaques.  </p><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain">So check out the John Hartford Memorial Festival on their <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/JohnHartfordMemorialFestival" class="plain">Facebook page</a> , or check out the line-up on the <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.johnhartfordmemfest.com/" class="plain">official website</a> !</div><p class="plain"></p> Tom Burkhart 2013-02-27T05:46:18-08:00 John Hartford Memorial Festival Get Ready for the Summer http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_28994845 <p class="plain">With the Spring coming up start planning your next household renovation.  We can certainly help you with all your cabinetry needs.  Check out some of our ideabooks on <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.houzz.com/pro/burkhartco/burkhart-company" class="plain">Houzz</a>.</p><p class="plain"> </p><p align="center" class="plain"><script type="text/javascript"> var hzw_id=2246079;function hzwshow(id,v,delay){var showDiv=document.getElementById('hzexpand'+id);if(v){ position=function(element){ var p={x: element.offsetLeft || 0,y:element.offsetTop || 0};while(element=element.offsetParent){ p.x += element.offsetLeft;p.y += element.offsetTop;} return p;};var ref=document.getElementById('hzfooter'+id);var p=position(ref);var scrollX=(window.pageXOffset||(document.body.scrollLeft-10)||document.documentElement.scrollLeft);var x=Math.min(Math.max(p.x -(300-ref.offsetWidth)/2 ,scrollX),(window.innerWidth || document.body.clientWidth) + scrollX -300);var root=document.body;root.insertBefore(showDiv,root.firstChild);showDiv.style.top=(p.y + ref.offsetHeight + 3) + 'px';showDiv.style.left=x + 'px';} var timeout=window['hzwtimeout'+id];if(timeout) 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href="http://www.houzz.com/photos/closet-organizers">Closet Organizers</a> · <a link="" href="http://www.houzz.com/photos/clothes-and-shoes-organizers">Clothes And Shoes Organizers</a> · <a link="" href="http://www.houzz.com/photos/coat-stands-and-umbrella-stands">Coat Stands And Umbrella Stands</a> · <a link="" href="http://www.houzz.com/photos/hall-trees">Hall Trees</a> · <a link="" href="http://www.houzz.com/photos/hooks-and-hangers">Hooks And Hangers</a> · <a link="" href="http://www.houzz.com/photos/shoeracks">Shoeracks</a> · <a link="" href="http://www.houzz.com/photos/storage-boxes">Storage Boxes</a> · </div></div></div></div><br></div><div align="left" class="plain"><br></div><div align="left" class="plain"><br></div><p class="plain"></p> Tom Burkhart 2012-10-22T07:19:01-07:00 Burkhart Co. on Houzz Busy Month... http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_25625027 <p class="plain">The month of June was a busy month for the Burkhart Company, and we plan on keeping the momentum going through the Summer. Planning on renovating your kitchen, bathroom, or bedrooms?  <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.burkhartcompany.com/contact_us.html" class="plain">Give us a call</a> and we can get you started.</p> Tom Burkhart 2012-07-02T10:50:58-07:00 Busy Month... Going mobile... http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_24834879 <p class="plain">The Burkhart Company now has a <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://sites.google.com/site/theburkhartco/" class="plain">mobile compatible website </a> thanks to <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://maps.google.com/maps/place?cid=1477546090067548654&q=Burkhart+Company+Louisville+KY&gl=us&t=p&dtab=2&ie=UTF8&z=14&vpsrc=0" class="plain"><u>Google</u></a>.  The link to it is at the bottom of any page on our site.  Now you can show your friends our work anywhere!  </p> Tom Burkhart 2012-05-21T07:38:36-07:00 Going mobile... Samples galore http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_24593278 <p class="plain"></p><div align="center" class="plain"><a link="" target="_self" href="/high_quality_materials.html" class="plain"><img bordercolor="59AFE2" align="left" alt="Our sample room can give you a great idea of the finishes that we can do for you." src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/1f1/3d8/3a2/photo-1--3-.png' style="border: 1px solid #59AFE2;margin: 15px 15px 15px 0px;float: left" bmargin="15" border="1" daid="12084799" title="Our sample room can give you a great idea of the finishes that we can do for you." tmargin="15" rmargin="15" lmargin="0"></a><br></div>We just recently <a link="" target="_self" href="/high_quality_materials.html" class="plain">added a small sampling</a> of the finishes that we do in-house here at the Burkhart Company.  You can view it on our <a link="" target="_self" href="/high_quality_materials.html" class="plain">materials page</a>.  We offer high quality finishes, whether you're looking for a glossy clean look or a rustic weathered finish all of our products are durable and will last a long time.  Any ideas for your home?<div class="plain"><br></div><p class="plain"></p> Tom Burkhart 2012-05-08T09:38:08-07:00 Samples galore New Content Coming! http://www.burkhartcompany.com/pc_url_24089843 <p class="plain">Here at the Burkhart Co. we're working on adding new content to our website and getting more socially active online.  We now have a page on <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/BurkhartCompany" class="plain">Facebook</a>, <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/burkhart-company" class="plain">LinkedIn</a>, <a link="" target="_blank" href="http://www.yelp.com/biz/burkhart-company-louisville" class="plain">Yelp</a>, and <a link="" target="_blank" href="https://plus.google.com/113517332283044734209/" class="plain">Google +</a>.  If you have the time like us, add us, or share the pages with someone you know who may be needing some help with cabinetry in the near future.</p><div class="plain"><br></div><div class="plain">Here's a sneak peak of some of the images that we'll be adding to the website</div><div class="plain"><a link="" target='sk_lightbox{"width":"508","height":"737"}' href="javascript:void(null)" class="plain"><img width="275" bordercolor="797979" align="right" alt="Need more storage? " src='//0104.nccdn.net/1_5/150/2ac/3b2/burkhart004.jpg' style="border: 2px solid #797979;margin: 15px 0px 15px 15px;float: right" bmargin="15" height="398" border="2" daid="11945446" title="Need more storage? " rmargin="0" tmargin="15" lmargin="15" keep_prop="1"></a></div><p class="plain"></p> Tom Burkhart 2012-04-17T07:52:32-07:00 New Content Coming!