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L.E. Smith Introduces Innovative Countertop and Cabinetry Packages...

In order to meet the demand from clients who were seeking one provider to manage both countertop and cabinetry aspects of a project, L.E. Smith is proud to announce the successful launch of our bundled cabinet/countertop program. Now, commercial clients can purchase countertops and cabinets directly from L.E. Smith, who manufacture the countertops and provide cabinets from trusted partners such as Kitchen Kompact, JSI Cabinetry, and Smart Cabinetry. As the nation’s largest single-location manufacturer of laminate countertops, L.E. Smith, manages the entire process of fabricating countertops and delivering cabinets on schedule to the job-site. “Our relationships and expertise with clients…

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Myers Architectural Millwork Trusts L.E. Smith for Countertop...

83% of small businesses will maintain or increase their spending on outsourced business services, according to a 2023 survey conducted by Clutch. And this industry is certainly no exception to that. With millwork revenue in the U.S. growing to reach $33 billion this year alone, according to ibisworld.com, L.E. Smith has significantly increased its outsourcing partnerships with millwork and casework businesses as they strive to meet this demand. In a previously published blog that we wrote entitled, “Outsourcing Offers A Competitive Advantage For Small Businesses”, we explored the major benefits that our clients receive by outsourcing their manufacturing and installation…

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Solid Surface Delivers Ultimate Luxury in This Residential Kitchen

When you normally think about luxurious countertop surfaces, quartz or granite might come to mind initially. But after reading about this project, you’ll add Solid Surface to that list! When planning to build this unique home in Angola, Indiana, the homeowner knew that aesthetics would be a main priority for every component of the construction. The cabinetry for the kitchen, dining room, and 3.5 bathrooms had been selected and finding the perfect countertops to compliment the luxurious look and feel of the cabinetry was the most important factor in the decision-making process. After carefully considering all of the options with…

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THINSCAPE Saved The Day For This Multi-family Housing Project

Nationally, a 6-7 million unit deficit exists on multi-family housing in the U.S. due to the current economic landscape. It’s imperative that these builds continue to happen and we are proud to help support them with cost-effective solutions to budget constraints. A recent project we managed showcases this perfectly. Our client was in the process of renovating a retired urban school building in Ohio into 80 units of affordable senior living apartments. The specification originally called for quartz countertops in all of the units. But with supply chain issues and increasing interest rates affecting the overall cost of the construction…

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What Are The Top Countertop Trends in 2023?

Countertops might be the most important design element to consider for kitchens and bathrooms, as you use them in a practical sense every day and they are a key focal point in the room. Here are our top recommendations for countertop product selections this year: 1. Colors Bringing natural elements into the home has been popular the last few years and this isn’t expected to end in 2023. White, earth tones, and anything that mimics the look of stone will remain very popular. If you prefer real natural stone, cultured marble, granite and quartz vanities are still long-standing traditions in…

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With L.E. Smith, You Don’t Just Get a Product — You Get a...

A company is only as successful as its employees. We wanted to highlight three successful team members and their roles within the company, as well as show how they are committed to helping each client improve their business. Because with L.E. Smith, you don’t just get a product – you get a partner. Michael McNamer – Regional Sales Manager Michael graduated from Ohio Dominican University with a double major in business and finance. While in college, he joined his dad’s company, McNamer Construction, where he managed the day-to-day operations of interior trim carpenters for their custom high-end homes. After graduation,…

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