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ABOUT COX KITCHENS:

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BALTIMORE'S BEST KITCHENS AND BATHS SINCE 1950

Cox Kitchens and Baths Original LocationCox Kitchens & Baths, Inc. has been Baltimore's premier kitchen and bath design leader since its inception in 1950. They are the oldest kitchen and bath remodeler in the area and have been proudly family-owned and -managed since those first years. Their design team includes three certified kitchen designers who combine more than 75 years of professional design experience. Cox Kitchens is an original member of the National Kitchen & Bath Association and have successfully completed more than 10,500 residential installations over the past five decades.

Cox Kitchens and Baths' founder, Robert Cox, started this business in 1950 in his wonderful home on York Road (pictured above) in the neighborhood of Govans, a stone's throw from Loyola College. Bob Gibbs receiving a CKD AwardTogether with his wife Ellen, Cox Kitchens and Baths quickly became a recognized remodeling leader in the Greater Baltimore Metropolitan Area.

Years later, Robert and Ellen Cox were joined by their daughter Susie and her husband Bob Gibbs, CKD. Together Bob (pictured at right receiving one of his numerous awards for his design work) and Susie continue to run the business in the same tradition of quality established so long ago by Bob Cox. They also have had the pleasure of being joined by their daughter Allison Wallen, CKD, who has long been one of the areas most sought after designers. President of Cox Kitchens Bob Gibbs and his Son MartinBob and Susie's son Martin serves as production manager overseeing the full spectrum of the contractor and installation services that Cox Kitchens and Baths offers. Martin is a key link between his family and yours, with a keen and trained eye on the impeccable craftsmanship his Grandfather insisted on. Martin's wonderful wife Katie also works in the offices and currently is grooming the fourth generation of kitchen designers.

In 1993, Cox moved to its current location (display below) 6322 Falls Road near Princeton Sports and exit 666 off of 695. The showrooms were updated and reflect cutting edge design and craftsmanship and Cox's traditional eye on functional design advancements.

Display kitchen at Cox Kitchens showroom


Cox Kitchens and Baths' family is the foundation of Baltimore's premier remodeling firm. Their unmatched experience and driving desire to be an "Advocate for Our Customers," makes Cox Kitchens and Baths the right choice to create the perfect living space for you and your family.

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Custom KitchenAWARD WINNING SERVICE FROM BALTIMORE'S DESIGN LEADER

As a family–owned and–managed business, Cox Kitchens & Baths, Inc. knows the importance of relationships and trust. From beginning to end we serve each of our clients with the highest level of personal attention. Every project is custom designed to meet your traffic flow and storage needs as well as tailored to maximize your budget. Cox Kitchens and Baths creates hand rendered floor plans and elevations that artistically capture designs for each client. And each job is crafted, built and skillfully installed by Cox's select mechanics.

Custom Built-in Living Area Cabinets designed by Cox Kitchens

Cox Kitchens & Baths, Inc. has been an industry leader in creative, functional and aesthetic solutions for kitchens, bathrooms, as well in additions, libraries, offices, laundry rooms, living areas, hutches, media centers and other built-in cabinetry and storage. Cox offers a complete selection of custom Cabinetry and Countertops and also offers design support on a huge selection of appliances, flooring, wall finishes, windows, doors, electrical, and plumbing.

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RECENT NEWS:


COX KITCHENS AND BATHS IS NOW A EPA CERTIFIED LEAD-SAFE FIRM


Cox Kitchens and Baths EPA Lead-Safe Certified Firm

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Lead, a toxic metal used for years in products found in and around Mid-Atlantic homes, may cause a range of health effects, from behavioral problems and learning disabilities, to seizures and death. That is why the designers and installation professionals at Cox Kitchens and Baths have embraced the EPA's new certification standards for removal and handling of all lead paint situations.Owner and senior designer Robert Gibbs as well as Production Supervisor Martin Gibbs recently completed all required training to become EPA Certified Lead Renovator Managers.

Now you can rest assured that the removal of your old hazardous materials will be handled professionally, safely and with the kind of attention to detail that Cox Kitchens and Baths has been famous for since 1950.

For more information on EPA's Lead-Safe program please visit: www.epa.gov/lead/pubs/leadinfo.htm



SPOTLIGHT


Beautiful Contemporary Kitchen by Quality Cabinetry and Cox Kitchens

Cox Kitchens and Baths prides itself on offering only the finest quality products to our customers through continuous and vigilant scrutiny of all service and product providers. Over time some of these people and their product have proven themselves to be worthy of our highest esteem and complete trust. Below we highlight one of these proven partners. It is our pleasure to introduce our friends at Signature Custom Cabinetry.

SIGNATURE CUSTOM CABINETRY
Custom Cabinets by Signature, Design by Cox Kitchens

Company History The history of Signature Custom Cabinetry is a story of family, tradition, and good old Pennsylvania German craftsmanship. It started with the Martin brothers - Kent, Devon & Delayne - whose grandfather taught them the time-honored art of woodworking in his Lancaster County wood shop.

Signature's Growth In 1989, Signature Custom Cabinetry was founded by the Martin brothers. With humble beginnings in Kent's over-sized two-car garage, a legacy was born. With Devon as the first official employee, Signature began to manufacture quality custom-built cabinetry. After one year of existence, we moved to a larger facility. Over the years we have met the increased demand for our cabinetry by growing at a controlled, steady, double digit rate. Today we have over 150 employees and occupy 55,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space. Since our beginning, we have surrounded ourselves with quality people who we choose to call stakeholders. These stakeholders include customers, associates, design professionals and vendors; all who have an interest in the continued success of Signature Custom Cabinetry. We look forward to continued prosperity with the participation of all our stakeholders.

Modern CabinetryContinuing the Legacy Today, Signature Custom Cabinetry remains true to its heritage, blending an uncompromising commitment to craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technology. Only the very best local craftspeople are hired. . . cabinet makers, finish artisans, and in the time-honored tradition of the craft, promising apprentices who aspire to becoming Signature artisans. From the moment your new, custom cabinetry is installed, we know you'll appreciate the legacy of love and care that is built into every Signature cabinet.

Mortise & Tenon JointSignature's cabinetry comes in a variety of door styles, artistic finishes, and materials. All custom cabinetry is crafted using the finest hardwoods with proven and perfected blind mortise and tenon joinery. Their highly engineered drawer system includes solid wood, four-sided, dovetailed construction mounted on the finest, quietest, smoothest gliding drawer suspension system, boasting high quality engineering guaranteed for life. The unique French dovetail construction employed by Signature for their casework, makes their cabinetry very unique. French dovetails featuring interlocking male and female components create a completely self contained construction feature putting Signature Cabinetry virtually in a class all its own. Along with traditional high quality adhesives and fasteners, the unique French dovetail construction makes Signature Custom Cabinetry, the best value in the market place.

Modern CabinetryTo learn more please visit Cox Kitchens and Baths' showroom and click to Signature's web site at www.signaturecab.com.

Reproduced by permission of Signature Custom Cabinetry, Inc.

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DESIGN TIP

KEEP IT OFF THE COUNTER

Keep small kitchen appliances hidden with appliance garages

Take a look at whatís on your countertop right now. Do you see small appliances such as a coffee maker or blender? What about sponges and dish soap? Maybe you even have some spices or slotted spoons on display.

Itís no secret that clutter makes a space feel smaller and less functional, but how do we hide the items we always need within arms reach? At Cox Kitchens and Baths our designers have a lot of tricks to keep the things we need off the counter yet readily accessible. Some of our clients have increased their counter space by using items such as appliance garages, tilt out trays in the sink cabinet, built-in appliances that do double duty, and even custom cabinetry personalized to meet their specific needs. Our nationally certified designers keep up to date on the latest trends in organization. We can suggest ways to improve the look of your kitchen while increasing the functionality and saving you time. We create kitchens and baths that are organized according to the clientís specific needs and where no space is wasted.

Come in and ask us for more ways to keep it off the counter.

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OUR FOUNDER, ROBERT F. COX


FOunder of Cox Kitchens, Robert F. CoxSInce hanging out his shingle in 1950, Robert Cox pursued complete mastery of the profession of Kitchen and Bath Designer. His success was so complete and thorough he became a noted national industry leader. Bob Cox was instrumental in not only establishing accreditation standards for kitchen and bathroom design, but also teaching these skills to the current generation's industry leaders. Bob and his wife Ellen traveled the country teaching design and nurturing the industry he helped create. He stressed extensive knowledge of all the products available, complete understanding of proper planning for traffic flow and the exacting details of accurate rendering of design. Those things coupled with Bob's outgoing personality and altruistic approach to customer care set the solid foundation for what today is Baltimore's premier kitchen and bathroom remodeler.

Bob's children and grandchildren still employ many of the design techniques that he taught and embrace his customer care philosophy.

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Cox Kitchens & Baths, Inc. • 6322 Falls Road • Baltimore, Maryland 21209 • (410) 296-4700 • info@coxkitchensandbaths.com

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