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Calculating Your Kitchen Renovation Costs

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If you’re considering a kitchen renovation in your Hudson Valley home, consider this: The National Association of Realtors estimates that kitchen and bathroom renovations can return 70% to 75% of costs. As for what those remodeling costs may be, the answer is, it depends. See what it could cost to remodel your Hudson Valley kitchen … Read more

Color Trends in Kitchens

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As we noted in a previous blog article, color trends in kitchens are all about bringing in new hues and being creative with color. The stark white and traditional neutrals are giving way to bolder color choices in kitchens—allowing cabinetry, backsplashes, and countertops to stand out in fresh ways.  Bringing personality and vibrancy to your … Read more

Introducing Client-Friendly Financing for Hudson Valley Home Remodeling Projects


Making Renovations More Affordable and Easier at Affordable Granite & Cabinetry At Affordable Granite & Cabinetry, we strive to always have the finest cabinetry, countertop, flooring, and tile sources and materials available for Hudson Valley homeowners. As many who visit our showroom know, our selection is vast and varied to meet all remodeling budgets and … Read more

Kitchen Countertop Trends in 2024

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If you’re planning to remodel your Hudson Valley kitchen, Affordable Granite & Cabinetry has an extensive selection of countertops (and lots more) in our Fishkill showroom to spark so many beautiful ideas (and design plans!). Changing your countertops provides an instant facelift to any kitchen. Here are some countertop trends for 2024 to put on … Read more

2024 Kitchen Design Trends: Out With the Outdated, In With the Bold

Kitchen Trends 2024

New year, new kitchen? If you’re thinking about a kitchen makeover with cabinetry, countertops, and flooring that are on trend, here are some 2024 kitchen design trends for your Hudson Valley home.  Color for cabinetry The stark white-on-white color scheme gives way this year to more vibrancy. Although classic white still has a place, the … Read more

Reviving an Outdated Kitchen: 7 Strategies for a Modern Makeover

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If the last time you renovated your kitchen was in the 1990s, or if you’ve bought a home with an outdated kitchen, it’s time for a modern makeover with a full renovation to bring your kitchen up to date (and which is more efficient over piecemeal updates in the long run). Here are some strategies … Read more

Renovating Your Kitchen During an Uncertain Economy: Tips on Budgeting for a Remodeling Project During Times of Inflation

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You have your sights set on creating that dream kitchen or luxurious bathroom in your Hudson Valley home in 2024. But what about those inflationary prices that come during uncertain economic times? Some reports predict the economy will grow in 2024, while others are more cautions.  How does this affect budgeting for your project? The … Read more

Timeless Kitchen Design: Classic Elements for a Lasting Appeal


Like anything in home décor, kitchen design trends change over time—but there are classic elements that create timeless kitchen design. Although designers may differ about particulars, here are some broad strokes to incorporate for traditionalists who are renovating a Hudson Valley kitchen, doing a small kitchen remodel, or building a new kitchen entirely. At Affordable … Read more

Innovative Cabinet Design Ideas for Small Kitchens

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If you’ve got a smaller or older home, chances are you’ve got a fairly small kitchen. The Hudson Valley is home to countless charming houses, but if there’s anything many of those homes’ owners would change, it’s the amount of storage space in their kitchens.  When you can’t remodel your kitchen to physically enlarge it, … Read more

Maximizing Space: Creative Storage Solutions for Your Kitchen and Bath

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Many Hudson Valley homeowners would agree—there can always be more storage. In high-traffic parts of the home like kitchens and bathrooms, this can be especially apparent. However, there are plenty of ways to maximize the space in these rooms. We’ve put together some creative storage solutions for your kitchen and bath to ensure you’re getting … Read more