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Up-Level Your Design with Mosaic Tile for Kitchen and Bath

Mosaic tiles offer homeowners boundless creativity and beauty when designing or remodeling their kitchen or bathroom. Mosaic tiles come in glass (and recycled glass for ultimate sustainability), natural stone, porcelain/ceramic combinations, marble, shell, and metal. They come in a wide range of sizes and styles, such as herringbone, “subway,” chevron, basketweave, round, hexagonal shapes and … Read more

The Differences Between Porcelain and Ceramic Floor Tiles

Options for Selecting Porcelain or Ceramic Tiles for Your Kitchen Flooring Whether you’re working on a full-scale kitchen renovation or want to update or upgrade the kitchen flooring, porcelain tiles and ceramic tiles are among the choices. If you love your kitchen cabinets, countertops and the layout, but you want to transform the room’s look, … Read more

Natural Granite vs. Other Stone Countertops – Which is Right for Your Kitchen?

Cambria Bentley Engineered Quartz

Looking for a beautiful way to update your kitchen? Natural granite as well as engineered quartz stone countertops make elegant, hearty surfaces. However, these substances are not interchangeable and have different qualities to consider for your kitchen renovation. Natural granite countertops Natural stone, such as granite, is quarry-mined around the world. The raw granite that … Read more

Shopping for Kitchen Cabinets? Here are Some Basic Shopping Tips

custom kitchen cabinets

Shopping for kitchen cabinets? A kitchen renovation breathes new life into your home; cabinetry plays a key role in how the room looks and how your kitchen functions. Even if you’re not doing a full kitchen renovation, you can update the space by replacing the cabinets for a fresh, custom look. As you shop around, … Read more

You Might Not Have To Seal Your Granite Countertops After All

Seal Your Granite Countertops

You may be surprised to find out that your granite countertops may need even less maintenance than you thought. OK, you just got new granite countertops and want to make sure they stay as functional and beautiful as they are now. If you’re like me, the first thing you do is an internet search for … Read more

I Doubled My Kitchen’s Size Without Having to Make it Any Bigger

A great kitchen remodel can add warmth and character to your home, but it can also add something you never thought possible: more room. I live in a smaller house. While we don’t have vaulted ceilings or a formal dining room, our home has always served us well and has been more than large enough … Read more

I Watched My Kitchen Go From a Dated Disaster to Simply Stunning


I never thought that I would have one of those kitchens you see in magazines, but that’s exactly what happened when we decided to finally do something about our dated mess of a kitchen. When we moved into our home in the late 1990s, the flowered tile backsplash and composite countertops already seemed a bit … Read more

Kitchen Design Trends To Watch In 2019 — Part II

The first day of 2019 will be here before you know it, and here at Affordable Granite & Cabinetry Outlet, we’re already planning ahead to keep up with next year’s kitchen design trends. We provided you with information about a few kitchen design trends we’ll be watching in 2019 in a previous post, so be sure to … Read more

Kitchen Design Trends To Watch In 2019 — Part I

At Affordable Granite & Cabinetry Outlet, we can’t believe that summer is long behind us and that the first day of 2019 is just around the corner. We know that many of our readers will be taking on kitchen remodels next year, so in today’s post, we’ll take a look at four kitchen design trends we’re expecting to … Read more