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

2024 Kitchen Design Trends: Out With the Outdated, In With the Bold

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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

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

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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

The Pros and Cons of Open-Concept Kitchens in Remodeling Projects

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Open floor plans—usually a “great room” with an open-concept kitchen fully visible and contiguous dining and living rooms—have been popular for decades. Advancements in home construction, including the ability to shift where load-bearing walls are located within a home, helped bring the modern style of open-concept kitchens into the traditional living space. The open floor … Read more

5 Tips to Survive Without a Kitchen During a Remodel

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A kitchen remodeling job can be challenging, and usually means being without a working kitchen for a few weeks or a few months, depending on the project’s complexity. Given all the Hudson Valley kitchen remodeling projects we’ve done over the years at Affordable Granite & Cabinetry, we offer these five tips to survive without a … Read more

Top 5 Elements of a Contemporary Kitchen

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As a Hudson Valley home improvement center, the design team at Affordable Granite & Cabinetry work with many homeowners in the Fishkill and surrounding area who are renovating their kitchens. Whether the homes are farmhouse traditional or newer construction, kitchen remodeling is usually done to create an updated look. Here are the top five elements … Read more