Custom kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, kitchen design, located in Annville Pensylvania, servicing Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon, Philadelphia, Carlisle, Gettysburg, York, Baltimore

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Office Exercises – Colonial Craft Kitchens, Inc.

Office Exercise

It's Monday afternoon and yawns are running-a-rampant amongst us designers here at Colonial Craft Kitchens. The level of exhaustion being displayed sparked a lengthy conversation about personal health in an office setting. Although our hands are constantly busy clicking and typing away, it's not quite the amount of exercise needed to keep those yawns away. It's not all about being tired, though. Did you know that sitting close to 8 hours a day, 5 days a week is actually detrimental to your health? Studies show that a sedentary lifestyle, a lifestyle that is commonly linked to the average...

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Dekton: A new, ultra compact surface by Cosentino – Colonial Craft Kitchens, Inc.

Dekton

Dekton by Cosentino In the kitchen business, we get excited when companies unveil a totally new product. Cosentino, the world's leading manufacturer of quartz surfaces has released a new, ultra compact surface called, Dekton. This product has a variety of uses such as countertops, shower surrounds and even flooring and outdoor building surfaces. With years of research behind it, Dekton's major selling point is it's durability. Composed of simplified minerals that undergo a sped-up, metamorphic process similar to what the earth does over thousands of years, Dekton is a super dense and tough...

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Outdoor Cabinetry – Colonial Craft Kitchens, Inc.

Outdoor Kitchen

Outdoor Cabinetry If you've driven past our showroom in Annville, Pennsylvania over the past five years, you've probably seen a fairly large cabinet sitting outside on the sidewalk. You've probably even asked yourself, "What's that cabinet doing outside in the weather?" That's a question that we get ALL the time and we've even had some people call us to say that it's raining outside and we should bring the cabinet inside. Although a traditional cabinet wouldn't be able to withstand the elements without showing signs of failure over just a few weeks, our cabinet has weathered all four seasons...

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Mark your calendar for June 14th!

Calendar of Events

Mark your calendar! Summer is quickly approaching and vacation season is about to begin! However, there are some dates that you may want to save on your calendar. Colonial Craft Kitchens will be participating in a few events in the upcoming weeks. The funny thing is, all three events take place on the same day! Saturday, June 14th 26th Annual Historic Old Annville Day 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM Historic Old Annville Day is an annual celebration of Annville, Pennsylvania and it's rich history. Route 422 in downtown Annville will be closed for a few hours for  a street fair featuring over 100 vendors...

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Functional Beach House Bathroom Vanities by Colonial Craft Kitchens, Inc.

Bathroom Vanities

Functional Beach House Bathroom Vanities Our name says, "kitchens", but if you've been with us for a while, you might've realized that we're MUCH more than that. In fact, we go beyond kitchen and bathroom cabinetry. However, that's for another blog. Anyway, to put it simply, bathroom vanities are a big part of what we do. Recently, we've produced some pretty "eye-catching" bathroom vanities for a project in Stone Harbor, New Jersey. A big trend in the bathroom happens to be, you guessed it; white painted cabinetry. Below are a few examples of the vanities that were built for the beach. This...

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What are quartz countertops? – Colonial Craft Kitchens, Inc.

Cambria Quartz

What are quartz countertops? Okay, so I know we already talked about quartz countertops in a previous blog, but with a demand for quartz tops on the rise, some people want to know more about it. Not only is it becoming more popular, we are almost seeing it overtake granite in the kitchen. Although quartz is a "man-made" countertop surface and many options appeal to the minimalist with its clean and contemporary design , newer styles are becoming more and more natural looking as time goes on. With a natural look and properties that make it virtually, maintenance free, quartz countertops may be the right...

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