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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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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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Organization For The Everyday Kitchen

Kitchen Organization

Organization For The Everyday Kitchen By: Jordan Hoffsmith - Designer If you've ever visited our showroom, you've seen all the neat pullouts and storage solutions that are scattered all around the building. I personally enjoy showing people our various hideaways and seeing their, at first perplexed but then amazed faces when a simple press of a button makes a whole cabinet slide, spin or pivot. Although automated hideaways are certainly a showstopper, they're not always practical for everyone. With ever evolving kitchen organization technology, it's becoming easier to maximize practicality...

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Latest Trends in Kitchen Lighting

Multiple Level Island

Latest Trends in Kitchen Lighting Technology evolves. It took a device that was the size of a lunch box, put it in your hand and gave it the functionality of a small computer. I'm talking about cell phones, of course. Just as cell phones and countless other things have evolved over the years, kitchen lighting has, as well. Fluorescent lighting and halogen bulbs are losing their market command to the much more efficient and durable, LED lighting. This article will explore the latest trends in kitchen lighting. Track Lighting Although a little on the contemporary side, track lighting is a super...

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Cabinetry Hardware that Compliments

Cabinetry Hardware

Cabinetry Hardware Cabinetry hardware - a piece of art that is not only beautiful, but also functional. It can come in the form of knobs, pulls, cups, pegs, people...Yes, I said people! One of our favorite interior designers put it this way: "Hardware is the jewelry of cabinetry - the final touches that bring the whole look together". Although they are the final touches, selection of hardware takes place much earlier in the process of creating beautiful cabinetry. Choosing the right hardware is a more involved process than you may imagine. There's really a lot that actually goes into...

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Spring Design Ideas

Tulip

Spring is a-bloomin' and our design ideas are flowing...With lighter and brighter days, it's time to take the winter coat and with no regrets, hang it up. It's time for cool evenings on the patio with hooded sweaters and a fresh glass of lemonade to reflect on your day. It's time for grilling and the joys of cooking with fresh produce from the farmers market, and the delights of sweet fragrant flowers, that draw our noses near, and make us take time to smell them. Thank the Lord for these blessings that can awaken our spirits after hibernating from the harshness of winter! Sequentially, after...

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