• Tips and Trends

Tips & Trends

Finishing Cabinets: How to Choose Accents & Hardware

So, you’ve picked the cabinet color, style and finish... What about accents and hardware? It’s fun and rewarding to personalize your new cabinetry with decorative elements. With beautiful accouterments — perfect for proclaiming a design theme — our Kitchen Design Center staff can direct you to the right cabinet accent pieces that bring your vision to life.

Learn more about accents and hardware, as well as the terminology you’ll need when shopping, to help find the finished look that is right for you!

Read More

Cabinetry 101: Finding Your Perfect Cabinet Style

1) What's your style?

Some might choose modern kitchen or bathroom. Others could only be described as casual. No matter how you embrace life, Omega has a cabinet design style that will not only mirror your mantra but will also exceed your expectations. Learn more about the popular design styles below to determine your preference and find the cabinet look that is right for you.

Read More

7 Questions to Ask Before Kitchen Remodeling

Planning your kitchen remodel can be a fun and exciting process. There are styles, colors and finishes to choose, layouts to consider, and lighting options to explore. However, you may become overwhelmed by the options, or confused by all the possibilities: How much storage will I need? Should I purchase wood or laminate cabinets? What’s more practical, a stationary or mobile counter island?

To answer these (and other specific questions), it helps to first have a clear idea of your family’s kitchen needs. Having a blueprint for the end product before you begin brainstorming, helps guide you through the process. So, let’s begin with the basics!

Read More

7 Kitchen Remodeling Tips & Trends for Your Albany Upstate NY Home

It’s time to make that charming upstate home yours, and the first place to start is the kitchen!

There are many things to consider when remodeling your kitchen. Most people focus on the esthetics of their new kitchen; colors, style, materials, etc. However, in doing so they forget the important aspects of their new kitchen: design and functionality.

Here are 7 simple remodeling tips & trends to keep in mind when remodeling your kitchen that will help you make your new kitchen both beautiful and practical:

Read More

Need Workspace? Kitchen Redesign with Counterspace in Mind

When your kitchen is full of cooking, entertaining, studying and family activities, there can never be too much counterspace! If you’re thinking about redesigning your kitchen to add this much-needed countertop area, there are a few strategies you can employ to achieve the best end result!

Here are a few ways to approach kitchen redesign with counterspace in mind!

Read More

Double-Hung Windows 101: What are the Benefits?

When it comes to selecting windows, you'll want to find a stylish model that’s easy to install. A popular choice that meets both criteria are double-hung style windows. So, what exactly are they?

Double-hungs are windows that can be opened from the bottom or top sash, which allows the window to open slide up and down.

Because of the way they are constructed, these windows are an excellent choice for rooms facing walkways and porches; but there are many other benefits to double-hungs. Whether you’re adding windows to a new home or replacing your old windows, you don’t want to be left in the dark. 

Here are Some of the Benefits of Double-Hung Windows:

Read More

Recent Articles

GNH Lumber Logo
How to Plan Your Dream Kitchen Infographic