THE CKB BLOG

Browse through our Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling Blog to get tips, tricks and other insights

Are you ready to start your kitchen remodel but not sure where to begin? We’ll take you through our process, which will include a careful combination of planning, creativity, and collaboration as we help your dream kitchen take shape. We’ll be there every step of the way, from helping you choose the right custom or semi-custom kitchen cabinets to picking the perfect hardware for the new kitchen.

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Queensbury Traditional Kitchen with a Fresh Flair

Queensbury Traditional Kitchen with a Fresh Flair

Capitol designer Adrienne's traditional kitchen design balances classic elegance with modern convenience for these sisters.  Adrienne used dramatic crown molding and a fabulous hood to bring texture and richness to these maple kitchen cabinets. "As a kitchen and bath...

Rotterdam Kitchen Remodel – Storage Solutions from Michaela

Rotterdam Kitchen Remodel – Storage Solutions from Michaela

The primary design objectives in this remodel was to add more storage space for two active cooks.  The original kitchen felt very small and there wasn’t enough room for a breakfast nook or an island.  Capitol designer Michaela's solution was to redesign the kitchen...

Townhouse Master Bathroom Remodel – The details make the difference

Townhouse Master Bathroom Remodel – The details make the difference

When it comes to the resale value of a home, renovating your bathroom is one of the most important investments you can make.  The client, Carol, had an uninspiring space in her townhouse master bathroom and decided to finally do something about it.  Capitol designer...

Cabinets 101

Cabinets 101

Cabinetry 101 TYPES OF CABINETS, DOORS, AND DRAWERS It's exciting to choose cabinetry for your new kitchen or bath, but with so many different types of cabinets to choose from, how do you know where to begin? While it's great to have choices, it can be overwhelming...

Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets – Lacey Helps Solve a Problem in a Pinch!

Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinets – Lacey Helps Solve a Problem in a Pinch!

For this beautiful two-toned Saratoga Springs kitchen, the clients had already started the kitchen remodel before they contacted Capitol designer Lacey to help out.  "When I got involved, their kitchen was already torn out, they were without a contractor, and not sure...

Waterview Shaker Kitchen

Waterview Shaker Kitchen

This previously outdated kitchen just wasn't working for a family in Saratoga Springs, NY so we made a couple subtle design changes that made sense for the client's lifestyle. First, we mixed cabinet styles, using both full overlay full access White Shaker Cabinets...

The Onyx Collection

The Onyx Collection

The Onyx Collections offers a wide selection of solid surface products to create the perfect bathroom The Onyx Collection manufactures shower bases, shower pans, lavatories, tub surrounds, fireplace hearths, slabs, seats, trim and other shower accessories to your...

Best of Houzz

Best of Houzz

Capitol Kitchens & Baths Awarded Best Of Houzz 2019Awarded by Community of Over 40 Million Monthly Users, Annual BOH Badge Highlights Home Remodeling & Design Professionals with Top Ratings and Most Popular Home DesignsJanuary 23, 2019 – Capitol...

Rotterdam Kitchen Remodel

Rotterdam Kitchen Remodel

Project: Kitchen renovation Designer:   Michaela Cabinetry:  Kemper Choice Herrington | Coconut with a toasted almond glaze The new kitchen renovation focused on accessibility and is loaded with organization and convenience accessories.  Capitol designer Michaela...

Brookline Drive Kitchen

Brookline Drive Kitchen

Project: Kitchen renovation Designer: Adrienne Cabinetry: Kemper Dutton | white paint Design Goal: Create an open space that is unique, relaxing and functional. Capitol designer Adrienne worked with the homeowner to create an open space where family and friends could...

Carstead Drive Kitchen

Carstead Drive Kitchen

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  From Traditional to Transitional Capitol designer Adrienne worked with homeowners Greg and Freya to update this otherwise dark and inefficient kitchen to the beautiful transitional kitchen it is today.  They started by eliminating an oddly placed...

ADA Compliant Bathroom

ADA Compliant Bathroom

Celebrate your independence every day, with full-access solutions for those who need a little more assistance. There’s no reason most people can’t age in place if that’s what works for them. You can be one of them as long as you can have the kinds of facilities you...

Latham Kitchen Remodel

Latham Kitchen Remodel

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Small kitchen, Big Style Capitol designer Lacey worked with homeowner Kristen to update this small kitchen.  The old kitchen seemed dark and constricted and the flow just was not right. Lacey moved the range to ease traffic flow and introduce...

Why choose Quartz countertops

Why choose Quartz countertops

Quartz countertops With the look of natural stone, minus the maintenance, quartz countertops (engineered stone) is quickly replacing granite as the go-to material for discerning homeowners. When it comes to quality, nothing beats quartz countertops. They’re durable,...

Clifton Park Kitchen Transformation

Clifton Park Kitchen Transformation

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Maple kitchen transformtion The open layout of this Clifton Park home makes this maple kitchen the focal point. This transitional kitchen design exudes calm with smart storage and a clean look. Ample counter and storage space, an island with...

CELEBRATE WITH SAVINGS

CELEBRATE WITH SAVINGS

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WILTON KITCHEN REMODEL

WILTON KITCHEN REMODEL

PROJECT DESCRIPTION The goal of the redesign of this Wilton, NY kitchen was to maximize the availability of natural, light, create an open space that felt light and airy, and to offer plenty of storage and functional space.  Says homeowner, Mary Lou, "It’s amazing how...

3 Reasons Summer is a Great time to Remodel Your Kitchen

3 Reasons Summer is a Great time to Remodel Your Kitchen

Summer is coming! You’re most likely planning some great family vacations, maybe some time at the beach or camping. But have you thought about planning your kitchen remodel? Why would you be thinking about that? Everyone is away and all you can think about is outdoor...

CLIFTON PARK KITCHEN REMODEL

CLIFTON PARK KITCHEN REMODEL

PROJECT DESCRIPTION A light and airy kitchen remodel.  Soothing tones and expert space planning,  this kitchen makeover gave the homeowner exactly what he wanted – and more! Says homeowner, Ryan, "I knew I wanted it to look good but I needed it to be very functional, ...

Farmhouse-kitchen-Remodel

Farmhouse-kitchen-Remodel

Bringing new life to an old family home. This 1800's farmhouse had been in the family for years and the kitchen was just one part of a much larger whole home renovation.  Since the family had grown up in this house, maintaining the character and charm was as important...