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The Designer’s Dish: What’s Hot and What’s Not in Today’s Kitchens

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The showcase of any modern home, today’s kitchen has to be more than simply functional; it’s got to be fabulous. If a redo is on your to-do list, go for products, layouts, and trends that have staying power. We asked local kitchen pros to share tips on trends to embrace and what to avoid, as well as provide predictions on what will still be hot tomorrow and what’s likely to go the way of avocado laminate. Here’s what they say.

 

the pros

Lou Castaldo
Hi-Light Decorating, Yonkers

Mel Elion
Bilotta Kitchens, Mamaroneck

Carina Farber
Kitchen Design by Choice, Pelham Manor

Ryan Ko
Today’s Kitchen, Hartsdale and Stamford, Connecticut

Anthony Maucieri
East Hill Cabinetry, Briarcliff Manor

Dale Mitchell
Antique & Vintage Woods of America, Pine Plains, New York

Glenn Muller
Kitchen Solutions,
Bronx, New York

Sam Owen
Garth Custom Kitchens, Scarsdale

Christopher Peacock
Christopher Peacock Cabinetry, Greenwich, Connecticut

Lynda Saraceni
Kitchens by Deane,
New Canaan, Connecticut

Rob Stonbely
Kitchen & Bath Source, White Plains

Zeljko (Jerry) Tomic
Top Drawer Custom Cabinetry, New Rochelle

Greg Weiss
JILCO, Granite Springs

Cabinetry

What’s Hot 

Photo by Peter Rymwid

This Rye kitchen was designed with an open layout, creating space for several cooks and elegant entertaining. (Shown: kitchen designed by Laura Sperandio, Bilotta Kitchens, Mamaroneck)

Furniture fashion Whether traditional or contemporary, cabinetry with a furniture feel is gaining in popularity ( kitchen designed by Clive Christian Greenwich, Greenwich, Connecticut).

Breaking the Mold
According to the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), cabinetry eats up about 40 percent of most overall kitchen remodeling budgets, so do your homework. Today, creativity reigns. “Years ago, you would have a series of 15-inch-wide cabinet doors throughout the kitchen,” notes Mel Elion, a senior designer with Bilotta Kitchens in Mamaroneck. “Now, people are looking for something fresh and unexpected.” Custom and semi-custom cabinets come in an endless variety of shapes and sizes. “Manufacturers are thinking outside the traditional cabinet box, and they’re offering loads of options,” says Lynda Saraceni, a designer with Kitchens by Deane’s New Canaan, Connecticut showroom.

Fitted and accessorized interiors maximize every inch of space. Appliance garages and carousel shelves in a variety of sizes are used to make use of dead corner space. Tambour doors, which hide appliances such as blenders and food processors, often are equipped with dividers and electrical outlets so small appliances can be used right where they’re stored. “Function is playing a major role in design,” says Rob Stonbely, owner of Kitchen & Bath Source in White Plains. “The ability to access the contents of a cabinet is key.”

Built-in pantries with slide-out drawers keep all ingredients accessible (no more reaching into dark corners to find a can of soup); and slide-out trays and racks put everything within easy reach. “No one wants stationary shelves anymore,” says Anthony Maucieri, owner of East Hill Cabinetry in Briarcliff Manor. And drawers and shelves designed for specific purposes are commonplace. From spice drawers to plate racks and tall, thin compartments for pans and cookie sheets (much better than storing them in the oven) to notched knife drawers, cabinet manufacturers have thought of everything to create a clutter-free cooking environment.

Furniture Fashion
Whether the look is traditional or contemporary, there’s an overall trend for the kitchen to look like anything but, well, a kitchen, according to designers. For more traditional spaces, there are furniture-style pieces that evoke a look more reminiscent of an English library than a kitchen. Fluted pilasters, corbels, moldings, and footed cabinets that mimic stand-alone furniture pieces are all the rage. While this look has been popular for the past few years, what’s new is that they are becoming bigger, bolder, and simpler. “People are moving toward a more transitional look,” says Maucieri. “They don’t want anything too fancy. They’re looking for a cleaner, more modern feel.” Homeowners are beginning to eschew traditional kitchen woods such as cherry and maple for mahogany and walnut, which in the past have been reserved for more formal living and dining rooms. Exotic woods such as reconstituted oak, bamboo, and mesquite, are also gaining in favor.

According to Elion, the 18-inch cabinet above stacked wall cabinets is still very much in demand. “It creates a visual geometric pattern,” Elion notes. “It also is a good use of space. The top cabinets often feature glass and are lit for display.”

The designers indicate that while painted cabinetry is still a big player, it tends to be less monochromatic. So while a kitchen’s perimeter cabinetry will be painted a shade of white or cream, the island might be done up in a more vivid shade to serve as contrast. Often seen are deeply stained woods, rich reds, and pine or sage greens.

Function key Today’s kitchens have sliding drawers, pantries, and shelves for just about every purpose. (Shown here: spice rack designed by East Hill Cabinetry, Briarcliff Manor)

 

Nice and Easy Hardware
Designers agree that one of the simplest—and most economical—ways to improve your kitchen is to update your cabinet hardware. Replacing traditional brass knobs with matte pewter handles can instantly revive a dated kitchen. “The hardware is the jewelry of the kitchen,” says Christopher Peacock, the high-end designer whose eponymous cabinet company is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. He notes that there’s been an emphasis recently on more minimalist, clean, and simple styles.

 

What’s Not

Overly Ornate
The heyday of complicated, ornate cabinetry is over, according to designers. “That overly elaborate look with the heavy moldings and acanthus inlays is done,” says Rob Stonbely. Not only does that kind of Old World-style cabinetry clash with the clean, streamlined, “uncluttered,” aesthetic so popular today, most designers consider it a poor choice for the kitchen because the ornate details are magnets for grease and dust.

Appliances

What’s Hot 

Talking turkey Combining the power of an oven with the convenience of a microwave, the Whirlpool Gold Velos SpeedCook oven ($899) can get a turkey on the table in nearly half the time.

Lean, Green, Efficient Machines
They have beauty and brains. They’re space efficient, fitting right where you need them and, pound for pound, pack maximum capability. They’re smart, with space-age timers, built-in digital recipes, and on/off switches that can be operated remotely from Tokyo. Not only do today’s hottest appliances look good, say the experts, they are good.

Where to invest for tomorrow’s kitchen? The designers we spoke to thought the new speed-cook ovens have real staying power. (After all, who wouldn’t want to roast a chicken in 20 minutes?) “They’re quick, easy, and energy-efficient, so there’s absolutely no down side,” says Peacock. The ovens use a combination of microwaves and halogen lights to bake, broil, roast, and grill foods at lightning speed.
Another favorite of the pros is the induction cooktop, which uses electromagnetic energy to transfer heat directly to pots and pans. “The surface is only hot when the connection is made to the pot,” Elion explains. “No fuel is wasted and you don’t end up heating your entire kitchen.” Induction heat also cooks 50 percent faster than conventional methods (you can make a cup of tea in 90 seconds!), offers effortless clean-up since its surface is cool and flat, allows instant temperature adjustment, and—an aesthetic plus—just looks so super sleek.

The pros also suggest investing in Energy Star-qualified appliances, which meet strict government guidelines by using 10 to 50 percent less energy and water than standard models. Switching to an Energy Star-rated dishwasher or fridge can save you $75 a year in energy costs alone (something to take into account when making the initial purchase, since these green machines tend to be a bit more expensive up front).

Full of Beans
Enjoy a coffee bar that’s open 24/7. Miele’s built-in coffee system ($2,699) offers a choice between freshly ground whole-bean coffee or its own Nespresso capsule coffee system.

Out-of-Sight Products
Once upon a time, every kitchen featured a bulky microwave on its counter. In the near future, you may need to send out a search party to find the microwave—or any appliance for that matter. For years, the trend in high-end kitchen design has been to fit appliances with custom panels so they blend seamlessly with the surrounding cabinetry.

Today, innovations in integrated-appliance design and technology make it possible for them to virtually disappear into the woodwork. Appliance designers are “giving a lot more thought as to how we actually use the appliances,” notes Saraceni. “For example, Smeg USA just came out with a 36-inch horizontal dishwasher. It doesn’t require as much room to open, so it’s perfect for cramped spaces. It can even fit under a cooktop.”

To accommodate appliances, shelves and cabinets often are fitted with special compartments and electrical outlets. You can hide your Krups coffee pot behind your cabinet door or, better yet, have a Miele coffee system built in the way you do a microwave—a hot (though pricy) trend right now.

Appliance drawers also are making a splash—and they’re no longer reserved just for the fridge. Whether it’s a dishwasher, microwave, or warming drawer, they look great and boast an ergonomic benefit, as well. “It’s so much more convenient to have your microwave tucked away under a counter,” says Sam Owen, owner of Garth Custom Kitchens in Scarsdale. “No more bending, no more reaching,” he says, making it easier for tykes, seniors, and anyone in between who aches when they reach.

Show Off

Need for speed With nearly seamless cooking elements, GE Profile’s sleek 36-inch induction cooktop ($2,499) boils faster than either gas or electric cooktops and is a cinch to clean.

 

While some people may prefer to hide their equipment, others want to do just the opposite, making top-of-the-line appliances a kitchen focal point. If you’re going to plunk down a hefty sum on a Thermador range or Sub-Zero fridge you can’t be blamed for wanting to show it off. “A lot of people—whether they like to cook or not—like the look of a commercial kitchen,” says Zeljko (Jerry) Tomic, owner of Top Drawer Custom Cabinetry in New Rochelle. “They opt for professional-grade stainless-steel appliances from manufacturers like Wolf and Viking.”

While stainless steel may be a classic choice, there’s an emerging market for hip, vintage-looking appliances in a wide range of colors, such as Aga’s colorful cast-iron ranges or Elmira’s 1950s retro refrigerator in cherry red or robin’s-egg blue. It may not be for everyone and, according to the experts, it may not be a wise choice if you’re planning to put your house on the market in the near future, but there’s no doubt that these unique pieces add punch, pizzazz, and personality. There are some great retro looks from Aga, Heartland Appliances, Elmira Stove Works, and Big Chill Retro Appliance.

What’s Not

Appliance Overload
It’s easy to be seduced by all of the fabulous offerings on the market. But, according to the pros, don’t use appliances solely as a kitchen accessory; buy what you’ll use. The trick, say designers, is to take a good, hard look at how you use your kitchen and invest in appliances and other equipment that will be functional in the future. “People need to examine the way they really live, not how they want to live,” suggests Peacock. “After all, a leopard never changes its spots.”

 

Countertops

Steel ticket Unusual materials, such as stainless steel, are finding their way onto countertops. (Shown here: Frigo Designs stainless-steel countertop, starting at $90 per square foot).

 

What’s Hot

Classic Stone
Other materials may come and go, but stone is the Mount Rushmore of countertop materials. Ask any realtor worth his salt and he or she will tell you that nothing adds value to a house like a granite countertop. The hot look right now is honed rather than polished stone. “People can’t get away fast enough from the shiny, polished look of the ’80s,” Tomic says.

Designers also point to marble for its timeless beauty, although they use it more sparingly due to its softer, more porous nature, which makes it less stain-resistant than granite. But some pros feel that the concerns are overstated. “Marble has a bad rap that has been blown way out of proportion,” says Peacock, whose signature kitchens often incorporate the gorgeous stone. “I live with marble in my own kitchen and it’s great. It has character, looks beautiful, and isn’t at all impractical.” As with granite, Peacock suggests leaving the marble unpolished. Concrete counters featuring recyled glass, paper, or unusual materials (such as seashells) also are fast becoming a popular green choice.

Mixing it Up

There are so many different countertops available today, it’s tough to choose just one. So don’t. Designers posit that one of the biggest trends today is to mix-and-match materials. “Let the area’s function dictate which type to use where, such as stainless-steel by the cooktop since it handles heat well, butcher block on an island because it’s ideal for chopping vegetables, and a cool, soft surface such as granite in your baking area,” Carina Farber, owner of Kitchen Design by Choice in Pelham Manor. Not only does mixing up the surfaces improve functionality, it also creates visual interest. Unusual (often more costly) materials are installed in smaller quantities to highlight one section of the kitchen, such as topping an island with a pricey antique copper countertop or, for a more cutting-edge contemporary look, a recycled glass countertop infused with LED lights.

Manmade Materials
Composed of 93 percent quartz particles, engineered stone has a nonporous scratch-resistant surface and is available in an incredible variety of colors and textures. “Manmade materials such as CaesarStone and Silestone are very hot,” says Elion. “When you choose manmade materials, you have a lot more control; right away you know what the pattern will be.” In February of 2008, CaesarStone started offering a lifetime warranty—giving you the confidence to cook away without concern.

The designers point to the popularity of IceStone, which is a mix of recycled glass—from wine bottles to traffic lights—with concrete. Not only is it exquisite, IceStone is hard, heat-resistant, and environmentally friendly.

What’s Not

Laminates
Though it’s inexpensive, needs little maintenance, and comes in a greater range of colors and patterns than ever before, plastic laminate never will have the cachet of stone. Designers—and realtors—agree that when you’re investing serious money in a kitchen redesign, don’t skimp on something as important as the countertop.

 

Layout

Out in the open This open-layout Metropolitan kitchen by Smallbone of Devizes was designed with room for tall cupboards, pull-out storage, deep stainless-steel pan drawers, and space for the family’s vast collection of cookbooks.

What’s Hot

Open Season
The kitchen has morphed into the “great room”: open spaces and open layouts rule the roost. And why not? An open layout is family friendly and ideal for entertaining, and the walls are coming down. As a result, the view into the kitchen has become as important as the view out of it, intensifying efforts to make the kitchen a showpiece.

To accommodate its many functions, the kitchen is growing and closed-off spaces are being eliminated. “An open kitchen is a lot more user-friendly than a small kitchen attached to a formal dining room,” says Tomic. “It’s just a much more efficient use of space.”

“I’ve seen the kitchen transform from a small working space to the social hub of the house,” reports Greg Weiss, manager of the kitchen division for Jilco in Granite Springs. “With all of the appliance and cabinetry upgrades and the huge investment put into kitchens, they have become the center of the house. The person cooking is no longer segregated; preparing meals has become a family operation.”

A Moveable Feast
In today’s kitchen, you’ll find everything (including the kitchen sink). Not only do people cook and entertain there, they socialize, pay bills, check email, and read the New York Times online (the next trend may be the demise of the comfortable reading chair). Designers are responding to the trend by incorporating more power outlets—often cleverly disguised by grommets—into cabinets and breakfast bars and creating storage areas to accommodate digital accessories such as phone chargers, PDAs, laptops, and iPods. “The kitchen has become the place where everyone lives, where cooking is just one of many functions,” Peacock notes.

As such, a variety of seating is critical. “We’re putting in a lot of banquettes and breakfast bars to supplement the kitchen table,” Maucieri says of these very good options for smaller kitchens. Many booths are equipped with built-in storage, another bonus for those trying to save on space.

What’s Not

Single Work Triangles
The old notion of the classic work triangle—defined by the range, sink, and refrigerator—has been adapted for the modern age. With cooking elevated to a high art form, there’s often more than one cook fighting for counter space. The solution? Instead of a single triangle, designers are creating two or more work zones, each of which is designated for a specific purpose such as rolling dough or chopping vegetables. “That old classic work triangle was built for my grandmother, a single cook working in a relatively small space,” says Maucieri.

Caption: out in the open This open-layout Metropolitan kitchen by Smallbone of Devizes was designed with room for tall cupboards, pull-out storage, deep stainless-steel pan drawers, and space for the family’s vast collection of cookbooks.

Mix and match Clean white kitchens are hotter than ever, especially when paired with islands of rich wood or paint finishes in a variety of colors. (Shown here: kitchen designed by Kitchens by Deane in Stamford and New Canaan, Connecticut).

Colors

What’s Hot

Whites and Brights
A crisp, clean white kitchen is as classic as a Brooks Brothers shirt. The pros agree that other colors come and go but white will never go out of style. White too bright for you? Homeowners looking for a light neutral deem cream a viable alternative. “About half of the kitchens we do are white—from bright white to creamy whites with glazes,” Weiss says. “We’re also seeing a lot of combinations, such as an island in cherry with the rest of the kitchen in a creamy white.”

And that’s the twist. According to the experts, kitchens today tend to be less monochromatic. “A lot of people are opting for an all-white kitchen but incorporate accent colors, not only in the cabinetry but even in the appliances, many of which are now available in a wide range of shades,” Saraceni reports. Many designers suggest offsetting the more neutral color schemes with a contrasting shade, whether that’s a dark chocolate wood floor or stainless-steel appliances. Often, bolder choices are reserved for the island, where you can use more exotic costly materials to create visual impact.

HOT CHOCOLATE Deep, rich brown is a popular choice for both modern and traditional cabinetry. (Shown here: kitchen by Poggenpohl)

The New Black
A black kitchen makes a daring statement, but most designers suggest using black as an accent color rather than turning your kitchen into the Bat Cave. Tomic adds that distressed, heavily glazed, greenish-black cabinets are piquing interest right now and serve as a practical substitute to jet black.

 

Rich, Dark Brown
Not too long ago, orange-red woods dominated the kitchen scene. Today, there’s more interest in dark chocolate shades used for both cabinetry and floors. “Warm, rich brown is the hot choice now,” says Elion.

What’s Not

Far-Out Color Risks
We all remember the avocado-colored appliances so popular in the ’70s. If you’re going to go for a trendy color scheme try not to experiment on the appliances or countertops. (Not unless you expect to stay in your house forever.) Most designers agree that walls and painted cabinets provide the best palette for bold, jazzy colors.


Flooring

Hit the floor Growing in popularity, reclaimed wood floors do more than simply add character, they’re a green choice, as well. (Shown here: vintage white oak flooring from Pine Plains, New York-based Antique & Vintage Woods of America).

What’s Hot

Into the Woods
Natural looks still rule, so it’s hardly surprising that wood flooring still reigns supreme. “There’s more of a demand for reclaimed wood flooring, particularly with a subtle grain,” says Ryan Ko, owner of Today’s Kitchen in Hartsdale and Stamford, Connecticut. Since the trend is toward open floor plans and for the kitchen to flow into the rest of the home, wood flooring gives the space a more formal feel and allows one room to enter into the next without a change underfoot. Red and white oak is the most popular solid wood flooring, comprising more than 90 percent of all solid-hardwood flooring installed. Other popular choices include ash, maple, beech, and cherry.

Exotic woods like bamboo, walnut, mahogany, and Brazilian cherry also are showing up more, according to our experts. “I’ve been putting in a lot of Brazilian cherry floors lately, which work in both traditional and contemporary kitchens,” Maucieri reports. Most pros recommend applying several coats of a water-based urethane finish to solid hardwood floors in the kitchen, the most heavily-trodden room in the house.

Like a good Cabernet, wood ages well. So it’s no surprise that the popularity of reclaimed wood is growing faster than a red oak tree. If you’re looking for rustic charm, a wide-plank heart-pine floor salvaged from a 17th-century barn will add character and history to your kitchen—knots and all. And you can add another notch in your green belt for your recycling efforts.

“There’s a resurgence in the use of reclaimed wood, even in more modern settings. It’s not only due to increasing environmental concerns, but also because the look of these floors is so rich in character and color,” says Dale Mitchell, co-owner of Antique & Vintage Woods of America, based in Pine Plains, New York. “The widths of these reclaimed boards are always wider than
standard dimensional lumber and therefore more interesting.”

Everybody Must Get Stone
Another natural flooring material that elicits enthusiasm from kitchen pros is stone. But there’s a slight twist. “Instead of traditional square tiles, people are opting for unusual shapes that tend to be longer and narrower,” Saraceni reports. “The floor doesn’t look like a checkerboard anymore,” Elion adds. Whether you opt for a sleek polished granite for a contemporary kitchen or a tumbled stone for a more rustic Tuscan look, consider installing radiant heat underfoot, which not only warms up your tootsies, but the entire room. “Stone is durable and looks great, but it can be cold,” Tomic explains. “When you get up in the middle of the night to get a glass of water, you’ll really appreciate a warm floor.”

What’s Not

Ceramic Tile
According to at least one expert, ceramic tiles have lost their luster. “Ten years ago, every kitchen we did had to have a ceramic-tile floor,” Maucieri says. “We’re just not seeing this anymore. Wood, bamboo, and stone have taken over.” And for those still living in the ’50s, linoleum is way out.

Caption: take the floor Growing in popularity, reclaimed wood floors do more than simply add character, they’re a green choice, as well. (Shown here: vintage white oak flooring from Pine Plains, New York-based Antique & Vintage Woods of America)

Fab fixture Pendant lighting not only provides functional light, but serves as a decorative focal point, too. (Shown here: carved onyx stone pendant by LBL Lighting, $189.98, available at Hi-Light Decorating in Yonkers).

Lighting

What’s Hot

Good Day Sunshine
Nothing flatters your gleaming granite countertops, wood-grained cabinets, and stainless-steel appliances like a stream of natural sunlight, a white-hot development that’s not going anywhere. “More windows and lots of natural light are in,” claims Glenn Muller, owner of Kitchen Solutions in the Bronx. Large windows, French doors, and skylights help to harness the energy and natural beauty of sunlight, plus add interesting architectural elements.

Decorative Pendants
Pendant lights have become the kitchen lighting of choice in the past few years and, whether a single glass pendant illuminating the sink or a row of vintage pewter-finish drops splashing light on an island, many are works of art in their own right. “With islands and peninsulas playing an even more important role in kitchen design today, customers are using dramatic hand-blown glass pendants to highlight the area when a touch of color is desired,” says Lou Castaldo, owner of Hi-Light Decorating in Yonkers. “Hand-carved onyx shades blend beautifully with natural woods for a more neutral palette.” He also finds that many designers opt to use mini chandeliers over islands for a more dramatic look.

Layered Light

Lots of lights Today’s kitchens employ multiple sources of illumination, including ambient, task, accent, and decorative lighting. (Kitchen by Plain & Fancy).

The days when you had a single ceiling fixture casting shadows on your countertops are long gone. “We still see recessed lighting used as the base in all good lighting plans,” Castaldo says. But today’s designers unanimously favor multiple sources of light—a combination of ambient, task, accent, and decorative lighting—to brighten the overall space, illuminate work areas, draw attention to architectural details, and serve as design elements all their own.

What’s Not

Energy-Draining Incandescents
Swap incandescents for energy-saving compact fluorescent (CFL) bulbs. They’re better for the Earth, better for your pocketbook, and better for your mental health (since you won’t have to change them as often). While compact fluorescent lightbulbs have a reputation for giving off a greenish cast that doesn’t exactly complement the cuisine, the newer generation of triphosphor fluorescent lamps produces warmer tones that are a bit more palatable.

 

Elizabeth Cunningham Herring is a freelance writer and editor living in Maplewood, New Jersey.

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Atlantic Appliance Co.
255 N. Bedford Rd. • Mount Kisco
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Berger Appliances
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Curto’s Appliances
1900 Central Park Ave. • Yonkers
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Delia, Inc.
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Leiberts Royal Green Appliance Center
228 E. Post Rd. • White Plains
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Rangecraft Manufacturing Company, Inc.
4-40 Banta Pl. • Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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Village Appliances Inc.
120 N. Main St. • Port Chester
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Architectural Hardware
Greeley Home & Hardware
53 S. Greeley Ave. • Chappaqua
(914) 238-4474

Katonah Architectural Hardware
143 Katonah Ave. • Katonah
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Katonah Paint & Hardware
180 Katonah Ave. • Katonah
(914) 232-7797

Bathroom Plumbing & Supplies

Bath N’ Bagno/BNB Hardware Ltd. 
365 Central Park Ave. • Scarsdale
(914) 723-1010

Bee and Jay Plumbing & Heating Corp.
719 Route 6 • Mahopac
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Best Plumbing Tile & Stone
830 Central Park Ave. • Scarsdale
(914) 723-2002
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(914) 736-2468
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Central Plumbing Specialties
550 Saw Mill River Rd. • Yonkers
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Consolidated Plumbing Supply Co., Inc.
121 Stevens Ave. • Mount Vernon
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Davis & Warshow, Inc.
369 Lexington Ave. • Mount Kisco
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Dunn-Rite Shower Doors, Inc.
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Fenimore Plumbing Supply and Showroom
313 Halstead Ave. • Mamaroneck
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N&S Supply
205 Old Route 9 • Fishkill, New York
(845) 896-6291
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(845) 279-8075
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R.I.M. Plumbing & Heating Supply, Inc.
129 Main St. • Ossining
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Waterworks
40 E. Parkway • Scarsdale
(914) 472-3991 • waterworks.com

Design & Remodeling

All-Star Woodworking
401 Claremont Ave. • Thornwood
(914) 769-9161 • allstarwoodworking.com

Amazing Spaces, LLC
30 Fountain Rd. • Briarcliff Manor
(914) 239-3725 • amazingspacesllc.com

Bilotta Kitchens
564 Mamaroneck Ave. • Mamaroneck
(914) 381-7734
175 E. Main St. • Mount Kisco
(914) 242-1022
525 N. State Rd. • Briarcliff Manor
(914) 762-3432
150 E. 58th St., 9th Fl. • New York City
(212) 486 6338 • bilotta.com

Birdseye Woodworking
(914) 469-8088 • birdseyeww.com

Brooks Custom
15 Kensico Dr. • Mount Kisco
(914) 666-2029/(800) 244-5432
brookscustom.com

Christopher Peacock Cabinetry
2 Dearfield Dr. • Greenwich, Connecticut
(203) 862-9333 • peacockcabinetry.com

Clive Christian Greenwich
40 E. Putnam Ave. • Greenwich, Connecticut
(203) 629-9417 • clive.com

Culin & Colella
632 Center Ave. • Mamaroneck
(914) 698-7727 • culincolella.com

East Hill Cabinetry
127 Woodside Ave. • Briarcliff Manor
(914) 432-7341

EXPO Design Center
8 Joyce Rd. • New Rochelle
(914) 637-5600 • expo.com

Garth Custom Kitchens, Inc. 
24 Garth Rd. • Scarsdale
(914) 723-1223 • garthcustomkitchens.com

Kitchen & Bath Source, LLC
50 Virginia Rd. • White Plains
(914) 946-8600 • kbskitchen.com

Kitchen Design by Choice
919 West St. • Pelham Manor
(914) 813-0988 • kitchenbychoice.com

Kitchen Solutions, Inc.
1086 E. Gun Hill Rd. • Bronx, New York
(718) 547-6100 • kitchensolutionsinc.com

Kitchens by Deane
1267 E. Main St. • Stamford, Connecticut
(203) 327-7008
189 Elm St. • New Canaan, Connecticut
(203) 972-8836 • kitchensbydeane.com

Jilco
135 Mahopac Ave. • Granite Springs
(914) 248-6100 • jilcowindow.com

Majestic Kitchens & Baths
700 Fenimore Rd. • Mamaroneck
(914) 381-1302 • majestickitchens.com

MyHome
74 S. Moger Ave. • Mount Kisco
800-730-0213 • myhomeus.com

Riemer Kitchens & Fine Cabinetry
55 Locust Ave. • Rye
(914) 921-0303 • riemerkitchens.com

R.I.M. Kitchen Bath and Tile/ R.I.M. Plumbing & Heating Supply, Inc.
129 Main St. • Ossining
(914) 762-0075 • rimsupply.com

Smallbone of Devizes
19 W. Elm St. • Greenwich, Connecticut
(203) 552-9100
135 E. 65th St. • New York City
(212) 288-3454) • smallboneofdevizes.com

Studio Snaidero
384 W. Putnam Ave. • Greenwich, Connecticut
(203) 869-7448
18 S. Main St. • South Norwalk, Connecticut
(203) 831-9944 • studiosnaidero.com

Thornwood Architectural Woodworking
27 St. Charles St. • Thornwood
(914) 773-1400 • thornwoodarch.com

Today’s Kitchens
92 Central Park Ave. • Hartsdale
(914) 220-0200
111 High Ridge Rd. • Stamford, Connecticut
(203) 961-1991 • todayskitchens.net

Top Drawer
719 Main St • New Rochelle
(914) 632-4222 • topdrawercc.com

Woodtronics, Inc.
1661 Front St., Suite 3 • Yorktown Heights
(914) 962-5205 • woodtronicsny.com

Yorktown Woodworking, Inc.
1776 Front St. • Yorktown Heights
(914) 962-2130 • ywwinc.com

Grout Cleaner

Sir Grout
405 Tarrytown Rd., Suite 1232 • White Plains
(914) 592-5902 • sirgrout.com

Stone & Tile

Alise Marble & Granite
393 Adams St. • Bedford Hills
(914) 666-8946 • aliseinc.com

Amazing Tile Design, Inc.
7 Addison St., #7 • Larchmont
(914) 833-3227 • amazingtile.org

Amendola Marble & Stone Center, Inc.
560 Tarrytown Rd. • White Plains
(914) 997-7968 • amendolamarble.net

Artistic Tile
65 Tarrytown Rd. • White Plains
(914) 422-0041 • artistictile.com

Carminart
61 N Saw Mill River Rd. • Elmsford
(914) 592-6330 • carminart.com

Eastern Stone Fabricators
26 Valley Pl. • Larchmont
(914) 637-3600
52 Cottage St. • Port Chester
(914) 937-2100 • easternstoneny.com

Elon Tile, Stone & Bath
13 Main St. • Mount Kisco
(914) 242-8434 • elontile.com

Eurostyle Marble & Granite, Inc.
203 N Highland Ave. • Ossining
(914) 941-3778 • eurostylegranite.com

Exquisite Surfaces
11 E Putnam Ave. • Greenwich, Connecticut
(203) 422-2005 • xsurfaces.com

Marble America Corp.
309 N. Bedford Rd. • Mount Kisco
(914) 242-0484
517 Fifth Ave. • New Rochelle
(914) 632-3110

Marble Works Design Team, Inc.
660 Saw Mill River Rd. • Yonkers
(914) 376-3653 • mymarbleworks.com

Masterpiece Tile & Marble Corporation
255 Main St. • New Rochelle
(914) 636-3642 • masterpiecetile.us

Maucieri Marble & Tile
127 Woodside Ave. • Briarcliff Manor
(914) 528-2886

Overseas Stone of Westchester
10 Saw Mill River Rd. • Hastings
(914) 693-2677

Porcelanosa Riverside
1063 E. Putnam Ave. • Riverside, Connecticut
(203) 698-7618 • porcelanosa-usa.com

Rye Ridge Tile Home Collections
520 North Main St. • Port Chester
(914) 939-1100 • ryeridgetile.com

Sam’s Ceramic & Stone
285 Central Ave. • White Plains
(914) 328-3030 • samsceramic.com
361 Route 6 • Mahopac
(845) 628-4100 • samsflooring.com

Terra Tile & Marble
525 North State Rd. • Briarcliff Manor
(914) 923-4295 • terratileandmarble.com

Walker Zanger
31 Warren Pl. • Mount Vernon
(914) 667-1600 • walkerzanger.com
(914) 381-7734

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