Kolson Korenge Inc.
653 Middle Neck Road · Great Neck, NY 11023
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Nothing But The Best At Kolson

Nothing But The Best At KolsonWe know that the tri-state area expects nothing but the best at Kolson, and we refuse to provide anything short of perfection. Whether it is kitchen or bath fixtures and plumbing, including sinks, tubs or accessories or decorative hardware for your cabinets, doors or general use, Kolson has all of your needs covered! Should you need one door handle or 15, no need is too great, and there certainly is not one that is too small.

Our family business has been operating under that very guideline for over 50 years. We know that brilliantly tying the details of your home together is not an easy task, so we have commissioned some of the best brands in the nation to help you show off your genius, stylish side to every guest you entertain, expected and the impromptu. Nothing but the best at Kolson is how our customers describe us, giving us the latitude of employing some of the design greats to make sure we prove them right, every time. We carry over 25 brands of hardware, sinks, tubs and accessories to make sure our clients’ every design whim is covered under our roof, including such revered brands as Baldwin, Rohl and Harrington Brass, just to name a few.

Stop by our showroom to take a look around for yourself, or contact one of our knowledgeable staff members by phone with any questions. There is always someone available to help you enjoy the Kolson Experience, and an appointment is never necessary. Stop by today, and let us show you why our customers know that there is nothing but the best at Kolson!

Top 5 Rules When Redesigning Your Kitchen

Top 5 Rules When Redesigning Your KitchenNo matter what is motivating you to redesign your kitchen, there are some kitchen design rules that you must abide by in order to achieve the aesthetic, functional and comfort values for your kitchen. Here are the top 5 rules when redesigning your kitchen that you must work with to achieve your ideal kitchen.

i. Space

When thinking about the space, it is important that you pay attention to focal point of your kitchen. Ensure that the passageways in important areas are accessible to prevent people from bumping into each other while moving around your kitchen. Also, plan out where you will place your kitchenware, furniture and other accessories.

ii. Lighting

Day and night lighting are very important formulations that you need to keep in mind when redesigning your kitchen. You can bank on the windows to bring in sunlight during the day. For the night, you can plan to have a romantic kitchen dinner or a fully lit kitchen. When planning, you can decide where to put your sockets, plugs and the lighting scheme for the special areas of your kitchen.

iii. Color

When making a decision on the color of your kitchen design, you need to have in mind the hue, value and intensity elements. Hue as a color is the determining factor for the kitchen. This is because you can adjust your kitchen’s hue (how dark or light the color appears) as well as the intensity and saturation.

iv. Harmony

A well designed kitchen will be in harmony with everything in it. Be sure to avoid clutter by making good use of your furniture and the set up. By connecting every element in your kitchen, you will be able to create good harmony with your color, texture and light.

v. Personality

You can add personality to your kitchen by incorporating your very own style. You can achieve this by selecting a decoration best depicts your personality.

There you have it. There are the top 5 rules when redesigning your kitchen that you must observe. By keeping these rules in mind, you will be able to redesign your kitchen with a lot of ease.

Distinguish Your Kitchen Decor

Distinguish Your Kitchen DecorChanging the appearance of your kitchen so that it becomes more stylish is really a simple project. Instead of having a bland, no-nonsense look, you can buy some new kitchen hardware and add a fresh look to your kitchen.

When trying to spruce up the appearance of this most important room, it’s the little details that will distinguish and tie your kitchen decor together. All it takes is a little creativity and the ability to unscrew your old knobs and handles from your kitchen cabinets and drawers.

Depending on the color of your cabinets and drawers as well as the look you are trying to achieve, you can choose from a vast array of interesting and sometimes quite exotic hardware. Kolson has a wide variety of kitchen hardware from the top manufacturers in the industry. Amongst the suppliers are Baldwin, Rohl, Rocky Mountain and Top Knob. Hardware comes in various metal, wood and hard plastic finishes.

A very modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances could be enhanced by replacing plastic knobs and handles with a more elegant set of stainless steel hardware to match the appliances. For a relatively minor investment, you can instantly transform your boring kitchen in to something that really ties the entire kitchen decor together.

Your friends will wonder whether you remodeled your kitchen when they first glance at the new cabinet hardware. You will feel good saying it was just a little job you did yourself. So, the next time you feel it is time for a change, why not come down to our Great Neck, Long Island showroom and pick up some wonderful new hardware for your kitchen.