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Another Quality Project By Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers! Take A Look...

Another Quality Project By Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers! Take A Look…



What A Time We Had At The Parade! Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers - PROUD TO BE AMERICAN!

What A Time We Had At The Parade! Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers – PROUD TO BE AMERICAN!

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Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers in 4th of July parade! Click on the blog for more details!

Have a happy & safe 4th of July holiday & hope to see you at the parade!





Discover the possibilities of a Bathroom Makeover!

Congratulations to our friend Janet at Richardson & Richardson Construction on her new bathroom remodel! What a beautiful transformation!

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Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers on 770 KKOB! Be Sure to Listen For Our Ad During Bob Clark in the Morning & All Day Streaming Live!

Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers on 770 KKOB! Be Sure to Listen For Our Ad During Bob Clark in the Morning & All Day Streaming Live!



Gary Harwood & Brian Anderson of Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers Travel to Kansas for a Mid-Continent Plant Tour & Training!

As part of our dedication to keep up to date on the latest trends, styles and production methods, Gary & Brian visited Newton, Kansas for a few days of training & education. It’s all part of being as knowledgeable as we can for someone very special…YOU! Be sure to call us at 345-4331 or come by and ask us about the latest cabinet trends!

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Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers, Your Leader in Residential & Commercial Cabinetry & Countertops is Honored to Sponsor the Menaul School's Girls Basketball Team, The Panthers! Go Team!!!

Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers would also like to send a “shout out” to Jeff Casedy, one of our dedicated and friendly Residential Salespeople for giving of his time and talent to these young people and for making such a difference in the lives of our next generation! Way to go Jeff!

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How to Match Floor Tile & Kitchen Cabinets


How to Match Floor Tile & Kitchen Cabinets

For a cohesive kitchen design, all the elements must work together in some way. This includes the floor tile and the kitchen cabinets. These two areas sit directly next to one another and take up a large percentage of the kitchen real estate. Making sure these two areas coordinate helps ensure that your total kitchen design is a success.


One of the first things to look at when selecting your floor tiles and cabinets is to coordinate their style. Contemporary, slab style cabinets work best with floor tiles that have clean edges and narrow grout joints. Raised panel cabinets can handle multipiece pattern tile floors, as well as floors stone tiles. Cabinets that have strong lines or pronounced wood grain need a floor tile with equal character to stand up to them. This includes slate or tiles made to look like other materials, such as wood or fabric.


The floor tile often needs to balance the colors in the rest of the kitchen. For example, a kitchen with light cabinets and dark counters would have a dark floor to provide balance. If going for a kitchen that uses multiple shades of one color or tone, choose floor tiles that pick up the darkest color in the kitchen cabinets. This can be the glaze color, or the darkest tone in a wood grain.


The size of the tiles you choose is linked partially to the style you select. Sleek, contemporary kitchen cabinets work best with over-sized floor tiles that have fewer grout lines. Cabinets in antique farm kitchens may make use of smaller tiles that have a lot of variation in color. The smaller tile sizes mean that more variation is visible in the floor. Generally, however, tiles in modern kitchen should measure at least 12 inches in size. This size ensures that the floor isn’t broken up into a small grid, which can draw the eye to the floor.

Accents and Pattern

Tile pattern adds interest and design to the kitchen, but they don’t work with all cabinet styles. Contemporary kitchen cabinets can clash with floors that are too busy, but traditional style cabinets, raised panel cabinets and decorative cabinets can work beautifully with a pattern on the floor. Keep the size and style of the pattern in keeping with the cabinets, and let the pattern itself take last place in consideration. This lets the harmony of cabinets and tile show through.













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Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers Holiday Schedule

Albuquerque Cabinet Brokers will be closed December 23rd & 26th for the Christmas Holiday and January 2nd for the New Years Holiday.

Wishing you and yours the Merriest Christmas and a Very Prosperous New Year!


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