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1204 Durability Ideabooks
Kitchen Sinks: Granite Composite Offers Superior Durability
It beats out quartz composite for strength and scratch resistance. Could this kitchen sink material be right for you?
"the most durable composite sink material on the market, though it's not care-free. Is... very durable and don't have to clean it constantly. So much better than stainless... much more durable than stainless steel sink I had in the last house and doesn't scratch... y and durability but as far as looks are concerned the granite sinks are FAR easier... extremely durable material and surface, beating out quartz composite for strength and..."
Kitchen Counters: Tile, the Choice for Affordable Durability
DIYers and budget-minded remodelers often look to this countertop material, which can last for decades with the right maintenance
"first-rate durability or you're a DIYer ready to tackle a kitchen makeover, tile countertops... handsome and durable; I put hot pots right on it. It doesn't scratch or stain (we sealed... continuous and durable surface like granite, stone or engineered quartz any day. I have tile... top-notch durability at bargain prices. Also, this is the one countertop with some DIY... : The durability inherent in well-cared-for tile means it can remain in place for..."
Kitchen Counters: Recycled Paper Surprises With Durability and Warmth
Sturdier than you might think, this postconsumer countertop material also has major environmental cred
"t and durable, paper countertops are easy on the environment and your conscience... not that durable without meticulousness, who needs it. After a lifetime of cleaning... make a durable desk surface? I absolutely love this product and it would blend perfectly... dense, durable, nonporous construction makes recycled paper surfaces stain resistant..."
Choosing Tile: Durable, Versatile Porcelain
Brick Floors: Could This Durable Material Work for Your House?
You love the old-world look, but will you like the feel of it underfoot? Learn the pros and cons of interior brick flooring
Kitchen Sinks: Enameled Cast Iron for Attractive Durability
"The durability drastically changed for the worse, and after a few unhappy installations... heavy, durable iron alloy, which is then coated in a thick enamel top layer. Together... comes to durability and attractiveness, a cast iron sink certainly fits the bill. A... their durability, these sinks also boast an attractive finish. The thick enamel top..."
Kitchen Counters: Durable, Easy-Clean Soapstone
Give bacteria the boot and say sayonara to stains with this long-lasting material that's a great choice for kitchen and bath countertops
Kitchen Sinks: Soapstone for Germ-Free Beauty and Durability
Houzz Tour: A Base Camp Designed for Adventure, Durability and Style
Rugged materials join refined good looks and clever details in a Washington family’s all-year getaway
Bulletproof Decorating: Upholstery That Stands Up to Anything
Kids and pets are no match for fabrics as durable as these, which meet higher style standards than ever
"fabrics as durable as these, which meet higher style standards than ever... nearly as durable. It all depends on what you choose.... when durability and ease of maintenance are very important was not mentioned. I've... to the durability of cotton velvet- my couches still look good after many years and... It's durability and stain resistance was a huge selling point. I enjoyed reading... be so durable, so beautiful, so plentiful and diverse, that we offer a selection..."
Painted vs. Stained Kitchen Cabinets: Help for Deciding
Learn about durability, looks, cost and more for wooden cabinet finishes to make the right choice for your kitchen
"about durability, looks, cost and more for wooden cabinet finishes to make the right... but the durability and maintenance level of stain on those harder hit areas in family... much more durable and cleanable surface. Stair risers have to get more of a beating than... As for durability, we have a 2 and 4 year old and they are not gentle on the place... century) and durability. Off whites are timeless and will not date your kitchen. Allow tile..."
A Crash Course in Bathroom Faucet Finishes
"finishes: durability, price, appearance and more... terms of durability? Thank you for mentioning the resurgence of interest in polished... would be a durable product - make sure you are purchasing a metal body and not plastic... Least durable would be hard to say - that would depend on the manufacturer. @kroze... comes from durable plastic or porcelain." Followed by, "Porcelain fixtures are more fragile... looks and durability. Beautiful granite bd. I have the ORB and love them but my granite..."
A Romp Through Pet-Friendly Materials
Deceptively durable, these stylish flooring materials and fabrics let you give Fluffy the run of the house
"ively durable, these stylish flooring materials and fabrics let you give Fluffy the... that are durable for accidents are also bad for the dog's joints (and the humans as... tracked in, durable, beautiful, and they don't wipe out on it. One other tip from multidog... extremely durable, stain resistant, and/or stain and odor proof; in fact the manufacturers... it is durable but will show scratch marks. I like some of the new solution dyed..."
Get the Look of Wood Cabinets for Less
No need to snub plastic laminate as wood’s inferior cousin. Today’s options are stylish and durable — not to mention money saving
"stylish and durable — not to mention money saving... about the durability, flexibility and options that laminate offers,” says Julie Cavanaugh... function/durability/low maintenance driven kitchen and a great way to express one's... It's durable like it can "live" longer than I will, though for me it was a bit boring... that's very durable and can be wiped clean and comes in a choice of colors. It's not just... laminates durability is the edging (corners), and they have gotten much better a this..."
Kitchen Sinks: Stainless Steel Shines for Affordability and Strength
"sink for durability and sleek aesthetics at a budget-minded price... habits and durability with a range of affordable options, it's king. Learn the basics... e and durability are high on the priority list. The kitchen sink is the most heavily... more durable ceramic sinks nowadays. What I am curious about is how well do those... their durability and they really like them. Sometmes I wish I had scrimped somewhere..."