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5 Favorite Granites for Gorgeous Kitchen Countertops
See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes and fixture materials pair best with each
"See granite types from white to black in action, and learn which cabinet finishes... finishes and fixture materials pair best with each... I like granite and use it often for its durability and its earthy colors that add... color and edge detail. Additionally, once the countertop hurdle is over, then there... These granite selections get my stamp of approval because of color, movement and... these countertop selections and how they seamlessly blend with either painted or..."
Walk Through a Granite Countertop Installation — Showroom to Finish
"during a granite installation and how to maximize your investment... choosing and installing granite can be very confusing and misleading. I've done a lot... lot of granite installations and have learned how the process should work. Follow... lling granite in your kitchen or bathroom is one of the best investments you can... along here and get a few tips to help you maximize your investment as well.... color and this would be normal for Madura gold. My husband and I own a granite..."
Alternatives to Granite Countertops, Part II
"kind of countertop? Try sodalite, zinc, limestone, onyx and more... wrong with granite as a counter surface. It does its job well and looks great for years... plusses and minuses. The key is to learn about the strengths and weaknesses of each... material and then find the one that will work best for you.... alternative to granite. They are a green material and hugely popular these days and almost... things like granite and any stone, cinder blocks, drywall, brick, pottery and even things..."
Kitchen Countertop Materials: 5 More Great Alternatives to Granite
Get a delightfully different look for your kitchen counters with lesser-known materials for a wide range of budgets
"Sure, granite and quartz make for fine kitchen countertop choices. But they’re not... their countertop for arts and crafts and school work. It looks just great and is... hour and kill you in three. Plain old SOAP AND WATER and general cleanliness and... think granite is porous and requires periodic sealing. Lynn, the countertops more... hobbies and projects by adults and children... and but my own choice (on my work..."
Alternatives to Granite Countertops, Part III
"wrong with granite counters, the fact that granite's so popular has a lot of people looking... for new countertop materials. Well, folks looking for something else will be relieved... year new countertop types like Recycled Glass Countertops and Quartz Countertops have... choices, granite and stainless steel are so 'everywhere' and thus have become boring/common... will use granite top, wooden cabinets, we do not know if color in floor and granite..."
Kitchen Counters: Granite for Incredible Longevity
This natural stone has been around for thousands of years, and it comes in myriad color options to match any kitchen
"years, and it comes in myriad color options to match any kitchen... kitchen use and abuse. Is granite right for your kitchen? Have a look. Compare: More... Granite, the same stone that portions of ancient Egyptian pyramids are composed of... to use. And granite can be a bit 'aggressive' when used for both countertop and backsplash... year ago and have granite countertops. It looks and feels elegant. I put a glass backsplash..."
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?
"strength and scratch resistance. Could this kitchen sink material be right for you?... kitchen — and thanks to the high density of granite particles, it offers superior resistance... kitchens and get some pros, cons and maintenance tips. Compare: More kitchen sink materials... Consider granite composite. This compact-construction material brings cutting-edge style... chips and heat. Some are calling it the most durable composite sink material on the..."
Cool Countertops: Wood and Stainless
"seeing granite countertops over and over again, here's a pair of less expected but... draperies and solid surface countertops. In a perfect world, I'd be serving up trayed... options: wood and metal. A better way to spend your money and not have the same thing every... Target. Countertops are such a huge part of kitchen design; it's important to get 'em... fingerprints and scratch thing. What about wood and scratching? Wouldn't it be just as..."
Wonderful Wood Countertops for Kitchen and Bath
Yes, you can enjoy beautifully warm wood counters near water sans worry (almost), with the right type of wood and sealer
"with wood countertops really think about their care and maintenance. I went to several... of wood and the quality of construction Wood is such a beautiful material and adds... kitchen and kids don't mix? Well, it ain't necessarily so. I decided to do some research... websites and read through all the comments. Of the people who have had wood countertops... positive, and many of those commenters have kids of every age. It was surprising, given..."
Surprise Contender: Copper for Kitchen Countertops
Unexpected and full of character, copper is getting buffed for its growing appearance on the countertop scene
"ected and full of character, copper is getting buffed for its growing appearance... debating countertop choices. Granite or marble? Laminate or quartz? Soapstone or stainless... as its countertop cousins, this timeless favorite is growing in popularity, and it's... their countertops, bartops and backsplashes. We have custom finishes and all made... google "countertops made of pennies" and check out the images. I've seen floors and..."
A Fresh Look With Granite
"). Yes granite is robust and sleek and can give that finishing touch to make a kitchen... look of granite, and take notes from the photos below on either smooth and even mo... edging and even unfinished granite (see below) to use granite in a new way.... awesomeness of granite as a kitchen countertop material (the easy clean-up, convenience of... modern and fresh for kitchen use today--and onto tomorrow? KEEP A UNIFIED COLOR...."
Countertop + Backsplash: Making the Perfect Match
Zero in on a kitchen combo you'll love with these strategies and great countertop-backsplash mixes for inspiration
"strategies and great countertop-backsplash mixes for inspiration... stunning and successful countertop and backsplash combinations to help you plan your... unlimited countertop and backsplash choices can feel overwhelming. I've had homeowners... looking at and collecting samples of materials that they love separately but just don't... with the countertop and cabinets and just chill. A friend who is fantastic with tiles..."
Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop Materials
"details and costs on top counter materials to help you narrow down the choices for... household and has a price tag that suits your budget. We've gathered links to our guides... kitchen countertop materials handily in one place to help you find the choice that... marble and granite. Quartzite is very hard and resilient like granite. We wanted... and looking new. Granite is hard, and virtually water- and heat-proof. I have never..."
Kitchen Countertops 101: Choosing a Surface Material
"the pros and cons of 11 kitchen countertop materials. The options may surprise you... face-lift, countertops are a central part of the look. And you may be daunted by the wealth... market; countertop surfaces range from well-known butcher block to less common materials... glass and terrazzo. We've chosen 11 of the most popular to get you started. Read... Installing a Countertop, From Start to Finish... beautiful and decorative countertops are granite and marble. Thanks so much for taking..."
Ecofriendly Materials: Kitchen Countertops
Going green in the kitchen opens the door to unusual countertop materials that are beautiful, durable and kind to the planet
"unusual countertop materials that are beautiful, durable and kind to the planet... people and the planet, and are also designed for a long life cycle. *The Forest S... recycled and wood, glass or resin, here are some countertops that get the green light... For countertops, there are three meaningful certifications I seek: *GreenGuard... see new and fresh ideas for counter tops, I think granite is over rated and getting..."