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Using White Marble: Hot Debate Over a Classic Beauty
"their counters every six months to be safe. To tell if your counter needs to be sealed... kitchen counters and White Carrera in the bathrooms. I love the look - light and clean... to see, over time. I recently remodeled 2 bathrooms in my home and used carrara marble... marble counters, he brought home a sample and I poured everything on it...tomato juice... have the counters re-honed. The pictures are of the worst water rings next to the..."
Come On Over To The Dark Side - Tips On Dark Kitchen Cabinetry!
"plenty of lighting. A light countertop and backsplash will reflect light, as will a light... do with lighting, both natural and indoor (task, accent, and general) lighting. Is... light floor, all good solutions to expand the space and lighten up surroundings.... dark vs light elements. Be clear on the connection dark elements will have when designed... I have light greenish counter tops with with appliances and not sure if the dark cabinets..."
9 Award-Winning Kitchens from KBIS 2013 to Drool Over
See top-rated designs from this year's Kitchen and Bath Industry Show and get details about the designers' visions
"designers are over the top for me. The red butler pantry was fun--but the wallpaper didn't... are so over the top, I can't comprehend why someone would want it, other than to win... regarding "over-the-top" design. "Different" for it's own sake does not necessarily beget... They were overly zealous cleaning the brick and now it has lost its age old patina and... be bad lighting for this pic. The walk-in is overkill here as well. The mid century..."
Move Over, Soup Cans — the Kitchen Appliances Are Here
Design a pantry with room for mixers, coffeemakers and more, for less countertop clutter and handy access
"drooling over the wealth of organized space in the photos! *drooling* Check out this... on the counter when needed. R H K&B's idea looks nice but I don' see how you can... outlet for over the range microwave and for a built-in garbage compactor?? We install... there be light. Having proper lighting near a wall pantry is essential, but consider... adding a light fixture inside too. Undercounter lighting strips provide task lighting..."
13 Upgrades to Make Over Your Outdoor Grill Area
Hang the Perfect Light Over Your Holiday Table
"pendant light for your dining room... table lighting. The right light makes everything look better! So lets review some... it (the lighting store thought to be too big but it is just right)...So my question... with a light that looks too small or too large over your table, and tall guests won't... of your light. For example, a light in a 9-foot ceiling should hang down 33" to 39”... kind of lighting is to have control over it! Use a dimmer. P.S. Add a large mirror..."
Hanging Lightbulbs Hold Sway Over Rooms
Intriguingly industrial or with a riveting retro look, lighting fixtures with bare bulbs and exposed cords add edge to any room
"look, lighting fixtures with bare bulbs and exposed cords add edge to any room... more than light at night — it has given us the option of using lightbulbs as a design... Great lighting! We are in the process of importing the most beautiful electrical... simple light fixture repeated over and over can create quite a statement. Notice the... three light bulbs, some cord and a lot of creativity to add an industrial touch to..."
Your Kitchen: 10 Great Alternatives to Granite Counters
"for my counters—what are my options?" While it's true that the majority of my kitchen... granite counters put in them, there are times when granite just won't work. Granite's... great counter material but it has a tendency to hog the spotlight. The mirror finish... increases over time. Here are some of great, non-granite surfaces to use for counters... granite counter tops. I have been looking at counter tops in Edmonton. Thank you for..."
Kitchen Design: 8 Ways with Waterfall Counters
"rfall counters (also known as risers) have been popping up in kitchens all over the... GET THE LIGHTS OVER THE ISLAND WITH THE CLEAR GLASS OVERLAYS? I learned a new term... overlap the counter onto the top of the riser. The joint can be slightly bevelled so it... rfall counters needn't be relegated to strictly modern spaces. The mix of contemporary... waterfall counter as one where the edge juts out on its own. Fewer bruises is always..."
Coming Soon: Turn Your Kitchen Counter Into a Touch Screen
Discover how touch projection technology might turn your tables and countertops into iPad-like devices — and sooner than you think
"kitchen counters and refrigerator doors, will function like giant iPads, with Inte... a new counter or fridge. It's possible even today to convert any surface into an... projected light and camera sensors. This has long been a central feature of Microsoft... on my counter as they come in and have a paperless, searchable counter file!!!!!... kitchen counter. I slide over the ingredients I need to my grocery list app. I then..."
Kitchen Counters: Concrete, the Nearly Indestructible Option
Infinitely customizable and with an amazingly long life span, concrete countertops are an excellent option for any kitchen
"kitchen counters and offers artisan-crafted customization in both color and layout... concrete counters are right for your kitchen.... this for counters and although not all counters, definitely some. Were also having the... on the counters. He won't guarantee or provide warranty on the concrete counters,... and all over the surface. This is the type of sealer I recommend and use for what... house; counter tops, vanities, vessel sinks and polished colored floors. Even if my..."
The Kitchen Counter Goes to New Heights
Varying counter heights can make cooking, cleaning and eating easier — and enhance your kitchen's design
"rying counter heights can make cooking, cleaning and eating easier — and enhance... ional counter heights are useful. They allow us to enter any kitchen and, even with... find the counter where we expect it to be. Despite this significant convenience, industry... standard counter heights don’t work for everybody, because there’s no such thing as... cabinets, 36" counters. At times I have used elevated cooktops and under counter wall ovens..."
Counter Intelligence: 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
"soapstone counters and learn more about this unique stone to see if it can work in your... oiling her counters and sink or fussing over them in any way save simply wiping them clean... go away over time, and as the counters have aged and darkened naturally new spots blend... manmade lab. counter stuff called FireSlate, looks very similar, costs less! @Granite Grannies... cost me over $6,000 to have it in my kitchen! But if I had the money, I would have..."
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
"times over the last 7 years, looking back now, each time the counter top or a portion... their counter tops. Quartz counter tops aren't self cleaning. So when I hear someone... nice and light Quartz. I have had granite counters in two kitchens so far, and am planning... on the counter for pots - not a hardship. Rolled pastry right on the counter. We... With the light color it doesnt show fingerprints, stains, etc. It doesnt look over polished..."
Kitchen Counters: Sturdy, Striking Recycled Glass With Cement
Ecofriendly and full of character, this heat- and scratch-resistant material is a great fit for custom kitchen counters
"had a light blue Icestone counter for 5 years and love the look and Eco friendliness... or tips over ..it breaks. Our live discussion on Houzz about counter materials starts... develops over use!!! I'm going to clean that puppy til the cows come home. Aside from... these counter tops. Been there, seen it....besides when the pieces come off, they... cabinet lighting is on...love it. My husband sells concrete and so we have an island..."