511 granite countertops pros and cons Contemporary Home Design Photos

Frank Valdes
Bay Village Renovation
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I have had a soapstone countertop in my kitchen for almost 14 years. I love it and recommend it to anyone with a well lit kitchen. It is a great surface for a working kitchen. The first 2-3 years I was oiling the countertops every 10-14 weeks, but gradually became every 4-6
The countertops came from here: http://www.thesoapstoneworks.com/soapstone.htm You can find lots of interesting information by reading through previous questions
The sink likely came from the same place as the countertops: http://www.thesoapstoneworks.com/soapstone.htm You can find lots of interesting information by reading through previous questions. Such a very nice kitchen
Love the drainage slots. May we use this photo in a blog entry for Marble & Granite, Inc., with appropriate credits of course, to demonstrate the drain concept?
“interesting drain board” — eroberts12
Laurence Tamaccio Design Destinations
Modern Residence
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it comes in 2x2, 12x12, 12x24 and 24x24 what you see is the 12x24 countertop is granite
what kind of tile and size? and is that granite?
Choosing a Sink Material 1. Stainless steel. Pros: This is a very durable, easy-to-clean material. Cons: The metal can scratch, but the marks can be buffed out of
Choosing a Sink Material 1. Stainless steel. Pros: This is a very durable, easy-to-clean material. Cons: The metal can scratch, but the marks can be buffed out of brushed stainless steel. Most manufacturers offer bottom grids
stainless steel sink - Pros: This is a very durable, easy-to-clean material. Cons: The metal can scratch, but the marks can be buffed out of brushed stainless steel. Most manufacturers offer bottom grids
“Sink” — tristandown
Green Apple Design
Granite Kitchen
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What kind of granite is that?
Love the white countertop. Is it granite? If so, could you tell me what color and where it is from? Thanks!!!!!
Are stone kitchen countertops worth the money in the long run?
What is the name of this granite color?
is the countertop granite? what kind?
Check out our website at http://www.fireplacecarolina.com -- look through the Granite Colors category. There are so many different colors and shades of lighter
This is most definitely called Bianco Latino Granite
Depends on you, your house, your finances and your neighborhood. There is such a thing as overimproving a house: If you have a builder-basic tract house - adding granite counters with no other updates is like wearing pearls to WalMart
“Idk” — klfriesen
Buckminster Green LLC
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Chestnut Hill kitchen
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What are your reviews of granite sinks?
What is the name of the granite used on these counters?
I purchased one of those black composite granite sinks to undermount in the kitchen and I love it ! The granite in my kitchen is quite busy so a dark sink was the
This sink is Soapstone. I don't really have experience with granite sinks, so I can't comment on that.
This article links to many articles on the Pros and Cons of different countertop materials.
I like the countertop because it matte, bluish, and looks organic
pros and cons of countertop materials
investment.Guide: Pros and cons of soapstone countertops
9. Your Guide to 15 Popular Kitchen Countertop MaterialsAs far as kitchen countertop materials go
“Soapstone” — Lauren
Karen Ellentuck. ASID
11 Reviews
Ellentuck Interiors
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What is this countertop material? Thanks!
I am also looking at Curava (Savaii) pros? cons?
Recycled Glass Countertop; and sink in island
Recycled glass countertop - look closely for detail
countertop. Recylced glass.
recycled glass countertop
rounded granite island countertop
interesting countertop.
Recycled glass concrete countertop.
Glass in concrete countertops
I love love this granite!!!!
Recycled Glass Counter-Top
Granite color and shape
cabinets with granite
Countertop and lighting
Smashed glass concrete countertop
Glass countertop...glass countertop 2...curava countertops...Like the countertop...Color of granite
“Recycled glass countertop...comes in many colors” — kmccague
Synergy Design & Construction
8 Reviews
Fairfax Station Kitchen - Corner Window
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Metal base cabinetry, industrial-style pendant lighting, and a grey granite countertop give the kitchen a commercial feel. Warm wood and display cabinetry makes it feel homey.
What is the name of this granite?
I am 99% sure the name of that granite is Cosmos, we have it in our kitchen with the leather finish, love it!
“color” — brandynix
Studio William Hefner
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William Hefner Architecture Interiors & Landscape
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$45-65. stands up to even commercial kitchens, green, con is only have to clean/polish water spots
Stainless Steel Countertops, healthy and eco friendly!
more affordable than most stone counters, too.Guide: Pros and cons of stainless steel countertops
Stainless steel. Whether it's on your countertops, shelving or furniture, a touch of stainless steel adds an edge to any room. Stainless countertops are quite practical and provide commercial durability
Countertops. Stay away from traditional 4-inch by 4-inch tile on your countertops. Stainless steel, quartz, Corian and laminates are four good choices that don't have grout to scrub and never require sealing. Granite is an all-time favorite for its ease of care
“Stainless Steel countertops” — Lauren
Nolan Painting Inc.
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Interior Paint Projects
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please let me know what countertop this is, it is great
what is the countertop mat'l? thx!
What is the name of the gray countertop?
) Soapstone is suitable for kitchen countertops, bathrooms, fireplaces and all outdoor applications. It is also: durable, antibacterial, heat resistant, stain resistant, easy maintenance and 100% natural. Please feel free to contact us, we would love to provide you more information. Thanks! Mirasol
Soapstone costs about the same as a medium priced granite.
Like the dark granite with dark
Soapstone is suitable for kitchen countertops, bathrooms, firplaces and all outdoor applications. It is also durable, antibacterial, heat resistant, stain resistant easy maintenance and 100% natural.
“kitchen counter” — hrberman
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