Published at Tuesday, October 10th 2017, 17:42:23 PM by admin. Kitchen. Depending on the size of your countertop and how many separate areas you have, you may need more than one slab. It‘s best not to rely on samples when it comes to making your granite choice. You can do some preliminary sampling to get an idea of what you might like and what will match your color scheme best, but make sure to choose the exact slab yourself.
Published at Tuesday, December 12th 2017, 17:00:55 PM by admin. Kitchen. Granite is a natural, igneous rock composed of quartz, feldspar, micas, and a mixture of additional trace minerals. Forbes explains they types and amounts of the different minerals are what give granite different colors, textures and patterns. It typically 10 to 50% quartz, which is semi‐transparent white, and 65 to 90% feldspar, usually pinkish or white. Generally, natural stone like granite is desirable because it has more character than man‐made countertop surfaces.
Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 17:18:13 PM by admin. Kitchen. If you‘re looking for beautiful, durable countertops, Quartz might be a good choice. In fact, it is becoming the hot choice to add style to a kitchen. These countertops can look like natural stone but offer some benefits that stone cannot. That said, they do not have to resemble stone. Because the material is "engineered," it‘s available in all sorts of colors that nature cannot provide.
Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 17:16:39 PM by admin. Kitchen. Even though transparent glass is the most widely available, it shows smudges and fingerprints so you have to keep the cabinet doors clean and sparkling at all times. Also, since the glass is transparent, it doesn‘t really hide anything so everything inside the cabinets will be on display for everyone to see.
Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 17:13:38 PM by admin. Kitchen. Speaking of granite, soapstone is a softer stone and is cut into smaller slabs. Consequently, large areas‐typically more than 7 feet‐will require more than one piece and will have seams. The larger slabs of architectural grade come from Brazil, according to Sierra Soapstone, but it is also quarried in India and parts of the east coast of the US, such as Appalachia and Vermont.
Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 17:11:35 PM by admin. Kitchen. There‘s no hiding anything in a transparent glass cabinet so you should first of all be comfortable with this before anything else. Of course, while this might seem as an inconvenience to some people, others might think of it as a big plus. Transparent cabinet doors let you put things on display while keeping everything safe inside, protected from dust and other things.
Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 17:09:16 PM by admin. Kitchen. When it comes to kitchen countertops, natural materials might be the most popular option, but they are certainly not always the most affordable. Enter solid surface countertops like Corian, which have become increasingly popular thanks to their easy‐care nature and more affordable price points.
Published at Monday, December 11th 2017, 17:06:20 PM by admin. Kitchen. When a space is lined with cabinets, it‘s only natural that you would think about how to personalize them. Consider painting the top set a nice light color and the bottom set a darker hue. The transformation of your galley kitchen will take you by surprise.