Published at Tuesday, October 17th 2017, 17:27:42 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 Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:25:58 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 Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:25:57 PM by admin. Kitchen. As always, mixing and matching types of kitchen storage is also an option. Today‘s kitchen designs can include storage that is closed, some that is open, along with added specialized units, all in combinations that suit the way you live. The open units at the end serve as display space, the center wine rack is a special feature that some homeowners will love, and the cabinets include standard doors as well as frosted glass. It‘s the best of all worlds in a casual and functional space that includes multiple types of kitchen storage.
Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:25:55 PM by admin. Kitchen. Sleek cabinetry is still hot and this kitchen island from Bauformat includes the latest must‐have: Undercounter LED lighting. While it‘s a cool look, the addition of lighting under the edge of the counter also serves an in important functional purpose because it means no more digging around in a dark drawer or cabinet.
Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:05:00 PM by admin. Kitchen. Frosted glass is sleek and cool and it looks great in modern kitchens. But while frosted glass does hide the mess behind it pretty well, it‘s not completely opaque so you might still be able to distinguish the silhouettes and colors behind it.
Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:04:57 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 Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:04:56 PM by admin. Kitchen. The flexibility and versatility of the design allows it to fit a variety of spaces and styles. What‘s also interesting is the attention to details such as the fact that the grooves between the modules can double as storage or additional surfaces, maximizing the unit‘s space‐efficiency. Each module includes a working area, an upper shelf, a middle storage area and a lower shelf.
Published at Sunday, June 04th 2017, 17:40:48 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.