Published at Thursday, December 28th 2017, 17:23:55 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 04th 2017, 19:09:39 PM by admin. Kitchen. It‘s the hub of the home and where we typically spend the most time, so that‘s why new kitchen trends and innovations draw the most interest. Anything that can make work easier, storage better and cooking faster will enhance your time in the kitchen. Besides, some of the latest technology is just plain cool.
Published at Monday, December 04th 2017, 18:52:08 PM by admin. Kitchen. If you‘ve shopped for granite countertops, you will have noted mineral patterns in the stone, and one of those minerals is quartz. You might see some products touted as "natural" quartz. While the mineral is natural, don‘t think that the entire countertop is natural.
Published at Monday, December 04th 2017, 18:51:13 PM by admin. Kitchen. A trend in the past couple of years has been the "hidden kitchen" which not only has an abundance of closed storage, but also handle‐less appliances to maintain a sleek and modern look.
Published at Monday, December 04th 2017, 18:50:57 PM by admin. Kitchen. As with so many rooms in our homes, a simple way to add some vivacity to the space is to lay a brightly colored rug. Choose a patterned runner to lay in your galley kitchen and it will immediately make the kitchen a happier space.
Published at Monday, December 04th 2017, 18:49:29 PM by admin. Kitchen. All kitchens have a fridge and a stove, even the galley kitchens. Plus, you‘ve probably added a toaster and a microwave and possibly a blender. Replace these essential appliances with pretty colored versions in a decor move that won‘t take up any more space than already necessary.
Published at Monday, December 04th 2017, 18:49:13 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 Friday, November 24th 2017, 17:52:18 PM by admin. Kitchen. Soapstone is a natural, metamorphic rock whose geologic name is steatite. It gets its moniker and soapy feel from the talc in the stone. In fact, it is this talc content that distinguishes the two main types of soapstone: architectural and artistic. Artistic soapstone is softer and is very easy to carve thanks to its high talc content.