Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:17:26 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 Friday, November 24th 2017, 17:52:18 PM by admin. Kitchen. Solid surface materials are essentially manufactured from modern plastics. Polymer resins are combined with minerals like bauxite and dyes, creating a durable countertop surface. The material is typically produced in sheets of a standard countertop thickness. These can then be turned into countertops, backsplashes and other surfaces.
Published at Friday, November 24th 2017, 17:49:54 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 Friday, November 24th 2017, 17:38:24 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 Friday, November 24th 2017, 17:31:05 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 Friday, November 24th 2017, 17:24:14 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 Friday, November 24th 2017, 17:13:58 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 Friday, November 17th 2017, 17:43:21 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.