Published at Thursday, August 10th 2017, 17:20:59 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, 17:25:55 PM by admin. Kitchen. The best‐known brand of solid surface countertops is Corian, produced by Dupont. The company invented the material in the 1960s, but since its patent has expired, the manufacturing information is now widely available.
Published at Thursday, December 21st 2017, 17:29:59 PM by admin. Kitchen. Yes, open shelves are still a big decorating thing, which you should be happy to hear! In a galley kitchen, replacing the top set of cabinets with open shelves will make your space seem bigger and airier without that solid wall of boxes. And you‘ll have all that space for decorating.
Published at Thursday, December 21st 2017, 17:21:52 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 Thursday, December 21st 2017, 17:10:39 PM by admin. Kitchen. Gray kitchen cabinets are a suitable option for modern, contemporary, traditional and even rustic homes. They can look futuristic, simple or full of charm, depending on the design direction you choose. You could say that gray is the color of compromise given how it‘s the combination between black and white, two totally contrasting tones.
Published at Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 21:31:56 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 Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 17:53:08 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 Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 17:39:02 PM by admin. Kitchen. The same things that make gray seem cold and bland also allow it to be a very calming color, one that can help you achieve the relaxing ambiance and modern decor you always wanted. This brings us to another defining characteristic of gray as a color: its versatility. Because it‘s a neutral characterized by emotional absence and a lack of energy overall, gray is an excellent background color and a suitable option for every space and style.
Published at Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 17:27:50 PM by admin. Kitchen. There are several different types of textured glass, some more common than others. This is a style that‘s a bit tricky in the sense that some patterns are quite likely to be a fad and to go out of style quickly, leaving you with a dated kitchen design. You can avoid that by sticking with some of the simpler and more classical patterns.