Published at Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 21:31:56 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 18th 2017, 17:10:19 PM by admin. Kitchen. Glass kitchen cabinet doors are more versatile and adaptable than you think plus they also have a practical side. They‘re a pretty great compromise between solid cabinetry and open shelving, allowing you to organize everything neatly inside a unit and to have it put on display at the same time. There are, of course, lots of variations based on the type of glass you choose for your cabinets.
Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:36:32 PM by admin. Kitchen. Designers tell us that small rooms like the laundry room or the powder room are some of the best places for patterned wallpaper. Well guess what? If you have a galley kitchen, you have the perfect small room to wallpaper it up.
Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:33:13 PM by admin. Kitchen. Size, as a result, is not as important and the structure and features of a kitchen. The focus today is on small and compact kitchens and some design ideas that are actually pretty great no matter how big or small your home is.
Published at Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:31:56 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 Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:28:29 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 Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:26:02 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 Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:17:26 PM by admin. Kitchen. Those who love the look of natural stone but don‘t have the budget for it might want to consider a stone‐patterned solid surface countertop. As the years have gone by, manufacturers have been able to make their solid surface countertops look increasingly more like the real thing.