Published at Friday, November 24th 2017, 17:31:05 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 Thursday, August 10th 2017, 17:31:13 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, December 12th 2017, 17:22:15 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.
Published at Monday, December 18th 2017, 17:52:53 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, 17:40:47 PM by admin. Kitchen. Even though transparent glass is the most widely available, it shows smudges and fingerprints so you have to keep the cabinet doors clean and sparkling at all times. Also, since the glass is transparent, it doesn‘t really hide anything so everything inside the cabinets will be on display for everyone to see.
Published at Monday, December 18th 2017, 17:35:38 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 18th 2017, 17:28:33 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 Monday, December 18th 2017, 17:17:25 PM by admin. Kitchen. Of all the countertop materials, this is the one that offers the most color choices. There are literally hundreds of choices, including solids, metallics and stone‐like patterns. Corian alone offers a portfolio of 118 colors.
Published at Monday, December 18th 2017, 17:10:19 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 Sunday, December 17th 2017, 18:36:32 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.