Published at Tuesday, July 04th 2017, 17:25:58 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 Thursday, December 21st 2017, 17:38:05 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. Chalkboard can be so useful in many ways, especially when it comes to kitchen lists. Paint an empty wall space with chalkboard paint and you‘ve given yourself permission to be creative and artsy even while you‘re making mac n‘ cheese.
Published at Thursday, December 21st 2017, 17:21:52 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 Thursday, December 21st 2017, 17:10:39 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 Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 21:31:56 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, 17:53:08 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 Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 17:39:02 PM by admin. Kitchen. One of the easiest options for kitchen storage is the standard closed cabin or cupboard. Whether your style tastes tend to be traditional, or if they swing to the far modern end of the spectrum, a multitude of closed storage options exists. Many homeowners favor this type because it‘s easy to keep things neat and tidy looking by just keeping the cabinet doors closed an ad minimum of items on the counters.