Tips to Create the Perfect Country Style Kitchen

»Posted by on Oct 4, 2012 in Granite Countertops, Granite Countertops Blog, Granite Kitchen Islands, Granite Tops Trends, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

Tips to Create the Perfect Country Style Kitchen

In England’s green and pleasant land, nothing epitomises classic styling more than the English country kitchen. Always the hub of the home, the characteristic country kitchen offers a light and functional workspace created with natural materials such as wood and stone. In today’s modern world, the country style kitchen remains as popular ever and the combination of traditional materials with modern gadgets can result in the creation of a stunning space that will never lose its appeal. Kitchen Units For a long lasting, timeless country style kitchen the units simply have to be of wooden construction. Choose either shaker style doors or classically beaded doors for added interest, and if the look of solid oak is not to your taste, choose painted doors in...

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How To Improve Your Kitchen On A Tight Budget

»Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in Granite Countertops Blog, Granite Kitchen Islands, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

How To Improve Your Kitchen On A Tight Budget

A home’s kitchen is usually the family ‘hangout’. A family’s day begins with a breakfast over a granite countertop in the kitchen and ends with dinner in the kitchen. Whenever kids have their friends over or parents have their friends over, the kitchen becomes one of the most frequented places in the house. As the kitchen acts as the unofficial center of most households, it frequently needs to be changed and improved to meet new needs. This article will explain why kitchen improvement doesn’t have to be an expensive task. In fact, with a little thought, some research and some preparation, you’d be surprised how inexpensive kitchen remodeling can be. What Do You Want Your Kitchen To Do For You? To avoid confusion, last minute...

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5 of the Hottest Kitchen & Bathroom Trends

»Posted by on May 24, 2012 in Bathroom Design, Bathroom Granite Countertops, Granite Countertops Blog, Granite Kitchen Islands, Kitchen Design | 0 comments

5 of the Hottest Kitchen & Bathroom Trends

Kitchen and bathroom remodeling projects typically bring the most satisfaction to homeowners, but they also require the most dedication and financial commitment. Before any demolition begins, planning the project carefully and evaluating the latest trends in remodeling may provide the greatest joy at the end of the job. These five hottest new design trends may be just the right ticket to incorporate into a kitchen or bathroom project: 1. Efficiently Utilizing Space One of the best ways to incorporate a new design trend such as a vessel-style floating sink or stacked appliances is to evaluate what’s underneath the cabinets. By creatively rerouting the plumbing and electrical wiring, additional space can be allocated for incorporating new types of fixtures....

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Choosing the Best Work Surface for Your Kitchen

»Posted by on Apr 1, 2012 in Granite Countertops, Granite Kitchen Islands, Granite Tops Trends, Hardwood Countertops, Kitchen Design, Laminate Countertops, Marble Countertops, Quartz Countertops | 0 comments

Choosing the Best Work Surface for Your Kitchen

The kitchen has a lot of work areas and it is important for you to put a lot of attention into choosing the right type of material to meet your needs. The reason for this is that you do not want an area that will accumulate dirt, will break easily with heavy chopping, or will look ugly over time. To prevent all of these from happening, you need to put some style in your work area by choosing the best worktops that you can find on the market. Today, there are so many choices that you can go for but this article will talk about the top four and they are the following: 1. Granite Image Source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/32659528@N00/4560682050/ This type of worktop is very popular among kitchens because of the fact that they are not only very sturdy but...

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Marble versus Granite Kitchen Countertops

»Posted by on Jan 22, 2012 in Granite Care, Granite Countertops, Granite Faucet Tops, Granite Kitchen Islands, Granite Slabs, Marble Countertops | 0 comments

Marble versus Granite Kitchen Countertops

Granite – one of the most popular materials to be use for kitchen countertops, but there are plenty of other variants of a natural stone that can be used for kitchen countertop and other elements in your home. Actually natural stones, such as marble or sandstone, may very well be used in a bathroom. Marble is also ideal for fabrication of fireplaces, floors and so on. There are certain aspects of each type of a natural stone that are necessary to considering when making a choice for its use in a certain area of your home. Granite is one of the firmest natural materials. It is capable of sustaining levels of extreme stress, is tolerant to high temperatures and will not stain easily. The removal of stains from granite is something that can be done with ease....

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Granite Countertops: Pros and Cons

»Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in Granite Countertops, Granite Kitchen Islands, Granite Slabs | 0 comments

Granite Countertops: Pros and Cons

Granite – one of the most beautiful natural stones that can be utilized in manufacturing of Granite Countertops. However, like any product it has its pros and its cons. Pros of a Granite Countertop: Uniqueness – The drawing on the granite surface is natural, and each plate will differ a little. Your kitchen granite countertop will be completely unique. Resilient to scratches – A granite countertops is very durable and impervious to scratches. Countertops fabricated from other materials scratch easily. Resilient to high temperatures – you can place absolutely any hot object onto your granite countertop (i.e. frying pans, pots) and they won’t burn your granite countertop. Naturally Beautiful – Granite is one of the most...

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