Countertops

Install a Butcher Block Counter

Not very many things define the atmosphere and curb appeal of the contemporary kitchen like its countertops. Indeed, when a kitchen is initially designed or goes on the design table for a well deserved remodeling project, the counters are one of the primary objects under consideration.

And indeed, it can greatly affect the price of the project. If you find yourself remodeling your kitchen to make it not only stylish but user friendly, you need to know how to install a butcher block counter. These counters are made out of Rock Maple. As you might gather from the name, this wood is extremely durable.

Tools Needed for the Butcher Block Counter

  • Electric drill
  • Drill bits

The Best Tile for Countertops

Tile has been used to surface countertops as long as anyone can remember. The Romans made extensive use of tile in their construction, and indeed, when many people think of tile, they still associate it with Italy. Of course today there are many different types of tile that are appropriate for countertops. Of course the best tile for countertops is a very broad question.

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Refinishing Kitchen Countertops Step-By-Step

If your kitchen countertop has begun to look rather questionable and you’re thinking about getting a new one – forget about it! With a bit of patience and elbow grease, you can refinish those countertops for much, much less than it would cost to replace the entire set of kitchen counters. Plus, doing it yourself should actually save time.

Tools for the Job

Basic Concrete Countertop Mix

Concrete countertops are a great solution to finding that durable, inexpensive countertop that not only looks custom-made, but can be personalized to your liking. Mind you, even the most basic concrete countertop mix is labor-intensive and can get time-consuming. It’s not easy, but it is a rewarding project that you can stand back and be proud of in the end – and you won’t be much lighter in the wallet for it!

Create Your Own

Granite Counter Overlay

The natural beauty of granite in the kitchen cannot be undermined and installing a counter overlay yourself can save you a great deal of money with the result that you have a high quality, expensive counter at an affordable price.

Granite overlay is a product that lays over your existing countertop and the slab is available in a variety of natural stone colors and can be purchased in a three quarter inch thickness.

Countertop Layout