Countertops

Kitchen Countertop Pricing and Materials Guide

Kitchen Countertop Pricing and Materials Guide

Refer to this helpful guide for pricing and material options when choosing your kitchen countertops

Cheap Kitchen Countertop Design

Cheap Kitchen Countertop Design

Rustoleum has made it easy to transform the look of your kitchen countertops using their Countertop Transformations Kit. It’s easy to apply and cheap to boot!

Recycle Old Kitchen Cabinets And Countertops

Recycle Old Kitchen Cabinets And Countertops

There are a ton of ideas to reuse discarded cabinets and countertops

Stylish and Removable Wallpaper

Stylish and Removable Wallpaper

Take this wallpaper with you and use it on any flat surface to enhance the decor of your home

Going Bold with the Formica Anniversary Collection

Going Bold with the Formica Anniversary Collection

Formica Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary with a new collection

Formica Anniversary Collection

Formica Anniversary Collection

Beauty shots from the Formica Anniversary Collection

IBS Behind the Booth: Formica F-Chip

IBS Behind the Booth: Formica F-Chip

Formica’s iconic F-Chip takes center stage when it comes to Formica’s IBS booth design

IBS Behind the Booth with Formica

IBS Behind the Booth with Formica

See how Formica will celebrate their 100th anniversary at the Builders Show in Las Vegas

Quick And Affordable Kitchen Fixes

Quick And Affordable Kitchen Fixes

If you can’t afford a kitchen remodel but want to change the look of it, you have a few options in updating your space. The best part about these projects? Not only are they affordable, but they’re quick, so you can implement a budget-friendly makeover in a few hours or […]

Daltile Introduces SlimLite Surfacing Products

Daltile Introduces SlimLite Surfacing Products

At this year’s Kitchen and Bath Industry Show, Daltile unveiled several new products, including SlimLite Slate and Quartzite, “a line of innovative, thin and lightweight surfacing products,” according to the company. Available later this spring, SlimLite is designed to be installed on various surfaces, including in the kitchen and bathroom, […]

DuPont Unveils New Zodiaq, Corian Countertop Colors

DuPont Unveils New Zodiaq, Corian Countertop Colors

When you’re creating colors for kitchen surfaces, what better inspiration is there than food? DuPont’s new color collections in Zodiaq quartz surfaces and Corian solid surfaces are inspired by spices and ingredients, respectively. Think of a kitchen infused with the warmth of chicory, or a fresh burst of cilantro. Zodiaq […]

Try Granite Overlays For A Cheaper Countertop Alternative

Try Granite Overlays For A Cheaper Countertop Alternative

Meal prep, storage, display area–in a kitchen, the counters are where the action happens. And that’s why picking a solid, durable countertop material is so important. Changing the look of your counters can not only alter their performance, but is also a great way to transform the look of your […]

Best Kitchen and Bath from KBIS 2011

Best Kitchen and Bath from KBIS 2011

The Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) was great this year! Beyond seeing some unique products from the top manufacturers in the country, we spoke to a lot of designers and bloggers who provided us with some real insight to where they feel the industry is headed and what trends […]

Refresh a Butcher Block Countertop

Refresh a Butcher Block Countertop

Wood butcher block countertops have become a popular choice in kitchen countertops. They give any kitchen a rustic farmhouse look but can also be gussied up with the right hardware to be modern and hip. The problem with any organic countertop material is that they take on oils and dirt […]

Interactive Countertops To Bring Touch Technology To The Kitchen

Interactive Countertops To Bring Touch Technology To The Kitchen

The iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad paved the way for touch technology, which is becoming increasingly prevalent as more tablets, computers and even TVs hit the market. But what about a new application of touch technology? Say, in the kitchen? Intel Labs is working on an interactive kitchen countertop system […]

Pros And Cons Of Copper Countertops

Pros And Cons Of Copper Countertops

If you’re hopelessly devoted to trend forecasts, then you may have noticed that warm, rustic materials such as bronze and copper are becoming increasingly popular throughout the home. Faucets and fixtures are one thing, but what about copper countertops? The look can certainly be striking, and copper is versatile enough […]

Update Your Space with 2011 Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Update Your Space with 2011 Kitchen Remodeling Trends

The new year is nearly upon us, and that means trend forecasts are being released on an almost daily basis. If you’re planning to update your kitchen in 2011, you may want to consider some of these current trends that will add style and functionality to your space. + Integrate […]

Matching Kitchen Countertops and Cabinets from Viola Park

Matching Kitchen Countertops and Cabinets from Viola Park

We’ve got news from Viola Park which is now offering countertop packages designed to work in tandem with its base units, that they hope helps simplify the process of buying a kitchen. This eliminates the need for templating or waiting for a third party to manufacture countertops after the rest […]

Marble Countertops Are Built To Last

Marble Countertops Are Built To Last

Although granite countertops continue to be the most popular choice in the kitchen, marble is also a great option if you seek an all-natural stone option. One of the biggest deterrents to using marble as a countertop material is its high price tag. Experts also recommend applying a sealant to […]

Delta Faucet Outlines Emerging Kitchen Trends

Delta Faucet Outlines Emerging Kitchen Trends

Although most of the activities and presentations throughout Delta Faucet’s 2010 Media Day revolved around products and installation, the event also included sporadic discussions of current and upcoming trends. Being a fashion- and decor-minded person, I enjoyed hearing about how Delta tracks fashion, interior decorating and other trends that influence […]

Thoughtful Changes Enhance Small Kitchen

Thoughtful Changes Enhance Small Kitchen

Sometimes a renovated kitchen doesn’t have to mean breaking down walls and relocating to a different spot in the house. When I spotted this kitchen reno on CasaSugar I thought it was a great example of smart, small changes on a tight budget. The homeowners chose custom panels for our […]

DIY Kitchen & Bath Help with Design in a Bag

DIY Kitchen & Bath Help with Design in a Bag

Do you have strong feelings in regards to your kitchen or bath design but don’t have the budget to work with a professional designer? Or do you just know what you like when you see it but don’t have the time or patience to spend picking out color palettes and […]