Kategori: Kitchen

  • What is Sintered Stone? Uses, Cost, and Considerations

    | Published on Oct 4, 2023 Sintered stone is a mix of minerals formed into a slab through sintering – a process of compacting and heating. Unlike Quartz, sintered stone contains no binders or resins. Sintered stone is considered a synthetic material, but its ingredients are natural and may include granite minerals, clay, natural oxides,…

  • 17 Kitchen Backsplash Ideas for Dark Cabinets

    | Published on Oct 2, 2023 Dark kitchen cabinets have exploded in popularity, providing a stylish option for those who want to steer clear of traditional white. Homeowners who’ve never had dark cabinetry might be intimidated by the backsplash choice. Since backsplashes influence the overall look of a kitchen, much consideration is needed. We’ve found…

  • How Much Do Porcelain Countertops Cost?

    | Published on Sep 29, 2023 Porcelain countertops cost $2,900 on average to install, taking labor and materials into account. The typical range for most projects is $1,000 to $4,000, but some higher-end projects may cost over $8,000. More specifically, you should expect to pay $48 to $103 per square foot, depending on the quality…

  • What’s the Cost to Paint Kitchen Cabinets?

    | Published on Aug 31, 2023 The average cost to paint kitchen cabinets ranges between $2,000 to $6,500. This average considers professional labor hours and materials. There’s also an average of $200 and $774 for DIY projects. Painting your kitchen cabinets is a quick way to improve your kitchen’s look. Factors Affecting the Cost of…

  • Standard Counter Height and Why You May Want to Break the Rule

    | Updated on Sep 29, 2023 Standard counter height is a widely accepted measurement that is designed to ensure comfort for the majority of tasks. Standard counter height is typically 36 inches. It represents a careful balance between comfort and practicality, ensuring that the kitchen counter height is appropriate for a wide range of kitchen…

  • A Breakdown of the Cost of Marble Countertops in 2023

    | Updated on Aug 29, 2023 Marble countertop costs between $2,000 and $5,000, with most homeowners paying around $3,000. This stone is a popular countertop choice for its elegance and durability. With many types and finishes, marble’s price can vary. Let’s explore the specifics of each type and the cost factors to make a more…

  • 10 Examples of Butcher Block Counters with White Cabinets

    | Published on Jul 17, 2023 Butcher blocks counters with white cabinets is a classic combination that can look traditional, rustic, or modern, depending on the rest of the kitchen design. 1. Farmhouse Kitchen with a Butcher Block Island and White Cabinets The designers of this kitchen chose a honey-colored butcher block for this white…

  • Butcher Block Sealer: How to Use the Top 4 Options

    | Published on Jul 11, 2023 There are four standard butcher block sealer options: mineral oil, an oil and beeswax combo, Waterlox, and polyurethane. The product you choose will determine how often you need to seal your countertops, ranging from weekly to up to ten years. Why Seal Butcher Block Countertops Butcher block counters contain…

  • How to Stain Butcher Block Counters 

    | Published on Jul 11, 2023 Staining butcher block counters can change the look of your kitchen and bring older wood back to life. Before staining, it’s essential to choose a food-safe product and a compatible sealer. Types of Butcher Block Stain There are three types of butcher block stain: water-based, oil-based, and one-step oil+stain…

  • Before You Buy: Pros and Cons of Butcher Block Counters

    | Published on Jul 11, 2023 Learning the pros and cons of butcher block counters can help you decide if this is the right material for your kitchen. While these wood counters add a natural look to any space, they require ongoing maintenance, which is a deterrent for some buyers. The Pros and Cons of…