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Countertop Calculator

Give your kitchen or bathroom a boost with new countertops that make your home feel fresh again. Use a countertop calculator to estimate the square footage of your counter space. This will help you figure out how much material you need and get an estimated cost of your renovation project. On This Page: Countertop Calculations…

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Concrete Countertop Calculator

Concrete countertops are durable and versatile alternative surfaces with a high-end appearance that improves with age. Use a concrete countertop calculator to estimate the amount of materials needed to add this beautiful look to your home. Avoid miscalculations, save time, and ensure the success of your home improvement project. On This Page: Calculating Concrete Countertops…

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Cheap Kitchen Countertops – Affordable Ideas on a Budget

10 Cheap Countertops Options & Ideas Granite remains king of the countertop design world. But it, along with most other natural stone slabs, remain the most expensive options. You can update your kitchen on a budget without compromising beauty or elegance. This guide is the first step to designing and install a luxurious and expensive-looking…

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Porcelain vs. Ceramic Tile: Which is Better?

On This Page: What’s the Difference Between Porcelain and Ceramic Tile? Porcelain and ceramic tiles are often considered one in the same. However, there are significant differences in each tile’s porosity and makeup. Though both are made of clay baked in a kiln, that’s where their similarities end. Ceramic – made of red, white, or…

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quartz vs marble counters

Quartz or Granite Countertops: Which is Better & Why?

When choosing great looking, durable countertops, both quartz and granite are an excellent choice. However, there are some fundamental differences. Stone workers cut granite directly from large deposits into slabs. Manufacturers make quartz by combining crushed rock with resin to form slabs. Granite tends to be more natural looking while quartz requires overall lower maintenance….

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DIY Countertops You Can Make in a Weekend

Gorgeous modern countertops in your kitchen or bathroom may look challenging to complete yourself, but finishing with warm wood or cool concrete can be done by a DIYer with a little vision and know-how. Here’s an overview of how to install beautiful countertop options yourself. DIY Concrete Countertops Pouring a concrete countertop can definitely be…

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Bathroom Countertop Installation Guide

Replacing the countertop in your bathroom can help completely change the appearance of the room, shaping it to your changing tastes and styles in a relatively simple process that can have a big impact on the room as a whole.

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Laminate Counters are still a good option in the kitchen and bath

Formica Counters: Better than the Real Thing

Formica isn’t a particular material so much as the industry term for a particular type of structure. In fact, it’s a copyrighted brand name, but it is often used to refer to any plastic laminate glued to a wooden substrate. Since laminate is such a versatile product, Formica counters come in a wide variety of…

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Laminate Kitchen Counters

Going Green: Laminate Countertops

Laminate countertops present an interesting dilemma for homeowners looking to go green. In truth, there are more eco-friendly options out there when it comes to countertop materials. Laminate countertops can contain high levels of adhesives, sealers, and other sources of potentially harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that get released into your indoor environment. On the…

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