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Popular Laminate Kitchen Countertops

March 14th, 2011 No comments

Beveled Edge Plastic Laminate CountertopWhen selecting your laminate top for the kitchen area of your home there are many styles and colors to choose from. In my twenty seven years of making kitchen countertops the most popular designs and colors are determined by the current trends.

For instance, in the nineteen eighties one of the most requested countertop patterns was the Sand Stone look. This Wilsonart laminate selection combined with a wooden edged countertop was very popular during that time. Like everything else, new edge profiles continue to emerge and so do new colors and patterns.

For the past ten years, until now in 2011, granite has certainly dominated the kitchen design industry for countertop selections. Since not everyone can afford the high costs associated with installing real marble kitchen counters, fabricators of plastic laminate began to design really accurate simulations of the stone patterns.
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How To Build Formica Countertops

March 11th, 2011 No comments

How To Fabricate A Formica Countertop
I am a professional countertop fabricator. This article will teach you how to build a Formica laminate countertop for your kitchen or bathroom. The tutorial video below demonstrates the process of adhering the decking perfectly. If you want to add a beveled edge to your Formica top, the video below will teach you how as well.
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Countertops Made Out Of Glass

March 10th, 2011 No comments
Glass Kitchen Counter Colorful Design Idea

Fabricated By http://ThinkGlass.com See Video Below

Did you know that countertops for your kitchen or bathroom can be fabricated out of glass? This material is as durable as marble, is stain proof, resists scratches and can be made with a textured surface. Custom edges and color patterns can be incorporated into your order. Glass is heat resistant and if you order it textured, fingerprints are difficult to see. read Countertops Made Out of Glass

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Concrete Countertop Facts

March 9th, 2011 No comments

Kitchen Concrete Countertop Sink With Drainboard

Concrete is the new unique trend hitting the kitchen design industry? It is being used for kitchen and bathroom countertop designs in many high-end homes. The video below tells the facts about using concrete for countertops.

Popular design trends spread like wild fire. Once enough homeowners like a trendy item, practically every home or business in America has a touch of it. You’d have to be camping out under a boulder not to notice that marble is at every turn. It seems like everyone either wants or has a designer marble top. For our benifit, this is not the case with cement counters, not just yet anyway.
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How to Make Prefab Vanity Countertop Fit Non Straight Wall

March 11th, 2010 No comments

If you have purchased a countertop from Home Depot for your vanity there’s a possibility that the wall will not be straight that you will be installing it on. Many of the tops are made out of fiberglass material and they have the sinks pre-molded into the counter. If you place the top into position on top of the bathroom vanity cabinets and there are gaps along the wall, it’s because the walls are not straight. read How toMake Prefab Vanity Countertop Fit

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