Published at Friday, 25 August 2017 by Carina Lefevre in Countertops, with total 32 digitals.
According to Home Adviser, the average cost to purchase granite and have it installed can cost between $2,000 and $4,000. You can save money by purchasing the material from a wholesaler and doing some of the preliminary work yourself but the actual fabrication and installation of the countertops should be left to a professional.
White countertops are a popular option for homeowners looking for a clean, timeless look that's also striking and modern; white countertops also make the room appear larger than it is, so it's a great option for cozier kitchens. A fresh, eco-minded approach to adding color to the kitchen is through recycled glass. Used as decorative remnant and set in concrete, the colors are reflective and add stone-like texture and interest.
But as someone who loves to cook (and tends to be especially messy when doing so) and hates to clean, I've always considered marble too impractical for the kitchen. It's incredibly porous, so if it's not sealed correctly and regularly it's going to absorb that red wine you've spilled on it. Plus, it scratches and chips easily. Don't even think about letting those knife blades come in contact with marble.