Recent Countertops Articles


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Install a New Kitchen with Timeless Style

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 22, 2014

A new kitchen installation will cost you about $55K for a high-end job these days and take a minimum of 15 to 20 weeks ... during which time, you'll be without any but the most basic...


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10 Questions and Answers about Terracotta

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 14, 2014

Terracotta is gorgeous, earthy, and green. A richly colored ceramic, it is used for many diverse purposes in house and home, including plumbing pipes; bricks and pavers; floor, roofing,...


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Repurposed Money! How to Upcycle Old Coins

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 28, 2014

Nowadays the Internet is full of bright ideas on how to save money by repurposing just about everything, from furniture to food containers. One type of tip we haven’t seen so...


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Dazzling DIY Countertop Transformations

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 18, 2014

After cabinets, countertops are the main focal point of your kitchen. Besides serving as an essential work surface, your counters set a mood and express your character. Do you prefer...


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Copper Decor: Trending Now

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 29, 2014

Metallics have long been used in household décor as eye-catching accents or impressively bold statements. These days copper is catching up to stylish silver and gold tones...