Countertops Archive

How to Clean Granite Countertops with Natural Products

Natural stone countertops such as granite, marble, travertine or limestone are good-looking and hard-wearing. However, these natural stone products have a certain degree of porosity. Therefore, after installation, they must be cleaned and sealed. Depending on the variety of stone as well as the amount of sealer treatment the stone has had, the porosity between [&hellip

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How to Take Off an Old Bathroom Laminate Countertop and Install a New One

Many older homes have old laminated bathroom countertops and many newer homes have bathroom countertop problems, such as water damage and scratches. Replacing a bathroom countertop can be completed by any handy homeowner with a few tools. Step 1: Remove the sink Disconnect the water supply and drain from the sink. Close the valves of [&hellip

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What Are the Health Risks of Granite Countertops?

Granite countertops are one of the most expensive countertops, but they make up for the price with their beauty and durability. In geological terms, granite is an igneous rock, meaning it was formed when magma (molten rock) cooled very slowly until it solidified in a process that can take many of thousands, or even millions [&hellip

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The Best Way to Remove Stains from Marble Countertop

Marble countertop like other natural stones countertops is gorgeous, but is porous and will soak in liquids that can leave stains (even sitting water can cause stains!). You should always wipe up any spills from marble as soon as you see them.   This porosity explains why it stains so easily, but it also explains [&hellip

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Kitchen Countertops

Kitchen countertops are one of the most outstanding parts of your kitchen. Besides the kitchen flooring, the countertop is the largest surface in your kitchen and its look can make or break the whole design of your room. Kitchen countertops add color, depth, and beauty to your kitchen and enhance the cabinetry, backsplash, and flooring. [&hellip

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