All posts tagged "countertop"
DIY Dream: New Life for Backyard Setting
In sunny southern California, where outdoor living takes place most of the year, Anthony B. had a challenge. His backyard barbecue kitchen center and seating area were showing signs of aging. The DIYer knew there had to...
- Posted March 27, 2021
5 Winter Weekend Indoor DIY Projects
Whether you’re staying inside this winter to avoid cold weather or possible COVID infection, now is the ideal time to tackle DIY projects. Invest just one weekend and you can add value and style to your home...
- Posted January 31, 2021
Kitchen and Bath Real Stone Resurfacing Projects
Searching for a cost-effective way to revitalize aging countertops and wall tiles? Then look no further than real stone finishes from Daich Coatings. Homeowners and building industry professionals alike can change kitchen and bathroom surfaces with SpreadStone™...
- Posted August 28, 2020
Granite Offers an Authentic and Natural Finish to Historic Home Renovation
Granite has an authentic natural finish for the age and architecture of our 604 Second Street Historic Renovation. It has limitless design potential and value. It’s durable and a good choice for the kitchen – it won’t...
- Posted March 10, 2018
Countertops – Getting the Best of the Best
The project involved completely renovating a modest 1,177 sq. ft. 111-year-old home, inside and out, in old town Brentwood, California. Originally a catalog mail-order kit home, built around 1906, it was among an estimated 600 small bungalows...
- Posted December 12, 2017
Choosing a Countertop
In this day and age of high priced construction countertops are getting as hard to choose as plumbing fixtures or light fixtures. There are the solid surface materials such as Corian®, Gibralter ® and Avonite ®. There...
- Posted August 25, 2015
The Backsplash Trend
Got a countertop with a tiny four-inch backsplash? You’re missing out on a hot new trend! Indeed, today’s designer kitchens feature backsplash walls that run from counter to cabinets and even up to ceilings with spectacular materials...
- Posted June 26, 2014
Patching Plastic Laminate
Formica is a brand name for a generic solid-surface material called plastic laminate. It’s used for countertops, cabinets, and furniture. If you have a laminate surface somewhere in your home, chances are someday you will have to...
- Posted May 18, 2014
Old Countertop With a Fresh New Look
A new tile countertop might sound like a budget-buster, but there is an affordable alternative. Simply install tile right over the existing laminate countertop. Start by removing the sink and protecting the front of the cabinets with...
- Posted May 13, 2014
Cultured Marble Counters
Today is “Groundhog Day” when –it is said — if the groundhog sees his shadow, that’s good news. The sighting signals there are only six more weeks of winter. However, if today you should look at your...
- Posted March 25, 2014