Countertop options...

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Countertop options...
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Thu, 09-03-2009 - 11:19am

narrow the scope by deciding how long the counter should last, how durable it will be, the difficulty of installation and how much you want to spend.

Here are tips from Bob Villa:
http://www.bobvila.com/HowTo_Library/Countertop_Options-Countertops-A1579.html



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Sun, 09-23-2012 - 12:33pm

Finding a Kitchen Counter Finding a Kitchen Counter

Choose from a wide variety of materials, from stainless steel to paper.

 

 

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Fri, 09-28-2012 - 11:25am

Buyer's Guide to Wood Countertops
Buyer's Guide to Wood Countertops
by Jean Nayar

Unsure whether wood countertops are a good fit for your kitchen? Learn the pros and cons.

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Tue, 12-04-2012 - 11:14am

San Francisco Bay-area designer Kriste Michelini uses tile to create a divide between the wet and dry areas of the bathroom.

Tile Splurge

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UPDATE SURFACES
Adding a concrete countertop is one way to improve your home's solid surfaces.

From DIYNetwork.com

From countertops to walls, watch how you can update every surface of your home.

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Wed, 12-12-2012 - 11:23am

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Mon, 02-04-2013 - 11:53am

Trending Now: Laminate Counters
 Laminate Countertops
by Jean Nayar

A perennial favorite in budget kitchen remodels, laminate countertops have upped their game, both in the performance and style departments

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Sun, 07-14-2013 - 11:41am

Kitchen Countertops Buying Guide: The Ins And Outs Of The Best Options On The Market (PHOTOS)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/09/kitchen-countertops-buying-guid...

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Sat, 07-20-2013 - 12:38pm

Guess What These Countertops Are Made From

You would normally imagine parking lots when you think of this material.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/19/concrete-ideas-home_n_3624500.html

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Wed, 09-11-2013 - 2:16pm

Instead of replacing, try a COUNTERTOP REFRESH

All you need for this project is decorative contact paper or adhesive shelf liner; clear caulk; a razor blade or box cutter; and finally, Mod Podge: http://rentalrevival.com/home/2013/6/16/diy-countertop-revival