So what’s basic and standard for some of us can be perceived as unusual or outdated for others.However, everyone agrees that some options are in the top five anywhere in the world.Like natural granite, wood counters can vary widely in the uniformity and graining of their patterns. Counters of Carrara marble with a polished top function as beautifully as they look.
It is just a personal pet peeve, I wouldn't judge someone for having that, but I prefer a full back splash So, if you are doing a back splash, it should be the same material from counter to cabinet if at all possible. You can see that we have the annoying 4″ back splash(above). I started by taking an exacto knife and scoring all the caulk around the edges of the back splash.For a warm, cottage kitchen look, opt for butcher-block-style wood countertops.Both decorative and functional, this hardworking surface is ideal for food prep — properly sealed, wood countertops are sanitary even for chopping meat.Daring new Marazzi series offer ever-fresh, on-trend design options for stunning floors and walls perfectly tailored to individual design preferences. Leading edge design, exceptional quality and ready availability distinguish the brand.Innovative production techniques create incredibly realistic looks in wood, marble, concrete, limestone, travertine and glass. A total tile package – porcelains, glazed ceramics, glass mosaics, natural stones and metallics – addresses the myriad aesthetic and performance requirements of homeowners, designers and architects.
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