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IceStone Countertops

Today Nikki writes: I just moved to the east coast and I’m looking for a countertop that looks like granite, but isn’t granite. Something that is a bit more environmentally conscious. Is there anything manufactured around here, that doesn’t have to be shipped halfway around the world? Good news Nikki, there is a slab countertop manufacturer in your… Read more »

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Kitchen Countertop Options

Today Diana writes: I have oak cabinets that are stained a dark blue,…sort of a “country blue”,…I am putting copper tin blacksplash that will go from the countertop up the wall under the cabinet,…flooring is going to be hardwood,…and then granite countertop,……what color of granite and floor,…I thought of a light floor as the cabinets… Read more »

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Recycled Countertops

Today Dan writes: Diva, I’m trying to be more eco friendly, what are my options for recycled countertops? Is going with that option really all that “green”? Well Dan, you have a couple of options from which to choose from here. You can either reuse your old one or you can purchase something made from… Read more »

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Silestone Zen Series Countertop

Today Natasa writes: I am having a very hard time deciding between different countertop colors. Part of my problem is that I have new Gloss Bird’s Eye Thermophoil (European style) kitchen cabinets. My floor is Brazilian Cherry. Since the cabinets are glossy and have a subtle pattern I would like to go with solid colors,… Read more »

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Most Popular Caesarstone Colors

So what are the most popular Caesarstone colors out there? After all, you want to make sure that your quartz surface is going to be stylish for at least a few years to come, right? Well the fact is that most of the time it’s going to depend on where the Caesarstone quartz surface is… Read more »

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Rust-Oleum Countertop Transformations

There is a new product out there for making over your countertop called Rust-Oleum Countertop Transformations. Like other products out in this space, there’s a mult-step process that will help transform your existing countertops and give your kitchen an updated look. I’ve already posted about another product called Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations. Both products by Rust-Oleum sound… Read more »

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Deciding Between Granite Colors

Today Pat writes: I read with interest your answer on how to select the granite color for your countertops……..I am having trouble deciding whether I want the color to blend or contrast……I have honey maple cabinets with maple flooring and mixed glass tile backsplash (green,aqua, gold and light orange) Currently my countertop is a verde… Read more »

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Installing A Granite Tile Countertop

Today Tom writes: Diva, I’ve been looking at installing a granite tile countertop in my kitchen. I went back and forth on whether or not it would be better than simply going with a solid natural stone countertop, like quartz. But before I make the leap into the project, are there any issues outside of… Read more »